COVID 19 is brutally affecting the health and economic growth of the whole world. The manufacturing sector is also destroying completely major manufacturing plants that are either shut down or temporarily closed for uncertain times.

Don’t worry, this post is not going to disclose any negative statistics about this pandemic, however, the crisis losses are serious but it’s time to bounce back and look on the bright side. Being a leading mobile app development company, we are still working remotely to help out our client’s projects. 

This article is addressing business growth opportunities by winsome mobile app development to make headway. We are discussing top mobile app categories, app download, how mobile app development can help your business grow. 


You might be wondering…

Is creating a mobile app really sustainable in this crisis?


Definitely! To be honest, just look around you. In this global crisis, people have been locked down in their home, they have nothing to do much. Still, people are relying on mobile apps, we breathe apps, from buying groceries to entertainment, everything is depending on mobile applications.    

Here are a few statistics about how mobile apps are serving the world…

  • “The most downloaded apps categories in March 2020 are Game, Workplace Chat, and Entertainment.” As per Sensortower.
  • Over 3 billion smartphone users worldwide depending completely upon mobile apps.
  • According to Statista, “During Coronavirus, remotely work apps and e-Learning apps are most download app category in the USA”  

So, shaping your dream idea into mobile apps or creating your digital appearance is the only sustainable thing for business growth in this global crisis. 

Top Apps Download Worldwide & Popular Industries (March 2020)

  • TikTok (Entertainment)
  • Zoom (Remote Work)
  • WhatsApp (Chat App)
  • Facebook (Social Media)
  • Netflix (Video Streaming)
  • Google Classroom (e-Learning App) 
  • SHAREit (Productivity & Usability) 

Top Apps Download Worldwide

Image Source: SensorTower

Remotely Work

Before this pandemic, remote work was not considered as a primary working culture, but now every professional is working remotely. It’s hard to stay productive during work from home for many people, that’s why many companies depend on mobile apps. 

Top Remote Work Apps In March 2020:

Top Remote Work Apps In March 2020Top Remote Work Apps In March 2020

  • Zoom
  • DingTalk
  • VooV Meeting 
  • Microsoft Teams 

The Remote work app category is surprisingly growing faster worldwide. Apps for video conferencing, group chat, productivity, and professional apps are the most favorable apps during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Increase in downloads of COVID-19 impacted apps in the United States

According to Statista, “The shift to remote work and home education during the coronavirus pandemic in the United States has led to the explosive growth of app downloads. Between March 2 and 16, app downloads in the remote work category increased by 1,457 percent. This includes popular video conferencing app Zoom and communication platform Teams.”

Do you know?

Most of the IT companies have been either shut down temporarily or unable to complete the client’s projects due to the productivity issue. Only a few top mobile app development companies in the USA  such as Auxano Global Services, are serving and helping remotely their client’s requirements.     


Read Also: Auxano Global Services Helping Client Remotely In Global Crisis


It’s very clear that people are depending on apps that help remote work, productivity, and usability to make the best out of work from home. In short, Most of the popular industries are looking for a reliable enterprise mobility solution; thus, it’s the right time to create a mobile app for the remote work industry.         

Healthcare Industry:

First of all, Auxano Global Services would like to say thanks and appreciate all medical workers who are working tirelessly to save the world.

Nowadays, People are more health-conscious compared to before this coronavirus pandemic. The health and fitness app category also recites the same, healthcare apps download are increasing during this pandemic.

So, if you have an idea regarding fitness app development, then it is a perfect time to create a health app for your business growth. Find an apt healthcare app development partner to develop something beyond expectations. 


Read Also: Fitness App Development Cost And Features                  


e-Learning Industry:

Learning is one of the best solutions to heal our mental health during this pandemic. People have nothing to do much despite learning something new while staying at home, many students and professionals are using e-Learning apps to sustain their productivity in this global crisis.

