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Top 5 Apps For Windows Phones

23rd February 2015

There are a lot of new apps coming out almost every day, which help to improve plenty of lives. Some smartphone apps help us connect to other people, some provide us with information, while others entertain us. Some of these apps are free, while others cost some money, but regardless of the costs, these are the top 5 apps for Windows phones.

5. Spotify

There are a lot of apps that let you stream music on your Windows phone, but Spotify is the most popular one because it provides access to almost any album that you are in the mood to listen to, it also provides you with access to ready made playlists of the type of music that you enjoy, while exposing you to artists that you may not have heard of. Spotify is a free app to download, but there is also a premium version you can pay for, which allows you to listen to music without commercial interruptions, and allows you to store your music offline, so you don’t need to be connected to the internet to listen to it.

4. Netflix

Netflix is the most popular app for people who enjoy watching movies and television shows, and it is becoming even more popular due to the success of their original programming. The app is free to download at the Windows app store, but it requires a monthly subscription fee, which allows you to view their wide selection of television shows and movies on your Windows phone.

3. Instagram

Initially, Instagram was only available on Android and iOS phones, but in 2013, the company made it available to people with Windows smartphones. The photo sharing app has been one of the most popular apps, because it allows people to instantly share photos from their phones, and had a 34% increase in users over the previous year. The fact that it is free also helps with its popularity.

2. YouTube

Since it was created, YouTube has been one of the most popular websites in the world, because it allows users to view and upload videos. It is even more popular now, because a lot of people use it for many different reasons. Musicians release their new music videos on it because they will get more views by putting it online, than they would on television, movie studios use it to promote their upcoming movies, by releasing trailers on there, and regular people use it for plenty of reasons, which include sharing personal videos, or to watch some of their favorite shows and movies. Last year, over 88.342 million people downloaded the free app, which was a 26% increase over the previous year.

1. Facebook

Facebook has been the most popular app for a while now, due to the popularity of the social media. The app allows users to access their Facebook accounts, check their pictures, update their status, and almost every other function that they can do if they access the site on their computer. Last year, over 118 million people downloaded the app, which was a 15% increase over the previous year, making it the most popular Windows app.

Corey is an all round tech guru who has worked at some major blue chip companies. He started Poweronemedia to share his views and knowledge with the rest of the blogging world.