Microsoft is the leading software corporation all over the world, and has made a lot of success in software industry worldwide, its software is the most widely used in the whole world. The founder, Bill Gates has been mentioned “the world richest man” over three times; this is to mention the gravity to which his invention is having an impact.
Microsoft has got a long line in the history of Operating System, with the list going up this way; Windows 1.0 and Windows 2.0, Windows 3.0, OS/2, Windows 3.1 and NT 3.x, Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition (Me), Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP x64 and Server 2003 x64 Editions, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs, Windows Home Server, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Thin PC, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
The latest Microsoft Operating system is the Windows 8, which Microsoft made mention when it was announcing its Surface tablet. The Windows 8 according to source will be announced today 26th October, and the full features will be made known as the event is going on. Microsoft has already given samples of the Operating system to developers so they can develop some fascinating applications for the new Microsoft Windows 8 to engage users both in assignment and in funfair.
Some of the applications which have been developed for use on the Windows 8 are listed below.
Best Free Windows 8 Apps to facilitate work and Fun
You know how important backup is, and unlike the conventional method of data storage we do employ, the cloud system has come with many advantages over the old method, this is why developers are developing more applications for cloud storage. Although, Microsoft also has a cloud storage service called SkyDrive, this will be packing with the Windows 8 as it will be coming. The SkyDrive will be a free Windows 8 App.
Besides the SkyDrive, Box has partnered with Microsoft so that you can optemized cloud storage service, Box is going to be another free Windows 8 App that is for storage and backup. The Box data sync application is a product published by Box, the full fledged capacity of Box is offered on the Window 8 OS.
This is a free Windows 8 App, published by Microsoft developers, this application will enable you to access your files from another computer. This is a very good innovation as you don’t need to get afraid whenever you forget an important file on your PC at home.
This is an application that allows you take shorter notes, to do lists, links, photos, videos, and grocery list, Evernote is able to sync all your notes across all of your devices, tablets, phones, PCs. The office suite 13 is an program coming with the Windows 8 and Evernote will be filling the list of Free Windows 8 App packing through the Office 13. Published by Evernote, this app is made to keep tabs on the app which you won’t like to forget.
This is a free Windows 8 Apps that lets you annotate and mark files. This application is published by Evernote that is why it is easy to store files made with Skitch on Evernote.
Just like Google and Apple, Microsoft has also come up with its map application, and it is a free Windows 8 App, this service will give you the best of traffic conditions, directions, list of closer places like stores and restaurants, published by Microsoft itself.
This is a free Windows 8 App for painters, you are able to blend colors, choose brushes and create great arts with this application, it gets interesting if you have a Windows 8 PC that comes with stylus pen such as the Samsung series 7.
This is a web surfing app and it is a Free Windows 8 Apps, as the name implies, you are able to stumble around popular sites via category, (humors, news, gadgets, and tech), the StumbleUpon publishers made the application an active icon that keeps updating you on nice WebPages via your start menu.
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This is another free Windows 8 App, you are able to download titles from more than 23, 000 books from a library. Most classics you will find are the works of Shakespeare down to Mark Twain’s Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Published by Spread song.
Slacker Radio from Slacker Inc is a free Windows 8 App, it offers song in millions and you are able to personalize content with a click.
This application is a free Windows 8 App that allows you to connect Xbox with Windows. The Windows 8 seems not to be fascinating for gaming; the alternative is to integrate the Xbox into Windows 8. The app is published by Microsoft itself.