Apple recently released it’s annual “Best of” feature for iTunes and the app store. The feature lists the top free, paid and grossing iPhone and iPad apps of 2012 along with picks for best game and non-game app of the year for both iOS devices.

Apple nominated Action Movie FX as non-game iPhone app of the year. The app, developed by JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot Interactive studio, allows users to add “Hollywood FX” to their videos. When considering top iPad apps, Apple took significant interest in Paper, a drawing and notebook app by FiftyThree, nominating it the best iPad app of the year.

As far as game app nominations went, Apple chose Jungle Run by Ubisoft’s Rayman as best iPhone app of 2012 and The Room by Fireproof Games as best iPad game of the year.The Room was a captivating, puzzling game with a mystery twist that accrued a large number of fans this year.

Comprised by Inside Mobile Apps, here is a list of the top 10 free, paid and grossing apps for iPhone and iPad:

Top Free iPhone Apps

  • 1. YouTube
  • 2. Instagram
  • 3. Draw Something Free
  • 4. Flashlight
  • 5. Facebook
  • 6. Pandora
  • 7. Temple Run
  • 8. Pinterest
  • 9. Twitter
  • 10. Skype

Top Paid iPhone Apps

  • 1. Angry Birds Space
  • 2. WhatsApp Messenger
  • 3. Draw Something
  • 4. Camera+
  • 5. Where’s My Water?
  • 6. Angry Birds Star Wars
  • 7. Fruit Ninja
  • 8. Angry Birds
  • 9. Bejeweled
  • 10. Tetris

Top Grossing iPhone

  • 1. Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North
  • 2. Slotmania
  • 3. Pokey by Zynga
  • 4. DragonVale
  • 5. Pandora
  • 6. Rage of Bahamut
  • 7. Bejeweled Blitz
  • 8. Clash of Clans
  • 9. CSR Racing
  • 10. The Simpsons: Tapped Out

Top Free iPad Apps

  • 1. Skype
  • 2. Temple Run
  • 3. Facebook
  • 4. Netflix
  • 5. The Weather Channel for iPad
  • 6. Draw Something Free
  • 7. Kindle
  • 8. Pandora
  • 9. Angry Birds HD Free
  • 10. Calculator Pro for iPad Free

Top Paid iPad Apps

  • 1. Angry Birds Space HD
  • 2. Where’s My Water?
  • 3. Pages
  • 4. Draw Something
  • 5. Notability
  • 6. Angry Birds Star Wars HD
  • 7. iPhoto
  • 8. Minecraft — Pocket Edition
  • 9. Where’s My Perry?
  • 10. Words With Friends HD

Top Grossing iPad Apps

  • 1. DragonVale
  • 2. Slotmania HD
  • 3. Comics
  • 4. Pages
  • 5. Quickoffice Pro HD
  • 6. Slotmania
  • 7. Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North
  • 8. Modern War
  • 9. Mystery Manor: Hidden Adventure HD
  • 10. Clash of Clans

The full list of all categories and nominations can be found on iTunes and the app store.

 

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