25 most popular iPad apps of all time

May 07, 2013
<h1>1. Skype for iPad</h1>
Phone and video calling over the Web.

1. Skype for iPad

Phone and video calling over the Web.
Photo: Skype

1. Skype for iPad

Phone and video calling over the Web.

<h1>2. The Weather Channel for iPad</h1>
Animated weather forecasts and news headlines.

2. The Weather Channel for iPad

Animated weather forecasts and news headlines.
Photo: Weather Channel

2. The Weather Channel for iPad

Animated weather forecasts and news headlines.

Photo courtesy: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

3. Netflix

Streaming movies.

<h1>4. Angry Birds HD Free</h1>
The bird-chucking game that took the mobile world by storm.

4. Angry Birds HD Free

The bird-chucking game that took the mobile world by storm.
Courtesy: Gemmy Industries

4. Angry Birds HD Free

The bird-chucking game that took the mobile world by storm.

<h1>5. Kindle for iPad</h1>
The Kindle app syns with Amazon accounts and Kindle reading devices.

5. Kindle for iPad

The Kindle app syns with Amazon accounts and Kindle reading devices.
Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

5. Kindle for iPad

The Kindle app syns with Amazon accounts and Kindle reading devices.

<h1>6. Facebook</h1>
Until Home comes to iOS, there's this.

6. Facebook

Until Home comes to iOS, there's this.
Photo: Facebook

6. Facebook

Until Home comes to iOS, there's this.

<h1>7. Pandora Radio</h1>
Streaming radio.

7. Pandora Radio

Streaming radio.
From: Pandora.com

7. Pandora Radio

Streaming radio.

<h1>8. Calculator for iPad Free</h1>
Another app for tabulations.

8. Calculator for iPad Free

Another app for tabulations.

8. Calculator for iPad Free

Another app for tabulations.

<h1>9. Fruit Ninja HD Free</h1>
Players slice flying fruit in this fast-paced game.

9. Fruit Ninja HD Free

Players slice flying fruit in this fast-paced game.
Photo: Brick

9. Fruit Ninja HD Free

Players slice flying fruit in this fast-paced game.

<h1>10. Words With Friends HD Free</h1>
The Scrabble-like word game.

10. Words With Friends HD Free

The Scrabble-like word game.
Photo: Zynga

10. Words With Friends HD Free

The Scrabble-like word game.

<h1>11. Google Earth</h1>
Google's map program ported to Apple's tablet.

11. Google Earth

Google's map program ported to Apple's tablet.
Photo: Feng Li/Getty Images

11. Google Earth

Google's map program ported to Apple's tablet.

<h1>12. ABC Player</h1>
Watch popular broadcast shows for free.

12. ABC Player

Watch popular broadcast shows for free.
Photo: ABC

12. ABC Player

Watch popular broadcast shows for free.

<h1>13. Calculator Pro for iPad Free</h1>
A powerful, free calculator.

13. Calculator Pro for iPad Free

A powerful, free calculator.
Photo: Apalon

13. Calculator Pro for iPad Free

A powerful, free calculator.

<h1>14. Temple Run</h1>
The original version of the endless runner.

14. Temple Run

The original version of the endless runner.
Photo: Imangi Studios

14. Temple Run

The original version of the endless runner.

<h1>15. YouTube</h1>
The popular video viewing site.

15. YouTube

The popular video viewing site.
From: YouTube.com/Priceline

15. YouTube

The popular video viewing site.

<h1>16. eBay for iPad</h1>
Shopping and bidding from your lap.

16. eBay for iPad

Shopping and bidding from your lap.
from: ebay.com

16. eBay for iPad

Shopping and bidding from your lap.

<h1>17. CNN App for iPad</h1>
Headlines and videos from the world news leader.

17. CNN App for iPad

Headlines and videos from the world news leader.
Photo: CNN

17. CNN App for iPad

Headlines and videos from the world news leader.

<h1>18. Dropbox</h1>
Allows users to access files stored on the cloud.

18. Dropbox

Allows users to access files stored on the cloud.

18. Dropbox

Allows users to access files stored on the cloud.

<h1>19. Adobe Reader</h1>
An app for viewing and editing PDF documents.

19. Adobe Reader

An app for viewing and editing PDF documents.
Photo: Adobe

19. Adobe Reader

An app for viewing and editing PDF documents.

<h1>20. Twitter</h1>
The popular social messaging app.

20. Twitter

The popular social messaging app.
From: Twitter

20. Twitter

The popular social messaging app.

<h1>21. Solitaire</h1>
The classic card game with touch.

21. Solitaire

The classic card game with touch.
Photo: MobilityWare

21. Solitaire

The classic card game with touch.

photo: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

22. New York Times for iPad

All the news that's fit to print ... on an iPad.

<h1>23. Temple Run 2</h1>
Players guide an adventurer in this so-called endless runner game.

23. Temple Run 2

Players guide an adventurer in this so-called endless runner game.
Photo: Imangi Studios

23. Temple Run 2

Players guide an adventurer in this so-called endless runner game.

<h1>24. Hulu Plus</h1>
Hulu Plus allows subscribers to watch television shows over the Web.

24. Hulu Plus

Hulu Plus allows subscribers to watch television shows over the Web.

24. Hulu Plus

Hulu Plus allows subscribers to watch television shows over the Web.

<h1>25. Draw Something Free</h1>
A popular social drawing and guessing game. (Some iPhone versions shown.)

25. Draw Something Free

A popular social drawing and guessing game. (Some iPhone versions shown.)
Photo: John R. Coughlin/CNNMoney

25. Draw Something Free

A popular social drawing and guessing game. (Some iPhone versions shown.)

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