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Top Apps Worldwide for August 2020 by Downloads

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

Top Apps Worldwide for August 2020 by Downloads

TikTok was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for August 2020 with more than 63.3 million installs, which represented a 1.6 percent increase from August 2019. The countries with the most installs of the app during this period were Indonesia at 11 percent of its total downloads and Brazil at 9 percent. The full top 10 ranking of non-gaming apps worldwide by downloads for August 2020 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

ZOOM was the second most installed non-gaming app worldwide last month with more than 52.2 million installs, 22.2 times its downloads from August 2019. The countries with the largest number of ZOOM installs were India at 25 percent, followed by the United States at 19.5 percent. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp rounded out the top five most installed non-gaming apps worldwide for the month.

Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Apps Worldwide for July 2020 by Downloads here.

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 August 1, 2019 and August 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: September 2020