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APA – Citing Sources

Mobile applications (apps)

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

In-text citation:

  • (Skyscape, 2013)

In the reference list:

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

Reference example:

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

Note: Android apps should have the similar address:


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