20 Must have free Android apps for Marshmallow

20 Must have free Android apps for Marshmallow:

Here I'm going to give you 20 Must have apps for every Smartphone running on Marshmallow. All you going to need are these top 6 Google apps, 10 other basic apps and 4 regional/interest based apps.

Best 6 Google apps:

In Marshmallow, Google has made most of the day to day usage apps inbuilt, like the Top 6 apps listed below,
Google Keep
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Google Fit - Fitness Tracking
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Google Chrome
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Google Gmail
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Google Docs
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Google Indic Keyboard (For India)
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If not pre-installed, I would suggest to go for it now.

Top 10 other apps on Google Play:

Apart from these basic apps, Google has stopped supporting some of there most useful apps like the Gallery, Video Player, etc., So here is the Top 10 free apps on Google Play, which are very must useful for every day usage.

10. Cameringo Lite. Effects Camera
Developer: Perraco Labs
Category: Photography
If you think the inbuilt camera app is not giving enough options, then I would suggest you install the Cameringo Lite.
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9. Merriam Webster Dictionary
Developer: Merriam-Webster Inc.
Category: Books & Reference
Google search is always there for searching synonyms online, but when you are offline, here is a great app with all the things you need in a Dictionary which is downloaded and can be used offline (most of its features)
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8. Piktures - Beautiful Gallery
Developer: DIUNE
Category: Photography
With the Gallery app discontinued from Google, and the inbuilt Google Photos app too much for the basic need of a gallery, here is an alternative "Piktures"
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7. SHAREit: File Transfer,Sharing
Developer: SHAREit Technologies Co.Ltd
Category: Tools
If you think Bluetooth is not fast enough the try out the High speed data transfer with ShareIt app
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6. CamScanner -Phone PDF Creator
Developer: INTSIG Information Co.,Ltd
Category: Productivity
Not everyone has access to Digital Scanners through there everyday life, so keep this app handy in your smartphone, click through the camera and cut the edges and contrast it to make it feel a scanned copy with CamScanner App.
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5. Polaris Navigation GPS
Developer: DS Software
Category: Travel & Local
This multi-purpose app lets you utilize your phones inbuilt sensors to show the Compass reading, Altitude, GPS position Latitude & Longitude, Speed, Distance covered with time elapsed.
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4. Nova Launcher
Developer: TeslaCoil Software
Category: Personalization
If any time you get bored of your inbuilt Launcher, then try out Nova Launcher. It offers more options than any other in the market, and consumes lesser RAM and Battery than most of them.
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3. ES File Explorer File Manager
Developer: ES Global
Category: Productivity
Android 6.0.1 doesnt offer any inbuilt File explorer app (apart from the one which can be browsed through the settings), nevertheless ES File Explorer offers most relavent features and is very light weight app.
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2. YouCam Perfect - Selfie Pro
Developer: Perfect Corp.
Category: Photography
Most of the default cameras offer very less options for beautification, especially the smartphones with stock Android or the Google Camera app. Less to worry, "YouCam Perfect - Selfie Pro" offers most of these missing features along with quality photo output. Selfie Blink Fix is one impressive feature in this app and works great.
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1. MX Player
Developer: J2 Interactive
Category: Media & Video
Most important app which i feel Android is missing out is the Video player. MX Player is the most popular app in the market for playing almost any video format and large size files. MX Player is becoming increasingly popular and a must have app on every smartphone. It also supports subtitle.
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Top 4 apps based on Region/Language/Interests

Some of the other apps which you must be looking for based on your Region/Language/Interests:
4. Online Video Subscription: Hotstar (for India)
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3. Online Music Subscription: Gaana (for India)
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2. Social Networking: Facebook
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1. Instant Messaging: Whatsapp
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  1. Hi Sandeep very nice and informative blog about must used apps for MARSHMALLOW operating system. Thanks for sharing.


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