In order to conduct business in an effective and productive way it may be necessary to run meetings. The following list of apps gives users a way to remotely join, host, and collaborate in meetings and conferences. Thanks to these offerings it’s never been easier to join a meeting which means there’s never an excuse to miss one. Many of the apps offer professional-quality tools that really take them above and beyond.
The best iPad apps for meetings
4 Jan 2017, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
You can set up and conduct smoothly thanks to the Cisco WebEx Meetings app. Thanks to this app you don't even have to be in the same room, city, or country to attend the meeting. This one allows you to connect to meetings by video on any of your mobile devices including your Apple Watch. Features here include an auto call-me tool, a voice-activated video switching tool, and file sharing. You can invite people to the meeting, mute participants, record the meeting, and even expel a participant. This one supports both group and private chat, you are all given a personal conferencing number to use, and you can act as the host or assign the job to someone else.
- Act as host
- Assign someone else as host
- Connect via video calls
- File share with ease
- Invite participants
- Mute individual participants
Here’s a simple app that will help users better prepare for their upcoming meetings by preparing an agenda, minutes and proposals ahead of time. Send this information to other users so that everyone can be on the same page for the meeting. Once the meeting has finished, you can create a PDF file of the minutes and share with others, save the file for later and view when needed. There’s a calendar function to schedule meetings and multiple in-app purchases for additional features that expand on this app’s functioning.
- A simple app that’s powerful in preparation
- Prepare agenda and minutes ahead of a meeting
- Schedule meetings, Calendar integration
- Take minutes, Convert minutes to a PDF file
- In-app purchase for additional features
If you want to take your meeting to the next level, by booking these meetings at fine establishments, then here’s an app for you. The concept is to find the perfect meeting space in a wonderful hotel environment. Users can search for available rooms, use filters, see the rates, get discounts, view photos of the meeting space, get in-depth details of the room and its amenities, VIP access, automatic invites for participants of the meetings and more. This app is limited to a few cities. Check to see if your city is covered.
- Find the perfect meeting space in your area
- Powerful search tool and filters
- View photos, In-depth details on amenities and capabilities
- Automatic invites to participants of the meetings
- Limited coverage of cities, Check to see if your city is covered
Vimodi is a presentation and collaboration app that’s perfect those users who need to deliver powerful, creative and convincing presentations to clients. Quickly create the presentation, use various apps like PowerPoint or Word to create content, add media files, integrate PDF content, engage clients during presentations, capture meeting notes and more. Share your presentations after the meetings with coworkers or Dropbox. Make your next presentation a unique experience for your clients by usings this app.
- Quickly and easily create presentations for clients
- Use other apps to curate the content like Word or PowerPoint
- Add media files, PDF content integration
- Capture notes, Answer any questions
- Share your presentation via email or Dropbox
If you're looking for a worry-free way to conduct meetings even though you aren't in the same location the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app act as that solution. This one allows for cloud video conferencing whether it's for a one-on-one meeting or a group messaging. You can have up to 25 people in one meeting, which opens up a whole bunch of possibilities for how you conduct your business. You can send audio files, images, and make use of the real-time whiteboard collaboration (on the iPad only). Go ahead and send meeting invites in a variety of ways and view the availability of your contacts.
- Connect with up to 25 people
- Make use of cloud video conferencing
- There is one-on-one capabilities
- Send audio files and images
- There is a real-time whiteboard
- Invite people to join
ZOOM Cloud Meetings app review: offering unified online meetings for 25 participants
In order for a meeting to be productive and effective you need to be able to take notes that you can refer to later on. The Meetings app acts as a digital notebook tool that makes it possible to make notes in a simple way. These notes are then fully searchable so you can go back and find exactly what you’re looking for. Add details to the notes by giving it a title, the list of attendees, the date and time of the meeting, and make note of the action items. The app also makes it possible to take photos of presentations and whiteboards so you’ll have everything at your fingertips.
- Your digital notebook
- Notes are searchable
- Give notes a title, make note of attendees, and add the date and time
- Take photos of whiteboards and images/presentations
Meetings - Notebooks for Work app review: making meetings more productive and efficient
One of the most popular tools available when it comes to hosting and taking part in meetings in a digital sense is the GoToMeeting app. This app makes it possible to hold a meeting and attend a meeting no matter where you may be. You can take advantage of the one-tap-dial into the conference and from there it's time to begin. Attendees will be able to see anything on the presenter's screen in real-time. If you're the presenter you can share files and documents through Dropbox and ShareFile and if you happen to be using an iPad you can take part in a video conference.
- Join meetings with ease
- Host meetings
- Attendees see everything on presenter’s screen
- Share files
- Take part in video conferencing on the iPad
- Get together for a meeting no matter where you are
GoToMeeting for iPad app review
Here's an app that attempts to go above and beyond by offering advanced tools that are user-friendly and versatile. The Super Notes app has been created to make it possible to store photos, recordings, notes, and reminders. After entering all of the important information you can group them into categories and then color-code them. Anyone who has items they want to keep track of and store can use this app and even share notes and content by Dropbox, WiFi, or email. Navigating through this one is a breeze thanks to the clean and sleek approach of the user interface.
- A clean and modern user interface
- Share content/notes by WiFi, Dropbox, and email
- Store photos, recordings, and notes
- Group content and color-code the categories
- You can set up reminders with ease
Super Note: Recorder, Notes, Memos. Free. app review
Are you out of the office a lot and need a way to be able to connect with co-workers? The TeamViewer for Meetings app can make this app and gives users the chance to take part in all the conferences, meetings, and discussions taking place. There's no need to rush to the office for that meeting thanks to this app because you can join one while you're out and about. The app uses VoIP so you can be part of the discussion. You can send chat messages, make use of the integrated conference call, and you'll find the pointer tool to be quite handy.
- Join meetings while on the go
- Send chat messages
- Offers integrated conference call feature
- The app uses VoIP
- There is a pointer tool
- Enjoy crisp and clear sound quality
TeamViewer for Meetings app review: allows you to participate in online meetings and webinars for free