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Top Grossing Photo & Video Apps Worldwide for Q2 2019

See the top grossing Photo & Video category apps worldwide for Q2 2019 according to Sensor Tower data.


The top grossing Photo & Video category app worldwide for Q2 2019 was YouTube with close to $138 million in user spending, which represented 2.2x growth from Q2 2018. Approximately 70 percent of YouTube’s revenue was from the United States, followed by 7 percent from Japan and 4 percent from Great Britain. The full ranking of the top grossing Photo & Video category apps for Q2 2019 is above. App revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

Kuaishou was the second highest earning Photo & Video category app worldwide for Q2 2019 with close to $78 million in gross revenue, which represented 57 percent year-over-year growth from Q2 2018. The majority of Kuaishou’s revenue was from China at 99 percent. The next top grossing app was TikTok, followed by 17 LiveAF and PicsArt.

Store Intelligence users can see app revenue and app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our revenue estimates are from the App Store and Google Play worldwide between April 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 and represent gross user spending.These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.

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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: August 2019