Since its first launch in July 2008, the App Store app store for Apple’s iOS platform has had more than 2.2 million apps with a total of 170 billion downloads, bringing in sales. collected more than 130 billion USD for Apple. Below is a list of the 10 most downloaded apps and games on the App Store ever.
July 11, 2018 was the 10th anniversary of the official launch of the App Store. On this occasion, the market research and analysis company App Annie (USA) has announced the list of 10 most popular and most downloaded applications on Apple’s iOS platform ever. Not surprisingly, the application of the planet’s largest social network, Facebook, is at the top of this list.
Notably, besides the Facebook app, there are 3 other applications that are also owned by this social network that appear in the list of the 10 most downloaded applications on iOS, including the messaging app Messenger (at 2nd place), Instagram image processing and sharing application (4th place) and free messaging app via Internet WhatsApp (in 5th place).
In addition to the Facebook and Messenger applications, both homegrown applications developed by Facebook, the other two applications are owned by Facebook through popular deals, in which Facebook acquired Instagram with cost $ 1 billion in 2012 and then WhatsApp for $ 19 billion in 2014.
App Annie also published a list of the top 10 most profitable apps for developers, with video streaming and movie-rental apps on demand of Netflix, followed by the listening app. Spotify online and Pandora Radio online, etc.
Although only ranked 4th in the list of 10 most downloaded games on iOS, Clash of Clans is the game that brings the most revenue to developers (software firm Supercell), while Candy Crush Saga ranks 2nd on this list.
The App Store is by far the second largest mobile app store in the world (after the Google Play app store for Google’s Android platform), but this is the largest mobile app store. The App Store has so far earned more than $ 130 billion in revenue for Apple and a large portion of that money is spent on app developers by Apple. These numbers will certainly increase in the near future as iPhone and iPad are still the top favorite mobile products on the market.