Ready to roll: Your basic apps
Windows gives you apps for the basics and a lot more. Free apps like People, Mail, Photos, and Messaging power you through essential tasks and work together to make everything easier.
People app icon
See the latest info and start conversations with contacts from your email accounts, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
SkyDrive app icon
Seamless access to your files from your Windows apps, as well as from your other devices.
Mail app icon
Get email from your accounts—including Outlook, Gmail, and Yahoo!—all in one place.
Bing app icon
Go from searching to doing, with a touch-friendly interface and stunning, immersive imagery.
Video app icon
Browse and watch movies and shows. Watch on your PC or play to your TV.
Skype app icon
Included with your PC or free from the Windows Store, Skype lets you do things together when you’re apart, with voice, video, and IM.
Photos app icon
See your photos and videos in one place, whether they’re on Facebook, Flickr, SkyDrive, or another PC.
News app icon
Customize your news, and see it in a dramatic, photo-rich format.
Music app icon
Explore, download, and listen to the latest songs and share your playlists.
Games app icon
Discover and download new games, edit your profile, and see how you stack up against your friends.