What are the best iOS productivity apps?

asked by Moshe Alnis
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    Trello is an effective task management system that lets you customize your list of items, so it's easier to drag, drop, modify or assign tasks. This is ideal if you are involved in projects with other people.


    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Anthony McDonald
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "After getting the Trello I have noticed that my work productivity has increased greatly. I find that a lot of the tasks that I perform on my iOS devices have become easier to perform."
  2. 18



    Evernote is an app that allows users to create all kinds of notes and keep all their ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share ideas and even create agendas for their teammates.   


    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ignacio Corona
    Written on January 30, 2018
    "Evernote is very convenient and allows me to create notes on the fly. I have found it particularly useful while in a business meeting and I need to be able to record the meeting or take quick notes after the meeting without being intrusive. "
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    Handle brings together your email, calendar, and to-dos so you know exactly what you need to accomplish today, tomorrow, and beyond.


    Free- with in-app purchases

    Christine Hansen
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "For a while I have been in search for iOS productivity apps. Handle was brought up when I discussed the need to a friend, and looking into it I decided to get it. It brings together email and calendar aspects of your life so you can keep track of what you need to accomplish."
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    #4Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows you to have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices.


    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Chrome


    Crystal Valdez
    Written on January 30, 2018
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    Todoist is a free multiplatform to-do list and a task manager application which is ideal for getting things done. It helps you to keep track of everything you must do, from errands to your own projects. 


    Android, iOS, Chrome, Windows

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Carl Gibson
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "I thought this would help me be more organized but it didn't help me. Maybe I'm dysfunctional or something but this was a pain. It isn't like magic where it just knows everyone obviously. You have to take the time to add everything and it becomes a pain."
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    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.


    Web, Windows, Android, iOS, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Diana West
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "I love this product! It helped my team out so much on our last project. It cut down on confusion and communication delays. I would definitely use it again for another group project."
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    Clear is a colorful app to help you to keep on top of your tasks. Simple gestures create, rearrange and tick off your to-dos, and you can create separate lists to ensure your shopping and working duties aren't jumbled together.


    iOS, Android


    Ralph Ferguson
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "This app is great for making myself a to do list for any given day. I can keep track and update the list based on the surprises life tends to throw my way. I can wholeheartedly recommend this app when it comes to helping with time management that's for sure."
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    Any.do is an easy to use tool that helps you to keep track of all your appointments and tasks. It also allows you to make lists for various needs. It´s a very helpful solution that allows you to sync your data with your different devices.

    Web, Android, iOS, Chrome


    Jonathan Wagner
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "Keeping up with my schedule has always been something that I struggled with. After finding the Any.do app on iOS that has all changed. I am able to stay on top of things without much problem at all."
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    #9Remember The Milk

    Remember The Milk

    Remember The Milk is a free service for creating personal and professional to-do lists. It syncs across different devices as well as browsers so you'll be able to see and manage your lists. Its features also include list sharing and tasking.


    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Linux

    Free- basic plan

    Michael Bishop
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "I'm not to great at organizing my schedule but my recent addition of this Remember the Milk app has made a big difference so far in helping me get things done on schedule. I am just learning how to use some of the cool and colorful features, including the different ways to send myself a reminder notification."
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    Mint is personal finance app that stores all your expenses so you can overview your credit card, payment and, investment history. It also gives you savings and budgeting tips to help you stay with-in-budget.


    Android, iOS


    Brandon Barnes
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "Mint really keeps me organized financially and is very easy to use. Once I had everything set up I noticed I was saving a few minutes here and there when it came to my financial management. The minutes add up and I have more time during the week to be productive with other things."
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    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.


    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Magdalena Palacios
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "One day at work a friend told me that I should use dropbox to increase my workflow on iOS devices. I tried it out but did not find it to help me that much at all."
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    #12Microsoft Outlook

    Microsoft Outlook

    Microsoft Outlook is a third-party email software application that offers easy management of your emails, contacts, and calendars. It has a free mobile version that runs on Android and iOS devices,  and a software version that runs on Windows.


    iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Anthony Miller
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "I must say, this app performs very well with little to no lags or crashes. It is a very useful app that does all it promises to do. I myself use it mainly for email and calendar."
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    #13Wunderlist app

    Wunderlist app

    Wunderlist is a simple task manager app that helps you get organized. This app is useful if you're sharing a grocery list, planning a party, working on a project, or simply reviewing your daily tasks.


    Android, iOS, Windows


    Johnny Brooks
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "A solid to do app that's easy to use and has plenty of useful features and extras. If it was integrated with some of the more popular document apps, it would be just about perfect. Recommended, for basic use, but you might want something more robust. "


Best What are the best iOS productivity apps
1TrelloApps 21 Free
2EvernoteApps 18 Free
3Handle Software 17 Free
4Google DriveApps 16 Free
5Todoist Apps 14 Free
6SlackApps 14 Free
7ClearApps 11 Free
8Any.doApps 10 Free
9Remember The MilkApps 8 Free
10MintApps 6 Free

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