Download Academic - Best Software & Apps

  • Udemy

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Excellent Online Supplier of Virtual Educational Courses

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: There is no registration fee, Udemy supports personal computers as well as smartphones
    • CONS: Some online courses can be expensive, Different learning categories may only accept a certain number of students
  • Mendeley

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Reference Manager and Social Media For Researchers

    8
    1 vote
    • PROS: Organises and stores all research in one secure location, Quick and easily adaptable citation and bibliography creation
    • CONS: Synchronisation with other libraries can be slow, Science based with limited further features for arts or humanities
  • Publish or Perish

    2.6.3339

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Research made easy

    6
    27 votes
    • PROS: Helpful research tool, Narrow down search results, Neat interface, Research guide available
    • CONS: May be confusing to use at first, No graphics, Only uses Google Scholar
  • Academic Presenter

    2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Academic Presenter is a free software that combines capabilities of slide-based products with a dynamic canvas (like Prezi)

    10
    6 votes
    • OfficeSuite Oxford Dictionary

      4.3.122

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A Perfect Academic Resource

      7
      6 votes
      • PROS: Add-on to OfficeSuite complements the package well, Two-pane interface for tablets
      • CONS: Some downloading issues, In-app purchases
    • Qiqqa

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Web Apps

      A free research and reference tool that is ideal for academics

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: It files and categorizes your research with more than just titles, The tool suggests other research material
      • CONS: It takes a while to learn how to use the tool effectively, You may have to turn to the forum to help you understand how it works
    • Sente

      6.7.0.11384

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Next generation academic manager

      4
      3 votes
      • PROS: Well designed interface, Easy to insert citations, Build bibliographies in a snap, Quick filtering
      • CONS: None
    • Microsoft Office Academic

      2011

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      The quintessential productivity suite for college students

      5
      143 votes
      • PROS: Much better OS X integration, Integration with SkyDrive and SharePoint, Lots of new and interesting templates, Collaboration possible via Office Web Apps, Outlook is now included (previously Entourage), Ribbon and Spotlight integration
      • CONS: No Mac version of OneNote, Home and Student don't include Outlook, Outlook doesn't sync with iPhones, Only includes main components of Office
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