List of Chinese app in India
Internet and smartphones bring revolution in the world as today for everything we are depended upon it. Especially in this time of the pandemic, the need for smartphones increased. Everything is available online now, like education, official work, marketing, banking, gaming, etc. For every purpose, several apps are launched to make online work more convenient. The apps are available for every purpose like communication apps, entertainment apps, tool apps, news & reading apps, shopping apps, finance & business apps, lifestyle apps, photography apps, knowledge & education apps, games, etc., and through these apps, we can do all things easily.
How many Chinese apps are there available in the market?
In the market of apps, Chinese apps are more prevalent, especially in India. There are some applications which used to store various kinds of apps, from where we download them on our smartphones. In the app store applications, Google play store is in 1st place as it contains a total of 2971918 apps. From 2971918 apps, 11179 apps belong to china as they are the publishers for these apps.
Chinese apps in India
Indian people either unknowingly or due to being more convenient, downloaded or used more Chinese apps rather than others as china's 30-40% income from the apps are from India. However, under the Atmanirvar Bharat scheme or for promoting the made in India products or due to some political reasons, various Chinese apps were banned in India. For the first time in June 2020, 59 apps were banned. After that 49, apps were banned, and till now, the total number of banned Chinese apps reached 267. Even after banning the apps, many people still used some of the popular apps through VPN (a virtual private network).
List of Chinese apps
Some Social Media and Communication App: Helo, We Chat, Weibo, SHAREit, QQ Mail, LivU (video chat), APUS (message center), AMOUR (video chat and call), Vigo Video, Meitu, Viva Video, Mi Video call (Xiaomi), Mail Master, Vmate, etc.
Some Short Videos and Entertainment App: TikTok, Likee, Kwai, MgTV, MangoTV, We TV, Pengune FM, MV Master, etc.
Some Live Streaming and Video Live Chat App: Bigolive, LiveMe, LiveChat, LivU, UpLive, Vigo Live, NonoLive, Lucky Live, Taobao Live, Tubit, Penguin E-Sports Live Assistant, Huya Live ( live streaming game), Kitty Live( video live chat), Mico Chat, Zakzak Pro, etc.
Some Web Broeser App: UC Browser, UC Browser mini, APUS Browser, CM Browser, Web Browser, etc.
Some E-Commerce App: SHEIN, ROMWE, ClubFactory, etc.
Some Lifestyle and Shopping App: Aliexpress (smarter shopping, better living), Alibaba workbench, we meet, buy cars (special offers and low price), Drive with Lalamove India (delivery app), etc.
Some Gaming App: Pubg, Clash of King, Battle of Empire, Castle King, Mafia City Mobile Legends Bang Banga, Rise of Civilization, Game of Sultan, Last Empire, Legacy of Discord, Guns of Glory, King of Avalon, Heros Evolved, Isoland 2: Ases of Time, BoxStar, Marvel Super War Netease Games, Crusaders of Light Netease Games, Chief Almighty: First Thunder BC, Bike Racing (online game), Ranger of Oblivion (online game), Ludo All-Stars ( online game), Carom Friends, Cyber Hunter, etc.
Some Tools and Utility App: Xender, CamScanner, All Video Downloader, Applock, Turbo VPN, DU Battery Saver, Virus Cleaner, Baidu Map, Mi Community, YouCam Makeup, QQ Launcher, QQ Security Center, QQ international, Clean Master, DU Cleaner, Cache Cleaner, DU Recorder, New Video Status, Parallel Space Lite (duel app), Hi Meitu, VPN for Tik Tok, Go SMS Pro ( Messenger, Emoji, Themes), Z Camera, Music Player( MP3 Player), Video Player, Music Player (Bass Booster), Duel Space, App Lock Lite, Hide App, Message Lock, Smart App Lock, Gallery Vault, Camocr, Cut Cut, APUS ( Security, Launcher, Turbo Cleaner2020, Launcher Pro, ES File Explorer, WeSync, Mi Community, Baidu Map, etc.
Some News Reading App: Newsdog, UC News, QQ Newsfeed, Netease News, Sina News, etc.
Some Finance & Business App: CamCard (business card reader), Alipay Cashier, Cashier Wallet, etc.
Some Photography App: Wonder Camera, Photo Wonder, We Meet, Sweet Selfie, Beauty Camara Plus, Gallery HD, HD CameraPro & Selfie Camera, HD Camera (filters & panorama), Photo Gallery & Album, Photo Gallery HD & Editor, BeautyPlus, etc.
