Best Windows 10 apps this week

Four-hundred-forty-two 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.

It appears that Microsoft will announce the next version of Windows this month. Whether it will be called Windows 11, Windows Sun Valley, or something entirely different is up for debate.

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


Braytech is a companion app for the Destiny video game. It helps players track progression in the game and "find answers to their queries through various views which mimic and elevate Destiny's own interfaces with insightful features and additional curated data".

RunCat for Windows

RunCat visualizes the load of the CPU in the taskbar. Instead of displaying percentages, it displays a cat that whose speed mimics the load of the CPU. The faster the cat runs, the higher the load is.

Hover the mouse cursor over the cat animation to display the load in percentage values.

Notable updates

7+ Taskbar Tweaker update fixes several incompatibilities introduced in recent updates for Windows 10.

Notepad++ 8.0 with ARM64 and Dark Mode support released.

Total Commander 10.00 final with many new features and improvements released.

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