Track and Compare Mobile Apps and Games
Benchmark App Performance
Benchmark apps based on downloads, including estimated monthly downloads and estimated downloads by country.
Access historical app download data via the App Watchlist’s Historical Performance tool.
Track app ratings over a given time period. View daily changes to average app ratings.
Follow real-time top chart rankings by country with trend indicators to note daily changes. Monitor the top-grossing apps by country.
A visual overview of when apps released updates. Filter by update type.
With the App Watchlist, you’ll be able to see which SDKs are currently integrated into each app that you track, as well as which SDKs have been removed from them.
In addition, with the changelog feature, you’ll be able to identify when these SDKs were installed or removed. As such, you’ll have a better understanding of how the apps’ tech stacks have evolved over time.
App Store Optimization (ASO) Insights
Keywords are essential for App Store Optimization (ASO). That’s why the App Watchlist makes it possible to monitor keyword rankings for all the apps you track.
Find all keywords your watchlist apps rank for. See app rankings for specific keywords. Gain insight into near real-time ranking changes, keyword traffic metrics, and keyword ranking difficulty.
With these insights, you can:
- Keep an eye on your ASO strategy.
- See how your keyword performance stacks up to competitors.
- Pick out high-value keywords you should be optimizing for.
- And more!
Currently, the App Watchlist supports the English language for the US App Store and Google Play Store. However, more languages and countries will be available in the near future.
Benchmark Your Competition
Each one of your mobile competitors has a secret sauce for their success. The App Watchlist will help you determine their key ingredients. Not only will you be able to see your competitors’ market share, but you’ll also be able to track their past and present download trends and a host of other factors driving their strategy.
Which countries are driving their growth.
How they categorize their apps in the app stores.
SDKs they use or have removed.
Their app ratings and top chart rankings.
Track Your Own Apps
The App Watchlist is perfect for tracking apps across the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. Since everything is available in one, easy-to-use dashboard, you’ll be able to quickly spot changes to things like ratings, top chart rankings, download trends, and more.
Moreover, you’ll be able to drill down to the country level, so you can see which countries and regions are driving your success. This data can then be used to make informed marketing, sales, and other business decisions.
Discover App Market Trends
The App Watchlist is also a great tool for discovering app market trends since it enables you to examine the activity of market leaders and newcomers.
You’ll have insight into the go-to-market strategies of each app that you track, including which countries they’re targeting, developer updates, which SDKs have been added or removed, and more.
How our customers are using our App Watchlist
Benchmark mobile games and create market-informed roadmaps. With the 42matters App Watchlist, you can browse 800,000+ published and unpublished iOS games and 1.8+ million published and unpublished Android games.
- Conduct mobile gaming market research.
- Benchmark mobile games for competitive analysis.
- Analyze integrated SDKs.
- Create market-informed mobile game product roadmaps.
Perform market research and competitor analysis to uncover winning mobile strategies. Keep an eye on developer updates and changelogs, integrated SDKs, release dates, and performance metrics like ratings, rankings, and estimated downloads for all mobile apps across all iOS genres and Android categories.
- Identify trendy apps, including the fastest-growing apps in your niche.
- Detect when publishers release new versions, update content ratings, and revise titles or descriptions with fresh keywords.
- See how your competitors monetize and localize their apps.
- Correlate all updates and strategies with download trends and top chart rankings.
Conduct ad tech market research. Benchmark apps you’d like to use for advertising. Follow regional and country-specific download trends and tailor your ad placement strategy accordingly. SDK analysis makes it possible for you to find all apps and app developers that use your ad network SDK or your competitors' SDKs.
- Conduct Ad Tech-specific market research and competitor analysis.
- Quickly and easily compare data points for any Android or iOS app.
- See when developers remove your ad network SDK or when targeted apps remove your competitors' SDKs.