Top 5 eLearning Apps Worldwide:

  • Udemy
  • Coursera
  • Google Classroom
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Duolingo     

As per the reports, app downloads in the eLearning category increased by 1,087 percent during coronavirus pandemic. Many entrepreneurs and Edu startups are leveraging this industry. People are enjoying the way eLearning platforms enrich the overall experience. In short, it is a profitable and sustainable idea to create an eLearning app for your business. 


Read Also: Best eLearning App Development Business Model & Cost


On-Demand Industry:

The on-demand industry has become a buzzword, customers are loving the one-tap shopping experience at their doorstep. In this pandemic, few on-demand services are affecting and few are leveraging from this situation.                       

Top On-demand Services in COVID-19:

  • On-demand food delivery 
  • On-demand grocery delivery
  • On-demand Courier Services  

Daily downloads of grocery delivery apps

It’s very hard to consume or spend time in this lockdown period, however, entertainment apps can help you out. People are watching movies, web series, and dramas to entertain themselves, therefore, the entertainment industry is not affected by coronavirus pandemic.   

Do you know?

Netflix and TikTok apps are the most downloaded apps in March 2020. 

Netflix is a kind of on-demand video streaming app that is ranked top in this category. Many entrepreneurs are already crafting Netflix clone app development because statistics are indicating a profitable investment to create a Netflix like apps.         

TikTok is a well-known and popular app worldwide. This app ranked top in most download apps list of march 2020 at every app store. 

Want to know the best part?  

  • TikTok has around 800 million active users worldwide.
  • It has been downloaded over 1.5 billion times on the app store. (Google & Apple)
  • 41% of TikTok users are from the 16 to 24 age group.

The ease of user-generated content helps TikTok to gain such attention. People are enjoying the alluring UI and personalizing content in this pandemic. So, it’s your time to create a TikTok clone app and leverage it from the entertainment industry.

If you’re planning to create an entertainment app, then we are the best source. Auxano Global Services is a renowned entertainment app development company having ample expertise in the same niche. Our bespoke solutions are apt for your business requirements. 

You might be thinking, 

What about the gaming industry?

Actually, the online gaming industry is something like gold that has never been affected by any situation. The game app category is the most popular category in the app store from the decade, therefore, the game is always on for this industry. 

Games are the best way to kill boredom and spent times, even users are more actively playing and downloading games in coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, it’s always considered profitable to invest in game app development.  

That’s all from our side, we hope this piece of content can help your business to survive in this pandemic. If you’ve got a dream idea and plan for app development, then contact us. 

We are a leading mobile app development company having a team of experienced developers. Auxano Global Services is working remotely to help our client’s requirements in this global crisis without sacrificing any productivity and quality in our solutions. 



COVID 19 Impact

We can understand that it is not the right time to talk about business while the whole world is facing a global crisis but we all need to look on the bright side while everyone is spreading negativity. It’s our duty to help people by serving remotely, after all, hope is the key.

We discussed popular industries such as healthcare, on-demand, entertainment, and eLearning that are doing well in this crisis. All you need to do is create a strong digital appearance for business to always be available for your customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. How much does app development cost?

    App development can cost around $10k to $50k depending upon the type of app, features required, complexity, and hourly charges of app developers.

  • 2. How much does it cost to build an app for a small business?

    The cost of developing an app for a small business will go around $15K to $25k. The price can vary as per the business requirement and app development company you choose.

  • 3. How much does it cost to build an app in 2023?

    App development can cost around $10k to $50k depending upon the type of app, features required, complexity, and hourly charges of app developers.

About the Author

Nirav Upadhyay

Nirav Upadhyay

Nirav Upadhyay is a Digital marketing Head at Auxano Global Services, a renowned Digital Marketing Company. He started his career as an SEO Analyst in 2006 and has been in the field ever since. He excels at Search Engine Optimization, SMM, SEM and Product Marketing. Alongside his work as a Digital Marketing Head, Nirav also contributes to publications such as Entrepreneur, Bloomberg Businessweek, CIO, Huffington Post, The Drum and TNW.