Wanna distribute applications on the Windows Marketplace for Mobile?


Checkout the new site here : http://developer.windowsmobile.com we’ve just published some information with regards to our new Marketplace. Here’s a quick snapshot:

Revenue Model:

  • Revenue shares to the ISV 70%/30% to Microsoft
  • Registration cost: $99 per year for up to 5 application submissions
  • Special program for students
  • Special programs for startups: There are programs designed to help lower the startup cost for developers building applications for Windows Mobile devices.


  • Coverage in 29 countries
  • The Mobility Solutions Partner Program supports professional developers with a range of marketing and sales opportunities thereby allowing developers to focus on what they do best - building innovative solutions.


  • Transparency into certification process
  • Developers can get more information on Test & Sign criteria on the Marketplace portal

Read the full Press Release here : http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/mar09/03-11WMMDevelopersPR.mspx

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Comments (3)

  1. Hi,

    Will it be available in Romania / European Union?

  2. m.schmidler says:

    Is it true that devs have to resubmit their apps after an update, which would then cost a submission fee, as Long Zheng writes ?? (http://www.istartedsomething.com/20090320/mix09-windows-mobile-65-shows-more-polish/)

    I can´t imagine devs will be happy with this additional cost, and as far as I know, neither Apple nor Google do charge such fees, do they?

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