Play the classic game of Backgammon on your iPhone or iPod Touch!

Backgammon Pro is the best Backgammon app available for iOS.

Backgammon Pro supports both 1 player and 2 player gameplay, so you can play against friends or test your skills against a challenging computer opponent.

Backgammon Pro includes a host of exciting features, including:

• Outstanding AI with three difficulty levels
• Highlighting of possible moves
• One touch or double touch move entry
• Match play to a configurable number of points
• Undo function
• Configurable player names and score tracking
• Automatic save when you exit or suspend the app
• Great graphics and awesome sound effects

If you've been looking for a great Backgammon app for your iPhone or iPod Touch, look no further. Download Backgammon Pro today!

What's New

Version 1.61

• Fixed issue which was causing the application to crash on iOS 11

Ratings and Reviews

4 out of 5

168 Ratings

168 Ratings

Algorithms need a lot of work.


I've enjoyed backgammon for years, and prior to the last release, this was one of the best apps for it, but it does need tweaking. The difficulty level appears to be tied to tweaking the luck aspect of the dice vs actual playing level of the system, when playing against the device. For instance, I've barred the system, and I'm bearing off, yet the system continues to move the near its home, vice moving his pieces out of mine, resulting in a tripling of my win. Just today, I had 12 wins vs 5 for the system, and I put four pieces on the bar. The doubling cube was at 16, and I pulled the triple, giving me a 60 game match. The update to the algorithm on the most difficult setting allows up to 6 back to back rolls of doubles for the system. It also favors barring pieces vice making tactical decisions which are better. This version really lowered the quality of the game in my humble opinion. Please, revisit the tactical part of the game.

Needs some work

Island 43

It is a fun app, you can choose your difficulty levels. The part that gets tiresome is when playing the computer in a "hard" setting, they constantly roll doubles beyond anything you would see in normal dice rolling.

Also, when your in the bearing off mode and there is no danger of hitting or being hit by another pip, this game has no automatic roll-off, in other words, you must tirelessly keep rolling and removing your men and waiting for the computer to so the same when at that point it should just be automated bearing off. I'm sure there are some apps that have that, I just don't know which ones do.

In the meantime, this is a fun free app that will keep unnecessary occupied for hours.



Love backgammon and this is a version w/ good graphics. It's enjoyable and the recent update will keep it alive - nice. I find the big rolling 'no valid moves' thing a bit overdone and annoying. Would love to see the algorithm in play here, but since there are no advancing levels or gains of any kind to be won, you just win or lose and the match is over.... I don't get too worried about whether the computer wins more than I do. Because, does it matter? But the computer does seem to have a better connection!


Optime Software LLC
44.8 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2017 Optime Software LLC


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