What are the best iPad productivity apps?

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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

    Brian Warren
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "Evernote is one of the best iPad productivity apps you can download. It really helped me get organized and I never thought anything would be able to do that! It is easy to use and worth the time it saves. You should check it out if you need help getting your poop in a group!"
  2. 15

    #2Microsoft 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.

    Apps

    iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jose Gonzalez
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "Microsoft Outlook is probably the most famous email application in the world. I have been using outlook for almost as long as I have been using computers. It just works. Now that I can use it on all of my devices, including the iPad, I never have to be without my favorite email platform."
  3. 15

    #3Todoist

    Todoist

    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. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Chrome, Windows

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Billy Lane
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "This apps not really for me, however if you are a list oriented person this app could be perfect for you. You can keep track of anything from kids homework project deadlines to grocery lists to large difficult projects."
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    #4Dropbox

    Dropbox

    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.

    Apps

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Celia Medina
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "Dropbox is a godsend when I have had any issues getting files from one device to another, and using it regularly seems to be a great way to increase productivity. The ability to share certainly increases social productivity, if not workplace! "
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    #5Mint

    Mint

    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.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Brian Jackson
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "My finances are growing more complex the older that I get, and Mint helps me keep everything organized. I need to be able to visualize what is happening with all my investments and accounts, and Mint gives me the power that I need. The only issue that I have is that it takes a little bit to load the app."
  3. 10

    #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

    Yu Gu
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "I could not understand why this app is a solution for the productivity app since it is just a simple password manager app. It is not even a good one."
  4. 9

    #7Microsoft PowerPoint

    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Microsoft Powerpoint is a powerful app to create, view and edit great presentations on your computer or directly from your device.
    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows

    Free

    George Schneider
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "This isn't available on ipad. The link goes right to a google play listing. That said, powerpoint itself is largely used for productivity and reports, and is quite useful."
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    #8Microsoft Word

    Microsoft Word

    Microsoft word is one of the most famous text processors all around the world. Well known by the users, it allows all kind of basic features involving text and images for quick and clean reports. It also permits PDF editing. 

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Douglas Hudson
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "I cannot think of any one who does not use Microsoft word in the whole world.Its easy to use and allows all kinds of basic features involving text and images for quick ad clean reports.I personally use it at work and it also permits PDF Editing.The best part is that its also designed for iPad which I mostly work on."
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    #9Wunderlist 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.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows

    Free

    May Huang
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "If' you're into making lists for things, this is the app for you. I have found it to be quite helpful. I can attach photos, PDF's etc. I can share them with family and friends. I can work on the go and set reminders for things I need to do. It's available for download on android, ios etc. which is quite convenient. There's so much you can do with this app that makes it worth the install. Overall a really good app. It's so much more than a list app. Well worth the money!"
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    #10Paper

    Paper

    Paper is a free application for iOS devices that enables users to create checklists, spot details in pictures, and sketch diagrams. It also has an auto-correction feature for drawings and also has a 3D journal.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Bruce Bradley
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "An app that is available only for iOS devices in the Apple store. This app helps you put your notes, checklists and other documents on "paper." Helps you keep your documents and ideas organized. Easy to create notes and other documents using the app's swipe-to-style formatting. "
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    #11TMetric

    TMetric

    TMetric is a time tracker tool that has multiple integrations so you can use it together with other platforms with its interface that's easy to use and simple to understand. It allow you to keep track of time intervals and budgets easily.

    Apps

    iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Chrome Browser Extension, Firefox Browser Extension, Opera Browser Extension, Linux

    Free- Varies by plan

    James Richardson
    Written on January 10, 2018
    "This app is a good option for employees/employers who are working on small tasks that need to be time managed. The app will require some time wasted by the individual to set up the task profile and require the person to engage the app so show completion. Overall it will be a good time management system, but the productivity is based on your initial input so it might be better geared for team management rather than personal management "

Summary

Best What are the best iPad productivity apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1EvernoteApps 21 Free
2Microsoft OutlookApps 15 Free
3Todoist Apps 15 Free
4DropboxApps 14 Free
5MintApps 10 Free
61PasswordSoftware 10 Free
7Microsoft PowerPointApps 9 Free
8Microsoft WordApps 7 Free
9Wunderlist appApps 7 Free
10PaperApps 4 Free
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