Top 200 Tools by Category

Here are the Top 200 tools categories as well as their place in the Google, Microsoft or Apple families . The top tool in each category appears in CAPITALS. Take a look at the PL100 | WL100 | Ed100 lists for further contextualisation.

Category Google family Microsoft family Apple family Adobe family Others
OFFICE SUITES & TOOLS
Documents Google Docs WORD Pages
Presentations Google Slides POWERPOINT | Sway Keynote. Prezi
Spreadsheets Google Sheets EXCEL Numbers
Data visualisation  POWERBI
CONTENT DEVELOPMENT
PDFs ACROBAT PRO | InDesign ilovepdf.com
DTP MS PUBLISHER
Image libraries Unsplash | Pixabay
Graphic design  SparkIllustrator CANVA | Genially | Ominigraffel | Piktochart
Screen capture Snip & Sketch SNAGIT
Photo editing PHOTOSHOP
Audio . Audition AUDACITY
Screen recording  CAMTASIA | Screencast-O-Matic |
Loom | Screencstify
Animation . VYOND | Powtoon
Video iMovie PREMIERE PRO |
After Effects
Biteable | Handbrake
Interactive media  HIHAHO | H5P | Thinglink
Streaming video MS Stream
Live transcription Otter
COURSE & LESSON AUTHORING Captivate ARTICULATE | easygenerator | iSpring | Nearpod | EdPuzzle | Lectora | isEazy | Gomo Learning | Evolve | Adapt
Games and testing QUIZLET | Quizizz | Factile | Hot Potatoes
Forms & surveys GOOGLE FORMS MS Forms SurveyMonkey
LEARNING PLATFORMS / LMS / COURSE MANAGEMENT
Workplace  aNewSpring | Degreed | Totara | Axonify | Thinkific | AskDelphi | Drillster | Docebo | edCast | Open edX
Workplace/Education GOOGLE CLASSROOM Moodle | Blackboard Learn
Education Canvas
LIVE ENGAGEMENT TOOLS KAHOOT | Mentimeter | Poll Everywhere | Socrative | Wooclap | Plickers | Gimkit | AnswerGarden
BLOG & WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT Google Sites | Blogger | Google Analytics WORDPRESS | Medium | LearnDash
COLLABORATION PLATFORMS & TOOLS G Suite | Google Currents MS TEAMS  | Yammer Slack | Trello | Padlet | SharePoint | Workplace by Facebook | ClickUp | Asana
Online whiteboards Jamboard MS Whiteboard MURAL | Miro
Mindmapping tools COGGLE | Freemind | MindMeister | Ayoa |
Digital notebooks Google Keep ONENOTE Evernote | Notability
File sharing GOOGLE DRIVE OneDrive Dropbox | WeTransfer
VIDEO MEETING PLATFORMS Google Meet MS Teams | Flipgrid Adobe Connect ZOOM | Whereby | WebEx | Jitsi Meet | BigBlueButton | WebinarGeek | Blackboard Collaborate | BlueJeans | GoBrunch
Chat tools Skype WHATSAPP | Telegram
Email GMAIL Outlook Apple Mail Mailchimp
ONLINE COURSES LINKEDIN LEARNING | MS Learn Udemy | Coursera.| Duolingo | edX | UdacityFutureLearn | Highbrow | Pluralsight | Mind Tools | Khan Academy | OpenLearn | Masterclass
WEB RESOURCES
Videos & films YOUTUBE Vimeo | Ted Talks | Netflix
Podcasts (& players) APPLE PODCASTS Spotify | Overcast | Podcast Addict
E-books, audio bools & summaries KINDLE | Audible | getAbstract | Blinkist
Other Google Arts & Culture WIKIPEDIA | Quora | Slideshare
Social networks & communities LINKEDIN Twitter (& Tweetdeck) | Facebook | Instagram | Stack Overflow | Xing
News readers & alerts Google Alerts FEEDLY | Inoreader | Nuzzel
Curation tools PINTEREST | Pocket | Wakelet | Diigo | AndersPink | Flipboard | Scoopit.
Online translators GOOGLE TRANSLATE DeepL
Search & research GOOGLE |
Google Scholar
Bing DuckDuckGo | Zotero
WEB BROWSERS GOOGLE CHROME MS Edge Safari Firefox | Brave
PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS & APPS GOOGLE MAPS | Google Calendar | Google Lens Grammarly | IFTTT | Zapier
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