Google Androids is the new ruler of the mobile apps market. There are almost every kind of apps available in Google play. Some of these apps are free to download and use and some cost money. In this article i have compiled a list of 12 free and must have androids apps for your device in 2013. These tools will help you get the most out of your androids device.

Ever Note

Evernote is an easy to use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.

Google Maps

Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again. Google Maps for Android with Navigation (Beta) has:

  • Detailed maps with 3D buildings
  • Voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation
  • Driving, public transit, biking, and walking directions
  • Live traffic information to avoid congestion
  • Local search and business reviews
  • Google Maps Street View

Merriam Webter

In addition to all the definitions from Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, this app offers voice search to let you look up a word without having to spell it along with synonyms, antonyms, example sentences, Word of the Day, and more. Its a great tool for reference, education, and vocabulary building.

Whats App

WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for Android and other smartphones. WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, pictures, audio notes, and video messages.

We Chat

Free texting, voice messages, and video calls in your pocket. 300 million people love WeChat because it’s fast, reliable, private, and always on:

  • Talk faster on the go with voice messages
  • Crystal clear voice and video calls
  • Instant messaging with group chats and animated smileys
  • Chat with your friends or with people nearby
  • Sending photos and videos has never been simpler
  • Real walkie talkie mode with up to 40 friends

Facebook

Keeping up with friends is faster than ever. See what friends are up to.

  • Share updates, photos and videos
  • Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts
  • Text, chat and have group conversations
  • Play games and use your favorite apps

InstaGram

100 million users love Instagram! It’s a free, fun, and simple way to make and share gorgeous photos on your Android. Pick from one of several gorgeous filtered effects or tilt shift blur to breathe a new life into your mobile photos. Transform everyday moments into works of art you’ll want to share with friends and family.

Skype

Free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype, whether they are on an Android, iPhone, Mac or PC, as well as IMs to your friends and family, no matter where they are.

AVG Antivirus

Free, top rated, real time antivirus and anti-theft protection for Smartphones & Tablets. AVG AntiVirus is free for Android and protects you from harmful viruses, malware, spyware and text messages and helps keep your personal data safe.

Tiny Flash Light

Flashlight app for your device! Incredibly simple and yet very useful flashlight application. Will use your device’s camera LED / flash / screen as a torch.

YouTube

Keep up with your favorite YouTube channels and access the worlds videos anywhere with the official YouTube app for Android.

VLC Player

VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols.