By 10 January 2011 | Categories: news


Apple announced the opening of its Mac App Store last week, which boasts over a thousand free and paid apps intended for Mac computer users. Now the Cupertino-based company has revealed that more than one million apps have been downloaded from the Mac App Store on the first day of its availability.
The Mac App Store is available for Snow Leopard users through Software Update as part of Mac OS X v10.6.6 and enables users to find new apps, buy them using your iTunes account, and then download and install these.
Mac developers set the price for the apps that they develop and get to retain 70% of the sales revenue (free apps aren’t charged). They also don’t pay hosting, marketing or credit card fees.
“We’re amazed at the incredible response the Mac App Store is getting,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Developers have done a great job bringing apps to the store and users are loving how easy and fun the Mac App Store is.”


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