Education

Give your skills a boost and make your work more productive with the best Mac apps for education. From language learning apps, e-Books, and note-taking tools to typing tutors, task-management services, and sketching apps, we choose the best education software to keep your knowledge growing.

13.3.2
Bookends
Bookends

4.6

Reference management and bibliography software.
$59.99
3.4.23
Papers
Papers

2.4

Your personal library of scientific resources.
$60.00
1.7.8
Studies
Studies

4.5

Flashcards for serious students (was Mental Case).
$24.99
2.7.1
Soulver
Soulver

4.5

Smart notepad with built-in calculator.
$8.99
4.7
PCalc
PCalc

4.7

Full-featured scientific calculator.
$9.99
0.19.3
Stellarium
Stellarium

4.5

Desktop planetarium of the live sky above you (beta).
Free
14.1.0.1
TranslateIt! Deluxe
TranslateIt! Deluxe

4.1

Multilingual dictionary for universal text translation.
$49.95
11.0.2
OsiriX Lite
OsiriX Lite

3.3

3D medical image processing software with DICOM/PACS support.
Free
2.9.3
iFlash
iFlash

4.7

Flash cards to help you study almost anything.
$14.99
6.7.11
Sente
Sente

3.7

Academic reference manager and bibliography software.
$79.99
6.1.10
Praat
Praat

3.7

Analyze, synthesize, and manipulate speech.
Free
2.6.17
Plot2 Pro
Plot2 Pro

5.0

Scientific 2D plotting program.
$9.99
4.2.1
Online Bible
Online Bible

4.0

For serious Bible students, many features.
Free
4.0
aTypeTrainer4Mac
aTypeTrainer4Mac

5.0

Advanced multilingual typing tutor.
Free
5.3
Wokabulary
Wokabulary

3.5

Learn vocabulary using flash-card learning techniques.
Free
4.5.3
KoalaCalc
KoalaCalc

4.5

Free scientific calculator.
Free
3.6.2
R
R

4.7

Statistical computing and graphics.
Free
0.6.5
pearLyrics
pearLyrics

4.5

Widget gets lyrics for songs in iTunes.
Free
9.6
MATLAB
MATLAB

5.0

High-level language and development environment.
$149.00
9.0
SAGE
SAGE

5.0

Open-source advanced mathematics software.
Free
1.19.5
Mendeley Desktop
Mendeley Desktop

3.0

Research management tool.
Free
3.15
PocketCAS
PocketCAS

3.5

Assistance with almost any type of mathematic calculation.
$29.99
12.0.0
Mathematica
Mathematica

4.8

Advanced mathematics, visualization, and more.
$1950.00
7.3.2
Ultralingua Dictionaries
Ultralingua Dictionaries

3.8

International language collegiate dictionaries.
$8.00
6.0.574
GeoGebra Classic
GeoGebra Classic

5.0

Interactive mathematic software (was GeoGebra).
Free
1.6.1
Celestia
Celestia

4.7

Real-time space fly-through simulation.
Free
2.0
Saturn
Saturn

0.0

Images and graphics of Saturn and its ecosystem.
$2.99
4.7
Ten Thumbs
Ten Thumbs

4.3

Typing tutor.
Free
15.2.0
Easy Translator
Easy Translator

0.5

Quickly and easily translate text.
$108.30
4.2.2
CalcVerter
CalcVerter

4.9

All-in-one unit converter, calculator, and more (was Converter).
$4.99
2.0
Pacman for Dashboard
Pacman for Dashboard

2.8

Pacman game widget.
Free
3.12.0
Quantum GIS
Quantum GIS

5.0

Open-source Geographic Information System (GIS).
Free
2020.3.1
SkyORB Lite
SkyORB Lite

4.5

3D planetarium featuring star-gazing and epheremis.
Free
11.1.5
Geneious
Geneious

5.0

Sequence analysis software for molecular biologists.
$395.00
2.0
iStudiez Pro
iStudiez Pro

4.5

Student planner with iOS syncing.
$9.99
3.1
PEMDAS Widget
PEMDAS Widget

4.5

Scientific calculator widget.
Free
4.3.8
Mr. Tides
Mr. Tides

4.4

Shows tide and current stations from around the world.
$10.00
3.8.3
starQuiz
starQuiz

4.8

Create quizzes with many options.
$40.00
1.4.6
Calq
Calq

4.9

On-demand calculator app.
Free
1.0
iCon
iCon

4.2

Have a copy of the US Constitution on your iPod.
Free
1.7.2
WORLDview Widget
WORLDview Widget

4.7

Maps of all countries in the world.
Free
15.0.2
2011 World Book Multimedia Encyclopedia
2011 World Book Multimedia Encyclopedia

2.8

22-volume world book encyclopedia.
$29.99
4.7.1
Type Fu
Type Fu

5.0

Learn how to type faster without looking at the keyboard.
$4.99
0.9.1
Translator Free
Translator Free

4.2

Translate text from the menubar.
Free
1.0.32
Magic Number Machine
Magic Number Machine

4.3

25-digit scientific calculator.
Free
3.1.23
MacSpice
MacSpice

3.0

Electronic circuit simulator.
Free
2019
Maple
Maple

4.5

Solve math problems and create interactive technical apps.
$1560.00
7.1.1.0
StatPlus
StatPlus

3.0

Heavy-duty data analysis.
$195.00