When it comes to music and entertainment we think about music streaming and video streaming sites. There are many amazing sites like spotify, YouTube. But it is time consuming when you want to search for some specific things. If you are using Windows 8 there are some metro apps which can help you.
Windows 8 has pretty neat and clean metro app design and with new apps coming each day it is awesome to use it. Today we are counting down our picks for top 5 amazing windows 8 apps for music and entertainment. If you are using windows 8 on touch screen machine it would be much more fun to use.
Top 5 Amazing Windows 8 Apps for Music and Entertainment
Despite the fact that YouTube is the king of video sharing community. Daily motion is also a cool video streaming site where you can upload your videos.
Although YouTube didn’t take Windows 8 seriously and there is no metro application. In this segment Daily Motion has their metro application.There are tiles for videos in different category. Tap any video and watch it in the clean, minimalist way. There is also some info about uploader, views and description.
You can brows and watch videos you can not upload video from metro app.
- Search within a very large and diversified library of more than 20 millions videos.
- Share everything you’ve watched and loved directly with your friends using your favorite social networks.
- Pin to your Windows 8 dashboard users, playlists, groups and channels you love so you can get notifications and access them in one tap.
Since there is no official app YouTube for Windows 8 , doesn’t mean you cannot brows YouTube videos in metro UI. Metro Tube is the best way to brows YouTube videos in Metro UI. App is really awesome. You get all the standard options of YouTube like watch later, favorites, upload and recently played. You can also watch popular videos along with the category to browse.
You can Log in to your Google account for the personalized options. You can browse YouTube and watch videos.
- Stream vidoes in HQ, HD and Full HD
- Access subscriptions, favorites and watch later feeds
- Customize main hub
- Live tile
- Video sharing and Video search
Vevo is a great place if you are a music lover. They have their official windows 8 application. With the VEVO app you can watch music videos, stream live concerts, and discover new artists on your Windows 8 device for free. Access VEVO’s entire catalog of 75,000 music videos from more than 21,000 artists.
You can enjoy full HD video music experience of best classics. Pop, rap, rock, R&B, country and many more genre.
- Free high-quality music videos
- Exclusive videos, premieres, and select live performances
- Continuous play to serve you recommendations for videos that will play automatically to keep the music videos flowing in a dynamic and personalized style
- App automatically detects language settings with some support for German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, and Portuguese
Reddit TV aggregates and plays the most popular videos from “/r/videos” sub-reddit (http://www.reddit.com/r/videos). The application comes with a built-in video player which lets you watch the video without leaving the app.
- Play videos currently trending on Reddit
- Automatically loads the next list of videos as you scroll through
We all have faced this problem when we listen a song but don’t know what its called or who the artist is ? Shazam can do this work for you. After hitting the iOS, Android, Windows phone now it is finally available for windows 8. It will use the microphone of your laptop to identify the song.
- Buy tracks easily
- Watch music videos and concerts from YouTube
- Share tags on Windows Live, Facebook, Twitter & more
- Learn the lyrics you thought you knew
- Read album reviews and artist biographies
- Use Shazam in Snap View while browsing the web or using another application
That’s it for now. These were the Top 5 Amazing Windows 8 Apps for Music and Entertainment . Do you agree with our list. If you have some other ideas or suggestion do let us know via comments below.