Top 20 Ethiopian Apps for Cell/Mobile Phones & Tablets 2020

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Best Apps in Ethiopia



Today’s world is one where technology has simplified most things around us, whether you are using an Android or iPhone platform, you can now readily have access to a whole world of possibilities.

In this article, we explore some of the apps that we believe have made an impact in the Ethiopian apps scene.

Ethiopians are an innovative people, and as a result, we have an abundance of brilliant apps designed to make life exciting and just a bit simpler.

It goes without saying, Ethiopia still needs more creative apps and with the explosion of IT hubs being formed throughout the country, it won’t be a long wait.

The following are the ones we think deserve the title of being the top apps in Ethiopia:


1. FynGeez - Amharic Keyboard - fyn ግዕዝ by Fyn Systems (Yohannes Ejigu)


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Category: Productivity

1,000,000 plus installed


Features

FynGeez Amharic keyboard (አማርኛ ኪቦርድ / መተየቢያ) helps you to type in Amharic, Tigrigna and Afaan Oromoo (አማርኛ, ትግርኛና Oromiffa).

fyn ግዕዝ 2 Features

★ Four languages (Amharic, Tigrigna, Oromiffa & English)

★ Word Preditction

★ Emoji

★ Voice type for English

★ Add new words to user dictionary for next suggestion

★ Customization with many color themes

★ Theme maker

★ Four Geez Layouts (for Tigrigna and Amharic Keyboard)

★ Custom font changing

★ Customize-able Keyboard height


2. Agerigna Amharic Keyboard - የመጀመሪያው ነጻ የአማርኛ ኪቦርድ by Agerigna Co., Ltd


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Category: Tools

1,000,000 plus installed


Features

አገርኛ አማርኛ ኪቦርድ - Agerigna Amharic Keyboard Amharic (Ge'ez) Input Method that enables you type Amharic easily and fast. In addition to Amharic, it supports typing in Tigrigna, Afaan Oromoo and more.

★Various layouts and support for tablet device

It provides various layouts that enables you to easily type Amharic

★Colorful themes

There are various colorful themes to choose from.

★Word corrections and suggestions

Agerigna keyboard is smart enough to recognize typo and provide correction suggestions to you while typing.

★Highly configurable to your needs

It enables you to configure your keyboard in your own desired ways.



3. Ethiopian Calendar (ቀን መቁጠሪያ) by Keyroad


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Category: Productivity

500,000 plus installed


Features

Free Ethiopian Calendar

⊛ Simple to use and navigate

⊛ Has built in alarm and notification system

⊛ Works for past and upcoming years

⊛ Supports conversion from Ethiopian Calendar to Gregorian Calendar

⊛ Supports conversion from Gregorian Calendar to Ethiopian Calendar

⊛ Has full list of national and religious holidays of Ethiopia

⊛ It asks no permission and has no adds

⊛ Its size is small- but it is fully fledged

⊛ Provides multiple information about the month at a glance


4. Amharic Dictionary by Fyn Systems (Yohannes Ejigu)


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Category: Books & Reference

500,000 plus installed


Features

English Amharic Dictionary (Amharic - English Dictionary) with many useful features. You can add words to favorites and study them easily, you can listen to English pronunciations for the English word, browse through recent words, etc.

* You can search in both Amharic or in English using built-in Amharic keyboard.


5. Ethiopian Airlines by Ethiopian Airlines


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Category: Travel & Local

500,000 plus installed


Features

Travel is now redefined. Upgrade your travel experience with the brand-new Ethiopian Airlines Mobile App and enjoy up to 10 percent discount.

1. Booking

Manage your booking easily! Select between one way or round trip, choose your origin and destination airport, flight date, search fares with money or miles option, select fare, provide personal detail, contact detail and select your preferred meal type, select your payment option and purchase your ticket, you can also have the option to pay with miles for Sheba Miles member, hold on reservation or pay at agent.

2. My Trips

Walk through your booking! You can see your past and upcoming trip summary, manage your trips, view itinerary and pricing detail, select your preferred seat, update your travel document information and contact detail, continue to payment for hold on reservations.

3. Check-in & Boarding

You can check-in by entering booking reference number, ticket number, or frequent flyer number, select the passengers for check-in, select seat for each of the passengers, provide, travel document information, residence address, destination address and emergency contact detail based on the rule of the country where you are flying to, you can also continue to check-in by selecting the booking you made from the trip summary that we locally save for you in your phone. We finally generate and display your boarding passes.

