Tru Luv Media, Inc.
Founder Brie Code wanted to find a way to make engaging games without raising stress and adrenaline levels. This Game of the Day uses AI to create soothing activities that promote tranquility. It earned a spot on the App Store Best of 2018 list.
Cofounders Fernanda Castro, Giuliana Barboza, and Gabriela Szpilman set out to teach the basics of reading and writing to children through a series of interactive minigames. Produced in partnership with a core team of teachers and a speech therapist, Alfabrincando was first created at the Apple Developer Academy in Brazil.
Darf Design LTD
Founder Sahar Darvishani-Fikouhi began her career as an architect, then completed a masters degree in Computational Design with a focus on AR. Her app, ARki, is an AR platform that allows architects, engineers, and real estate developers to share 3D data so they can communicate the design journey with clarity.
ArtPro HK Limited
Founder Eveline Lee and team created a comprehensive resource for the global art marketplace with ArtPro. Collectors and brokers can compile price trends, view in-depth art analysis, and broadcast live auctions all in one place. Users can even turn their space into a virtual gallery with life-like art pieces using augmented reality.
Aura: Seizure First Aid
Allicia Sagi, Nabilah Ashriyah, and Nieco Aldoni created this app at the Apple Developer Academy after one of their cofounders lost his twin brother to an epileptic seizure. The app helps caregivers, friends, and family members monitor people with epilepsy and get proper help when someone is about to have a seizure.
BetterMe: Health Coaching
CEO Victoria Repa and her team developed BetterMe, an accessible solution for people without a fitness background to live a healthy lifestyle and improve their physical and mental health.
Biir Ethiopic Amharic keyboard
Sole proprietor Samuel Allem wanted to create a more intuitive way to text people using Amharic, the second most-spoken semitic language in the world. Biir Ethiopic is a keyboard that works on iOS devices and strives to mimic the experience of writing in Amharic on paper.
Bites | Eat With Your Tribe
warehouse apps llc
Designed to create meaningful and memorable culinary experiences for everyone, founder Roza Ferdowsmakan created this app to connect you with affordable personal chefs that create at-home culinary experiences.
Adam Taylor is a self-taught coder and the solo developer behind the Black app, which facilitates culturally relevant and multifaceted news for Black people with stories that speak to the community’s shared experience.
Ana Flavia Godoy
Apple Developer Academy graduates Paula Vaz and Flavia Godoy wanted to build apps that would make a difference in the world, so they created bontê to encourage good deeds and connection between young adults.
Cofounders Lincy Ayala and Xiomara Figueroa developed this reading community after bonding through discussing books in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which left Puerto Rico without power for months.
With a Ph.D in Computer and Information Science, founder Suejung Huh was working on a physics-based simulation when she designed this precision AR sculpting and carving tool that allows you to create and interact with your own unique 3D objects.
Caria: Menopause & Midlife
Chorus Health Inc.
Selected as App of the Day, Caria is an AI-powered app created by founder Arfa Rehman and team. It provides support and information to help women manage the universal but often taboo topic of menopause.
Sole proprietor and machine learning engineer Seema Datar has always been passionate about gaming, but only recently got into family-friendly game design and development. Her young children served as her initial testers and helped her create this app — a simple, innovative color-matching game.
CUCO - Digital Therapeutics
Founder Livia Cunha is a physician’s daughter who is passionate about improving the patient experience. She and her team created this digital healthcare assistant to help patients adhere to doctor-recommended treatments, including medication management.
Done: A Simple Habit Tracker
Jenny Talavera taught herself to code when she got her first iPhone. Her app, Done, is an easy-to-use habit tracker that helps you create healthy routines and set goals, and was selected as App of the Day. Done was later acquired by Reflectly ApS.
EFEKT Video Maker by Picsart
An App of the Day selection developed by Nane Toumanian, Tatevik Gasparyan, and Vahagn Khachikyan, EFEKT helps you create incredible videos by adding any of 13 movement-reacting effects in real time.
Encantos: Play, Learn & Grow
Encantos Media Studios, Inc.
Founder Steven Pereira and team created Encantos: Play, Learn & Grow to help kids learn literacy and life skills through entertaining “storyteaching” experiences that include audio, video, books, and games.
