What are the best apps for software engineers?

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    #1DroidEdit

    DroidEdit
    DroidEdit is a code and text editor for Android tablets and phones -similar to Notepad++ or Gedit. Syntax highlighting for several languages, documents sharing via Dropbox, Gmail, etc.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Brenda Alvarez
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "Droidedit is a pretty handy tool. It has multiple color schemes, keyboard short cuts, preview function for HTML files and a lot more. There is also an optional pro version with even more features. "
  2. 13

    #2Textastic

    Textastic

    Textastic is a useful app helps you edit code. The app has code completion for HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP. C, and Objective-c. With this app, you can manage better your rich text files. 

    Apps

    iOS

    $7.99

    Manuela Gómez
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "If you are a software engineer and is searching for the best app, Textastic is one that you should definitely consider. It has code completion for a variety of languages, such as HTML, CSS, PHP and more! It is very helpful and a great tool on the go to allow you to manage your RTFs better so I would definitely recommend it. "
  3. 13

    #3AIDE - IDE

    AIDE - IDE

    This app is an integrated development environment (IDE) that will allow you to develop real Android Apps on your phone. Just follow the coding lessons to become an expert app developer, checking whenever you want to if there is any error. 




    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Christina Russell
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "it keeps the directory stable and clean, so you don't lose your place. having interactive lessons for people makes it first time user friendly. it supports C/C++ and Java"
  1. 10

    #4TeamViewer for Remote Control

    TeamViewer for Remote Control

    Use this app to remotely control other devices, like computers, smartphones or tablets while you are away. TeamViewer provides easy, fast and secure remote access to most Android devices.

    Apps

    Android

    Rakesh Gavde
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "With all the evil doers out there, and since they haven't cloned me yet, I need this App to get away for a few minutes of sanity relief. When stuff does happen, it gives me excellent remote access to the machines I'm in charge of, and I can take corrective action immediately. My sanity thanks you. "
  2. 10

    #5TextWrangler

    TextWrangler

    TextWrangler is a powerful tool to create rich text documents. With this application, users can edit code and make easier to program. It is compatible with devices running on an iOs operating system.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Donna Turner
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "Pretty good text editor, but nothing to write home about. It does have a simple format and does seem to be fully capable of doing everything for editing, but there is a flaw if it makes itself the default text editor. Nothing really to worry about if this happens, just uninstall. Not really my cup of tea anyway."
  3. 9

    #61Password

    1Password

    1Password remembers all your passwords for you. In it, you can save your passwords and log in to sites with a single click. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Chrome

    Free- Varies by plan

    Roy Barnes
    Written on November 26, 2017
    "1password is very useful to me being a business owner when you consider the fact that I have to use a lot of different passwords throughout the day. The interface is very simple to use and and I found the convenient factor to be very high in terms of it remembering and auto filling in all of my passwords for all of the different accounts that I use throughout the day. "
  4. 6

    #7Slack

    Slack

    Slack organizes team conversations in open channels. It allows users to create a channel for a project, a topic, a team, or anything in between. It also gives everyone a transparent view of all that's going on.

    Apps

    Web, Windows, Android, iOS, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Roy Kennedy
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "do not think this is what the topic wants"
  5. 5

    #8Wire

    Wire
    Cross-platforms messaging app providing special attention to your privacy and a secure communication experience. It is available for many platforms: Web, Windows, Mac. Linux, iOS, Android...
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Julie Kelley
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "A pretty useless app for the given topic. It is one of many chat apps and not one of the better ones. I was looking for an app helpful to the field of software development not communication. Poor solution to the given topic."
  6. 5

    #9Freelancer App

    Freelancer App
    Freelancer is the world's largest crowdsourcing marketplace. This platform connects employers and freelancers.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Deborah George
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "If you are a freelance software engineer looking to pick up some temp projects, or if you are working on a project and could use some quick help you might want to check out Freelancer App. It's not focused of any particular field of work, so your mileage may vary. Personally I wouldn't keep it on my phone all of the time, but it has its uses."
  7. 4

    #10Perfect AppLock

    Perfect AppLock

    Perfect AppLock lets users protect any applications they want via PIN, Pattern or Gesture. The app can lock the following: Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, SMS, Email, Gallery, Camera, USB connection, Settings, and any other chosen apps.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Christian Harrison
    Written on July 14, 2018
    "Perfect AppLock has been a great app for someone like me that has a variety of apps that utilize a password. It has simplified the whole process of keeping my information protected and works seamlessly with most of the apps that I use already, highly recommend this one!"
  8. 2

    #11Skype

    Skype

    The app version of the famous software. You can call your friends wherever they are. Also, the app lets you create groups and send reactions, emoticons, and GIFs. It has domestic and international call features. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Martha Vargas
    Written on November 25, 2017
    "Skype allows you to communicate fast and effectively. Perfect download that does exactly what you expect it to do."
  9. 1

    #12Wifi Analyzer

    Wifi Analyzer

    Wifi Analyzer turns your Android phone into a powerful tool that shows you the WiFi channels around you and helps you choose a less crowded channel for your wireless router.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Jason Simmons
    Written on November 24, 2017
    "Wifi Analyzer is a good app for setting up a router and home/work network, but I'm not sure it's really all that useful for a software engineer. I would think there are many work based apps that would be much more useful for them. This app is great and functions well, though."

Summary

Best What are the best apps for software engineers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1DroidEditApps 16 Free
2TextasticApps 13 Paid
3AIDE - IDEApps 13 Free
4TeamViewer for Remote ControlApps 10 Paid
5TextWranglerApps 10 Free
61PasswordSoftware 9 Free
7SlackApps 6 Free
8WireApps 5 Free
9Freelancer AppApps 5 Free
10Perfect AppLockApps 4 Free
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