Apple Watch Series 4 was one of the most selling smartwatches in the world as well as it was perfect in every aspect. It included the most advanced fitness & tracking features. Apple Watch Series 5 is one step ahead than the previous model and the new Always-on display has improved a lot. All new retina display, better battery life, faster processor, advanced WatchOS 6 fulfill all your needs. If you think this is not all then there are some quality developers to make premium apps for the watch. Soon Apple will launch its Sleep app, blood monitoring feature and the improved ECG in the coming months.
Apple Watch always gets the best support from third-party developers that creates all those apps which Apple refused to develop. You may not see WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Google Apps in the Watch Store but you will find all the other essential apps. Here I will give you the list of 17 best apps for Apple Watch Series 5 smartwatch. We have included all the apps from various categories for every need.
Best Apple Watch Series 5 Apps
If you are health-conscious and want to stay fit, the best and effective way is to track your calories. MyFitnessPal app aims to inform you about your calorie intake, weight loss schedule, diet program, and habits. It tracks your food and nutrient intake to help you to analyze your diet plan to achieve your fitness goals. Additionally, it follows your steps and offers hundreds of exercises to motivate you towards the health and fitness standards. In the next version Apple could release SpO2 function on its all watches.
2. Carrot Fit
Carrot Fit is the fitness app that inspires you to set and achieve your fitness goals with its exemplary activity tracker. It helps you to stay healthy and lose your weight with its combined fitness exercises along with the in-app purchase options. Apple Watch Series 5 packs advanced technology and updated software version, which empower you to stay active and health-conscious. The app tracks your fitness, count steps, and records all your workout data and add it to Apple’s health app for further analysis.
3. Peak – Brain Training
It is exciting to train your brain and improve its efficiency with the help of Apple Watch Series 5. The app is developed with the help of experts and aims to keep your mind active with its innovative tools. App provides a watch-friendly interface and offers three games to boost your brain performance. It applies the creative approach and engages you with memory testing workouts, problem-solving and some other innovative ideas to energize your brain.
Multitask tracking app empowers you to track your positive and negative habits and allows you to check progress with its reporting tools. At the same time, you can track 12 different tasks, including exercise, add reminders for the various functions like study, shopping and more. The Streaks app improves your efficiency with a multitask tracking feature and helps you to stay updated. Further, the app’s integration with the health app empowers you to check the timely progress and the accomplishment of your targets. You can purchase the app for $4.99 from the watch, thanks to the Apple Watch OS 6.
WebMD app aims to provide you detailed information about the dosage information, medication schedule, and to compare your symptoms with illness. You can choose to get the information in the form of notifications or the watch face complication. The app also guides you with the prerequisites like whether to take the specific medicine dosage with an empty stomach or with food. In short, the app comprehensively guides you about the medicine dosage and reduce your worries.
6. Nike Training Club
Apple Watch Series 5 offers the best chance to perform an exercise through watch as, for the first time, it provides standalone apps. Nike Training Club comprehensively covers more than 180 workouts that you can play, and all are available free of cost. The app offers multiple functionalities like personalized suggestions, trainers guidance, and flexible training plans; it takes your health aspect seriously and guides you to accomplish the goal.
Strava is an outstanding app that is useful to record your run and steps along with distance, speed, elevation, pace, and calories burned. All these features are available free of cost, and you can also switch to the premium version to avail of advanced features. Strava app uses the inbuilt GPS of your Apple Watch Series 5 to record your running and walking activities. It provides all the essential information at your wrist and helps you to check improvements.
8. Clue – Period and Cycle Tracker
Clue app is designed to help females to track their cycles and periods and analyze it for their further privacy. Along with the periods, it can help to track other crucial health aspects, including birth control, emotions, and changes in skin and hair. The Apple Watch on your wrist enables you to predict the cycle for the next periods with the analysis of your previous data. You can simplify the process of periods prediction and analysis right through the wrist.
9. Heart Analyzer
The intelligent heart Analyzer app maximizes the potential of Apple Watch by combining the recorded data with other data sources to present a thorough analysis. Heart Rate is a vital aspect of health and fitness, and the app provides the glimpses on personalized issues like cardiac exercise level as well as produces monthly PDF reports. On the Apple Watch Series 5, you can open the heart rate graph conveniently without even opening the app.
Pandora is the music streaming service app that brings the world of offline music services to the Apple Watch. Unlike Spotify, the app is limited to the US market and provides a competitive alternative. The app enables you to listen to offline music supplied that you should have the watch running on Watch OS 5 or above. You can switch to Plus subscription or Premium subscription to get the benefits from the app.
This Amazon-owned audiobook service opens the vast world of famous books at your Apple Watch and enables you to listen to them anytime and anywhere. You need to transfer the audiobooks from your iPhone to your watch, and then you can play them, pause, forward, and rewind. The audible app empowers you with knowledge in a simple way as listening to music. The app supported by thousands of audiobooks from renowned writers across the world.
12. Lens For IG
The app was designed to enhance the connectivity between your Apple Watch and Instagram service to save the efforts of carrying your phone. Lens for IG contains seven sections in the app, such as Home, Stories, Explore, Messages, Activity, Profile, and Search. All the parts can be handled right from the wrist which improves your connectivity and helps you to stay tuned with the online world.
13. Filmic Pro
Controlling your iPhone camera through the Apple Watch to record videos is an exciting thing. The Filmic Pro app is for the same purpose. The app function as the remote to record, pause, and resume your video recordings; you can also playback the recorded videos. However, the app is quite costly, as it costs $14.99 and offers several in-app purchases.
14. Voice in a Can
Like the Apple Siri, this is Amazon’s voice assistant service available for Apple watches. Voice in a Can enable you to control Alexa-compatible smart home devices through the wrist as well as set timers and ask questions. If you download the app on your Apple Watch, then it performs as an option to communicate with the Apple Watch. Voice in a Can app is available for $1.99, which is comparatively the cheaper option.
15. Spotify Music
Premium music streaming service Spotify is the best option to entertain yourself with the Apple Watch Series 5. The app opens the vast catalog of more than 35 million songs, and you can play them, pause and do more. But the app has one limitation that you can hear the music from the iPhone and not streaming on the watch. If you subscribe to the ad-free version, you can connect it easily with the other devices.
By far the most useful app on the Apple Watches. The ECG app has changed the way users look to their smartwatches. After the app, all users are looking at Apple Watches as a perfect fitness & health tracker that will record all the health-related data & guide you accordingly. The ECG app is available in most of the country and recently it has launched in India, Singapore, Canada, and some other countries.
With the launch of the Noise app, Apple has taken care once again about its users & their health. The Noise will tell you the noise in your area and how it will affect your ears. It will guide you if there is noise pollution near you and how to deal with it.
Most of the apps are free of cost, and for some, you have to pay some money to get premium services. Apple has launched the App Store on Apple Watch, so you don’t need to pair it with the iPhone.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.