"Top Grossing" on App Store

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by JPark, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. JPark macrumors 6502a

    Jun 5, 2006
    I just noticed a change in the on-iPhone App Store. In the Top 25, there's now a "Top Grossing" list. It looks like they're implementing some of those changes developers have been calling for.
  2. aluren macrumors 65816

    Sep 9, 2008
    Nice addition. This list has way fewer 0.99 cent apps. I guess this is Apple's answer for a premium apps section that was rumored awhile back.
  3. simpleleap macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2009
    I noticed the same thing with the .99 apps. Too bad this list is not per category, although this is an improvement.
  4. Kahnyl macrumors 68000

    Feb 2, 2009
    There are too many recent apps on top for this to be top grossing ever, right? What is it then?

    Or am I underestimating AppBox Pro?
  5. JPark thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jun 5, 2006
    No, I think you're right. It must be within the last few hours/days/weeks. Maybe whatever time frame is used for the other two lists?
  6. DipDog3 macrumors 65816


    Sep 20, 2002
    Can View Top Grossing by Category

    That is WRONG.

    I was updating my App Icons site when I noticed from the iTunes code that there were pages for Top Grossing for each category.

    So, the Top Grossing Apps can be viewed by category, but Apple hasn't updated iTunes to do so. I don't know why.
  7. brezz macrumors member

    Sep 13, 2008
    I was looking at the new app store and noticed that the free apps chart has been removed. Has anyone else noticed this?

  8. Gabebr macrumors newbie

    Jul 15, 2006
    I noticed too... i was just about to start a thread about that
  9. brezz macrumors member

    Sep 13, 2008
    Glad to hear I'm not crazy!

  10. return7 macrumors 6502

    Oct 8, 2008
    i'm glad apple added this. i love that the top 100 lists are now top 200 as well. should help both users and devs out. :)
  11. leons macrumors 6502

    Apr 22, 2009
    Not to get off-topic, but I always thoght the "Fart" Apps are the top "grossing" :D:D
  12. return7 macrumors 6502

    Oct 8, 2008
    I LOL'd. :D
  13. SicMX macrumors member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Top Grossing per Category would be awesome. Hope they implement that!
  14. DipDog3 macrumors 65816


    Sep 20, 2002
    So if you want to see the Top Grossing Games:


    Just copy the URL for the Top List for the category you want and then change the popId to 38 and that will give you the Top Grossing.
  15. bitslap47 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 9, 2007

    I'm thinking the app genius will be a bit of help to developers as well.
  16. MacToddB macrumors 6502a


    Aug 21, 2007
    Rochester, NY
    Hey, I use your www.AppStoreIcons.com site all the time! Great way to check Top lists without access to iTunes.

    Now that Apple tracks Top 200, are you going to do so as well? Thanks!

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