Best Apps for Working Remotely in 2020

Warren Santos

2020-08-05

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Now that people around the world are facing the need to self-isolate for the sake of their communities, work from home apps have become part and parcel of the modern world. Find out which products to rely on in for trouble-free remote work.

Top 5 Remote Work App List

Here’s our rating of five best applications for smooth remote operation. Make sure to choose one that best fits your industry and situation.

1. Zoom

Zoom is a comprehensive video conferencing app. It enables you to gather up to 1,000 participants from across the globe at a time, in which a wide variety of devices can be used to access the meeting.

The application stands out due to its flexible pricing policy. From smaller businesses to true giants, every company can find a subscription to meet its needs. A free version exists, too. It offers support for sessions up to 40 minutes long if you have three participants or more, with a maximum of 100 people. Increased cloud storage is a paid option. Subscription also enables a set of administrative tools ideal for brainstorming and other corporate discussions.

Despite its complexity, Zoom interface is a breeze to navigate.
 

2. Microsoft Teams

A major rival of Zoom, Microsoft Teams (free) offers group video calls and cloud storage plus limited collaboration in Microsoft Office, making it the perfect option for group editing or discussing documents as well as a Power Point friendly tool. Subscription pricing is flexible. Most plans include increased storage and Office support.

While a bit more complicated than Zoom, Microsoft Teams offers cheaper business subscriptions.

3. TeamViewer

TeamViewer (free) is a simple non-commercial remote meeting and desktop access app that also has paid business versions. It interacts with most platforms, including even BalckBerry OS.

TeamViewer provides for file transfer between local and remote machines during remote access sessions as well as multiple monitor support for the convenience of perception. It also has an intuitive user interface.

4. Trello

Trello is a simple yet efficient Kanban app. It comes in desktop and mobile versions and can be used to easily access and manage corporate dashboards for smooth workflow.
Trello (free) is limited in attachment size. However, paid versions are available for corporate use, giving you more flexibility.

5. Slack

Slack is a corporate communication team that’s reportedly capable of replacing e-mail. Apart from message chats, its most useful feature is the ability to create multiple channels depending on your organization structures.

While file storage and messaging history are limited in Slack (free), various subscriptions are there to eliminate these restrictions.

Summing It Up

No matter what kind of we work remotely app you choose, you want it to be reliable and easy to navigate. Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Team Viewer, Trello, and Slack have it all.
Are you using any apps to work from home right now? Please share in the Comments section!

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