Best 19 Free Apps for Android and iOS
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No matter which one you decide to buy, no smartphone is considered to be complete without having a few additional applications and widgets.
But which ones are worth installing, your time, or worth learning? That’s what this article is all about.
We have rounded up the very best Must Have Apps for both Android and iOS.
The apps for smartphones basically increase the productivity level of and make the users able to get more enhanced experienced of the work they are doing. Whether it is a music player, writing, games or anything else, the purpose of every application is to allow you to get more \from the work you are doing.
Below is our list of those applications for smartphones that are available for free.
Plenty of Fish (or POF for short) is a courting – dating website that also has its own app. This website is huge and boasts hundreds of thousands of people coming to the site on a daily basis.
And everyone is going there to find love and romance.
POF is available in two versions specifically POF Free and POF top class.
POF Free is worthwhile if you’ve never used a dating app, but there are many limitations to the free version of the site.
POF premium as you would have guessed is the option to unlock all the benefits of a full membership. Some of these benefits are things like being able to email people, send requests and the ability to look through a lthe entire list of people on the site, which is actually very large!
It’s the POF top class that lets the users investigate the people who are taking an interest in them using visiting their profiles.
POF premium users can also check for either the message that was once sent them to other has been read or now not and whether the message remains to be within the inbox or has been deleted using the recipient. In real phrases, POF is engraved with all those elements that allow the users make their relationship in a method that they like most.
2. 3D Weather Live Wallpaper
3D Weather Live Wallpaper is one of the best live weather apps in its class that is based on the dynamic switching weather system like day and night, lightning, and thunder, etc.
3D Weather Live Wallpaper is free to use for Android smartphones.
3D Weather Live Wallpaper is not about giving you simple wallpaper only; rather you will get live wallpaper full of nigh stars, white clouds, blue skies and various other weather related views.
No need to install weather apps and separate wallpapers because 3D Weather Live Wallpaper is going to deliver you both in a single application.
The process is very simple. 3D Weather Live Wallpaper is a scene wallpaper that changes as the weather changes.
StealthChat is a free application for performing encrypted calls and chats in a private and secure communication environment. This application will make you able to enjoy the calling and chatting with friends without even worrying about the privacy of communication.
StealthChat is based on the ultra-modern encryption technology and for the same reason, there will be no recordkeeping of the calls you have made or messages you have sent.
Four main advantages of using StealthChat are system for encrypted VOIP calls, encrypted group chat system, self-destructing messages system and private picture sharing.
Self-destructing messages system of StealthChat will give you more command and control over your message.
You can set the time for deleting the messages from one minute to one day.
TasKiller free is a double functioning application for the Android users using which they can easily kill the unwanted processes, either apps or games in one tap.
TasKiller free is the best way to get the information of what is going on in your device and block ads.
After having the in-depth knowledge of your device, you can then make the decision which apps or processes are important and which needs to be shut down.
TasKiller free will also make you able to switch between multiple applications. By this, you can free memory to keep your device fast.
SoundHound is a hand free application that will make you able to get what you want.
Their search process is called Houndify, SoundHound is a way to search quickly, discover and play music all with live lyrics.
The best about SoundHound is that there is proper What is that song section here whose searching system is based on music recognition nod LiveLyrics so that you can easily search for music playing around you.
You can even search by way of singing and humming also.
This music discovery and identifying application are widely available for smartphone devices.
Most of its features and functions are based on the system of customization so that you can modify it according to your own liking.
Cashbook – Expense Tracker is an app for managing personal finance of all types.
This application is for managing only those expenses that are paid with cash.
Moreover, this application can be used for managing business expenses as well.
By using this application, the user can track expenses and income of all types.
Moreover, there is a password protection system as well.
This application also provides the users almost 35 international currencies in which the users can keep records for.
7. Music TV
Music TV is your gateway to the world of unlimited and free music videos over the YouTube.
Music TV lets the music lovers automatically to view the music videos of their music library songs.
Music TV allows the music lovers to create their own list of favorite tracks with the songs of their own music library or from the YouTube.
Music TV is like your own personal music player and YouTube music streamer that even lets the users share their playlists as well.
8. Microsoft Office Mobile
When Microsoft actually launched a mobile version of their Office suite onto Android, it accompanied with a severe impediment: a required Office 365 subscription.
That strategy has altered since then, with Office Mobile now free for ‘home use’ with a free Microsoft account (professional users still require an Office subscription).
Microsoft Office Mobile enables users to design new Office documents and spreadsheets, as well as edit those files as well as presentation, with support for graphs, charts, and formatting, with your documents syncing through OneDrive or SharePoint.
FastReader is another free app to read all kinds of text including ebooks, news, practically anything at all, and the point of this app is to be able to read the text a lot faster.
To use it is very simple – upload the text file or eBook and show the words in a single line, without having too many lines to read.
You can read 1000 w.p.m via this app.
Moreover, it also gives the option to choose the reading speed – from normal to very quickly.
The app uses it own technology, “Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) that eliminates the time spent in moving your eyes between words.” After trying this app, I found it a little awkward in the beginning, but after I got used to it, I must admit, it does help you read faster.
Definitely one to give it a try.
10. Send Anywhere
Send Anywhere is a faster and easier files transfer app via which one can easily send files across Android, iOS and PC.
Share and send all your files either they are photos, audios, videos, apps, contacts, or folders.
It is a platform that allows end users to share digital material in real time, person-t-person without cloud storage.
No signup or login is required; just you need is as-digit key to pair devices.
Send any file, doesn’t matter the size, type, and time.
There is no limit of sharing photos, texts, audios, videos, apps, contacts, files, folders, etc.
11. Google Maps
Every smart phone should have a Google maps app. It is definitely the best GPS app simply because look at the powerhouse that is behind the app, Google.
