The Tizen store has lots of essential apps to use in various purposes. It loaded with some of the major apps from different categories and now after 4 years we can see all our favorite apps in the Tizen Store. After the launch of Samsung Z4 smartphone with Tizen 3.0 version lots of developers released some of their best apps on the device. The Samsung Z2, Samsung Z3 & Samsung Z4 are best Tizen smartphones to get benefits of these apps. In the first phase Facebook, Opera, VLC video player and Here Maps have launched their premium apps in Tizen Store.
In the article I will sort out some of those best apps to run on your Tizen smartphones. All the apps support on Samsung Z2, Samsung Z3 & recent Samsung Z4. Compare to Samsung smartwatches, Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 & Gear Sport, Tizen smartphones have limited apps in the library but still enough to fulfil all the needs. Some of the listed apps will not support in all countries so you can find its alternative app. All the apps will work in India on all Tizen smartphones. These are the 19 best Tizen apps for Samsung Z2, Z3 & Z4 smartphones.
1. WhatsApp Messenger
First is first, I have to recommend WhatsApp to all users because of its popularity & its use in between all kinds of users. It is the best social media app on any kind of platform. In the recent update its has got video calling features. It is now original app to connect with your friends, same as Android & iOS version. You can send images, videos, documents, audios and other files.
Instagram is trending photo sharing app with more than billions of active users. You can find your favorite celebrities and see their daily images. Like their images or share with your friends. Why don’t you share your own images and get some popularity, it is best when you have lots of followers. In the recent update Instagram Status & Private mode have added for the users.
3. Opera Mini
First third-party web browser for the Samsung Tizen smartphones. It is launched in 2015 and since then it has been getting latest updates. After the loss of UC Browser & UC Mini Browser, the Opera Mini is the only third-party browser in the store. It is secure & fast browser to surf the net & to use social media websites.
Now everyone needs this app on all their smartphones, laptops or tablets. Facebook is must have app for all users. Thanks to the developers original Facebook app has launched on Tizen with its all glories. In the app you may find some basic features missing due to some limitations but overall it is best to use. Connect with the friends, share memories and people. It doesn’t support, Facebook Page, Facebook Groups & Facebook Status features at the moment.
5. VLC for Tizen
The main video player for Tizen smartphones and that is VLC for Tizen. Isn’t it incredible that VLC for Tizen is at your service to load your all kinds of videos in high-quality standards? Recently, VLC has completed 3 billion downloads on all its mobile platforms. MX Player was the main rival video player on Tizen for VLC but now it is the only option to watch videos.
Share any kinds of documents, videos, audios, apk or tpk files to other smartphones through using Xender. It is best content sharing app & best rival to SHAREit app. It supports cross platform sharing where you can share content from Tizen smartphones to Android or iOS smartphones & vice versa. It is official app and available for all devices.
Hotstar is famous entertainment app in India, serves movies, TV shows, & live TV channels. At this time premium services are not supported on Tizen but you can still enjoy free content like Hindi Movies, TV shows, some popular English movies and regional movies & TV shows. For sport lovers it is best live streaming app to watch cricket & other live sports.
Make free video calls with your family & friends. This is the free video calling app for Tizen after WhatsApp. Actually, it has landed before WhatsApp video calling feature. The IMO – Free video calls app gives you excellent choice to make group calls. It supports high quality video calling in low coverage area. You can try it on 3G connection or poor 4G connection in most areas.
9. My Jio
This is for Indian Reliance Jio users. You can manage all Jio apps from it and also can recharge your mobile number. The app was exclusive for Samsung Z2 when it had launched back in 2016. You can see your remaining data & main balance, new offers, tariffs & exciting coupons inside the app. My Jio only support on Samsung Z2 & Z4 devices for Jio customers.
10. Facebook Messenger
This is the messenger app for Facebook users. You can chat with your Facebook friends and also can make group chat. In the new update you can add your contacts to the list and chat with them. Send videos, images, stickers and other files to the other person. It has free calling service to make a call with Facebook friends.
11. Here Maps
The best map & navigation app Here Maps is available in Tizen Store. In the offline navigation mode find any street or area in the new city. Download the free map to use in offline mode and find any restaurants, hospitals, railway station, airport, hotels, heritage places, schools and many other important places. It supports turn-by-turn navigation system. Download Here maps app from Tizen Store.
12. Jio Cinema
Jio Cinema is free movie & TV series application for Jio users. It supports only in India and to use it you have to insert active Jio SIM in the Tizen smartphones. Watch English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Punjabi and many other regional movies & TV shows. Almost all content in the Jio Cinema is free. The Jio Cinema app need 4G connection & supports only on Samsung Z2 & Samsung Z4 phones.
13. Video Editor
Shoot the video & edit it to make beautiful creation or just trim the popular video and make it short video. The Video app in store will help to make perfect video. Trim video in simple way and also change its audio with the other songs. Add title to the songs or add some effects from the settings. The Video Editor supports all MP4 videos.
14. Hancom Office Viewer
Hancom Office Viewer is alternative app to Microsoft office & Google Docs. Don’t compare it with the other document viewer tools that because it has different usage. On Tizen smartphones open any PDF, MS Word, spreadsheets or MS Powerpoint files. It can be used to open password protected files. View, edit, cut, copy & paste and share files using Hancom Office Viewer tool. It is free app in the Tizen Store and supports on Samsung Z2, Samsung Z3 & Samsung Z4 devices.
15. Downloader for YouTube
The best YouTube video downloader app in store, comes with free of cost. Downloader for YouTube has gained good rating from users so you can use it to download videos. Tizen don’t have too many video downloader tools in store so use it. Open the app, search your favorite video and click on download button to save it on your Samsung Tizen phone.
Take amazing pictures from the camera and make beautiful collage with the help of CameraAce. This is best camera app in Tizen Store and come with handy of features. Create high quality image set and give them cool effects. Make slideshow and give it background music & share it on social media apps. It has more than 36 photo filters & has plenty editing tools.
Read news in your native language & stay updated. DailyHunt will provide you all the current news from trusted sources. It is best companion app to the Flipboard, which is missing in Tizen smartphones. Read news from The Indian Express, India Today, Headlines Today, BBC Hindi, Sakaal, and many more sources. It has categorized in sports, business, politics, science, entertainment, world news, lifestyle & headlines for easy navigation.
18. InstaSave – Download Photos & Videos
The InstaSave – Download Photos & Videos app is a tool to download Instagram photos & videos on your Tizen smartphones. Login to your Instagram account & get access to the app, then after that you can save images on the device. InstaSave app works well on new Tizen devices. This is only tool to let you download Instagram photos in offline mode.
19. App Locker
It is always best to secure your private data. Sometimes we use our phone for private purpose so it is recommended to make it secure. The tool App Locker can secure your all apps that you don’t want to show to other people. Lock WhatsApp Messenger, Facebook, Instagram, Facebook Messenger and other important apps & give it a password. Next time whenever you visit locked apps you have to enter password to unlock them. The App Locker app is free in Tizen & works on all smartphones.
These 19 Tizen apps are essential or must have apps on your Tizen smartphone. I have sorted these apps from all the categories so everyone could use them. All apps are available free of cost & some will show you ads in between the usage. Download these Tizen apps on Samsung Z2, Z3, Z4 & even some apps on first Samsung Z1 smartphone. If you find any trouble then feel free to ask me. Also, don’t forget to share this article with your other friends on social media.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.