Apple announced the new features in iOS App Store 8: videoprevyu, application packages, TestFlight




In anticipation of the release of the final version of iOS 8, ​​scheduled for September 17 , Apple introduced new opportunities App Store App Store. The company’s website has a description of the new features: application packages videoprevyu programs in addition to the screenshots and a new testing mechanism TestFlight.
Application packages

On Windows or Android selling packaged applications is a common practice, and developers regularly delight users with the ability to purchase a set of low-cost programs or games. With the release of iOS 8, the opportunity was and users iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad. Apple has officially given the green light to sell Bandlov the App Store.


One such package may include up to 10 applications. All of them are purchased by a single payment in the App Store at a price that is often lower than the purchase of all the programs of the package separately. However, during installation the user will see the process of downloading all the applications of the bundle separately. Excited about the new features will not only users, but developers who will have a new tool to promote their products.
Videoprevyu applications

With the release of the final version of iOS will also be updated 8 app store App Store. Under each application developers will be able to place a video demonstrating its basic functions.


All that is required from the developers – to record the process of the game or program and add video to their product in the App Store. Videoprevyu will be on display along with the usual screenshots. Developers can add videoprevyu for their applications in separate versions for the iPhone and a version for the iPad, as with screenshots. Previews can be added for each language localization.

TestFlight – this is a beta-testing applications. Developers can be added to the App Store the software in the early stages of writing software and provide access to it 25 trusted users.


During the presentation of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch Apple announced that showcases an online store App Store have collected 1 million 300 thousand names. In October last year, App Store reached the mark of 1 million programs, and in June of this – to 1.2 million.

Meanwhile Google Play Store indicates 1 million applications (at the date of July of this year), Microsoft Windows Phone Store sells 300,000 names (August), BlackBerry World offers programs 235 000 (April).

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