Apple has finally opened up the Mac App Store for consumers. Mac OS X Snow Leopard owners can get the App Store by downloading the OS X 10.6.6 update. Mac owners can purchase apps from the App Store using their iTunes account.
As of now, the Mac App Store contains more than 1000 apps. The apps in the Mac App Store are divided into many categories like Education, Games, Lifestyle, Productivity and Utilities etcetera.
The Mac App Store contains popular apps like Autodesk, iPhoto, iMovie, Pages and Aperture 3. The Mac App Store also features some new applications like Angry Birds for the Mac platform for $4.99 along with Twitter for Mac. All the apps which users will download from the Mac App Store will pop up in your OS X dock.
The whole UI of the Mac App Store is pretty much similar to the App Store which users see on the iPad. Along with the Mac App Store, the OS X 10.6.6 also fixes some bugs and improves the stability of your Mac.