According to insights and analytics company Canalys, only 25% of developers make a serious income from applications. Across the various app stores, the 25% account for more than half of the revenues paid to developers. Canalys looked at paid-for downloads and in-app purchases over a 20 day period and found that more than $60 million paid out when to a small portion of developers. Games developers seem to be the biggest winners and small functional apps that have dominated modern tech use all seem to have a free element to them. On the top selling charts of both Apple and Google?s app stores: ?During the same period, games accounted for 145 on average of the top 300 paid apps in the Apple App Store and 116 of Google Play?s top 300 paid apps. Games also accounted for 94 of the top 300 listed free apps for Apple and 110 for Google Play.?