Ain’t Nobody Using the Mac App Store

In real, practical terms, the Mac App Store is a decent distribution method for Apple’s software. It’s certainly better than the old Software Update function. But for third party developers? Not as much. Not even close. Maybe nobody buys Mac software any more, or maybe all the developers who are actually able to charge for software don’t need the Store. In that case, what’s it really for, apart from Apple’s own software?