The official Guinness World Record for the largest number of software downloads in twenty-four hours goes to
July 22, 2008
The official Mozilla Blog has confirmation that Mozilla Firefox 3 now holds the official Guinness World Record for the largest number of software downloads in twenty-four hours. On Download Day, there were 8,002,530 downloads of Firefox 3 between 6:16pm UTC/GMT on Tuesday 17th June 2008 and 6:16pm UTC/GMT on Wednesday 17th June 2008.
It’s so amazing that a couple years ago when FireFox was launched, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer dominated the market with a whopping 95 percent share. Now Firefox has 18 percent of the market and Apple’s Safari has another 6 percent.