Sensor Tower is one of the most popular mobile application intelligence platforms that releases mobile apps analytics monthly, quarterly, and yearly. Recently, it has released the list of most downloaded apps in quarter one of 2021 based on different categories including gaming, non-gaming, global, Europe, USA, and Asia.
Here is the list of the top five non-gaming Indian apps that got maximum downloads globally in January-March of 2021:
1. MX Taka Tak:
With 80+ million downloads, MX Taka Tak is the most downloaded Indian app worldwide. The short video app recorded an exponential surge in its installs due to the complete ban of Tiktok in India. The app belongs to MX Player who is owned by Times Internet, the owner of ETTech.
MX Taka Tak has left Tiktok, Facebook, and Instagram behind in terms of maximum downloads in Asia during Q1 of 2021.
Tiktok is the most downloaded non-gaming app globally in Q1, 2021 with total downloads of 175+ million. While Facebook and Instagram occupy second and third rank respectively in terms of maximum downloads globally in Q1 of 2021. Facebook recorded 155+ million worldwide downloads, whereas Instagram got 140+ million installations in the first three months of 2021.
ShareChat owned short video app Moj ranks second among the Indian non-gaming apps having maximum downloads globally in January to March interval. It recorded 71+ million downloads in Q1, 2021.
The app is very popular among the Indian youth due to its advanced features and the latest filters for making short videos. In the Asia continent, it the fifth most downloaded non-gaming app in Q1, 2021. The app got immense popularity due to the exit of Tiktok from India.
Ver Se Innovation owns the Indian short video app, Josh. The app helps users to share short video clips with trending musics with their friends and family members. In May month, the app received 21 million downloads.
In Q1, 2021, the app recorded a total of 61+ million downloads to occupy the third position among Indian apps globally. In Asia, it is the seventh most downloaded non-gaming app of the first quarter.
4. Snacky Takatak:
This is another entertaining short video app that has been designed to share entertaining videos with online users. In the March quarter, the app saw a surge in its downloads to 32+ million.
A personalized snacky video feed based on what you watch, like, and share. SnackyTakatak offers you real, interesting, and fun videos that will make your day. Bring your snack and enjoy unlimited trending videos!
With a total of 28+ million downloads in the March quarter, e-commerce giant Flipkart is the only non-short video Indian app that got the fifth rank in terms of maximum downloads.
Flipkart is one of the largest e-commerce platforms in India. Walmart has acquired Flipkart and is planning to start its IPO very soon.
The above ranking indicates that short video apps have a huge demand among all Indian apps. These apps got popular due to the Tiktok ban in India. From Sensor Tower analytics, it is also clear that Indian apps received almost all downloads through Google Play Store. And also, these apps received almost all downloads from India itself.