Rooting your Android device will give you Superuser access and hence opening up a plethora of possibilities for your Android device. The main reason why we Root any Android device is to install cool Apps which otherwise cant be installed when you do not have the Superuser Access. In this post we will create a comprehensive list of 10 Android Apps which anyone should definitely have on their Android device.
The list contains Paid Apps only when there is no free alternative. Hence we have focused mainly on Free Apps.
Top Ten Apps For Your Rooted Android Device :
1. Titanium Backup
Probably one of the the most important task for our Android device is to create a back up of Apps and Data of our device. With Titanium Backup you can create a back up or restore your device at ease. Also you have the option to Freeze system as well as non-system Apps with this tool. There are particularly two different versions of this App one paid and one free.
In the free version you will have to restore your Apps individually. So if you have more than few dozens of Apps installed you will have to do each individually hence making the entire process a pain. In the Pro version you can Restore Apps in batch hence you can restore many at once. Also in the Pro version you can set maximum history of each App till 5 which you cannot do in Free version.
Download Titanium Backup (Free)
Download Titanium Backup Pro (Paid)
2. ROM Manager :
This is probably the most important App for any Rooted Android Device with custom ROM. ROM Manager helps you keep the ClockworkMod Recovery up to date for your device. You can flash your ROM, launch it for the first time, make Nandroid Backups, and manage them by deleting or renaming it.
Moreover you can also directly download updates of your custom ROM directly from the ROM Manager into your device. Hence you can easily install and update your custom ROM if it is supported by the ROM Manager.
Download ROM Manager (Free)
Download ROM Manager Premium (Paid)
3. ShootMe :
The iOS devices have the function to take screenshots integrated in the native iOS. Unfortunately this function is not available in Android Devices. Custom ROM’s like HTC Sense 3.0 ROMs and MIUI are offering this ability but anyways it is not available in all custom ROM’s. ShootMe allows you to take screenshots from your Android devices easily by just shaking the device, speaking into the Mic or by blocking the light sensor.
The App was however removed from the Android Market but since the App is free the APK file is available all over the internet in various file sharing websites.
Download ShootMe (Free)
4. File Expert / ES File Explorer :
The two of the best file explorer’s for any rooted Android device. File Expert or ES File Explorer are very efficient as they both allow you to access the root files and work with the system files. Both the File Explorers also allow you to access your device through FTP hence you can access your device from anywhere using a PC and ES File Explorer also provides cloud support.
And the exciting part is that both the Apps are absolutely free.
Download File Expert (Free)
Download ES File Explorer (Free)
5. Quickboot (Reboot) :
This is essentially important to Reboot or Power Off your device. There are many stock ROM’s which do offer these options but however they are not that good that the custom ROM’s provide. If you want advanced rooting options in your Stock ROM than Quickboot is the APP for you.
Quickboot allows you to directly reboot or device straight into the Bootloader or Recovery mode. Hence you do not have to do all those annoying key combinations to access into that mode.
This App is available for free in the Android Market.
Download Quickboot (Free)
6. Juice Defender :
Most Android devices are heavily super charged with specifications and hence they are power guzzlers. Juice Defender is the App where you want to optimize the way your device uses your device.
Juice Defender is the ultimate power management App which enhances your battery performance by managing your phone smartly through schedules, triggers and however you may choose to set the app up.
We recommend our readers to use this App as a must.
Download Juice Defender (Free)
Download Juice Defender Plus (Paid)
7. CPU Master :
CPU Master is the ultimate solution for your over-clocking and under-clocking needs. There are many features available to manage your CPU utilization by setting the maximum and minimum frequency for your device. Many different features are assigning a scaling governor, enable Profiles (in Pro version only), and set the frequency as you wish.
This App is available absolutely for free in the Android Market. Hence it is a must have.
Download CPU Master (Free)
8. SD Maid – System Tool Cleaning :
This is the CCleaner for your Android device. It is essentially important to keep your Android device free of unnecessary files for better performance. SD Maid is a System Tool Cleaning App which helps you get rid of all those temporary, cache and history files.
The App is also available for free in the Android Market.
9. Adb Wireless :
This is a must for every Geek and those people who like to make the most of their device. ADB wireless helps you to connect your Android device to a PC via USB to perform ADB commands. As the name suggests you can even do that wirelessly and hence making it very easy and convenient.
This App is available in the Android Market for Free.
10. ScreenCast Video Recorder :
ScreenCast Video Recorder is by far the most efficient App when it comes to recording your screen. If you want to capture the happening of your Android device’s screen. So if you want to capture your Game or make a tutorial this the App for you.
Infact ScreenCast Video Recorder is a much better App than ShootMe as the final video attained is very good in quality and it would be like you are going through all those options in your device right now.
It is available in the paid as well as the free version with the difference being that you can record for maximum 30 seconds in the Free version.
Hence above we have compiled a comprehensive list of some most important Apps for your Android device. If you know any App or you think we have left out any important App do comment below and let us know.