Best Apps For iPhone XS And iPhone XS Max

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If you have already got hold of the iPhone XS or iPhone Max, loading it with apps is the first thing you want to do. When it comes to the choice of applications to be downloaded on the phone, the options are vast.

With a wide variety of amazing apps to choose from, you can go through some of them to decide the best. The list of the following apps will be sure to keep you engaged. Let's see the best apps for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max without further ado.

Best Apps For iPhone XS And iPhone XS Max

1. 1Password

This is one of the best apps to be used as a password manager in the iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max. If you are keen to save your passwords, this is the most secure option and offers a variety of choices. For instance, you can store passwords in the cloud service of 1Password, in its local vault, or in Dropbox.

Download 1Password

2. Slor

If you are looking for an app to edit blurs on your photos, this is the one. Not only is it easy to use, but the effects are long-lasting. This app allows you to tap on any part of the photo you need to focus on, and the effect will be applied immediately.

iPhone XS App slor

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3. Oh She Glows

When you download this app, you will come across more than ninety plant-based recipes. These recipes not only look attractive but are healthy as well. You can get step-wise instructions for every dish you want to prepare, nutritional information about the dish, tips and tricks for preparation, and a dish description.

iPhone XS Max App oh she Glows

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This is one of the best third-party camera apps to be used on the phone. While accessing all the image controls, such as focus, exposure, and brightness, you can shoot images in RAW. One of the reasons this app stands out from the rest is the use of filters. All you need to do is to pick up a preset and edit the images you have shot.

VSCO iphone XS App

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5. MyFitnessPal

You must download this app to make changes to your fitness routine. It allows users to take pictures of different bar codes to note the information about the nutritional content of the food. You can reach the aim of the desired weight with the help of this app.

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6. Darkroom and Halide

Darkroom is an app that allows users to make edits to photographs in depth. You will find a tool in this app that lets you adjust the blurring effect, and the blur slider works just as you would expect it to. You can make slight changes in the photo's depth map with the help of the twin knobs of the slider. You can also use the slider if you need to include the foreground of the blur. On the other hand, the depth map applies varied effects on the foreground and background.

Halide is another camera app that can shoot RAW images and capture clicks in Portrait Mode. With Portrait Mode in Halide, you can get improved images as opposed to the built-in mode of the device. It does not compel you to re-frame the clicks to initiate the 3D effect. You have to decide on the frame and shoot to enhance the depth effect in the photographs.

iPhone XS Max App Halide

Download Darkroom

Download Halide

7. Overcast

With the help of this free podcast app, you can utilize some of its best features, such as Volume Boost and Smart Speed, along with a vivid interface. The Smart Playlist feature of the app is filled with features you will enjoy.

iphone XS App Overcast

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8. Xbox

The mobile companion app from Microsoft, specially designed for Xbox One, helps users navigate the menus of Xbox using their smartphones. This app is compatible with the other complicated apps of Xbox, such as messaging and achievements.

iPhone XS Max App Xbox

9. Houseparty

Apple has ripped off this feature allowing you to create rooms where your friends drop in every now and then.

Download Houseparty

10. Depth

Depth is similar to a visualization tool as you can play and view using the app to see the shots in the 3D wire-frame or false color images. The images can be cropped or rotated while keeping the depth data intact, saving the data, and inverting the depth.

The inverted maps are stunning, and you can return to the Photos app to blur the images again, but the only difference is that they will create a blurring effect on the foreground, not the background.

iPhone XS Max App Depth Cam

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11. Focos

A new feature on this device allows you to edit the effect of depth after taking a photograph. If you prefer this feature, you will want to download this app that allows you to control the back and front bokeh with a greater depth range.

Download Focos

12. Tab

You may want to stay away when the time comes to split up the check. However, with this app, the work becomes easy. All you have to do is take a photo of the receipt and assign the items to the individuals in the group. After this, you can split the tip, prices, and tax. It is not over yet; you can share the receipt with the rest of the group, as this app supports Venmo. No more excuses from people who avoid the bill.

iPhone XS Max App Tab

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13. Pcalc Lite

Pcalc lite is a flourishing calculator app on the phone. This device supports Siri Shortcuts. You can create a Siri Shortcut to convert the amount already present on the clipboard.

Pcalc lite iphone XS App

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14. Instant eSports

If you are a fan of League of Legends, you will love the app as it provides live scores, a recap of the matches, and breaking news. The app gives you access to the latest statistics, and you enjoy chatting with the other fans.

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15. Snapseed

With the help of this app, you can easily edit photographs. You may take a lot of shots using the device's camera, but not all of them will be great. The intuitive user interface of this app can help you change the gestures and adjust the contrast, highlights, vibrancy, and brightness.

iphone XS App Snapspeed

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16. Apollo

This app lets you add more lights to a scene and helps in making it realistic, as the depth map allows the software to understand how the images look in real life. The best thing is the ability of this app to add about twenty lights, and you can surround the scene with those lights. Moreover, you can also change the color of the lights and adjust the spread and depth.

It may not work for every photograph, but it is definitely worth the price you pay for downloading it. For those images with a lack of dramatic lighting effects, using this app helps you to get the best. It offers way more natural results than the other photo apps available.

iphone XS App Apollo

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17. Yelp

Whether you want to look for a hardware store or a restaurant, this app delivers the best results. Any location you need, and the app can help you find what you require. It also includes a map view and the reviews of other users as well.

iPhone XS Max App Yelp

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18. Spotify

This is a third-party music streaming service for those users who want to try something other than what Apple already provides. Using algorithms, crowd-sourced data, and curators, you come across some of the best playlists that are to be personalized according to use. The app contains a useful music discovery engine.

