10 Best Free Apps to Learn New Skills for Free

In this online era of technology, we find everything is becoming accessible online. Now you can learn new skills online on your smartphone through apps and websites. This article covers the Ten best free apps to learn new skills daily

Best Free Apps to Learn New Things

You can learn skills like communication skills, writing, drawing, and many others. This article lists the best and free apps to learn new skills. Every app teaches you a different skill and you can take benefit of every app included in this list. 

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Apps to Learn New Skills

All these apps are for learning something new from your smartphone. Some apps teach specific skills and some have bundles of lesions of different skills. You need to select the skill you want to learn and then start learning it from that app. 

1- Cake: Lesson updates every day

The cake is an awesome app for learning and practicing the English language for free. In this app every day new phrases are added so that you can stay updated and learn something new daily. 

Cake Teaches: 

  • 5 New Phrases daily 
  • Short & Fun Lessons
  • Expressions used in everyday life
  • Improves Listening Skill 
  • Improves Speaking Skill 
  • Step by Step lessons
  • Quizzes  

The cake app has 50M+ downloads on the Google Playstore and has a 4.7-star rating which is too good. Cake says that it adds 5 new phrases daily to the app, It shows you videos to watch to speak like natives, short videos, and improves listening skills via this app. 

2- Google Primer

Google Primer app by Google as the name suggests. Google Primer has 10M+ downloads on the Google Playstore with a 4.7-star rating. This app by Google teaches you about Business, interviews, marketing, and much more things for free. 

Google Primer Teaches:

  • Business Planning 
  • Money Management 
  • Staffing 
  • Selling 
  • Career Development 
  • Productivity 
  • Branding 
  • User Experience 
  • Marketing

and many more valuable things that you can learn from this Google Primer app absolutely for free. Google Primer says 5 minutes daily lesson. The lessons are not too long, you can learn things quickly and easily.

3- Simplilearn 

Simplilearn is an amazing app for Computer Science and Information Technology students. You can learn about different things about computers and Computer Science. You can learn SEO, Marketing, Coding, and many more things for free and can get certificates for these. 

Simplilearn teaches:

  • 600+ top skills 
  • Courses by trusted institutes 
  • Coding 
  • Marketing 
  • SEO 
  • Cyber Security
  • Completion Certificates 
There are many more things one can learn from this absolutely free app. I personally have gotten one certificate in Instagram Marketing from the Simplilearn app. You must learn things from this app and get certificates for free. 

4- How to Draw - Easy Lessons 

Drawing is an awesome and stunning art and no one can create a drawing easily. Step-by-step guidance and extensive practice are required for this. You can learn drawing with an app named "How to Draw". This app will help you draw better things. 

How to Draw app teaches: 

  • Draw Easily 
  • Different drawing styles 
  • Step-by-step guidance 
  • Pencil drawing 

This amazing drawing app has 10M+ downloads on the Google Playstore with a very good rating of 4.4 stars. You can take the initiative of drawing from this app. 

5- First Aid & Emergency Techniques 

First Aid and Emergency Techniques by Fatbelly is available on the Google Play Store. First Aid is the aid given in emergency conditions to relax the patient and to take the patient for a further cure.

First aid app teaches:

  • First Aid Myths 
  • First Aid Basics
  • Emergency Responses 
  • Preventive Measures 
  • Serious Incidents 
  • First Aid at work 

Everyone must have knowledge about first aid. The First Aid and Emergency Techniques app teaches you all the basics of first aid. 

6- Google Digital Garage 

Google Digital Garage is not an app but a website by Google that has hundreds of online courses absolutely free of cost. You need to access the Digital Garage website and see the courses given for free.

Google Digital Garage also provides Certifications from Google for free if you complete the learning requirements. 

There are certifications on specific cources not for all.

 Google teaches courses like Digital Marketing, Business handling, and much more about the digital world. The main purpose of Google Digital Garage is to teach how to run businesses online. You must try learning from Google Digital Garage. 

7- Edx 

Edx is my favorite learning platform. Have you ever wished to learn from the professors of Haward University or MIT or such big and popular universities? If yes, then Edx is a platform where you will learn from these university professors. 

Edx offers all the courses in these categories:

  • Business & Management 
  • Computer Science 
  • Humanities 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Languages 
  • Design 
  • Electronics 
  • Engineering 
  • History 
  • Ethics 
  • Law 
  • Mathematics 
  • Literature 
  • Medicine

and many more on the list. You can learn everything for free from top-class universities for free. You just need to select a category and then a specific course of the subject you want to study after that start learning. 

Remember! Learning is free but the certifications are paid. 

8- Coursera 

Coursera is among the popular and well-known learning platforms. You can take many courses for free on Coursera. Coursera offers courses from famous and top colleges and companies like Google, Stanford, IBM, and others. 

Coursera offers courses of different categories:

  • Data Science 
  • Business 
  • IT 
  • Health 
  • Social Sciences 
  • Language Learning 
and many more courses in different categories. You can try this platform after Edx, (Edx is my personal preference). You can use Coursera for the courses mentioned above. 

9- Digi Skills 

Digi Skills is an excellent learning platform initiated by the Government of Pakistan. Digi Skills is an awesome learning platform that teaches skills to youth or anyone who wants to learn. Digi Skills opens registration twice a year. 

They take 250K students on every registration and people have to apply before the registration is closed. Digi Skills is for only people who can understand the Urdu language. 

On Digi Skills you can learn:

  • Video Editing 
  • SEO 
  • Content Writing 
  • Virtual Assistant 
  • Digital Marketing 
  • Freelancing 

and many more courses for free and you are granted a certificate of completion of that course at the end. To get the certificate you have to complete the learning requirements and presence.  

10- Alison 

Another excellent learning platform is called Alison. Alison provides thousands of courses for free. Alison has multiple courses that students of different subjects can take. 

On Alison, you can learn about:

  • Business 
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Health 
  • IT 
  • Languages 
  • Management 
  • Sales and Marketing 

and many other categories and tons of courses to learn. You must take quality courses from Alison. 

Alison contain ads. You have to watch a small ad to watch videos. 


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I am Ali Zain. An expert Content Researcher, Writer and Video Content Creator. Interested in Modern Technologies and Tech Trends.

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