I love G Maps on the desktop, and on my smartphone, although not quite as good, it sure does help me find my way, at least 99% of the time.
The app may not be 100% accurate, but it is definitely close without the cost of a separate Garmin GPS in my car.
And I use it even when walking around.
One thing I love about this particular application is that you can do all your searching for the map to get somewhere, then download the app and use it in “offline” mode.
So even if you don’t have a way to get a signal on your phone, you’re still able to use the free map.
And yes, this is a completely free app that you can download in where else, the Google App Store.
A definite must have for directionally challanged people like myself.
12. Solid Edge
Solid Edge is a mobile 3D viewer that enables the users to view 3D models on an iPad. This is great if you’re using any kind of graphics tablets or 3D sketch and design software
It is a free app that allows the designers to view and share 3D designs anywhere and any time on iPad.
My friend works at a London app development company and he turned me on to this app.
Apparently they use it quite a bit, so I had to give it a try.
Although I am personally not a designer or coder, I do love playing around with this.
The features of Solid Edge are: show/hide model bodies, assembly components, dimensions, and annotations, rotate, pan, and zoom using single/multi-touch interaction, hide single/multiple assembly components, save images of the current view for email, optional display of filename information, etc.
13. Avast Wi-Fi Finder
The Avast WiFi Finder application is available for iOS and Android smartphone users.
When using this app, you can easily discover the availability of free hotspots in your area.
This app operates in a unique way. First, it will find your location or area. Then it will connect to its database for the availability of free Wi-Fi connections or password-free Wi-Fi in your area and give you a bunch of options to choose from.
In fact, this application has the complete record of all of the free Wi-Fi connections throughout the world whether it is in a hotel, a public place or even a home network that is open to the public.
The best thing about this application is that it will always connect you with reliable, fast and free hotspots throughout the world.
You can also compare a few of the choices they give you to see which one is faster for all of your browsing and downloading purposes.
You will be first provided with the security and privacy level of every free Wi-Fi available.
You can check the security ratings of each network to stay protected during browsing, chatting and emailing.
The app introduced by the name of Privatext is capable of recovering back any message.
However, it can be only done if the message is still not read by the recipient of the message.
You can recall the sent message anytime before it is opened by the delete messages before they are read.
The best feature of the Privatext is removed messages before they are read.
But you can surely enjoy the several other features and functionalities of Privatext as well.
You can use this application for forwarding the secure text messages and pictures.
It is one of the best ways to deliver confidential information in a safe and private environment.
15. SwiftKey Keyboard
Now iPhone users can also enjoy the MS SwiftKey Keyboard app. This is a replacement by MicroSoft of their original Word Flow Keyboard.
The app SwiftKey is now available at the Apple App Store. There is no cost at all.
One of the best features of SwiftKey is its correction system that will automatically predict whether the word you are going to type is right or wrong.
This suggestion will equally work during typing and swiping. Moreover, it will also suggest you the next word as well to type your message fast without wasting more time.
The availability of contact in the Word Flow has made the system for predicting the contacts name even more quickly.
There is new customization system for background images. You can either select from the library of the application or can go for stored images on your device as well.
The images that are already available in the application are totally free.
There are a lot of Reddit apps are there in the Google Play Store, but the third parties design these not by the Reddit.
But now the official application of Reddit by Reddit is here.
The latest APK version of Reddit titled Reddit 0.3.1 will enable the lovers of Reddit to enjoy the most recent headlines, trends, issues, events and memes over the internet right from the official application of Reddit.
Almost all other features will be according to those that are being offered by the Reddit via its official website.
The users of Reddit app will at their own allowed deciding for the top content they want to get first. They can select for what they want to see on the first page.
The Reddit community designed for each subject that is the special section of the official website of Reddit is surely the part of Reddit APK.
17. BlackPlayer Music Player
BlackPlayer Music Player is the name of a straightforward and elegant music player application for all versions of Android smartphones.
Having that music player installed in the mobile means a multifunctional player that will make you able to enjoy playing of almost all audio and video files.
The best about this music player is that it is and advertisement-free music player so you will not face any interruption while playing your favorite track.
The main highlighted features and functions of the BlackPlayer Music Player are support for all standard and local file formats, Flac support, gapless playback, view & edit embedded lyrics, HD album cover management, auto & manual system, changeable themes, sleep timer, flat, minimalistic design and much more.
BlackPlayer Music Player will deliver you are a new level of playing experience.
18. One Launcher
One Launcher is the name of an advanced application for the Android smartphones to experience the most of the features and functions of the iPhone on an Android device.
It will give your Android an iPhone look and give you a chance to enjoy how iPhone looks when accessed from any Android device.
Also being easy to use the launcher, the best about One Launcher is that it is a no frills launcher for Android devices.
It is simply beautiful and impressive that will enhance your experience for iPhone.
You can use it without any reservations as it will not hog your precious memory at all and will not even use up the CPU cycles.
The clean and uncluttered home screen replacement is going to deliver you a new level of iOS experience.
19. Clash of Kings
Clash of Kings is another fantastic real-time strategy war game developed and published by Empire Game Studio.
The players have to battle for the king’s throne conquering the kingdoms and villages.
The game is same as the popular Clash of Clans; the players can build their empires, train their troops and attack the enemies to conquer their land.
It is multiplayer war game that enables the player to play with the friends.
The game allows the players to build alliances with each other, making the game more interesting.
The game is free of cost and is available for iOS and Android devices on iTunes and Google Play.
And that’s our list for the best Free Apps for Android and iOS. Which ones do you have installed on your phone? Let us know in the comments below. Or if you feel one is so amazing that we should add it to the list. Thanks!