There are new business apps constantly being developed for the Android OS and I’ve listed a few in this article that I hope you find useful. Perhaps you’re looking for some affordable and practical apps for your Galaxy Tab or HTC Flyer tablet. Well this list should help you get started.
Two other business apps that deserve honorable mention include PocketCloud Pro and QuickOffice Pro HD. They definitely make the cut as far as top Android business apps are concerned and the only reason they are not in this particular list is because we’ve already covered them and wanted to give you even more options.
Some of the following Android tablet business apps may need to be scaled to fit your large screen tablet. You can quickly learn how to scale android apps to full screen by reading one of my recent tutorials.
Here’s a nifty little app that enables you to instantly turn scanned files into PDF documents right from your Android tablet. Scan everything from magazine ads to whiteboards and everything in between. This app even has the ability to auto-detect the edges of an image and has built-in auto-crop and auto-enhance features.
Once you’ve scanned an item it’s easy to upload and share via cloud based services such as Google Docs or Dropbox.
Purchase & Download CamScanner From the Amazon Appstore.
File Manager HD
Swiftly manage your files and folders from your Honeycomb powered tablet with File Manager HD. When it comes to business, and even personal life, it’s critical that you stay organized and this high def app helps you do just that.
It currently supports more than 60 different file extensions and also comes equipped with a built in SWF player. You can choose from 2 different view types (list or grid) and there is also support for compressing and decompressing your files.
Download File Manager HD From the Android Market.
For over a decade DocumentsToGo has been the software of choice by many. It has evolved a lot since day one and is now available for Android tablets. It’s a very diverse app with tons of great features such as the ability to view, create and edit several different file types including PDF, Word, PowerPoint & Excel to name a few.
DocsToGo is currently on sale during a 50% discount promotion so now is the perfect time to buy!
Purchase & Download DocumentsToGo From the Amazon Appstore.
Easily print photos and documents wirelessly from your Android tablet with the convenient PrinterShare app. Using a Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection you can send files to be printed to any shared printers that are nearby. It works perfectly with both MAC or PC as well.
This remote printing app is very user-friendly and is also compatible with Google’s Cloud Print service.
Purchase & Download PrinterShare™ Premium From the Amazon Appstore.
Package Tracker for Tablet
This is the perfect package tracking app for any business that does a lot of shipping and receiving. Track your parcels in real-time from a variety of different worldwide carriers including Canada Post, Swiss Post, FedEx and Estafeta just to name a few.
You can setup ringtone alerts to your Android device and create custom carrier lists. You’ll be glad to know that syncing your parcel tracking numbers and lists from your home or office computer is also a breeze.
Purchase & Download Package Tracker for Tablet From the Amazon Appstore.
This app is both practical and diverse. Enjoy creating, editing and password protecting numerous types of office documents with ease. It supports several types of file formats and extensions including: DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, PPS, PPSX, TXT and CSV. It also includes a PDF viewer.
Now’s the perfect time to buy this Android office app since the developers are currently having a 50% off sale.
Purchase & Download OfficeSuite Pro From the Amazon Appstore.
ABBYY Business Card Reader
How would you like the ability to take a snapshot of a business card with your Android tablet and automatically save information to your list of business contacts? Believe it or not, this is made possible with the intelligent Business Card Reader (BCR) from ABBYY.
As if this app isn’t advanced enough as it is, it also detects and recognizes 19 different languages which is a huge bonus.
Download ABBYY Business Card Reader From the Android Market.
For less than the cost of your morning coffee you can take advantage of one of the best unit and currency converters available for your portable Android tablet. More than 25 different categories and over 400 unit types are supported. You can even convert mixed units and results show instantly without having to click a “convert” or “calculate” button of any kind.
Improve efficiency and make your job easier with Converter Pro.
Purchase & Download Convertor Pro From the Amazon Appstore.
ThinkFree Office Mobile
If you’re thinking “oh my not another PDF viewer“, well think again, or shall I say ThinkFree! This app is the perfect solution for your busy job and need for reliable mobile office on the go software. Create, edit, view, store and access files from your 2GB of free cloud storage and much more!
Make your work life less demanding and more efficient with ThinkFree Office Mobile. This office app also supports Google Docs.
Download ThinkFree Office Mobile From the Android Market.
FlatBranch Mortgage Calculator
Introducing the FlatBranch Mortgage Calculator app. This app helps being a real estate agent or potential home buyer less stressful and more rewarding and informative. It’s easy to use and loaded with great features.
Use the many useful tools bundled with this app to help save you money. Access the mortgage calculator, up to date loan rates, a refinance calculator and amortization table. All designed to help simplify the process of buying a new home.
Download FlatBranch Mortgage Calculator From the Android Market.
Is it a good time to call a business client in China or Sydney perhaps, or is it likely they are in bed dreaming about their next business deal with your company. Find out what time it is anywhere in the world with PolyClock.
If you work with contacts from multiple different time zones then you’ll also enjoy the fact that you can set multiple alarms based on whatever location you require. Try it and see why this is considered one of the best world clock apps out there.
Purchase & Download PolyClock From the Amazon Appstore.