rollApp lets you run desktop apps, work with files, get things done — right from the browser on any device.

How To Be More Productive Using Your Browser

rollApp is a web app that let you view and edit files, instantly, in your browser: Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. rollApp also develops a solution that helps solve the problem of getting things done using cloud technologies and forming effective productivity habits.

So what does it take for you to successfully use rollApp products? How can you use all the apps to become highly effective in organizing your workflow and structuring your most important work, all in the cloud?

But wait a minute… what’s a “habit”, anyway? A habit is a behavior that’s repeated so often that it becomes almost automatic – and, over time, it’s not easy to change. From your day-to-day work, to crafting a blog post or reading an ebook, to creating a presentation or sharing your stuff – the real beauty of rollApp is that most of your productivity habits can now be formed just with a little help of your browser.

The checklist below can be used as a to-do list (not exactly in order of appearance) for developing great habits around the tasks you enjoy doing (or need to complete) and the products you love – rollApp, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, Chromebook, iPad.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective rollApp Users

1. Open Any Files in the Browser – No Software to Install

Use rollApp’s free File Opener for viewing almost any file you need, including ZIP and RAR, using your favorite browser:
We’ve brought many new file types to our Firefox and Chrome extensions and apps so you can quickly turn your browser into a productivity machine if you use it right.

2. Edit Files in the Cloud and Automatically Save Them Across All Your Devices  

How many times have you viewed a file on your computer and wanted to somehow save and flick it over to your smartphone? rollApp has tools for that. View any files using rollApp File Opener and use your account for saving the files you need via your favorite cloud storage service: Google Drive, Dropbox or Box. You won’t need to email yourself a file again.

3. Get the Apps You Want on Any Device with a Web Browser

Access rollApp’s browser-based App Suite with 100+ productivity apps. Pin your favourite apps to Quick Launch, access and work with files stored in your Dropbox, Box, or Google Drive accounts. Here’s our Getting Started guide.

4. Create Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations on iPad using Free Office Apps 

Work in the browser on Apple devices – Mac, iPad and iPad mini – and have all your apps and data travel with you. For example, if you need free office apps on your iPad, you can use OpenOffice for iPad powered by rollApp. Watch it in action: 

5. Get Stuff Done with Chromebook Productivity Apps

Work with your favorite free office apps on your favorite ChromeOS device: Samsung, Acer or HP Chromebook with a little help of rollApp:

HP Pavilion Chromebook

For a good housekeeping, here’s how to create App Shortcuts and use the Chrome App Launcher.

6. Use GIMP On The Go for Photo Retouching, Image Composition and Authoring

Design faster using Google Chrome and the GIMP app powered by rollApp. It’s available now in Chrome Web Store. GIMP is ideal for advanced photo retouching techniques and for improving your B/W photography. The file format support ranges from JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF to special use formats such as the multi-resolution and multi-color-depth Windows icon files.

7. Ask for More. Request Your Favorite Apps to be Available on rollApp  

rollApp offers a new way that fundamentally simplifies how you access and work with your apps and files. We’re constantly adding new apps, features, and services to our cloud-based tools. Want to see even more cross-device features available in your browser? Send us your email request.