CEO Maiko Wakatsuki and team designed expeet as an alternative to the traditional recruitment system in Japan to help recent graduates find employment.
Just For Eyes
California ophthalmologist Gloria Wu worked with her neighbor, then high-school student Trisha Karani, to create this collection of fun eye training exercises for everyone.
Falou — O melhor app de inglês
CEO Gabirel Santos and team created Falou to help people learn languages in real life situations so they can achieve conversation skills faster.
Founder Abdou Sarr wants to remove barriers to capturing, creating, and sharing immersive media. The 22-year-old Senegalese-Canadian created the immersive media app FILM3D to allow users to shoot 3D photos without special equipment.
Fitness Coach by JumpyCat
Yocta Engineering Limited
With JumpyCat's built-in AI coach taking the guesswork out of finding the perfect workout, users can focus on meeting their health and fitness goals. Founder Silvia Milanova incorporates immersive video and audio for over 15,000 physical training sessions for a variety of exercise routines.
Cofounders Michael Garrick and Marcus Harrison wanted to democratize elite-level fitness by developing an accessible and affordable platform to elevate at-home exercise. This app features a variety of workouts and acts as “the homie, the cheerleader, and the coach” to help people achieve their goals.
FormKey is a MIDI Controller app from Polyhedra LLC focused on helping users create music without getting overwhelmed by the complexities of theory and composition. Founder Brent Brinkley uses shapes to define notes and colors to define octaves, creating a new language that makes reading music quick and easy.
Funexpected Math for Kids
Cofounders Natalia Pereldik and Anna Gobruseva created Funexpected Math to help kids ages 3 to 6 get over math anxiety and promote a deep understanding of diverse mathematical concepts using a gaming approach.
Founder Jorge Briones wanted to create an homage to 80s-style arcade games, like Space Invaders and Galaga. Gamma Fighter is an exciting, retro-style arcade game where players destroy alien ships to advance to the next level.
Founder Maija Airas-Ceri and team developed Gotta Yoga to bring professional yoga lessons to users on their own schedule. Made for beginners and up, the app analyzes yoga poses using the iPhone's front camera and provides spoken guidance to help users adjust their form.
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
A Chinese ex-pat living in Sweden, Yan Zhang created this app for the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra so you can enjoy classical music whenever and wherever you like.
gthr: Cycling Reimagined
GTHR Sports, Inc.
Founder Noah Wossen and team wanted to build community among cyclists, and help people find compatible cycling partners based on skill level or riding style. This app offers a platform for people to connect based on a variety of criteria (such as location, distance, or pace) and recommends groups and individuals to ride with.
Founder Amritpan Kaur created Gurbani to enable Sikh practice on the go, with features that include a meditation and mindfulness timer.
Founder Tiffany St. Bernard and team wanted to provide people with personalized hair and scalp care recommendations to help solve their overall hair health problems. This app is an AI-powered digital platform that offers customized guidance and recommendations, and introduces users to the best products for their hair needs.
Inspired by her own family’s experience, founder Jutta Haaramo and team use gamification and machine learning to help diabetic children and adults manage their blood glucose.
Created by Kate Roberts, who helps support people with autism and speech disorders, Happy Foods addresses a food aversion disorder that affects more than half of autistic children.
After suffering from chronic panic attacks, former crime journalist Sarah Hill created a solution with her team at Healium that uses AR, neuroscience, and game design to alleviate anxiety.
Health Auto Export - JSON+CSV
Founder Lybron Sobers created Health Auto Export to help patients easily extract and share specific data with their healthcare providers privately and securely.
Hearo - Transcribe & Translate
Aisyah Widya Nur, Kamilia Latifah, and Elisabeth Valencia met at the Apple Developer Academy, where they created the Hearo app to empower hearing-impaired Indonesian speakers and help them communicate, even with those who don’t know Indonesian sign language.
Happy Monday Inc.
Cofounders Dojin Kim an Jiyeon Kim wanted to enlighten people about an often taboo subject in their region: menstrual cycles. Happy Moonday helps people track their cycles, and provides advice and menstrual product recommendations.
