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We are proud to announce the winners of the 6th Annual Best App Ever Awards!

With millions of votes cast for their favorite apps and games, visitors to the 6th Annual Best App Ever Awards made this an amazing year. Without further ado, here are the winners:


Best App Ever Category

iOS Division

Winner: DEVICE 6 by Simogo

Second Place: Fantastical 2 for iPhone – Calendar and Reminders by Flexibits Inc.
Third Place: Minecraft – Pocket Edition by Mojang

 


Most Innovative App Category

iOS Division

Winner: IFTTT by IFTTT

Second Place: Mailbox by Orchestra, Inc.
Third Place: DEVICE 6 by Simogo

 


Best Visual Design Category

iOS Division

Winner: Paper by FiftyThree by FiftyThree, Inc.

Second Place: Procreate – Sketch, paint, create. by Savage Interactive Pty Ltd
Third Place: Infinity Blade III by Chair Entertainment Group, LLC

 

Hit the jump for the full list of winners in all categories of the 6th Annual Best App Ever Awards!



Best Location-Based App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic by Waze Inc.

Second Place: Traveler’s Quest by Kitty Code
Third Place: Localscope – Find places and people around you by Cynapse

 


Most Useful App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Dropbox by Dropbox

Second Place: Fantastical 2 for iPhone – Calendar and Reminders by Flexibits Inc.
Third Place: 1Password – Password Manager and Secure Wallet by AgileBits Inc.

 


Best Time Killer Category

iOS Division

Winner: QuizUp by Plain Vanilla Corp

Second Place: Star Wars: Tiny Death Star by LucasArts
Third Place: DEAD TRIGGER 2 by MADFINGER Games, a.s.

 


Best Doing Good App Category

iOS Division

Winner: WWF Together by World Wildlife Fund

Second Place: Kickstarter for iPhone by Kickstarter, Inc.
Third Place: GasBuddy – Find Cheap Gas Prices by GasBuddy Organization Inc

 


Best Social Networking App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Tweetbot 3 for Twitter (iPhone & iPod touch) by Tapbots

Second Place: WhatsApp Messenger by WhatsApp Inc.
Third Place: Twitter by Twitter, Inc.

 


Best Messaging/Sharing App Category

iOS Division

Winner: WhatsApp Messenger by WhatsApp Inc.

Second Place: Evomail+ is a modern gesture-based mobile email app by Evomail, Inc.
Third Place: Facebook Messenger by Facebook, Inc.

 


Best News App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Feedly Reader by DevHD

Second Place: Circa News by Circa 1605, Inc.
Third Place: Interesting for iPhone by Mike Rundle

 


Best Magazine & Newspaper App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine by Flipboard Inc.

Second Place: Appy Geek – tech news by Mobiles Republic
Third Place: Zinio – 5,000+ Digital Magazines by Zinio LLC

 


Best Navigation App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Google Maps by Google, Inc.

Second Place: Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic by Waze Inc.
Third Place: Speed Tracker. GPS Speedometer, HUD and Trip Computer by AppAnnex, LLC

 


Best Travel App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Where To? – Discover your next destination using GPS by FutureTap GmbH

Second Place: Packing Pro by Quinn Genzel
Third Place: City Guides by National Geographic by National Geographic Society

 


Best Transportation App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Transit App by Samuel Vermette

Second Place: Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic by Waze Inc.
Third Place: HopStop Transit Directions for iPhone by HopStop.com, Inc.

 


Best App for Locals Category

iOS Division

Winner: Yelp by Yelp

Second Place: Foursquare by Foursquare Labs, Inc.
Third Place: Streets – The Street View App by FutureTap GmbH

 


Best Productivity App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Tempo Smart Calendar – Free Business Calendar App for iPhone by Tempo AI

Second Place: Evernote by Evernote
Third Place: Phlo – Quick search browser by Cynapse

 


Best Task Management App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Gneo by Keane and Able Limited

Second Place: Todo – To-Do & Task List by Appigo
Third Place: Clear+ Tasks & To-Do List by Realmac Software

 


Best Calendar App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Fantastical 2 for iPhone – Calendar and Reminders by Flexibits Inc.

