The Windows 8 Store is receiving hundreds of new apps every day and has over 30,000 apps in different categories. The Store is exclusive to Windows 8 and one needs to open up the Store app to search and browse the Store. Because of this, one can’t browse the Store from a web browser.
Windows 8 users who would like to browse the Store without opening the Store app and users who want to browse the Store from a previous version of Windows will be happy to know about the availability of a browser-based Windows 8 Store.
MetroStore Scanner is a browser-based version of Windows 8 Store, which means you can use any web browser to browse the Windows 8 Store, irrespective of the operating system. MetroStore Scanner regularly scans the official Store and lists all available apps. MetroStore displays the last scan date, total apps found in the Store, number of new apps, and also the number of recently updated apps.
The interface of MetroStore Scanner is very simple and easy-to-use. By clicking on the app tile you can view the description, supported platforms, and also countries. Obviously, the MetroStore doesn’t let you directly install an app but you can visit open the official Store page of the app by clicking Details button that appears top right of the page. Once you the official Store page of the app is opened, you can click View in Windows Store button to open the link in Windows 8 Store app.
MetroStore Scanner is useful to view all available apps in the Store and also for previous Windows version users would like to see what’s new in Windows 8 Store.
Visit MetroStore Scanner Homepage