To qualify, an app had to have more than 2,000 reviews across the App Store and the Google Play store.
Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
That's a big difference, and perhaps indicates that people take out their dating woes on the apps they use.
But regardless, there were stark differences between popular apps like Tinder, Ok Cupid, Bumble, and Hinge.
Its iconic interface lets you swipe yes/no on a series of potential dates.
New updates have rolled out features like the "Super Like" and have put things like your job and education on the front of your profile.
Download Coffee Meets Bagel (i OS, Android) Ok Cupid uses a comprehensive profile and a series of questions to determine what "percentage" you'll match with someone.Download Match (i OS, Android) Down is an app that just, basically, shows you who wants to "get down" with you.It's more explicitly focused on just hooking up than most dating apps, though it has the option to "get date" or "get down." Download Down (i OS, Android) Tinder was the app that set off the dating app craze.Download Grindr (i OS, Android) Zoosk recently had to lay off a third of its staff after being crushed in the market by apps like Tinder.It has features like photo verification, which lets you confirm that your photos are actually you.Download Hinge (i OS, Android) Grindr's mission was to help gay guys meet up, quickly, wherever they were.