Mozilla has opened its Firefox Market service to users with Android devices.
The service will be available to Android users running the latest Aurora build of the Firefox browser.
The company said that the release of the service would allow early adopter users to test out the marketplace on their Android devices. The company said that while it expects use of the service to be limited at first, early trials will help to spread the service.
"The developers we've talked to so far are excited to be listed in the Firefox Marketplace when it opens," Mozilla Labs engineering manager Bill Walker said in a blog post.
"They're creating great app experiences with the web technologies they've already mastered. They're getting timely and thoughtful critiques from our Marketplace app reviewers."
In addition to the opening of the marketplace, Mozilla is making a number of early build applications available to Android users for testing purposes.
The release of the market service will also allow developers to access a new set of APIs and tools to help developers build applications for the service, as well as collect payment for application purchases and promotional tools for the service.
Mozilla said that it eventually wants to push the Marketplace into Beta and eventually release the service as part of the Firefox OS project.
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