Best Windows apps this week

Five-hundred-and-twenty in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft released an out-of-band update for Windows 10 this week that improves updating to Windows 11. It prompts users to update to Windows 11 when new major updates are released for the operating system.

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 or improved Windows apps

File Viewer

File Viewer supports more than 600 different file formats. All of these may be viewed using the program. The list of supported formats is huge, and includes dozens of document, graphics, media, web page, archive and other format types.

Hasleo Clone Disk

Hasleo Clone Disk is a standalone version of the disk cloning tool of the company's Backup Suite. It may be used to clone disks, e.g., to move a Windows installation from one disk to another, or to create an exact replica of data on an existing disk.

The tool is easy to use, supports GTP and UEFI, and may adjust the size of the destination partition if required.

Notable updates

CCleaner update introduces cleaning improvements for Windows 11. The update includes improvements for widgets, Microsoft Teams, Skype, Microsoft News and more.

Microsoft Edge 110 Dev was released this week. Edge 110 is the first version that does not support Windows 7 or 8.1 anymore.

Tor Browser 12.0 released. New version is based on Firefox 102.5 ESR and supports Apple Silicon natively among other improvements.

Ventoy 1.0.84 introduces support for 32 gigabyte and larger FAT32 partitions.

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