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The 10 most downloaded applications in the world in 2020

The 10 most downloaded applications in the world in 2020

Find the world ranking of the most downloaded applications in 2020, worldwide and by category.

TikTok was downloaded over 850 million times in 2020 © Apptopia

Apptopia, the American company specializing in data for mobile application developers, presents the world ranking of the most downloaded applications. The hierarchy is based on a combination of figures from iOS and Google Play, and offers classifications by categories: games, social networks, entertainment, shopping, video on demand, communication, education …

TikTok tops the world’s most downloaded apps

With 850 million downloads in 2020, TikTok leads the ranking of the most downloaded applications and thus surpasses the applications owned by Mark Zuckerberg. We respectively find WhatsApp in second position (600 million downloads), then Facebook in third place (540 million downloads) and finally Instagram (503 million downloads) following the ranking.

With the increase in telecommuting, naturally Zoom is entering the ranking and is in the fifth position with 477 million downloads by 2020. Messenger is in sixth place with 404 million downloads, then we find Snapchat (281 downloads) and Telegram (256 million downloads in 2020). Finally, Google Meet occupies the ninth place with 254 million downloads and Netflix closes the ranking with 223 million downloads.

The 10 most downloaded apps in the world in 2020

  1. Tik Tok
  2. WhatsApp
  3. Facebook
  4. Instagram
  5. Focus
  6. Delivery courier
  7. Snapchat
  8. Telegram
  9. Google Meet
  10. Netflix

The 10 most profitable apps in the world in 2020

Regarding the most profitable applications in 2020 in the world, we can note that entertainment applications are particularly popular. TikTok once again tops this ranking, with total revenue estimated at $ 540 million. We also find video-on-demand platforms such as Disney + ($ 314 million), Tencent Video ($ 300 million) and Netflix ($ 209 million).

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  1. Tik Tok
  2. Tinder
  3. Youtube
  4. Disney +
  5. Tencent Video
  6. Piccoma
  7. LINE Manga
  8. LINE
  9. iQIYI
  10. Netflix

Among Us !, the world’s most downloaded game in 2020

Without much surprise, the worldwide success of Among Us! allows the game to occupy the first place in the ranking of the most downloaded games with 264 million downloads.

The 10 most downloaded games in the world in 2020:

  1. Among us!
  2. Subway surfers
  3. Garena Free Fire
  4. PUBG
  5. Garden landscapes
  6. Roblox
  7. Hunter assassin
  8. Gop tiles
  9. Join Clash
  10. Brain test

Netflix continues to lead in video-on-demand app downloads

With a total of 220 million downloads, Netflix ranks first in the ranking of the world’s most downloaded VOD applications in 2020. YouTube ranks second with 170 million downloads. On the last step of the podium, we find Amazon Prime Video with a total of 130 million downloads.

Top 10 Most Downloaded Video On Demand Apps Worldwide in 2020

  1. Netflix
  2. Youtube
  3. Amazon Prime Video
  4. Disney +
  5. MX player
  6. Hotstar
  7. iQIYI
  8. Pipeline
  9. Tencent Video
  10. Pluto TV

WhatsApp dominates the ranking of the most downloaded communication applications

With 600 million downloads in 2020, WhatsApp ranks first, followed by Zoom, with 477 million downloads, and Messenger with 403 million downloads. Telegram, currently in fourth position, is expected to see a change in its ranking in 2021, as it has just reached 500 million downloads following the change in WhatsApp’s privacy policy. WhatsApp Business, the application designed for businesses and launched in 2018, ranks eighth with 113 million downloads.

Top 10 Most Downloaded Communication Services Apps Worldwide in 2020

  1. WhatsApp
  2. Focus
  3. Delivery courier
  4. Telegram
  5. Google Meet
  6. Microsoft Teams
  7. Discord
  8. WhatsApp Business
  9. WeChat
  10. imo
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TikTok, Facebook and Instagram rule social media rankings

At the head of the world ranking of the most downloaded applications in 2020, TikTok also occupies the first place of the podium of the most downloaded social media applications. We find Facebook (540 million downloads) and Instagram (503 million downloads) on the other steps of the podium. With 281 million downloads, Snapchat is in fourth position, far behind.

Top 10 Most Downloaded Social Media Apps Worldwide in 2020

  1. Tik Tok
  2. Facebook
  3. Instagram
  4. Snapchat
  5. Pinterest
  6. Twitter
  7. BIGO live
  8. MX TakaTak
  9. Josh Videos
  10. Mine

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