Apple closes 2017 with a bang, revealing the top iOS apps on the App Store for this year. Curators choose the best iOS apps in varying categories.

Enlight Videoleap bagged the iPhone app of the year while Splitter Critters took home the iPhone game of the year. Affinity Photo became the iPad app of the year while Old Man's Journey claimed the iPad game of the year.

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In the free apps section in Southeast Asia, ride-sharing Grab brought home the bacon. Below is the complete list of the most popular apps for iPhone and iPad:

Free iPhone app

  1. Grab
  2. WhatsApp Messenger
  3. Uber
  4. YouTube
  5. Facebook
  6. Messenger
  7. Instagram
  8. Obike
  9. Google Maps
  10. Carousell

Paid iPhone apps

  1. Gudak Cam
  2. TouchRetouch
  3. kirakira+
  4. Scanner for Me + OCR
  5. Enlight
  6. Forestby Seekrtech
  7. LightX
  8. Tabs & Chords
  9. Afterlight
  10. Glitche

Free iPhone games

  1. Mobile Legends : Bang Bang
  2. Super Mario Run
  3. Fight List
  4. Coin Master
  5. Word Cookies
  6. Candy Crush Saga
  7. Ball Pool
  8. Clash Royale
  9. Episode – Choose Your Story
  10. Pokemon Go

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!

Free iPad apps

  1. YouTube
  2. Facebook
  3. Messenger for WhatsApp
  4. Google Chrome
  5. Messenger
  6. Netflix
  7. The Calculator
  8. Gmail
  9. YouTube Kids
  10. Viu HD

Paid iPad apps

  1. Procreate
  2. Duet Display
  3. GoodNotes 4
  4. Notability
  5. GoodReader
  6. My Script Nebo
  7. Amaziograph
  8. Winzip Pro
  9. Affinity Photo
  10. PDF Expert

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
  8. Piano Tiles 2
  9. Candy Crush Saga
  10. Asphalt 8 : Airborne

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