Second Place: Tempo Smart Calendar – Free Business Calendar App for iPhone by Tempo AI
Third Place: Extreme Agenda – Calendar, Contacts, & Reminders by Birdsoft LLC

 


Best Business App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Evernote by Evernote

Second Place: Project Planning Pro – Project, Task & Resource Management by i2e Consulting LLC
Third Place: Risk Register+ – Project Risk Management by i2e Consulting LLC

 


Best Writing App Category

iOS Division

Winner: iA Writer by Information Architects Inc.

Second Place: Pages by Apple
Third Place: Evernote by Evernote

 


Best Music Enjoyment App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Spotify Music by Spotify Ltd.

Second Place: Groove – Music Player & Smart Playlists by Zikera
Third Place: Pandora Radio by Pandora Media, Inc.

 


Best Video Watching App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Netflix by Netflix, Inc.

Second Place: YouTube by Google, Inc.
Third Place: Hulu Plus by Hulu, LLC

 


Best Weather App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Perfect Weather – NOAA Radar and 7 Day Forecast by Contrast

Second Place: Weather Live Reloaded by Apalon Apps
Third Place: WeatherBug – Weather Forecasts & Alerts by Earth Networks, Inc.

 


Best Shopping App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Amazon App by AMZN Mobile LLC

Second Place: Phlo – Quick search browser by Cynapse
Third Place: Poshmark: Buy & Sell Fashion by Poshmark, Inc.

 


Best Financial App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Google Wallet by Google, Inc.

Second Place: BUDGT by S. Flückiger
Third Place: Dollarbird – Personal Finance with a Calendar by Halcyon MD SRL

 


Best Cooking App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Recipe Manager with Serving Sizer for iPad – your recipes, organized by Creative Algorithms

Second Place: Yummly Recipes & Grocery Shopping List by Yummly
Third Place: Evernote Food by Evernote

 


Best E-Reader App Category

iOS Division

Winner: PDF Expert 5 – Fill forms, annotate PDFs, sign documents by Readdle

Second Place: PDF Reader Premium – Annotate, Scan, Fill Forms and Take Notes by Kdan Mobile Software LTD
Third Place: Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks by AMZN Mobile LLC

 


Best Comic App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Marvel Unlimited by Marvel Entertainment

Second Place: Comics by comiXology
Third Place: The Guardian of Imagination HD by Play Creatividad

 


Best Coffee Table Book App Category

iOS Division

Winner: National Parks by National Geographic by National Geographic Society

Second Place: NHM Alive by Colossus Productions
Third Place: The Guardian of Imagination HD by Play Creatividad

 


Best Reference App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day by Fifth Star Labs LLC

Second Place: Wikipanion Plus by Robert Chin
Third Place: Phlo – Quick search browser by Cynapse

 


Best Sports App Category

iOS Division

Winner: MLB.com At Bat by MLB.com

Second Place: Livescore Football Tennis Basketball – SportyTrader by SportyTrader
Third Place: Live Football by SportyTrader

 


Best Health App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Zombies, Run! by Six to Start

Second Place: Smart Alarm Clock: sleep cycles & night sounds recording by Plus Sports
Third Place: SnoreLab by Reviva Softworks Ltd

 


Best Fitness App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Zombies, Run! by Six to Start

Second Place: Yoga Studio by Modern Lotus
Third Place: All-in Fitness: 1200 Exercises, Workouts, Calorie Counter, BMI calculator by Sport.com by Plus Sports

 


Best Wallpaper App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Wallpapers – Forgotten Colours by Play Creatividad

Second Place: Pimp Your Screen – Custom Themes and Wallpapers for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad by Apalon Apps
Third Place: iOrnament: draw creative geometry art by science-to-touch

 


Best Ringtone App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Ringtonium Pro – a remarkable ringtone maker with free music library inside. Cut and edit unlimited ringtones, create unique tones and alerts! by Bamboo Group

Second Place: Ringtone DJ Pro for iOS7 by AppAnnex, LLC
Third Place: Ringtones Uncensored Pro ringtone & text tone creator for Talking Caller ID by No Tie, LLC

 


Best Music Creation App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Figure by Propellerhead Software AB

Second Place: Audiobus by Audiobus Pty Ltd
Third Place: MidiBridge by Audeonic Apps

 


Best Music Teaching App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Magic Piano by Smule by Smule

Second Place: Piano Mania by JoyTunes by JoyTunes
Third Place: Jazzy World Tour – Musical Journey for Kids by The Melody Book

 


Best Photo App Category

iOS Division

Winner: ProCamera 7 by Cocologics

Second Place: Instagram by Instagram, Inc.
Third Place: iPhoto by Apple

 


Best Video App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Spark Camera by IDEO

Second Place: FiLMiC Pro by Cinegenix, LLC
Third Place: Horizon – Horizontal videos by Evil Window Dog

 


Best Photo Sharing App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Instagram by Instagram, Inc.