Some Knowledge and Education App: Baidu Translate, U-Dictionary (oxford dictionary free), etc.
Dating Video and Chat App: Flirtwish, Guys Only Dating, AsianDate, DateMyage, TrulyAsian, Free Dating App, We Date, Date in Asia, Chinese Social (free online dating Video App & Chat, Malay Social Dating App, etc.
Details of some popular Chinese app in India
1. Tik Tok:
It is a social media app. In this app, short videos like funny videos, sarcastic videos, lip-syncing, songs, dance, and so many others were created and shared. This app is most popular among the young generation. It is a platform through which they can show and express their talent.
It is also a social media platform like Tik Tok. Through this platform, music videos and audio were created and shared. It is also popular among youngsters. The app was launched in July 2017. Bigo is the owner of the app, and the website is likee.video.
3. UC Browser:
It is a web browser popularly known as a mobile browser. It was launched in April 2004. UC Browser is made by UCWeb, a Chinese mobile company that is one of Alibaba group. The type of search engine is Blink and V8.
4. Cam Scanner:
This app is used for scanning documents, files, and images. After clicking the images that are scanned and also converted into PDF or JPEG format and then users can share it on social media. It was launched in 2011. The Chinese company INTSIG Information Co., Ltd developed this app. The website of the app is www.camscanner.com.
It is the most popular online game. It is a battleground game inspired by the Battle Royale (Japanese movie). PUBG is a multiplayer game. The game is created by the PUBG Corporation. Brendan Greene and Jang Tae-Seok are the directors of this game. The producer of the game is Kim Chang-Han, and the designer is Brendan Greene. Jang Tae-Seok is the artist of the game, and Tom Salta is the composer. The search engine is called Unreal Engine 4. The game was launched on 20th December 2017 on Microsoft Windows. After this, it was also launched on android, ios, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Stadia.
6. Club factory:
It is an E-commerce app through which we can do the shopping for garments, beauty products, etc. It provides the service of online shopping. The factory was established on 7th June 2014. Its headquarters is in Hangzhou, China<. Aaron Jialun Li and Vincent Lou is the founding father of the company and Jiayun data technology Co.Ltd is the owner of the club factory. The URL of the company is Club Factory.
This app is also a platform for online shopping as it is also an E-commerce industry. It is popular for its wide variety of women's fashion & lifestyle. However, men's and kid's wear is also available here. Its parent company is Nanjing Lingtian information technology Co., Ltd, and its subsidiary companies are Romwe and Sheglam. The company was established in 2008, and its headquarters is in Guangzhou, China. Chris Xu is the founder of the company, and other important member is Quist Huang. The company has more than 10000 employees, and its revenue is 10 billion USD. It is one of the cheapest E-commerce as it is used by seven million users every month. The website of the company is https://shein.com.
It is a popular live streaming media platform. It provides live stream videos and broadcast to the users as well as it also has some exciting interactive features that provide a chance for to broadcaster to of earning money by redeeming the virtual gifts. Users can live to stream their life and important facts about them. They can also do video chat. In this way, they can make their fan following and influence the social media and get the gift from the company. The company is held privately. It was established on 10th July 2016 by Yuki He. The parent company of LiveMe is Cheetah Mobile Inc. The website of the company is https://liveme.com.
9. Bigo Live:
It is also a free live stream social media platform. It was established in 2014. David Li and Jason Hu was the founder of this technology. The owner of Bigo is Joy (a Chinese company). The Bigo technology is available in eighteen languages. The technology included various features like; we can watch trendy live streams in which users broadcast their talent and life's moment. We can do live group video chat as well as watch and broadcast popular games like PUBG, Free Fire, etc., live. Apart from these, there are also many more features. Due to its popularity, it has 400 million users. Its website is www.bigo.tv.
It is an app through which we can share files in both modes, online and offline. It is also a popular application for android mobile. The application is developed by smart media4U and technology Pte.Ltd. Earlier, it was launched on 28th April 2013, but for android, it was launched on 18th August 2020. The application is available in 45 languages. Its website is shareit.ushareit.com.
However, the above apps are very popular, but after a dispute on the border to save the security or sovereignty of the country, these apps were banned in India. Apart from these, there are so many others apps available in Google play. The popularity of these Chinese apps is due to its user's friendly nature and the cheap cost as compared to others.