Best Windows 10 apps this week

Two-hundred-and-fifty-one 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 released the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update RTM to Insiders this week in preparation of a global release on October 17th, 2017. The company released, or plans to release, Edge for iOS and Android as well.

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.

  • Exif, edit Exif data, for free (next 9 days)
  • MusicTags, music tag editor, for free (next 9 days)
  • SketchMaster, drawing application, for free (next 9 days)

New Microsoft Edge extensions

none this week

New Windows apps and games



GitChord is a songbook application with Ultimate Guitar integration.

You may use the application to compose songs, or import songs from the Ultimate Guitar repository instead.

Pinball FX3


The new version of the popular pinball game comes with a single free table, and more than 60 different tables available as add-on packages.

Pinball FX2 customers may import their purchased tables to the new version.

The pinball game features single player modes and multiplayer match ups. Graphics are excellent, and each table features different game modes, upgrades, power ups and other things that keep you motivated.



Podcasted is a podcast managing application for Windows 10. You may use it to subscribe to podcasts, and to download episodes.

The app comes with additional features such as changing the play speed or casting to devices using Wi-Fi that extend its core functionality.

The free version is limited to four channel subscriptions.

Pyramid Solitaire Saga


The latest King game for Windows 10 is a solitaire based game in which you complete certain challenges to clear a level.

The core game mechanic revolves around picking cards that are exactly one higher or lower than the current card.

It features boosters, jokers, different challenges, leaderboards, and other features that made previous King games such as Candy Crush Saga so successful.

Tiny Password Generator


A rather simple application to generate passwords based on a set of rules. You may set the desired length of the password, as well as whether you want it to include numbers, symbols, and lowercase and uppercase characters.

Generated passwords can be copied to the clipboard automatically after generation.

Notable updates

The Dropbox app received a major update this week featuring a design refresh, three new file layouts, and more.

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