Top 5 Chrome apps: Easy alternatives to your popular desktop software
PodioA task management app that helps you manage work directly from the web, whether you are in office, at home, or on the go. From complicated projects to sales documents, Podio replaces all your project management tools by converting your device into a virtual office that can be accessed anytime, anywhere. This Chrome app will also let you create, manage, and share tasks, calendars, and contacts in the easiest way.
LucidchartLucidchart is a graphically rich web application that lets you draw flowcharts, mind maps, mockups, and do much more. An effective alternative to Microsoft Visio, the Chrome application makes working together with your team and clients in real time simple and easy.
PreziMove beyond the constraints of traditional slides by placing text, objects, and images on infinite slides and grouping them together. Prezi allows you to create non-linear presentations and is one of the best presentation tools at hand. Prezi helps you connect to your audience by bringing ideas into one space.
Pixlr EditorA full-featured photo editor that lets you edit images directly in your browser. Pixlr Editor is the most popular photo editing Chrome app that will abandon your Photoshop that you normally use as a photo-editing tool. It contains most of the features found in your desktop application and is just a click away – no downloading, no waiting and the app is 100% free.
WriterA powerful Chrome extension that offers simple, clean, and distraction-free writing environment. It supersedes your traditional writing software that you normally use on your desktop. Writer offers a black screen with mono-spaced text that is easy to use. No need to worry about saving your documents, Writer will automatically save them for you. So with more and more web-based applications flowing in, desktop software will soon become redundant. Probably that’s what we call technology outburst. Do you use any web app in place of desktop software? Don’t forget to share your experience.
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