What is a state-of-the-art app? To answer this as simply as possible, it is an app that uses and takes full advantage of the latest, greatest, and most advanced technology to create a truly game-changing product and challenges the status quo. A state-of-the-art app should consist of a be functional, beautiful design and be more innovative than anything that is come before it.
Below, we have created a list of state-of-the-art apps that we believe provide excellent inspiration, showing how there is a variety of different ways that mobile apps can successfully be innovative and revolutionary products.
There is no shortage of mobile photo editing apps, but Snapseed is a cut above the rest. It lets you non-destructively select photos using powerful tools, including particular editing brushes, a sequence of layers, and a variety of filters available to choose from.
This app is difficult enough for specialists but simple enough to be used by almost anyone. The simple layout and ‘swipe to adjust’ controls make it intuitive and easy to use without restricting your creative choices. Novice photo editors can have fun applying the different filters, while pros can spend hours tweaking in-depth settings.
The accuracy and quality of Snapseed offer via a simple mobile interface make it a true game-changer within the mobile photography industry.
Fabulous teaches you how to transform your life by changing your habits. It is built on a strong scientific foundation. Still, the app itself is beautiful, simple, and extremely easy to use – which explains why it won Google’s Material Design Award for the most charming engagement.
A beautiful full-screen display rises each morning, assisting you in following your routine – accompanied by great images and sound influences designed to make your chosen habits long-lasting. As you progress through the app, you will add more habits to each routine, with built-in guidance for yoga and reflection choices.
The app feels like a fun game, and it is satisfying to see your habit streak increase. However, this is all based on real analysis and has the power to make a moving difference to your life – something not many apps can guarantee.
Headspace has been defined as ‘the app that made speculation a $250 million business, and there’s a good idea why. This app takes something many people are scared to try – meditation — and makes it simple, fun, and pleasant.
The app uses cute cartoon characters to show different concepts, and the different meditation paths are designed according to your needs. It does not require a large time commitment, and the audio guide is down-to-earth and accessible.
Strava is a smooth, smart app that performs it easy to track your activity. You will be able to look back at your routes on a detailed street map, share them with others, and get inspiration for your next adventure.
The smart ‘heatmap’ feature acts which routes are most common in different areas – ideal if you travel a lot. You can track your review stats, monitor progress, and set goals for the future.
Strava does turn every phone into a modern running and cycling computer.’ In terms of making productive use of GPS and movement tracking, Strava is unusual – and the social route giving functions take it to the next level.
BANDIMAL is one of the champions of the 2018 Apple Design Awards. It is a gorgeous app that lets children create music by tapping on cartoon animals. The animals are beautifully animated to match the tunes kids create, and there is plenty of room for experimentation. All tunes are based on pentatonic scales, so kids will never make anything that does not sound good.
This is not the first music-making app for kids, but it’s the most visually-pleasing, intuitive, and clever.
State-of-the-art apps do what no app has done before – and in a way that’s more attractive, appealing, and intuitive. Here at Glance Creative, we have a variety of work that we are very proud of and believe is state-of-the-art-worthy. There is always room for innovation in the app industry, so Talk To Us today to get your project started!