Work From Home With These 14 Best Apps - Available Now On Apple App Store

Here's how you can improve your work, even if you're trapped at home!

Millions of Malaysians are currently working from home due to the nationwide movement control order - in efforts to curb the further spread of coronavirus in the country. One must wonder about sustaining that same work efficiency as he or she would in an office space. Fret not, if you've got an iPhone with you, take note that you're actually holding a small supercomputer! In this article, we'll explore 14 apps that are perfect for work, which you can download via the Apple App Store.

Content is derived directly from App Store.

1. Quip

Quip is a place for teams to create "living" documents. It combines chat, docs, slides, and spreadsheets all in one app — making collaboration fast and easy. Skip the endless emails, meetings, document versions. It is available for Mac, iPad and iPhone. 


2. Slack

Our personal favorite work chatting app. Slack brings team communication and collaboration into one place so you can get more work done, whether you belong to a large enterprise or a small business. Tick off your to-do list and make progress on your projects by bringing the right people, conversations, tools, and information you need together. Slack is available on any device, so you can find and access your team and your work whether you’re at your desk or on the go.


3. Trello

We also use Trello to keep everyone in the team involved and to monitor the progress of our content and articles. Trello is a visual tool for organizing your work and life. Whether you’re planning a website design project, vacation, or company off-site, Trello is infinitely customizable and flexible. It uses a card system to enable you to track all progress with simple visuals and easy accessibility. 


4. Allegory

Allegory is a notes app with a beautiful iOS-centric UI. The minimal and focused writing experience, combined with an impressive set of powerful features, makes this the ideal note app for almost everyone. Allegory removes the complexity of most markdown editors, presenting a minimal UI that’s welcoming for casual writers and note-takers as well as more attuned authors, making it a great app for you to pick up regardless of your background and skill level.


5. Buffer

With Buffer, you can plan, manage, and execute social media content anywhere. It has special publishing features built for Instagram. If you need a tool to build and grow your social media channels, give it a try. 



6. Asana

Asana can be used to quickly capture tasks, to-dos, reminders, and ideas. Get updates from coworkers, organize tasks and projects for work, or manage your to-do list for the day. 


7. Microsoft Word

The world's most famous and trusted Word app lets you create, edit, view and share your documents with others quickly and easily. Send, view and edit Office docs attached to emails from your phone. Make effective text documents, scripts, blogs, write-ups or CVs. Customize your document, letter, CV or notes with the best format options and templates.


8. Microsoft Outlook

Outlook lets you bring all of your email accounts and calendars in one convenient spot. Whether it’s staying on top of your inbox or scheduling the next big thing, it is really easy to use. Source:


9. Expensify

Easily track your receipts and manage expenses on the go with Expensify. Just take a photo of your receipt and Expensify automatically transcribes the details. Expensify can categorize and code each receipt, and can even automatically submit business expenses for approval and reimbursement. You can track personal receipts, submit business expenses to your company (even if they don’t officially use Expensify), or collect expense reports from colleagues. 


10. SignEasy

SignEasy is the easiest way to sign any document on your iPhone and iPad, and as legally binding as using a pen. It is the only e-signature app to feature in Apple's global commercials and is trusted by entrepreneurs, freelancers, executives and enterprise businesses.


11. DropBox

Dropbox lets you back up photos and videos, and access files stored on any of your computers or mobile devices—from anywhere. And with advanced sharing features, it’s easy to send any file, large or small, to anyone.


12. Evernote

Evernote helps you focus on what matters most and have access to your information when you need it. Input typed notes or scan handwritten notes. Add to-do’s, photos, images, web pages, or audio ... and it’s all instantly searchable. Organize notes any way you want and share it with anyone. And Evernote syncs across your devices so your information is always with you, everywhere you go.


13. Noisli

Noisli is mainly used to drown out annoying noises in order to better concentrate and to enhance productivity, or to create a pleasant audio environment for relaxing or sleeping. You can access high-quality ambient sounds to help you focus while working, relieve anxiety, help during your meditation or yoga classes, or just to relax while reading or before going to sleep.


14. Box

Not to be confused with DropBox. With Box, you can securely store, manage and share all your files, photos and documents with 10GB of free cloud storage. Box helps you get your work done on the go. It's fast, secure and simple to use, so you can be productive from anywhere, which is the reason more than 25 million users and 225,000 companies use the app.