Top Educational Apps of 2016

Time has changed and no one needs to learn everything from teachers at school or college. Students want to learn more and more about multiple fields and in order to serve that purpose, there are countless educational applications to educate and guide.

Following are some interesting applications specially designed for students to learn new subjects and improve their skill set.

Lecture Capture

Few years back, all the student were very busy and attentive to note down the lecture in the class room so that they don’t miss anything important mentioned by the lecturer or the teacher. Today, innovation are made in the technology every passing second and now lecture apps are a reality. Even though recording lectures in a class has been a very common practiced activity in many universities, but lecture capture app allows you to record the entire lecture and listen it back to back.

Download Link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.acadoid.lecturerecordings&hl=en

Sound Note (iOS)

Sound Note is a very famous app for lecture capturing and recording for iPad users. iOS app works as a notepad and allows you to record the entire lecturer in both visual and audio form. It has got very interesting features like:

  • Office Lens to capture whiteboard – It converts the photograph of whiteboard into PDF, Word or any other Microsoft file format and stores all the required data in OneNote or One Drive for revision purposes or to catch up with the previous lessons.

Other than Sound Note, there are other apps that provide the same services like Note Pus and Audio Memos Free. These both apps are also as good as Sound Note.

Download Link : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soundnote/id364789577?mt=8

Revision Apps


Whenever exams time come near, students start studying really hard. But when exams are way to close, they get really confuses regarding revision. They don’t figure out from where to start the course. Now applications have solved this problem for the students. There is an app named as StudyBlue which uses your course data and creates a collection of card sets for revision. It has got another exciting feature which helps you to create your own flashcard according to your own priorities fed to the application and then you can test yourself and revise according to our course schedule.

Download Link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.studyblue&hl=en


Another useful app for revision purpose is GoConqr. This app allows you to make revision charts, Maps, flash cards, notes and quizzes as well.

Just like above two apps there are many other apps for revision purpose which will help the students to revision there all subjects. Some other examples are:

  • Revision App
  • Exam Countdown

Download Link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.examtime.android&hl=en

Exam Preparation Apps

Getting good scores in intermediate papers is not enough to get admissions to universities. Now, students have to prepare hard to get good marks in MCAT, GMAT, LSAT and GRE test as well. Students prepare these tests from different institutes and academies after giving thousands of rupees for fee, but now there are numerous apps from which students can prepare for entry tests.

Download Link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=softsolutions.campus&hl=en

Bench Prep

There is an app name Bench Prep which uses social networking style functionality and allows different students to interact and connect with one another. They students can connect to who are test takers and can exchange notes and other study material. This app is very useful that you can use it to check and monitor your studies and preparation progress.

Download Link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.benchprep.companionapp&hl=en

TCY Exam Prep

TCY Exam Prep is another exam prep app that is made specifically for business students. The main purpose of this app is to facilitate students in order to prepare for MBA/CAT tests, GRE, SAT and bank exams.

Download Link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.TCYonline.android.examprep&hl=en

Student Planner apps

Organized timetable is very necessary for students and keeping in view this objective, student planner apps have been developed to serve the purpose. Student planner apps can send reminders and alerts to students’ smart phones regarding upcoming tests and assignments. Some of the popular apps are

  • TimeTable (Android) – A very neat and easy user-friendly interface to map students’ time table easily.
  • My Class Schedule (Android) – Traditional spread sheet style layout
  • Class Timetable (iOS)


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