App Reviews API


Get app reviews data for an iOS app available on Apple App Store.

Definition

Endpoint:

GET https://data.42matters.com/api/v2.0/ios/apps/reviews.json

Hits per request:

3

Rate limit:

5 QPS

Required plan:

basic or above.

Parameters

Name Required Description Available Values Default
access_token required Your access token for using this API. You can get it for FREE by signing up .
id required The app ID on the iTunes store - (e.g for Facebook the ID is 284882215). Existing App ID on iTunes Store
rating optional Filter reviews with a specific rating value. A valid integer number in the range 1 to 5, for example: 4
start_date optional Get reviews newer than this date. A valid date in the format yyyy-MM-dd, for example: 2016-05-24
end_date optional Get reviews older than this date. A valid date in the format yyyy-MM-dd, for example: 2016-05-30
days optional Set the date range from yesterday to the specified number of days in the past. This field overwrites start_date and end_date. 1-30 30 (if no start_date and end_date)
lang optional Return language-specific reviews. ID of Supported Languages
limit optional Number of reviews to return. 1-100 10
page optional Page based on the limit parameter, used for pagination. 1 - max pages. 1
callback optional If supplied, the response will use the JSONP format with a callback of the given name.

Responses

Status Code Indication Content-Type Body
200 Everything is OK application/json
Attribute Type Description
trackId String Numeric unique identifier for the app assigned by Apple
trackCensoredName String App title
sellerName String Seller company name (developer name)
userRatingCount Integer Number of ratings of the app for all versions
averageUserRating Double The average rating of the app for all versions (from 0 to 5, 5 highest)
artworkUrl512 URL Icon image with 512px square sizes
artworkUrl100 URL Icon image with 100px square sizes
formattedPrice String Price and currency of the app
trackViewUrl URL Link to the app on the Apple App Store
start_date Date A date in the format: yyyy-MM-dd
end_date Date A date in the format: yyyy-MM-dd
number_reviews Integer Number of reviews returned
total_reviews Integer Number of reviews available based on query/filters used
page Integer Current page
limit Integer Maximum number of reviews per page.
total_pages Integer Number of pages available based on "limit" parameter.
reviews Array of Objects Sorted list of reviews objects in the response. Each reviews contains: author_id, title, rating, lang, content, date, app_version.
404 The track id/bundle id is not found application/json Error object
402 Your request exceeds what's allowed by your current subscription plan application/json Error object
403 Your access token is not valid application/json Error object
429 Your request rate is over the limit application/json Error object

Example Request

Example Response

{
	"trackId": "343200656",
	"trackCensoredName": "Angry Birds",
	"sellerName": "Rovio Entertainment Ltd",
	"userRatingCount": 824844,
	"averageUserRating": 4.5,
	"artworkUrl512": "http://is5.mzstatic.com/image/thumb/Purple128/v4/bf/2c/24/bf2c242e-7489-330c-b7b9-d187a43a05a7/source/512x512bb.jpg",
	"artworkUrl100": "http://is5.mzstatic.com/image/thumb/Purple128/v4/bf/2c/24/bf2c242e-7489-330c-b7b9-d187a43a05a7/source/100x100bb.jpg",
	"trackViewUrl": "https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/angry-birds/id343200656?mt=8&uo=4",
	"formattedPrice": "Free",
	"start_date": "2017-12-23",
	"reviews": [
		{
			"author_id": "3a4c6a43852fd6bea273840cb5fda6ba",
			"title": "Crashing game glitches",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "I enjoy the game but sometimes it won\u2019t give the little energy clips. All I get is a black screen and then I have to close the game. Then I open it again and it closes automatically. So I keep trying only to get frustrated and quit trying. The game is five stars but with the crashing I rate it a single star.",
			"date": "2018-01-20",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "4c8835b8dcde08cb24b104825cfb6404",
			"title": "Mito",
			"rating": 5,
			"lang": null,
			"content": "U M C L A S S I C O N E B B",
			"date": "2018-01-20",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "563170e93ee7ddae619457c234ce96dd",
			"title": "TOO. MANY. ADS.",
			"rating": 2,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "BREAKS. YOUR. GAME.",
			"date": "2018-01-20",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "1dc3d4d8e62340e774431069c698d604",
			"title": "How do you go from 5 stars to 1?",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Easy. Just do what angry birds did and make it a pay to play app. Whoever came up with this idea should be fired and fed to the wolves.",
			"date": "2018-01-20",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "df83f9a2f57e56d71388660689b943c3",
			"title": "Game was good to bad",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Back then, you can try any level in the game which was fun. Now you need stars to do that. Made the game more boring. Plz make the game better with all levels plz. \n\nThank you",
			"date": "2018-01-20",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "ed916e6ab0ac7ada59f96c9ab9703131",
			"title": "Don\u2019t bother",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Takes numerous times for the app to open and the number of ads is excessive. A very good thing has been ruined...",
			"date": "2018-01-20",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "295814c207b3e23fbb1f621d5c6e9abc",
			"title": "Yes!",
			"rating": 3,
			"lang": "en",
			"content": "Good game, but sadly it has become increasingly destroyed by microtransactions.",
			"date": "2018-01-17",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "27db1e235bf277ca89b4131d2d76cea0",
			"title": "Unversch\u00e4mt! Mighty Eagle doppelt bezahlen?",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "de",
			"content": "Habe das Spiel inkl. Mighty Eagle schon mal gekauft, nach Handy Wechsel Spiel aus dem Store kostenlos geladen, aber Mighty Eagle nochmal bezahlt? Echt unversch\u00e4mt, ich will meine 5,49\u20ac zur\u00fcck. Verdammten geldgeilen Abzocker!",
			"date": "2018-01-17",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "ac8d37a4402175d0bd06b608c1b67d74",
			"title": "Dauerhafte Abst\u00fcrze..",
			"rating": 2,
			"lang": "de",
			"content": "Ich habe dieses Spiel wieder installiert, da mir die Lust bekam, das mal wieder zu zocken. \nLeider h\u00e4ngt es sich jedes Mal wieder auf, wenn man versucht, dieses Spiel zu starten! Oftmals sind 4-6 Anl\u00e4ufe n\u00f6tig, um \u00fcberhaupt mal ein Level spielen zu k\u00f6nnen. Schade um ein so gutes Spiel f\u00fcr zwischendurch. \nIch bitte schleunigst um ein neues Update!",
			"date": "2018-01-17",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		},
		{
			"author_id": "93680b6e99518101614a70d43a1da8e6",
			"title": "Es war mal eins der besten iOS-Spiele",
			"rating": 1,
			"lang": "de",
			"content": "Es ist sehr schade, dass dieses Spiel so verk\u00fcmmert ist. St\u00e4ndig gibt es popups mit Werbung und das Spiel ist nicht mehr das was es mal war. Eigentlich eine Frechheit: Man kauft das Spiel und es ist werbefrei und einfach perfekt gestaltet. Und nun... Eine Geldabzockmaschine vollgepumpt mit Werbung.\nDies ist eigentlich eine Paradebeispiel daf\u00fcr, dass man nie automatisierten Upgrades vertrauen sollte, sondern immer ein kritisches Auge auf alles Neue haben sollte.",
			"date": "2018-01-17",
			"app_version": "7.8.7"
		}
	],
	"number_reviews": 10,
	"total_reviews": 142,
	"page": 1,
	"limit": 10,
	"total_pages": 15
}

Last Modified: 2017-10-30


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