Some of the most popular apps in the Windows Marketplace, according to Tom's Guide, include Adobe Photoshop Express, Pocket Casts, Microsoft Hyperlapse and ESPN. Adobe Photoshop Express provides entry-level photo editing, while Pocket Casts is considered one of the best podcast apps. Hyperlapse allows users to easily create time-lapse videos, while ESPN provides sports scores and news.
Other popular apps in the Windows Marketplace include the mobile messaging app WhatsApp. This app allows users to sync contacts and send a variety of media-rich mobile messages across OS platforms. A popular game app continues the "Halo" series with "Halo: Spartan Strike." Weather Flow is a popular weather app that uses the Windows Phone's unique live tile platform to help users keep track of the weather. It enables users to follow several locations and provides hourly and weekly forecasts.
A popular translation app is Bing Translator, which is considered an equivalent to Google's translation app. The app, which includes more than 40 languages, also supports camera translation for taking pictures of signs or menus. Skype is an Internet video-chat service that is available in app form at the Windows Marketplace. Xbox SmartGlass gives users the chance to sync devices by acting as a remote control or a second screen for Xbox.