Apart from honouring the best apps and games on Apple devices, Apple’s global App Store editors name a Trend of the Year. The top trend of 2021 is “Connection.” This year’s trend winners brought people together in meaningful ways — while meeting social, personal, and professional needs for users around the world, said Apple in a statement.
The iPhone App of the year went to Toca Life World, which is all about the art of play and self-expression for kids.
The iPad App of the year isLumaFusion, a video editing app meant for professionals as well as amateurs.
Craft was the Mac App of the year. Craft is a tool for creating documents and notes and sharing your thoughts. Craft supports inline markdown, backlinks, code snippets, images, videos, attaching PDF files, and rich link previews.
DAZN won the App of the year for Apple TV and brings local sport culture into the global spotlight
Apple Watch App of the year was Carrot Weather which brings a fun and witty take on weather forecasts as well as being really informative.
The five games of the year include “League of Legends: Wild Rift,” “MARVEL Future Revolution,” “Myst,” “Space Marshals 3,” and Apple Arcade’s “Fantasian”.
“The developers who won App Store Awards in 2021 harnessed their own drive and vision to deliver the best apps and games of the year — sparking the creativity and passion of millions of users around the world,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “From self-taught indie coders to inspiring leaders building global businesses, these standout developers innovated with Apple technology, with many helping to foster the profound sense of togetherness we needed this year.”