Golden Fireflies LLC
Founder Annie Vang aims to keep the Hmong language alive by encouraging non-native Hmong speakers to learn common words and phrases through an app that acts as a set of digital flashcards. HmongPhrases contains translations for thousands of words and provides audio pronunciation guidance.
Hopscotch-Programming for kids
Founder Samantha John fell in love with programming in college and created this App of the Day, providing a ”bite-sized intro to coding” for kids to learn while making real software.
Hubli - Share your links
Ailton Vieira Pinto Filho
Hubli is a remote-learning solution born out of the COVID-19 pandemic-related challenges of in-person education. The app was created by five Apple Developer Academy students in Brazil: Ailton Vieira, Gabriel Taques, Maykon Meneghel, Mariana Lech, and Rodolfo Diniz.
imagiLabs-fun coding game
Cofounders Dora Palfi, Paula Dozsa, and Beatrice Ionascu created imagiLabs to promote coding among teen and tween girls. The app pairs with a programmable accessory using Bluetooth to make coding fun, creative, and social.
Instant Date — Schedule & Meet
Founder Chidi Emeh wanted to help people make connections based on similar interests, and break out of the dating app cycle of swiping and messaging to plan in-person dates. This app lets people schedule creative date ideas to foster better connections.
Kickstroid - Sneaker Drops
Founder David Alston and team built Kickstroid for sneaker enthusiasts to find their favorite shoes and connect with other sneakerheads around the world
Kiff: Food expiration tracker
Founder Nerea Marta Gallardo and team wanted to help people reduce food waste at home through an easy-to-use app that can also scan barcodes. Kiff keeps track of expiration dates, as well as the passage of time since buying, opening, or consuming perishables.
knitCompanion knitting & more
Knitter, crafter, and software creator Sally Holt developed this tool to digitize highly complex patterns for knitters and fibers artists.
Jay C AB
Cofounders Sofia Larsson and César Pinto Castillo bring the cookbook into the modern age with a new way to document and store recipes. Kookin speaks cooking directions aloud, so home chefs can focus on their kitchen skills and follow along hands-free.
Founded by sisters Jhanvi and Ketaki Shiram after traveling together on safari, Krikey uses AR gaming to bridge the natural and digital worlds and inspire a sense of empathy with nature.
Lactapp Women Health
After suffering a car accident as a new mother, Maria Berruezo created App of the Day LactApp to provide the timely, expert, and customized breastfeeding information she wished she’d had.
Learn Hiragana & Katakana!
After attending a Swift conference in Tokyo, Olena Bachurina was inspired to make this interactive textbook to teach you how to write in Japanese.
Lockcard: Beyond a Dictionary
Cofounders Xinyi Fu and Leo Chazalon designed an innovative way to improve English vocabulary using push notifications. Words are scheduled throughout the day and delivered to your Lock Screen, allowing you to test your memory in a matter of seconds.
Mamma Miya: A Mom Planner
Aqvaleo Software LLP
Cofounders Aashika Abraham and Namrata Mayanil created the Mamma Miya app to centralize tools and resources that can help busy moms prioritize their self-care and well-being.
This AR social music platform was created by cofounders Melody Fallah-Khair and Moji Ghodousi to help young artists create, practice, and perform music collaboratively.
Nailstry - shop press-on nails
Pink Scissors Stationery
Cofounders Aurelia Edwards and Deepak Devjani developed Nailstry, the first marketplace exclusively for press-on nails and nail art. Nailstry uses augmented reality to digitally measure and create custom-fit press-on nails.
OffScreen - Less Screen Time
Founder Alen Liang and team developed OffScreen to help users implement a digital detox in their lives and better manage time spent on devices. Users can set screen time limits and goals, opt in for daily challenges to break phone addiction, sync sleep and mindfulness analytics to the Health app, and more.
Peek - Movies & TV Shows
Founders Ashley McKoy, Ositanachi Otugo, and Harold Lomotey originally created this social media platform for a senior class project at Howard University. Peek lets users share TV and movie recommendations among family and friends as a solution to the endless scrolling of streaming content, while also amplifying titles from Black creators and actors.
