4 iOS ARKit Apps That Will Show You The Power Of Augmented Reality [2021]

Explore the best AR iOS apps on your device
Last Updated on :
May 11, 2021
iOS ARKit Apps
Apple played a bet on the AR apps by making it the major update for iOS 11 and the bet seems to be turning out in Apple’s favor. In case you are still unaware with AR, it's a technology that puts the virtual objects in the real world with the little help of the phone’s camera. Apple users are already going crazy after the launch of iOS11 and social media is exploding with AR featured images and videos.

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This article discusses a few iOS ARKit apps that will show you the power of augmented reality

Best iOS ARKit Apps

We bring you some of the best AR apps available in the store that will take you to the world of AR.

Sky Guide

Apple 4.9

The app leverages the AR most and gives you most soothing view via your phone that you have ever experienced. The app lets you discover the celestial bodies and their current position by pointing your phone's camera to the sky. Use the app while your evening dog walk or camping trips on the mountains. The app works with or without the wifi and cellular data.

Notable feature of Sky Guide

  • Explore rich graphics
  • Know the position of moon
  • Identify hundreds of satellites
  • Use this app offline as well
Download Sky Guide

IKEA Place

Apple 4.6

The app lets you place Ikea’s products virtually at your place and gives you the precise expression of furniture's size. The app from IKEA contains 3D and true- to- scale models of sofas, armchairs, footstools, coffee tables and much more. Scan the floor via camera, select the desired object from IKEA’s product list, then point the camera towards floor space and finally drag the product to the point you want to place it on the floor.

Notable features of IKEA place

  • Discover furniture through camera and AR experience
  • Discover new items daily
  • Browse and shuffle entire room sets
Download IKEA Place


Apple 4.6

The popular GIFs providing company already available in apps such as iMessage, Facebook Messenger to send GIF. The company took it one step further by adding the AR essence to its GIFs. GIPHY World lets you put your favorite animated GIFs to your surroundings and make a video to share them with friends via the app.

Notable features of GIPHY World

  • Search the GIPHY collection for anything you can imagine
  • Draw GIFs in the air
  • Share the scene with your friends
Download GIPHY World

Carrot Weather

Apple 4.7

Carrot Weather is a crazy-powerful weather app with a snarky personality. Following the launch of iOS 11, the company added a weather bot to its app via ARKit. The bot throws a constant beam of snarks while giving you the weather details.

Notable features of Carrot Weather

  • Get current, daily, or hourly weather forecasts
  • Get accurate weather data
  • Enjoy more security
  • Track down 80+ secret locations
Download Carrot Weather
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To conclude, if you want to explore the world of Augmented Reality, these apps could help you in doing that. Now you can explore the virtual objects right in front of you. These apps also ensure more security and are really easy to use. So, what are you waiting for? If you’re ready to experience a whole new reality, download these apps right away!

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She is an avid writer of technology and trending mobile apps. When she is not busy updating you about the tech world, she spends time reading books and playing guitar.

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