Best Windows 10 apps this week

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

Windows 10 version 1803 support will end in November 2019 and Microsoft has started to warn users about this. The next feature update for the operating system, the Windows 10 November 2019 Update, will be available soon.

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.

  1. Pengwin, WSL Linux distribution, for $9.99
  2. Scribodroid, look up words, for $1.19
  3. Silly Fish - Virtual Aquarium, for $0.99
  4. Snap + Core First Full, accessibility app, for $41.99
  5. Wotja Pro 19: Generative Music, for $22.99

New Windows apps and games


Filelight is a new tool for Windows to visualize disk usage on devices running Windows 10.

The application is the latest to be released by KDE e.V. Simply input a path on the computer to display the space distribution on the screen. Files are highlighted in different sizes and colors.

Application users may navigate the file structure and options are available to copy or delete files and/or folders directly using the context menu.

Intel Retail Experience Tool

Intel designed its Retail Experience Tool for sales professionals. It offers interactive demos, videos, and other content to highlight the benefits of Intel products such as the company's processors.


The Microsoft Garage project application SketchPal is now available on the Microsoft Store. The painting application provides a modern inking experience on Windows 10 devices.

It features inking specific tools such as coloring assist or stroke cleanup and supports classic features such as layers and custom brushes.

Designed for touch-based input, it works great on devices like Microsoft Surface that support digital pen input or dials. The app supports multiple screens and tilting.

SketchPal is no Photoshop or replacement, but it is free and a good option for Windows 10 users who want to use inking functionality on their devices.

Spotiy Lyrics .NET

The free application displays the lyrics of the songs that the Spotify client is playing currently on the desktop.

The app pulls the data from the services Musixmatch and Genius and displays the lyrics in an independent window on the screen.

New Themes

Dogs in Disguise Premium, Halloween-theme with 15 4K wallpapers.

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