Seven of the Best Productivity Apps for Your Apple iPad

Linda Jenkins, December 17 2016


The Apple iPad continues to be one of the most popular tablets in the world. The
ipad appsiPad operating system, iOS, enjoys over 1.2 million apps from various developers worldwide. In this article, you will find seven of the most noteworthy productivity tools you can get for your iPad.

1. Grafio

Grafio is an iPad app you can use to create diagrams and mind maps. Grafio provides you with options to add text, images, audio recordings, etc., to a detailed mind map to visualize your thoughts. Other major features of Grafio include shape recognition, export to PDF, Box.net support, Dropbox support, etc. The app is available at the App Store for $8.99.

2. PDF Expert

PDF Expert is an app that lets you organize and manage all your PDF documents from one place. You can also annotate your PDF documents using this app. PDF Expert also provides the capability to open other file formats, such as iWork, Microsoft Office, images, text files, music, and videos. PDF Expert can help you highlight text, annotate documents, fill forms, create bookmarks, and draw using your finger. The app is available for $9.99.

3. OmniFocus

OmniFocus is a personal task management app for the iPhone and iPad. This app lets you organize your tasks by projects. Also, you can sync your tasks with the OmniFocus data on other devices. The app's design has been recently revamped to conform to iOS 7 standards.

4. Evernote

Evernote used to be a simple note-taking app for your iPhone. Today, it's one of the most widely used productivity apps in the world. You can use Evernote to make text notes, to-do lists, sync data to the cloud, share files, and record voice memos. It is available as a free download, but there is a premium version available for $45 annually. Evernote also has companion apps such as Hello and Food.

5. Asana

Asana is a business collaboration app for iOS. A team of professionals can use this app to get tasks done quickly without distractions. Asana was co-founded by Facebook's co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and former employee Justin Rosenstein. The app has several features such as projects, workspaces, tasks, notes, comments, and inbox.

6. LogMeIn

Do you want to remotely access your Mac using your iPad? LogMeIn is the perfect solution for this. This free app available for iPad can be used to access your home or work Mac's files on the go. With LogMeIn's remote desktop feature, you can control and remotely run any app on your Mac as if you are sitting in front of it.

7. Hours

Hours is a simple iPad app for tracking your billable hours. This colorful app can be helpful in starting a task and timing it until its completion. With this app, you can easily create a project for a client and time it to completion along with notes. The timer is simple to use and helps you track your productivity better.


Simply going through the App Store can help you find some really cool apps for business. Make sure you fully utilize the features of your iPad by installing some of these productivity tools.