Coming up with a million-dollar app idea is not easy. The concept of the app is the foremost important part of creating a successful app just after finding the mobile app development company with the best mobile app developers for hire on the team.
Can’t think of novel ideas for your app? Here are some original app concepts that you can implement in 2019.
Augmented reality app that helps you design your room
One of the concerns while buying furniture or any interior decoration item is whether the product will suit your room and where would it look the best. An AR app helps you style your room by permitting you to use your camera and place 3D models of various items and furniture in the virtual space on your phone and see how it would look. The app can even partner with various shopping sites and facilitate user to order it directly from the app.
Scan and convert to pdf app
Rather than going to a shop to get your documents to scan and then converting them into pdf. A scan and save it to pdf app can help you keep important records such as receipts, documents, report cards, notes, whiteboards etc., on your mobile securely. This app permits you to quickly scan your documents in high quality and store or send them as multipage PDF or JPEG files.
Health check-up and food planner app
This app checks your health day by day and suggests you proper meals that you should consume in order to remain healthy. It connects you to the numerous healthy-recipes that are provided by professional chef-bloggers. You can set your content to be provided as per your health situation, for e.g. if you are heart patient, you’ll be recommended recipes made of ingredients that are heart-healthy. The app can partner with groceries to deliver healthy items online directly from the app.
Railway tracking app
Citizens of metropolitan cities are heavily dependent on trains to get to their destination. It can be incredibly disruptive if the trains are late and you have no way of knowing if you should wait or consider an alternative way of getting to your destination. A railway tracking app can give you the exact time of where the train is, so if you have an emergency and the train is late you can take a bus or a taxi.
Language learning app
The language learning app helps users with some beginner lessons on different languages. The app can have different levels of difficulty with the first level being alphabets and basic letters to the advanced level containing full-fledged conversations. The app can enable voice so the learners know how words are pronounced.
Voice translation app
One of the primary concern of travelling abroad is not knowing the language of the country and the struggle of trying to communicate with the natives. An app that can translate your voice will be a revolutionary way to communicate for travellers. The words can be spoken to the phone which will be translated to their desired language. The app must also work both ways where other languages can be translated to your language in real-time.
Call recording app
There are many victims today suffering from harassment, prank calling and phishing. They can download this app and if there is a spam call harassing the user, they can use the app to record the call so that it can be shown as evidence later.
Scan to shop apps
These type of app will let you scan the items that you find desirable and find them or their closest substitute on online shops so that you can buy them instantly.
Mall navigation map
A digital mall navigation map stores the digital map of all the shopping malls in the area and can be used to navigate the mall as well as directions leading up to it. It is particularly helpful for larger malls where with the help of the app the user can find the exact store or even status of the restaurant, parking spot or crowdedness of the mall.
Criminal alert app
Seeing a missing person or a wanted criminals’ face once on the television is difficult to remember. Plus, there is also a chance of meeting a stranger who turns out to be a criminal that you don’t know about. An app that alerts you of criminals in your area can save a life as well as help in catching a lawbreaker.
Tip Calculator app
The tip calculator app has features that allow fast bill entry for those dining out with friends or family and have to split the bill. You can calculate the exact percentage of tipping amount from your total bill on the spot and get good service each time you want service from the institution.
Real-time car sharing app
A real-time car sharing app allows the user to enlist their car and put in the destination as to where they are going. Another user on the app who is going the same way can put in their destination and find the users with cars who are going in the same direction. In the end they can split costs.
Food recommendation app
A food recommendation/ review app shows suggestions from people who like to explore different restaurants and can be trusted to put out reviews and recommendations of what people can try when they visit so and so eating place.
Parking space finder app
This app can help people find an available parking spot in a specific location. The app can make use of GPS, webcams, location and real-time parking data in order to find user a free parking space as soon as they want.
Graphical restaurant table reservation
You need privacy in a corner seat for a special date or need the central table for making a great announcement. But in restaurants it’s difficult to get the exact seating arrangement for what you’ve planned. With a graphical restaurant reservation app, you can choose the desired seats or table and book them for a specific time.
Virtual study group app
Students can meet up on a common forum and prepare for their exams along with other students that are studying for the same subject matter. The app can provide them with study material, tools, discussion helps, guides etc.
Language learning app
More and more people are learning new things for broader life experiences and to enhance their skill-set. You can take advantage by creating an app that can help users learn the A, B, C, Ds of new languages and then progress as per their knowledge level. The app can even facilitate audio features for users to learn the correct pronunciation of words.
Everyone has a pop star fantasy, even if they are not much of a singer. With a karaoke app, the user can sing and use filters to sound like their singing idols. Plus, amateur singers can also practice on the app.
Supermarket checkout app
No one likes to wait in a long queue at a retail store. With brands such as Amazon bringing in the self-check-out retail stores, these type of apps will be increasingly used. These apps will let you scan the products on your mobile while shopping and make the payment accordingly.
Social media use is on the upward trend, even if the trending social media app preferences change. More and more people put their personal lives on social media in video format not only for sharing but also for marketing products. Thus, such posts always need to look professional and attention-grabbing. Here comes a video editing app which lets the user get a professional-looking final product.
Gift suggestion for friend app
This app can look over the entire history for your friend social feed to suggest the best gift idea for your friend based upon the content they posted.
