Windows Phone 7 Marketplace App Categories

App categories are Microsoft’s way of organizing applications so that users can more easily find what they are looking for. For Windows Phone 7, there are 41 categories and sub-categories to help organize applications for users. When you submit your app to Marketplace you can choose from one of the categories below to help users find your app. Apps can only be placed in one category.

1.Books & Reference
– eReader
– Fiction
– Non-fiction
– Reference
2.Business
3.Entertainment
4.Finance
5.Games
– Action & Adventure       NUKE YOUR OFFICE
– Board & Classic            SHOVE HALFPENNY
– Card & Casino
– Family
– Music                           METRO DRUMMER, SONGSTER, JAMSTER
– Puzzle & Trivia              PUZZLEGRAM, SPOT THE DIFFERENCE
– Shooter
– Sports & Racing
– Strategy
– Xbox Companion
6.Health & Fitness
– Diet & Nutrition
– Fitness
– Health
7.Lifestyle                        uF
– Community
– Food & Dining               E.T.
– Out & About
– Shopping
8.Music & Video                METRO DRUMMER
9.Navigation
10.News & Weather
11.Photo
12.Productivity
13.Social
14.Sports
15.Tools
16.Travel
– City Guides
– Language
– Planning
– Travel Tools

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~ by Ian on August 30, 2010.

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