The Ultimate List of Mobile Apps for Writers with Androids


The Ultimate list of Mobile apps for writers with androids

This is a continuation of last Wednesday’s post “The Ultimate List of Mobile Apps for Writers on iTunes”. Except today I want to focus on apps that the Google Play Store offers Android users.

You can get an app for almost anything you want these days. They can help you stay organized, sharpen your knowledge, keep you up to date in the news, social media and more, or be a huge time waster that brings you joy. However you choose to use them know that they can also help in your current career or hobby. That’s where this list comes in. It’s a list of handy apps that are very useful to writers and authors alike. I hope you enjoy them and find some new ones you didn’t know about.

The Ultimate List of Mobile Apps for Writers with Androids

Tools for Writing

Merriam Webster Dictionary                     Free

America’s most useful and respected dictionary.In addition to all the definitions from     Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, the app offers voice search, synonyms, antonyms, example sentences, Word of the Day, and more.

Tools For Business

Evernote                                             Free

Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web.

Key features of Evernote:

Create text, photo and audio notes

Clip web pages including text, links, and images

Synchronize your notes across your devices

Search for text within snapshots and images

Evernote Hello                                                 Free

Remembering people is hard. Evernote Hello makes it easy by creating a rich, browsable history of individuals, encounters and shared experiences.

Office Suite                                        Free

OfficeSuite is a universal document viewer for Android enabling you to open, view, print and share native Microsoft DOC, DOCX, DOCM, RTF, TXT, LOG, ODT, XLS, XLSX, XLSM, CSV, ODS, PPT, PPTX, PPS, PPSX, PPTM, PPSM, ODP, EML, PDF and ZIP files and attachments ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

OfficeSuite includes a File Browser and integration with cloud service leaders as Box, DropBox, Google Drive, SkyDrive and SugarSync to give users a multitude of options on how to manage files and attachments.

Call Recorder                                     Free

Call Recorder is the easiest way to record your iPhone’s incoming and outgoing calls!

Features include:

– Record your incoming calls

– Record your outgoing calls

– No recurring fees

– Download and share recordings via Email, iMessage, Twitter, Facebook, and                                                       Dropbox

Writing Resources

My Writing Spot                              $2.99

My Writing Spot provides a simple, uncluttered writing workspace. However, uncluttered doesn’t mean feature-poor. Whether you’re writing a novel or jotting down quick notes, all the essential features are there:

Autosave

Word Count

Dictionary/Thesaurus lookup

Document Groups

Send to Email

Download to Computer

A Novel Idea                                      Free

Novel Idea is the premier tool for plotting your story and recording bursts of inspiration. Use its simple interface to create your characters, locations, scenes, and novels and then link them together to create your story’s plot. Use the Idea feature to quickly jot down your creative sparks and link them to your story elements. Arrange your scenes by dragging and dropping them into place. Add scene goals and objectives for each character.

WordPress                                         Free

WordPress mobile is the perfect tool to share photos, write posts, edit your web/blog content and keep on top of your favorite blogs all while on the go. You will also get instant notifaction when someone likes, follows, or comments you.

Research

Ever Web Clipper (Evernote)     $2.99

                From interests to research, save anything you see online—including text, links and         images—into your Evernote account with a single click.

CIA World Factbook                       $1.99

Mobile version of popular CIA World Factbook. Application provides facts, information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for about 250 world countries.

WolframAlpha                                  $2.99

                With Wolfram|Alpha on your iPhone or iPod touch, you can explore a vast world of        knowledge through an app adapted for your ever-changing, on-the-go lifestyle. Use Wolfram|Alpha to discover new information about the world and to deliver expert knowledge into any facet of your mobile life. Wolfram|Alpha supercomputing cloud, computing answers to your questions quickly, efficiently, and without draining your battery.

Google Earth                                     Free

                Explore the Earth and get a birds eye view of whatever location you choose.

Notes

Note Plus                                            Free

If you have to take notes for many hours a day everyday, if your time is more valuable to you than five dollars saving on the App Store, if personal support within 24 hours is important to you, then you need this high quality note-taking app.

