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Most Practical Business Apps That Will Help You Work Smarter: Windows 8 Tablet

With the right applications, you can work smartly and more efficiently than before, but navigating Microsoft’s Windows Store can be a difficult task. Microsoft’s excellent, high quality Windows operating system software provides their customers with great value.

This is a List of apps that business users will find useful to have on their Microsoft’s new PC operating system “Windows 8” based tablets to maximize productivity.Here’s a look at some of the best Windows 8 apps for business users.

Remote Desktop. This Microsoft app allows your Windows 8 tablet to link up to your remote computer in order to access files. Dealing with multiple remote desktops and customizations are possible with this app.

OneNote. This is another free app from Microsoft. It lets you create to-do lists and business itineraries in the cloud, so you can access them though a compatible mobile device with an internet connection.

Quick Encryption. This free text-encryption app can encrypt and decrypt your sensitive personal data and passwords. Use it on your credit card numbers, SSN, usernames, etc.

JustCloud – one of the leading cloud storage and file synchronization providers on the internet. With cutting edge software and innovative development, JustCloud is constantly adding to its already rich product feature set.

Price: Free (monthly business service costs $19.95 per month)
Platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT
RNG Labs LockIt – LockIt is a secure and simple way to store your passwords and secret information. It uses strong cryptography to secure your data and keep hackers out. LockIt can store passwords, credit cards, bank account information, software keys and sync this information across all your Windows 8 PCs.
Price: $1.49
Platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT
Kool Mileage And Receipt System – MARS tracks all IRS deductable mileage types (business, Charity, Medical, and Moving) and all expenses related to your vehicle. Information automatically synchronizes to the cloud so you can use multiple devices to track your information.
Price: $1.99
Platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT

PDF Touch – PDF Touch lets you highlight important items in documents and articles. Use your finger to add hand written notes. Markup mistakes in documents you review. Read PDF documents naturally on any Windows 8 device.
Price: $2.99
Platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT
My Server. This free app created by Microsoft enables you to tap into your server resources through any Windows 8 device. My Server allows you to manage users and access shared server files, among others.

Save the Date. This app reminds you of important dates, such as deadlines and scheduled meetings. With Save the Date, there’s no more toting around of bulky paper organizers.

Speaktoit Assistant. With this tablet app, you can verbally instruct a virtual assistant to launch programs, locate information, and manage your appointments on your calendar.

Yandex.Disk. Similar to JustCloud, Yandex.Disk is a free online file storage app you can use on your tablet. With Yandex.Disk, you can quickly access and share documents while on the go.

Astonsoft Essential PIM Pro – EssentialPIM Pro is a personal information manager that makes it easy to control your appointments, to do lists, notes, email messages, password entries and contacts. It is an affordable replacement for Outlook. In addition to built-in email support, EssentialPIM Pro offers portability, speed, intuitive interface, and the ability to synchronize all your information with MS Outlook and practically any online service available (Google, iCloud, Toodledo, SyncML, CalDAV, etc.).

Price: $39.95 (a free version with fewer features is also available)
Platforms: Windows 8 only

Stardock Start8 – Windows 7-style Start menu with Windows 8 enhancements:  Search for Windows 8-style (Modern UI) apps, Pin desktop and Metro apps to the start menu, Jump List support, Unified Search for apps, settings and files, Boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop, One click access to shut down, devices, music, documents, and videos.
Price: $4.99
Platforms: Windows 8 only

About the AuthorProfessional

Amarendra is the Chief Executive Officer and Editorial Director at CEOWORLD Magazine, and is responsible for all business management, company operations, finance, and social advertising operations.

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