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11 online tools to work from home during COVID-19 situation

03/05/2020

By BAM Team

In present times, we have been unfortunately forced to stay at home due to COVID-19 situation, and technology has become the most important tool in our day-to-day life in order to fulfill our commitments at work.


Nowadays, there are many tools that are being used and we will enlist some of them that perhaps you don’t know until now. We are convinced those apps and online tools can make your work much more efficient as an architect or architecture student


Get the most out of these tools and get the work done from the comfort of your home. Check it out!

This tool allows establishing work and communication strategies in a very simple way through chats, options to share documents in the cloud, to-do lists, among others. It is ideal for large teams.

Zoom has been the top downloaded tool these days. You can create group meetings of up to 45 minutes in its free version. Universities and offices around the world are using it for its speed and screen sharing option.

Similar to Zoom with a slightly friendlier interface, House Party is one of the most downloaded applications in the world. Big part of its successful relay on the fact it works very well for fun-meetings between friends that are not related to work.

This is one of the most popular applications of the past few days. Like the previous examples, it has the video call function for groups, but it includes a very powerful whiteboard tool, ideal for sharing architectural ideas with drawings through a Tablet.

It is a free application of the Autodesk family that allows you to make sketch-like drawings with a Tablet with quite incredible precision. It is ideal for sharing conceptual schemes or freehand project ideas.

It is a free application of the Autodesk family that allows you to make sketch-like drawings with a Tablet with quite incredible precision. It is ideal for sharing conceptual schemes or freehand project ideas.

This is an online tool that helps a lot to make quick annotations on a plain background. It is very simple and fast to draw and does not require downloading.

TickTick is an excellent platform that allows you to organize activities through a collaborative calendar where you can plan tasks related to your projects and deliveries for big groups.

Another super friendly task organizer is Trello. Very popular in recent years, it helps you productively organize daily activities through to-do lists.

Evernote allows you to make task lists quickly and easily improve your productivity.

This is one of our favorite applications with no hesitations. It allows you to use a computer remotely from another computer or mobile phone in an extremely fast way. In these days when we must stay out of office, it may be helpful to access your office computer from home.

This tool allows you to make mind maps with a speed that will amaze you. It is simple and fast and the maps can be exported in different formats.