Evernote now has reached 8 million registered users in mainland China and about 20 million installations of its applications, accounting for 9.17% of its global registrations — China is its second largest market outside the U.S., only after Japan It has passed Japan and became the largest market outside the U.S. (source in Chinese).

The number of total registrations is a 100% growth in half a year — In the past May Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote, said in China there were 4 million users using either Evernote’s Chinese version or the international one.

Evernote launched Yin Xiang Bi Ji, a separate brand established for China, in May 2012. Now the files uploaded by users of the localized version are stored in servers supported by Cloud Valley, a  Beijing-based company offering Cloud Computing infrastructure. In the same month when the Chinese brand was released, Evernote announced a $70 million investment led by China Broadband Capital, a fund established by the same founder of Cloud Valley, Edward Tian.

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Tracey Xiang

Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com