The best mobile apps for students

A smartphone is not only an entertainment center, but also a useful tool for performing various tasks. For students, he can be a great learning assistant. But this requires special applications.

It’s almost impossible to meet a student without a smartphone. The cost of such devices has greatly decreased, making it difficult to find a person to whom they are not available. The main feature of modern devices is the ability to install many additional applications. A rare student will not use it. However, many prefer to download games in order to kill them time in pairs. We offer to install mobile applications for students who are able to help in their studies.


iStudiez (myHomework Student Planner)

instin Developer: instin
Free Price: Free

In the old days, the schedule of classes was recorded in a notebook, diary or notebook. Needless to say, all these items are easily lost? Also, such a schedule quickly turns into a series of crossed out notes if classes are regularly rescheduled at your school. In a word, it is better to use a smartphone that is always at hand to save the schedule.

Many useful applications provide the ability to record a work schedule or lesson schedule. A utility of this kind is iStudiez (the Android version is called myHomework Student Planner). She knows how to remind couples and provides the function of fixing homework. Moreover, the developers even introduced the ability to account for grades in various subjects! Therefore, the program can be used not only by students, but also by schoolchildren. The latter will be most pleased with the availability of the application if the diary is forgotten at home.


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Students at a journalist need to know Russian. Punctuation is most difficult for many students. In order to test your strength in the placement of commas, colons, dashes and quotes, you can use the appropriate application. In fact, it provides you with a dictation, but you don’t need to write anything on your own - just put one or another punctuation mark in the fields highlighted for this case. If you acted quickly and made no mistakes, you can share information about your success with followers on Twitter or friends on Facebook.

Roughly speaking, Punctuation can be considered a game, albeit very useful. Its only drawback is that it can only be found on iOS. Android was out of work, although on this platform you can find quite worthy analogues.


doo GmbH Developer: doo GmbH
Free Price: Free

You can take a picture of a textbook page or any other book without using auxiliary applications. And if you need to photograph several dozen pages, and even from different books? Here it is better to use a scanner and an appropriate computer program. But if you don’t have such a device, then Scanbot will come to the rescue.

This application allows you to photograph text with comfort. With its help, you can immediately sort the created pictures into albums, so as not to get confused. And the program can automatically convert images to PDF files. Scanbot stably recognizes text written in both Russian and Ukrainian. But this applies only to the paid version of the utility.

Star walk

Some schools teach astronomy. If you visit such couples, then download Star Walk to your smartphone. This application contains the names of many stars, constellations and planets.

Using it is very simple - just run the program and point the gadget's camera at the sky. Then the application will show which stars are located at this point in space. If you touch an astronomical object, the utility will display all the information about it.


Duolingo Developer: Duolingo
Free Price: Free

An indispensable application for those who want to improve their understanding of English. The program not only educates the user, it motivates him! If a person does not ignore notifications and successfully passes the proposed lessons, then he receives achievements. Aerobatics is to complete the entire training course, having received the maximum number of achievements. After this, you can safely consider yourself a real polyglot.


Free Price: Free

How to study without books and textbooks, especially in our time, when you do not need to overload your backpack or bag with heavy Talmuds, but you can carry everything electronically and in a smartphone. Getting ready to study or just reading for pleasure will help FBReader - one of the most popular free “readers” on Android. The application supports most of the most popular e-book formats by default, and if you downloaded a file with a book and the program doesn’t open it, you can expand its capabilities and download a couple of three free extensions.


Free Price: Free

The Evernote app helps put things in order not only for students, but also for all other users. This popular program will help in studies, too, because here you can store a ton of different information: to-do lists, lesson schedules, files with books and useful instructional videos, course information, lectures, scans, essays and many, many other useful information.

Evernote is free, but there are paid rates. But do not worry, even the basic version is enough for studying, there is still synchronization between the two devices. For example, between a smartphone and a laptop or PC.


Coursera - a huge selection of different courses and electives for students, schoolchildren and those who just want to learn new skills and knowledge. Coursera has more than 1000 lectures from 140 world universities in Russian, English, Portuguese, Chinese, French and Spanish, which will allow not only to study a subject of interest, but also to increase knowledge of foreign >

In addition to the usual text lectures, there are video courses with test tasks and final sections of knowledge at the end. After completing the selected course, Coursera issues a certificate of completion, which can even be brought to the university or for an interview for the first job.


Free Price: Free

TED is the official app of the TED (Technology Entertainment Design) global education conference, which means "Technology, Entertainment, Design." TED has collected thousands of video lectures in more than 100 >

In addition to absorbing useful knowledge in video lectures, you can study >

The TED application has bookmarks for topics of interest to the user. Here you can also download video and audio lectures to your smartphone and listen without the Internet, and your TED account is synchronized on all devices.