If you have Chromebook then you don’t know about their efficiency and special features which turns your new device into get more software. We compiled a list of best & top rated android apps for chromebook that will extend their functionality, web browsing, productivity in favor of something more special here.
See both android and chrome are friendly together because of Google owns both networks. Now Google pays well to their developers in both sections to integrate better android apps for their Chrome Operating System via Google Play Store.
Top Apps for Chromebook Device
Many users still have problems to get apps in OS but if you run chrome developer version then you are just able to run successfully. Really I just shocked through this announcement and I bought Asus Chromebook Flip to test some android apps through developer channel and got amazed.
Learn How to Install & Run Developer Channel
- Install Google Chrome Developer Channel
- Reset Chromebook Flip
- Login to Google Account
- Open Settings -> Click ‘About Chrome OS’
- Click -> More Info…
- Choose -> Check for and apply updates
- Select -> Change channel
- Change consumer channel From stable -> Developer – unstable
- Do restart & Log back in
- Now Goto Settings -> Select Android Apps
- Check -> Enable Android Apps to run on your Chromebook
- Then Click -> Google Play Store Icon
- Install -> Android Apps
After successfully done the above process then move on to another section which displays below for best android applications that experience a lot on your Chromebook.
If you miss this app on your book then it won’t make anything great on your device. Why I displayed this app as No 1, because its an movie entertainment app which shows around 20,000 list without penny. Yes, its free and 100% legal and no need to worry about copyrights.
This is the best updated app to find your movie favorites in one click in high-quality from sites like YouTube, Vimeo, etc., But StreamDor won’t serve any content on their app and this is just 3rd party free tool to get anything around internet which gather information all in one place.
Legal Notice: StreamDor is a catalog of movies available on YouTube.com. For any issues related to content copyright, please contact the content host.
Best alternative app for photo editing tools like Adobe Photoshop CC, MS Paint because Polarr beat those apps which brings more exiting features to you through mobile apps. If you got full paid version then you unlock advanced settings that turn your photo into new fashion mode. It can edit photos, add stickers effects, colored frames & HDR contrast settings in one click.
You already got chromebook then why not you to check this lightweight app on your device to experience your photo studio out to the world.
So every user got high quality mp4, flv videos on their device then install your favourite video app called VLC there to enjoy full HD view. Currently Chrome OS only allow certain file types for playback which got frustrating job while downloading and keeping those in SD card.
VLC officially released their app in Google play Store named as “VLC for Chrome OS”. This gives special permissions to play any format video types (codec) and allows you to watch your favorite movies, TV shows without worrying about any conversion apps to play.
Now there is a trick to use Skype android apps on Chromebook which we will revealed here and its really worth because its an important app which allow users to chat, engage, video call.
Skype now supports their app while running on basic internet connection so it works on Chromebook device. Many applications available to chat like Google hangouts but Skype is branded and beat those competitors without any doubt. Now move on to Microsoft’s site and create Skype account and log in and start your conversion there.
On Chrome Web Store, you can easily launch Skype own window through icon and bookmark it for future reference.
I won’t overuse Google Drive because of this Microsoft product. Drive was limited which offers around 100GB of space to store files in Google Sheets, Google Docs and Presentation which only needs for general purpose. I need better solution for my business so i installed in Microsoft Suite on my chromebook through Play Store.
New versions released for Chrome including their MS products in AIO such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel. The files there just create, edit, save and all of those things are stored in cloud to integrate with your desktop version easily and no need to worry about losing data.
6. Any.do App
If you want to organize everything on your chrome then install Any.do app. So what it does? It’s just synchronize and organize your calendar, reminder list, task scheduler, task manager in all device. See more features such as
- Sync Accounts
- Organize Task Schedule
- Easily Scalable
- Able to Drag & Drop
It has the same ability on chromebook itself like you did on mobile (Android & iOS) like drag and drop files, attachments, tasks, etc., and in final words its just a complete solution for all sub tasks and reminders.
7. Evernote App
Another good note taking application which personalize your messages in simple notes and sync those words into all your devices. See what it does? Not only its just taking text notes, it can do other things like stash movies, images and music files in one specific folder which you can find through search option using keywords. And it only adds to-do lists and organized notebooks with their feature list.
Use Chrome Web Store to search this Evernote app to save things that you saw on the web browser into your evernote account. Also install more extensions like
- Evernote Web Clipper
- Evernote Web
Now install these android web store apps on your Chromebook and comment below the best android apps you found recently on your device. I will add those application on this article with proper user credentials and i am just looking for your valuable information here about this topic.