4. Flight Status

Select a destination of your choice and browse your flight status. You can search all Ethiopian flights by route or flight number and see the result for yesterday, today and tomorrow departure and arrival time, airport information and flight status.


6. Ethiopian - Driving License Test Amharic by Bunna Apps


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Category: Education

100,000 plus installed


Features

Ethiopian Drivers License Test.

*More than 1000 Driving Tests from Ethiopian Transport Authority.

*Drive training school test before exam.

*For those who need Ethiopian Driving License

*It is an offline app in Amharic Language


7. Cooking Ethiopian Dishes by Mesfin Belachew


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Category: Education

100,000 plus installed


Features

This app is used to guide you how to cook Ethiopian dishes.


8. Kana TV Live Ethiopia ቃና ቲቪ by Media Net


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Category: Entertainment

100,000 plus installed


Features

Kana TV is an Ethiopian entertainment TV channel, Kana TV shows movies and dramas in Amharic language. Now you can watch your favorite Kana TV programs on your mobile devices ጥቁር ፍቅር-Tikur Fikir, ዛራና ቻንድራ-Zara ena Chandra, የውበት እስረኞች-Yewubet Esregnoch, ኩዚ ጉኒ-Kuzi Guni and many more on the kana TV live APP.

★ Automatic update of TV streams

★ Landscape full screen TV view mode


9. Ethiopian Music Videos - የኢትዮጵያ ሙዚቃ ቪዲዮዎች by Entertainment World


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Category: Entertainment

50,000 plus installed


Features

Ethiopian music videos is an entertainment app for Ethiopians and Eritreans.

- Get access to all Ethiopian Music Videos

- Play Ethiopian Music

- Watch the latest and trending Amharic music

- Enjoy Eritrean movies, Eritrean music, and local Tigrigna music

- Teddy Afro, Aster Aweke, Mohamud, Tilahun, Tedy Yo, Nati Man and a lot of more Ethiopian music videos

- Hope music, Ethiopian Hot music and many more are included


10. Meskel Selot የሴጣን ማባረሪያ by Daniel Letta


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Category: Books & Reference

100,000 plus installed


Features

Amharic Prayer Book

የሴጣን ማባረሪያ

የመስቀል አጥር ፀሎት

ይህ የመስቀል አጥር ጸሎት በበረሃ በገዳም ያሉ ቅዱሳን የሚዸልዮት ነገረ መስቀሉን የሚያስቡበት ጠላቶቻቸዉን አጋንንት እንዳያሸንፏችው የሚከላከሉበት ነው፡፡ ሌባ አውሬና የመሳለሉት ወደቤታችን እንዳይገቡ የመከላከያ አጥር እንደምናጥር ሁሉ የሰውን ሕይወት የሚሰርቅ ሰይጣን ዲያብሎስ ወደ ክርስቲያኖች እንዳይጠጋ አደጋ እንዳያደርስ ሕይወታችንን ንብረታችንን በመስቀል አጥር ውስጥ መከለል አስፈላጊ በመሆኑ ቅዱሳን በበረሃ የሚጸልዩት ይህን የመስቀል አጥር ጸሎት ክርስቲያኖችም እንዲጸልዩበት ከተለያየ ፈተናና ችግር ራሳቸውን ቤተሰባቸውን እንዲሁም ሃብት ንብረታቸውን አንዲጠብቁበት ከተለያየ የጭንቀት ዴዌና ህመም እንዲፈወሱበት እርኩሳን መናፍስትንና አጋንንትን እንዳያወጡበት የጠንቋዬች አስማትና መተት እንዲሽሩበት ታስቦ ከግእዝ ወደ አማሪኛ በመተርገም ለጸሎት በሚመች መልኩ አቅርቤዋለሀ፡


11. Amharic Quran by Harar Tech


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Category: Education

100,000 plus installed


Features

This application will benefit Amharic speaking Ethiopian Muslims.

The translation of Quran was done by Sheikh Muhammad Sadiq and Sheikh Muhammad Sani Habib,the content is generated from tanzil.net.


