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Number of downloads applications from the App Store has exceeded 25 billion, reported on the website of Apple.

This figure Apple has managed to achieve over three and a half years of existence, the store of mobile applications for iOS. On reaching one billion downloads became known in late April 2009, after 9 months after the service. About 10 billion downloads Apple reported in January 2011, six months later was made in the 15 billion figure.

Currently, the App Store contains more than 700,000 programs, both paid and distributed free of charge. For each of them an average of 40,000 downloads. Simultaneously with the start of the reference to the 25 billion downloads of Apple launched a lottery among the users of App Store, where the winner will receive a card for purchases at face value applications in the 10 thousand dollars. The winner has not yet named.

App Store is the most popular application store for mobile devices. Its analog Android Market, the extension of applications for devices based on Google Android, crossed the milestone of 10 billion downloads only in December 2011.