What Are the Top Applications on iTunes in Egypt?

Ahmed Zidan, Jan 25 2013

We recently paid a visit to iTunes to find out which were the most popular downloads among iPhone users in Egypt, the results were as follows:

The 3 most popular free iPhone apps

1 – Ringtones for iOS 6

The application includes more than 600,000 ringtones for iOS 6. The app is compatible with 3GS or later, and 3rd generation iPod Touch or later, provided that the device is running the 5.1 version of the software or higher. The app is 11 megabytes.

Category: Music.

Download link here.

2 – Temple Run 2

Similar to the first edition, Temple Run 2 is an endless action game, where the player explores a temple in the hopes of finding a cursed idol, while being chased by demonic monkeys. The game is free, but users can purchase in-app coin packs ranging between 1 to 20 dollars. The game was release on the 17th of December 2013 for both iPhones and iPads, and the Android version should soon follow. The game is optimized for iPhone 5, but can also run on 3GS or later, 3rd generation iPod Touch or later, in addition to iPad, provided that they run iOS 4.2 or later. The game's size is 48 megabytes.

Category: Games

Download link here.

3 – Wasalny

Version 2.2 of Wasalny was released on the 16th of January 2013. The app aims to help drivers dodge traffic in Cairo and Alexandria by suggesting alternative routes to crowded ones. The app also includes a social dimension which allows users to exchange photos and comments on roads. The app is 13 Megabytes, and runs on all Apple devices including iPhone 3GS or later, 3rd generation iPod Touch or later, and iPad. This version is optimized for iPhone 5. The app only runs on iOS 4.3 or later. We will have a more detailed review for Wasalny next week.

Category: Navigation.

Download link here.

The 3 most popular paid iPhone apps

1 – WhatsApp Messenger

The popular app, which allows users to send and receive text messages, photos, audio and video clips, can be purchased from the iTunes store for 0.99 dollar. This version has been optimized for iPhone 5, and requires iOS 4.3 or later. The app is 11 megabytes, and is available in many different languages, including Arabic.

Category: Social Networking

Download link here.

2 – Satellite TV Direct

An exceptional application that turns your phone into a portable TV and allows you to accessing live feeds of various global TV channels. The app is priced at $0.99, and available for all Apple devices, including the iPhone 3GS or later, 3rd generation iPod Touch or later, in addition to iPad. The app is available only in English, and is rather tiny at 61 kilobytes.

Category: Entertainment

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3 – FileApp Pro

A very useful application that allows you to manage and view files on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The app is optimized for iPhone 5 and requires iOS 4.3 or later to run. The app is able to handle PDF, Word, Excel and PowerPoint files, in addition to photos, audio and video clips. It also allows you to move, copy, or send the files via email. The app is 18 megabytes, and is available in both French and English. The app goes for $0.99, the minimum on iTunes.

Category: Business

Download link here.

It is worth pointing out that iTunes 11 was released on the 29th of November 2012, and has been met with a lot of criticism, because of its radical change from the previous version, which confused many users, including myself, as it's not easy to locate many features on the new interface.


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