12. Amharic Tools - Amharic Text on Image by Fyn Systems (Yohannes Ejigu)


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Category: Social

100,000 plus installed


Features

Amharic tools (Email & SMS) is an application that lets you write anything in Amharic on your android phone and share it via SMS, Email, or copy text and paste it on Facebook, plus you can generate images with Amharic texts on them for sharing and saving.

• Write Amharic texts on images

• Send Email & SMS

• Create Images with texts and share them

• Create conversation share them



13. Oromoo ⇄ Amharic ⇄ English Dictionary Offline by App Books


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Category: Books & Reference

100,000 plus installed


Features

Oromo to Amharic and Amharic to Oromo with English Dictionary.

✔ Oromo to Amharic Dictionary Free

✔ Amharic <> Oromo Dictionary offline

✔ Afaan Oromo⇄ Amharic Translator

✔ Easy Oromo & Amharic Learning App

✔ Afaan Oromoo Dictionary Free

✔ Vocabulary App

✔ Auto search history

✔ Voice pronunciation of words

✔ Words bookmark & favorite list options

✔ Light weight and fast searching

✔ Copy, paste and share online

✔ No internet connection required


14. Learn Amharic phrases: Amharic Translation by EthioLab


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Category: Education

100,000 plus installed


Features

This app includes all the important words and phrases to get you started in the exciting language of Amharic. Amharic is among the short list of languages in the world where ‘what you spell is what you speak’ and Learn Amharic will show you the basics.

★ English to Amharic translation

★ More than 25 categories

★ Works offline

★ Tested by language expert

★ Audio

★ Amharic to English translation

15. AfroTie - Ethiopia: Houses Cars Jobs Classifieds by Tie Software Production


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Category: Business

100,000 plus installed


Features

Ethiopia's marketplace app...100% Free Classifieds...Houses, Cars, Jobs.


16. History of Ethiopia by HistoryofTheWorld


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Category: Books & Reference

100,000 plus installed


Features

This application covers the prehistory and history of Ethiopia, from emergence as an empire under the Aksumites to its current form as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, as well as the history of other areas in what is now Ethiopia such as the Afar Triangle.

The Ethiopian Empire (Abyssinia) was first founded by Habesha people in the Ethiopian Highlands. Due to migration and imperial expansion, it grew to include many other primarily Afro-Asiatic-speaking communities, including Oromos, Amhara, Somalis, Tigray, Afars, Sidama, Gurage, Agaw and Harari, among others.


17. Commercial Bank of Ethiopia by Commercial Bank Of Ethiopia


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Category: Finance

100,000 plus installed


Features

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Mobile Banking - The Official app of CBE for Android

CBE Android Mobile application gives you access to your account on your Android phone. Now, you can perform your banking tasks from the palm of your hand, from anywhere at any time!

- Real time Account Balance

- Account Statement

- Funds Transfer between own account

- Pay to your beneficiaries

- Manage Beneficiary(Add, List and Delete beneficiaries)

- Exchange Rate

- Local Money Transfer using Mobile number

- Request for cheque Book

- ATM Locator and much more.

Once you download the application, you can get Authorization code and PIN from your CBE Branch at any time.


18. ETV/EBC - Ethiopian TV Live by IT Data Consulting LLC


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Category: Video Players & Editors

100,000 plus installed


Features

Android App for Ethiopian-TV ETV or now known as Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporate EBC.

★ Live Stream of ETV / EBC (Ethiopian TV / Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporate)

★ Automatic Update of TV streams

★ Landscape and Portrait TV view mode

★ Stream EBC 1, EBC 2, EBC 3, Tigray TV, Amhara TV, Kana TV, EBS TV

★ Watch ETV / EBC videos on your phone or tablet

★ View Latest ETV news, Kana TV & EBS TV Drama


19. Ethiopia News by Red Appz


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Category: News & Magazines

50,000 plus installed


Features

Some of the topics...news, newspapers, headlines, tv shows, movies, politics, sports, religious, world, etc.


20. Adwa Ethiopian Amharic Game by GCME


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Category: Arcade

5,000 plus installed


Features

The Battle of Adwa was fought on 1 March 1896 between the Ethiopian Empire and the Kingdom of Italy near the town of Adwa, Ethiopia, in Tigray. This climactic battle of the First Italo-Ethiopian War was a decisive defeat for Italy and secured Ethiopian sovereignty for a few decades more.