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New App Report May 10, 2016

New App Report May 10, 2016

There were 13,737 new iOS apps released the week of 4/29–5/5.


One of the most popular SDKs among new apps was Alamofire, an HTTP networking library for Swift. This is a sign of Swift’s popularity overtaking Objective-C’s. AFNetworking, the HTTP networking library for Objective-C, is the 10th most popular SDK.

Also notable here is the #1 and two spots being monetization SDKs: Admob and Chartboost. This is indicative of Games being by far the most popular category, with 4,237 new apps being Games. The second most popular category is Lifestyle, with 1,152 new apps.

Here were the top 10 most popular SDKs and the # of apps they were found in:

top 10 most popular SDKs

*This data is based on scanning the new apps with at least one rating (557 apps).

For data on the most popular SDKs overall or within specific categories, reach out to us at mightysignal.com.


Alibaba released iTao, an app to connect with other online shoppers around the world.
SDKs include Appsflyer, Google Maps, Taobao
iTunes, MightySignal

Giphy released its first app: GIPHY KEYS. The Gif Keyboard.
SDKs include Appsflyer, Fabric, FLAnimatedImage, Flurry, Facebook Pop, Bolts
iTunes, MightySignal

Mimeo released its first app, Mimeo Digital, for viewing and interacting with your company’s documents.
SDKs include Cordova, Ionic, Phonegap

Conde Naste released The Scene — Videos worth talking about
iTunes, MightySignal

Ubisoft, the maker’s of Assassin’s Creed, released Hungry Shark World.
SDKs include AdColony, Applovin, Flurry, Facebook, Mopub, Playhaven, Pushwoosh, Prime31, Tune, Unity, Vungle
iTunes, MightySignal

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development released Healthy Home Basics.
iTunes, MightySignal

Gray Television Group released KTUU News.
SDKs include Akamai, Admob, Google Analytics, Parse, Quantcast, Yieldmo, Adobe
iTunes, MightySignal

Flaregames released Olympus Rising.
SDKs include AdColony, Appboy, Appsflyer, Chartboost, Fyber, Supersonic, Tune, UnityAds
iTunes, MightySignal

7 Bucks Entertainment released its first app, The Rock Clock, an alarm clock that wakes you up with the voice of The Rock. This is part of Project Rock, a self-improvement project by The Rock.
SDKs include Bugsnag, Google Analytics, Rongcloud
iTunes, MightySignal

Scotch & Soda released its first app, Scotch & Soda — Amsterdam Couture. Scotch & Soda is an Amsterdam-based fashion brand.
SDKs include Fabric, Google Analytics, Parse
iTunes, MightySignal


App Smart GmbH: 51
Sharefaith: 41
Magzter Inc.: 37
CrowdCompass: 26
CityInformation BV: 25
DoubleDutch: 20
Healcode LLC: 19
Ember Studios: 18
iWaiterapp: 18


Cisco Systems, Inc. released Cisco Connect Riyadh 2016.
SDKs include
iTunes, MightySignal

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