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What are the best Windows Apps?

  1. #1
    AO
    Written on November 19, 2017
    Ann Oliver
    "When it comes to word processors, nothing can come close to Microsoft Word. It has long been the industry standard for editing and creating documents and the awards and the usage share are a proof of that. Other word processing apps are all either clones or way inferior than Microsoft's offering."
  2. #2
    MR
    Written on October 23, 2017
    Matthew Robinson
    "VLC media player can play any video codec known to man and if for some reason it can't, you can find a plugin that will work with the video codec"
  3. #3
    KB
    Written on November 3, 2017
    Kyle Berry
    "There are a lot of really useful apps available for Windows, so no matter what your needs are, you will probably find something that is useful to you. Adobe Acrobat Reader is one of the most useful apps, as it lets you read and manage PDF files. However, if you are someone who does not frequently need to view or edit PDF files, you are better off looking elsewhere."
  1. #4
    RR
    Written on November 2, 2017
    Rebecca Ross
    "Microsoft Excel will always be one of the best apps for Windows. I use it for many tasks, and I appreciate the fact that it is used almost universally by Windows users. I love Microsoft Excel."
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  3. #6
    JS
    Written on November 29, 2017
    Johnny Stanley
    "OneDrive definitely my go-to in order to save my files and photos, and sharing them to people. Starting it up and learning how to use the program was very simple, and it's something that people who are not technologically gifted can learn at ease as well. I am very impressed and will continue using them!"
  4. #7
    ER
    Written on November 18, 2017
    Ethan Roberts
    "This is pretty much the top dog in the photo editing category for many years, and for good reason. There is definitely a steep learning curve to master this software. But if you put in the time, you can make legit professional-level presentations."
  5. #8
    SY
    Written on November 11, 2017
    Shreya Yadav
    "When I told my 65 year old mother about this app, she knew she had to try it out. Three days later she came back to me showing me a short 30 second clip she made from hand-drawn animations. I was so proud and impressed."
  6. #9
    LR
    Written on October 20, 2017
    Laura Rice
    "I love windows powerpoint because I can make great presentations. Now that it is in a app I can get the information the phone which makes it so convenient and user friendly."
  7. #10
    GH
    Written on October 29, 2017
    George Han
    "A great program by a great company. I use Adobe Premiere constantly while editing videos for my webpage and for family members who request it. The Creative Cloud solves the problem of having to buy an expensive product. Adobe Premiere CC is one of the best windows apps for editing videos that I've used."
  8. #11
    LN
    Written on October 23, 2017
    Lisa Nichols
    "This app is designed for iPad, and is only available for Apple products. It is a photo editor with capabilities for saving to Adobe Creative Cloud. The only unique function of this app is the ability for advanced edits, including a tone curve for adjusting color, exposure, tone and contrast. There is an in-app purchase that will unlock the premium features."
  9. #12
    EJ
    Written on October 18, 2017
    Elizabeth Jordan
    "If you are looking for a Windows App to play all kinds of media, including music, movies, and even viewing slideshows and pictures, then Windows Media Play is an excellent all-around choice. It plays most types of video files--although not all of them, so if you tend to use more niche/specialized types of video it might not work--and easily plays music, movies and more. It is very easy to use and is definitely the best Windows app for playing media. However, if you're using Windows Media Player 12, you'll need to do some workarounds to add the ability to watch DVDs. This is a bit of a chore and I wish it was automatically included in the program. The program can also burn music to CDs and sync with certain types of audio/mp3 players, but it's not compatible with certain popular mp3 players like iPhones, so this may be a problem if you tend to use Apple products."
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    BC
    Written on April 13, 2018
    Brandon Carpenter
    "Microsoft Office is a staple to have for both work and school. It includes everything you need to edit word documents, make presentations, and more. I can't imagine working without it."
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    J
    Written on October 19, 2017
    José Antonio Villanueva
    "One of my favorite software apps on Windows is Adobe Audition. I have always loved creating audio and video content and Adobe Audition provides all the tools necessary to create topnotch content. I think that the best thing about Adobe Audition is all the tutorials and workshop available from Adobe which help you learn how to be more proficient with this app."
  12. #15
    Adobe Acrobat
    Software

