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Save 50% on certain apps with the Back to School collection in the Windows Store

Back to school season is almost here, and Microsoft is helping you save money as you prepare for the new school year. Indeed, you can now save up to 50% off on certain Windows 10 apps by checking out the new Back to school collection in the Windows Store. We’ve given the collection a look and have included a few of our favorites below, and we invite you to check out the full collection by clicking here.

Drawboard PDF: $9.99 now $4.99

Need to mark up and annotate your local PDF documents? Replace pen and paper with an app that feels like pen and paper! Drawboard PDF is the top standalone PDF app on the Windows Store. Avoid printing documents for markup ever again with Drawboard PDF’s uniquely intuitive user interface and experience, smooth and natural pen inking, stylus and touch input separation and an impressive array of annotation tools. All our annotations comply with globally PDF specification standards.

Drawboard PDF
Drawboard PDF
Developer: Drawboard
Price: unknown+
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  • Drawboard PDF Screenshot
  • Drawboard PDF Screenshot
  • Drawboard PDF Screenshot

Grapholite – Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer: $39.99 now $9.99

Draw flow charts, floor plans, network layouts, uml, sketches & illustrations. Grapholite is an all-in-one diagrams designer aimed to create all types of business graphics and technical drawings from simple drafts and sketches to complex professional looking documents.

Grapholite - Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer
Grapholite - Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer
  • Grapholite - Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer Screenshot
  • Grapholite - Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer Screenshot
  • Grapholite - Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer Screenshot
  • Grapholite - Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer Screenshot

Algebra Touch: $2.99 now FREE

See why people enjoy math! Have you forgotten most of your algebra? Algebra Touch will refresh your skills using touch-based techniques built from the ground up for your Windows 8 tablet or PC. Enjoy the wonderful conceptual leaps of algebra, without getting bogged down by the tedium of traditional methods.

Algebra Touch
Algebra Touch
Developer: Regular Berry Software LLC
Price: unknown
  • Algebra Touch Screenshot
  • Algebra Touch Screenshot
  • Algebra Touch Screenshot
  • Algebra Touch Screenshot

In addition to the Collection in the Windows Store, Microsoft is also highlighting its STEM Saturday Initiative. With the free STEM Saturday program at the Microsoft Store, teachers, students, and parents can get hands on with technology. Do you plan on downloading any of these apps, or checking out STEM Saturday? Let us know your thoughts below.

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How are you getting ready for back to school season?