- Make life easier with mobile apps,
- Get familiar with the best applications in Zimbabwe,
- Including Phoenix browser and Vidmate.
We use smartphones for a lot of things and they have become an essential tool for our daily activities. We listen to music, play games, watch videos, communicate with friends, family and colleagues, just to mention a few.
Another use of a smartphone is to make our lives easier and mobile applications help us complete our daily routines easier and conveniently.
Perhaps it might be a huge task for you to get the best applications to use when platforms such as play store offer millions of apps. I am going to narrow down the list to what I think are the tops 8 must-have apps in Zimbabwe concerning its usefulness. I will not be putting in games as there are just too many of them.
Top 8 must-have apps in Zimbabwe
VidMate allows you to convert music video files into audio files, download your favourite videos and songs, applications download your favourite movies in HD format non-stop from over 200 supported platforms, and all of this for free. The application also has a video player and it qualifies to be in our top 8.
EcoLedger reads your financial SMS messages from banks and mobile wallets to automatically present a comprehensive view of your finances without you having to manually track your expenses. The app allows you to track your expenses automatically, Check Bank and Mobile Wallet Balances, Download your transaction history. It is ideal for SMEs and all the features are for free. Ecoledgeris supported with 10+banks in Zimbabwe Only which means your bank probably supports the mobile app.
WPS is a free office suite application with an abundant number of features. It comes with a PDF converter, reader and editor. It is ideal for users who use their mobile phones for work or school.
Share-it is a fast sharing mobile app that allows you to receive and send files wirelessly from friends and family. It also saves you from carrying your data cable everywhere you go as it is also available for windows. The app features a video and audio player, storage junk cleaner, storage analysis and short video buffering. It is a must-have and you will find yourself using it more often.
4) Banking apps
Banking has gone paperless thus all the banks have and are still investing in online platforms to keep their customers connected to their accounts where their phone is. Your bank’s mobile application is one of the online banking platforms and here is why it must for you to have it. Banking apps are easy to use because they are self-service. You can access your account and make transactions at any time of the day from a location of your choosing. The app gives you more control over your money.
Youtube is one of the most used apps across the globe. The majority use it for music videos and other entertainment-related videos. However, youtube does so much more than entertainment loaded with tutorials, reviews, lectures, and explainers. I once learned how to use Corel Draw using a youtube tutorial. Get the app, and teach yourself to do what you thought you could not. This app is free with ads or you can pay $9.99 per month if you don’t like ads Youtube is ideal with wifi connection as it consumes high volumes of data and data is expensive in Zimbabwe.
2) Phoenix browser
This is a simple browsing mobile app that that many Zimbabweans have started to use recently. It is a data-saving browsing app which means it will not run down your data as much as Chrome browser. The app responses are faster to commands loading your searched results faster. Phoenix browser features a media content downloader which can download any videos you come across on the browser, the app saves WhatsApp status pictures of your contacts you would have viewed. It further features a video and audio player and pdf reader. There is nothing you can not find on Phoenix which is why like to call it all in one app.
WhatsApp is the best free massaging app around the globe. It instantly sends and receives video, audio, voice note massages connecting you to friends, work and family. You can also share videos, audios, contacts, pictures and files on the platform. You can also make use of its status feature to market your business products. WhatsApp allows you to have video calls with multiple individuals meaning you can conduct meetings and classes on the platform.