Apart from playing games and updating your social media accounts, your phone and tablet can be valuable assets for your studies too. There are so many great websites and apps that can help a lot with your studies. We are listing below some of the most useful and best apps for students.
List of 10 Best Apps for Students
Here is a list of 10 best apps for students with a brief description of each app. While the apps are not listed in any particular order, our favourite is Khan Academy.
Founded in 2006 by Salman Khan, the mission of Khan Academy is to provide “free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere”.
1. Khan Academy
Khan Academy, the biggest online studying resource is now available in the form of an iOS app. This app gives you full access to Khan Academy video lessons on a broad range of subjects. – Highly recommended for students ranging from Grades 1 ~ 12.
You can download this app free @iTunes: khanacademy.org
Evernote is a free app that lets you take notes, pictures, voice reminders, create to-do lists, copy web pages and practically everything that you find exiting online or in real word.
This app lets you have access to everything that you have saved, across all your devices – Tablet, Laptop and phone. You can also share your notes and info with friends and colleagues.
Download for Android Free @Google play: Evernote Android
3. Self Control
Most social media addicts go online with the good intention of spending just a few minutes but end up spending hours, unable to control their craving for social media and other addictive websites.
Self Control app allows you to block your most addictive sites for a set amount of time on your phone or tablet. This can be helpful when you have an exam nearby or you are trying to complete an assignment.
Once you turn-on this app, there is no way to get around it, even restarting the computer will not help. You must wait for the timer to run out.
You can download this app free @selfcontrolapp.com.
4. RealCalc Scientific Calculator
Math is already hard enough. What if you forget your scientific calculator at home ?
RealCalc Scientific Calculator can save the day, it features all the functionalities of a real scientific calculator. This app is really helpful for those students who are forgetful and in cases where your calculator is malfunctioning or broken.
You can download this app free @Google play: Realcalc Scientific Calculator
5. Babylon Translator
Babylon Translator provides full text translations between different languages. Just copy a word from an email or browser and the app will translate the word into multiple languages simultaneously.
Babylon Translator also provides full text translations, supports dictionary feature in dozens of languages and now also supports speech to text translations.
You can download this app free @Google play: Babylon Translator
6. Dictionary.com Flashcards
Dictionary.com flashcards is a helpful flashcard tool that lets you memorise definitions of words. You can choose from the available 70,000 flashcards or you can also create your own card.
It also gives you an option to hear audio pronunciation or you can simply just memorise the definition.
Download this app free @Google Play: Doctionary.com Flashcards
7. Sleep If You Can Alarm
This app is awesome for waking up which can be extremely hard for students. With this app you can set an alarm to wake you up and the alarm turns off only after you have taken a picture of the place or thing displayed on your phone’s screen.
This ensures that you are really up and ready to start your day. You can also shake the phone to turn off the alarm but if you really want to get up you should take a picture of what it tells you to.
Download this app at @Google play: Sleep If You Can Alarm
JumpCut makes it easier to copy and paste things. This app basically provides access to your clipboard’s history. What this means is that you will always have access to the text that you’ve cut or copied, even if you have subsequently cut or copied something else.
You can download this iOS app @Sourceforge.
Dictionary.com pulls over 2,000,000 definitions and synonyms from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com websites. This app now works offline and also supports translations in over 30 languages.
You can download this app free @Google Play: Dictionary.com
10. Facebook Messenger
Sometimes it is good to stay in touch during school because your friends can tell you something you missed when you were absent. Facebook Messenger lets you message your friends over Wi-Fi.
If this app is used for studying purposes and not socializing then it can really be helpful for students.
You can download this very popular app @Google Play: Facebook Messenger