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Top 80 Mobile App Ideas in September

From Dating App Video Chats to Spare Change-Saving Loan Apps

— September 27, 2017 — Tech
With the back to school season in full swing, the September 2017 mobile apps trends reveal a rise in the number of resources for students -- particularly college-aged kids who have grown up using their phones to meet most of their basic needs.

When it comes to apps for today's college students, dating platforms are in hot demand. No longer limited to Tinder, niche dating apps such as Cuddli, which connects those with 'nerdy' interests, are helping students of all background find their perfect match. Similarly, established platforms such as Badoo are introducing new features such as live video chatting, to bring online connections into the real world.

Beyond matchmaking apps, the September 2017 mobile apps trends also reveal a demand for financial tools that can helping students manage their spending and saving. One example is the ChangEd app, which deducts spare change from transactions and puts that money towards the user's student loans.
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Activity
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Automated Estate Planning Apps
Automated Estate Planning Apps
'TrustedHeir' Enables Users to Manage Digital Assets
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79
Video App Messengers
Video App Messengers
The YouTube App Now Offers a New Way to Share YouTube Videos
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78
Encouraging Weather Apps
Encouraging Weather Apps
This Novelty Weather App Reminds Users to Go Outside
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77
Collaborative Friendfunding Apps
Collaborative Friendfunding Apps
'Polca' is a Crowdfunding App That Lets Friends Offer Support
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76
Emergency Notification Apps
Emergency Notification Apps
'i-1-1' Lets Users Report an Emergency in Under 10 Seconds
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75
Omni-Topic Question Apps
Omni-Topic Question Apps
The 'Sparks' App Enables Users to Ask Any Question for a Quick Answer
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74
Fidget Toy Chat Apps
Fidget Toy Chat Apps
'Fidget Spinner Live' Helps Users Video Chat with Others While Spinning
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73
Canine Friendship-Finding Apps
Canine Friendship-Finding Apps
The 'PawMeUp' App Helps Dog Owners Find Play Dates
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72
War Veteran Resource Apps
War Veteran Resource Apps
'Objective Zero' Connects Veterans to Talk About Mental Health
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71
VR Sports-Viewing Apps
VR Sports-Viewing Apps
'Fox Sports VR' Lets Users View Games in Virtual VIP Stadium Suites
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70
Podcast Social Networks
Podcast Social Networks
The 'Repod' Podcast Discovery Platform Connects Listeners Together
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69
American History Musical Apps
American History Musical Apps
The Hamilton App is Designed for Both Fans and Newcomers
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68
Communal Music Apps
Communal Music Apps
'JQBX' Enables You to Listen to Music with Friends or Strangers
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67
Fractal-Creating Art Apps
Fractal-Creating Art Apps
'Spirality' Lets Anyone Create Complex, Kaleidoscopic Pieces
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66
Social TV-Watching Platforms
Social TV-Watching Platforms
Facebook 'Watch' is a Dedicated New Platform for Viewing Shows
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65
Scholarship Discovery Apps
Scholarship Discovery Apps
The Raiseme App Helps High Schoolers Find and Earn Scholarship Money
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64
Chore Reminder Apps
Chore Reminder Apps
The Beeline App Enables You to Give a Friend Tasks and Remind Them Of It
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63
Birdsong Identification Apps
Birdsong Identification Apps
The Songbird App is Shazam for Birders
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62
Cost Comparison Travel Apps
Cost Comparison Travel Apps
'Muchey' Shows What Travel Prices Others Paid to Save You Money
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61
Cloud-Based Bookkeeping Apps
Cloud-Based Bookkeeping Apps
The 'Yourbill' Bookkeeping Platform Manages Expenses and Invoices
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60
Spare Change-Saving Loan Apps
Spare Change-Saving Loan Apps
The ChangEd App Uses Spare Change to Pay Off Student Loans
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59
Vinyl Recording Apps
Vinyl Recording Apps
'Vinyl Recorder' Lets Record Collectors Take Their Music on the Go
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58
GIF-Paired Weather Apps
