Apple has unveiled its 2017 list and trend of the most popular apps, music and movies across the App Store, Apple Music and iTunes in the Southeast Asia region. (File pix)

EVER wonder what are the most downloaded apps and games (both free and paid) in the region for iPhones and iPads?

Apple has unveiled its 2017 list and trend of the most popular apps, music and movies across the App Store, Apple Music and iTunes in the Southeast Asia region.

The company said 2017 was a huge year for entertainment, with lots of new content from the ever-growing indie artists and development community.

Four breakout trends for 2017 was the introduction of augmented reality (AR) apps and games, the rise of real-time competitive gaming, apps that focused on mental health and mindfulness, and apps that transformed storytelling and reading.

Groundbreaking AR technology apps like 'My Very Hungry Caterpillar AR' brings the classic children’s book character to life, right on your coffee table. Games were also a big highlight with Amon and AR Dragon getting notable attention.

Also, this year the App Store became home to some of the most-played multiplayer games in the world. Standouts from previous years like Clash Royale and Hearthstone’s Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion are joined by new experiences like Art of War: Red Tides, Stormbound, Guns of Boom mixes 3D and Modern Combat Versus.

Apps which focused specifically on mental health, mindfulness, and stress reduction include colouring book apps Bloom and Lake, with meditation app Zen Studio contributing to the growing list.

Below are the top iPhone and iPad app and game of 2017 gathered by App Store editors.

1. 2017 iPhone App of the Year: Enlight Videoleap

2. 2017 iPhone Game of the Year: Splitter Critters

3. 2017 iPad App of the Year: Affinity Photo

4. 2017 iPad Game of the Year: Old Man’s Journey

Top Free iPhone Apps

1. Grab - Ride Hailing App

2. WhatsApp Messenger

3. Uber

4. YouTube: Watch Listen Stream

5. Facebook

6. Messenger

7. Instagram

8. oBike - Bike Sharing

9. Google Maps - GPS Navigation

10. Carousell

11. Gmail - Email by Google

12. WeChat

13. Spotify Music

14. Google Chrome

15. My Singtel app

16. foodpanda - Food Delivery

17. UberEATS: Food Delivery

18. Google Translate

19. Healthy 365

20. Snapchat

Top Paid iPhone Apps

1. Gudak Cam

2. TouchRetouch

3. kirakira+

4. Scanner for Me + OCR

5. Enlight

6. Forest by Seekrtech

7. LightX

8. Tabs & Chords - learn and play

9. Afterlight

10. Glitché

11. Analog Paris

12. Plotagraph+ Photo Animator

13. The Wonder Weeks

14. ProCam 5

15. ProCamera

16. Facetune

17. Slow Shutter Cam

18. Halide - RAW Manual Camera

19. Pixomatic photo editor

20. Fontmania - Add Artworks & Text to Your Photos!

Top Free iPhone Games

1. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang

2. Super Mario Run

3. Fight List - Categories Game

4. Coin Master

5. Word Cookies!

6. Candy Crush Saga

7. Ball Pool

8. Clash Royale

9. Episode - Choose Your Story

10. Pokémon GO

11. Lords Mobile

12. Piano Tiles 2

13. Subway Surfers

14. Asphalt 8: Airborne

15. Roll the Ball - slide puzzle

16. Toy Blast

17. Choices: Stories You Play

18. Clash of Clans

19. Cookie Run: OvenBreak

20. Critical Ops

Top Paid iPhone Games

1. Minecraft

2. Football Manager Mobile 2017

3. MONOPOLY Game

4. Monument Valley 2

5. Plague Inc

6. Assassin's Creed Identity

7. Hitman Sniper

8. Mini Metro

9. Cytus

10. Heads Up!

11. Exploding Kittens - The Official Game

12. Bully: Anniversary Edition

13. NBA 2K18

14. Street Fighter IV CE

15. Reigns

16. Monument Valley

17. F1 2016

18. Iron Marines

19. Don't Starve: Pocket Edition

20. Geometry Dash

Top Free iPad Apps

1. YouTube: Watch Listen Stream

2. Facebook

3. Messenger for WhatsApp - App for iPad

4. Google Chrome

5. Messenger

6. Netflix

7. The Calculator

8. Gmail - Email by Google

9. YouTube Kids

10. Viu HD

11. Microsoft Word

12. Google Maps - GPS Navigation

13. Toggle.sg

14. Microsoft Excel

15. Google Drive

16. Spotify Music

17. Skype for iPad

18. Google

19. Microsoft PowerPoint

20. Messenger for WhatsApp - iPad Chat Version

Top Paid iPad Apps

1. Procreate

2. Duet Display

3. GoodNotes 4

4. Notability

5. GoodReader - PDF Reader Annotator and File Manager

6. MyScript Nebo

7. Amaziograph

8. WinZip Pro - The Leading Zip Unzip & RAR Tool

9. Affinity Photo

10. PDF Expert by Readdle

11. Book Creator for iPad

12. Popplet

13. Messenger for WhatsApp PRO

14. Notepad+ Pro

15. Pixelmator

16. Explain Everything Classic

17. Green Screen by Do Ink

18. Scanner for Me + OCR

19. PAW Patrol - Rescue Run HD

20. Toca Life: Hospital

Top Free iPad Games

1. Super Mario Run

2. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang

3. Clash Royale

4. Word Cookies!

5. Coin Master

6. Subway Surfers

7. Roll the Ball - slide puzzle

8. Piano Tiles 2

9. Candy Crush Saga

10. Asphalt 8: Airborne

11. Lords Mobile

12. Cooking Fever

13. War Robots

14. Pokémon GO

15. Minion Rush

16. slither.io

17. Plants vs. Zombies 2

18. Clash of Clans

19. Block! Hexa Puzzle

20. Gardenscapes

Top Paid iPad Games

1. Minecraft

2. Monument Valley 2

3. Football Manager Mobile 2017

4. Geometry Dash

5. MONOPOLY for iPad

6. Assassin's Creed Identity

7. Football Manager Touch 2017

8. Terraria

9. Scribblenauts Unlimited

10. Monument Valley

11. Iron Marines

12. Mini Metro

13. Plague Inc.

14. Bloons TD 5 HD

15. F1 2016

16. Teeny Titans - Teen Titans Go! Figure Battles

17. LEGO Jurassic World

18. RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic

19. Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location

20. Draw a Stickman: EPIC 2

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