Apple App Store Download: Apple App Store Breaks 40 Billion Downloads

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Apple Inc (AAPL)Apple App Store Download: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is proud to announce that customers have downloaded more than 40 billion apps from its App Store.

In a press release to the public today, the company discussed reaching this milestone as well as several other pertinent details. For example, approximately 20 billion of the 40 billion downloads took place during 2012. This goes a long way in showing that the App Store is growing by leaps and bounds.

Here is a brief excerpt from the press release:

“Apple today announced that customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps, with nearly 20 billion in 2012 alone. The App Store has over 500 million active accounts and had a record-breaking December with over two billion downloads during the month. Apple’s incredible developer community has created over 775,000 apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch® users worldwide, and developers have been paid over seven billion dollars by Apple.”

As you can see, the App Store has been good to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) as well as the millions of people who download the apps along with developers all over the world.

Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, added the following:

“It has been an incredible year for the iOS developer community. Developers have made over seven billion dollars on the App Store, and we continue to invest in providing them with the best ecosystem so they can create the most innovative apps in the world.”

When it comes to the future of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store, the sky is the limit. Day in and day out, developers release apps to the public in hopes of finding “the next big thing.”

Here are a few app development highlights, as detailed in the release:

- Imangi Studios saw their game Temple Run downloaded more than 75 million times

- Backflip Studios and Supercell brought in over $100 million combined for their leading freemium titles DragonVale and Clash of Clans

- A growing number of well established brands – including Major League Baseball, Electronic Arts, and Marvel – are spending more resources on iOS offerings.

Don’t believe that the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store is a big deal? Check out these statistics from the release:

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