Apple says that more than two billion apps have been downloaded from
the Apple App Store (, the largest
applications store in the world. There are now more than 85,000 apps
available to the more than 50 million iPhone and iPod touch customers
worldwide and over 125,000 developers in Apple’s iPhone Developer

“The rate of App Store downloads continues to accelerate with users
downloading a staggering two billion apps in just over a year,
including more than half a billion apps this quarter alone,” says
Apple CEO Steve Jobs. “The App Store has reinvented what you can do
with a mobile handheld device, and our users are clearly loving it.”

Today, iPhone and iPod touch customers in 77 countries worldwide can
choose from an incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including
games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel.