35 apps perfect for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

With bigger screens, higher quality cameras, more powerful processors, increased Wi-Fi capabilities, and Touch ID, Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have created a new standard for smartphones. Here are 35 essential apps for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to help you take full advantage of your new larger than life Apple device.

Protection

1Password

1PasswordNo more codes, logins, or forgotten passwords. 1Password is for when your memory fails us. It lets you to keep all of your passwords close at hand in a secure virtual safe. What’s more, future versions of 1Password will be compatible with Touch ID, the fingerprint sensor for iPhone.

Download 1Password

Writing

SwiftKey

SwiftKeySwiftkey is an alternative keyboard which stands out for its customizable themes, personalized predictive text, and integrated emoticons. Among several other interesting features, Swiftkey offers multi-language support, allowing up to three languages at once.

Download SwiftKey

Fleksy

FleksyAccording to its developers, Fleksy is the world’s fastest keyboard. On Android, Fleksy incorporates many clever features that will most likely be present in the iOS 8 version: 600 emoticons, refined themes and support for multiple alphabets.

Download Fleksy

PopKey

popkey PopKey is a keyboard that allows users to communicate through GIFs. Ultimately, the app will even let you use your own animated images. PopKey isn’t available yet, but you’re able to register on the developer’s website so that you’ll be alerted as soon as it’s launched.

Download PopKey

Taking photos

VSCO Cam

VSCO CamVSCO Cam is defined as the new standard of photography on smartphones. This quality app lets you to transform your photos using sharp filters inspired by the most legendary, real life lenses. An ideal app for putting iPhone 6’s new camera to the test.

Download VSCO Cam

Instagram

InstagramNo need to introduce Instagram, the popular photo app with vintage filters. This photo app allows you to apply filters to your photos and videos, then share them on social networks.

Download Instagram

Frontback

FrontBackFrontback invites you to create original photo montages by taking pictures with the front and back camera of your smartphone simultaneously. An app that will definitely benefit from the new cameras on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Download Frontback

CamMe

CamMeCAMME is is a photo app that will delight those who love taking selfies. To take a picture with this app, you just have to open your hand and make a fist. It’s perfect for creating high quality self-portraits using the back camera of your iPhone 6.

Download CamMe

Making videos

Vine

vineVine is a free application that allows you to make short 6 second videos. These films can then be shared on social networks. A great app to test the new camera on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Download Vine

Replay

replayWith Replay, you can capture your most cherished moments by creating beautiful montages from your photos and videos. This easy to use app is perfect for enhancing pictures taken with your smartphone.

Download Replay

Hyperlapse

 HyperlapseBrought to you by Instagram, Hyperlapse can stabilize videos taken with your iPhone and allows you to turn them into time-lapse movies. Together with the new optical stabilization system present in iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Hyperlapse allows you to make great quality videos.

Download Hyperlapse

Drawing

Tayasui Sketches

Tayasui SketchesAccording to the creator of Tayasui Sketches, “good tools make good artists.” Do you have any artistic talent? Perfect. Why not take advantage of your phone’s large screen with this app that incorporates accurate and easy-to-use drawing tools.

Download Tayasui Sketches

Work

Wunderlist

wunderlistWunderlist is a free task manager that stands out with ease of use and a well-designed interface. This simple, powerful app is easily one of the best task managers available on iOS 8.

Download Wunderlist

Cal

CalCal is the perfect alternative to the default iOS 8 calender. As well as being compatible with Google Calendar and Microsoft Exchange, Cal presents your schedule in a clear, elegant, and uncluttered interface that will look great on your new smartphone’s screen .

Download Cal

Microsoft Office Mobile

officeMicrosoft Office Mobile is designed as a complement to Office 365. By subscribing to Microsoft Office, you can take full advantage of the iPhone 6 Plus’s large screen to view and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.

Download Microsoft Office Mobile

Evernote

evernoteWith Evernote, you can record everything and anything that comes to mind, regardless of what they are: texts, photographs, sound recordings, drawings, videos, contacts, and lists.

Download Evernote

Exercise

Nike+ Running

nike-runningThe iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are equipped with processors and new sensors that have been specifically designed to monitor your physical activity. Nike + Running is able to test your limits using your new smartphone.