Peppy Pals Social Skills
Peppy Pals AB
CEO Paulina Olsson and team are on a mission to strengthen and nurture children’s social and emotional intelligence (EQ/SEL) with this colorful, interactive app.
Playfully Baby Development App
Created by parents and cofounders Manisha Shah and Sonia Chang to address their children’s needs, this at-home curriculum for child development encourages healthy family bonding.
Pureple Outfit Planner
This AI-based stylist app created by Nazan Kurt suggests outfits from your wardrobe to fit your needs and lifestyle.
Cofounders Paula Leite, Lia Kassardjian, and Karina Santos created Purple Notebook to help students format and organize notes, and keep track of what happens during class. Users can use the app to transcribe text from an image of a whiteboard and automatically reproduce the lessons as notes on their device. Purple Notebook was initially created at the Apple Developer Academy in Brazil.
Quin: Diabetes Management
Quin Technology LTD
Created by founder Isabella Degen, an insulin-dependent diabetic, this mobile medical app helps you make more informed decisions about diabetes management.
RC Club - AR Racing Simulator
Game creator Eva Gaspar and her team developed this AR simulation game where players use remote controlled cars to compete in a variety of AR challenges.
Redpoint: Bouldering & Climb
Developed by two previous WWDC Scholarship recipients, this automatic climbing and bouldering fitness tracker works with iPhone and Apple Watch.
This App of the Day is a helpful resource from the esteemed global leadership community Seneca Women, led by CEO and cofounder Kim Azzarelli, providing tools, resources, and a network to help women advance in business.
Sinq: Your Fitness Companion
Apple Developer Academy students Matheus Fogiatatto, Rodrigo Giglio, and Daniela Aires dos Res wanted to design an app focused on health and wellness for children. This app features a Tamagochi-like dinosaur character that acts as a motivating buddy to encourage physical fitness activity.
Statues of the La Paz Malecón
An American ex-pat living in Mexico, Cynthia Yates created this comprehensive guide to the popular tourist destination La Paz with details about local artists in English and Spanish.
Struct Club Fitness & Workouts
Struct Club, Inc.
Struct Club founder and CEO Amira Polack and team built this app for fitness professionals to transform how best-in-class, music-inspired fitness experiences are created.
Sweet Sins Superstars
Founder and CEO Valeria Castro wanted to make musical games more accessible for female players, especially young women. Sweet Sins Superstars is an endless runner game with anime-inspired imagery where players fight their enemies by tapping along to music from a variety of genres, including K-pop, J-pop and more.
Morgana Galamba is a Frevo dancer who wanted to raise awareness about her culture and help artists thrive. Together with fellow Apple Developer Academy students Eduardo Lopes de Carvalho and Beatrix Lee Simões, they created this app to connect audiences with local culture, and help artists get recognition and financial support.
Founder Ainura Sagyn and team created Tazar KG to encourage eco-friendly behavior in a region in Kyrgyzstan with a lack of infrastructure for recycling. The app helps consumers locate and connect with a network of companies that will accept their recyclables.
Apple Developer Academy graduates Savitri Nurhayati and Linando Saputra created Teman Netra to help people with visual impairments use technology to read printed, non-braille texts in everyday activities.
Ten Dreams of the Goldfish
Japanese papercut artist and storyteller Ayuko Onoue developed this AR picture book app to make her fairytales come alive for readers young and old alike.
The Dots – The future of work
Featured on the App Store, The Dots was created by Pip Jamieson as an inclusive networking solution to help creative professionals who ”don’t wear suits to work” find collaborators, clients, and jobs.
Translate Now - Translator
Wzp Solutions Lda
Cofounders Janina and Filipe Ferreira created Translate Now to give language learners and travelers around the world access to text, voice, camera, and object translation using AR.
METAMAGICS COMPUTING PRIVATE LIMITED
Transplant Care from Metamagics is a comprehensive, secure, and intelligent app for kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant patients. The app focuses on patient education and empowerment to reduce complications and improve long-term, post-transplant outcomes.
Logical Nonsense, LLC
Founder and CEO Ari Sokolov created this social space with three other teenaged girls with an emphasis on building a supportive community for LGBTQ+ teens. Selected as App of the Day.
