So you recently treated yourself to an Apple slate but couldn’t quite decide what to download from the Apple App Store, then let us help you with our list of 7 best paid iPad apps of 2011. Keeping in mind that different people have diverse preferences, we have included applications belonging to various genres to suit the needs of all. Be it social networking, business needs or simply leisure, then you are sure to find something that you’d want to purchase from iTunes. So go on and have a look.
1 – GoodReader:
The GoodReader app for the iPad is best known for its intuitive interface and clean display. The application claims to offer a good read and that’s exactly what it does, while eliminating all unwanted menus and buttons from the screen. Besides the pdf and txt files, the application supports Microsoft office documents, HTML and Safari web archives as well as images, audio and videos.
Besides letting you manage files, emails and sending them to other applications, the app supports annotations in the form of typewriter text boxes, sticky notes, freehand drawings and more. This software is compatible with iDisk, Dropbox, Google Docs, SugarSync and imports files from various sources through USB or Wi-Fi connection, internet and email attachments.
2 – Air Video:
No matter if you have the highest capacity iPad, there is only a limited amount of videos that your device can store. And if you wish to carry your video library with you wherever you go, the Air Video application that features on our list of paid iPad apps will let you do so without any hassles. This intuitive application is fast enough to convert formats of videos as they are being streamed so that you do not have to wait for long to enjoy them.
Also, this application does not require synchronizing videos as they can be enjoyed directly over the air. And if you wish to save it on your device, than a single tap will convert and save it, letting you go back to the goodies even if you do not have a data connection.
3 – Twittelator:
If you are one of those who like keeping a tab on what’s happening around the world, then chances are that you have an active profile on the popular microblogging Twitter website. And the Twittelator for iPad has been designed to augment the social networking experience. Besides the pre-requisite responsive interface, this device claims to possess a beautiful design and a clean layout.
While tweets from friends are continuously displayed in the landscape mode, messages are displayed in chat view. Not only does it boast of integration with Facebook, it also lets users upload videos and snapshots. Besides this, the apt entrant lets you customize the background along with support for multiple accounts all at once.
4 – SoundHound:
With SoundHound application in your iPad, you will never miss out on a catchy number that you hear and like instantly. This addition to our paid iPad apps roster claims to be one of the fastest apps to recognize the tune of a song, as it identifies it in less than five seconds. Besides the tune, this music application also recognizes singing and humming. Moreover, the full size lyrics lets you hum along, while the integrated YouTube pages will let you watch the song’s video on the move.
Also, this version sans advertisements is packed with exclusive recommended songs. And in addition to iTunes and Pandora links, it comes integrated with Facebook and Twitter for sharing music with friends over these social networking websites.
5 – PCalc RPN calculator:
The PCalc RPN calculator application inspired by the popular Macintosh calculator, sports a redesigned interface to suit the iPad. It offers an option of various horizontal and vertical layouts, letting users choose the one they are comfortable with. And that’s not all, you can also change the background from minimalist to striking according to your preference. Providing one touch access to switch modes from RPN to stack and for multiple line display, it also includes Hexadecimal, octal and binary modes. Furthermore, this particular software also recognizes gestures and actions such as flicking the screen on the left or right to undo or redo an operation.
6 – Photogene:
With the latest update, the Photogene for iPad application has gone a notch higher to offer the best editing tools to enhance all your digital pictures. The responsive application executes commands in real time and employs a full screen photo browser with big thumbnails for better flexibility. Along with importing several photos at once, it lets you upload pictures on multiple websites including Picasa, Flickr, Dropbox, Facebook, Twitter and more.
And what adds to its capabilities is that it can open files of up to 21MP on the iPad for editing purposes. And needless to mention, it also has all the basic editing tools such as crop, sharpen, noise reduction, frames, text box in addition to many special and localized effects.
7 – 1Password:
And if you are looking out for an application that stores all your passwords securely in one place while eliminating risks of unauthorized access, then we have something for you in our list of paid iPad apps. The 1Password application will not only provide a single destination for all the necessary passwords, but also allow one touch login to websites which definitely saves up on time.
This app, exclusively meant for iPad, lets you login to websites without having to remember usernames, passwords or for that matter, even the web address. And this highly secured application is incorporated with hardware accelerated AES encryption and auto-lock for safeguarding your data. And besides an option to create notes, it can also restore data in case you lose it.
So here’s our list of 7 best paid iPad apps. Now all you have to do is get your wallet or purse out and be prepared to spend some green on the apps you thought were fascinating enough to take up space in your Apple device.