Although Apple's latest operating system has brought up mixed reactions on the forums and on the Internet, OS X Mountain Lion has already been downloaded three million times in just four days after its release. According to senior vice president of worldwide marketing Philip Schiller, it's Apple's most successful release ever.
Mountain Lion is the successor to Lion, which made its debut last year. After one day, Lion was downloaded one million times. Apple didn't say how many times Mountain Lion was downloaded after one day, so no direct comparison can be made. Chitaka, a data analytics company, seems to roughly confirm that Mountain Lion is more popular than Lion in its first days with 3.2% of all Mac users using Mountain Lion after two days, opposed to 14% using Lion after three months.
Mountain Lion is available for $19.99 in the Mac App Store, with more than 200 new features.
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