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iPads at Goshen: Apps for All

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This page is dedicated to apps that are possibly useful to both students and faculty.

Productivity and Storage

Great apps for productivity already installed on your iPad:  Email, Calendar, Notes, and Reminders. 

Doc Scan HD - Free
Scan your documents to your iPad, export to a variety of programs.

Uses: file management, scanning

Dropbox - Free
Use dropbox to store your files and access them from anywhere.

Uses: file storage; file sharing

Evernote - Free
Evernote allows you to tag and store items for easy retrieval.  One neat feature: Take photos of your handwritten notes, and upload them to Evernote where they will become searchable documents. 

Uses: bookmark links, save notes, documents & images; file sharing

Google Drive - Free
Access any documents saved to your Google docs account. You can't edit here, but you can easily export to QuickOffice for editing. You can also use Google drive to upload files to Moodle! 

Uses: Google file access


iZip - Free
No. 1 App for ZIP file management! 



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eBooks and Document Readers

BlueFire Reader - Free
Use BlueFire to download eBooks from our library!  Click HERE for instructions


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GoodReader - $4.99
View PDF documents through GoodReader.  Add annotations, drawings, arrows and more to your readings.  


Inkling - Free
If you bought an ebook from the bookstore from the Inkling provider, use this app to view it on your iPad.  

iBooks - Free 
View documents, including PDF files and ebooks purchased through the App store.  Cannot add annotations. 


Kindle - Free 
Buy ebooks through Amazon and read them on your iPad through the Kindle app. Also check your public library to see if they have Kindle books for checkout!


XanEdu - Free
Use this app to access your coursepacks. 

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Notability - $2.99
Write, draw, record audio notes.

Uses:  written and voice notes

Skitch - Free
Add text to images, maps, and screenshots. Or, start with a blank canvas and write or draw notes. Save and send directly to your Evernote account. 

Uses:  notes, adding text to images

Sticky Notes - Free
Write notes to yourself with digital sticky notes.  

Uses: note taking in a sticky note format


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Educreations - Free
Turn your iPad into a recordable wipeboard.  Records audio and visual elements simultaneously. Works great with Moodle.  This handout walks you through creating a lesson and adding to Moodle. 

Uses:  video creation

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Keynote - $9.99
A PowerPoint like program that works on your iPad. 

Uses: Create slide presentations

Prezi Viewer - Free
View your prezi presentations on your iPad!  Cannot edit or create Prezi presentations with the app. 

Uses:  View Prezi presentations

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Bible Screen Shot Bible - Free
Access over 200 versions of the Bible, or search for a passage by keyword.  
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Dictionary & Thesaurus - Free
Easily find word definitions and synonyms.  Not sure how to spell a word?  Use the microphone icon to search by sound. 

Flipboard - Free
Aggregate all your news in one place - add by RSS or by subject. View it all in a magazine style format. 

QRafter - Free
Scan QR codes.  This QR reading app will save links you've scanned for later retrieval. 

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Wikipedia - Free
Access 20 million encyclopedia articles on your iPad with Wikipedia (but remember that anyone can edit Wikipedia - so don't cite it as a source in your research papers! Instead check out the Library Research tab to find credible sources).

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Everyday Apps / Just For Fun

Facebook - Free
The world's largest social network! Keep in touch with friends and family on your iPad. 

Instagram - Free
Use instagram to jazz up your photographs.  

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Pandora - Free
Create music channels based on your favorite musical artists and genres.  Pandora will play songs by the artists you've chosen, and mix in other songs based on your tastes. 

Words with Friends 2 - Free
Hone your anagramming skills by playing this popular scrabble-like game with your friends.  


Want more game, music, movie, and social media suggestions? View our full list of Everyday Apps

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