Software Discovery: 6 Useful Apps that Google Offers for Free


Google is usually known as the search engine but it’s more than that. There are a number of services and apps that Google offers for free to its users. These apps let you do many great things without costing you a penny.

The following roundup are six useful apps from our Software Discovery section that Google gives out to its users for free (they will probably retain and analyze your data in return). Check them out and let us know what you think.

1. Google Go


Google Go makes discovering, exploring, and sharing the best of the web easy and fast. Whatever you are looking for on the internet, Google Go is here to help!

  • Discover what’s popular and trending
  • All your interests in one app
  • Trending queries and topics
  • Voice search
  • Easily switch between languages

2. Files Go by Google


Files Go is a new storage manager that helps you free up space on your phone, find files faster, and share them easily offline with others.

  • Free up memory space
  • Check your storage
  • Smart recommendations
  • Find files faster
  • Share files offline
  • Encrypted file sharing
  • Backup files to the cloud
  • Efficient and effective storage management

3. Google Duo


Google Duo is the new, simple video calling app that brings you face-to-face with all the people that matter most.

It lets you make video calls with a simple one touch to your friends and families.

  • Live preview – see the person even before he picks up your video call
  • User friendly interface – the interface is really great and there isn’t any clutter on it
  • Multi platforms – you can call from your iOS device to your Android friend and vice versa
  • Audio calls – it also supports audio calls so you don’t always necessarily have to do video calls

4. Google Maps Go


Google Maps Go is the lighter version of the original Google Maps app that is designed to run smoothly on devices with limited memory and on unreliable networks.

  • Quick directions and map details
  • Real-time traffic information
  • Live city transit schedules
  • Walking directions
  • Discover new places
  • Find nearby places
  • Save places
  • Available in 70+ languages

5. Google Web Designer


Google Web Designer is a free, professional-grade HTML5 authoring tool. You can use it to easily build interactive, animated HTML5 creative. No coding necessary.

  • Pre-programmed web components
  • Events to connect actions to gestures
  • Create pages
  • Responsive
  • Dynamic workflow
  • Robust animation tools
  • Content creation tools

6. (New) Google Calendar


Google Calendar has a new look, with a number of new event, calendar view, and settings features to help you manage your time more efficiently and get stuff done.

  • See event details at a glance
  • Quickly add new events
  • New view options
  • Manage settings in one place

These apps use the Google’s robust infrastructure to provide you with a stable and reliable experiences. Our Software Discovery section has these and many more useful apps from other companies that you may want to check out. Give it a visit and let us know what you think about it.

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