Top 5 Windows 10 apps you probably didn’t know about
Even though the Windows Store is limited when it comes to Windows 10 apps, there are some hidden gems available. Whether you are looking to find the best beer in town, or keep up-to-date on the latest news online, there is a Windows 10 app for you. Here are the top 5 Windows 10 apps you don’t know about (yet).
Hoppd is an unofficial Untappd client for Windows 10 available as a universal app in the Windows Store. Untappd is a popular Android and iOS app that allows beer drinkers to keep a tally of all the beers they’ve had and where they’ve had them. Since it is unavailable on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile, Hoppd was created to provide you with a near-identical app experience.
You can connect your Foursquare, Twitter, and Facebook accounts to find friends and share what you’re drinking and where you’re drinking them. You can also comment and toast their beers and also earn new app badges for checking in all your beers.
Download Hoppd for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile
Considered to be one of the best Reddit clients on Windows 10, Readit has a number of great features to make your Reddit browsing experience fast and easy. Readit is a speedy Reddit client with a clean, beautiful UI, theme customization, and supports many Reddit features, including:
- Gold Feature Support
- Secondary Tiles
- Toast Notifications – Detailed for specific users/messages/comment replies
- Pinning Subreddits to your start screen for easy access
- Complete Imgur integration with native Album browsing
- Gilded comments indicator
- Complete Reddit markdown support
Readit is a great alternative to the other Windows 10 Reddit client, Baconit.
Download Readit for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile
Audiocloud is a Soundcloud client for Windows 10. Audiocloud mimics what would be available in a Soundcloud app on Android and iOS. Audiocloud allows you to discover new music and create your own playlists from SOundcloud’s vast music library.
The Audiocloud app for Windows 10 comes with advanced features, such as gapless playback, playback speed control, sleep timer, drag-and-drop playlist management, Cortana voice commands and Live Tile integration.
Download Audiocloud for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile
Polarr is a photo editing app that is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop Express. Polarr is lightweight, taking up a fraction of the space of other photo editing apps at just 4 MB, but still keeping the same professional and efficient photo editing experience.
Polarr offers an enhanced design layout with an advanced text tool with shapes, ornaments, stickers, and more. Polarr is designed to be used with your keyboard, mouse, or just using your hands! In addition to cropping and tilting your photos, there is also an easy navigation menu to jump to any point in your photos’ editing history.
Polarr allows you to make an insane number of photo editing adjustments; color, light, detail, vignette, HSL (hue, saturation, and lightness), toning, and more. Upgrade to Polarr Pro for $20 to unlock even more great features, including Radial and gradient local adjustments, Brushing and Color Masking tools, custom filters, 9 additional filter packs, a watermarking tool, plus other special bonuses.
Download Polarr or Polarr Pro for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile
Newsflow is an RSS reader that downloads news from all your favorite sources in one place for easy access on for Windows 10. Newsflow downloads from RSS feeds directly to your device and stores them locally to view them anytime you want, even offline.
Newsflow allows you to browse news by keywords, share news with friends, as well as receive push notifications in Windows 10 on your favorite news subjects. Newsflow allows you to view the original photos within articles, as well as play video and GIF animations within the app.
Newsflow has plenty of Windows 10 feature support, including live tile notifications, and can be viewed in portrait and landscape orientations. You can also add articles to your favoritesm group news by categories, keywords, or your own custom news filter.
Download Newsflow for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile
Which Windows 10 app is your favorite? Do you know of any better Windows 10 apps? Let us know in the comments.Further reading: Apps, Microsoft, Windows 10