Before you look for the cool Microsoft apps for Windows 8, here’s something you need to know. Windows 8 is currently in the Release Preview and soon it will be available in the market. This new Windows from the house of Microsoft has been in the news from long time. Microsoft’s engineers have worked hard on it and creating cool Microsoft apps for two years to make it better than all the previous Windows. In fact, it’s happening the same and Microsoft is expecting the biggest peak in sales graph. Windows 8 is going to support many Microsoft apps that we can get from Windows apps store. But you may be wondering that how you will choose the best apps for Windows 8 that will be suitable for you.
Don’t worry about that, as this post is solution to it. Here is the list of best free Microsoft apps for Windows 8.
1. Ashampoo ImageFX
Love to edit your pictures? Well, you must be as it’s really an interesting thing to do with pictures. You can use the image editing app, Ashampoo ImageFX for all your photo editing needs. This comes with a huge no. of tools that you may require to edit your pictures. Select the picture that you want to edit and start creating good effects in it. Share your creativity with your friends on the social networking sites.
2. Elements Weather Forecast
Don’t move to your television set to see the news about weather. Get the real-time weather news on your Windows 8 with this one of the awesome Microsoft apps. Check the weather forecasts for next day or even week. This app is recommended for those people, who have to travel outside. You can get weather forecasting details and thus can arrange your trip accordingly.
Familiar with this app? Well, you must be, as this app has made a great name among all the platforms. Use this app on Windows 8 to do the notes related tasks. You can store notes, add bullets and can share them as well. The voice recording features allows you to save the voice speeches.
Are you a blogger and have your blog hosted on WordPress? If yes, then you can’t find any better app than this. This app allows you to perform all your blogging tasks without pointing to your WordPress blog’s URL again and again. Want to make any post or edit the previous one? Simply open the app and perform it. This makes the WordPress more easy and simple to use. Update: Sorry, although this is one of the best Microsoft apps especially for bloggers, this is no longer in the Microsoft’s Apps store. You will be redirected to Microsoft’s standard Error message “Sorry, this app is no longer available.”.
Love cooking, but don’t know too many recipes? What about converting your Windows 8 into a cooking teacher? Cookbook is the app, which does the same. This app comes with large no. of recipes collected from all over the web. The cooking guides are easy to follow and images are also used in the guides to make the things more clear to you. Start learning the art of cooking now, as who knows a big Chef of future is hidden inside you.
Don’t waste your time in downloading the unhelpful apps. There are many good apps apart from this list. But try to give priority to these apps. There is also a useful list of Windows 8 antivirus and twitter clients for Windows 8 on Geniusgeeks website. It will help you in exploring metro UI in its full glory.