Peter Pham
Peter PhamCofounder Science

What were the best apps launched in 2017?

Looking for apps launched in 2017, now fairly big (few million users, maybe top 300 ranking overall etc. Hq Trivia & Yarn are two I can think of.
19 recommended
  1. 100

    Live trivia game show by the founder of Vine

    Ryan Hoover
    Ryan HooverFounder of Product Hunt & Weekend Fund · Written
    I see hundreds of consumer apps every month and truthfully very few of them feel fresh and new. HQ feels different and one of the best examples of tech elevating traditional TV entertainment. Truthfully, I have a lot of skepticism about its longevity but it's early and I'm sure @rus and team have some surprises. 😊
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  2. 64

    The social podcast app 🎧

    Erik Berlin
    Erik BerlinMaker, Breaker · Written
    Erik Berlin made this product
    Breaker is a podcast app with a social layer that opens up a new window to discovery. It’s kind of like what the podcast section of Product Hunt would have looked like if it was an app.
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  3. 34

    Digital business card

    Robert Bye
    Robert ByeProduct Manager at Figma · Written
    Makes business cards totally redundant
  4. 18

    One app to rule them all

    I'm really surprised no one mentioned Station yet :)
    joschiefrontend developer, glazy · Written
    Station is awesome. I use it every day for work and at university. It keeps nearly all my important apps in one space.
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    Thomas DIDIER
    Thomas DIDIERHead of Marketing · Written
    One of the coolest app I recently discovered! Use it every day at work
  5. 8
    Files Go by Google
    FerminRPGrowth Hacker · Written
    Free up space on your phone with just a few taps
  6. 7
    Pixabay Mobile App
    CareliaIn love with photography · Written
    I am a fan of Pixabay and really like the opportunity to use it on my phone. Thanks! Great images and still waiting for direct uploading from my phone.
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  7. 9

    Meet fun people based on activities & discover events!

    Sama Jashnani
    Sama JashnaniCo-Founder, DownToDash · Written
    Sama Jashnani made this product
    Meet people in the same location to do an activity together!
  8. 6

    Convert leads & retain customers with marketing automation

    Live chat with your to be customers right from your slack. One click integration to your website, with in minutes start conversation with your website visitors. All Chat Leads stored in a Dynamic Segment allowing you to re target and engage them for conversion.
  9. 6
    Shows with Music, from Anchor & Spotify

    Combine your talk segments with music and share to Spotify.

    I’m not completely sure this launched in 2017... but whatever, this definitely revolutionized my podcast habits! It’s also super easy to record your own audio and share your thoughts with the world... a vocal Twitter, sort of.
  10. 4

    Animate Sketch designs and generate production-ready code.

    Nicolás Prieto
    Nicolás PrietoLead Designer @Flow · Written
    Nicolás Prieto made this product
    Best animation - code export app in the neighborhood :)
  11. 3
    Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM)

    Run well-targeted email campaigns with Gmail & Google Sheets

    Easy mail merge for Gmail. Much needed add-on for Google Sheets to quickly setup and send email campaigns.
  12. 2
    JoJo: Go Record Yourself
    Antonis Tsagaris
    Antonis TsagarisAndroid Developer, codehouse five · Written
    Antonis Tsagaris made this product
    There's Twitter for micro-blogging, right? Why shouldn't there be an app for micro-podcasting? Think about it. Record three-minute (max) segments and let other people comment on them, with a twist: any comment also has to be an audio recording. Step on your soapbox and speak your mind!
  13. 2
    Floating Cloud

    A magnetically levitating ambient lamp.

    Unlimited DVR, $35/mo includes 6 accounts, decent channel lineup. Really well designed for a Google app.
  14. 2
    Bite: Review Dishes

    Find & share great food

    Peter Hwang made this product
    A refreshing way to share and discover new dishes nearby.
  15. 1

    Google Calendar inside your Trello

    It's for sure a brilliant Project Management tool. Finally, Planyway brought a handy calendar to Trello and synchronization with all the outer space.
  16. Arun
    ArunHappiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    One of the best tools I discovered this year. Discover interesting, factual, vetted content every day.
  17. 1

    Software for better customer service.

    Filipa Nascimento made this product
    Outplanr is a project and resource manager that turns your to do list into a weekly work plan, where you can see what your team is doing in real-time.
  18. 1

    Create interactive presentations

    Moody Boles
    Moody BolesFounder & CEO of Imaginators · Written
    Moody Boles made this product
    Easily create interactive presentations.
  19. 2
    Most downloaded app lock in Play Store. Protect privacy with password, pattern, fingerprint lock. Supports intruder selfie, incognito browser and multiple Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Linkedin accounts management. ★ #1 App lock in over 50 countries. ★ Over 300 Million users, supports 32 languages. ☞ AppLock can lock Facebook, Whatsapp, Gallery, Messenger, Snapchat, Instagram, SMS, Contacts, Gmail, Settings, incoming calls and any app you choose. Prevent unauthorized access and guard privacy. Ensure security. ☞ AppLock can hide pictures and videos. Hidden pictures and videos are vanished from Gallery and only visible in the photo and video vault. Protect private memories easily. No pin, no way. ☞AppLock has random keyboard and invisible pattern lock. No more worry people may peep the pin or pattern. More safe!
    Mobile security is more and more important nowadays, that’s why I think no matter who you are, what you do. You will need an app to protect your phone! I am using this app called ‘AppLock’, which is amazing because it can lock all of my apps, images even videos. This app is always on my list when it comes to app recommendation. The one thing that I like the most about this app is that it can take photos of the person who’s trying to unlock your phone! This feature is really funny because I always got the intruder selfie notification from my kids. They are trying really hard to unlock my phone for video games. If you are a cautious people, you really do need one of this app.