Smartphones are among the most useful devices in today’s generation. We use it to communicate with each other, listen to music, take pictures, watch videos, play games, and a whole lot more. We could go on and on about what things you could do with smartphones. Manufacturers engineer a lot of smartphone models and release them every month, each with its unique and new specifications. Though each model is different from another, the applications that can be installed to them are the same.

Applications or most commonly called apps are software that are designed to run on a mobile device. They can run on smartphones and tablet. There are a lot of great apps today, but we have listed useful apps that you should try. These apps are both available of Android and iOS.

Here are useful apps which you should download on your smartphone.

1. Google Drive

Almost got through all your storage? It is hard to delete files and go through the clutter. Lucky for you there is Google Drive. It is software developed by Google obviously. It is a file storage and application and also features a synchronization service. It works with Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS. It can run on PC, Mac, tablets, and smartphones. Google Drive offers 15 gigabytes of free storage and you could avail paid plans to have more storage. Google Drive has more useful features but the best way to describe it is that it is a software where you can keep all your files.

2. SHAREit

Have trouble transferring from Android to iOS? Back in the day, you could share files from Android to Android, or iOS to iOS. But now with SHAREit, you could exchange files with anyone. You can transfer photos, videos, music, contacts, other applications, and any other files with SHAREit. In 2012 it was first launched as Anyshare and changed its name to SHAREit in 2015.

3. CamScanner

CamScanner is an application that is made for scanning just about every document. You can take pictures of your important documents and save it. Simply taking pictures of printed documents can result in blurry and unprofessional looking scanned documents. CamScanner can also convert images into text files. The application supports 16 languages which include Chinese, English, Japanese, and Korean.

4. Shazam

Have a song playing in the background but don’t know the title? Use Shazam to identify the song in seconds! Shazam is an application that can identify music, movies, TV shows, and a whole lot more. It was developed by Shazam Entertainment Ltd. You can record a sample of audio you wish to identify with your phone’s microphone and Shazam will identify it based on an audio fingerprint. Shazam searches through millions of songs and matches it with the audio sample.

5. Wunderlist

Sometimes pen and paper just really don’t work anymore. Since you are with your phone most of the time, why not make a digital to-do-list instead? Wunderlist is a task management application available for smartphones, tablets, computers, and even for smartwatches. It is a free application but a paid version is also available called Wunderlist Pro.