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STORE INTELLIGENCE · JULIA CHAN · SEPTEMBER 2019

Top Apps Worldwide for August 2019 by Downloads

See the top apps worldwide for August 2019 by downloads (non-game), according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Apps Worldwide for August 2019 by Downloads

TikTok was the most downloaded non-game app worldwide for August 2019 with close to 63 million installs, which represented a 6 percent increase from August 2018. The countries with the most installs of the app during this period were India at 44 percent of its total downloads and China at 8 percent. The full top 10 ranking of non-game apps worldwide by downloads for August 2019 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

WhatsApp was the second most installed non-game app worldwide last month with more than 57.6 million installs. The countries with the largest number of WhatsApp installs were India at 27 percent, followed by Indonesia at 9 percent. Messenger, Facebook, and Instagram rounded out the top five most installed non-game apps worldwide for the month.

Store Intelligence users can see app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our estimates include downloads for the App Store and Google Play worldwide between August 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019. Apple apps and Google pre-installed apps are excluded. We report unique installs only. Android estimates do not include third-party stores. Figures represent aggregate installs of all app versions, ex: Facebook and Facebook Lite.


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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: September 2019

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