Productivity Apps You Should Have on Your Phone

People spend more than a third of their awake time working. They often strive to achieve more and more every day and to outperform everybody else. They are constantly brainstorming new ways to achieve all of that and also to make their work more efficient and productive.

This struggle, if not managed well, can have some negative effects on productivity and health in general. Ultimately it can lead to people getting burned out. In order to avoid the negative effects, people tend to use mobile apps that can make their lives easier and stress-free.

The problem can occur when trying to find the right ones in the endless sea of apps. To save you the struggle, we decided to share with you some of our favorite ones that can help you reach your goals.

PDF to Word Converter with OCR

For people dealing with a lot of PDFs on a regular basis, this app is a must. With it, you can effortlessly convert any PDF into editable MS Word document format. You can convert Gmail attachments, files that are stored in your phone as well as files stored on the supported cloud storage services. The app even has a built-in document scanner with automatic border detection so scanned documents can be converted as well.

Price: Free

Available on: iOS and Android

Nirvana

If you are a type of person who loves using GTD (Getting Things Done) technique, then Nirvana is a perfect app for you. It consists of everything you need to follow the GTD system – inbox for new tasks, reference lists, due dates, areas where you can organize your tasks, tagging option, checklists and more. There is an option to integrate the app with your email client so you could add tasks directly from the email app.

Price: Free

Available on: iOS and Android

Pushbullet

According to CNET, this is the app you never knew you needed. It connects all your devices and enables them to act like one. For instance, Pushbullet can let you copy links on your desktop computer and paste them on your tablet or let you get your phone’s notifications on your computer. In a nutshell, the app can help you can easily move links, files and more between your devices.

Price: Free

Available on: iOS and Android

Unroll.Me

You must be tired of getting an enormous amount of promotional and newsletter emails you can’t remember subscribing to? It also can affect your productivity since your mailbox is full of those emails. If that’s the case, Unroll.Me app is the way to go. It is a service that will ease the whole process of unsubscribing to every single email by hand. It will automatically group all subscriptions in one place where you can decide to which ones you want to stay subscribed to and to which ones you don’t simply by swiping left or right.

Price: Free

Available on: iOS and Android

IFTTT

The app name is short from “if this then that”. It represents a web service that can help you automate small and repetitive tasks so you could ultimately save time. For example, whenever you wake up, you could be getting the weather forecast, news and your to-do list for the day or whenever you change profile picture on Instagram it will automatically change it on other social media networks you have. You can either build your own “recipes” or you could use the existing ones.

Price: Free

Available on: iOS and Android

It’s up to you whether you will use these apps or not, but we strongly suggest you to put them to the test. In case we forgot to mention some of your favorite productivity apps, please let us know about them in the comment section.

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