Some less famous but good apps from Google and Microsoft
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Some less famous but good apps from Google and Microsoft

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Some less famous but good apps from Google and Microsoft

There are around over a billion apps in the marketplace from various individual developers, agencies, and freelancers in the marketplace. From gaming to productivity to utilities, you can find almost any app to do the task for you and bring out the best experience from your device. Over the years, tech giants like Google and Microsoft are also making their presence in the app store by launching apps for their products. While some of their apps like Google Plus, Photos from Google and Word, Skype from Microsoft are really popular, but some are not so popular despite having the most popular publishers tag. Therefore, we decided to highlight some less famous, but good apps from Google and Microsoft, so that, you can also find the hidden treasure and get the best out of them.

That being said, let’s now begin our list.

Some less famous but good apps from Google.

1. Snapseed

Snapseed is a photo editing app by Google. The app provides 29+ tools and filters that you can apply to your photos and make them look better. Best of all, you can tweak all styles and control them precisely.

2. Areo

Google launched Aero last year for Indian metropolitan cities including Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Banglore, and Gurgaon. The app acts as a middleman between service seekers and service providers like plumbers, electricians, and other local professionals. In addition to that, people can also order food from local restaurants and book appointments with local pros.

3. Find my device

You might already know that Google provides the option to find your device remotely and allow you to lock or delete data from it but many fewer people only that there is an app for it too.

4. Photoscan

With this app, you can scan photos and save them digitally. The app automatically removes all the glaring effect to produce high-quality scans of pictures. If you want to share your childhood photographs on social media, then Google Photoscan can help you turn your photographs into digital ones.

5. Android Auto

This app from Google is your driving companion. Use it to route your destination using Google Maps, make calls using Google Assistant, listen to music on Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music, etc.

6. Science Journal

Science Journal from Google is a free digital science notebook. With the help of this app, you can take notes, observations, and photos at one place. Also, you can measure light, acceleration, and air pressure using phone’s built-in sensors, connect to external sensors, export recorded sensor data as CSV files, etc.

7. Google Spotlight Stories

This app from Google is Oscar-nominated and Emmy award winner platform for immersive stories.


1. Business Analyzer

Microsoft Dynamics Business Analyzer provides business insights which can help you to boost your growth. Best of all, you can personalize app as per your requirements. In addition to that, you can also access financial reports and charts on the go.

2. SMS Organizer – Clean, Blocker, Reminders & Backup (Beta)

Use this app from Microsoft to declutter your inbox. It automatically organizes your inbox into personal, transactional, and promotional category. Also, you can easily unread messages, switch to the dark theme, set reminders, backup messages, work offline, and personalize the app and message inbox.

3. Microsoft Kaizala (Beta)

Microsoft Kaizala is communication app which can help you get work done out in the field efficiently. The app has a smart location feature which helps you to request live location and photo with location tage from others and collaborate.

4. Next Lock Screen

It is a lock screen app from Microsoft in which you can set up a password or pattern lock to prevent your phone from unauthorized access. Next Lock Screen also allows you to view notifications, call or text your contacts, launch apps, quick access to WiFi, camera, check weather, and other stuff from lock screen.

5. Face Swap

Face Swap from Microsoft is an app to take funny pictures by swapping faces from photos in your gallery and from web. Just click a selfie and select a scene from your gallery or web to swap faces.

6. Keyboard for Excel

Keyboard for Excel is a keyboard app optimized for Microsoft Excel. Most Excel operators are prioritized in the keyboard layout. There is also a 10 key number layout to enter values in a fast paced manner and a tab key to navigate through the cells.

7. Microsoft Authenticator (Beta)

You can use this app to signin to Microsoft products using your phone. Simply enter your username and click on the notification sent to your phone in order to login. It also supports multi factor authentication for work, school, and non-Microsoft accounts.

With this we sum up our list of some less famous but useful apps from Google and Microsoft. In case, we missed any app, then do let us know by posting your comments and also share your experiences with these apps. Also, please don’t forget to hit the share button and make these less know apps become popular 🙂

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