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This article was published on November 10, 2012


25 inspiring Windows 8 app designs

25 inspiring Windows 8 app designs Image by: Mario Tama
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

The Windows 8 app store might be new, but it’s quickly growing and the quality of applications are rapidly increasing. Despite the fact that Windows 8 is fresh out of the oven, developers are quickly releasing applications that are helping shape the future of Microsoft’s style formerly known as Metro.

Here’s a roundup of applications that are refreshing, offering a new design perspective and proves that Windows applications aren’t just following in the footsteps of Microsoft’s rivals.

As you’ll be able to see, there’s a serious set of impressive apps that show off just how powerful Microsoft’s new UI style can be. Windows 8 is still very new, and this selection is just a taste of what is to come as the platform matures. We can’t wait to see what developers come up with.

Image Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Begin list

Skype

The New Zealand Herald

SkyScanner

Fliptoast

Metrotwit

iSupr8

Urbanspoon

Stumbleupon

Shazam

Evernote

The Big Picture

Allrecipes

Freshpaint

Hulu

TuneIn Radio

Wikipedia

Weatherbug

Didlr

Kayak Hotels/Flights

eBay

Google

Inrix Traffic

Memorylage

TedW

Onenote MX