The Most Downloaded Apps of 2019, According to DesignRush

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Research shows that Americans check their mobile phone every 12 minutes.

In addition, about 90 percent of their time is devoted to mobile apps., a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies, researched the most downloaded mobile apps of quarter 1 (Q1) in 2019, ranging from January 2019 to March 2019.

The top 10 most downloaded mobile apps from around the world are:

1. WhatsApp
2. Facebook Messenger
3. TikTok
4. Facebook
5. Instagram
6. SHAREit
7. YouTube
8. LIKE Video
9. Netflix
10. Snapchat

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In addition, DesignRush determined the app design companies who can build successful apps for growing businesses.

The top app design agencies from around the world include:

1. Reinvently

Reinvently is a mobile strategy, design, and app development agency. Harnessing the power of their unique mobile product delivery methodology and expertise in user-focused design, machine learning and AI, they make mobile products stand out.

2. Clockwise Software

Clockwise Software is s web app development company based in one of the biggest Ukrainian IT hubs - Dnipro. For over 5 years, the company has delivered custom app development services to companies worldwide. Offering exclusively custom solutions, Clockwise Software team is able to solve even most complicated business challenges with smart digitalization. Such an approach enables to build solutions that exactly match the business needs and are ready for future scaling.

3. TekRevol LLC

Tekrevol offers web and app development services and enterprise solutions to startups and medium to large businesses to help create new opportunities. They have a team of some of the best minds in the industry who come up with creative and innovative ideas and transform them into remarkable business solutions through a unique approach towards web and application designing and development services, and enterprise solutions.


GBKSOFT makes clear and immediately recognizable designs that inspire trust and admiration for commercial brands by analyzing the industry and competitors. When making an app, they keep in mind the environment in which it will be used.

5. Grand Apps

Grand Apps is an award-winning mobile and web app development agency that serves clients around the world. Grand Apps has launched over 500 projects since it was founded in 2011. The company works with clients from small startup MVP projects to large corporate fortune 500 clients. Grand Apps has the experience and team that is needed for a mobile app development project.

6. AIST Global

AIST - Armenian Innovative Smart Team is a software agency based in Yerevan, Armenia. Since 2016, they have provided website and application development and design services worldwide. They use the latest technological innovations to deliver quality to customers. Their smart developers and creative designers do their best to guarantee customer satisfaction, taking into account their specific business needs and budget.

7. Andolasoft

Andolasoft is a dynamic web and mobile apps development company that creates web applications, mobile applications and deploys in clouds for start-ups and established businesses. They are supported by a solid team of 200+ experienced developers specialized in Ruby on Rails, PHP, CakePHP iPhone/iPad apps, Android apps, and Cloud Management services.

8. Attract Group

Attract Group is a reputable software development company that helps businesses grow and startups emerge faster with the help of cutting-edge development tools. They have been operating since 2011. Their team of Front End, Back End Developers along with Designers, Project Managers and Quality Assurance Engineers have successfully completed 100+ projects for customers.

9. BeCurious Studio

BeCurious studio believes what they create is more important than how they do it. Design and development are just a means of realizing a client's vision and passion. Success begins with listening, understanding and defining the why's? & the how's.

10. Cofa Media Inc

COFA Media creates experiences that are attractive, simple to use, and drive results for companies. They are not a typical web development agency. Sure, they are strong on branding and design, but they are also really focused on making things work for each audience and each business that they work with.


With more than 7 years of experience in mobile development, FOONKIE MONKEY found that it all starts with a good idea. A powerful one, looking for a change in the behavior of people through creativity, teamwork and perseverance, and developing innovative, beautiful, intuitive and brilliant products. To get there, they realized that every part of the team must be considered as a really important ingredient to accomplish a product that reflects enthusiasm, compromise, heart, creativity and enjoyment.

12. Groove Jones

Groove Jones is a creative technology company that provides software solutions to advertising, entertainment, marketing, health, and training companies to engage with their audiences. It has a client list of numerous Fortune 500 companies like Amazon, AT&T, Comcast, HP, IBM, Intel, Mastercard, McDonald's, Nestle, Samsung, and Under Armour.

13. IIH Global

IIH Global is a top leading UK-based software development company for developing software, websites, CRM, CMS, plugin and online services of different kinds. For CRMs, the developers first understand the requirements of the business before working on the software to maintain the database and other parameters. This helps to streamline the functioning of an industry through the usage of CRM application.

14. Live Animations

What makes Live Animations different from the rest is that they are able to create mind-blowing marketing ideas that deliver the result using AR/MX technologies. Whether a client's goal is to boost sales, improve customer engagement or stand out among the competition, businesses can rely on Live Animations' expertise and quality of work.

15. Mindinventory

Mindinventory has a team of experienced and tech-savvy 130+ professionals that believes in building apps and software that stand apart from the crowd. They have completed more than 1000+ prodigious projects. They offer modern mobile and web app development services to business enterprises with the right tactical approach to reach targeted audiences.

16. Qubstudio

Qubstudio is a Digital Design Studio, providing a wide range of digital services from research and product strategy, through UX/UI design to implementation, to clients worldwide. Their company tagline is "Design that works", which the agency keeps in mind while working on each project. Their biggest asset is their team of highly-qualified creative professionals, working on a wide range of design and development.

17. Software Brothers

Software Brothers is a development agency specializing in building web and mobile solutions for all platforms. Their main technology is JavaScript, but they also have tremendous expertise in UX/UI. With more than 10 years of experience, they managed to work with more than 100 international clients from 5 continents (USA, UK, Australia, Indonesia, Norway and more).

18. UX studio

UX Studio is a 30-person team of experts in UX/UI design, research, and business strategy, located in the heart of Europe, working with brands all over the world. Their team strives to build digital products that people love. UX Studios key clients include HBO, T-Mobile, KBC, BOSCH, Wizz Air, LogMeIn, Liligo, TRIGO Group, and more.

19. WaveAccess

WaveAccess is a results-driven company that provides high-quality custom software development services to hundreds of emerging and established companies globally. The company is honored to have received numerous awards from reputable organizations, including the Academy of Motion Pictures with a Sci-Tech Awards, along with 2017 Microsoft Partner Awards in Business Analytics, 2018 Microsoft Partner Awards in Artificial Intelligence, and 2019 Microsoft Partner Awards in Media & Communications.

Brands can view the best app design firms from around the world by price, portfolios, reviews, leadership, expertise, rankings and more on DesignRush.

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