With the world going digital, cellphones and the internet have become a necessity in every household. Along with the growing number of smartphone users, the number of app downloads has also increased rapidly over the years. As per a report from App Annie, smartphone users use 9 to 10 apps daily on average and over 30 apps per month. Our every activity is now being managed with the help of apps and there have been numerous apps designed to aid our needs[Nepali Android Apps].
In the context of Nepal, there have been major new innovations made in the past years in the app market. It is one of the growing markets of the country and slowly but surely the number of users have been growing in this market. The technological ecosystem has already brought the fear of missing out (FOMO) in this digital world if you aren’t updated with the growing apps as well as their uses. So, Here is a list of the top 10 Nepali apps in the market.
Let’s start off with the most downloaded app in Nepal. Hamro Patro is a calendar app developed by Shankar Raj Uprety in 2010. It was released in Google Play in 2012. It is one of the first apps in the history of Nepali apps to be downloaded more than a five million times.
With over 5 million downloads, Hamro Patro, as the name suggests, is basically a Nepali Calendar app but is not only limited to that. This app provides various other features which enable the users to get updated with the latest news, exam routines, events, and foreign exchange rates. In addition, Hamro Patro also has other in-built features in the app such as Hamro Radio, Hamro Audio, Hamro Videos which gives you a complete package.
Pathao is a ride-sharing app within Kathmandu valley that connects people who are looking for a ride with people and who are willing to share their ride in two-wheeler. The app helps you to book the easiest and fastest ride available, avoiding wait time, unlike public transportation.
Pathao currently provides ride-sharing, parcel, food delivery and On-demand Transport Sharing services in 3 major cities of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet and in Kathmandu of Nepal.
Every transaction is taking place online nowadays; thanks to the app such as eSewa ( eSewa Fonepay Pvt. Ltd. ) which makes them highly essential for any Nepali. eSewa is a leading online payment gateway in Nepal and is responsible for saving us the time of going to different places to pay bills, booking tickets, transferring money and making transactions simpler and more convenient to its users. With just a tap you can pay your electricity bill, Internet bill, book a flight, send money to your friend and do much more with the help of these apps. Also, a lot of banks have started getting associated with digital wallets. This inclusion in the daily lives of people has made eSewa one of the top Nepali apps currently.
You can shop from home with Daraz and find everything you need at the best available prices. Daraz is the no.1 online shopping app in Nepal with its ever-growing popularity among the Nepalese. From kitchenware to branded clothing, gadgets, electronic device, accessories and everything is available in Daraz. Just pick what you want and place an order and they will have it delivered to your desired location. Shopping has never been so easy, you no longer have to go to different stores looking for the product you want. Just look it up in the Daraz app and shop for your desired item. In addition to that Daraz also provides return and refund policies if you are not satisfied with your purchased item. So, you can never go wrong with Daraz.
Hungry|Starving? Looking for good food but don’t want to go out? Well, Foodmandu has you covered as you can order the food you want online from over 50000+ food items served by restaurants providing various cuisines. Just pick the food you want from your favorite restaurants and it will be delivered to your doorsteps. There are even mouth-watering deals to look out for in this app which can save you money and help you find the food for your mood.
Hamro Nepali Keyboard
Hamro Nepali Keyboard allows you to type any text in Nepali font. If you prefer typing in Nepali or need to do so for any official use then this app is sure to be of help to you, it can be used to write Nepali text in any app. Also, it comes with emoji support as well as Numeric Keypad so that you get all you need. It is a simple app yet a much-needed one for a lot of us. As a Nepali, many would want to text in the Nepalese font just for the love of it or for a change and Hamro Nepali Keyboard has made it easy to do so for its users. It supports three keyboard layouts, Unicode Transliteration, MPP based Romanized layout, and traditional layout.
Nepali Dictionary is an offline dictionary which is multi-functional as it allows users to convert from Nepali to English as well as English to Nepali so that not only is it helpful for the users aiming to learn English but also for the ones trying to learn Nepali. It has a comprehensive word list with more than 20,000 English words meaning and 30,000 Nepali words meaning including advanced-level words. The app also helps users to properly pronounce words and also there are various image illustrations for categories like vegetables, fruits, animals, etc. Not only that but also they have included word games so that you can have fun while learning.
Net TV Nepal is the oldest video and TV streaming application in Nepal. It is also the first OTT and IPTV service operated since 2015. Net TV provides Live TV channels, Catch up TV, movies on demand, and several other contents.
It includes Indian, Nepali and International TV channels along with Value-added video content from several partners. They have partnered with several telcos and ISPs like Ncell, Smart, Worldlink, Vianet to provide the video streaming service in their Internet service. People can also pay for Net TV Nepal using eSewa, Khalti, e-banking, SCT cards, and several banks.
Streaming apps now let us view the best live TV, video and audio contents easily. With such apps, we won’t miss any popular TV shows, Movies, and songs. Among them, the most popular one is the Net TV app which does not belong to any telcos. Whereas other app like WOW Time and iflix are brought in partnership with two big telsco NTC and Ncell respectively.
If you are having a problem to find a good job then here is Merojob for you. Merojob is online trusted website where you can find various jobs according to your qualifications.
Since inception in 2009, Merojob have turned out to be number one jobs provider in Nepal with 300 million+ page views with 2.5 million+ progressive visits every month, created 180,000+ success stories and registered 600,000+ job seekers in our database. They have been offering 32,000+ employers promote their employer brands to job-seekers and advertise diverse opportunities to over a million candidates inside Nepal and abroad. Established as an inevitable bridge between the hiring employers and the job seekers, we are well-known as a national leader in recruitment solutions & career management in Nepal.
Call Break and jutPatti
If you like Hearts, Euchre, or Canasta, you will love CallBreak (Spades). CallBreak is a popular card game in Nepal and India that is now available on Google Play Store. This game is a brain teaser: it will provide tons of mental exercise while providing hours of entertainment and fun. You can also play another popular game, Jutpatti, through our app. This game requires quick thinking and is equally as entertaining and fun.
Jutpatti (जुटपत्ती) is one of the easiest games you will ever play and is probably the first game people learn to play in Nepal and India.