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Trial versions of applications will appear in the Google Play Store

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Google plans to introduce in its online marketplace Play Store a fundamentally new system of testing paid applications before they are purchased. As Information recently reported, the new feature will be based on the use of a new developer toolkit that allows the creation of so-called "micro-apps, " which contain the same features as paid programs, but in a greatly reduced form.
Trial versions of applications will appear in the Google Play Store
This measure fits logically with Google’s desire to force the mass user to purchase paid apps from the Play Store. As we know, paid applications in Play Market are in very low demand (why should they be, when most of them are free), while the main competitor – Apple in its App Store has higher and higher revenues from the sales of paid applications every year.
According to Google statistics, while the total number of downloads on the Play Store is 50% higher than on the App Store, only 10% of Android device users buy apps or games. Google paid its developers about $5 billion last year, while Apple paid its iOS developers more than $10 billion.
No details on how the innovation will be implemented yet. Perhaps Google will have the functionality to generate trial versions of the ready full-length content, that is, the demo will only partially open access to some of the functions of the application or levels of the game (as it is widely practiced in the case of in-game purchases), or the demo versions will be created separately. There is no information about whether the innovation will be mandatory for all developers, or will be an optional choice.

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