Top-Rated Apps of 2019


Luka Alves, Journalist

As 2019 draws to a close, let’s take a look at the most popular apps of the year, according to statistics from the Google Play app store.

Disney Plus

Released in November, Disney Plus is a streaming service featuring most films and television series created or owned by Disney. It has been very successful, garnering over 24 million subscribers over the first month of its existence.



The app Tik-Tok was one of the most popular apps of 2019. The app allows you to record short videos and share them. It surpassed 1.5 billion downloads in the past year. However, the app is under investigation by the government for possible security risks.

Google Stadia

Another very popular app of the past year, Stadia is a platform on which video games can be played. The app has received very mixed reviews, but it has been highly rated nonetheless

Google Maps


Although this app has existed for many years, it has recently added several new features which have earned it a resurgence in popularity in 2019.


Calm is a free relaxation app which was released earlier this year. It has quickly become very popular, and was rated highly by several critics