Top Metro apps for Windows 8 power users

The Windows 8 Metro application ecosystem is evolving. Here are 17 early entrants worth adding to your tablet or PC
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Credit: Jeff Metzger

Top Metro apps for Windows 8 power users

Maybe you think of the Metro side of Windows 8 -- and the whole of Windows RT -- as the greatest thing since Windows 7. Maybe you figure you're stuck with Metro and might as well make the best of it. Or maybe you think of Metro as a toddler operating system -- demanding and fussy, but ultimately well worth the effort, and the future of Windows.

Whatever your motivation, if you have Windows 8, you're no doubt curious about the apps that live in the Metro milieu. Here are my choices for the best productivity apps (excluding the built-in Metro apps) available in the Windows Store today.

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