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6 Useful Apps For University Students

Taking notes isn’t as easy as it sounds. It is not just about writing down everything that you think or hear. Taking notes is about staying focused, being interactive, and recalling information that otherwise is lost. In fact, creating and managing notes using note taking software is an amazing experience. The only complication here is “How do you choose which one to use?” So, here is 6 useful note taking software for university students. Let’s check it out!!!!

  1. Evernote

Evernote is an app designed for note taking, organizing, task management and archiving. This app allows students to create notes, which can be text, drawings, photographs, audio or saved web content. Notes are stored in notebooks and can be tagged, annotated, edited, searched, given attachments, and exported.

  1. Soundnote

SoundNote is the best way to take notes in meetings, lectures, and interviews. It tracks what you type and draw while recording audio, so you’ll never worry about missing an important detail. During playback, just tap a word: SoundNote will jump right to the proper time in the audio. SoundNote is perfect for students. If you ever fall asleep in class, don’t worry SoundNote’s got your back. Just tap what you wrote while you were awake, and SoundNote will play the audio to help you fill in the blanks. But Children, don’t sleep in the class. It is so inappropriate.

  1. Office Lens

Office Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and save to OneNote, OneDrive, or your local device. You can even import images that are already on your device using Gallery. Scan and upload all your notes, receipts, and documents. Increase your productivity by eliminating time spent looking for documents or business cards. Sketch your ideas and snap a picture for later. Whether you’re using it for business or education, Office Lens will help you save and share your documents in OneNote and OneDrive so you can all work together.

  1. Simplemind

SimpleMind is a mind mapping tool that turns your computer, tablet or phone into a brainstorming, idea collection and thought structuring device. SimpleMind is world leader in mobile mind mapping and and is available for Android, iPad and iPhone, Mac  and Windows. SimpleMind is designed to synchronise your Mind Maps across platforms. Access your Mind Maps anytime, anywhere. SimpleMind makes note-taking easy in the list layout. Or create an invisible note to add large texts without cluttering your Mind Map.

  1. Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is a collection of office-related applications. Each application serves a unique purpose and offers a specific service to its users. For example, Microsoft Word is used to create documents. Microsoft PowerPoint is used to create presentations. Microsoft Outlook is used to manage email and calendars. There are others as well. Because there are so many applications to choose from, and because not every user needs all of them, Microsoft groups the applications together in collections called suites. There’s a suite of applications for students, a suite for home and small business users, and a suite for large corporations. There’s even a suite for schools. Each of these suites is priced based on what’s included in it.

Here’s a short description of the apps and their purpose:

Word – to create documents, flyers, publications.

PowerPoint – to organize and manipulate data including formulas, graphing tools, and more.

Excel – to store, organize, and manipulate data.

OneDrive – to store data online.

OneNote – to organize data you collect including handwritten notes, drawings, screen captures, audio clips, and more.

Publisher – to create extensive publications, posters, flyers, menus.

Outlook – to manage email and calendars, to do lists, and contacts.

Access – to compile and organize large amounts of data.


  1. Any.Do

Organize your tasks, lists and reminders in one place. Any.do is easy to use and syncs

seamlessly across all your devices. The simplest most powerful calendar app out there. Choose the view that fits your needs. Syncs seamlessly with your Google Calendar, Outlook, iCloud or any other calendar. Keep track of your progress. Use our widget to view your agenda from your home-screen You’re guaranteed to save precious time and accomplish great things. Wherever you are, take your to do list with you. Access Any.do on mobile, laptop, desktop, tablet and even your watch! Your tasks are automatically synced across all of your devices, giving you ultimate control.

In a nutshell, both Apple and Android provide dozens of programs and apps for university students that can be very informative and useful if you want to keep up with the times and boost your studying process. Geomatika is committed to prepare and groom students to become the next successful graduate. Enrol now at www.geomatika.edu.my

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