How many apps ..?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by ilan, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. ilan

    ilan Expert Licensed User

    How many apps are online that were made with b4x?

    Online i mean published on google play and appstore.

    According to the discussion number in share your creation b4a apps are about 1200 and b4i about 30

    sounds to less for me.
    over 70.000 users and less then 1500 apps?? Could it be??
  2. RandomCoder

    RandomCoder Well-Known Member Licensed User

    I see your point of view but how many users before B4A/i? I've been a member since B4PPC days. That being said you would also expect that those who have published an App are probably likely to have published more than one.

    Searching B4A in the Play Store lists 250 Apps but I think this is a limit of the search tool. Mines listed at position 69. I've credited B4A with the following paragraph...
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  3. sorex

    sorex Expert Licensed User

    I only released a minigame so far, if most of the 70.000 are like that your guess might be right, @ilan .

    but I guess not everyone is putting his app on the list here on the forum.
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  4. ilan

    ilan Expert Licensed User

    i think that almost everyone that has managed to make an app post it in the forum, maybe some users are afraid someone will steal their ideas but most dont.
    so even if we say 50% pu their apps here it still to less 70.000 members and only 3000 apps

    maybe the real question is how many members have really purchased b4a/b4i, i guess the number of members include also
    those members that have not bought b4x...
  5. Filippo

    Filippo Expert Licensed User

    Many people have bought only B4ppc and many bought the B4a but never an app published.
    But there are many who sell their app only privately.
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  6. JordiCP

    JordiCP Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Surely there is also a part which develop for their personal/professional/hobby use (control/communication/whatever...)

    I have 3 B4A published apps (two of them ad-free and one with ads, although no profit), but do also develop other apps for customers (some profit)

    Also bought B4i but haven't even started with it (next thing I need to buy is time :D)
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  7. qsrtech

    qsrtech Active Member Licensed User

    I have many apps that are corporate use only (i.e. not general public). I have one published that is pretty much for developer use only that does ok (compared to every one with admob that i've read here). B4i versions are coming buy ios is really inferior imho.
  8. WAZUMBi

    WAZUMBi Well-Known Member Licensed User

    I have something like 90 apps. None of which are on Google Play.

    1500 total does sound kind of low to me.
  9. tufanv

    tufanv Expert Licensed User

    i have a total of 20 apps on google play & appstore
  10. ilan

    ilan Expert Licensed User

    I have 40+ Google Play and Appstore, and about 20+ in the oven :D
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  11. susu

    susu Well-Known Member Licensed User

    I have some good profit apps that can not publish on the store. And I don't share in "Share your creations" thread too. So I guess the number is bigger than you think.
  12. ilan

    ilan Expert Licensed User

  13. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    It is impossible to say how many B4A apps are in Google Play. There are many B4A developers who never made a single post in the forum.
  14. ilan

    ilan Expert Licensed User

    members that bought a b4a license?
  15. ilan

    ilan Expert Licensed User

    What's your guess, erel? more then 25k apps on google play?
  16. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    Sorry but I really don't know.
  17. MarcTG

    MarcTG Active Member Licensed User

    According to appbrain 0.56% of the Apps on Google play are made using B4A, so probably about 9-12k. Here's a link:

    The top app made with B4A is Dog Licker Live Wallpaper :). If you want to have a good laugh, check out the reviews for that app.

    Searching for the term "B4A" on Google play will not show you all the apps made using basic4android. You are correct, 250 is the total number of results that you would get for any search you make... That might work if B4A developers mentioned B4A in their description... Maybe we should start doing that ;-)
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2015
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