Apple iTunes sells 1m videos in 20 days

by admin November 1, 2005 at 9:40 am

Michael Jackson and Fatboy Slim rule the charts

Apple has sold more than a million videos through its iTunes music store in the first 20 days after launching the service, the company has reported.

“Selling a million videos in less than 20 days strongly suggests that there is a market for legal video downloads,” said Apple chief executive Steve Jobs.

“Our next challenge is to broaden our content offerings so that customers can enjoy watching more videos on their computers and new iPods.”

The firm added music videos and selected TV shows and short movies to the online store on 13 October. The shop sells the movies for $1.99 per download.

Content plays on the new video iPod as well as PCs or Macs running the QuickTime movie player.

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