Social networking app for item sale, buy and rent
This app will be like Facebook, but with extended capabilities such as connecting with your existing friends to sell/buy or give stuff for rent online. This app can allow you to make recommendations and search and buy products based upon your friend’s suggestions.
Goods-transporter (logistics) app
Many people want to deliver goods to places in short-time, but it is difficult to find the right services at the right time. While, on the other hand, there are vehicles return empty after unloading their goods. In such cases this app can provide information about the vehicles that are available to transport the goods.
Virtual clothes shopping app
This app will allow the user to see if the clothes they want to buy fit them better and how they look in different styles. With this app the user is saved time instead of spending it on actually changing the clothes in the dressing room and waiting in the queue.
What’s in your fridge app
This app takes account of all the vegetables, spices and other eating material in your pantry or refrigerator and then based on that suggests you what you can make at home. It also gives you instructions as to how to cook a specific recipe.
It is apparent that children quickly tire of their toys and move on to the next one as they grow. This app is for the community of parents whose children outgrow their tows quickly. Instead of buying brand new toys every few months’ parents can put their toys on the app and exchange them with other toys.
Loaned money tracking app
Often when a group of friends plans an outing together, it is difficult to track who owes whom the money for group activities such as attending a concert, going to a restaurant or for shopping. This app keeps track of how much money is spent on an activity by whom and how much other members owe them or vice-versa.
Finding people to maximize your spending on rewards credit card app
This app provides a matching service for people who are looking to maximize their spending on a rewards credit card in order to reap its full-benefits, with people who are looking to make purchases.
Finished item from refrigerator alert app
If you run out on milk or certain items that are must in your refrigerator, this app can alert you the exhausted item list and give you the option of ordering it online.
Re-cycle helper app
This app can scan your trash bin and locate if the degradable and non-degradable waste has been properly placed in the bins accordingly.
Best vacation spot finder app
This app lets you enter your favoured scenery, time of the vacation, preferred activity, holiday budget and other variables to show you the top 10 places where you should spend your holidays.
Automatic coupon applier app
This app lets you make the payment and applies any available coupon or offer online automatically that is available to get you the lowest cost possible.
Consult a doctor app
This app lets you consult doctors that are on the app. You can ask questions and get responses from doctors, get the latest updates from the field of medical science and even book an appointment with the doctor.
Drinking more water can prevent most type of life-style disorders. With this app you are sure to drink the required amount every day.
Social networking app for single parents
The idea is to match single parents with similar interests and kids in the same age group in order to share thoughts, parenting advice, tips etc.
Warranty-expiry alerts app
This app lets you know if the electronics in your house are about to reach their end of the warranty period.
Often times we need to save something written on a paper. Just clicking on the picture is not enough as it can blur the details written. The note-it app will read the content, i.e. text or number written on the paper and will store it for further reference.
Find your band member app for musicians
This is the app that is like job seeker for musicians. Members of the band who are looking in to fill in a position- be it singer, drummer or the guitarist- they can find it here. Of course, musicians who want to join a band can search for different bands that are registered on the app can choose the ones they want to join.
Business tips app
Young entrepreneurs in difficult situations can come to this forum-like app and discuss different strategies and techniques needed to create a successful business.
Internet speed checker app
This app displays your internet speed in status bar and displays the amount of data used in notification pane. The app will help the user to monitor network connection anytime while they are using their device.
This app will plan your ultimate trip. All you have to do is fill in the information like your budget, the scenery you like, weather, activities and other specifics that are the most appealing to do in your vacation and the app will find the ultimate destination and the time of the year when you can go.
Subscription alert app
Nowadays users are subscribed to multiple apps like Spotify, Netflix, Amazon Prime and other entertainment and utility apps. This app will notify you and help you keep track of all your subscriptions and bills that you need to pay when the deadline arrives.
Tenant finder/communications app
A tenant finder and communications app will facilitate the connection between tenants and landlords. Those putting their flats on rent can find potential tenants and go through the various profile to find the one that suits them the best. In turn, tenants can put in official complaints regarding the property or maintenance requirements or even pay rent through the app.
Food donation app for restaurants
This type of app will allow the restaurants to call on the charities that surround their area to donate excess food every day to the homeless.
Task-scheduling and motivation app
This app lets the user schedule necessary things like reading, exercising and cleaning-up as per their convenience. This app will motivate them and act as a reminder to carry out the task perfectly.
This app lets the user put in the start and end date of their monthly cycle and alert them if they are late, if their period is early or if it is unusually long (like if medical attention is required). The app can also have a birth-control pill reminder module.
Home security app
This app lets you control all the security devices set up at your home like burglar alarm and cameras. You can also use this in your office space and access/check-up on the video footage from time to time whenever you wish.
This app helps pregnant women with all pregnancy-related advice and answers that are put in by those professionally qualified. It can also connect with a shopping segment that is exclusive to soon-to-be-mothers.
Tutor searching app
This app is for those finding tutors. It helps tutors take on more students as well. The categories can be defined by subject specialization, location and fees etc.
House-keeper finding app
This app can allow users to find housekeepers. The selection can be based on the number of services you need (like cooking, washing, dusting, dog-walking) etc. This app will also help house-keepers that are uneducated or ignorant of their job’s market value to receive fair wages.