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Apple reveals the most popular apps, movies and music of 2017

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As in previous years, the company's App Store editors have selected the best apps and games of the year for every software platform - iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

Cupertino on Thursday unveiled the most popular apps, music, movies, TV Shows, books, and podcasts of 2017 across the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, iBooks, and Apple Podcasts.

Apple highlights hat 2017 has been a "big year" for apps, games, and trends in app culture.

Moving on to the best games of the year, Splitter Critters took home the title on the iPhone, while The Witness came out on top on the iPad.

Snapchat's 2016 crown was snatched from them, but only just, by the popular Bitmooji app, which is owned by Snap.

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Apple has also released the usual top charts listings for free and paid apps and games. Video unsurprisingly dominated the iPad's Top Free charts with YouTube and Netflix in the two leading spots; on iPhone, Bitmoji and Snapchat were the most downloaded free apps of the year. The most popular AR apps downloaded on the App Store include Zombie Gunship Revenant AR, Arise, Filmr, Follow Me Dragon, Magicplan, My Very Hungry Caterpillar AR and Thomas & Friends Minis. This includes different categories such as casual games, general apps, augmented reality and more.

For Apple Music, the most popular album was Drake's More Life and Ed Sheeran snagged the most popular song with Shape of You. Taylor Swift's latest album, Reputation, has already reached the third spot on the 2017 U.S. top album charts despite having just launched on November 10.

For movies, the top film was Moana followed by the Stars Was instalment Rogue One.

You can check out the full list of Apple's top apps and more over at iTunes.



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