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Keep Up to Date with a Calendar App

Keep Up to Date with a Calendar App

If you have events or reminders to keep track of, you probably make good use of calendars. And since you likely have a mobile device, it’s safe to assume you take advantage of your phone’s or tablet’s calendar. Thankfully, tablets and phones typically come with some kind of calendar app preinstalled, but what if something better is available?

The calendar app you need will very likely depend on what you’re primarily going to use it for and what works best for reminding you of your schedule. Some people remember to check their calendar every day, some remember what day an event is but can’t remember the details, some need loud and persistent reminders. Because of all this, your day to day life can be made a little easier with the right app.

The most important things to look for when choosing an app are that it has what you specifically need, doesn’t take up more space than you can reasonably offer, and comes from a reputable developer. With that in mind, here are just some of the cool and useful calendar apps waiting to be downloaded.

aCalendar

This calendar app is available for free in the Play store. Some of its main features include the ability to show different views (day, week, month, year, agenda, etc.), customize colors, connect with Google Calendar, place widgets, see moon phases, and share events. These are all available in the free version of the app. There are many more features in the paid version.

Awesome Calendar

This calendar app is available for $9.99 in the App Store. This app can sync with the other calendars available for iOS. Some main features include the ability to set custom alarms, add stickers and notes, see your calendar in different views, include photos, show the weather, share information, and customize the appearance.

Business Calendar 2

This calendar app is available for free in the Play store. Business Calendar 2 is not just for business! Some of its main features center on being able to set up events and tasks, look at multiple different views, sync with other calendars, use voice input, and place widgets. You also have multiple options for your different calendar views. Especially cool is the heat map that shows your free and busy days. These are just some of the features from this free app.

CloudCal

This calendar app is available for free in the Play store. This app is a colorful and fun calendar option. Some of its main features include syncing with other calendars, multiple calendar views, plenty of reminder options, themes, and widgets. Most importantly, it has Magic Circles, which is a feature that gives you a visual of when you’re free or busy.

Cozi

This calendar app is available for free in the Play store or in the App Store. This app is specifically meant to help families stay on top of events and agendas. Some of its features are the shared calendar, color-coding, automated agenda emails, shopping & to-do lists, a family journal, and widgets.

DigiCal

This calendar app is available for free in the Play store. Some of the biggest features of this app are the multiple agenda views, widgets, weather forecasts, themes and customizable colors, and location search. These are all in the free version. The paid version has even more features, plus you can also pay a fee to add premium calendars that add events to your calendar for you (for things like sports and holidays).

Fantastical 2

This calendar app is available for $2.99 in the App Store. Just some of this app’s features include the ability to use “natural language” when entering events, customize reminders and alerts, view maps, and share events. This app prides itself on being visually pleasing, as well as working in an intuitive and natural way.

My Study Life

This calendar app is available for free in the Play store and in the App Store. This app is primarily focused on helping students stay organized. Some of its main features are its ability to save information to the cloud, keep up with homework, remember your class schedule, and get notifications about things like due dates and class times.