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These are the most popular iPhone and iPad apps ever

Sep 02, 2015

Everyone has their personal favorite apps--and then there's those ubiquitous ones that seem nearly required for every iPhone and iPad (hello, Facebook!).

App Annie, an analytics company that tracks app data, put out its list of the most popular iOS apps of all time based on both number of downloads and total revenue worldwide. It breaks the data down between games and other apps to help see the broader app landscape. Take a look at who made the cut below.

Top games by downloads:

  1. Candy Crush Saga
  2. Fruit Ninja
  3. Angry Birds
  4. Subway Surfers
  5. Despicable Me


Top games by revenue:

  1. Clash of Clans
  2. Candy Crush Saga
  3. Puzzle & Dragons
  4. Game of Ware--Fire Age
  5. Monster Strike


Top apps by downloads:

  1. Facebook
  2. Facebook Messenger
  3. YouTube
  4. Instagram
  5. Skype


Top apps by revenue:

  1. Pandora Radio
  2. LINE
  3. Zoosk
  4. Pages by Apple
  5. Spotify
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