Skyfire App "Sells Out"

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Yesterday we had brought it to you about the Skyfire app that could convert Flash video into HTML 5.  According to the developer’s blog, the app has become so popular, that it has ‘sold out’ in the app store, and they are temporarily not accepting new purchases from the App Store.

Via the developer’s blog:

Skyfire for iPhone has been received with unbelievable enthusiasm.  Despite our best attempts and predictions, the demand far exceeds our initial projections.

The user experience was performing well for the first few hours, but as the surge continued, the peak load on our servers and bandwidth cause the video experience to degrade.

The we are effectively ‘sold out’ and will temporarily not accept new purchases from the App Store.  We are working really hard to increase capacity and will be accepting new purchases from the App Store as soon as we can support it.

We are very grateful for the demand.  Within 5 hours, Skyfire for iPhone became the top grossing app, the third highest paid app overall and the top application in the Utilities category.  Wow!

Please bear with us as we bring our capacity in line with the incredible demand – stay tuned.

Thanks, Robert.

So if you were hoping to get the app for your device, you’ll have to wait just a little while longer.  But keep your eyes peeled!

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