The year 2018 is just about to end and it is time to review this years’ hits and misses. Let’s start with Apple’s “Best of 2018” list comprising of apps, podcast, games, and music. A lot of different trends were observed this year and people have been wondering where to look forward to.
Apple has announced a meticulously designed collection of its favorite apps, games, and music which rocked 2018. The list contains different categories of things which people would like to watch, listen to, read and to follow on podcasts. Not on that, it contains the list of most downloaded apps and games from App store and most favorite books from Apple books on all of Apple platforms from iPhone to iPad and Apple TV to Mac.
Best Apps for iPad
Procreate Pocket – This drawing app is nominated as the best app of 2018 for iPad. It has got a variety of drawing options for creative users.
Froggipedia – This one is an AR app that allows the users to virtually dissect a frog on iPad.
You must be wondering why these apps have topped the charts of 2018. It is because both of these apps are an epitome of the technologies promoted by Apple itself.
Pixelomator Pro – was the top image editor app on Mac. For Apple TV, the workout app Sweat topped the charts.
- iPhone – Donut County
- iPad – Gorogoa
- Mac – The Gardens Between
- Apple TV – Alto’s Odyssey. This game is also the winner of the Apple design award earlier in 2018.
Favorite Apple Watch Apps
None of the Apple watch apps have secured a place in “Top App” charts but the following are some apps marked as a favorite by the users:
- 10% Happier
- Carrot Weather
- FunGolf GPS
- Swing Tennis Tracker
- App in the Air
- Just Press Record
Apple launched its brand new app known as Apple books this year that has made a stunning show in providing books and audiobooks to its users. The app contains a variety of books from renowned authors including:
- Fire and Fury, Fear
- A Higher Loyalty
- Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians
- Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects
- Tayari Jones’s American Marriage
- Tommy Orange’s debut There There
Best 2018 App Trends
There is a special category by Apple to identify app trends for 2018:
- Self-care, wellness, and meditation app – Calm, Fabulous, Shine, 10% Happier, Headspace
- Battle Royale-style games – Fortnite and PUBG Mobile
Most Downloaded Apps of 2018
Well, this is an established fact that the most downloaded apps will always be Facebook, YouTube, Google, and other entertainment and social media apps.