While the number of Apps in the Windows Store is constantly growing, it becomes harder and harder to keep track of all the good once. To help you with this, we wil multiple times a year give you an overview of the best Free and Paid Windows Apps from the Windows Store. If you have any suggestion, feel free to comment on this list. Let us take a look at the top 5 free as well as the top paid apps in the Windows Store:
Free Windows 8.1 Apps
|YouTube for Windows 8|
Get the YouTube for Windows 8. Instantly become the DJ, learn Kung Fu and easily share with friends. Catch up on your favorite videos and playlists from around the world on the couch, in the kitchen or on the go.
Keeping up with your friends is easier than ever with the official Facebook app.
Stay connected while you shop, read, watch and work. When you do more with Skype, there’s more to talk about. -Connect how you want, when you want. Chat, hear their voice, or get together face to face all within the comfort of one app. -Snap Skype alongside other apps to get more done or play a game together while you chat. -Share everyday things and special moments – files, photos, or even a video message. -Connect with anyone else on any PC, Mac, Android, iPad, Windows Phone, iPhone, Xbox One or more.
Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies. Get the free app as a part of your Netflix membership and you can instantly watch thousands of TV episodes & movies. If you are not a Netflix member sign up for Netflix and start enjoying immediately with our one-month free trial.
|VLC media player|
VLC for Windows 8 is an experimental port of VLC media player for the WinRT platform. VLC media player is an open source application that plays all multimedia file formats, from files, streams and discs on all platform. This application will play most video file formats, including Ogg, FLAC and MKV.
Top 5 Paid Windows 8.1 Store Apps
Plex organizes all of your personal media, wherever you keep it, so you can access and enjoy it on any screen. With Plex, you can easily stream your videos, music, photos and home movies to your Windows device from your home computers running Plex Media Server (available for free at https://plex.tv/downloads).
The best PDF app to annotate, view and manage your PDFs. Ideal for replacing the pen and paper, avoid printing documents again by using our features that make annotating a PDF a breeze. Either upload or create a new PDF, annotate using our extensive array of tools, then save it back as a compatible PDF.
KVADPhoto+ PRO is utilized by both amateur and professional photographers who seek simple, but powerful image processing on-the-go. Users can turn their devices into a fantastic photo editing studio that allows them to mix operations, clips and effects.
|FL Studio Groove|
FL Studio Groove allows you to create professional sounding music in just minutes. Or perhaps you just want to lay down a percussion track and play keyboards over the top, you can do that too.
LCARS Interface is an application that features a beautiful design inspired by the futuristic computers that were first seen in Star Trek: The Next Generation. This product suite is designed to be used for entertainment purposes, role playing, and fan film making in addition to adding a bit of fun to some of your everyday tasks. Filled with great visuals, sound effects, and animations to make the experience as engaging as possible!