Apple Mac OS Market Share rises 27 percent year over year - now stands at 7.86 percent

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By: switchtoamac at: 3:02 PM on September 2, 2008 | Comments (0)

According to data collected and metrics tracked by market research firm Net Applications, Apple's Mac OS market share has risen to 7.86 during August 2008.  The rise represents a year-over-year gain of 27.18 percent based on August 2007 when Mac OS market share was measured to be 6.18 percent.
Key Percent Increases
  • Up 27.18 percent since August 2007
  • Up 3.83 percent since January 2008
  • Up 19.5 percent since October 2007 (month during which Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard was released)

The following is a view of Apple's Mac OS market share month by month for calender year 2008.  The table tracks Mac OS market share for 2008 and 2007 and highlights the year-over-year (Y-O-Y) increase.  In this scenario, year over year measures the percent change in Mac market share (based on Net Applications data) versus the same month in the 2007.

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About Market Share
You can learn about Net Applications here.

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