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December 12, 2011

Apple Mac Stores Download Tops 100 million



Apple revealed on Monday that downloads via its Mac App Store have topped 100 million in less than one year of operations.
"With more than 100 million downloads in less than a year, the Mac App Store is the largest and fastest growing PC software store in the world."Apple's collective App Stores for iOS and the Mac have more than 500,000 applications available that have been downloaded more than 18 billion times. Users continue to download more than a billion applications per month.


Number-crunching the 100 million applications According to ComputerworldApple has shifted through the Mac App Store in the 340 days since launch, we learn it is selling:
·         294,118 apps per day;
·         12,254 apps per hour;
·         204 apps per minute;
·         3.4 apps per second


 
The Mac App Store functions similarly to the App Store familiar to owners of the iPhone and iPad. Overall, Apple's App Store, has more than 500,000 apps. Customers have downloaded more than 18 billion apps and are downloading more than 1 billion apps per month.
Earlier this month Google announced that the Android Market had surpassed 10 billion app downloads, and is growing at a rate of 1 billion app downloads every 30 days

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