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According to data collected and metrics tracked by market research firm Net Applications, Apple's Mac OS market share dipped to 8.21 during October 2008. Although falling versus September 2008, Mac OS market share rose by 24.77 percent on an annualized basis. In October 2007 Mac OS market share stood at 6.58 percent as measured by Net Applications.
- Up 24.77 percent since October 2007
- Up 8.45 percent since January 2008
Year-Over-Year growth analysis
In our September analysis, we indicated that Mac OS market share growth was slowing. The Mac operating system growth experienced three continuous months of year-over-year deceleration. October 2008 marked the end of that deceleration as the data demonstrates that Mac OS market share nudged up slightly to 24.77% from 24.13%.
About Market Share
You can learn about Net Applications here and see the full October 2008 report for multiple operating systems at the following link.