Productivity tools help to keep projects on track and reduce distractions. They can aid with scheduling, time tracking and other things. They can also allow users to focus on the things that matter most and make the most progress in their work.

Productivity software is any software that lets users create, edit, or modify documents, images and audio clips databases, graphs, spreadsheets, or presentations. This includes Microsoft Office, which is utilized by both companies and individuals. This kind of software is different from utility software like file managers and ad blockers.

There are a myriad of productivity tools that are available and some of them are more functional than others. For instance, a tool that helps users stay focused by blocking distractions can be more beneficial for people working at home or on the go than an app that allows note-taking and collaborative editing.

Some of the most well-known productivity software includes: