Apple iTunes vs. Google Play
Differences and Similarities
- Has the biggest catalog of music and video offerings.
- When you buy a song or a video on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, you must download it to play it. You can not stream it to your devices instantly.
- If you back your information up to iCloud you can sync as many as ten authorized devices.
- Puts more emphasis on music.
- Not specific about the size of it's catalog.
- Music that you buy from Google Play automatically goes to your online Google Play library, and you can stream it to any Android device.
- The download limit is limited to only five devices for movies and tv shows
- Puts more emphasis on multi media
How to Access
- Apple iTunes is already downloaded on to all apple products.
- To download Apple iTunes to your computer go to the Apple website and click "download now" so you can access it from the computer.
Most apps that i like, such as, Flow, Pink Nation, Wanelo, Pandora and Twitter are all available on both iTunes and Google Play. As you can see from the graph, iTunes is said to have more apps that Google Play but Google Play is starting to catch up.
So Who Is Better?
Register for publisher account. ($25)
Set up a Google Checkout Merchant account
1. Understand the publishing process
2. Understand Google Play policies and agreements
3. Test for Core App Quality
4. Determine your app's content rating
5. Determine country distribution
6. Confirm the app's overall size
7. Confirm the app's platform and screen compatibility ranges
8. Decide whether your app will be free or priced
9. Consider using In-app Billing
10. Set prices for your products
11. Start localization
12. Prepare promotional graphics, screenshots, and videos
13. Build and upload the release-ready APK
14. Complete the app's product details
15. Use Google Play badges and links in your promotional campaigns
16. Final checks and publishing
17. Support users after launch
One time member fee of $99.00
You will need:
- A name for your app (as it will appear on the App Store. Up to 255 bytes.) Your app name must be unique - you can't use the same name as another app on the App Store.
- SKU number (must be unique among your apps; can include letters, numbers, hyphens, periods, and underscores)
- Bundle ID (must match the one you set up in your app's Info.plist file)
- Support URL - a web page for your app.
- App description - up to 4000 characters.
- Large App Icon (1024 x 1024 JPG, TIFF, or PNG ) - this image is for displaying in iTunes and on the App Store. It should match the icon in your app.
- At least one screenshot for each device type that your app supports.
1. Enter your App information
2. Set your pricing and availability
3. Set your version information and category
5. App review information
6. Download icon and screenshots
7. Upload your binary