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Apple's iTunes Store's "App of the Week" -- LostWinds -- has topped free iPad app download charts around the world. The fun fantasy app tasks players to use the power of the wind to protect a young boy on a quest to save his homeland from destruction. Details of this and other iPad apps by country* for the week recorded on October 8 can be found below. 

01. USA
LostWinds (games)
LostWinds is promoted on iTunes as this week's "App of the Week." The fun app takes users into an exciting fantasy world where, using the power of the wind, they must guide and protect the young Toku on his quest to rid his homeland of the evil spirits that inhabit it.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lostwinds/id477973472?mt=8

02. UK
YouPlayer - YouTube Player for IOS6 (entertainment)
This application, developed by Homegrown Software Ltd., is the unofficial iOS6 compatible video player for Google's YouTube.
http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/youplayer-youtube-player-for/id561921453?mt=8

03. France
LostWinds (games)
See "LostWinds"
http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/lostwinds/id477973472?mt=8

04. Canada
LostWinds (games)
See "LostWinds"
http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/lostwinds/id477973472?l=fr&mt=8

05. Japan
Maps+ (navigation)
This navigational application is aimed to combat the well publicized problems with Apple Maps on iOS6. The app allows users to browse Google Maps online, track their GPS position and get location based directions.
http://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/maps+/id416753449?mt=8 

06. Australia
LostWinds (games)
See "LostWinds"
http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/lostwinds/id477973472?mt=8

07. Germany
LostWinds (games)
See "LostWinds"
http://itunes.apple.com/de/app/lostwinds/id477973472?mt=8

08. China
SPY mouse HD (games)
In this lighthearted application, players assume the role of a mouse trying to avoid a predatory cat, traps and other hazards in a quest to obtain cheese. The app contains 83 levels spread across seven different worlds.
http://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/spy-mouse-hd/id471112972?mt=8

09. Italy
Tap The Frog Doodle HD (games)
This free-for-a-limited-time-only app challenges users to play as a cartoon frog taking part in numerous and varied adventures including treasure hunts, boat races and even a mission to destroy asteroids.
http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/tap-the-frog-doodle-hd/id429649096?mt=8

10. Korea
LostWinds (games)
See "LostWinds"
http://itunes.apple.com/kr/app/lostwinds/id477973472?mt=8


*The countries listed are those markets in which the most iOS devices have been sold worldwide. The list of top ten countries is based on Admob's April 2010 estimate of the worldwide iOS User Distribution.

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