Best Windows 10 apps this week

Four-hundred-thirty-five 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.

Microsoft could relax Microsoft Store application submission policies later this year according to a report by accepting Win32 applications and giving publishers freedom in regard to selecting commercialization options as well as using third-party content delivery networks for installations and updating.

The commercial preview of Microsoft Office Long Term Servicing Channel is now available.

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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

Audials Play - Radio, Music, TV & Podcasts

Audials Play - Radio, Music, TV & Podcasts is a free application for Windows 10 that is designed as an universal music player.

The app supports local music playback as well as playback of Internet Radio, podcasts, music from various free and paid sources, TV streams, and more.

The interface is well designed. You find the available play options in a sidebar on the left, and each is pre-populated. Podcasts list more than 70,000 different podcasts that you can listen to right away or download, and music displays charts pulled from various free services on the Internet.

Notable updates

Microsoft's Windows Package Manager supports Group Policy Management, user vs. system installation, experimental REST API support and a stable import feature release.

PowerToys 0.36 Experimental is available with a new video conference mute tool.

ScreenToGif 2.28 update introduced numerous new features to the GIF capturing program. Among the features are support for presets, partial export support, and new export file type options.

Sysinternals Process Monitor and Sysmon were updated this week.

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