Second Place: Oggl — Discover, create, and collect beautiful photos by Hipstamatic, LLC
Third Place: KeWe by Tourean

 


Best Video Sharing App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Vine by Vine Labs, Inc.

Second Place: Instagram by Instagram, Inc.
Third Place: YouTube Capture by Google, Inc.

 


Best Artistic App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Procreate – Sketch, paint, create. by Savage Interactive Pty Ltd

Second Place: Paper by FiftyThree by FiftyThree, Inc.
Third Place: Paper Spiral – Sketch and Go by Kdan Mobile Software LTD

 


Best Infant App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Fiete by Wolfgang Schmitz

Second Place: The Wonder Weeks by Domus Technica
Third Place: Toy Repair Workshop by Sebastian Bachorzewski

 


Best Young Kids App Category

iOS Division

Winner: The Guardian of Imagination HD by Play Creatividad

Second Place: Nott won’t sleep by Developlay
Third Place: Puppet Workshop – Creativity App for Kids by Sebastian Bachorzewski

 


Best Elementary Student App Category

iOS Division

Winner: This is my body – Anatomy for kids by urbn; pockets

Second Place: Place Value Chart by Ulrich Kortenkamp
Third Place: Splash Math – Grades 1 to 5 App | Free fun learning games for kids to practice 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade elementary worksheets. by StudyPad, Inc.

 


Best Middle School Student App Category

iOS Division

Winner: DragonBox Algebra 12+ by WeWantToKnow AS

Second Place: Animation Desk for Kids by Kdan Mobile Software LTD
Third Place: Duolingo – Learn Languages for Free by Duolingo

 


Best High School Student App Category

iOS Division

Winner: STUDYBLUE by StudyBlue, Inc.

Second Place: Study Habits – Helping Students in High School & College Organize, Schedule, Learn & Succeed! by Reginald Laigo
Third Place: iStudiez Pro by iStudiez Team

 


Best College Student App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Tydlig – Calculator Reimagined by Andreas Karlsson

Second Place: iStudiez Pro by iStudiez Team
Third Place: Study Habits – Helping Students in High School & College Organize, Schedule, Learn & Succeed! by Reginald Laigo

 


Best Adult Education App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Duolingo – Learn Languages for Free by Duolingo

Second Place: Einstein Brain Trainer HD by BBG Entertainment GmbH
Third Place: Practice English Grammar by Cleverlize GmbH

 


Best Storybook App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Reading Rainbow: Read Along Children’s Books, Kids Videos & Educational Games by Reading Rainbow

Second Place: Free Children’s Books: FarFaria by Intuary
Third Place: SWKidsReader by SEYMOUR SCIENCE LLC

 


Best Educational Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: SimpleRockets by Jundroo, LLC

Second Place: Einstein Brain Trainer HD by BBG Entertainment GmbH
Third Place: Koala Band – Play with your friends, learn about music, get free songs, a guitar, piano, and drum! by Pluto Games, Inc.

 


Best Family Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Ticket to Ride by Days Of Wonder, Inc.

Second Place: Rayman Jungle Run by Ubisoft
Third Place: Where’s My Mickey? by Disney

 


Best Teacher App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Teacher’s Pet – Classroom Display Resources (HD) by Teacher’s Pet

Second Place: iPoe – The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection by Play Creatividad
Third Place: Kindergarten Playground 3 – A Read and Write ABC Edition Learning App for Kids by Jan Essig

 


Best Parenting App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Chore Pad HD by Nannek

Second Place: The Wonder Weeks by Domus Technica
Third Place: iRewardChart: Parents Reward Tracker Behavior Chore chart by Gotclues, Inc

 


Best Kid Distraction App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Clumsy Ninja by NaturalMotion

