APPLE: Social networks for iPhones and video conferencing programs for iPads are the big winners of 2020 on the Apple App Store
The end of the year is looming and Apple has already done the math. The American giant has just unveiled the list of the most downloaded applications on the App Store, the online store reserved for owners of iPhone and iPad, reports BFMTV.
The most popular program in the category of applications free for iPhone is TikTok. The Chinese social network is placed ahead of WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube, which closes the top 5. TousAntiCovid, the tracking application, which has crossed the bar of 10 million downloads, is in the thirteenth position.
Zoom in mind for iPads
Regarding downloads on iPad, the ranking is changing. Ranked sixth in downloads for iPhones, Zoom, which saw a big download spike at the start of the health crisis, is the most popular application on tablets. It is ahead of Netflix, Disney +, WhatsApp and Skype.
Apple also provided its ranking of paid apps. On iPhone, the podium is occupied by Forest: Staying Focused in front of two applications dedicated to photography: TouchRetouch and Procreate Pocket. On iPad, the trio of Procreate and GoodNotes 5 and Notability (two note-taking applications) wins.
For games, the top spot in the paid apps category is held by Plague Inc. The apocalyptic simulation and real-time strategy video game, which was banned in China last March, gained widespread acclaim at the start of the year. coronavirus crisis.