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The 7 Best Windows Apps


Whether you are a student or a working professional, there is a high likelihood that you are using a Windows PC and if not, you have used one in the past. The popularity of Windows stems from its ease of use and the affordability.

To enhance its ease of use, the developers at Microsoft are introducing endless possibilities that make the use of the Windows devices seamless. As a public relations Toronto professional, some of the tools you should start using are highlighted below.

Rufus

This is a lightweight utility which simplifies the creation of bootable USB flash drives. With DVD drives and Blu Ray players now things of the past, getting Rufus in your life is invaluable.

With Rufus, you can create a reusable drive of some sort. It is useful when you want to keep a fresh copy of Windows 10 ISO on to a flash drive for easy reinstallation. You could also use Rufus to create an ISO file of a working Windows 10 installation, just as a handy backup. You will appreciate

Rufus a lot when you have to update your device’s motherboard firmware.

The best part is that you don’t have to install anything else to use Rufus – you need to download the executable file and then double-click it.

Flipboard

To give your tablet a new lease of life, get Flipboard. This app gives your digital media a near-physical feel. While the news making headlines is often heartbreaking, knowing what is going on around you is important. Flipboard shares the news educates and keeps you entertained. The app pulls news from credible sources in real time.

One Drive

This free app is all you need to stop carrying heavy disks which you can lose or destroy faster than you think. One Drive, Microsoft’s flagship cloud storage app is compatible with all Windows devices.
This cloud storage feature lets you store and sync files across all your devices. You can use it to safeguard your documents in Word, Sheets, Powerpoint, or Project. You could also use it to store your music, as well as photos.

For business use, One Drive integrates with Office 365 offering more features for improved productivity.

Microsoft Edge

This app is the next big web browser, It replaces Windows Explorer, and some users claim that this browsing app is faster than Chrome. While that is up for discussion, this app ensures that every internet-centric soul catches the most important news on the internet fast.

It has unique annotation tools, and its rare and beautiful appearance makes it a charm. You might also like the Instapaper-style/ built-in Pocket reading list that lets you save interesting articles so that you can read later. The reading view breaks down and reformats the page for an uncluttered view of your reading list.

OneNote

This is your go-to app for note-taking. If you dislike carrying notebooks, or you find yourself without one, OneNote will take care of this. It has a whole site of drawing tools for use with touchscreen devices. You can write by hand.

Uber

You didn’t know that the Uber app is available on Windows or that you could hail an Uber from your Windows device, did you? Well, all you need to do is to let Cortana get you a ride home.

Cortana

It would be unfair to end this list without mentioning Cortana, your personal assistant like Google Now and Siri. Cortana is built into Windows 10 on desktops. Cortana helps you search information online effortlessly, and she also gives suggestions.

Other apps include Xbox and Microsoft Word Mobile.

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