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With attention fixated squarely on apps created for Android phones, the focus if very rarely, shifts towards the apps being built for the Android tablets. But, the interesting thing is that there are plenty of Android apps being built for tablet devices; and some of them are really worth their weight in gold. These Android apps are becoming extremely popular, so let’s take a look at some of them.

Autodesk SketchBook Pro

If you have a creative streak in you and you love drawing, you won’t go wrong with this application. What’s more, it’s really not necessary that you are great at drawing; the Autodesk SketchBook Pro is a great way to pass your time. You can draw a few doodles or if you want to go the whole hog, you can use this paint and drawing app to bring forth some amazing creations. And all this with the help of a finger!


I am sure you love your movies like everybody else and would like to know more about the movies that you are interested in watching. This is where the IMDB app comes in handy and the great thing is that it is free. It’s an app that one can use with relative ease and with just a swipe of your fingers; you can get more information about movies by going through movie trailers, movie listing, and also information about popular actors. It is the definitive app for movie buffs.

Adobe Photoshop Touch

The Photoshop magic is now available on the Android tablet through the Adobe Photoshop Touch. You might think that using the Photoshop’s wizardry is going to be a bit of a stretch on the tablet device but that is not the case. All you need to do is use your finger tip to select various image elements and do everything and anything else that you would otherwise have done with this platform on your desktop.


Everybody knows about Netflix and quite a number of movie buffs have a Netflix subscription. Now you can watch your favorite movies from your Android tablet using the Netflix app. Get ready for a seamless streaming experience and next generation visual quality that makes the best use of the high resolution display of your Android devices.  This is what a Netflix app is all about and therefore an absolute must have.

QuickOffice Pro HD

Yes, it’s a coming together of all that you need to perform business oriented tasks. You can view, edit and share Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files and ensure that they are synced with software like Dropbox, Evernote, Google Docs and many others. It’s a compact little app that brings to you a host of benefits; this is of course if you are looking for a business app.

So, here they are. Five great Android tablet apps that should be on your Android tablet; if you don’t have them, you are truly missing out on something big.

About the Author:  Alicia Carter is a proud member of mobile apps development team at PerceptiveMobileApps. Having worked on challenging Android apps design & development projects, she has developed a keen awareness of what works and what doesn’t in the mobile apps market. She loves sharing her hard earned knowledge with her friends, associates and the audience at large.