12 Handy Smartphone Apps For Creative People On The Go

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Our phones have now officially become a formal extension of ourselves. For a creative person on the go, it becomes essential to carry everything we need to create with us at all times. And yes, that’s highly troublesome.

So here’s a list of smartphone apps for creative people which will let you keep that laptop and stationery away and keep your creative vibes flowing, even on the go!

1. Paper and Pencil by FiftyThree

When you need to get something down fast, Paper is ready.

Their tagline summarises what they stand for. Paper by FiftyThree allows you to write and sketch on your phone, even on existing photos preventing the frantic search of pen and paper every time you need to note something down.



Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Free

2. Adobe Illustrator Draw by Adobe

Create finished vector illustrations with easy and intuitive touch controls.

Adobe illustrator is the right hand of every designer. However its not always possible for us to carry our laptops around. Draw by Adobe solves this very problem, and lets you draw and finish vector illustrations on your phone.


Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Free

3. Sketchworthy by Fishington Studios

Sketchworthy is designed as a beautiful and innovative way to create and manage all your notes, sketches, scribbles, and more.

Sketchworthy allows you to scribble, sketch and create right on your phone, and is an easy and environment-friendly alternative to a pen and paper.


Available on: iOS

Price: Rs. 190

4. Font Candy Photo Editor by Easy Tiger Apps, LLC

Font Candy is the first app to allow you to mask your photos with captions or simply overlay your images with text.

Font candy allows you to write over your pictures, adding a new layer of text. It also offers a great variety of scribbles, drawings, shapes and quotes you can post over your image.


Available on: iOS

Price: Free

5. Pinterest by Pinterest, Inc

Pinterest is the world’s catalog of ideas. Find and save recipes, parenting hacks, style inspiration and other ideas to try!

Before you roll your eyes at us for being obvious, remember that there’s more to Pinterest than just DIYs. We all need some creative inspiration from time to time to set our clocks ticking before we start any new creative project. Pinterest is the bible of almost every creative person. It offers references on so many creative ideas, and the best part is you can pin them and save them!



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Available on: iOS and Android

 Price: Free

6. Photoshop Touch by Adobe

Adobe Photoshop Touch acts like a mini Photoshop for your phone. You can edit, create and make pictures, as well as share them on social media.


Available on: iOS

Price: Free

7. AutoCAD, 360 by Autodesk Inc

Take the power of AutoCAD wherever you go!

 Another essential for every interior designer and architect out there, AutoCAD is now available even on your phones, and helps you measure your drawings 100% accurately, even on site.



Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Free

8. Foldpass, Creative Haiku Writing Game by Galaxy & Sons Inc

Foldpass is a creative game where you write haikus with your friends.

Writing haikus is always challenging, yet incredibly fun. Foldpass allows you to write haikus with your friends, where each person can add the next line to it.



Available on: iOS

Price: Free

9.Writing Challenge by Literautas

With Writing Challenge you will enjoy a game with creative prompts to spark your inspiration and master free writing.

Almost every writer out there has experienced a brain freeze, where nothing creative comes out of your head. The Writing Challenge solves exactly this problem, by giving you creative prompts while you write.



Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Rs. 190

10.Wattpad by Wattpad.com

Search popular genres and unique topics to find any story you can imagine.

This app curates stories of almost any genre under the sun. You can never get bored as long as this app is with you. It’s every reader’s ultimate dream. One-click access to thousands of stories? Yes, please!




Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Free

11.Artsy by Art.sy Inc.

Artsy is the world’s top resource for buying, collecting and learning about fine art.

 We often need guidance and while investing in buying a piece of art. Artsy helps you to learn, and collect art according to your preferences.


Available on: iOS

Price: Free

12. Typendium by William Robinson

Discover the history behind some of the world’s greatest typefaces with Typendium, an elegant collection of short essays and illustrations.

If you live to study, analyse and create typography, this is the app for you. Typendium tells you about the stories behind some of the greatest types ever made, through short essays and illustrations.


Available on: iOS

Price: Free

How many of these are you downloading today?

Feature Illustration by Parth Verma

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