April 17, 2024

Top iOS Apps of 2015 Are Here

Apple has recently released its selection of the best and most popular iOS apps of 2015. Some of the picks, such as Instagram and Snapchat, come as no surprise to anyone, whereas the success of certain other apps has been surprising for many people in the community.

To begin with, Periscope by Twitter has grabbed the distinction of being the app of the year. Other iPhone apps that have earned praise include Enlight, a photo editing app, Workflow, a productivity app, and Robinhood, a stock trading app. Similarly, health apps such as Lark too have been ranked high.

On the iPad frontier, The Robot Factory, an app that lets kids build, test and collect robots, has been ranked as the app of the year. The Robot Factory is in good company, ranking alongside apps such as HBO Now. Prune has been named as the iPad game of the year.

The results of this year’s list are a diverse lot. For instance, Prune has been developed and is maintained by a team of one man, whereas HBO Now are apps developed by gigantic corporations.

In terms of downloads, games have left everyone else behind, and the first rank holders across different categories are all games. Apps like Trivia Crack and Crossy Road have beaten the likes of YouTube, Facebook and Snapchat in terms of download count. Here is the list of apps, ranked in terms of downloads:

Top Free iPhone Apps

  1. Trivia Crack
  2. Messenger
  3. Dubsmash
  4. Instagram
  5. Snapchat
  6. YouTube
  7. Facebook
  8. Uber
  9. Crossy Road – Endless Arcade Hopper
  10. Google Maps

Top Paid iPhone Apps

  1. Heads Up!
  2. Minecraft: Pocket Edition
  3. Trivia Crack (Ad Free)
  4. Five Nights at Freddy’s 2
  5. Facetune
  6. Geometry Dash
  7. Five Nights at Freddy’s
  8. Afterlight
  9. Plague Inc.
  10. Goat Simulator

Top Free iPad Apps

  1. Crossy Road – Endless Arcade Hopper
  2. Candy Crush Soda Saga
  3. Messenger
  4. Netflix
  5. YouTube
  6. The Calculator – Free
  7. Microsoft Word
  8. Trivia Crack
  9. Skype for iPad
  10. Pinterest

Top Paid iPad Apps

  1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition
  2. Five Nights at Freddy’s 2
  3. Five Nights at Freddy’s
  4. Geometry Dash
  5. Terraria
  6. Goat Simulator
  7. Heads Up!
  8. Five Nights at Freddy’s 3
  9. Toca Kitchen 2
  10. Monument Valley

If you are an iOS users, simply open iTunes to check out the list of Apple’s top picks.

Sufyan bin Uzayr is a writer, developer, and coffee-lover. He has authored several books and writes for various publications. You can learn more about his work at his website.

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