covid19 apps

This Year 2020 has witnessed something that no one has ever imagined in his or her dreams. Coronavirus has emerged as a deadly nightmare and engulfed the whole world. Millions of people have lost their lives and many are still struggling. The worst part is that even after taking precaution people are getting infected. This coronavirus has put a full stop in the machinery and people are forced to be confined at home. The world has witnessed many companies closing their operation as the demand is on an all-time low and many companies laying down their employees to cut down their expenses. Those companies that have managed to survive are because they have figured out some alternates to keep the clock ticking. Software apps have played a vital role here.

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Here are the top 5 COVID-19 apps that employers have leveraged to ensure the smooth functioning of this business.

Google Meet

As more and more business owners are opting for videoconferencing app to interact with their team members during this COVID lockdown, Google has rebranded Hangout Meet to Google meet.  Zoom app was the most used app before this but many people raised security concerns wit Zoom app and switched over to Google meet. You can be rest assured with the security of your data with Google meet.

Only the people who want to start a meeting is supposed to have a Google one account and he can pass the link to anyone whom he wants to join. The participants need not to make an account to attend the meeting. They can click on the meeting id and can join the meeting.


Skype was always the most preferred way of communications amongst team members before this pandemic situation. The user has got the option to send messages, videos and images to the team members.

However, this was not the most used video conferencing apps as there were some issues. Now Skype has rectified all the prevailing issues and is one of the best options available for video meeting. It has started supporting up to 50 people simultaneously.


Trello is one marvellous app that allows the team to work more collaboratively. This allows the business owner to extract maximum benefits from their team even while working from home. Trello’s has got boards, lists, and cards that enable teams to organize and prioritize projects and assign tasks to the team members. This also allows to set deadlines and you can put reminders to keep a track of deadlines.


This is by far the best software for collaborating amongst software team and allows bug tracking and agile project management. You can create user stories and issues, plan sprints, and distribute tasks to your software team. You can also prioritize and discuss the team’s work to ensure complete visibility. It also helps improve team performance based on real-time and visual data.

Any Desk

This is a remote desktop application. The provides platform independent remote access to personal computers and other devices running this host application. It offers remote access of the system, allows file transfer, and VPN functionality. This is the best app especially for software developers to help their juniors at the time of need.


With Loom, you can record your screen, voice, and face to create a shareable video to your team members. Now you won’t have to type long mails for the work to be done and it also allows the team members to send a video of the tasks undertaken by them. This app also makes client communication super easy.

These are the top 5 apps that will help you extract maximum benefits out of your employees.

By Anurag Rathod

Anurag Rathod is an Editor of, who is passionate for app-based startup solutions and on-demand business ideas. He believes in spreading tech trends. He is an avid reader and loves thinking out of the box to promote new technologies.