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Stormcloud Shines As January’s Best Selling Ubuntu App

The desktop weather tool proves a popular purchase during winter...

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Desktop weather app Stormcloud was January’s best selling app on Ubuntu.

Made by prolific developers Caffeinated Code (Lightread, Nitro)the $2.99 app boasts a number of handy features, including customisable colours and multiple-location support.

The app was launched on Ubuntu Software Center in December of 2012, selling enough copies in a short space of time to rank #2 for the month.

Other Placings

Last months #1 selling app RC Mini Racers slips from last month’s pole position down into second place.

Fellow games BraidBastion and Torchlight all improve upon their December placings, with the latter re-entering the chart after a 1 month break.

Only two new entries feature for January: RPG Dungeon Crawler ‘Legend of Grimrock‘ and Unity utility ‘Drawers‘.

Dare Up! Wing Suit!Machinarium & Mini Minecraft Launcher all fall out of the Top 10.

January 2013′s Top 10 Paid Apps

[App name/December Position]

  1. Stormcloud (2) 
  2. RC Mini Racers (1)
  3. Legend of Grimrock (new)
  4. Braid (5)
  5. Bastion (6)
  6. Fluendo DVD Player (4)
  7. Torchlight (re-entry)
  8. Quick ‘n Easy Web Builder (re-entry)
  9. Drawers (new)
  10. MC Launcher (8)