Staying organized is no easy task nowadays and all too often we forget about appointments, anniversaries, events, and gatherings simply because we have too much going on. Calendar based apps can completely transform how you go about organizing and managing your schedule and take all the pressure off of you having to remember dates. This list of apps is dedicated to calendars and there is a wide variety here from basic and quick options to those filled with advanced features and tools.
The best calendar apps for iPad
31 Jul 2017, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
This is the official Google Calendar app for your iDevice. If you love using Google on your PC then this app is a must. View your calendar by month, week or day, add events to your calendar automatically via Gmail, create to-do’s, set reminders to get your things done, create and add goals, quickly create events, keep all of your calendars in one source, integrated with Apple Health and more cool features. This app really makes sense if you are accustomed to Google, Gmail and other related services.
- The official Google Calendar app
- Must have for users of Google services
- Create To-Do’s, Set Reminders
- Create and Add Goals, Syncs to all devices
- Create or Automatically add Events
If you are looking for a modern, cool, and clean design for your calendar the CalenMob Calendar app can offer just that. This one is able to support both the iOS calendar and Google calendar, making it versatile. What makes this app useful is that it allows you to move around and move items around on your calendar in a simplified and fast way. This one supports drag and drop functionality and smart techniques to ensure it's easy to use. Additional features include real-time syncing, a variety of view modes to choose from, the app will send push notifications of reminders, the app works online and offline, and it is universal across all your devices.
- The app syncs with your iOS and Google calendars
- Works online and offline
- Uses drag and drop functionality
- Offers a reminder system
- Works on all your devices
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How do you keep your events, dates, and appointments organized? You may want to give the PocketLife Calendar app a try. This one is for people who aren't satisfied with the typical calendar app and are looking for something more advanced. Features of this app include the ability to view more than one calendar, you can set up recurring events and reminders, there is the Notification Center Widget, it supports the Apple Watch, you can share your calendar, import photos, customize the calendar, and it syncs with iCloud/Yahoo/iCal/Outlook/and Google. To ensure the app is user-friendly it uses intuitive gestures and you can also set up the passcode protection to keep details safe and secure.
- Created for those looking for an advanced calendar tool
- Syncs with iCloud/Yahoo/iCal/Outlook/and Google
- Supports the Notification Center Widget
- Set up recurring reminders and events
- There is passcode protection
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If you're tired of having to use multiple apps in order to stay organized and managed the Calendar 5 app may be a great option for you. This one acts as a task manager, smart calendar, and is able to sync with Google Calendar. Unlike many calendar-based options out there this one supports natural language input so you aren't having to speak like a robot in order for it to input your event. This one works both offline and online for added convenience, it's loaded with tools and features, and the user interface is simple and clean.
- Acts as a one-stop solution to task management and a calendar app
- The app syncs with Google Calendar
- Supports natural language input of events
- The app works online and offline
- There are all kinds of added tools and features
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Do you have a big event, an appointment, or something else you've been counting down to? The Countdown‼ app gives you a fun way to do so with a timer, event reminder, and a calendar countdown. You can have the widget appear in the Notification Center so you can instantly see the countdown. Features of this app include being able to pick a background photo for your countdown, add music to it, set up a reminder, and even pick the font that will be used in the countdown display. If you want you can also count up from an event.
- The app is very user-friendly
- Customize the experience and look of the countdown
- Add a background photo and music to a countdown
- Works in portrait and landscape mode
- Count up from an event if you like
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If you're looking for a calendar-based app that won't make a dent in your wallet, yet will still provide you with a variety of tools and features the Awesome Calendar Lite app aims to be the solution. Some of the things you'll be able to do with this app include putting together notes along with pictures, set up a to-do list, sync it with your iOS calendar as well as other calendars, view the latest weather details, and plenty more. The app is highly customizable from the look of it, to the way it works. The more users examine and play with the app the more features they will uncover.
- The app syncs with your iOS calendar as well as many others
- This one is customizable and user-friendly
- The app offers advanced tools and features
- It acts as three apps in one
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There are so many calendar apps out there, how do you possibly choose the right one? The Calendars by Readdle app offers users a way to manage their tasks, events, and appointments with ease and this one syncs with both your iOS and Google calendar. The user interface has been designed to feel and look elegant, yet remain simple to use. Some of the standout features are the fact you can drag and drop events into your calendar, you can set up reminders, the syncing is fast, and the app works both online and offline. There is a search tool to help you find specifics within your calendar, and the unique keyboard makes input faster and smoother.
- The user interface is simple and elegant
- The app syncs with your iOS and Google calendar
- Search for content within the calendar
- The keyboard is unique so that you can input details quickly
Calendars by Readdle app review: easily manage your events and tasks in a stylish format
Not everyone wants an advanced calendar tool that is loaded with bells and whistles instead some people are looking for a clean and simple approach. The MyCalendar Free app provides just that without making sacrifices to the productivity factor. This one has a large focus on birthdays in that you can import your friends' and family's birthdays straight from Facebook, add in customized birthdays, birthdays from those in your contact list, and then customize a notification/reminder for them. Right from the app you can message them a birthday greeting so never again will you have to worry about forgetting their special date.
- A clean and simple approach
- The app has a large focus on birthdays
- Import birthdays from Facebook and your contact list
- Manually import birthdays
- Set up custom reminders and notifications
- Move through the app with ease
MyCalendar Free app review
If you're currently trying to get pregnant then understanding your ovulation schedule is a key part of the process. The Period Tracker app gives you a way to do just that in a streamlined, sophisticated, helpful way. This app makes it possible to track your period, your ovulation cycle, and even offers a fertility diary. The app uses color-coded icons to make viewing the information quick and easy. You can make note of your daily flow and symptoms and look at previous cycles whenever you want. Track such information as your temperatures, weight, view graphs of your details, view your fertile days, and you can export information by email. If you are pregnant you can switch over to pregnancy mode.
- Track your ovulation cycle with ease
- The app offers a fertility diary
- Keep track of details, symptoms, and more
- Switch to pregnancy mode when you become pregnant
Easy Calendar app is appropriately titled. This app makes it easy to create and use a weekly calendar. Create and edit event with just a few quick taps. There’s an overview of the week, 100% integration with the default calendar app for the iDevice, rotating the iDevice will provide a 1 week and 3 week overview, sync with Cloud sources, unique search functions, night mode and more. The app is not free and there are in-app purchases to spice up your calendar experience. There’s also an annual subscription with a free one-month trial. Try it out and see if it meets all of your calendar needs.
- An easy to use calendar app
- Provides different views for week, multiple weeks, and month
- Integrates with native calendar app, Syncs with cloud services
- Search functions, Night Mode, Customizable
- In-app purchases, Annual subscription