Users with laptops running Windows 8 or 8.1 can download free apps from the Windows Store. Click Store on the Start screen of the laptop and sign in using your Microsoft account. Browse the various categories in the Store to find free apps. To download a specific free app, enter the name of the app in the search text box at the upper-right corner of the Store app, and press Enter. Click the Install button to download the free app.
Alternatively, users with laptops running Windows 8 or later can download free apps from the Microsoft website. Navigate to the website, click Sign in at the upper-right corner of the page, and sign in with their Microsoft accounts. Click Store at the top menu bar, select Apps, and click Windows apps. Browse or search for a free app, and click the Get the app button to download the app.
Users with laptops running Mac OSX can download free apps from the Mac App Store. On a Mac laptop, open the App Store app. Browse through the different categories, or enter the name of a free app in the search text box at the upper-right corner of the Mac App Store app. On the app page, click the Get button and enter the Apple ID and password to download the app.