In the midst of global digitisation, Iraq is keeping pace with innovation, particularly through the ingenious efforts of its young developers. Here are seven must-have Iraqi apps for your 2024 download list, each offering a unique set of services.
For the Creative Souls! 🎨
Andalusi is a graphic design app for designing visual content easily (such as posts, stories, greeting cards, and more). The app was launched in August 2017 and includes hundreds of templates, Arabic fonts and designs for users to choose from.
Founded by Faisal Ahmed, an Iraqi civil engineer with master’s degree from Yildiz Technical University, and an iOS developer now based in Istanbul.
This Arabic Canva has unique creative content with designs inspired by middle eastern art.
Taking Control of Restaurant Orders! 🍔
Founded in 2023 by CEO Ahmed Jamal, Padash empowers restaurants and cafes to handle their delivery and pick-up orders efficiently.
With a cost five times lower than other delivery companies, Padash provides tools and a marketplace for restaurants to efficiently receive, manage, track, and fulfill customer orders for delivery, pick-up, and dine-in, eliminating the dependence on traditional delivery companies.
Ace Your Exams with Pepu! 📚
Pepu is designed for 12th-stage Kurdistan Region students, Pepu allows students to take tests in different subjects to help them prepare for their finals and improve their comprehension of various school subjects.
One of the most interesting features of Pepu is that after you take a test, it highlights any knowledge gaps so you know which sub-topics to study more.
Find out more on their website here.
4. iQ Cars
Get your next car! 🚗
iQ cars is the largest online cars sales platform in Iraq and Kurdistan. Based in Erbil, it launched in October 2020 and had 30,000 downloads and 18,000 active users within the first 2 months.
Now with over 500,000 downloads on Google Play alone, the app provides a one-stop solution for both buyers and showrooms. For car buyers, you can find any car from showrooms across Iraq, utilise advanced filters, receive secret offers, and save favorite showrooms. The app ensures a smooth buying experience with features like watch criteria and model comparisons.
For car showrooms they can easily advertise listings, access analytical data, and promote their cars. The app facilitates direct communication with customers, QR code integration, and on-site support and training.
Finding Homes Made Easy! 🏡
Homele is Iraq’s number 1 property portal, founded in 2020 and based in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq.
The property portal app is dedicated to helping people find their dream home. With over 30,000 property listings, Homele assists home buyers and renters in finding their ideal homes. Explore apartments, houses, land, and farms effortlessly.
Find out more on their website here.
Your All-in-One Professional Hub! 💼
Released in June 2023, Sukkal connects individuals and businesses for jobs, education, training, freelance opportunities, and more.
The platform also contains business events, commercial spaces, construction services, maintenance services, and volunteer opportunities.
Sukkal aims to foster collaboration and innovation in the professional world and already has 100,000+ downloads on Google Play.
Make Travel Easy! 🌍
Kawenter is a travel and visa facilitation platform based in Delaware, co-founded by Mustafa A. Hussein.
The app serves as a one-stop destination for a range of travel needs and offers services such as applying for eVisas and eTAs, tracking visa applications, as well as accessing visa requirements, finding diplomatic missions, and downloading visa forms for over 180 countries.
These apps showcase Iraq’s growing technological influence, providing efficient solutions for users. They not only draw from past experiences but also pave the way for future innovators. Download them now and access a range of opportunities at your fingertips.📱