Download Nike+ Running

Watching videos

VLC

vlc-for-iosVLC for iOS is a video player that lets you watch videos on the large screen of your iPhone 6. This app compensates for the limitations of iOS 8 by supporting a wide range of video and audio formats.

Download VLC

Pluto.tv

pluto.tvPluto.tv is the future of television on your iPhone 6. This app provides over 100 premium channels for all you TV addicts out there. You’ll be able to find the most popular online videos, various music channels, and even channels dedicated to animals!

Download Pluto.tv

5by

5by

With 5BY, you’ll always have an interesting video to watch on your iPhone. This app scours online videos every day to bring you a customized selection tailored to your preferences.

Download 5by

Youtube

youtubeOn iOS, YouTube lets you to view the entire library of videos available from your smartphone. Just what you need to enjoy the high-speed data connections and the large screen of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Download YouTube

Vimeo

vimeoNo need to beat around the bush. Vimeo is a video site that displays the best playback quality. Incidentally, this is also the best way to watch free stunning high definition videos on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

Download Vimeo

Communication

Snapchat

SnapchatSince its last update, Snapchat is equipped with text and video chat features which are seemingly quite pleasant. With just one click, you can start a video chat with others using the app at the same time. Otherwise, the app still excels when it comes to photos, videos, and self-destructing messages.

Download Snapchat

Hangouts

HangoutsHangouts specializes in group video chats. Within moments you can create a video conference with up to 10 participants: perfect for talking with several friends at once or saying hello to family members living across the globe.

Download Hangouts

Rounds

RoundsRounds is a video chat app that’s ahead of its time. In addition to free unlimited video calls, Rounds allows you to share activities with other users: games, videos, photos, drawings, or visiting web pages.

Download Rounds

Glide

GlideRather than organizing video conferences, Glide provides the ability to record video messages that other users can watch and then reply to whenever they want.

Download Glide

Gaming

Infinity Blade III

Infinity BladeInfinity Blade III is the latest installment in the trilogy of action games. Like its predecessors before it, Infinity Blade III stands out for its high-quality graphics and gameplay that’s adapted for mobile.

Download Infinity Blade III

Monument Valley

Monument ValleyMore than just a video game, Monument Valley is a work of art. However don’t be fooled by its Escheresque appearance. Monument Valley will get your brain working with puzzles that are more complex than they seem.

Download Monument Valley

Asphalt 8

asphalt-8With Asphalt 8, sporty driving and dizzying speeds are back on iOS. This time, you can get behind the wheel of up to 47 licensed vehicles, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Corvette.

Download Asphalt 8

Oceanhorn

oceanhornSet sail and embark on an epic adventure in this action adventure game reminiscent of Zelda. You wake up one morning and discover that your father is missing. What could have happened to him?

Download Oceanhorn

Reading

Flipboard

flipboardFlipboard pulls content from social networks and your favorite websites to combine all the things you love into one very smooth and well presented interface. Once installed, your iPhone 6 will quickly turn into a fully personalized digital magazine.

Download Flipboard

Feedly

FeedlyFeedly is a mix between an RSS reader and a digital magazine. This app allows you to discover interesting articles through a powerful search engine and a stylish, easy-to-use interface.

Download Feedly

Sharing

PushBullet

PushBulletThis small app is able to connect your iPhone with up to six other devices. PushBullet can share links and documents from one platform to another in just a few clicks. It’s a must-have!

Download PushBullet

Instashare

InstashareDo you not have a Mac that runs OS X Yosemite? Do you simply just want to send files from your iPhone 6? If so then Instashare is the app for you.

Download Instashare

Personal interest

Pinterest

pinterestPinterest is one the apps that will benefit most from the large screens on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. These new smartphones will make perfect frames for your pictures, personalized pages where you can pin your favorite things and share your interests.

Download Pinterest

With these 35 apps, you can push your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to its limit and really make the most of everything Apple’s newest piece of hardware has to offer.

More about iOS 8:

What’s changed in iOS 8?

7 questions Siri can (and can’t) answer in iOS 8

The best keyboards for iOS 8

Article translated from French via Softonic FR.

Follow me on Twitter: @Samsoftonic

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