Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Top 5 Free Windows 8 Apps 2013 For PC

Top 5 Free Windows 8 Apps for PCThe significant improvements made to the Windows 8 operating system enhanced the user experience on many modern devices such as Tablets, Mobiles, Home Theatre PCs and of course desktop computers. The advanced technologies like USB 3.0, cloud computing, low-power ARM architecture, near field communications, 4Kn Advanced Format, and antivirus capabilities made Windows 8 a must-have tech-possession. Windows 8 App Store is flourishing which began to produce high-quality apps from developers. But, many users think that the app store is of less use and won’t add much value to the OS.

You have different apps in the app store, some would improve Windows 8 performance and some make your work easier. Here, I give you ‘Top 5 Windows 8 Apps for your PC or Laptop’ in 2013 that can be downloaded for free.

Toolbox

Toolbox Windows 8 App

Toolbox is an essential app for unlimited productivity that offers more than 12 different tools such as Web Browser, Facebook, Notes, Twitter, Notifier, World Clock, etc. and you can interact with six different tools at once. With ‘Snap View’ you can access all the tools to felicitate your primary application you’re working on. You can even customize your workspace, save your favorite layout, and dock Toolbox. This app is free to download from Windows 8 App Store.

Fhotoroom

Fhotoroom Windows 8 App

Love to edit your favorite photos and share them on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr? Then, Fhotoroom is a must-have app in your favorites list. It is an award-winning photo app which is a combination of photo sharing network and photo editor where you could add 24 beautiful styles, 28 light leaks, and 23 picture frames and borders. The 18 Editing Tools like Rotate, Sharpen, Crop, Exposure, Flip, Mirror, Saturation, etc. will give you complete control over photo-editing.

It offers more than 75 powerful image editing, photo styles, light leaks, and frames which bring out the best output. Download Fhotoroom from its official website or from windows 8 app store for free.

News Bento

News Bento Windows 8 App

News Bento is one of the coolest Windows 8 app developed, if you a regular news reader. Since its arrival, it has been considered as the ‘Best News Reader App’ in the store and recommended by top technology news and review websites. There are six categories available – News, Business, Tech, Photo & Design, Entertainment, and Sports. It offers smooth and fluid user interface with seamless roam feed tiles and integrated Google Reader.

It has a beautiful magazine view but you also outlook in portrait mode and snapping as well. News Bento is optimized for touch, mouse, and keyboard input devices. The browsing interface is top-quality with article pictures with light and dark themes available. News Bento app is free to download from Windows 8 app store.

Skype

Skype Windows 8 App

No introduction is necessary for this app. Skype has always been an excellent application for communicating and connecting with hundreds of people together via video/audio conferencing and IM. Skype is one of the rare apps which supports almost every modern device such as Tablet, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, PC, Mac, etc. which helps you to stay connected with your family, friends and colleagues.

The video and voice calls are free from Skype-to-Skype contacts. You could share files of any size over Skype without any trouble. You can also share photos, videos easily with the simple UI.

Wikipedia

Wikipedia Windows 8 App

Windows 8 compatible Wikipedia comes with a complete new look with full of valuable resources and featured topics with beautiful pictures. The internet encyclopedia of useful information contains more than 20 million articles in 280+ languages. It is widely compiled for humans to read easily without any complications. It is open-source and developers who are good at JavaScript/HTML5 can freely develop and share code with friends, co-workers, and others in https://github.com/wikimedia/WikipediaMobile portal.