A Few of My Favourite Apps
Yes, there's probably an app for that. But often, they kind of suck, right? I've deleted 10 times as many as I actually use.
But there are a few that I’ve held onto for months if not years, ones I rely on regularly:
Harvest is time tracking software and accompanying app, perfect for when you’re juggling a number of clients or projects. It not only keeps track of time spent on a project and any related expenses, the software also helps you create invoices. It’s one of my most valued work tools.
Price: Free when keeping track of 4 clients. Then paid, depending on the number of users.
MY FITNESS PAL
I wrote about this calorie counting app a few years ago and I still use it regularly. (When I want to drop a few pounds, counting calories works well for me because it makes me take stock of what, and how much, I’m really eating.) My Fitness Pal‘s food database is even bigger today, and includes many big name restaurants and brands, like Whole Foods and Cactus Club. Price: Free
I’m currently obsessed with putting white borders on my Instagram posts. For that, I turn to Whitagram. There’s also a decent selection of filters, but I generally stick to the border tool, which also allows you to determine the frame’s thickness. In addition to white, there is also black and number of other colours. Price: Free
PicLab is a photo editing app that comes in handy when I need to add text to a photo. It features a variety of fonts, colours, stickers, overlays, etc. Price: The basic version is free, $3.99 to unlock all of the options. And a tip, if you want to remove the PicLab watermark from your photo, just watch the ad.
If you have a must-have app, please share! I’m always on the hunt for something new.