There are more than 2.2 million apps available on the Google Play Store. With around 2000 apps for electronics engineers or hobbyists, it can be a bit confusing to decide which apps you need.
We have streamlined the choices in this list of the top 5 apps for electronics tinkerers.
The idea: This app provides an enormous collection of electronics tools and references. It is a mix of all the resources, pin-outs, and electronic calculators you will ever need. A must-have for every electronics engineer or hobbyist.
Cost: Free and Pro (Rs 195)
The idea: This is the best in its class app for building and simulation of electronic circuits. You can use it to make digital logic circuits too. It has an appealing UI. But don’t consider it just as eye candy. It is a powerful circuit builder and simulator with a huge component database.
Cost: Free and Paid versions. The full version unlocks the complete functionalities and increases the workspace.
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Electronic Toolkit Pro
The idea: This app is a useful tool for calculating unknown quantities in the field of electronics and electrical engineering on the go. It provides a simple and easy to use UI.
Cost: Free and Pro (Rs 60). The pro version comes with many additional and useful features.
The idea: This is an excellent app that allows the user to control an Arduino, ESP8266, Raspberry Pi and other microcontrollers with their smartphone in a blink of an eye. It uses the internet to connect with the devices. It allows the user to create beautiful interfaces with widgets like buttons, knobs, graphs, displays, and much more. The most amazing thing about this app is it’s absolutely free!
The idea: As the name suggests, it is an electronic components database. It allows you search the component and get its detailed information. It also makes it possible to download the data sheets.
These are the top five apps that we feel an electronics engineer and enthusiast must-have. We hope you will find them useful. Are there any other apps that you think should be included in this list? Feel free to mention them in the comments section. Also, check out our list of the top five electronics apps for iOS users.