Best Windows 10 apps on sale the week of June 10, Windows Central 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 save big on professional-grade design and photo editing applications, an excellent media player, and more.

Taking notes: Penbook

Penbook supports a variety of digital paper, including graph paper and notebook paper. You can use it to sketch, take notes, or calculate math equations. It also can be used to import PDFs that you can then mark up and draw on. It's a great tool for keeping a variety of content organized. It's normally $20 but is currently on sale for $10.

$10 at Microsoft

Photo editing: Affinity Photo

Affinity Photo is a professional-grade photo editing application that doesn't require a subscription. It can handle multi-layer editing and has unique features like an almost unlimited undo history and many non-destructive edit options. It's on sale for $40, down from its usual price of $50 to celebrate its update to version 1.7.

$40 at Microsoft

Enjoying media: Scorpio Player

This media player supports a long list of file formats and has an impressive feature list. You can control your content using touch, gestures, your phone, keyboard shortcuts, and the Xbox One media remote depending on the device you're using. It even supports advanced subtitle features including bilingual subtitles and the ability to copy and paste subtitles. It's usually $15 but is on sale for $3.

$3 at Microsoft

Light party: hueDynamic for Hue

This app controls your Phillips Hue smart lights and can sync your lights to either audio or video from your PC. You can have your lights flash like a disco to the beat of music or have them change color to extend the colors on your screen. It can also be used to enhance the level of control of Phillips Hue hardware by giving you multiple options for buttons on your smart light switches. It's on sale for $5, down from its normal price of $7.

$5 at Microsoft

Graphic design: Affinity Designer

Like its sibling, Affinity Photo, this app is also on sale to celebrate an update to version 1.7. Affinity Designer is a powerful graphic design software that can handle both vector and raster images. It's a great piece of software for vector artwork, typography, iconography, and creating a wide variety of designs. It's on sale for $40, which is $10 off its standard price.

$40 at Microsoft

The Microsoft Store has at least a few good apps on sale just about every week. Both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are good deals rightg now. These apps go on sale a few times each year, usually coinsciding with an update or software release. They're both professional grade creative apps that don't require a subscription. If you're looking for a media player, Scorpio Player has an impressive feature list and is available on both Windows 10 PCs and the Xbox One.

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