KARACHI Samsung Electronics has announced that Samsung Apps, the worlds first HDTV-based app store, is growing rapidly in popularity. Samsung Apps TV recently celebrated the milestone of 1,000 registered applications and crossed the 10 million downloads mark. Samsung is on its way to build a global Smart TV ecosystem, says a press release. Online video applications remained at the top of the lists of most downloaded apps. The Online Video Application YouTube stayed on top in the United States, South Korea and also on a global scale. Downloads from Samsung Apps TV have grown consistently to reach more than 11 million downloads, averaging 50,000 downloads per day.