Amazon today launched its Mac Download Store. Beginning today, 250 popular Mac titles, including many missing from the Mac App Store, are available for download from the online retailer. Plus to get your business, Amazon is offering a special limited-time offer.
On its first day, the Mac Download Store includes some big titles not yet available through Apple’s own Mac App Store. This includes Microsoft’s Office Mac 2011 and Intuit’s Quickbooks. Adobe is also onboard offering some of its popular Mac titles too.
There is also a nice selection of Mac games from EA, Aspyr, and Feral Interactive available as well.
Each purchase made in the Mac Download Store is automatically stored in a users’ Amazon digital locker.
To celebrate its Download Store launch, Amazon is offering customers $5 off any purchase between now and June 1.
While the folks at Apple may not be amused by Amazon’s Store launch today, consumers should be thrilled. More competition will likely lead to more choices and lower prices, which is always nice to see.
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