What is Indie Watch?

Indie Watch is an exclusive weekly hand-curated newsletter showcasing the best iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS apps from developers worldwide.

Our mission is to highlight the accomplishments and creativity of independent developers by providing a platform for them to share their ideas, their passion projects, and their stories.

Every week, we'll provide you with a sampling of the best new apps, profiles of up-and-coming developers, and the occasional freebie. We will review and test all applications, and everyone is welcome to submit an application for free consideration.

How does this work?

After we've reviewed and tested your application, our moderation team will contact you for more information if we intend to feature your iOS app. Once you've completed this additional questionnaire, we'll contact you to let you know exactly which issue you're going to be featured in 🚀

What kind of apps are you looking for?

Indie Watch celebrates the accomplishments and creativity of independent developers. Consequently, any applications that are submitted on behalf of companies, non-profits, or larger organizations, in general, will be rejected. 

Applications of all types (including iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS) and categories (excluding 18+ content) are welcome.

Can I submit more than one app?

There is a 90-day waiting period before a previously rejected application is eligible for consideration again. However, you can submit as many different applications as you would like.

What happens if my app is selected?

Our team will contact you with some additional questions if your application is selected for an upcoming issue. It's at this time that we'll be able to provide you with specifics about which issue you'll be featured in.

A permanent listing of your app will be placed on our website and in our Archives section as well as sent out to our entire mailing list.

Can I re-submit an app?

There is a 90-day waiting period before a previously unsuccessful application is eligible for consideration again. In the meantime, feel free to send any of your other apps our way.

Is this service free?

Yes! This service is absolutely free for developers. You can submit as many of your applications for consideration as you wish - free of charge.

If you're interested in sponsorship, please email [email protected] for all sponsorship inquiries.

How often do you send out new releases?

We'll send out new releases every Tuesday at 10 a.m. PST.

Are you interested in sponsoring?

For companies looking to reach the Indie Watch audience, sponsored links are available. Please email [email protected] for all sponsorship inquiries.

We will feature your sponsored link in an upcoming issue sent out to all subscribers and on the website's collection of archived issues. Furthermore, your logo will appear permanently in the Previous Sponsors section, alongside a link to your website.

How do I unsubscribe?

Every email includes a no-questions-asked unsubscribe link. We'll never share your email address and you can opt-out at any time. Alternatively, you can sign in with your email address and unsubscribe from the Accounts page.

Something else?

Please feel free to contact me directly if you have any questions or concerns - sponsorship or otherwise.