State of Opera Widgets
By SC.sagar. Monday, March 14, 2011 8:52:44 AM
Opera Widgets were first launched with Opera Desktop 9.0 in 2006! But to keep this fresh, we will only be focusing on the statistics from January to February 2011. Since then, Opera Widgets have been downloaded over 4.65 million times!
Part 1: Incredible growth
- 4.65+ million total downloads!
- Over 1,766 widgets now available.
- 43 developer articles teaching you best ways to make a widget.
Part 2: Top Widgets
The top 10 widgets by download are shown below. A quick snapshot reveals users interest in widgets providing quick access to music, video, games and also tools such a clock, language translator and weather updates.
- Analog Clock
- Weather forecast
- Google Translator
- Unite Media Player
- eBook Reader
- Flash Video Downloader
- Biolab Disaster
Part 3: Top countries
Widgets are loved worldwide, but the following ten countries enjoyed using Opera Widgets the most.
- United States
- United Kingdom
Just barely missing the 10th position were France, Czech Republic and Indonesia. Another interesting thing to note is visitors from Unites States and India spent twice the amount of time than all other visitors!