I have asked you a lot of questions in my introduction part of the blog. Haven’t I?? This time, let me give a small but interesting description of the topic. Now we all know why a tech company like Samsung is greater than another tech company like Huawei. A simple answer as we all know is “technology”. The technology available with Samsung is far more superior to Huawei. In a similar manner if you have upgraded and high productivity softwares in your computer, then your outcome will also be superior to others.
Let me say you two lines about productivity tools for those who do not know. Productivity tools are softwares that help their employer to increase his/her productivity. As simple as that!! If you want to increase your performance in your day to day life, then this place will seem like heaven to you.
So lets get started!!. These are some of the best and free productivity tools available online. Cash in on them and see your world change.
1. Readability :
You should remember the days, when you would get a browsed internet page with no advertisements and various add ons. Now a days, not a single web page opens up without some kind of advertisements or disturbances. To make this go away , a browser add-on called Readability is available which strips down any internet page to its main article with the absence of any kind of clutter. This comes in handy for printing web pages and distraction-free reading. This productivity tool will definitely improve your productivity.
2. WriteMonkey :
This productivity tool is used for distraction free writing in Windows. Some day of the other, you must be anguished by the big, large tool bar or menu bar.WriteMonkey is a productivity tool which minimizes all the applications providing you disturbance free environment. It expands the screen to maximize mode and then fills in the background with your favorite color. For people who spend their day writing, this is one of the best productivity tool for them.
3. Evernote :
Evernote lets you capture important notes, texts, images, pictures at any time. This tool can run on your PC, tablet and phone. It then synchronizes the data across devices and indexes them automatically for you to search them easily.
4. Xmind :
Mindmapping is the process of organizing your thoughts manually and visually with the help of diagrams. It is just like a tree where many branches (ideas) comes off the main concept(root). This productivity tool will help best for planning, organizing and executing your ideas. For persons, who want to visualize their thoughts, Xmind will be a great productivity tool.
5. Oracle’s Open Office.org :
Oracle’s OpenOffice.org is a great alternative to Microsoft Office. This robust software can help you with spreadsheets, databases, presentations. It also supports Microsoft Office files formats.
6. LogMeln Free :
When you are the go to person of your family, you will have to solve all their tech related problems. Some times it becomes tough, when you have to solve a problem over a phone. In that case LogMeIn will rescue you by availing you to share your own screen to a remote user or you can by over taking a remote screen. This is a very interesting productivity tool and it comes in great handy in various companies.
7. Blekko :
Giving a competition to Google in search engines market would be very foolish. Blekko does not aim to do that but helps you to refine your searches to get more relevant results. Slash tags are provided for refinement of searches.
8. Ta-da List :
It is a simple to-do list(ta-da) where you can write almost anything. You can also share this list with your friends, and can also access them from any web browser.
9. SlideRocket :
SlideRocket is a simple productivity tool to boost up your presentation by adding some templates, flash objects, videos and audios to your slides. This can come in very handy in cases where you will need to freshen up a low lying presentation.
10. NudgeMail :
Sometimes we get e-mails which are needed to be acted upon later. Nudgemail can serve you some purpose in that case. Forward the message to Nudgemail ,say, firstname.lastname@example.org, and then you get your mail tomorrow.
11. Dia :
Creating fast flowcharts will now be easy with Dia. It gives you sufficient shapes and connectors to create fast and easy flowcharts.
12. Online Convert :
Convert online various formats and extensions according to the softwares available with you. Online Convert can convert almost anything with its wide selection of formats.
12. Sumatra PDF :
Adobe may be the king of Portable Document Files, but sometimes it just takes a long time to open up your files. Sumatra PDF does nothing, just simply allows you to view PDF files in a simple manner.
13. Dropbox :
Dropbox is a special productivity tool which synchronizes a network of computers and mobile devices. Files can be shared instantly across the computers and it also provides storage space for later viewing. Dropbox is actually a folder present in all the synchronized computers and devices.
14. KeepVid :
KeepVid enables you to download videos directly from YouTube, Google, Metacafe etc. It is a very simple productivity tool to use. Download videos for educational purposes to watch with your children later.
15. TubeChop :
A selected portion of the video can be shared with the help of TubeChop. It can chop off YouTube videos into various sections.
16. Crocodoc :
Crocodoc lets you upload PDF’s, Word files, and power point presentations online. These documents can be shared with others for their consent and correction. Files can also be edited online in Crocodoc.
17. Prezi :
Prezi is one of the best productivity tool in the market. It can create some exemplary and beautiful presentations. Prezi is a striking alternative to PowerPoint.
18. Zoho Writer
Zoho Writer is a unique productivity tool which can create and edit online documents. These documents can also be shared with anyone. It can also allow multiple users to work on a single document.
Myna is an audio editing software where you can add different songs and can create a remix of them. Various kinds of sound effects can be applied on selected tracks. One can also record his/her voice for remixing.
20. One True Media
One True media is an established video productivity tool where you can mix photos and videos with special effects to create a video montage.
Mix images, videos , and sound tracks in Stupeflix which is an online editor. Titles and transitions can also be added. This productivity tool has a very user friendly interface.