Outlining/Plotting

Cardboard Index Card                    Free

CardBoard is a powerful app for creating index cards. You can arrange your cards on multiple layouts. It is even possible to use every card in more than one layout. Now with integrated Add-ons for Novel Writers and To-Do Boards in Kanban/Scrum style.

 

Inspiration

Story Plot Generator                      Free

This story plot generator provides you with four key aspects of your story: a location or situation, a detail, a complication and an objective. This application generates over 800 000 possible combinations of these four aspects in various genres, giving you plenty of ideas!This story plot generator is an excellent writing prompt tool that can be used by writers, students or as a creative game to spark your imagination.

Name Dice                                          Free

Name Dice is a simple tool to create interesting fictional names. This app includes hundreds of first and last names, resulting in nearly endless name combinations.

Productivity

 Time Tracker                                      $2.99

                Time Tracker is a perfect solution to keep track billable time for income and tax purposes. It saves your effort and helps you to turn your time into money.

Time Tracker is widely used by lawyers, contractors, realtors, photographers, freelancers and anyone charging by the working hours.

Time Tracker is an Android based standalone application and does not use internet for data storage. This makes the product perfect for protecting your sensitive data and for tracking your working time spent on tasks wherever you are.

 

 Music

Songza                                                  Free

Songza’s playlists are made by an expert team of music critics, DJs, musicians, and            musicologists.

Pandora                                               Free

Enjoy all of your stations right from your mobile phone, tablet, or e-reader. You can also create new stations, and rate songs using thumbs up and thumbs down. Pandora on mobile devices is fully integrated with Pandora on the web, so everything you create and personalize on your device appears next time you’re back on the web.

Reading

Kindle                                                   Free

                Buy Your book once and read it on any device you own. Take your own online book        collection with you wherever you go.

Scribd                                                   Free

Read Unlimited books for a monthly fee. It’s like netflix for books!

GoodReads                                        Free

                A mobile version of the popular social website. What the app offers:

* Sign in to your Goodreads account, or sign up to start a new account.

* Keep track of what you’ve read, what you’re currently reading, and what                                                  you want to read in the future by adding books to your Goodreads shelves.

* Search our catalog of more than 8 million books.

* Read friend reviews and community reviews of any book.

* View your profile and browse your shelves! Next time you are deciding                                                    what to read, your to-read list will be handy.

* Find book recommendations from friends and other readers

Wattpad                                              Free

An unlimited, ever-growing library of free books and stories all in the palm of your hand! On Wattpad, millions of people are discovering great fiction, sharing stories with friends and following their favorite authors chapter-by-chapter.

Pocket Writers                                 Free

                A story Writing community where you can publish your own work, read others, follow those you like and make comments.

Social Media

Facebook Page Manager                              Free

Pages Manager helps admins connect with their audience and keep up with activity on multiple Pages, all in one place.

Twitter                                                                 Free

                Twitter on the go! Get instant updates and notifications while keeping track of those you follow.

Google +                                                             Free

                Stay connected and share life as it happens with Google+ for iPhone and iPad. Join a    Hangout, post a photo, or see what friends are sharing while you’re on the go.

Tumblr                                                 Free

Explore and share from anywhere. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colors to your theme’s HTML.

Pinterest                                                             Free

Pinterest is a tool to help you discover and plan things you want to do. When you find something that looks interesting, just Pin it! Pins are visual bookmarks that you organize and share the way you want.

Instagram                                                            Free

Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends and family.Take a picture or video, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram — it’s that easy. You can even share to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and more. It’s a new way to see the world.

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About Darla G. Denton, Writer

I am a Contemporary Romance Writer for Curvy women and the men who love them.
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2 Responses to The Ultimate List of Mobile Apps for Writers with Androids

  1. Harliqueen says:

    Brilliant list again, thanks for sharing 🙂

    Like

  2. Pingback: The Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts About Writing | Darla G. Denton

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