Microsoft says the number of apps and developers for Windows Phone 7 are growing rapidly.
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday released figures describing support of Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system by software developers. The figures show that the amount of applications designed for the WP7 platform increased by more than twice since early January, 2011. Besides, more and more developers get interested to create software for the Windows Phone.
The world's largest software developer revealed that at present there are 11 500 programs developed for Windows Phone 7 platform, which is largely behind Apple iOS and Google Android operating systems, which are supported by hundreds of thousands applications. Back in January, Microsoft indicated that there were 5500 applications for Windows Phone 7 platform designed by around 30 thousand of developers.