Thinking about switching to iPhone and need an idea as to what exclusive apps it has to offer? Or maybe you want to defend yourself when Android users make fun of you for being a part of the iPhone culture. Whatever the reason, we’re here to help.
Here are 10 of the best applications available only to iOS users, that are enough to make any Androider regret their earlier choices in life.
This list is not just our top picks. They all boast millions of downloads as well as a 4+ star rating on the Apple App Store. Let’s just say they’re the best of the best.
Let’s take a look!
Tired of shooting videos on your mobile that turn out blurred and pixelated? Don’t waste your money by buying a camera and a tripod, download Hypergram from Instagram completely for free! Hyperlapse is the only app for iPhone that has the ability to stabilize your video recordings in a way that will make them appear like a quality film. It specializes in a particular type of video called Timelapse – a technique that shows motion either in hyper-speed or the complete opposite. Since it launched in 2014, it’s attracted millions of users, and once you download it – if you haven’t already – you’ll soon see why!
Camera+ is a great replacement for the default camera installed on your iPhone, and contains one of the most advanced photo-editing and management tools on the market. It boasts advanced lens options, dozens of effects and can fix pretty much any problem you may have with the photos you take. With so much to play around with, you can spend hours, but believe us – it’s worth it.
If you want to make an Android user jealous of any of the games for iPhone – make sure it’s the Infinity Blade Trilogy. Although Infinity Blade III is the most advanced game of the series, we recommend that you try them all to fully enjoy the dozens of intense battles on offer. So, why isn’t it on Android? The official response is that the game’s developers believe there is too much piracy surrounding Android apps, however there is a rumor to suggest that its creators have a special exclusivity agreement with Apple.
There are thousands of applications to produce lists, to the point that it’s easier to just pick up a pen and go old school instead of choosing one to download. Clear, as the name suggests, prefers to keep it simple, and offers a basic yet intuitive interface that many of you have been looking for.
Clear also has the ability to put reminders in various places of your phone, which makes it stand out from the crowd of the many other apps of this nature.
GarageBand is great for finding your inner musician. With this suite, you can compose pretty much anything you like, from symphonies and rock ballads to ringtones for your mobile phone. It even allows you to connect electronic instruments (such as guitars and keyboards) to your device to record directly. The results are pretty impressive, and there’s lots of fun to be had while playing around with the options. Best of all, it’s free!
So why isn’t it on Android? Well, it’s simple – it’s made by Apple! 6. iMovie
If GarbageBand has the ability to make you a musician, then iMovie has the ability to make you a film director. This app allows you to record, edit and share your own high-quality home movies, equipped with great effects with various filters and templates. Apple have put a lot of effort into making this app, and their hard work has really paid off – you’ll be amazed!
Sky Guide is the perfect app for all you stargazing lovers out there. How does it work? Simply open the application, point it at the sky and it will instantly identify the various stars, constellations, planets, satellites and much more for you. It’s the perfect conversation starter and a great introduction for those not so familiar with the skies above.
This app started as a drawing application but has since become an incredible virtual notepad for creating your lists, notes, and doodles. You can organize your creations as you like, and even export them into PDFs or PowerPoints. Paper by FiftyThree is one of the best digital note-taking apps available. The ease of use is amazing and the response from the app with on-screen actions is great. A must-have app for people who want simple and amazing digital notebooks.
Although Mr Jump (the successor of Flappy Bird) may not be as impressive as Infinity Blade, but we guarantee you’ll enjoy wasting your time with this more than any other game. The objective is simple – to jump at exactly the right moment in order to avoid the obstacles. Don’t be fooled – it’s a lot more difficult that you think!
This app is bound to thrill artists who love to create expressive art on the go. Adobe Photoshop Sketch comprises various pens, pencils, markers, and watercolors, to provide you with the same results had you had some paper. Although you can’t be too precise using your finger, if you have a stylus to hand – there’s magic waiting to happen!