iTunes Rewind: Apple Highlights the Best and Top-Selling Apps of 2009

Apple has once again released their iTunes Rewind listings, highlighting the best, and top-selling iPhone and iPod touch apps of 2009. In the US App Store, it breaks down as follows:

  • Spider: the Secret of Bryce Manor [$2.99 - iTunes link] and Real Racing [$4.99 - iTunes link] lead best games
  • Sims 3 [$6.99 - iTunes link] and the Oregon Trail [$4.99 - iTunes link] lead top selling games.
  • ReelDirector [$4.99 - iTunes link] and Magellan RoadMate 2010 North America [$79.99 - iTunes link] lead best apps.
  • MobileNavigator North America [$89.99 - iTunes link] and At Bat [Currently free - iTunes link] lead top selling apps.

Apple also has lists up for best music [iTunes link], best movies [iTunes link], best TV shows [iTunes link], best audio books [iTunes link], and best podcasts [iTunes link].

Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.