Windows Phone 7 apps reach 25,000
App trackers were used to do the count and it clearly shows that Windows Phone 7's app store is growing rapidly
Windows Phone 7 now has close to 25,000 apps in its app store which has been constantly developed over a period of eight months.
Microsoft has not released official numbers of the apps that have been developed for Windows Phone 7, however according to reports from ‘techradar', two app trackers were used to determine the total number of apps in Windows Phone 7's marketplace. These were WindowsPhoneAppList and WP7 Applications. Both returned with figures of 25,076 and 24,878 apps respectively. Either way these numbers shows that there has been a stark rise in the number of apps for Windows Phone 7 since conception.
It was also reported more than half of the apps in the marketplace are free to use, and that games and books formed the largest categories.