Apple’s App Store has reached a milestone of 1 million live apps, according to app discovery company Appsfire.
[BREAKING] The @appstore just reached 1 MILLION live apps (473k optimized for iPad)! (from 1 million approved in nov/2012)
— Appsfire (@appsfire) December 7, 2013
Last November the company announced the App Store had surpassed 1 million approved apps and 736,247 live apps. As of today, live apps have surpassed 1 million.
Of these apps, Appsfire details 413,000 were optimized for the iPad (either universal or iPad specific) and 1.4 million apps have been approved by Apple to date. To put these numbers into perspective, Google’s Play Store has 881,000 live apps and 1.17 million app approvals.
Earlier this year in May, Apple announced the App Store had surpassed 50 billion app downloads.