Second Place: Minecraft – Pocket Edition by Mojang
Third Place: Despicable Me: Minion Rush by Gameloft

 


Best Special Needs App Category

iOS Division

Winner: Phrase Me Lite by CreateGravity

Second Place: See.Touch.Learn. by Brain Parade
Third Place: SpeechBox for Speech Therapy (Apraxia, Autism, Down’s Syndrome) – iPad Edition by The Jonah Bonah Learning Company

 


Most Innovative Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: DEVICE 6 by Simogo

Second Place: Voro – 100% unique and addictive by Abstratum
Third Place: Clumsy Ninja by NaturalMotion

 


Best Action Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: DEAD TRIGGER 2 by MADFINGER Games, a.s.

Second Place: Deus Ex: The Fall by SQUARE ENIX INC
Third Place: Terraria by 505 Games (US), Inc.

 


Best Adventure Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: The Room Two by Fireproof Games

Second Place: continue?9876543210 by starvingeyes
Third Place: Minecraft – Pocket Edition by Mojang

 


Best Arcade Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Super Hexagon by Terry Cavanagh

Second Place: Mikey Hooks by BeaverTap Games, LLC
Third Place: DEAD TRIGGER 2 by MADFINGER Games, a.s.

 


Best Board Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Pandemic: The Board Game by F2Z Digital Media Inc.

Second Place: D&D Lords of Waterdeep by Playdek, Inc.
Third Place: Ticket to Ride by Days Of Wonder, Inc.

 


Best Card Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Fairway Solitaire HD by Big Fish by Big Fish Games, Inc

Second Place: Dead Man’s Draw by Stardock
Third Place: UNO & Friends – The Classic Card Game Goes Social! by Gameloft

 


Best Casino Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Big Fish Casino by Big Fish Games, Inc

Second Place: Buster Blackjack – Perfect Pairs by SNG ICT
Third Place: Coin Dozer by Game Circus LLC

 


Best Dice Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Chainsaw Warrior by GameTheNews.net

Second Place: Snakes and Ladders – Classic Board Game by Saumya Singh
Third Place: Gamebook Adventures: Infinite Universe by Tin Man Games

 


Best MMO Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Heroes of Order & Chaos – Multiplayer Online Game by Gameloft

Second Place: Vendetta Online by Guild Software, Inc.
Third Place: Warspear Online by AIGRIND, LLC

 


Best Music Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Beat Hazard Ultra by Cold Beam Games Ltd

Second Place: ReRave by Step Evolution
Third Place: SongPop by FreshPlanet Inc.

 


Best Puzzle Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: The Room Two by Fireproof Games

Second Place: Scurvy Scallywags by Beep Games, Inc.
Third Place: Doctor Who: Legacy by Tiny Rebel Games LLC

 


Best Racing Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Asphalt 8: Airborne by Gameloft

Second Place: Joe Danger Infinity by Hello Games
Third Place: Riptide GP2 by Vector Unit

 


Best Retro Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Aliens versus Humans by Leisurerules Inc.

Second Place: Space Invaders Infinity Gene by TAITO Corporation
Third Place: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 by SEGA

 


Best Role Playing Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic by Aspyr Media, Inc.

Second Place: Bastion by Warner Bros.
Third Place: Oceanhorn by FDG Entertainment

 


Best Simulation Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Space Agency by Nooleus

Second Place: Hipster CEO by Getchoo Creations
Third Place: Terraria by 505 Games (US), Inc.

 


Best Sports Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Super Stickman Golf 2 by Noodlecake Studios Inc

Second Place: New Star Soccer by New Star Games
Third Place: Backflip Madness by Gamesoul Studio

 


Best Strategy Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: XCOM: Enemy Unknown by 2K Games

Second Place: Clash of Clans by Supercell
Third Place: Plague Inc. by Ndemic Creations

 


Best Trivia Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: QuizUp by Plain Vanilla Corp

Second Place: MovieCat 2 – The Movie Trivia Game Sequel! by OtherWise Games
Third Place: YOU DON’T KNOW JACK by Jackbox Games, Inc.

 


Best Word Game Category

iOS Division

Winner: Letterpress – Word Game by atebits

Second Place: SpellTower by Zach Gage
Third Place: 7 Little Words by Blue Ox Technologies Ltd.

 

via: Best App Ever Awards