Top Apps and Games in The US App Store for November 2019
At AppFollow we gathered the data about the most popular apps and games in the US in different App Store categories between November 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019 for iPhone using Top Charts Rankings tool.
To calculate the data, we counted how many times the app or game occupied the first line of the Free, Paid and Grossing categories. Looking at this research, you can see the trends taking over the mobile world.
Besides the Top Charts Rankings data, we estimated the worldwide downloads and revenue rates for these apps and games using AppFollow Downloads & Revenue Analytics Tool - a brand new analytical tool that helps you to get all App Economy insights and build your strategy to conquer app stores. Coming soon in December!
HotSchedules was the leader in Paid apps among All Categories. Absolute kick-starter was Disney+ which immediately got after its launch on November 12th to the top Free apps and almost displaced YouTube as the leader of Grossing apps. Disney+ attracted more than 10 million subscribers just one day after its first day in app stores, and overall in November it got 14M downloads from App Store worldwide and accumulated about $15M in revenue.
In the Games category, the top Paid game in November was Minecraft with 220K downloads and $5M in revenue worldwide, the top Free game was Call of Duty®: Mobile with dramatic 7M downloads and the top Grossing game was Candy Crush Saga with about 2M downloads and quite impressive $33M in revenue.
In the Books category, the best Free app was Audible audiobooks & originals with 800K downloads, the top Paid app - Jesus Calling Devotional with less than 3K downloads but about $10K revenue and the top Grossing app was Yarn - Chat & Text Stories with its 180K downloads and estimated $700K in revenue.
Accordingly to the Business category apps, leaders stayed the same as in the previous period: in Paid the leader was HotSchedules with 30K downloads and about $100K revenue, in Free apps - Indeed Job Search with 900K downloads and in Grossing - Scanner App: PDF Document Scan with 700K downloads and impressive $2M in revenue.
The Education category got Toca Hair Salon 3 as the leader in Paid apps with about 20K downloads and $110K revenue, Photomath - in Free apps with its 2M downloads, and Duolingo - in Grossing apps with about 1M downloads and $3M accumulated worldwide.
Procreate Pocket stayed at the top of Paid apps in the Entertainment category with 35K downloads and about $300K revenue. Again TikTok - Make Your Day became the leader of the top Free apps with an impressive number of downloads worldwide - 9M, the title of the top Grossing Entertainment app went to Netflix with not less impressive 6M downloads and estimated $37M in revenue. The competition for Netflix is getting obviously tougher due to Disney+ launch.
The Finance category leaders remain the same as in the previous period: 10bii Financial Calculator with about 5K downloads and less than $6K in revenue among the top Paid apps, Cash App with about 1M downloads among the top Free apps, and in Grossing - QuickBooks Self-Employed and its 50K downloads and slightly more than $1M revenue which makes great ratio results.
In the Food & Drink category, the first place in Paid went to Forks Over Knives (Recipes) with less than 5K downloads and around $20K revenue, while the top Free app was DoorDash - Food Delivery (2M downloads) and the top Grossing app - NYT Cooking with 55K downloads and about $100K accumulated.
In the Health & Fitness, the top leaders were The Wonder Weeks in Paid apps with less than 20K downloads and about $100K revenue, and Calm app got to top Free and Grossing both with 1M downloads and about $3M earned worldwide.
Google Home was leading among the Free News apps with about 2M downloads - we can clearly see that new technologies are taking over. Tinder got to the first position in Grossing apps with quite big downloads and revenue numbers - 2M and $43M accordingly, and Shock My Friends: Tap Roulette was first in Paid apps with a bit more than 5K downloads and $20K revenue.
The Medical category is quite techie and stable - Hear My Baby Heartbeat App was the leader in Paid apps in November again with about 5K downloads and less than $20K revenue when GoodRx - Save On Prescriptions got again to the top Free apps with 420K downloads. Epocrates was top Grossing app with 20K downloads and more than $200K revenue.
Spotify Get music and podcasts became the leader of the Free Music category with 5M downloads, TonalEnergy Tuner & Metronome stayed on the top of Paid apps with 8K downloads and about $35K revenue and Pandora Music - on the top of Grossing apps with 900K downloads and about $13M earned.
In the Navigation category, the top leaders were MotionX GPS in Paid apps with less than 5K downloads and $7K revenue, Google Maps - Transit & Food in Free apps with 8M downloads and onX Hunt: #1 GPS Hunting Map in Grossing apps with about 210K downloads and almost $2M accumulated.
Twitter (4M downloads) was leading among the top Free News apps. 5-0 Radio Pro Police Scanner was on the first place among Paid apps with less than 5K downloads and $20K revenue, while The Wall Street Journal. was the best in Grossing apps with 55K downloads and $2M earned.
In the Photo & Video category, Facetune led again the top Paid apps with estimated 35K downloads and about $200K in revenue, no doubt that Instagram again was the leader among Free apps with 9M downloads and YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream was the top Grossing app and reached huge numbers in downloads and revenue - 11M and $40M accordingly.
The Productivity category had Forest - Stay focused as the Paid app leader with 40K downloads and about $100K revenue, Gmail - Email by Google as the Free app leader with 7M downloads and Dropbox as the top Grossing Productivity app with about 1M downloads and $7M accrued.
Amazon led the Free Shopping category in the US AppStore with 3M downloads worldwide, QSeer Coupon Reader was the top Paid app with less than 5K downloads and $5K earned, OfferUp - Buy. Sell. Simple. got to the top of Grossing apps with 550K downloads and about $1M revenue.
The Social Networking category had three leaders as well: Threema again in Paid with about 10K downloads and $70K revenue, Messenger among the top Free apps with 8M downloads and LinkedIn: Network & Job Finder among the top Grossing apps with impressive 1M downloads and about $12M in revenue.
J23 - Release Dates & Restocks was the best app in the Paid Sports category with less than 5K downloads and about $9K revenue, ESPN: Live Sports & Scores was the best in both Free and Grossing categories with 1M downloads and about $5M revenue.
LiveATC Air Radio got the first place in the Paid Travel category with less than 5K downloads but about $20K revenue. Uber stayed on the top of Free Travel apps with 3M downloads and My Disney Experience - on the top of Grossing Travel apps with 220K downloads and estimated $650K in revenue.
Utilities had Find My Headphones & Earbuds as the Paid apps leader again with less than 5K downloads and about $20K earned, Google Chrome as the Free apps leader with 5M downloads and RoboKiller: Block Spam Calls in Grossing apps with about 100K downloads and $1M in revenue - nobody wants to be disturbed via phone calls in 2019.
The Weather category got Dark Sky Weather as the leader among Paid apps with about 10K downloads and $60K revenue, Weather - The Weather Channel - among Free apps with 400K downloads and NOAA Weather Radar Live among Grossing ones with 200K downloads and $1M accrued.
Stay up to date about certain trends in app stores with free Top Charts Rankings Tool or track App Economy data with Downloads & Revenue Analytical Tool. Make yourself an App Store and Google Play leader with AppFollow!
Set up your own free AppFollow account to check the app trends by yourself!