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Mobile Apps

There are a variety of apps designed to help people study better, work smarter, and be more efficient. The list of apps provided is just a small sample of what is out there.1 Click on the logos to find out more information.

Is there an app that you think others might feel useful that isn’t listed here? Please feel free to let us know by filling out the contact form at the bottom of the page. We will review and add it if possible.


Designed to help you stay focused and on task by assigning tasks in a list with specific times for each to be accomplished. The app includes “break times” after each task.


A great app for those who prefer visual learning. This app allows users to write or draw on their screens and then move the words/images around. Only available on Apple products.


A task management app that helps to keeps you and your to-do lists and activities organized by keeping them in one location. Alerts, due dates, due times, and notes are able to be added.


A language app with 14 languages to choose from. Learning sessions are short, just 10-15 minutes each, and focus on topics such as travel and business. For all skill levels.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy gives you access to over 10,000 videos, explanations, interactive exercises, and articles on subjects such as math, science, economics and history.


A flashcard app that allows you to create your own or choose from millions created by other users on thousands of subjects. Also able to input a deadline for studying that helps keep you on track.

A dictionary app that can be used offline. Gives you access to over 2 million definitions with the ability to save your favorite words. Check it out daily for their Word of the Day.


A mind mapping app that allows you to create, share, and present mind maps inside your web browser. Can be synced with all your devices. Available for the Apple and Android products.

RealCalc Plus

An app that is designed to look and function like a hand-held calculator with the added option of choosing display styles and formats. Available for Android products only.


A language app with 23 languages to choose from. Sessions range from 5-20 mins based on your preference. This app is for all skill levels with a placement test for advanced learners.


An app for Apple mobile devices that allows users to view three-dimensional images of molecules and manipulate them using fingers. Outdated, but can still be useful.

Google Drive

An app that lets you store and share documents, photos, and voice recordings. Allows you to set access levels for who can view, edit, or comments on your documents.

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1. The apps provided are not endorsed by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh or the University of Wisconsin System. They are listed here as a result of research on available apps.

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