A starter set of Apple iPad apps


For up-to-date iPad app info and recommendations, visit UD's iPad Resources web site.

For info about iBook authoring, visit UD's iBook Author web site.


Article from February 2011:

Last month, Jon Landis, Development Executive from Apple, shared his iPad app recommendations for higher education with UD faculty and staff. We've highlighted a baker's dozen here. Even if you're not wielding an iPad, the list offers insight into the capabilities of the current field of tablet products.

  1. Annotate: Allows you to highlight, take notes, and mark-up PDF documents.

  2. Blausen Human Atlas: A dynamic medical atlas of the human body that contains 3-D images, medical information, and a cross-searching medical term glossary.

  3. Conference Pad: Allows one iPad (teacher) to control what images other iPads (students) in the room see. Each image is downloaded to the student's iPad.

  4. Dragon Dictation: An easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon NaturallySpeaking that allows you to speak and instantly see your text or email messages.

  5. DropBox: A Web and app-based service that allows file organization and access across all your electronic devices.

  6. Evernote: A cross platform program for note taking. Syncs notes with your phone, iPad, and computer and supports pictures, Web clips, and audio.

  7. Goodreader: Opens a large number of file formats for viewing. Great file management, searchable text, notes, highlighting, and full integration with DropBox.

  8. Molecules: Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers.

  9. OmniGraphSketcher: Quickly create and present detailed graphs and charts on an iPad.

  10. Papers: An electronic repository for research journals. Connects to academic electronic repositories of research including local electronic libraries.

  11. Photoshop: A solid photo editor for the iPad (free).

  12. Shareboard: Turns an iPad and an LCD projector into an interactive whiteboard. Projecting iPad can also yield control to up to four other iPads in the room, creating an interactive whiteboard.

  13. Sketchbook Pro: A professional grade painting and drawing program.

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