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STORE INTELLIGENCE · JULIA CHAN · JUNE 2020

Top Streaming Apps Worldwide for May 2020 by Downloads

See the top streaming apps worldwide for May 2020 by downloads, according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Streaming Apps Worldwide for May 2020 by Downloads

YouTube was the most downloaded streaming app worldwide for May 2020 with more than 29.3 million installs, which represented a 28.3 percent increase from May 2019. The countries with the most installs of the app during this period were the United States at about 16 percent of its total downloads and India at 11.2 percent. The full top 10 ranking of streaming apps worldwide by downloads for May 2020 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

Netflix was the second most installed streaming app worldwide last month with more than 23.3 million installs, which represented a 52.1 percent increase from May 2019. The countries with the largest number of Netflix installs were the U.S. at 17.2 percent, followed by Brazil at 10.4 percent. Amazon Prime Video, YouTube Kids, and Twitch rounded out the top five most installed streaming 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 May 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020. 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: June 2020

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