Angry Birds fly as Mac App Store downloads hit 1m

Just 24-hours since it launched its Mac App Store, Apple has revealed more than one million apps have been downloaded, with iPhone favourite Angry Birds leading the charge.

Angry Birds: Mac store success story
Angry Birds: Mac store success story

More than 1,000 apps have been made available at launch, including many from Apple, developed from popular software such as iPhoto and Garageband.

Apple is aiming to duplicate the success of its mobile app store, which is home to more than a hundred thousand apps and achieved hundreds of millions of downloads every month.

The Mac App Store opened for business yesterday, though it is only available to Mac users who use the Snow Leopard operating system.

Top 10 paid for apps
1 Angry Birds Games
2 iPhoto Photography
3 Chopper 2 Games
4 Aperture Photography
5 Pinball HD Games
6 Flight Control HD Games
7 iMove Video
8 Pages Productivity
9 Pixelmator Design
10 Weather HD Weather
Top 10 free apps
1 Twitter Social Networking
2 Solitaire Greatest Hits Games
3 Sketchbook Express Graphics & Design
4 Evernote Productivity
5 Caffeine Utilities
6 Mindnode for Mac Productivity
7 SoundCloud Music
8 Alfred Productivity
9 Stuffit Expander Utilities
10 TextWrangler Developer Tools
Top 10 grossing apps
1 Aperture Photography
2 iPhoto Photography
3 Angry Birds Games
4 Pixelmator Graphics & Design
5 Pages Productivity
6 iMovie Video
7 Sketchbook Pro Graphics & Design
8 Apple Remote Desktop Utilities
9 RapidWeaver Productivity
10 Flight Control HD Games