The iPad is undoubtedly one of the most successful and innovative devices ever launched by Apple. This sleek Apple gadget is a great solution for meeting planners who usually have to carry massive paper binders. Here are 10 iPad apps that meeting planners will find highly useful.
This presentation software is an amazingly useful tool for meeting planers. Keynote is Apple’s response to Microsoft’s PowerPoint. It performs exceptionally well on the iPad thanks to the touch screen accuracy and large display. This iPad app is very similar to the full Mac PowerPoint software.
When first opening Keynote, you are invited to choose between 12 different templates. Though there isn’t a massive selection of fonts, you can change the size of the text and add such effects as bold, italic and strike-through.
Things is an elegantly designed to-do list application for iPad. It aims to help organize your life by tracking all of your various projects and tasks. Another good thing about Things is that it is very easy to use – you can start using it immediately without reading the manual.
Just install the app, tap on the plus sign in the top right corner of the screen and start adding new tasks.You can add tags, notes and due dates to each item, as well.
Mind maps are a great way to brainstorm about the content of your event. MindMeister is a powerful online mind-mapping tool that gives you instant access to your mind maps wherever you are. Create, edit and share mind maps directly on your device and sync them with your online MindMeister account. The Mindmeister iPad app can also be used in conjunction with the online version.
Penultimate is the best-selling handwriting app for iPad. Every detail of the user interface of this app has been designed to be simple and intuitive. Penultimate has 3 amazing pen inks for taking quick notes. Write in colors or stick with classic black. Various photorealistic paper choices are available, along with, a magic eraser tool.
Office² HD is an amazing iPad app that allows you to view, create and edit Word (DOC & DOCX) and Excel (XLS) files on your iPad.
Office² HD also works with Google Docs and allows you to view and edit the documents and spreadsheets stored in your Google Docs account.
As a meeting planner this useful iPad app is an absolute must-have. With Desktop Connect you’ll never have to say “Darn, I have it on my desktop!!!” Now you can do anything that you could on your computer, remotely from your iPad. It’s the only iPad app that automatically discovers all the computers on your local network.
Dropbox is a fantastic tool for backing up sensible folders online. It comes with 2GB of online space for free. This app requires a Dropbox account (if you don’t have an account, the app will let you create one for free).
Recording voice memos on the go is a popular tool for iPhone users. Unfortunately the iPad does not have this feature, so Voice Memos fills that gap. It allows you to record any passing thought or to-do task that you are likely to forget.
Hopefully, these iPad Apps come in handy for you! Let us know which ones you like and which ones you don’t! We’d love to get your feedback in our comment section!