Like it or not tablet devices have become part of the business landscape. It’s amazing to think that the first Apple iPad was only released in 2010 and now every major manufacturer has a selection of Tablet computers available for purchase. Personally I love the Amazon Kindle Fire as a media and entertainment tablet however most people have never considered this tablet as a business tool.
Running the Google Android operating system there are a multitude of premium and free Kindle productivity apps available to help you conduct business when you are out of the office. I’ve been running a little research into the most popular free Kindle productivity apps and have found that some great apps are available for no cost.
Top 10 Free Kindle Productivity Apps
1. InkPad Notepad by Workpail
InkPad Notepad is a simple and easy-to-use note taking app. In the past you had to write things on a paper notepad and carry it around with you. If you wrote a shopping list, you might head down to the grocery store and discover you forgot your notepad. But you never forget to take your cell phone with you, do you? InkPad is the notepad that you’ll only forget as often as your phone.
2. ES File Explorer by ES Mobile
ES File Explorer gives you complete control of your phone’s data file management. This app lets you cut, copy, paste, rename, search, remove and explore the file system located in your phone’s files and folders. ES File Explorer also gives you direct access to your Application Manager, but with a smoother interface.
3. Adobe Reader by Adobe Systems
Adobe Reader provides high quality, fast viewing and interaction with PDF files for your Amazon Kindle Fire tablet. Using Adobe Reader as the primary app to open a PDF file and you will view and navigate your PDFs quickly and error free.
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4. ColorNote Notepad Notes by Social & Mobile Inc
Color Note features a couple of basic note taking formats, a lined-paper styled text option and a checklist option. Add as many as you want to your main list, which appears on the app’s home screen each time the program opens.
5. iTranslate by Sonico Mobile
By combining voice recognition, machine translation and voice output for over 50 languages iTranslate is the first app to make the epic Science Fiction killer app of a Universal Translator a reality.
6. Fliq Calendar by Mark/Space Inc
The Fliq Calendar app includes several improvements over the built-in Kindle calendar function. Fliq Calendar syncs with Microsoft Outlook as well as Apple iCal. Customize first day of week (for week and month view) and calendar colors. Select default calendar for newly created events. Loaded with options.
7. IP Cam Viewer Free by NibblesNBits
This free Kindle App enables you to remotely view and control an IP Camera, DVR, Network Video Recorder, CCTV or WebCam. The 2-way audio support on some cameras can transform your tablet into a baby monitor. A very cool free Kindle app.
8. Brightest Flashlight Free by Goldenshores Technologies LLC
The Brightest Flashlight app activates all the available lights on your Amazon Kindle Fire tablet for the brightest possible illumination. The camera flash LED, main screen, keyboard backlight, soft keys backlight, and notification LED will all be set at their maximum brightness when the light comes on.
9. Documents To Go 3.0 by DataViz Inc
This is a great free Amazon Kindle productivity app that enables tou to view native Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files and attachments on your tablet without needing an expensive app from Microsoft. Documents To Go was designed and developed with the Amazon Kindle Fire operating system in mind.
10. Kingsoft Office for Kindle Fire by Kingsoft Office Corporation
Kingsoft Office is the only free Kindle Office app with full-features. User-friendly with a nice layout and interface. So popular that it’s users hail from over 200 countries over the world.
You can see that there are some very useful free Kindle productivity apps available for you to download and use right now. Yes some are trivial, such as the flashlight app, however some are absolute business essentials, such as the Adobe Reader app.
What do you think? Should another free Kindle productivity app have made it on this list? Let me know by adding a comment below.