As technology has improved, the creativity in the app world has evolved – the look, feel and emotional journey an app can deliver is now astonishing.
We see creativity not only in terms of web design or visual content. It’s more than just aesthetic, it’s also of usability and functionality. Apps that can rise above the sea of competition and truly engage often have a creative element – the market is saturated to the point that developers need to be more and more creative to stand out and this is leading to phenomenal choice for consumers.
It’s not just about developing something new it’s about adding creativity to the user experience, making it more seamless and engaging. A great app removes distractions and unnecessary factors that could be stalling engagement. Adding a creative twist also makes apps more meaningful, fun and engaging.
Here are apps that clearly show creative minds working behind the scenes:
- Second Everyday – Your Video Diary
Journals are a great way to keep track of what happens to you day after day, regardless of whether it’s good or bad. 1 Second Everyday is a really cool way to create video diaries. It’s easy to use and allows you to keep your diary private or share it. The process is creative in the way it is so engaging and so seamless that the result can be breath-taking when looking back over a year of videos.
Enter the. It’s perfect for people on the go who do not have time to go into the intricate details. All it takes is one second each day. And when all those seconds are combined, you end up with a beautiful collection of some of your best memories.
Music is, of course, one of the biggest creative outlets of all. This is why GarageBand remains one of the most popular apps of all time. Whether you’re a seasoned songwriter who wants to finalise compositions on the go, or a hobbyist trying to see if this is a field you can excel in, it’s a great app to use.
It has everything you need to create wonderful music, even without the studio basics. From guitar and voice presets to a wide variety of drum and percussion patterns, you can feel like a pro.
3. Monument Valley
Still considered as one of the most beautifully-designed games of all time,has changed the way mobile games are made and played. Its creators did not just pour out their creativity into the unique gameplay. Each frame can be seen as a beautiful piece of art as well.
And it’s not just any puzzle game. You can’t let yourself become too immersed in the jaw-dropping graphics. Lose your focus and you just might find yourself getting stuck and unable to move on from any challenging level.
You would have to admit that sometimes, instead of helping you do more, technology becomes a distraction, causing you to accomplish less. This is what makes Forest a brilliant app.
keeps the distractions away by allowing you to set up a time period where you can’t check messages, play games, or answer calls. Let’s say you set a 30-minute timer. If you succeed in not touching your phone for that entire period, you grow a tree. Fail to wait for the time to finish, and your tree dies. Once you’ve accomplished so much, you can look back at the app and see how huge your forest has grown. It’s the perfect symbolism for all the hard work you put into any task or project. Now that is creative!
Especially when it comes to classic games, it’s sometimes a challenge to bring a more modern and creative twist. Theapp proves that this stumbling block can be overcome with some of the oldest games of them all – casino games. With its flawlessly rendered graphics and top-notch functionality, it’s a winner.
From welcome bonuses to over 800 exciting games, Casumo is creative in the way it provides an engaging casino experience through mobile.
So the next time you look for a productivity app, or a casino game to play, don’t settle for anything basic. Your mind works better when it enjoys not only the way an app functions, but the way the images are formed as well. Go for apps that go beyond the norm and see what impact they can make – you’ll find all of a sudden those bus journeys are going a bit quicker or the wait in the passport office has passed before you know it.