Best Windows 10 apps this week
Three-hundred-and-twenty-six 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.
Windows 10 is now installed on more than 800 million devices, according to Microsoft.
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.
- Bridge to Another World: Alice in Shadowland, adventure game, for $6.99
- djay Pro, professional DJ application, for $34.99
- Files&Folders Pro, file manager, for $1.99
- Video Movie Maker 10, for free
- Voice and Audio Recorder, for $1.19
New Windows apps and games
CorelDRAW Microsoft Store Edition (1-week free trial)
CorelDRAW Microsoft Store Edition is a commercial application that requires a subscription if you want to use it after the one-week free trial phase.
A subscription costs €19.99 if paid monthly or €199.99 if paid yearly.
Vector illustrations, page layout, and typography are just some of the features of CorelDRAW. The Microsoft Store Edition features these and others, such as Web Graphics Tools, options to convert bitmaps into vectors, or support for pen, Surface dial, and touch input.
Script Generator ($1.99)
Script Generator comes with ten different batch scripts that you may customize and generate for various purposes.
You can create scripts to compare folders, extract images from videos, insert photo or video titles, or find duplicate files.
Script Generator supports the creation of script files with custom variables that you may set during creation.
VPN Unlimited (free trial)
This is the official Windows Store application of VPN Unlimited. It complements the company's software lineup. (Note that you need to create an account to use the application.)
You may connect to one of the available server locations or use one of the specialized options for Netflix, Hulu, or BBC iPlayer streaming.
The app is bare-bones; it does not include a kill-switch (disconnect from Internet if VPN connection dies), nor other options that many VPN clients offer (setting a custom DNS, changing the protocol).
Dynamic Theme update introduces performance and reliability improvements, as well as new features.
Microsoft To-Do: List, Task & Reminder with new option for Office 365 to show flagged emails.
Snip & Sketch update makes png the default save format. Includes various fixes and improvements.
Windows Camera app update introduces new shooting modes.