What are the best independant apps that surpass the official ones?

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    #1Evernote

    Evernote

    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.   

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Scott Berry
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Evernote is an app for recording notes, texts, etc. and it offers so much more than the official note taking apps that come with the iPhone. In Evernote, you can record your voice, create memos and just generally record events, etc. much better. Evernote is a fantastic note taling and recording app. "
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    #2Khan Academy

    Khan Academy

    Khan Academy is an educational organization founded by Salman Khan. It offers learning resources available on the web and the mobile app. It features an interactive classroom blackboard teaching style with short quizzes and questions.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Bruce He
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "Khan Academy has one of the ugliest websites that I have ever seen. With that said, it is effective. They offer quizzes and lessons on so many subjects that it's a great resource for educators as well as lifelong learners. While the site is not attractive, it is relatively intuitive and absolutely useful."
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    #3Spotify

    Spotify

    Spotify is a music streaming platform that features plenty of functions to help users discover new music. It comes with curated and shared playlists, suggested radio stations, and related artists - all based on your likes and listens.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Dylan Hayes
    Written on October 21, 2017
    "As an independent music player, Spotify is more than capable versus the other official one, such as Apple iTunes. It lets you listen to music and discover related artists and songs, which is great when you’re driving and you should have minimal interaction with your phone. You can listen to the songs you like with some advertisement in between, or sign up for the premium membership and listen to songs ad free. One downside is that some artists, such as Taylor Swift and Coldplay, have boycotted streaming on Spotify, so if they are your favorite artists, you’re out of luck. "
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    #4Dark Sky

    Dark Sky
    Dark Sky is an application for monitoring weather. It has a 24/7 weather forecast, images of current conditions, saved locations, and weather maps. It has rain notifications and a status bar. It is free but can be upgraded to a premium version. 
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ralph Walker
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "this app good"
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    #5MyFitnessPal

    MyFitnessPal
    MyFitnessPal is a tracking app that will help you to lose weight, tone up, change your habits and get healthy. It connects with other training apps and devices, like Fitbit, Jawbone UP, Garmin, MapMyFitness, Runkeeper, Strava, and more.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Henry Walsh
    Written on October 27, 2017
    "MyfitnessPal is the app that helps people track their weight and change eating habits. It allows you to enter or scan food items to track what your caloric intake is and also recommends how much to eat a day. If you are losing weight or trying to gain muscle, fitness pal is perfect for you, it's even better than the official weight watchers app."
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    #6Videoshop

    Videoshop

    Videoshop is free and an easy-to-use video editor with fast editing tools, filters and many other effects for personalizing your videos which can be shared to your social media accounts. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Pamela Nelson
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "If you want to edit photos and save time doing it, this could be for you. You can edit photos and videos and personalize them easily."

Summary

Best What are the best independant apps that surpass the official ones
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1EvernoteApps 0 Free
2Khan AcademyApps 0 Free
3SpotifyApps 0 Free
4Dark SkyApps 0 Free
5MyFitnessPalApps 0 Free
6VideoshopApps 0 Free
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