OS X Mountain Lion Downloaded 3 Million Times in Four Days

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Apple has announced that OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) downloads have exceeded three million in four days, "making it the most successful OS X release in Apple's history".

"Just a year after the incredibly successful introduction of Lion, customers have downloaded Mountain Lion over three million times in just four days, making it our most successful release ever," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.

Mountain Lion was released to the Mac App Store on July 25th for $19.99. In comparison, Apple announced one million downloads of OS X Lion (10.7) in the first day of its launch.

Top Rated Comments

kalsta Avatar
153 months ago
It's either a great triumph for Mountain Lion… Or an admission that nobody was particularly attached to Lion.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Z400Racer37 Avatar
153 months ago
this thing dusts microsoft in launches as a percentage of its user base. so awesome. most of my tech friends are still using XP lmao.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
genosseinski Avatar
153 months ago
Love it so far!

especially dictation, Notification Center, Launchpad search and all these other little things I've encountered so far. And it's soooo zippy :)
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DavisCollins Avatar
153 months ago
Windows 8 will do double that in half the time.

You are delusional if you really think that.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GenesisST Avatar
153 months ago
3 Million @ $19.99 - a cool 59 BILLION dollars....jeepers! :)

I wish my bank's systems used your math! ;)
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iCaleb Avatar
153 months ago
I like the price.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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