RECOMMENDED & SUGGESTED iPAD APPS
New iPad apps are becoming available every day and many are of potential interest to the Smith community. ITS does not have the resources to test each app, but we can suggest apps that are aligned with Smith's standard software environment and the college's office productivity goals. We will continue updating this page as we determine which new apps are most promising.
Some of the apps listed below have been tested by ITS and are fully recommended and supported. Others have not yet been tested but may be of interest.
Apps & services that support Smith's standard software environment
Recommended productivity apps
Other productivity and accessibility apps
New and interesting apps
Unless otherwise noted, all apps listed below are available free from the App Store. Note that ITS does not fund the purchase of apps; they are a departmental or personal expense.
- Smith Mail, Contacts, and Calendar (follow these instructions)
- Apple Mail
- Google Drive cloud service (formerly called Google Docs) for file storage, sharing, and collaboration
- Box cloud service for file storage, sharing, and collaboration
Recommended Productivity Apps
The following office productivity apps are recommended by ITS:
- Print Magic ($4.99)
- Printopia (purchase or download free trial here)
- Office2 HD ($7.99)
- Documents To Go (basic $9.99/ premium $16.99)
- GoodReader ($4.99)
- Google Search
- Photoshop Express
- PDF Reader - Lite
Other Productivity and Accessability Apps
The following office productivity and accessability apps may be of interest to members the Smith community. They have not been tested by ITS:
- Dragon Dictation
- Penultimate ($1.99)
- Audiotorium ($4.99)
New and Interesting
The following miscellaneous apps may be of interest to members of the Smith community. They have not been tested by ITS:
- Friendly Facebook
- Alarm Clock
- Touch Piano
Note that the App Store's main iPad page shows an ever-changing list of new and popular apps.