List of Free Software & Tools to help you work from home during COVID-19 outbreak

On the 12th of March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. To avoid the spread of the coronavirus, we need to avoid any unnecessary human contact. Due to this, many companies are trying to implement remote work. 

You will notice that when you move from your office, you may need some extra tools in order to communicate and manage your employees. To help everyone in these times of need, a lot of companies are offering their services for free during the coronavirus crisis. If you are one of these companies you can submit your tool here.

Here you can find a list of free tools that are offering their services due to the Coronavirus outbreak:

Adzooma

Manage and optimize Google, Facebook and Microsoft Ads faster and gain a competitive advantage with this digital advertising platform. They announced that due to the Coronavirus crisis they made Adzooma free for everyone until at least the 1st of June.

Asana

Use this task app to stay connected with everything from work, hit deadlines and reach your goals easily. The free version of Asana is available for teams of up to 15 people.

Brosix

Brosix is an instant messenger tool that you can use to increase team collaboration and efficiency. You can use it for free for 3 months while working from home.

Bundy

Bundy is an easy to use workforce management toolkit that helps remote and work from home teams track work time and notes, as well as schedule shifts. They now provide a forever free plan for less than 10 employees, with a 75% reduced rate on their standard subscription.

Cisco Webex

Cisco Webex is software for video conferencing, online meetings, and screen sharing. They realize that the number of people working remotely is growing exponentially every day. So, they want to help businesses connect and keep them afloat. Cisco added additional features to its free accounts and companies affected by Coronavirus can get a 90-day free business license.

Creately

From sketching out concepts, analyzing processes to brainstorming plans, you can use Creately Diagrams to think and collaborate visually. You can sign up and use their basic plan that is free. Right now they are offering 50% off on all their Team Plans with the coupon code “WFH-TEAMS”.

Discord

Discord is a communication platform that allows users to create private servers to chat. They also have a streaming service. They changed their free Go Live streaming service, so now they don’t just support 10 simultaneous users, but 50. 

Dropbox

With Dropbox, you can easily access your team’s work from your computer, mobile device or any web browser. You can store and share cloud content of your documents. You can use 2GB of storage for free and a three-month period to nonprofits and NGOs that are focused on fighting COVID-19.

Evernote

Evernote is a very useful tool for keeping notes, creating digital lists, or writing anything that comes to mind, and then sharing it. It has the ability to sync with a lot of devices. You can access the Evernote Basic plan for free.

Glorify App

By using Glorify you can create high converting eCommerce images, with just a few clicks. You can try it for free and if you decide to purchase a plan you should know that they are offering 60% OFF on all annual plans. Out of those subscriptions, 15% is donated to WHO.

Gmelius

This is a collaboration platform that integrates inside Gmail and Slack. Gmelius Plus plan is currently free for 3 months to any non-political humanitarian group that is working on COVID-19 relief efforts.

Google Drive 

Use Google Drive to store, share and access your files from any device. Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more. Your first 15 GB of storage are free.

Google Hangouts Meet

This app is now available for free to you if you are a G Suite or G Suite Education customer. You can access the Enterprise video conferencing feature, and you will see that meetings can now include up to 250 participants.

iFlow

This attendance & HR app can help you track your employees while they are working from home with their real attendance feature. This app offers you 3 months of use for free, no matter the number of employees.

Knowler.io

Knowler.io is a conversational marketing platform. The software helps companies provide live assistance to their customers through a live chat. Besides customer contact, live chat is a great tool to increase traffic conversion and boost sales. They are offering 3 months for free to support companies during this time.

Loom

You can use this for screen & video recording. Right now, the app is offering unlimited recording capabilities that you can use to share information with your team.

LostLead

With LostLead, you can display live/custom notifications, coupon alerts, feedback forms, social proof and email/phone number collectors on your website and blog. Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, they are offering premium packages with a 1-month extension of their free trial.

MailGenius

This is a free email testing tool that helps you improve your deliverability. You can easily find out if your emails are landing in the spam folder.

Microsoft Teams

This is a communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage. Microsoft is offering Microsoft Teams for free for the next 6 months. 

Nifty

Use Nifty to manage projects, work, and communications remotely. They have a Starter plan that you can use for free and, also you can get 50% off in the next 4 months on Pro and Business plans, you just need to use the code REMOTE50.

PandaDoc

 They created an eSign plan for free to help businesses stay open. You can upload an unlimited number of documents to eSign and then collect all the other electronic signatures.

PaperSurvey.io

Use Paper Survey to collect data in paper forms, then scan to extract data using modern AI recognition technologies. There is a 14-day free trial and they are offering this tool for free for medical and research professionals.

Payreleaser

PayReleaser provides you single-click automation by which you can comfortably organize tracking details between your Shopify store and Paypal account. Payreleaser will be completely free until 1st June 2020.

Plutio

This is an all-in-one business management platform designed to help you manage projects, track time, create proposals and invoices. They are offering many discounts at the moment, but you can try the app for free for 14 days and then get a 30% discount on any of their plans, by using the code: COVID19.

RetargetKit

This is a tool to help you expand your business by getting an organic crowd who use online payment for buying products. You can use this app for free for 14 days and afterward you get 50% OFF on all plans for 6 months to support your business during COVID-19.

SilFer Bots

Using SilFer Bots in-build A.I feature you can build your messenger chatbot to recognize and answer the consumer queries seamlessly. Due to the current situation, SilFer Bots is giving free access to its PRO features on the platform for six months.

Skype

Use this communication tool for free calls and instant messages. It can be used for video conferences from your PC, phone or tablet.

Slack 

This communication tool is really one platform for all your teams to chat, privately or in a group. Slack can be helpful with video calls too. Slack if offering free upgrades to paid plans for teams working on coronavirus pandemic research, response, or mitigation.

SocialBu

SocialBu makes it easy to manage and automate your social media. They have a free plan that you can use, and right now they are offering up to 50% discount on any plan. All you need to do is mention the discount in the support message that is available on their website.

Socialpilot

This is a social media management tool that is now is offering its best-selling plan at $1/month for first 2 months for any new customer.

StoryChief

StoryChief is an all-in-one content marketing workspace where you can collaborate on SEO blog posts, social posts and one-click multichannel distribution. Invite colleagues, get approvals from clients or managers, build multi-touch social presence and share reports. You can now use the social media collaboration tool completely for free until May 19th.

Zoom

Zoom is a useful platform for video conferencing. The good part is that it can be used on your phones, tablets, and laptops and you can you the Schedule meetings feature to plan calls with your team. The app offers a full-featured Basic Plan for free with unlimited meetings.

These apps can be exactly what you were missing while working from home. Come back and check this article because we will update this list. If you have a software or tool with a free offer at the moment, and you would like to add it to the list, please contact us.

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