Top 25 Apple apps of all time (iPad and iPhone)

11/07/2013

As Apple's App Store turns five this week, we take a look at the top 25 paid and free apps of all time on the market leading store.

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Apple’s charts of the Top 25 apps of all time provide a precious insight into the trends of the App Store for free and paid apps downloaded by iOS users on their iPhones and iPads.

Below, we have compiled the complete list of updated “all-time top apps”.

iPad

Paid

1. Pages
2. Angry Birds HD
3. Angry Birds Seasons HD
4. Where’s My Water
5. Fruit Ninja HD
6. Angry Birds Space HD
7. GarageBand
8. Words With Friends HD
9. Cut the Rope HD
10. Keynote
11. Numbers
12. Angry Birds Star Wars HD
13. GoodReader for iPad
14. SCRABBLE HD for iPad
15. Minecraft – Pocket Edition
16. Plants Vs Zombies HD
17. Notability
18. MONOPOLY for iPad
19. Quickoffice Pro HD
20. Star Walk HD
21. Draw Something
22. iMovie
23. iPhoto
24. Where’s My Perry?
25. Bad Piggies HD

Free

1. Skype for iPad
2. The Weather Channel for iPad
3. Netflix
4. Angry Birds HD Free
5. Kindle
6. Facebook
7. Pandora Radio
8. Calculator for iPad Free
9. Fruit Ninja HD Free
10. Words With Friends HD Free
11. Google Earth
12. ABC Player
13. Calculator Pro for iPad Free
14. Temple Run
15. YouTube
16. eBay for iPad
17. CNN App for iPad
18. Dropbox
19. Adobe Reader
20. Twitter
21. Solitaire
22. NYTimes for iPad
23. Temple Run 2
24. Hulu Plus
25. Draw Something Free

iPhone

Paid

1. Angry Birds
2. Fruit Ninja
3. Doodle Jump
4. Cut the Rope
5. Angry Birds Seasons
6. WhatsApp Messenger
7. Camera+
8. Words with Friends
9. Tiny Wings
10. Angry Birds Space
11. Pocket God
12. Plants vs Zombies
13. THE GAME OF LIFE Classic Edition
14. The Moron Test
15. Where’s My Water?
16. Draw Something
17. MONOPOLY
18. Angry Birds Star Wars
19. MotionX GPS Drive
20. Skee-Ball
21. SCRABBLE
22. UNO
23. Minecraft – Pocket Edition
24. Color Splash
25. The Sims 3

Free

1. Facebook
2. Pandora Radio
3. Instagram
4. YouTube
5. Skype
6. Words With Friends Free
7. The Weather Channel
8. Twitter
9. Temple Run
10. Google Search
11. Netflix
12. Shazam
13. Angry Birds Free
14. Draw Something Free
15. Flashlight
16. Facebook Messenger
17. Google Earth
18. Fruit Ninja Free
19. iHeartRadio
20. Movies by Flixster
21. Bump
22. eBay
23. PAC-MAN Lite
24. Groupon
25. Google Maps

And here are some interesting facts about the new charts:

• In the Paid iPad chart, there are 6 Apple apps and 5 Rovio titles. The Top 3 is the same as last year’s.
• There are 5 Productivity apps in the Paid iPad chart, versus 6 in 2012. Penultimate is no longer in the Top 25.
• In the Paid iPad chart, 12 apps have “HD” in the title. In the free chart, the “HD” apps are 3.
• Of 25 paid apps for iPad, 15 are from the Games category.
• There are 7 games in the Free iPad chart.
• In the free iPad apps, Facebook went from #17 to #6. There are 2 Google apps in the chart.
• The Top 5 of the Paid iPhone chart is the same as last year’s.
• There are 19 Games in the Paid iPhone chart; they used to be 17 in 2012. 4 of them are Rovio titles.
• Camera+ went from #10 to #7; WhatsApp went from #18 to #6.
• Facebook is still the most downloaded free iPhone app of all time.
• Instagram went from #19 to #3; Twitter went from #12 to #8.
• YouTube is the highest new entry at #4. There are 4 Google apps in the Free iPhone chart; they were 2 in 2012.
• There are 6 games in the Free iPhone chart; they were 10 in 2012.

Apple’s page with the top apps for all-time can be viewed on a Mac, PC, or iOS device by opening this link. For comparison, you can view the complete 2012 results here.

Source: Apple

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