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What Is the difference between Apps Stores

by David Jakobsky on 25 April 2014

Android Mobile App App development companies must always keep in mind that there are a variety of different app stores on the market. Mobile internet applications and sites development is the fastest growing market. It continues to create both different applications and platforms, providing customers with different app options to download and use on their smart phones. The different app stores have factors that both unify them and separate them from each other.


App development companies must always keep in mind that there are a variety of different app stores on the market. Mobile internet applications and sites development is the fastest growing market. It continues to create both different applications and platforms, providing customers with different app options to download and use on their smart phones. The different app stores have factors that both unify them and separate them from each other.

Competitive market
The fastest mobile internet market is the development of applications for smart phones. Thousands of users every day browse the internet to find and make use of the different applications available through different sites and stores. The downloading of applications is increasing at an alarming rate every day, and no matter how many applications are created and developed, the market never seems to be fully saturated. The demand for better and more innovative applications continues to increase. This makes the market of application development a very competitive one, and the different app stores have to continue to find always to attract customers and make sure that they provide a unique service, and different applications, that set them apart from their competitors. This key aspect it the most important principle for any mobile app development company to keep in mind to ensure that they stay ahead in the mobile application market.

Different or the same
A smartphone app development company will create specific applications to be used on different platforms and through different sites. It is often difficult to distinguish between the different mobile stores available on the market as they all seem to provide their customers with the best and newest applications on the market. It is only once you start to specifically look for applications to suit your individual needs that you start to recognise the differences presented by the each of the application stores. Each tries to not only provide innovative and entertaining applications for smart phones, but also provide downloadable apps for different platforms and use their own specific ways to attract customers to their stores. Which one is the best, will depend on what applications are used and personal customer preference.

Windows store
The Windows store is a platform primarily focused on providing applications for desktop applications. The store provides a large variety of different apps, include some free and others that are quite expensive. This store only sells applications that are that have been certified for compatibility, which makes the applications more reliable and the customer has assurance that what they download, will run on the operating system that it has been developed for. The store is also focused on developing applications that do not have security flaws. It is primarily focused on entertainment applications, so it provides a large variety of different games for download, and its applications also come in a variety of different languages. It is also the fasted growing store in average percentage, in comparison with Google play and the Apple application store.

Google play
Google play is not the fastest growing store but it boasts an impressive increase in the number of application ions it has available, up to 5000 new ones available every week. This does mean that event though it has a large amount of impressive and well-developed applications, it also does have a large variety of sub-standard and also poorly developed apps available for sale or for free. It has the largest of entertainment based applications available. What makes it a very appealing store is that it filters through the different applications available and only presents its customers with apps that will be compatible with their mobile device. This creates customer assurance that they will not by accident download an applications that they will not be able to use.

Apple app store
The Apple app store was one of the first stores of this type and it remains very popular. It provides a variety of over 300 000 different applications mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad and iTouch. It has the highest record for the most downloaded applications, over seven billion and climbing. Apple makes sure that all its applications are developed and designed to fit the standards of mobile user interface. This makes their applications easy to use and navigate and they create the most popular types of applications, but in relation to the other two stores, it has the least growth in the number of new applications.

Personal choice
App development companies focus on different platforms when developing applications. Each of the different stores provides their customers with a vast amount of applications. There are a variety of differences between the stores, each providing their customers with a variety of applications. Which one is the most appealing is dependent on the customer's personal choice.

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