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APA – Citing Sources

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Mobile applications (apps)

Mobile applications (apps)

Write the rightsholder, which stands for either an individual or corporate author of the software, followed by year, title of the software, version number, description of form and from where you have got it.

Basic format:

Rightsholder. (year). Title of app (Version number) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from https://xxx


Skyscape. (2013). Skyscape Medical Resources (Version 1.17.42) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from

Note: Android apps should have similar address:

In-text citation:

  • (Skyscape, 2013)

Read more about this on APA Style website: Mobile App Reference Work