Best Windows 10 apps this week

Three-hundred-and-eighteen 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.

The October 2018 Update is finally being rolled out again; check out Wayne's blocking instructions if you don't want it installed on your devices right now.

As always, if I've 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.

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.

New Windows apps and games

Assetizr

Assetizr is a bulk image resizer. Drop any number of images on the program window to get the process started.

You may select different formats and resolutions for each of the images using an intuitive interface.

Free Media Player - Sonca Lite

The free version of the media player Sonca is ad-supported. The app plays audio and video files stored locally on the device and from cloud services such as OneDrive or Dropbox.

It supports background play, favorites, a bookmark system, support for Windows Timeline, FTP support, share functionality and a lot more.

The paid version has the same features but comes without advertisements.

Mixplay for Mixer

Mixplay for Mixer is technically not a new application; the app was known as Mixer Go formerly but received a big update with the name change.

Mixplay for Mixer is a Mixer client to watch streams, interact with channels and users, and manage your own channel or Mixer account.

XAML Studio

XAML Studio is a Microsoft Garage project; it helps developers prototype Universal Windows Platform XAML code and copy it for use in Visual Studio.

Code may be reviewed in real-time and the interface supports the same level of interactions with apps that are in development.

XAML Studio features additional tools and integration, e.g. a data context editor, or alignment guides.

Notable updates

Hulu update is rolling out. The app is now a Progressive Web App.

Microsoft To-Do: List, Task & Reminder update introduces support for adding multiple lists to Start.

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