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GetJar logo.jpg
Initial release 2004
Operating system Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, others
Type Application store

GetJar is an independent mobile phone application store founded in Lithuania in 2004, with offices in Vilnius, Lithuania and San Mateo, California.

The company provides more than 350,000 mobile applications across major handset platforms including Java ME, BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android.[1] GetJar allows software developers to upload their applications for free through a developer portal. About 300,000 software developers have used this service resulting in over 1.05 billion downloads.[2]

The company was founded by Ilja Laurs in 2004, who is currently its Executive Chairman.[3] Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management are among the investors.

GetJar New Logo Released 2012

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  1. ^ GetJar offers non-smartphone owners app ability, USA Today
  2. ^ GetJar smartphone app shop closes in on a billion downloads, The Independent
  3. ^ "GetJar names new CEO as US drives growth", Mobile Apps Briefing

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