Apple’s Top Mobile Apps of 2012

It’s that time again when the “best of” 2012 lists start rolling in. Apple has released its top iOS apps of 2012 in the App Store – a yearly feature displaying the top apps and games selected based on sales and downloads. Think you know what the top apps are? You may be surprised. Here’s a look:

The top overall is Bad Robot Interactive’s “Action Movie FX”. The app lets users add movie-worth action effects into video. While this may come as no surprise to some, Darrell Etherington of TechCrunch says this is an indication that Apple is interested in rewarding apps that foster creativity on iOS devices.

There is also a list of the top free downloaded apps and the top paid downloaded apps. Here’s the breakdown

Free Apps

  1. YouTube
  2. Instagram
  3. Draw Something
  4. Flashlight
  5. Facebook
  6. Pandora
  7. Temple Run
  8. Pinterest
  9. Twitter
  10. Skype

Paid Apps:

  1. Angry Birds Space
  2. WhatsApp
  3.  Draw Something
  4. Camera+
  5. Where’s My Water
  6. Angry Birds Star Wars
  7. Fruit Ninja
  8. Angry Birds
  9. Bejeweled
  10. Tetris

What’s your favorite iOS app of 2012? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section.

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