Apple has revealed its list of the best iPhone apps of 2009.
The apps that made the list, which was compiled by Apple in an iTunes feature called "Rewind 2009", were those that received the highest ratings from users on the iTunes store.
The majority of the "best of 2009" apps have earned at least four-star reviews from users.
Check out 20 of Apple's best apps of 2009 in the slideshow below and then tell us what you think: are these really the best? Were there other, better ones left off the list? Vote for your favorite, then send us your picks!
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Best iPhone Apps of 2009
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Turn your iPhone into a musical instrument (or "leaf trombone") with Smule, which lets you create music, play duets, and connect with other Smule players. You can also compete: "test out your skills before a live panel of judges," the app promises.
The thrill of following our app's rise (and eventual slide -- after day four we slipped from the top 100) gave me the chance to seriously eyeball the Books section and really look at what was in there.