Today, we are no longer confined to desktops at the workplace. The emergence of laptops and tablets mean that we can carry our work with us even while on the go. The iPad for one is a device that can be relied upon to perform various business oriented tasks, but only if you have the right apps to help you out. In this post, we’ll share with you some handy iPad productivity apps that will have you working like a pro.
Must Have iPad Productivity Apps
PDF Max 4 Pro – Read, Annotate, Sign, Fill Forms & Edit PDFs
If you have to do a lot of reading, annotating, or signing of PDF documents on your iPad, PDF Max 4 Pro is an app that you should check out. It allows you to skim through large PDF documents with ease, open documents in multiple tabs and make use of the SideBar to quickly navigate within the PDF. PDF Max Pro 4 supports Microsoft Office documents as well as iWorks.
Sometimes it’s a lot easier to get things done when you have an extra display at hand. Duet Display lets you use your iPad as an additional display by connecting your Mac with your iPad with a lightning or 30 pin cable. The app is easy to set up, you don’t need to concern yourself with firewall settings, Wi-Fi speed or your 802.11n network and you can be assured of a smooth lag free performance. Plus, the touch screen display makes for more convenient interaction.
Duet Display is available on the App Store for $14.99. You can download it here.
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Workflow: Powerful Automation Made Simple
If your work involves creating workflows, one of the coolest iPad productivity apps to pick up would be Workflow: Powerful Automation Made Simple. It has over 100 actions that you can use to create animated GIFs, create PDFs with Share Sheets, get directions to the nearest coffee shop, add a home screen that calls a family member, or any other tasks according to your creative instincts. The app makes all this possible simply by using drag and drop functionality and you can even export your workflow as a standalone app on your home screen.
Workflow: Powerful Automation Made Simple is available on the App Store for a special discounted price of $2.99 for a limited time. You can download it here.
Sometimes the best ideas emerge from doodling around. And if you are a person who gets inspiration from such random scribbles, Loose Leaf is an app that should come in handy. The app lets you create, arrange and annotate your random ideas and diagrams and share them with others. The app is easy to use as all you need to do is move your fingers around to draw, erase, or cut up stuff. Some of its impressive additional features include unlimited pages, scrap drawer, image import and export options, sharing with other apps and gesture page navigation.
Loose Leaf is available on the App Store for $4.99. You can download it here.
Drafts 4 – Quickly Capture Notes, Share Anywhere!
Drafts 4 is available on the App Store for $9.99. You can download it here.
The iPad productivity apps in our list may be expensive ones, but they are well worth the money spent.