Best Remote Working Tools

Best Remote Working Tools

Remote Work Tools to get things done

Some says the future of work will be more and more about working remote. This trend is now accelerating rapidly due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. But not all industries such as health workers and supermarket workers can switch to remote work. But many companies will at least partially switch to working from home in the future.

Note: The following order is not based on a rating and was listed at random..

Remote desktop software

Remote Desktop Software enables a user to seamlessly connect and interact with another computer or server in a different location over a network or the Internet. With the remote desktop software, the user can directly communicate with his PC or laptop with an external system. This is very helpful for things like collaboration, technical support, training, customer conversations etc.

1. Team Viewer

2. Any Desk

3. ConnectWise

4. splashtop

5. ZOHO Assist


7. BeyondTrust

8. Chrome Remote Desktop

9. Windows Remote Desktop Services

10. RescueAssist

11. Citrix Gateway

12. Cisco AnyConnect

Team Chat Apps

There are many solutions out there which you can use but here’s a list of some of our favourites. Most solutions offer a free version - you can try them out and then upgrade to the full version if you need to.

1. Slack

2. Google Hangouts

3. Google Chat

4. Microsoft Teams

5. Twist

6. Cisco Webex Teams

7. Zoho Cliq

8. RingCentral Glip

Screen Sharing Apps

Want to share your screen to collaborate with a colleague, or remotely access someone’s computer to troubleshoot a technical problem? Whatever your screen-sharing need, here are the collaboration apps that do the job.

1. Screenleap

2. TeamViewer

3. Slack

4. Zoom


6. Surfly

7. Skype

8. Windows Quick Assist

9. GoToMeeting

Screen Recording Software

With screen recorders, you can capture exactly what's happening on your screen (whether it's the entire display or just a selected area) and either stream it live, or save it as a video file.

1. Adobe Captivate

2. OBS Studio

3. Flashback Express

4. Apowersoft

5. ShareX

6. Screencast-O-Matic

7. Free Cam

8. Ezvid

9. Camtasia

9. Filmora Scrn

Video Conferencing Apps

Videoconferencing has always been recognized as boosting productivity among employees and teams and providing an alternative way of interacting with colleagues, partners, and clients. Companies benefit from lower travel costs and even abbreviated project times as a result of better communications.

1. Zoom

2. Google Meet

3. GoTo Meeting


5. Cisco Webex Meetings

6. Slack

Online Office Suites

An online office suite, online productivity suite or cloud office suite is an office suite offered in the form of a web application. It is accessed online using a web browser. This allows people to work together worldwide and at any time, thereby leading to web-based collaboration and virtual teamwork.

1. Microsoft 365

2. Google G Suite

Cloud Storage and File Syncing Apps

Cloud storage is not only a term but also a prime requirement in today’s tech world, where you can store and share files, photos, videos, and sync your contents among all of your devices.

1. Google Drive

2. Sync

3. OneDrive

4. Dropbox

5. iCloud Drive

6. Securesafe

To-do List Apps

Get organized and complete tasks more quickly and more reliably by using the right to-do app. These are the top performers in our tests.

1. Wunderlist

2. Evernote

3. Microsoft To-do


5. Google Keep

5. Trello

6. Simplenote

7. Toodledo

8. Things

Project Management Software

Project management software helps project managers and teams complete client requirements and manage time, budget, and scope constraints.

1. Monday

2. Zoho Projects

3. LiquidPlanner

4. Teamwork Projects

5. Smartsheet

6. Wrike

7. Confluence

8. Bitrix24

Note-taking Apps

In general, a reliable note-taking app lets you jot down all the things you want to remember quickly, easily, no matter where you are, and likewise lets you refer to all those notes anytime and anywhere.

1. Evernote

2. Microsoft OneNote

3. Apple Notes

4. Google Keep

5. Notion

6. Boostnote

Whiteboard and Mind Mapping Tools

Mind mapping is the process of using visual diagrams to show the relationships between ideas or information. Its popular uses include project planning, collecting and organizing thoughts, brainstorming and presentations - all in order to help solve problems, map out resources and uncover new ideas.

1. Mindmeister

2. iMindMap

3. xMind

4. Coggle

5. Mindomo

6. Milanote

7. Miro


9. Mindly

Focus and Block Distractions Apps

If you need to focus on your work, break a habit, or simply improve your relationship with technology, Focus and Block Distractions Apps can help. By blocking distracting websites and apps, you’ll be more focused and productive. You’ll develop healthier, more intentional digital habits, that give you control over your time and attention.

1. Freedom


3. FocusMe

4. Focus Booster


6. Focus@will

7. Hocus Focus

8. RescueTime

Password Manager

To keep your information secure, you need a strong, unique password for every account. But when you have hundreds of accounts, how do you keep track of all your passwords? That's where password managers come in. They help you create strong passwords and sign in to your accounts quickly.

1. LastPass

2. Securesafe

3. Bitwarden

4. NordPass

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, allows you to create a secure connection to another network over the Internet. VPNs can be used to access region-restricted websites, shield your browsing activity from prying eyes on public Wi-Fi and more.

1. VPNBook

2. NordVPN

3. Express VPN

4. Surfshark

5. Cyberghost

6. ProtonVPN

7. HMA

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