The most popular productivity tools and apps in 2017

There are 18 productivity tools on the list in 2017. This table shows their positions on the main list and the 3 sub-lists.

Change
since 2016
Top 200
Tools for
Learning
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Tool Top 100
Personal &
Professional
Learning
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Top 100
Workplace
Learning
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Top 100
Education
2017
UP 4 45  Google Maps (maps) 29  42  54
UP 70 58  Grammarly (grammar checker) 36  – 76
UP 53 81  Google Calendar (calendar) 48  –
82  ActExs (Action Extracts)  49  56
111  Cite This For Me (citation generator)  63 49
131  Threema (security/encruption)  75
DOWN 44 137  Google Translate (online translator) 79  –
BACK 138  IFTTT (connect data and services)  80
144  Office Lens (makes photos readable) 81 71
DOWN 93 156  iTunes (audio/podcast player) 86
178  GoodReader (PDF reader)  94  –
179  Quick Scan (QR code reader) 95  –
180  Hemingway App (writing improvement)  96  –
184  Zeef (directory of curated links) 98  –  
186  Talkbook (lead gen for presenters)  100  –
187  My Study Life (study planner) x  –
193  Zapier (connect data and services) x  –
198  DeepL Translator (online translator) x  – x