Top 10 Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 apps for 2015

Our collection of the best and most popular Windows 8.1and Windows 10 apps to download in 2015

Designed to be equally useful on a tablet as on a PC or laptop, Windows 8.1 is the first operating system to truly make use of apps outside of smartphones and other portable devices. So we've rounded up ten of the most popular and essential apps for your Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 computer, all of which you can download today.

1. Google Drive Explorer

URL: http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/12e1a89a-6d6d-4dd4-940a-2ee4685adc3c

App Category: Business

Price: 3.49

Description: Store all of your important files, photos and documents safely in the cloud with Google Drive Explorer, and then access them from any device on-the-move.

Details: Get Google Drive Explorer for Windows 8.1 and save all important work files and documents for easy access when away from home or the office. With files stored safely in the cloud, editing and sharing become so much easier and more convenient, with collaborative work made simple and seamless.

2. Skype

URL: http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-gb/app/5e19cc61-8994-4797-bdc7-c21263f6282b

App Category: Communications

Price: Free

Description: Skype is one of the most popular viode, video and instant messaging apps on the planey.

Details: Hundreds of millions of people use Skype everyday to talk to friends, family and colleagues for free. This internet service is more than just a replacement for a phone call. It also offers video calls and instant messages as well. On the horizon is real-time language translation for anyone that speaks English, Spanish, Italian and Chinese.

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