The Top 10 Most Downloaded Apps of 2021

The Top 10 Most Downloaded Apps of 2021
December 29, 2021

Technology is growing and accelerating at a much quicker pace than it has ever been, making it difficult to keep up with all the new gadgets, apps, and technologies that are being released each day. In this blog article, we're going to talk about the 10 most downloaded apps of 2021.

TikTok, four apps from Facebook (now Meta - Facebook, Whatsapp, Messenger, and Instagram), and about four social apps are once again number-one apps for the entire year of 2021, according to app statistics compiled by Apptopia.

Here is the list of the top most downloaded apps in 2021.

1.TikTok - 665 Million

TikTok is an app that provides users with a variety of short-form videos including challenges, challenges, and reactions. Due to its increasing popularity, TikTok was downloaded over 665 million times in 2021.

2.Instagram - 545 Million

Instagram is a hugely popular social app that allows users to take pictures and share them with friends on a variety of different platforms.

Instagram's main function is its ability to let the users post their photos including text to share with their friends. Additionally, it has intuitive photo editing features including filters, stickers, and other ways to style your photos. Instagram was downloaded over 545 million times in 2021.

3. Facebook - 416 Million

Facebook is a social networking platform, created in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, who was 19 years old. Within four years after its launch Facebook became popular and by 2011 it surpassed MySpace in terms of the number of active users. Facebook was downloaded over 416 million times in 2021.

4.WhatsApp - 395 Million

Whatsapps widespread use and rapid growth are incredible to see with over 1.2 billion users before the year 2021. Its advantages include chatting with friends and family who have different phone brands.

Whatsapp has partnered up with several famous companies including Facebook, Sprint, YouTube, Airbnb, and Uber. Whatsapp boasts high user satisfaction scores that reveal its usefulness in communicating with friends. WhatsApp was downloaded over 395 million times in 2021.

5.Telegram - 329 Million

Telegram is an app that is well known for its encrypted messaging service and self-destructing messages. It provides different services like running bots to automate your day-to-day tasks, sending unlimited messages while they are free, and responding to any photo with emojis. Telegram was downloaded over 329 million times in 2021.

6. Snapchat - 327 Million

Snapchat is an application that was released in 2011 and consists of pictures, videos, and other types of media. The most popular feature is the disappearing messages feature because they are designed to only be seen for 1-30 seconds before they disappear forever.

Despite featuring a variety of other features, Snapchat has also made it possible for people to send snaps to one another as well as have them deleted within the time limit. Snapchat was downloaded over 327 million times in 2021.

7. Zoom - 300 Million

The Zoom creative video conferencing app is the best video conferencing app available on the market today. This popular tool allows businesses, educators, and individuals to get in direct contact with anyone, anywhere around the world.

Zoom is free(For personal work), secure, and available on any device. Using this tool it's easy to connect and collaborate with your tribe, coworkers, or friends. Zoom was downloaded over 300 million times in 2021.

8. Messenger - 268 Million

Messenger is a cross-platform application that empowers you to keep in touch with your friends and contacts, no matter what device they're on. Messenger primarily enables parties to communicate with each other, but also allows for playing games, shopping online, checking social media feeds and news headlines(With Facebook). Messenger was downloaded over 268 million times in 2021.

9.CapCut - 255 Million

CapCut's main goal is to transform your smartphone into a professional video editor. It offers many powerful editing tools and tutorials that do not require a lot of effort, so you can get quality results with only basic knowledge. CapCut was downloaded over 255 million times in 2021.

10. Spotify - 203 Million

Spotify is a music and podcast streaming service, allowing users to create, upload, and share their own playlists on the platform. With more than one billion users worldwide, Spotify provides access to an expansive catalog of over 20 million songs and 180,000 podcasts. Spotify was downloaded over 203 million times in 2021.

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