Spotify iphone XS App

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19. Fandango

This app allows you to buy movie tickets or get information about your preferred show times. You come to know about the sold-out shows instead of returning home with a broken heart when you cannot catch your favorite show in the movie hall.

iPhone XS Max App Fandango

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20. Pocket

Even though there are pretty amazing things you can read on iPhone XS or iPhone Max, you may not have the time to go through the entire length of the information. You can add the information to this app, which will download easily on your device. The app strips all the formatting aspects of the article so that you can only view the images and text. It presents the article beautifully on the device and makes it easy for you to read.

iphone XS App pocket

Download Pocket

21. OpenTable

This great app helps you discover new restaurants and menus when you fly. You can even book a table using this app.

Open Table iphone XS max App

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22. Reeder 3

If you are a user of any RSS service, this one is one of the most prominent RSS readers on iPhone devices. With an intuitive user interface, this is a gesture-based app you will enjoy. The Black theme and the reading experience are stunning.

iPhone XS Max App Reader 3

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23. Ticketmaster

Whether it is a sporting event, a theater, or a concert for which you want to get the tickets, you can get all of them here in this app. For transferring or selling tickets and getting alerts about the artists' performances, users can make the most of this wonderful app.

Download Ticketmaster

24. Google Maps

Unfortunately, Apple Maps is still not the most reliable means for sourcing the locations as it does not have the best navigation features for different countries across the globe. For most users of the iPhone XS or the iPhone Max, Google Maps is the favorite, as you can rely on its navigation features.

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25. Sweatcoin

This amazing app lets you convert sweat and toil while exercising into currency. When you sweat more, you can get more coins and use them on rewards such as electronics or gift cards.

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26. Scanbot

Although there is a document-scanning app on the device, it is basic. To boost the scanning ability of your phone, you can download this app on your device and enjoy the super scanning ability of Scanbot. You can automate the sharing and scanning process by creating a workflow. Tap on the button, and you can scan a few pages at super speed and upload them in a Dropbox folder. You can also share the scanned file with a few friends if you want.

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27. Calm

With all the stress and strain you undergo in the workplace, and at home, you need time and this app for meditation. The app offers guided meditation sessions for beginners along with scheduled programs for those at the advanced or intermediate level. There are adult bedtime stories you can listen to through this app, know some of the best breathing exercises, and use soothing sounds of nature when you practice yoga.

Calm iphone XS max App

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28. Just Press Record

Even though there is a new design in the Voice Memo of iOS 12, this app is better and simpler. To open the app, tap on the recording button. You can start the recording process from the widget or use the Apple Watch.

iphone XS App Just press record

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29. Pandora Music

Pandora utilizes music science to create stations based on artists or songs, so it is time to switch on the AM radio. Just tell the app your likes and dislikes, and it will listen to what's soothing for your ears.

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30. Dropbox

Dropbox is the best option for syncing and storing your files. This app offers great results when it comes to creating folders quickly, uploading documents and photos, or sharing files. You can also create files for offline use.

iphone XS App Dropbox

Download Dropbox

31. Apple News

You can cut out the rest of the news apps and enjoy this one to stay updated. The For You tab here helps you choose and pick specific apps from which you would like to receive notifications. If you want to find articles with specific subjects, you can save them to view them later offline.

iPhone XS Max App Apple news

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32. Dropbox Paper

This app includes a document collaboration feature and is certainly a better option when compared with Google Docs. Designed with thoughts, this app easily embeds media and tables too. You can leave comments, tag the collaborators, and track the to-dos in a single view.

iphone XS App Dropbox paper

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33. Venmo

This is the best payment app you can use as it directly connects with the debit card. It is compatible with different shopping apps and offers free money transfers.

iPhone XS Max App Venmo

Download Venmo

34. TickTick

This is the best iPhone manager for you and is free with loads of features. While using Siri to add tasks, you can also utilize the basic features of this app, such as natural language processing, due dates, reminders, multiple projects, smart lists, and more.

Download TickTick

35. Google Play Books

For reading enthusiasts, this app offers you millions of reading lists from which to choose. You can now read even when you are offline. The notes you take while reading sync to Google Drive to share and collaborate with a group. Listening to books on the go with no added subscription makes this app popular among users.

iPhone XS Max App Google play books

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36. Bear Notes

This is certainly better than Apple Notes, with a list of rich text editing features. When writing in Markdown, you can import it to PDF or HTML. The presence of a formatting bar over the keyboard makes the manipulation of texts easy. With supportive features such as drag and drop, you hardly need an excuse not to use this app.

iphone XS App Bear notes

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37. OfferUp

With this app, you can sell or buy items locally and list items through the phone. While browsing the items by image, category, and location, you can send messages to prospective buyers or sellers. Due to the safety features present on this app, you can ensure that your transactions are secured.

iphone XS max App offer up

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38. Shortcuts

This is probably one of the most prominent apps to download on your brand-new iPhone XS or iPhone Max. Due to the integration of Siri functionality on the device, you simply have to go to Settings and Siri & Search to turn an action into a Shortcut. This is one of the best apps for system-level automation on the iPhone.

While creating a list of actions, one following the other, this one is an app from the maker of the phone, Apple, so you can simply tell Siri and start a workflow. Creating a shortcut for anything right from the weather to changing the lights, coffee machine, or starting a playlist, everything can be easily done with a single command.

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You can swear by the list of the apps that are listed above and download more if you have your favorites. Indeed, using the iPhone XS or iPhone Max with these apps can make your life easy and enjoyable.

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