Google Play announces its list of the best apps 2020 with Ukrainian Reface in it

Google Play has updated its lists of the best applications and games for Android of 2020. The ranking of the best applications is divided into categories: Best Everyday Essentials, Best for Personal Growth, Best Hidden Gems, Best for Fun, and Best Apps for Good. Each category includes 4-5 best applications.

Users’ Choice 2020 was awarded to Disney+. The award for the best game went to SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off and the winner of Best App 2020 is Loóna: Bedtime Calm & Relax.

This year, Google Play’s Best of 2020 includes the Ukrainian application Reface, taking fourth place in the Best for Fun category.

About Reface

Reface is one of the projects of the Ukrainian startup RefaceAI, founded by Roman Mogylnyi, Oles Petriv, and Yaroslav Boiko in 2011. Later, Ivan Altsybieiev, Denys Dmytrenko, Dima Shvets, and Kyle Sygyda joined them. The R&D center of the company is located in Kyiv.

RefaceAI develops AI technology to swap faces in photos, GIFs, and videos. Influencers in social media often use the application of the company.

The Ukrainian application took 4th place in the list of the best applications for fun in Google Play in 2020.

Best Apps of 2020

Google Play has announced Loóna: Bedtime Calm & Relax as the best application of 2020.

According to 9to5google, Google also has several lists of the best applications, divided into categories:

Everyday EssentialsPersonal GrowthHidden GemsFor FunApps for Good
CalmariaCentr, by Chris HemsworthCappuccinoBazaart: Photo Editor & Graphic DesignGreenChoice: Healthy Grocery Shopping
Grid Diary – Journal, PlannerIntellect: Create a Better YouExplorest — Photo LocationsDisney+Medito: Free Meditation, Sleep & Mindfulness
The PatternJumprope: How-to VideosLoóna: Bedtime Calm & RelaxDolby On: Record Audio & MusicShareTheMeal: Donate to Charity and Solve Hunger
Whisk: Recipe Saver, Meal Planner & Grocery ListPaired: Couples AppPaperless Post Flyer Invitation Maker, Text InviteREFACE: Face swap videos and memes with your photo
ZOOM Cloud MeetingsSpeekoo – Learn a new languageTayasui SketchesVITA

Best Android Games of 2020

Google named Genshin Impact as Android’s Best Game of 2020 for “exceeding expectations and delivering compelling, accessible, genre-defining experiences.”

As with applications, Google Play has also created separate “lists of the best”, divided into categories:

CompetitiveIndiesPick Up & PlayGame Changers
BrawlhallaCookies Must DieDisney Frozen AdventuresFancade
Bullet EchoGRISDreamWorks Trolls PopGenshin Impact
GWENT: The Witcher Card GameinbentoEverMergeMinimal Dungeon RPG
Legends of RuneterraMaze MachinaHarry Potter: Puzzles & SpellsOrd.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand CrossSky: Children of the LightSpongeBob: Krusty Cook-OffThe Gardens Between