Apple's Mac App Store launches with more than 1,000 apps

Summary:The most interesting item around the Mac App Store launch is how it will affect software distribution.

Apple kicked off its Mac App Store Thursday and launched with more than 1,000 apps.

In a statement, Apple highlighted well known Mac apps like iMovie and GarageBand as well as others from Autodesk.

The Mac App Store works for Snow Leopard users, Mac OS X v10.6.6. Prices range from free to US$79.99 for Aperture 3.

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Topics: Software, Apps, Browser, Operating Systems

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