Best Windows 10 apps on sale the week of August 5, 2019

While many great apps are free or only cost a few dollars, some more powerful apps can quickly creep up in price. Thankfully, the Microsoft Store features frequent sales so that you can get these apps on the cheap. This week you can get Penbook for 50 percent off and grab a deal on a couple of great apps for customizing your taskbar.

The Microsoft Store has at least a few good apps on sale just about every week. Penbook is a nice app for note taking that's currently half price. StartButton and Transparent Taskbar are both great tools for customizing your taskbar and are around $1 each, so you really can't go wrong.

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