Free Productivity Software: 28 Best Tools in 2024

Abhik Shome

Founder and Editor-in-chief
The Starting Idea

This is a list of 28 best free productivity software to supercharge your productivity in 2024.

Productivity tools are becoming the need of the hour.

And why not?

In a world of cutthroat competition, you have to be ahead of the competition. This ultimately depends on how much more faster you can execute your idea than your competitor.

For all this, you need to be ultra-productive with your time. You need to be organized, mentally ready and in the zone without any distractions bothering you.

Now if you are a digital nomad or an entrepreneur that handles a remote team, productivity becomes an even bigger issue to handle.

Based on that, we present to you 28 free productivity software and mindfulness apps to achieve the maximum output every day.

From browser productivity, Pomodoro, note-taking to focus improvement and mindfulness, this epic productivity software list contains everything you need to get more work done in 2024.

At the time of making, all the productivity tools listed here have a free-forever option.

Take advantage of this amazing list!

To help you better, we have categorized the productivity software into different sections.

Use the table of contents below to get straight to the section that is most relevant to your needs.

Here you go:

  • Free Productivity Software
  • Free Mindfulness Tools

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Free Productivity Software

1. Trello

One of the biggest free project management tools. Manage everything from your life, travel plans to business/client related stuff by arranging them by different categories in Trello.

2. Slack

The godfather of team collaboration. Use Slack to communicate ideas in a unique chat room filled with your team members. A perfect tool for growing startups.

Create video content which demonstrates processes using this free tool.

Make every new browser open up a dashboard with your to-do list and a motivational quote perfectly coupled with an image. A perfect tool for eliminating distractions.

5. Zapier

Make your apps do more work by seamlessly integrating them with each other for max output.

Airtable is the marriage between spreadsheets and database. Use the field of airtable to attach important files, drop super long text notes, create checkboxes and more.

If you work on multiple tabs and collect data on one to write about it on other, this one is God sent for you. Use it to arrange different tabs into layouts on separate windows.

A great note taking app.

9. Pocket

Save articles on the go and read them later with Pocket.

10. Todoist

Don’t worry about forgetting things again with this simple to-do list app.

Understanding how you spend your time tracking your time usage on different websites. Get weekly email reports and set corrective goals based on that.

12. Taskful

Keep track of your tasks and meet your deadlines with this smart to-do list app.

Write a note and get reminded about it at the right time or place. Also, compartmentalize the notes with different labels and colors.

14. Strides

Track the progress of your habits and tasks with this interesting productivity tool.

15. Focus

One of the best free Pomodoro apps out there.

16. Noisli

Improve focus and improve your productivity with the eclectic choice of natural sounds to cover any background noise.

A simple bookmarking app.

18. Miro

A great whiteboard collab tool.

Arrange all your apps in one destination. Great for teams who do not like clutter and want to do work fast.

Index and organize your thoughts with your team. All at one place.

A free timer to gamify your work and achieve things on time. Also can be used for applying Pomodoro technique.

Save and share text snippets without the need to leave your browser.

Chrome extension to collect info from anyone’s social profile.

Watch this video listing out some of our favorite free productivity software.

Free Mindfulness Tools

One of the best meditation apps out there.

Choose from a collection of themed meditations to make your life better.

Use this app to check in with how you are feeling and have a mindful approach to life.

27. Aura

Just tell Aura how you feel and it will give you relevant content like meditations, life coaching, stories, music and more to make you feel better.

28. 7Cups

Connect with caring therapists to discuss your problems and get the emotional help you need. The conversations are fully confidential.

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Abhik Shome

Abhik helps entrepreneurs shorten their path to online growth with conversion marketing. He is a leading conversion marketing expert and online marketing thought leader. As CEO of Brand Bridge Solutions, an online marketing agency, Abhik's content has been featured in mainstream media outlets like Inc Magazine, Business Insider, Inc ASEAN, YourStory, and Influencive among others. Abhik is the Founder of The Starting Idea, a business growth magazine focused on giving fast-paced actionable marketing strategies to the modern day entrepreneur. He is also the founder of Product Know, an exclusive library of business software and resources. He has recently authored the book The Growth Toolbox covering 210+ tools to grow every aspect of a modern day business. Get it for FREE here. His blogs and articles have been shared and appreciated by top industry experts including Larry Kim, Founder of Wordstream & Mobile Monkey.