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Zoom on the podium of the most downloaded apps in April 2020, chasing TikTok

The downloads of the videochat that became very popular following the coronavirus epidemic touched 131 million worldwide

A decisive signal among the most downloaded apps in April 2020 (non-game) gave it Zoom, the videochat that became very popular following the coronavirus epidemic. According to analysts at Sensor Tower, the new downloads from Zoom from the App Store stores for iPhone and iPad and Google Play for Android devices have touched 131 million worldwide, 60 times more than in April 2019. 18.2% of the total downloads occurred in India, 14.3% in the USAThe countries with the highest number of app installations during this period were India with 18.2% of total downloads and the United States with 14.3%.

most downloaded apps in the world April 2020

The Chinese TikTok it placed second with 107 million downloads (2.5 times more than a year ago), of which 22% in India and 9.4% in the USA. The figure is presumably underestimated because it does not include downloads made by stores for Android other than Google Play, which is not available in China.

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Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger occupy from third to sixth position. In seventh place is Aarogya Setu, the Indian app to track the contagions of Covid-19 that the New Delhi government has made mandatory for a large part of the population. Eighth and tenth are Google Meet and Microsoft Teams respectively, i.e. the video conferencing apps of the two hi-tech giants. Netflix is ​​in ninth position.

The most downloaded apps in April 2020 in the world, Zoom is not a surprise

Zoom was already on the podium in March in third place behind TikTok and WhatsApp. Although it has been the protagonist of numerous criticisms due to privacy issues then resolved, Zoom was able to conquer users An extremely versatile platform, therefore, capable of adapting to the most diverse needs. Allows screen sharing of any device, providing a suite ofcollaborative tools, useful in the case of remote business meetings for which the sharing of ideas and contributions is required.

Unlike other platforms,Zoom does not require an internal address bookthanks to which to start conversations or video conferences. In fact, participants can be invited using their own e-mail box or instant messaging services such as WhatsApp, Messenger, Telegram.