There are thousands of applications out there that claim to help organize files as well as your time for better management and increased productivity. There are those that manage our to-do-lists, one that keeps our photos and documents in order or one that informs you where you’ve spent most of your working hours within the day.

These applications can be very helpful in decluttering stressful schedules. Admit it; it’s not easy juggling time for work, family, friends, meetings and appointments. So if there is something out there that will maintain your schedule on track or one that will make it easy for you to organize and find files, then get it on your tablet, laptop or smartphone.

There are a lot of downloadable file organizing applications available in the market and most of them are free. But when it comes to the best of the best, here are the top 5 applications that will make the most out of your precious time.

  • Dropbox – This application is a great way to share your files with co-workers like in RingCentral or even personal photos with your list of relatives. It’s so simple to use and it is definitely worth the download. To start using Dropbox, you need to sign up for an account and then the user is automatically given 2GB worth of storage. For those who are heavy media users, subscriptions are available up to 100 GB. The good thing about Dropbox is that it works just like using any other folder in your computer. But there’s an added bonus, users can make specific folders for private and for public viewing.


  • Evernote – With Evernote, users can store music, photos, texts, screenshots, links and any other files you can imagine. The versatility of Evernote is so amazing that users need not worry about how to store their files. Apart from being a great storage application, files are also made searchable and taggable. With Evernote, users can tag everything and make searching and organizing even easier. The application also allows users to sync documents from other devices so it is made available at anytime you need it.


  • LastPass – This application is great for those who can be quite forgetful about their passwords. For security reasons, it’s not advisable to keep only one password to access multiple accounts. So it’s best to have different passwords for the different accounts that require log in. But sometimes, multiple passwords are hard to remember. This is when LastPass comes in. This application stores all your password in one place and apart from that, it’s absolutely free.


  • reQall – Some people function well when they have a to-do-list. reQall enables users to tell their smartphones what they want to remember on their to-do-list. The application allows you to tell your Blackberry, Android or iPhone what you need to do within that day. Then it analyzes what you’ve said and organizes the tasks appropriately.


  • Timr – This application is ideal for people who want to keep track of where they allocated their time at the end of the day. Timr is a time tracking application that allows its users to see where their time was spent. Timr can be very useful in business that requires telecommute since it tracks time spent on a project or work even when the boss is out for a meeting.