Must Have Nepali Android Apps of 2018

Mobile in Nepal 29 Jun, 2018

The whole of the world is in the dynamics of technology. Nepal too is no way untouched by the rhythm and pace that technology has caught up. The culture of developing mobile applications has been creeping into our society making our day-to-day life more sophisticated yet easy. Have a gaze at banks and schools where you can abundantly find customized software and smart applications being used for diverse purposes.

Bill payment software is what we come across in daily basis in department stores. In banking, there are smart accounting packages used for accounts handling, making transactions, activating services and so on. Educational sectors are well-equipped with customized software that keep records of entire schooling activities. This evidently clarifies how deeply have we been giving ourselves to technology. This has opened a wide prospect for every IT aspirants.

With the advent of smart-phone, we have been very dependent on technology ranging from the minute task of acknowledging date and time to significant works like banking transactions. The introduction of mobile applications has made our life subsequently a way easier. The most useful android mobile applications of our time are pictured here, that have supposedly influenced every nooks and corner of our hectic schedule.

eSewa/Khalti

eSewa is an electronic wallet in your mobile devices. The application provides a wide variety of services. The app enables you to make utility payments like electricity bill, water-supply bill, cable-network bill and many others. The app is equipped with other unique services like balance top-up in mobile phones. Even banking transactions have been taking digital pathway through eSewa. You can transfer money from one bank account to other via this app. Registration is free and once you are logged in, you can even buy bus tickets, airlines tickets and movie tickets via this app.

You need to have Internet banking or SMS banking in one of the partner banks of eSewa and can load your cash to the eSewa wallet through your bank accounts to make payments and enjoy other services offered by the app. Some of the partner banks are Global IME, Everest, NIC Asia, Civil, Laxmi, Mega and there are 20+ others including co-operatives.
Khalti has been alternative to eSewa and is giving a tough competition to eSewa for a year or less back.

Hamro Patro

Something that has replaced calendar nowadays is ‘ Hamro Patro’. It is an app that has evidently proved its worth among millions of smart-phone users in Nepal through its ever-growing services and smartness it has equipped itself with. Initially, the app was just meant for watching date and time, but the app has risen its competency by adding services like- listening online FMs, reading blogs, knowing the recent hot news, looking horoscope on daily basis, etc.

The recent updates on a price of gold-silver and vegetables in the local market are included in the app as an additional recipe.

With more than one million downloads, Hamro Patro has been one of the most installed android apps in Nepal. With collaboration to 150+ radio stations, Hamro Patro has extended its services to multidisciplinary sectors.

NET TV/ WOW Time

Whether it be FIFA World Cup or a One Day International match between Nepal and Netherlands, you are not going to miss any of the matches, TV shows, and news. This online TV streaming apps provides you with a plenty of TV channels to choose from you on your mobile phone. 

NET TV is the first online TV service that is licensed by Nepal Government. On the other hand, WOW Time is an app owned by Nepal Telecom. You are bound with Nepal Telecom SIM to watch TV via WOW Time. Both these apps provide all the Nepali channels for free and give you the option to buy channels according to your choice. 

Nepali Dictionary-Offline

Many a time we suffer weak vocabulary. There are times when we know a word in Nepali, but not in English and vice versa. Nepali dictionary-offline is the very definite solution to this suffering.

It enables you to look meaning of words. The presence of two-way conversion –Nepali to English and English to Nepali is that peculiarity that has engraved its usefulness much deeper than other conventional dictionaries available in the play store. It is offline, and hence can be accessed even in the absence of internet.

Daraz

This is a digital e-commerce application which connects thousands of potential buyers and sellers in a common platform.

You needn’t visit crowdy markets and bargain over the prices of commodities once you have ‘Daraz’ installed on your phone. Pictures of the products are posted along with their price, and users (buyers) can simply click over the product and make their order; which are most of the times delivered to your favorite location for pick-up. Wide varieties of products are available in Daraz in the competitive market price. More importantly, this saves pretty a lot of time from your busy schedule.

Hamro Nepali Keyboard

Time and often, we love to bounce back to our origin and originality. That is when we opt to write in ‘Nepali’ even in our social media. Hamro Nepali keyboard has offered you the gracious gift that enables to type anything in Nepali, beautified by the availability of emojis as well.

 It is based on MPP’s Nepali Romanized Unicode. It autocompletes Nepali word while typing. It has been downloaded one million times and has met the record set by Hamro Patro in terms of maximum downloads.

Honorable Mentions

  • NTC/Ncell/SmartCell App
  • NEPSE
  • Hamrobazar
  • Tootle
  • Lok Sewa Nepal
  • Kantipur TV HD
  • NaaPI

 

 

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