Either you’re a beginner or a professional android geek, some of the applications are ultra necessary and are needed to exploit Android capabilities. These applications are the best android utility apps in the play store and are available for free download. So here we present a comprehensive list of must have utility apps for Android:
Quickoffice is the best mobile office suite in the play store with impressive powerpoint support and allows creating, editing, viewing and formatting of word documents, powerpoint presentations and excel spreadsheets. It also supports Google Drive and OneDrive integration so that user can edit their documents stored on the cloud. It also support portable document format (pdf) viewing but experience is not fluid as in Adobe Reader.
2. ES File Explorer
ES file explorer is a file manager application which has almost all the possible features which includes file manager, application manager, task killer, download manager, cloud storage support(Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3, Ubuntu One and many more), FTP support and LAN client. File Manager is able to perform all the basic operations like move, copy, cut, paste, rename, delete and share via bluetooth, mail or other media. It also supports .zip and RAR format and is available in more than 30 languages.
SuperBeam allows quick and easy file sharing via WiFi Direct, NFC and QR codes. Sharing files via SuperBeam requires it to be installed on both of the devices between which transfer has to take place and the receiver can receive the file by scanning the QR code displayed on the screen of the sender device. Transfer speed over WiFi direct and NFC are way more than Bluetooth or Infrared and depends on connection strength. By downloading PC application of SuperBeam files can be shared between your PC and smartphone.
Flipboard is an online news magazine which compiles all the major news updates and magazine articles in intuitive flip style application. Users can also connect more than 12 social networks to the app and able to get their tweet updates and timeline updates in a single application. Using + button users can also create their own magazine and choose their favorite categories from which they want regular updates. Flipboard is available in 18 localized editions including Australia, India, Germany, France etc. Staff picks are also available with must read magazines, blogs and other services.
Evernote is a note taking android application which allows users to create notes in the form of text, images and audio anywhere and sync them with the cloud. Due to cloud connectivity all the data and notes are accessible anywhere on the go. It a very powerful search mechanism which can find any text in notes, images and PDFs very fast. Users can also create to-do lists, agendas, manage bill receipts and invoices, save travel tickets and many more actions. Evernote app can also be locked by using PIN lock feature and is also available for desktop.