[Marketing-Public]Firefox, Xth most popular piece of software on the planet

Percy Cabello pcabellor at yahoo.com
Wed, 25 Aug 2004 05:43:56 -0700 (PDT)

As a start download.com's popular software covers most of the basics.
PC World's on utilities:

In addition to that list:
Roxio Easy Media Creator
Norton Antivirus
AVG Anitvirus
McAfee Antivirus
Yahoo! Messenger
If it counts, the Google and Yahoo toolbars.
As Bart mentioned: Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, not sure about

You mean something like this or try to find some formal research, some kind of
census of software utilization? Us only or world wide?



--- Bart Decrem <bart@decrem.com> wrote:

> Folks,
> One of the things that's really struck me is that Firefox is probably 
> already one of the 25~50 most popular pieces of end user software on the 
> planet. 
> Can someone on this list do some digging around and try find or create a 
> credible listing of end-user software in terms of total users (I would 
> imagine that Windows, Office, IE, Kazaa, Linux, OpenOffice, Flash, 
> Winzip... and a number of other apps will have really high user 
> numbers).  Maybe this is an impossible request ...
> I'm looking for this number or listing because it's a fun data bit to 
> throw into interviews ("Firefox, before even reaching its 1.0 release, 
> is already one of the 50 most popular pieces of software on the planet"). 
> Thanks for your ideas.
> Bart
> -- 
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