Best Windows 10 apps this week

Four-hundred-twenty-one 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.

Wayne published a helpful guide this week about viewing and recovering Wi-Fi passwords on Windows devices.

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


Files is an open source file manager for Windows 10 that can be used instead of the default File Explorer.

It features a modernized design and makes use of Windows 10 platform-specific features such as Fluent Design, seamless updates, and the use of APIs.

Sherlock: Hidden Match-3 Cases

Sherlock: Hidden Match-3 Cases is a casual game with beautiful graphics that merges "hidden object" and "match-3" type of games into a single one.

It has a Sherlock Holmes theme to it and a story that you can follow. The game uses certain monetization mechanics, e.g. energy that is needed to play levels, and that means that you will either have to wait for energy to replenish over time, or use the in-game shop to buy items that replenish it.

Notable updates

Sysmon 13 has been released with malware process tampering detection.

UltraUXThemePatcher update introduces support for Windows 10 20H1, the next major Windows 10 update.

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