Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is the new initiative by Microsoft aimed for app developers to make one app that would work on wide range of devices. Most of the apps are still adapting to UWP concept but there are still many in the app store that shines on Windows 10.
Since you’re already up and running with Windows 10 we want to introduce you to the best communication apps for Windows 10 that will make your life simpler.
Skype is one of the most popular software for online communication. It is used by millions of people every day to talk over chat, voice calls and video calls. Not just that, you can share files, call someone on their cell phone and more. Skype is available on desktop, tablets and mobile devices, so just head over to the download page and get started.
The world’s biggest social network has an app for Windows 10 too. Share your memories, talk to your friends and let others know where you are without needing to open a browser.
Trello is a simple task management app which turns into a great communication tool when you have to organize and manage an event with others. Want to plan you kid’s birthday party? Invite your spouse and friends on a Trello board and start planning what needs to be done and when.
Viber is another powerful communication app which allows you to send texts, make voice and video calls while using only your internet data. You can send stickers, emoticons, photos and locations to make your communication fun. And the app syncs between your phone and computer in real time to make your experience as smooth as possible.
Till second quarter of 2015, the micro-blogging website has acquired 304 million active users and has secured its position among the top social media platforms. At one side where Facebook has stringent privacy restrictions, Twitter is an open platform to interact with almost anyone in the world from president Barack Obama to sports legend Sachin Tendulkar. Twitter has also come up with an exclusive new version for Windows 10.
Line is a free messaging app and is similar to Viber but with more features. Apart from allowing you to to send messages, make voice and video calls, it has stickers for more expressive chats, high quality video maker, timeline to stay in touch with the news about your favorite brands and celebrities. It also has a store from where you can buy additional stickers, themes, premium call credits and games. Available on multiple platforms you can use its Windows 10 app to stay in touch with friends and family.
Acknowledged as the “Best email client for Windows & Gmail” Mailbird has launched its new version for Windows 10 which works smoothly on both desktop and tablets. With advance touch support and third party apps like WhatsApp, Evernote, Asana, Facebook, Twitter and many more, it is an all-in-one communication hub for Windows users.
Piip is a completely free messenger which works on multiple platforms including Windows 10. It boasts about its simple setup and group chats which makes it ideal to talk to your friends or colleagues. To top it off you can also keep a backup of your messages on Piip Messenger cloud so you can restore them in case of stolen/lost device.
Teamviewer is a screen sharing tool where you can present a product demo or control someone else’s screen. It is a convenient tool to communicate, help and support others. Teamviewer has established itself as a tool for business use and with over 200 million users it has grown into an excellent communication app. Next time you want to help your grandma in setting up an email account, Teamviewer would come handy.
Slack is a messaging app for teams. It aims to bring all your communication at one place by integrating with tools and services you use everyday. With its explosive growth in the last year, it has been considered as one of the fastest growing software in the last decade. It is a multi-platform app and works seamlessly on Windows 10 desktops and tablets.
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