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Softonic Ranked No. 1 European Company with Largest Global Online Audience

Softonic, the world’s leading online software guide, today announced that it is the No. 1 European company in global online audience and No. 34 worldwide, according to the latest data from digital measurement leader ComScore, Inc. Over the last months, Softonic’s growth both in Europe and worldwide has continued to increase; as recently as October, 2013, Softonic was the No. 2 European company and No. 36 worldwide.

"We are pleased with both positions as they show strong growth globally,” said Tomás Diago, founder and President of Softonic. “We believe Softonic is in a good position for further growth, especially in the U.S., and we are very optimistic about the future as we continue to offer the most comprehensive software selection to our users, adapting ourselves to their changing needs and current trends in the sector.”

In November, Softonic announced that it exceeded 6 million daily software downloads globally – an increase of 1 million in about six months – representing more than 128 million unique users each month. Almost 30 percent of these downloads came from the version of Softonic for mobile, which has seen increased traffic due to the rise of Internet navigation from mobile devices.

About Softonic

Softonic is the world's leading online software guide and the best place to find the most complete and comprehensive information about programs, games, and web applications.

Founded in Barcelona in 1997, the company now employs a staff of 400 employees and has offices in Barcelona, Madrid, San Francisco, New York , Shanghai and Tokyo.

Softonic offers the most complete selection of software for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and other popular operating systems. This wide variety of software is categorized and analyzed by an independent editorial team, which generates content in more than 10 languages. Softonic also offers its users several ways to access its content and services; via the web, a desktop application and Smartphones.

Softonic is one of the leading European companies when it comes to internet global audience. A solid company endorsed by more than 128 million unique monthly users who generate over 6 million daily downloads.

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