Apple revealed the winners of this year’s App Store Awards on Thursday. The list includes the best apps and games for its iPhone, iPad, iMac and Apple Watch platforms.
Among the winners, the iPhone Game of the Year is the well-known “League of Legends: Wild Rift“, which brings League of Legends, a classic MOBA game, to mobile smartphones and tablets.
The iPhone App of the Year is “Toca Life: World”, and its developer is Toca Boca AB. With its ease of gameplay, requiring only clicking and dragging, the game is for children to learn about different professions and places.
The iPad is a tablet focusing on image and video production and entertainment tools. The iPad App of the Year is “LumaFusion”, a video editing tool developed by Luma Touch LLC. According to the official introduction, this well-made, powerful and easy-to-use video editing tool can create real movie textures for any video for both professionals and amateur creators.
The Mac App of the Year is “Craft”, developed by Luki Labs. The program integrates a note app, word processor and document management tool all in one. The Apple Watch App of the Year is “CARROT Weather”, a weather app developed by Grailr LLC, which provides a variety of weather-related functions and alerts and can be customized to users’ needs.
At the same time, Apple also announced the 2021 trend winners of the Apple App Store. The design app Canva is on the list. Cameron Adams, co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Canva, said in an interview that in Canva’s newest version, painting components will be added to allow users to draw their own image elements through tools such as the Apple Pencil.
Apple said that, as always, it focused on technological innovation, user experience and product design. In addition, the company also considers the impact of an app on their users’ overall life. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement: “All the developers who won the 2021 App Store Awards provided the best apps and games of the year with their enthusiasm, and also stimulated the creativity of millions of users around the world.”