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Apps for Research, Study, & Learning: Writing

A collection for iOS and Android apps for research, study, productivity, and more!

Writing and Drawing Apps

Microsoft Word (Android & iOS)

Create, edit, view and share MS Word documents on your mobile device. A Microsoft account is required to use this app.

Google Docs (Android & iOS)

Create, edit and collaborate with others with this mobile app. A Google account is required.

Bamboo Paper (Android & iOS)

This app lets you turn your mobile device into a sketchpad. You can also import and annotate photos into your digital sketchpad.

Xodo PDF Reader & Editor (Android & iOS)

This mobile app allows to read and edit PDFs. You can also use this app to annotate and organize your PDFs.

Excel (Android & iOS)

The Excel mobile app allows you to create, view, edit, and share PowerPoint files on the go.

Keyboard for Excel (Android)

This app provides a keyboard optimized for use with Excel.

Evernote (Android & iOS)

Evernote allows you to add photos, audio, and screenshots to your notes.

Microsoft OneNote (Android & iOS)

Collaborate with others or create private notes with this digital notebook app.

Dragon Mobile Assistant (Android & iOS)

Turn your voice into text. Ideal for short-form writing.

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