Free and Useful Web Apps for Freelancers

Web based applications are overflowing the internet these days, but to short down the humongous list of several thousands – I thought it would be best to showcase few of the Best Web Based applications a freelancer needs. These are all great apps, some might work for you, some might not. It all depends on who you ask;

Here I’m showing 7 free and useful web apps that can make life a bit easier and your to-do list shorter.

1 – Screenr

This web app can instantly record a screencast – basically, a video of what you are doing on your computer – and generate a link for you to share with others. Screenr comes in handy if you create tutorials, troubleshoot issues that are too complicated to explain via email, or want to show off your work to a potential client.

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With 2GB of free space and the ability to share files while uploading, is a file-sharing app that makes uploading and distributing files of any size pretty seamless. You can also reuse links and get statistics for your documents – keeping track of how many times your file has been downloaded, for example.

3 – Wave

If numbers are not your specialty, life just got a bit easier. Wave is a free accounting application that looks after your bookkeeping so you can focus on your work. For example, it can automatically categorize your expenses, and it learns as you use the program. You can also access Wave through its Google Chrome app.

4 – Feedly

Feedly is a multi-platform, cross-browser web app that syncs with Google Reader and displays your RSS feeds beautifully – it practically invites you to sit down and read through every article. Beyond its attractive interface, Feedly lets you share articles via social networks and save content to read later.

5 – Simplenote

If you are looking for a note-taking application that is not too heavy on features, Simplenote is one of the best. Using your free account you can create notes on your computer or phone and organize them using tags or pins – which help keep specific notes at the top of the pile. You can also review older versions of notes and sync your account with third-party applications.

6 – TeamViewer

TeamViewer is an excellent screen-sharing and file-transfer app that can be used to facilitate business collaborations, remotely access a second computer, or help distraught relatives diagnose and cure computer problems. Along with being free for noncorporate use, it gives users precisely the tools they need to share screens securely, send files with a minimum of hassle, control access rights, and even flip which user has control.

7 – Project2Manage

Project2Manage is a fully-featured, free, hosted solution for project management and collaboration (similar to Basecamp). You can set up different roles and permissions to limit what each team members see, write in your milestones to show everyone your goals, and be able to manage unlimited projects.


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