    Windows

    $14.99 - 1 year. Free trial available

    CM
    Written on October 19, 2017
    Christina Mendoza
    "Adobe Acrobat is one of the Adobe products that isn't that bad. It's the best way to be able to make a form in to a pdf so that you can mark in it, like a signature, and send it back to the recipient. Not having a scanner or a printer or a fax machine, and preferring to deal with everything electronically, I've used this product several times over the years to do just that. I don't particularly like Adobe products in general, but this is a good one to have."
  13. #16
    FA
    Written on October 24, 2017
    Felipe Aguirre
    "Adobe Illustrator CC is one of the best windows apps you can get if you are a graphics editor. This program has a ton of features that makes it very easy to make your ideas come to life. This program comes with a cloud service making it very easy to save your creations."
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    IM
    Written on October 19, 2017
    Isidro Martínez
    "this app basically combines live motion capture with a recording system to create and control characters drawn on Photoshop or Illustrator. It is a fun and interesting app but certainly not a necessity or one of the best Windows Apps. Indeed Photoshop, Dropbox, Twitter and Steam are all likely to be used more"
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    CV
    Written on October 21, 2017
    Christine Valdez
    "Are you a creator who's used to doing everything on a Mac because, hey, that's the industry standard? Well with the Creative Cloud from Adobe, you can use After Effects on your Windows machine at home. Yes, hell has finally frozen over. This program isn't for the lightweight want-to-see-if-you-can-make-it-on-YouTube. This is a serious program used in the industry, so I recommend you really understand it and commit to it before making this jump."
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    DT
    Written on November 10, 2017
    Divya Tata
    "Multimedia has become increasingly important on social media. I like to create beautiful content and inspiring media for my followers and the Adobe Spark app lets me do that. In minutes I can add text to a photo and speciality graphics to create an inspirational quote or funny meme. There is also a a way to create a video story with music which is fun."
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    JJ
    Written on November 10, 2017
    Jose Jordan
    "I've downloaded Air Iphone for Windows and found it to be one of the best windows apps that I have ever used. It's very comprehensive and does everything that I could want it to do!"
  18. #21
    Divvy
    Software

    Windows

    $13.99 - With Free Trial.

    AS
    Written on November 13, 2017
    Ann Shaw
    "Divvy is a really innovative app that I haven't seen anywhere else. It's honestly changed my productivity level so much and I'm able to get things done more efficiently. I also don't feel as stressed because I'm not clicking back and forth from tab to tab a million times. It's really one of the best Windows apps I have!"
  19. #22
    MH
    Written on November 1, 2017
    May Huang
    "If you are looking for the best Windows applications, the Microsoft Security Essentials app is essentially the best one there is. It does exactly what it says, which is a basic free antivirus application for Windows. When I am looking for a good antivirus program, I keep Microsoft Security Essentials until I find something suitable to replace it, but it is always very good to have."
  20. #23
    DA
    Written on October 19, 2017
    Denise Alvarado
    "Microsoft edge is internet explorer. The worst browser around, definitely doesn't belong on a list of any bests."
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    HA
    Written on November 4, 2017
    Howard Allen
    "One of the most essential apps I would recommend for windows. A good anti-virus is one of the first things you should pick up when first getting a new computer or installing a fresh copy of windows. I've used this many times on friends and relatives computers and it's never let me down. Would recommend."
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    BL
    Written on November 1, 2017
    Barbara Lewis
    "Adobe Photoshop Sketch brings the magic of Photoshop to you iPhone! You can create your own works of art and edit them however you want. You can also share them easily through social media or email."
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    SH
    Written on December 10, 2017
    Stephanie Hunter
    "Timely is a nice, simple time tracking app I've used when I have a deadline. I haven't used it to track workers, but for personal time tracking it's pretty good and full featured."
  24. #27
    BB
    Written on October 31, 2017
    Brian Bradley
    "Dictionary app is great for students and adults that want to do a quick lookup to help with spelling, grammar and even has audio pronunciations!"
  25. #28
    PH
    Written on October 29, 2017
    Paul Holland
    "Listonic has been a real life saver for me when it comes to food shopping while hungry! I ended up going to the local super market a few night's ago and had it search for smart snacks for me and ended up purchasing some very tasty snacks instead of the junk food that I originally intended to purchase. I was able to stick to my diet very easily thanks to this app and it also saved the other purchases that I made for future reference."
  26. #29
    SS
    Written on November 3, 2017
    Samantha Sanders
    "Skype is one of the easiest and one of the best app to video call others"
  27. #30
    WA
    Written on November 14, 2017
    Wayne Arnold
    "I use Outlook since more than 10 years, and I cannot imagine myself using another mail client. It's fast and easy to configure and use with any kind of mail provides, a really great product from Microsoft!"

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Summary

Best Windows Apps
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Microsoft Word Apps 570 Free
2 VLC media player Software 526 Free
3 Adobe Acrobat Reader Apps 514 Paid
4 Microsoft Excel Apps 471 Free
5 Photoshop CS6 Software 449 Paid
6 Microsoft OneDrive Software 443 Free
7 Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 Software 421 Paid
8 Windows Movie Maker 2016 Software 399 Free
9 Microsoft PowerPoint Apps 356 Free
10 Adobe Premiere CC Software 336 Paid
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