Best 6 Windows 8 Apps

Posted by Swaviman Kumar

Windows 8 is the future. Yes it has some flaws and it is not sitting well with some users but you cannot deny that Windows 8 will all that is left after the dust settles - just like Windows 7. We have compiled a list of Best Windows 8 Apps that you would love to have. When Windows 8 was released the apps were few and far. However that has changed dramatically. The Windows Apps store is increasing by the day, and in June of this year it reached 250,000apps, just 5 months after it topped to the 200,000 mark.

1.TouchMe Gesture Studio (Free) 

The main purpose of TouchMe Gesture Studio is to let you to create, edit, and export a customized gesture file. It is an effort of Windows 8 to merge the old-fashioned desktop with touchscreen controls. You can choose from over 30 gestures. It would also allow you to roam your gestures around different devices. It would also let you to mimic keyboard shortcuts, switch between different apps and even adjust the volume.

2.Flipboard (Free)

Flipboard is the most convenient way of personalizing your own magazine. So now on, it would not be difficult for you to keep track of the news you care about. You can easily read the news from all around the world and watch your favorite videos and photos that your friends are sharing. To begin with, just search for your favorite topics and add them to your newsfeed. You can even go through custom reading lists made by your friends or other users on Flipboard. If you come across anything you like, just click the “+” button. You can also connect Flipboard up to 12 social networks.

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3.MetroTube (Free) 

MetroTube is the most famous app of YouTube which is now available for Windows 8. You would love its new modern look. It can stream videos in HD, full HD and HQ. The main hub is easily customizable. You can also search videos, access subscriptions, and watch later feeds. You can use it for video sharing as well. 

4.Asphalt8: Airborne (Free)

If you are into arcade racing games then you will have an experience of your life with Asphalt 8. It is definitely an intense driving experience with fabulous graphics. It features 47 high-performance vehicles with 80 % new automobiles. They have incorporated high-fidelity car motor sounds which gives them a very realistic effect. You can either play on your own or enjoy playing a multiplayer game.

5.FreshPaint (Free) 

Fresh paint is the perfect canvas for your abstract ideas. This user friendly app will let you use all the tools that you require for painting. It doesn’t matter if you are an artist or a hobbyist, this app would let your dreams of painting come true. You can use different mediums like oil painting, water colors, pencils etc. If you like you can turn real photos into paintings as well! You can blend different colors to get the color of your own choice. So let your creative side begin the work! 


Fhotoroom will take editing of pictures to a new level. It is the most powerful app available for editing your pictures. By using this app you can even share your edited photographs with the other photography lovers. It supports more than 150 RAW file formats. It has 90 editing tools which let you to crop, rotate, correct color and exposure, flip the tools etc.
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