Tripify — Travel better
Luthier Labs - Tecnologia e Informac
Founder Alexandre Morgado de Oliveira and team wanted to create a travel app that goes beyond just planning and managing expenses. This app is a travel organizer and pocket tour guide that lets people plan, organize, document, share, and look back on their trip — all in one place.
TriviaMob - Live Game Show
TriviaMob is a live trivia game show app from cofounders Cedric J. Rogers and Shaun Newsum at Culture Genesis that allows players to compete as part of two separate “mobs” and answer questions to win prizes.
True Wine, Inc.
Long-time iOS developer and wine enthusiast Jenna Miller created True Wine with Kyle Billings to help you build wine knowledge and hone tasting skills in a fun, approachable way.
Unplug Meditation LLC
After former fashion editor Suze Schwartz shifted careers and opened the first drop-in meditation studio in Los Angeles, California, she created this app to make meditation a practice accessible to everyone on the go. Selected as App of the Day.
VSCO: Photo & Video Editor
Visual Supply Company
Created by founder and CEO Hannah Donovan and team, the Trash app used AI to help users edit clips from their camera rolls in seconds for a rough cut ready to refine and share. Trash was acquired by the Visual Supply Company, and is now part of VSCO: Photo & Video Editor.
Wakeout: Daily Exercise Breaks
Cofounders Andres Canella and Pedro Wunderlich created this App of the Year as a movement therapy app designed to motivate people to stand up and participate in brief movement sessions throughout the day, no matter what their environment.
Actifit Corporate Wellbeing Services
Founder Melis Abacioglu created Wellbees to address research showing that employees in Türkiye and EMEIA are struggling with work and well-being. The app is a digital solution that provides a positive habit-forming journey to increase well-being.
WeParent - Co-Parenting App
Designed by Elena Krasnoperova, who holds a Ph.D in Psychology, WeParent aims to make co-parenting simpler and less stressful for millions of divorced and single parents. Selected as App of the Day.
Winnie: Find childcare nearby
Cofounders and former coworkers Anne Halsall and Kinsley Lesperance bonded over a lack of resources for parents in Silicon Valley. This app is a marketplace for childcare and education programs for parents of young children, and offers over 200,000 listings backed by a trusted community of parents and providers.
Wisdom: Meet Amazing Minds
Social Audio Inc.
Founder Dayo Akinrinade and team wanted to increase access to mentoring with social audio conversations that are broadcast to a large audience. In this app, mentors give live talks on a set topic and can respond to audience questions. The recorded talks are saved to each mentor’s profile.
Wisdom: The World of Emotions
Better Kids Ltd
Founder Ondine Bullot and team wanted to create games that let kids learn about their emotions in a fun, creative way. This app teaches social emotional skills through interactive games and augmented reality-based mindful breathing exercises that show them how to identify emotions and practice coping strategies to feel calm and confident when faced with uncertainties or challenges.
WishUpon - Shopping Wishlist
Tired of taking screenshots and copying URLs, WishUpon cofounders Danbee LEE and Jihyung KANG created this app so you can save favorite items from any online retailer to a universal shopping wishlist.
Wysa: Mental Health Support
Created by founder and CEO Jo Aggarwal to address the growing mental health crisis, Wysa’s research-backed techniques provide those seeking help with anonymous support.
yoga wake up: mindful mornings
Yoga Wake Up, Inc.
Cofounders Lizzy and Joaquín Brown wanted to create an app that guides people through easy 10-minute yoga routines in bed. This app is designed for beginners and those with chronic health issues seeking a way to make yoga a part of their life. It offers 365+ bed-based sessions and friendly interaction with teachers and other users.
Alumni companies also include Arcascope, B3am, Boxiestoys, Dirty Dog Software LLC, Literacy Matters Foundation, Mental Mobile LLC, Moobie Soluções Ltda, Near Future Marketing, Peekaboo Studios, Period Gold Inc., Parjanya Inc., Polybit Studios, Rocketfit, ShapeShifter Productions, StrickTrick, XEOPlay, Zapling Studios LLC, and Zimela LLC.