Top Windows 8 PC Productivity Apps

Windows 8 and 8.1 runs all of the thousands of apps and softwares made for Windows since the beginning of windows operating system, But now  Microsoft new operating system has a whole new class of apps. they were first known as “Metro” but now they are called Windows 8 apps.

The total number of applications in the Windows Store rose to 78,517 this week, increasing the total number by just 730 apps. 60,525 of those apps are free.. Paid applications are now increased by 366 and the total number is 17,992.

Microsoft is not happy with the current app growth rate in Windows Store, and because of this MicroSoft has now launched the App Builder Rewards scheme for Windows Phone and Windows 8. It is now open for developers in the USA but in some time Microsoft is going to provide developers with features that provide rewards in exchange for points they earn fow building new apps.

For new users, we have arranged a list of must have productivity apps that can help you out in your day to day tasks.

One Note

It is simply the best app for taking notes. It connects to your SkyDrive account to keep your note synced.


one note

Google Search

If you have a Google account and use its numerous features, then we suggest you use Google Search app which allows you to access all of them in one hub. Plus, you get voice search as well


Stumble Upon

The Stumble Upon app lets you login and personalize your stumbling experience more. You can select your likes and begin discovering



Tile Genie

The start screen is simply incomplete without this app, what it does? Well the picture speaks for itself.


Digital Live Tile Clock

This app creates a live tile which shows you current time. It is good for those who dislike trying to focus onto the desktop time, simply hit Windows key, check time and then hit key again to return wherever you were

digital live tile clock

Nova Mind Mapping App

People who like to think about new ideas can benefit from this apps ability to create brainstorming mind maps. Easy for new learners.

Nova mind mapping app


Your hub to the Sound Cloud, the best sound cloud app on Windows app store

windows clouder

Rainbow Drive

Rainbow Drive for Windows 8 lets you join four famous cloud services into one account, you can easily access all your cloud storage with this app

Rainbow Drive


Abdullah Akbar

Abdullah Akbar Shafi is currently doing Software Engineering And he writes on Gadgets and Technology as his interest.
  • osman musa

    Very nice. I love your list of Windows 8 productivity apps. Keep up the good work guys.

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