December 29, 2017
Image altering apps were the most popular apps this year, taking first place on the most downloaded lists from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store.
The most popular new apps of 2017, according to Google Play Store downloads, are:
Google’s best app honors, however, went to Socratic – Math Answers & Homework Help. The free app allows users to take a picture of their homework question and receive step-by-step help.
Google described it as “cleverly conceived, beautifully designed, and wonderfully useful.”
Throughout the year, the old standbys continue to be downloaded with great frequency as well. Facebook, Netflix, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, Google Home, Amazon Alexa , Spotify and Pandora were all popular.
The most downloaded apps from the Apple App Store in 2017 were: