Here is a list of the top creative apps on Google Play. Whether it be content creation, time management tools, or even customizable sports apps, the Play Store has the software that you want on your phone.
1. Photoshop Mix
Photoshop Mix is a next-generation Adobe app. If you’re slightly familiar with the Adobe brand, then you already know that this app brings the best photo editing features to your smartphone. It’s a really easy-to-use app that lets users and designers edit, crop, and merge images and designs with complete control. The app is also fully integrated with the Adobe Creative Cloud system so you can seamlessly work with all the other Adobe apps as well.
2. Bet365 Sportsbook
Bet365 is the largest sportsbook globally and has many functions, apart from sports betting, that other sports apps could also benefit from. One of these functions is free live streaming that allows users to watch their favorite NFL, NBA, or English Premier League games both on mobile and desktop. The other big advantage of bet365 compared to other sports apps is the sports library itself. In this app, you have access to thousands of sports events with live statistics of all kinds. Bet365 can certainly compete with many sports apps in quality.
Loop is another app for those who enjoy drawing, animating, and content creation. With this animation tool, users can create sketches of animations in three colors – red, black, or blue. After the first drafts, you can use Loop’s built-in features such as frame duplication, importing, or onion skinning. In the end, the sketch is looped in an animation compressed into a GIF, for instance, that can be used for quick sharing.
Canva is certainly one of the most creative apps that you can find on Google Play. It not only lets you create images and creative designs but a variety of cards and resumés too. The app is free to download and you can also use your Google Account to log in so you can get started right away. There’s almost no limit to what you can create in Canva and it may definitely be the tool for you if you’re looking for an easy-to-use alternative to Photoshop.
5. Sketchbook (Pro)
Sketchbook is an award-winning sketching, painting, and drawing app for anyone who loves drawing and creating different designs. It offers several professional content-creation features as well as highly customizable tools. Whether you’re looking to elevate a hobby to a higher level, or just looking for an app in which you can spend some time drawing and sketching up ideas on your way home, then Sketchbook will definitely keep you busy. There’s a lot to explore and a lot to create in this app.
Lingo is a creative app in its own way. There are many files, images, designs, short clips, and videos that we store on our phones, external drives, or with different cloud storage systems. It has never been this easy to lose a file and that is where Lingo comes into the picture. This app allows you to store and organize all of your files strategically so you won’t lose another file again. Lingo is also free to download and you don’t need any subscriptions to get the best out of your experience.
Mind mapping helps you to organize your thoughts, remember things and generate new ideas. SimpleMind is all about mind mapping and how to organize your days, projects, and plans better. It’s a really easy-to-use app and it’s 100% free. There are no ads and there’s also no need to sign up. As soon as your download is complete, you’re good to go!
Behance is an Android exclusive app that is owned and operated by Adobe. It strictly focuses on content creation and self-promotion through your own online portfolio. Creators can showcase their skills and work through their designs, photos, and illustrations. There’s a wide variety of creative fields available from graphic design to motion graphics as well as sound and game design options. It’s certainly worth spending a few minutes in the app to see how far you can take your creativity and skill with Behance.
9. Creative Ideas – DIY & Craft
Craft and DIY ideas have been on the rise for so many years now. There are so many websites where you can find creative designs and with Creative Ideas, you have it all on your phone. This begins with quick tips and goes all the way to more complex ideas from both individuals and more experienced designers.
10. Bamboo Paper
The last app on this list turns your tablet or smartphone into a notepad that you can use for multiple purposes. For example, you can use it as a college notebook but it also has plenty of features that also make it a comprehensive editing tool. You can create your own colors, modify the tiniest details on a sketch or simply use the quick note widget to keep all your notes on your home screen. Bamboo Paper has also been around for a while now and with over 1 million downloads it’s certainly one of the most creative apps on the Google Play Store.