Apple: For the 9-year existence of the App Store, developers have earned more than $ 70 billion -


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Friday, 2 June 2017

Apple: For the 9-year existence of the App Store, developers have earned more than $ 70 billion

During the 9 years since the launch of the Apple App Store, the company paid developers over 70 billion dollars. This is stated in the press release that the company has broadcast on the eve of the 2017 WWDC conference .

Last year the number of downloads from a catalog of mobile applications App Store перешагнуло the mark of 130 billion downloads. For all the working time of their shop windows, Распахнувшихся in July 2008, and date back then, just over 500 applications, software developers have paid more than $ 70 million dollars In January last year the figure was $ 40 billion, in the month of August - $ 50 millions of dollars

The last year of record for the App Store as of the sum of payments and the size of payments in favor of DE software developers. 70% of all downloads in the store had precisely in 2016. To a large extent, this has contributed to the application of Pokemon Go. Posted in July 2016, the game is considered the most successful in US history. Among other Apple development sites called CancerAid, SPACE by THIX, Zones for Training with Exercise, Intensity, Vanido, Ace Tennis and Havenly.

"The $ 70 billion won by developers simply impressive sum. We are impressed by the amazing new applications our developers create. I can not wait to see next week at the WWDC developer conference, "said Apple senior vice president of international marketing phil schiller.

Currently in the App Store collected more than 2 million applications and games. Of course, this is not a store - now it is, in fact, five of the repositories: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV and Apple Watch. On average, iPhone owners set about 120 applications.

In February Apple reported that revenue from services referred to the app store App Store, the Apple Pay payment system and other enterprise projects, in the fourth quarter of 2016 grew by 18% and Amounted to $ 7.17 million

The WWDC annual conference will be held June 5-9 in San José. It is expected that the company will present the new operating systems iOS 11, macOS 10.13, as well as tvOS and watchOS.

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