It’s simple to get lost in your notes and thoughts when you’re trying to study. For this reason, we’ve compiled a list of the top study apps that will enable you to efficiently create mind maps, flashcards, and citations.
1. RefME – Android/iOS/Web, Free
This clever app uses the camera on your phone to scan a book’s barcode and generate a citation in the MLA, Chicago, or other format required by your school.
2. StudyBlue – Android/iOS, Free
Users are given the option to upload class materials for study, make electronic flashcards for studying and sharing, and take practice tests.
3. Evernote – Android/iOS/Web, Free
A tool that enables you to record notes or memos in any format, including handwritten notes, audio files, web clips of product or service reviews, and photos of business receipts.
4. Oxford Dictionary – Android/iOS, Free
The Oxford English Dictionary for mobile devices from Oxford University Press.
5. Dragon Dictation – iOS, Free
Simply begin speaking into Dragon Dictation, and it will convert everything for you into a digital format that you can paste into other applications, send as an email, or save for later.
6. GoConqr – Android/iOS/Web, Free
Use the GoConqr app for social learning to connect and collaborate with friends, classmates, and other learners in Groups, or access excellent learning resources like Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes, Slides, and Notes.
7. Office Lens – Android/iOS/Windows, Free
This Microsoft app scans documents, magazines, receipts, whiteboards, blackboards, and more to create editable, shareable text. It also removes glare and shadows while reading images from different angles.