OS X Lion Downloads Top 1 Million in 24 Hours

os-x-lionMac OS X Lion has been downloaded more than one million times in its first day of release. Lion is the first Mac OS X release to be available exclusively through the Mac App Store.

According to Apple, OS X Lion is selling faster than any other OS release in Apple’s history. Available for just $29.99, Lion adds new features like multi-touch gesture support, auto-save and auto-resume features and updated performance and usability features under the hood.

It’s been a successful week for Apple. Not only did the company report record earnings, it also released updated versions of the MacBook Air, Mac mini and Apple Cinema Display.

For those that haven’t taken the upgrade plunge, be sure to check out our guides for preparing your Mac for Lion and doing a clean install.

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