Example APA Style: Apps

The APA Style has specific rules for the reference of information from an app or mobile application software. In addition to the name of the person or entity that holds the rights for the app you also have to add in square brackets that it is a mobile application.

 Mobile application
APA-formatRightsholderName, (Year). TitleSoftwareProgram (Versionnumber) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://WebAdress
In reference listTinder Inc. (2015). Tinder (Version 4.5.0) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/nl/app/tinder/id547702041?mt=8
In the text
  • According to the mobile application software ‘Tinder’ … (Tinder Inc., 2015).
  • Tinder Inc. (2015) suggested in the mobile application software ‘Tinder’ that … .
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