Best Windows 10 apps on sale the week of Black Friday Windows Central 2020

There are plenty of deals on gadgets and gizmos this week, but you can also snag some discounts on apps that run on your gadgets and gizmos. From editing photos to recording your memories, here are the best Windows 10 app deals for Black Friday.

Touch-friendly editing: Photo Editor Pro | Polarr

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This app brings a wide range of powerful tools for image editing. It's optimized for touch and mouse so you can edit however you'd like. It's also compiled for Windows 10 on ARM, making it an excellent choice for Surface Pro X users. It's currently half price at $35.

$35 at Microsoft

Easy editing: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020

This photo editor uses AI and clever tools to enable easy image editing. It can automatically smooth skin, easily select and remove objects, and can automatically colorize photos. It's usually $100, but you can grab it right now for $60.

$60 at Microsoft

Professional image editing: Affinity Photo

Affinity Photo delivers a powerful editing experience that can handle professional and casual workloads. It has an extensive library of tools and ways to enhance images. It's 30 percent off this week, bringing the price down to $35.

$35 at Microsoft

Graphic design: Affinity Designer

You can edit vector and raster graphics with this app. It delivers a complex and powerful graphic design experience without requiring a subscription. It's currently $35, down 30 percent from its normal price.

$35 at Microsoft

Powerful publishing: Affinity Publisher

With this app, you can create professional publications such as books and magazines. It can link the rest of the Affinity suite, so you don't have to jump between apps. It's down to $35 right now, off from its regular price of $50.

$35 at Microsoft

Taking notes: Penbook

Penbook supports a variety of digital papers, 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 normally $20 but is currently on sale for $10.

$10 at Microsoft

Keeping memories: Diarium

Diarium is one of the best diary applications on Windows 10. In it, you can attach recordings, locations, drawings, and more to enrich your digital diary. It also syncs across devices with iOS and Android. It's usually $20 but is on sale for $6.

$6 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's usually $15 but is on sale for $3.

$3 at Microsoft

Bundled apps: Finebits AppPack

This collection of apps comes with the entire Finebits app library, including 8 Zip Pro, Torrex Pro, Files&Folders Pro, and Metro Commander Pro. When used together, these create an impressive file management suite. It's 73 percent off right now, bringing the price down to $10.

$10 at Microsoft

Grab those deals!

Several major app developers jumped on board the Black Friday train. It's a great time to grab some of the Microsoft Store's best apps at a discount. If you're looking for a photo editor that works well with touch, mouse, and that will run smoothly on a wide range of Windows devices, Polarr is an excellent option, especially at half price.

Diarium is also a nice app, allowing you to record memories from a range of sources. It also syncs across iOS and Android, so you can mark your memories from just about anywhere.

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