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Global app releases Q3 2019-Q2 2020, by category

Between the third quarter of 2019 nearly the second quarter of 2020, nearly 168,900 education apps were released worldwide, driven by coronavirus-related school and campus closings. Gaming still remained the largest app category in terms of releases with close to 289,000 app releases. In total, over 2 billion apps were released worldwide during the measured period.

Number of apps released worldwide between 3rd quarter 2019 and 2nd quarter 2020, by category

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Release date

November 2020



Survey time period

Q3 2019 to Q2 2020

Number of respondents

2.06m total apps

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