Best Windows 10 apps this week

Two-hundred-and-forty-four in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Windows Store in the past seven days.

Microsoft announced a new high-end edition of Windows 10 last week. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations expands hardware support among a handful of other changes.

As always, if I missed an app or game that has been released this week that you believe is particularly good, let me know in the comments below or notify me via email instead.

Discounts this week

The following list is a selection of the best deals. Make sure you check out the Store for all offers.

Some apps are discounted for more than one week. Only new apps and games are listed below. Check out the previous post in the series for past offers that may still be valid.

Microsoft Edge Extensions

BetterTTV

betterttv

BetterTTV improves the online streaming service Twitch in numerous ways.

It adds anonymous chat, a dark theme, more emotes, link previews, and loads the recent chat history on start.

Everkey for Edge

everkey

Everkey is a password manager on a Bluetooth device. The company that manufacturers the password manager published an extension for Microsoft Edge that brings the functionality of the Bluetooth password manager to Microsoft's web browser.

The core features of the extension are automatic sign ins, support for multiple accounts for the same site, password generation, and the storing of account data.

New Windows 10 apps and games

Audio Modifier

audio

Audio Modifier is a simple application to modify sound. You may record your voice or load a wav file, and apply sound effects to it.

Options range from making the voice sound robotic or squirrel-like to playing it backwards or making it sound as if you are in a cave or underwater.

Crackle - Movies & TV

crackle

Crackle offers free and original TV shows and movies that you can stream using the service's apps. It is available for a wide variety of devices, and now also on Windows 10.

The app requires no authentication or cable subscription. You can create a free account to save where you stopped watching a show or movie to pick it up later on any device supporting Crackle.

Newton for Windows (beta)

Newton Windows

Newton for Windows is a port of the popular email client. It requires the Windows 10 Anniversary Update or newer, and is currently only available to Newton subscribers.

You may integrate any email provider in the application, and make use of features such as tidy inbox, or the application's distraction-free conversation view.

Check out Mihaita's review for additional information on the release.

SmartByte

smartbyte

SmartByte is designed to prioritize video streams when run on the Windows 10 system.

The application detects video streams automatically in network packets and prioritizes them to improve the streaming experience.

Note that the application is only available for Dell Inspiron devices right now.

Notable Updates

PhotoMaps updated with new globe view, photo clustering, performance improvements, and more.

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