GIF-Paired Weather Apps
'Basic Weather' is Trying to Make Checking the Weather More Emotional
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57
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
Intrusive Response-Prompting Apps
ReplyASAP Triggers an Alarm to Prevent Ignored Text Messages
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56
Appointment Assistant Apps
Appointment Assistant Apps
The 'inTime' App Helps Users to Keep Track of Their Busy Schedules
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55
Virtual Family Assistants
Virtual Family Assistants
Picniic Updated Its Scheduling App with a Personality Called 'Pia'
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54
Self-Care Reminder Apps
Self-Care Reminder Apps
The Aloe App Helps Users Set Up Healthy Reminders for Themselves
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53
Communal Party Music Apps
Communal Party Music Apps
'Party King' Democratizes DJing to Crown a Spin Master
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52
Rental Booking Organization Apps
Rental Booking Organization Apps
'Airbot' Lets Airbnb Hosts Manage Properties with More Ease
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51
All-In-One Event Apps
All-In-One Event Apps
PHILDORA Lets Users Create Invitations, Gift Registries and Plan Parties
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50
Minimalist Reminder Apps
Minimalist Reminder Apps
The 1Memo App Enhances Productivity by Keeping Users in the Present
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49
Musician Networking Apps
Musician Networking Apps
Treble.fm is a Collaborative Social Network for Musicians
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48
Couples Money Management Apps
Couples Money Management Apps
Honeydue Helps Couples to Manage the Money Together
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47
Stress-Measuring Smartphone Apps
Stress-Measuring Smartphone Apps
'Welltory' is an App-Enabled Personal Stress Management Coach
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46
Conversational Translation Apps
Conversational Translation Apps
The iTranslate Converse App Converts Spoken Languages in Real-Time
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45
AR Home Shopping Apps
AR Home Shopping Apps
Triple Develops Augmented Reality Home Shopping Apps for Furniture Retailers
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44
Time-Minimizing Meal Prep Apps
Time-Minimizing Meal Prep Apps
MealPrepPro Minimizes Weekly Cooking Time to Just 2 Hours
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43
Photo-Based Travel Apps
Photo-Based Travel Apps
Lonely Planet's 'Trips' is Like an Instagram for Vacation Spots
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42
In-App Ride Share Chats
In-App Ride Share Chats
Uber's New Chat Function Simplifies Passenger-Driver Interactions
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41
On-Demand Physical Therapy
On-Demand Physical Therapy
Theryon App Lets You Easily Schedule a Physical Therapy Session
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40
Intelligent Smartphone Alarms
Intelligent Smartphone Alarms
The 'Clockwise' Smart Alarm Lets Users Customize a Wake-Up Narrator
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39
Amplifying Hearing Aid Apps
Amplifying Hearing Aid Apps
The Mobile Ears iOS App Boost Sound With Smartphone Microphones
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38
Personalized Menu Apps
Personalized Menu Apps
The 'Edible' App Locates Meals Based on Diet or Allergy Restrictions
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37
Customized Greeting Card Apps
Customized Greeting Card Apps
'CardSnacks' Sends Animated Greeting Cards for Any Occasion
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36
Personal Shopper Apps
Personal Shopper Apps
Handled's App Connects Consumers to a Personal Shopper Service
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35
Shared Expense Apps
Shared Expense Apps
'Acasa' Makes it Easy to Split Shared Household Bills and Expenses
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34
Video Chat-Based Health Apps
Video Chat-Based Health Apps
The Huddle Mental Health App Connects People Via Video Chat
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33
Complimentary Product-Providing Apps
Complimentary Product-Providing Apps
The Claim It! App is a Marketplace for Free Stuff
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32
AI-Infused Menstrual Trackers
AI-Infused Menstrual Trackers
'Flo' is a Period Tracking App That Uses AI to Predict Ovulation
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31
Money-Saving Rideshare Apps
Money-Saving Rideshare Apps
'Uber Pulse' Monitors Uber Surge Pricing to Get You the Best Rate
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30
Time Capsule Apps
Time Capsule Apps
Futurospective Records Videos That Users Can View in the Future
