Brainscape - Smart Flashcards

Brainscape - Smart Flashcards

By Brainscape

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2011-07-15
  • Current Version: 3.20180302
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 45.39 MB
  • Developer: Brainscape
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 1,319 Ratings


Find, create, and share "smart flashcards" on any device. DOUBLE your learning speed using the most effective study system on the planet. Keep all your content in sync across Brainscape’s website and all your devices. Brainscape works by personalizing the TIMING of each flashcard repetition, using proven cognitive science. Whether you’re learning a language, preparing for a test, or just acquiring some fun trivia, Brainscape spaces the repetition of each bite-sized concept based on exactly the right interval for YOUR brain. All you have to do is rate how well you know each concept, on a scale of 1-5, and Brainscape determines the right time to quiz you again. It's strangely addicting and is scientifically proven to slash your required study time. So where do all of Brainscape’s great flashcards come from? Three places: (1) THE WORLD’S TOP EXPERTS. Brainscape partners with top publishers, schools, and educators to create flashcards for subjects as diverse as Spanish, French, MCAT, Bar Exam, Music Theory, SAT prep, AP US History, AP Chemistry, CPA, Series 7 prep, and Sports Trivia. Unlike other exclusively student-generated flashcard platforms like Quizlet, StudyBlue, Anki, or CourseHero, you can feel confident that your Brainscape flashcards have been fully vetted by experts. (2) YOUR PEERS. Top students, professors, teachers, and businesses around the world have created over 1 million subjects that are available to search on our Marketplace. (3) YOU! You can easily create multimedia flashcards very easily both on Brainscape’s website AND within the app itself. You can also share your decks with your classmates and collaboratively develop content together. Making, sharing, and finding great user-generated flashcards is FREE. And Brainscape's new Pro subscription option gives you access to unlimited premium content, as well as several additional features on the website, and a bunch of new features coming in later versions. The Brainscape Pro subscription can be purchased within the app, in billing increments of Monthly ($9.99 billed monthly), Semiannually ($29.99 billed every 6 months), and Annually ($35.99 billed yearly), as well as a Lifetime subscription option for $79.99. The three recurring subscriptions will renew automatically within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the period. You can cancel auto-renewal any time by going to Account Settings; the cancellation will apply after the active subscription period is complete. Feel free to learn more about our Terms and Privacy Policy at In the future, Brainscape plans to make our learning system infinitely more efficient, convenient, fun, and social, so please be sure to give us feedback to help us improve the product. It is users like YOU who have helped us reach a community of millions of learners already. Help us create a Brainscape community that spans the whole world of learners!



  • So helpful for my GCSE's!

    By alixsquires
    This app has allowed me to save time when doing my revision for my GCSE's! I could just simply open the app and start my revision whereas using paper flash cards took a long time to make and you risk loosing them, and scrunching up in your bag etc. I really like Brainscape it's quick and easy and can be done anywhere it's great for students!
  • Good app. Versatile.

    By Manon9284
    This app has a lot of functionality. It’s expensive but it is a lot better than Anki, which is also expensive for iOS. Good editor, with options to save/open Flashcards to an excel file which is very helpful. Good web editor. I have no regrets buying this app.
  • Great App

    By Rainbowjaq
    Really a wonderful find , it has really helped me revise my Welsh language course. I have the full version as I can do more with it and was happy to pay for such a great help to my learning.
  • Much better than ANKI

    By Apothecary1234123
    Everyone seems to rate ANKI but I just couldn’t familiarise myself with the counter intuitive interface. Got this and loved it.
  • Would like my money back

    By Hazelbazel1995
    I’ve upgraded to 6 months of pro for £22.99 and it’s not working. It is a really good app though.
  • Too expensive and can't cancel subscription

    By mconnor105
    £75 for lifetime access? Are you joking? Sure the spaced repetition feature is great, but this app isn't THAT great. And why can't we sort decks? When you create decks they just arrange themselves any old way and you can't sort them, e.g. by title or date created. Surely the ability to rearrange decks is fundamental and an easy feature to add. UPDATE: Warning... You can't cancel a subscription once started. I paid £7.99 for a month subscription (which is automatically renewed every month until cancelled) to see if it's really worth it, but now I can't cancel it because THERE IS NO CANCEL SUBSCRIPTION BUTTON OR LINK. What a scam!
  • Re-reviewed

    By Tim777
    As my previous review has mysteriously disappeared, I'll try again. I do like this app but the French 'pack' does contain occasional errors, in both definition and more commonly, pronunciation.
  • Best app

    By Jessys45
    Absolutely amazing app!!
  • Really helpful and well stocked

    By asiyaE
    This app is genuinely such a help in exam prep. I'm presently using the free version whilst cramming for my postgrad law exams, and the sheer volume of information I have to learn is exhausting. Fortunately other people from my uni have also already uploaded course specific notes, so I don't have to piece together notes from different decks. Also the responsiveness of the app (indicating how well you know the facts) gives me a useful barometer with which to track my progress, so this is good for giving me a sense of weak spots. Only way this could be better is if it did actually allow me to mix and match individual cards from different decks, to better tailor my studying to my needs. But even without that, this is a good, solid, resource.
  • Good lerning tool, but...

    By Tjutd77
    It is a very useful for me but i dont have facebok so i dont have any freinds, also have you ever herd of a website called YouTube, it is very good lerning tool for me and maybe you aswell. Happy lerning everyone!