The central government of our country took a very massive and bold decision on 24th, July, by banning 59 Chinese apps including Tiktok, Share it, Xender and many more. In a press release, the government said, ” the applications are engaged in activities, prejudicial to sovereignty of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.” The ban has been imposed under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with relevant provisions of the Information Technology rules,2009, it said. Some of the apps which are banned are very random and aren’t that useful, but there were some apps which were very helpful and useful to the people of every age. Below is the list of the apps which you can use instead of the apps which are banned by the government.
SHARE ALL : Share All is the Indian substitute for the Chinese file transfer app “Share It”. According to its makers, ” This is app requires no active internet connectivity, can share files or data irrespective of their size and no no cable is required.
DUBSMASH : Dubsmash is a very great substitute if you are looking for an alternative for Tiktok. Dubsmash is a German based application, launched in November 2014. One of the first apps of its kind, Dubsmash was very popular initially, garnering over 50 million downloads from users in 192 countries. The app allows users to record videos of themselves lip-syncing to various audio clippings. The app is available in 20 different languages, including Hindi.
GOOGLE CHROME : UC Browser can get substituted by Google Chrome.Google Chrome mostly comes pre- installed in many android mobile phones. It supports dark mode and gets a dedicated lite mode for saving on data consumption. Plus, it lets you save and sync your accounts, passwords and payment methods across all your devices.
MICROSOFT OFFICE LENS : Cam Scanner was one of the most useful apps which got banned, but there are various options which you can select if you are looking for a similar app. Microsoft office lens lets you scan all kinds of documents and export them to word or powerpoint directly.
AJIO : Shein was a very eminent brand in India because of the clothes they offered but as it is one of the apps on the list which got banned by the central government, Ajio comes to the rescue. Ajio is a multi-branded platform that helps you to get amazing options to chose from clothes, that are stylish and perfectly affordable. The best thing about Ajio is the collection, that you will only get from the Indian manufactures.