COVID-19: Here are the Top 5 Most-Downloaded Apps during the Pandemic

Because of the interference of normal life caused by the coronavirus pandemic, people are increasingly turning to their mobile phones for support. Through various phone apps, people can gain more information on the situation at hand and continue with their schedules and routines as they used to before the pandemic struck.

From the time when the coronavirus was labeled as a pandemic, there are several apps that have gained popularity and have been very useful to people. This piece highlights 5 of the most downloaded apps during the period of the pandemic.

  1. ZOOM Cloud Meetings

    ZOOM Cloud Meetings

    This app is a very essential app that facilitates virtual video meetings. With the app, companies can connect with their employees remotely via video calls. The app can host up to 100 connected users in the same virtual meeting room. Using the app, you can easily create your own meetings and invite the users you want to join. Through the screen sharing feature of the app, you can share files from the web, Google Drive, or Dropbox; and also send group text, images, and audio files.


  2. Google Classroom

    Google Classroom

    Google Classroom is an education app that seeks to connect learners and instructors. Through the app, instructors can easily create classes, distribute assignments, and communicate with their learners. Learners, on the other hand, can post completed assignments and engage in discussions with their colleagues. Communication via the app is in real-time and users can immediately receive sent images, audio, documents, and videos.


  3. Hangouts Meet

    Hangouts Meet

    Hangouts Meet is a business app created by Google to facilitate video calls during remote meetings from any part of the world. The app offers high-quality video conferencing features that can accommodate up to 250 participants. The app also offers real-time audio captions that are supported by Google’s speech-to-text technology.


  4. ABCmouse.com

    ABCmouse.com

    This is another education app but specifically for children. The app offers a learning platform for children between 2 and 8 years. The app covers mostly reading, math, art, and music topics but also includes more study areas. The app also has over 10,000 learning activities that are exciting for children. The app can be used by homeschoolers as it is easy to track and monitor study progress.


  5. News Home: Breaking News, Local & World News Today

    News Home: Breaking News, Local & World News Today

    News Home is a news app that offers breaking news, local, and world news at the convenience of your phone. Depending on your location, you will receive daily updates on news headlines, weather news, world news events, trending videos, and other interesting content depending on your preferences.