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29
Cryptocurrency-Monitoring Apps
Cryptocurrency-Monitoring Apps
'CoinHub' Offers Cryptocurrency Quotes to Quickly Identify Trends
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28
Clever Young Driver Apps
Clever Young Driver Apps
'Safe & Sound' Plays Embarrassing Music When a Teen Drives too Quickly
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27
Intuitive Mobile Ordering Apps
Intuitive Mobile Ordering Apps
Tim Hortons' Mobile Ordering Saves Customers' Favorite Menu Items
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26
Child DIY Encouragement Apps
Child DIY Encouragement Apps
The DIY Kid Skills Community Lets Users Earn Badges
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25
Anonymous Social Messengers
Anonymous Social Messengers
'Sarahah' Lets Users Send Anonymous Messages Through Snapchat
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24
Informed Consumer Apps
Informed Consumer Apps
GoodGuide Helps Consumers Purchase Safe, Healthy Goods
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23
Augmented Social Apps
Augmented Social Apps
The 'Mirage World' App Uses AR to Connect Users Through Tangible Objects
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22
Co-Worker Kindness Apps
Co-Worker Kindness Apps
The GoodRipple Slack App Gives Suggestions for Doing Right by Colleagues
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21
Restaurant Supplier Apps
Restaurant Supplier Apps
BlueCart for Buyers Lets Restaurants Streamline Their Ordering Process
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20
Dating App Video Chats
Dating App Video Chats
'Badoo' Now Offers an In-App Live Video Chat Feature
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19
AI-Infused Hair Coloring Apps
AI-Infused Hair Coloring Apps
Teleport Takes the Guesswork Out of Dyeing Your Hair
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18
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
Algorithm-Based Alarm Apps
The 'Wake Up Buddy' Smart Alarm App Ensures You Actually Wake Up
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17
Deep Learning Finance Apps
Deep Learning Finance Apps
The 'Astra' Banking Application Helps You Better Manage Finances
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16
Dedicated Sneakerhead Apps
Dedicated Sneakerhead Apps
The Nike SNEAKRS App Keeps Users Up to Date with New Drops
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15
Intelligent Tailoring Apps
Intelligent Tailoring Apps
Dressup AI is a Digital Fashion Designer App Featuring Tailor Services
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14
AR Messaging Apps
AR Messaging Apps
'Neon' is a Social Messenger App That Lets Users Share Digital Neon Text
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13
Musical Facial Recognition Apps
Musical Facial Recognition Apps
Face Dance App is Like Dance Dance Revolution for Your Face
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12
Social Shopping Apps
Social Shopping Apps
'ShoppingMate' is a Shopping Community to Connect Consumers Together
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11
On-Demand Beauty Apps
On-Demand Beauty Apps
The GetBetty App Lets You Schedule a Blowout at Any Time
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10
Room-by-Room Home Cleaners
Room-by-Room Home Cleaners
The Zyp App Lets Consumers Order Individual Rooms to be Cleaned
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9
Singing Competition Apps
Singing Competition Apps
The Spotlite App is a Social Network for Singers That Hosts Competitions
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8
AR App Profiles
AR App Profiles
Blippar 'Halos' Let Users Compile 'Augmented Reality Face Profiles'
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7
Fandom-Centered Dating Apps
Fandom-Centered Dating Apps
'Cuddli' Helps Connect Nearby People with Nerdy and Niche Interests
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6
Seasonal Produce Apps
Seasonal Produce Apps
The 'Seasonal Food Guide' Shows Local In-Season Produce
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5
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
Mother-Connecting Friendship Apps
The Peanut App is Helping Moms Find Like-Minded Friends
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4
Retro Video Apps
Retro Video Apps
The OLDV App Lets You Shoot Video Straight Out of the 1980s
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3
Self-Serve Shopping Apps
Self-Serve Shopping Apps
Walmart's 'Scan & Go' Helps Consumers Skip the Checkout Line
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2
Smartwatch Surf-Tracking Apps
Smartwatch Surf-Tracking Apps
The XENSR Sessions App Tracks Surfing Directly from Your Wrist
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1
Anonymous Truth-Telling Apps
Anonymous Truth-Telling Apps
The Tbh App Lets Users Anonymously Rate Their Friends
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