If you’re constantly on the go with your iPad and often find yourself away from your computer, there’s no reason that you still cannot be an avid blogger. By installing some apps on your iPad that let you create, edit and publish blogposts and media content you don’t have to feel tied down to your computer. Check out our list of 5 amazing apps for blogging from an iPad that can make it all happen.
Top Apps for Blogging From an iPad
Blogsy is an app specifically designed to simplify your blogging experience from an ipad. From its preview feature you can easily ascertain what your blogposts will look like once you publish them. Blogsy supports multiple blogging platforms like WordPress, Blogger, Joomla, TypePad, Posterous and Drupal. It allows you to effortlessly drag and drop content like images, videos and hyperlinks on to your posts and perfectly resize and align it. It is compatible with Flickr, Picasa and YouTube and even lets you insert pictures from your camera roll. Currently priced at $4.99, it is a reasonable option considering all the features it packs in.
BlogPress is another blogging app that even supports other blogging platforms like MSN Live Spaces, Tumblr, LiveJournal and Squarespace in addition to the ones Blogsy does. This app boasts of a text-image-mixed layout editor that lets you format your blogposts. It is fully integrated with Flickr, YouTube and Picasa thus allowing you to upload and add image, audio and video content to your posts. BlogPress also supports sharing on social media websites like Facebook and Twitter allowing you to inform fans when you post new content. With its range of options, this blogging app also comes at an affordable $4.99.
Posts is the newest kid on the block offering a stylish interface. What sets Posts apart from other blogging apps is that if you don’t already have a blog it allows you to setup a blog from scratch from within the app. Its built-in post editor lets you add images and videos. It has an excellent comment management system that keeps you up-to-date with the comments posted on your blogposts. Comment moderation is possible even when you’re not connected to the internet. Posts currently supports blogs from platforms like Blogger and WordPress. With its elegant and organized layout it is a treat to use despite being slightly more expensive than others at $9.99.
Pages is one of the best text-editing software available for the iPad. It has a simple, straightforward interface that allows for distraction-free writing. You can create and edit your blogposts with this app and easily pass it on to any of the above mentioned blogging apps without ever needing a computer. Pages also works with iCloud and lets you access your documents on multiple devices so that you can continue writing on the computer what you left off on the iPad.
Snapseed is an excellent photo-editing software for the iPad that possesses advanced image enhancement capabilities. You can tweak images by cropping, straightening or rotating them and add beautiful borders and filters to your images before posting them on your blog. It has many photo editing features that regular blogging apps lack.
What is your pick from this list of apps for blogging from the iPad?
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This is a guest post by Samantha Kirk of mytechhelp.com, a site that offers savings and current information on Toshiba Support.