This milepost news was announced by CEO Tim Cook, during the keynote presentation at WWDC 2016.He said Apple now has two million apps available on the App Store.Those apps have been downloaded 130 billion times since the App Store launched in 2008 and have paid out nearly $50 billion in revenue to developers. That’s up from $40 billion in January of this year.
For the 27th annual WWDC this year, Apple said more than 5,000 developers are in attendance with more than 100 of those under 18 — the youngest is a nine-year old girl who Cook said will “make one heck of a developer.”
Those attendees come from 74 different countries, with 72 percent attending the conference for the first time. The company also announced that it is up to 13 million registered developers, up by two million from last year.