The 25 Most Downloaded PAID Apple Apps

by Nate Wooley | May 7, 2013 9:34 am

app store 630 300x200 The 25 Most Downloaded PAID Apple Apps[1]The Angry Birds franchise is the most successful set of apps at Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL[2]) App Store.

The franchise has four of the top 25 spots on the list of most downloaded paid apps, The Wall Street Journal reports[3].

The majority of the apps on the list are games of one sort of another. Disney‘s (NYSE:DIS[4]) Where’s My Water and Zynga‘s (NASDAQ:ZNGA[5]) Words With Friends made the list, as did Popcap‘s popular Plants vs Zombies.

Apple released the list this week as part of the celebration surrounding the 50 billionth download from the App Store. In a release, Apple says it now has over 850,000 apps available and has paid its app developers more than $9 billion.

Here’s the top 25:

  1. Angry Birds
  2. Fruit Ninja
  3. Doodle Jump
  4. Cut the Rope
  5. Angry Birds Seasons
  6. What’s App?
  7. Camera+
  8. Words With Friends
  9. Tiny Wings
  10. Angry Birds Space
  11. Pocket God
  12. Plants vs Zombies
  13. The Game of Life
  14. The Omoron Test
  15. Where’s My Water?
  16. Draw Something (Premium)
  17. Monopoly
  18. Angry Birds Star Wars
  19. MotionX GPS Drive
  20. Skee-Ball
  21. Scrabble
  22. Uno
  23. Minecraft – Pocket Edition
  24. Color Splash
  25. The Sims 3

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Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/app-store-630.jpg
  2. AAPL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AAPL
  3. The Wall Street Journal reports: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/05/06/here-are-apples-top-25-most-downloaded-paid-apps/
  4. DIS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DIS
  5. ZNGA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ZNGA
  6. Amazon Launches Android App Store in China: http://investorplace.com/2013/05/amazon-launches-android-app-store-in-china/
  7. Who’s Really Winning the App Store Battle?: http://investorplace.com/2013/04/whos-really-winning-the-app-store-battle/
  8. New Electronic Arts App Has Nothing to Do With Gaming: http://investorplace.com/2013/04/new-electronics-arts-app-has-nothing-to-do-with-gaming/

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