In addition to naming its editorial picks for the best apps and games of 2021, Apple today shared charts of the most downloaded free and paid apps and games in the United States during 2021.

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The number one most downloaded free iPhone app was Tik Tok, followed by Youtube, Instagram, Snapchat, Y Facebook. Best paid iPhone apps included Procreate pocket, HotSchedules, The wonderful weeks, Y TouchRetouch.

Free popular iPad apps included Netflix, Disney +, Y Zoom, While Good grades 5, Notability, Duo display, Y Procreate they were popular paid iPad apps.

The best games on iPhone and iPad included Among us!, Roblox, Project makeover, Minecraft, Y Warning. Apple this year also highlighted the best Apple Arcade games, which included The Oregon Trail, NBA 2K21, Y Sneaky sasquatch. Apple’s top 10 lists for each category are listed below.

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Top charts can also be viewed in the Today section of the App Store on iPhone and iPad.

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