These are the best apps and games on App Store for 2023

These are the best apps and games on App Store for 2023


30 November 2023

Apple revealed the contenders for the 2023 App Store Awards a few weeks ago. The company has now announced the winners of this year's greatest applications. These developers, according to Apple, generated some of the top apps across the company's platforms. Apple praises the 2023 finalists, which comprise over 40 applications from ten different categories, for their quality, innovation, and technological success in apps and games.

It’s inspiring to see the ways developers continue to build incredible apps and games that are redefining the world around us,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “This year’s winners represent the limitless potential of developers to bring their visions to life, creating apps and games with remarkable ingenuity, exceptional quality, and purpose-driven missions.”


  • iPhone App of the Year: AllTrails, from AllTrails, Inc.
  • iPad App of the Year: Prêt-à-Makeup, from Prêt-à-Template.
  • Mac App of the Year: Photomator, from UAB Pixelmator Team.
  • Apple TV App of the Year: MUBI, from MUBI, Inc.
  • Apple Watch App of the Year: SmartGym, from Mateus Abras.


Along with the winners of the 2023 App Store Awards, Apple acknowledges applications that have a cultural effect in 2023 due to their capacity to create good change through apps and games. According to the organization, "This year's winners encouraged users to learn and grow in an inclusive and accessible space, contributed toward a more sustainable future, and explored self-reflection and connection across generations:"

  • Pok Pok from Pok Pok: Designed with inclusivity in mind, Pok Pok is a digital toy room for kids, offering a universal space for preschoolers of all backgrounds and abilities to play, explore, and see the world as one.
  • Proloquo from AssistiveWare: An accessibility app pioneer for over a decade, AssistiveWare’s Proloquo is creating augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) tools that help the world communicate in new ways.
  • Too Good To Go from Too Good To Go: Too Good to Go enables users to minimize food waste by connecting them with restaurants and stores that have a surplus of unsold food at an affordable cost.
  • Unpacking from Humble Bundle: Unpacking mixes meditative puzzles to create a soul-soothing triumph around familiar experiences of change and connection.
  • Finding Hannah from Fein Games GmbH: Finding Hannah is a colorful coming-of-age, hidden-object game with inclusive and heartfelt tales that explores the power of healing and self-discovery.
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