5 Apps We Love Right Now
This week, find new ways to give your videos more pizzazz, squeeze a meditation break into your busy day, and expand your vocabulary.
From creators of the popular filter app A Color Story, Filmm brings cinematic effects to your videos. Add incredibly realistic light leaks, VHS distortion, and more. When you’re done editing, export the video to your photo album in its entirety—or have Filmm split it into 15-second clips—perfect for social media.
Filmm | Video Effects + Color
Textures, filters, light leaks
By now most people are aware of the many benefits of meditation, but it can be challenging to squeeze some quiet time into your busy schedule. Breethe: Sleep & Meditation solves this problem. Its vast library of mindfulness exercises is organized by times when it’s convenient for you to meditate. Have five minutes to spare at your desk? There's a mediation track for that. Ditto for when you're lying in bed, trying to fall asleep. Don't forget to turn on Mindful Minutes so your progress syncs to the Health app.
Breethe: Meditation & Sleep
Breathe Calm & Mindfulness
If you want to dip your toes into the waters of socially responsible investing but aren’t sure where to start, try Swell Investing. Its mission is to ensure your investment dollars go toward companies making a positive impact on the world. Choose from portfolios such as Zero Waste, Clean Water, and Disease Eradication. Or check out the Impact 400, which invests in the most impactful companies across all sectors of the stock market.
Fun comes in all shapes and colors! In the delightful new kids’ app Goodness Shapes, adorable characters help children learn the names of colors, shapes, patterns, and more. Its 12 activities, which range from memory games to mini puzzles, are just challenging enough to keep little ones engaged and entertained.
Learn Shapes & Colors
LookUp is more than just a dictionary. Each day, it presents you with a new word along with its definition and origin, a lovely illustration, and the option to add it to a personalized collection. The handy Apple Watch companion app lets you quickly check your word of the day.
LookUp: English dictionary
Learn a new word every day
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Our editorial team is continually evaluating new apps and updates to older ones to find the latest and greatest. See our favorites on the Apps tab.