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4 Must-Have Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

 

Have you ever scrolled through the App Store to find yourself overwhelmed with the countless options for apps that promise to increase productivity? Then after downloading multiple in hopes of becoming a super organized and efficient person you never actually open these apps? Honestly, we’ve all been there.

 

Over the course of the last three months as the #FourgeInterns, we've observed the countless tasks it takes the Fourge team daily to produce and manage the best social media content for clients. That's why we shared with the the our favorite apps to help them in their daily and monthly routines. In case you could use a new app or two (and we don't mean cheese curds) here's a breakdown of the 4 apps actually worth downloading and using on a daily and weekly basis!

 

  1. Unfold

    Price - Free!
    With the option to purchase additional template packs for $1.99 or even upgrade to Unfold+ for $1.60 a month granting you access to 150+ templates!

 

 

 

Using the Unfold app quickly elevates social media stories, making them look elegant and professional in an instant. It’s easy to pop photos into the simple templates and share them directly to the platform of your choice. Through the use of storytelling, a stronger sense of brand identity is conveyed as viewers begin to easily recognize color scheme and formatting choices made within the Unfold App.

 

Why you need this:

  • 150+ templates to choose from

  • Advanced text tools with curated fonts

  • Seamless sharing of high resolution images
     

Downloading this app means you can finally stop pouring extra time into putting together stories with GIFs, multiple colors and “fancy”, yet overdone text. Unfold empowers you to create stories that simply stand out and can be easily posted in the moment and shared in a second.

 

But don’t take our word for it, here's what people are buzzing about online...

 

"Unfold keeps things simple and elegant: your vacation photos will look like pages from a travel magazine." – Forbes

 

"With Unfold, your stories will look like they took hours to craft—even if you pieced yours together in less than a minute. Unfold’s stylized templates (Selena Gomez and the White House social-media team are fans) make it easy to transform your videos, photos, and text into a storyboard you can share with the world." – Apple

 

2.    Otter

 

Price - Free!

With the Otter App you can take meeting notes with a single tap of a button AND give your undivided attention to the conversation happening right in front of you. Otter records meeting notes in real-time and transcribes them in a second, making them easy to review and search through later. Use this app in an interview, lecture or meeting then export and share quickly with your team. Once the link is shared all team members can read, listen back and search through the transcript instantly.

 

Why you need this:

  • Otter transcribes audio instantly and accurately  rendering notes in real time

  • Search through transcript and find what you need, fast

  • Use keywords to quickly find a topic

  • Quickly listen back with different speed setting and even skip silence

  • Record and transcribe interviews, lectures, podcasts, videos, webinars, keynotes

 

What this means for you…BOOM! Your real-time notes are now shared and everyone is on the same page (literally)!