Apple App Store online ha had 20 billion downloads of applications in the year 2012 alone. This was nearly half of the total downloads that have happened since the App store opened. Clients have downloaded various applications for their iPhones, iPods or iPads. These downloads exclude the various updates that are done regularly by clients.
The applications are developed be freelance developers as well as in house developers. The number of in house app developers is more than 100 while there are thousands of freelancers developing these apps. Some applications like the Temple run game has had people downloading it at least 75 million instances. Apple has paid more than USD 7 billion to the developers till now.
The App store has a more than 775,000 applications that are useful for people all over the world. Those who have Apple products like iPods and iPads download these applications on their hand held devices and use them. These applications are downloaded in more than one hundred and fifty five countries. Since there are many applications that make life easier for people, this has become one of the very popular activities for people around the world. Apps are present in news, games, healthcare and even travel related categories.