Apple has released its Best of 2017 lists, the highlighting the most popular games, books, TV shows, apps, iTunes Store and podcasts of the year. Each country has its own charts (except for the iBooks Store) and we are here focusing on the top apps list in India and the US.

Apple Best of 2017

In the US, the Application Store editors chose Calm as the best iPhone application of 2017 — a free care and meditation application that has a five-star rating with more than 55,000 audits in the App Store. Affinity picture was picked as the best iPad app, Aurora HDR 2018 is the best Mac app and ChefsFeed is the #1 Apple TV application.

Talking about the games, the best games of the year is ‘Splitter Critters’ took home the title on the iPhone however, the Witness came out on top on the iPad. Art of War and Old Man’s Journey: Red Tides all made the list as well.

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Moving on to the best apps list from its editors, iPhone also shared the charts of the most downloaded applications and content of the year 2017. YouTube, Messenger, and Instagram, Bitmoji, Snapchat were the best free apps, while Subway Surfers, Super Mario Run, Snake VS Block, Ballz, 8 Ball Pool this all are the most popular games.

The top movie of the year was Moana, Game of Thrones was the leading TV show, Drake’s More Life was the biggest album, Fresh Air was the most famous podcast and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was the number one book.

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Below are all the top application and sport picks from Apple in different sections:

  • Leading Blockbuster (India): Dear Zindagi
  • iPhone Application and Game of the Year (India): Enlight Videoleap and Splitter Critters
  • Best Album (India): Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
  • iPad Application and Game of the Year (US): Affinity Photo and The Witness
  • iPad App and Game of the Year (India): Affinity Photo and Old Man’s Journey
  • Best Song (US): Shape of You by Ed Sheeran
  • iPhone App and Game of the Yr (US): Calm and Splitter Critters
  • iPad App and Game of the Year (India): Affinity Photo and Old Man’s Journey
  • Most popular TV Show (US): Game of Thrones
  • One of the Best Song (India): The Humma Song by AR Rahman
  • Best Blockbuster (US): Moana
  • Best Podcast (US): Fresh Air
  • Top Book (US): The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Best Album (US): Drake