flashcard apps

Flashcards, practised at periodic intervals in accordance with some kind of spaced repetition system, are a useful tool to assist in memorisation of words and concepts. I’ve mostly used them to help me memorise vocabulary for various languages I’ve studied. While you could use literal index cards, write words on either side, and practise by literally going through them and flipping them over to check your answers, in this day and age it’s a lot more convenient to use some kind of flashcard app. Here’s a list of apps I’ve either used myself, or have looked into enough to be tempted to try: