16 Must-Have Apple Watch Apps

If you are an Apple Watch owner and wondering which apps to download, you've come to the right place. In this post, we will make a list of 16 of the most popular Apple Watch apps that you would most probably be glad to have on your wrist.

If using smartphones didn't make you quit the habit of using a wristwatch like me or if the new smartwatches made you want to wear a watch with many capabilities, the Apple Watch is just for you, as it offers a wide selection of smartwatch apps in many categories. From tracking your daily activities to making calculations and translations, from checking the weather to booking a hotel, you can now do most of the things that you have been doing on your smartphone, on the new smartwatches, thanks to the ever-growing family of Apple Watch apps.

Most of the Apple Watch apps are adapted to the watch interface from their iPhone and iPad versions. They are made smaller, more responsive and easier to use, taking into account the size of the watch screen and the needs of the watch user. You can find many apps for free on the iTunes store, some with in-app purchases, and some other apps for a small fee.

Before you download any apps to your Apple Watch, carefully read their description on the iTunes app page, check their screenshots and go over the reviews to figure out if the app is what you really need. Since the apps don't have a separate description page for their Apple Watch versions, pay attention to the differences between the iPhone/iPad and Watch versions before you press the download button.

Let's continue now with our list of 16 popular apps to download for Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Apps List

With no specific order, here are some of the most popular Apple Watch apps that you should give a try, depending on what sort of functionality you will be expecting from your watch.

1. Hours Time Tracking

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The Hours Time Tracking app for Apple Watch is a time tracking app you can use for tracking all your work related or leisure activities, with the help of reminders. It is free and available in many languages.

Here is the link to Hours Time Tracking app on the iTunes store.

2. Things

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Things Apple Watch app is a task manager app that helps you easily manage and organize your daily tasks, work related tasks and other things. It is not free but for the things you can do with it, that should be a worthy investment.

Here is the link to Things app on the iTunes store.

3. 1Password

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1Password is a quite useful app if you don't want to memorize all your passwords (which you really shouldn't worry about). It stores all the important passwords and similar information for you and makes that information available with the use of a master password.

Here is the link to 1Password app on the iTunes store.

4. Dark Sky Weather

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If you never go out without checking the weather,Dark Sky Weather is the app you will want on your Apple Watch. It provides weather forecast and informs you about when it will rain and snow, so that you can plan your outside activities accordingly.

Here is the link to Dark Sky Weather app on the iTunes store.

5. Babbel

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If you are learning a new language or if you are traveling other countries a lot, Babbel app will be a good and helpful friend on your Apple Watch. Its basic module is free but you can purchase language lessons from within the app.

Here is the link to Babbel app on the iTunes store.

6. Transit

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Transit is a free app to help you plan your trip, monitor departure times and check transit lines nearby. It works in over 100 cities and also makes booking a car easy.

Here is the link to Transit app on the iTunes store.

7. WebMD - Health and Wellness Information

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If you like keeping track of your own health, you will find WebMD a highly useful Apple Watch app. It provides healthy living information, interactive tools and local health listings.

Here is the link to WebMD app on the iTunes store.

8. Quick Fit

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Quick Fit provides 7-minute full body workouts for your daily workout routines. It allows you to keep track of your workout progress and weight as well as provides notifications while exercising.

Here is the link to Quick Fit app on the iTunes store.

9. Shazam

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Have you ever heard a song when you were out and wished you knew the name of the song? Shazam app is the answer to this wish as it helps you identify a song and provide its lyrics to sing along.

Here is the link to Shazam app on the iTunes store.

10. djay

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djay is the world's best-selling DJ app for iPhone and now it's on Apple Watch with the improved version 2. You can access your iTunes and Spotify music library, perform and record mixes.

Here is the link to djay app on the iTunes store.

11. Mint - Money Manager

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Mint is a personal finance and budgeting app that helps you with managing your money and expenses. You can easily set goals and track your expenses, create a budget, receive bill reminders and get tips for saving money.

Here is the link to Mint app on the iTunes store.

12. HotelTonight

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HotelTonight is an online hotel booking app for your Apple Watch, which helps you find top rated hotels, locate last minute booking deals and book quickly in 10 seconds. It's a free app that's available in multiple languages like English, French, Spanish and Russian.

Here is the link to HotelTonight app on the iTunes store.

13. Find Near Me

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Anyone who checks for nearby stores and locations will find Find Near Me to be extremely useful. It helps you easily locate banks, restaurants, hotels, beauty salons, coffee shops near you and creates guided paths to them.

Here is the link to Find Near Me app on the iTunes store.

14. Currency

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Currency is a simple currency converter app for Apple Watch that you will most probably be using frequently if you are working in the finance field or if you are trading goods and services with other countries in different currencies.

Here is the link to Currency app on the iTunes store.

15. Cruncher - Watch Calculator

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Cruncher is a free digital calculator app for Apple Watch. It does the basic four operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Its user interface is designed for touch accuracy and enhanced visibility.

Here is the link to Cruncher app on the iTunes store.

16. Runtastic

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Runtastic is one of the popular Apple Watch apps that helps you plan and keep track of your running sessions. It displays the total distance, your speed, heartbeats and total approximate calories burned.

Here is the link to Runtastic app on the iTunes store.

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These are some of the best Apple Watch apps that are worth a try. There are many more apps in the iTunes store and more of them are being developed every day. Hopefully, this list will help you find some useful apps that will assist you in your everyday activities.

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