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What Desktop App Do You Think Lends Itself To Being A Metro App?


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#1 Pulagatha

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 09:55

Just Curious.




#2 aberg

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 10:04

Ccleaner would be nice.



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Posted 27 January 2014 - 10:26

I can't really think of any desktop apps that would work better as modern apps, nothing i use on a regular basis would be any better been touch enabled, or having to scroll right to see more of the app.

 

Modern Apps are more for consuming content, not creating it, in my opinion of course.



#4 Brony

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 10:34

I can't really think of any desktop apps that would work better as modern apps, nothing i use on a regular basis would be any better been touch enabled, or having to scroll right to see more of the app.

 

Modern Apps are more for consuming content, not creating it, in my opinion of course.

 

Also modern apps are slower than their "desktop" apps counterparts.



#5 Romero

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 10:53

Also modern apps are slower than their "desktop" apps counterparts.

 

That might be the case for JavaScript-based apps but anything written in C or C# shouldn't be slower as far as I know.



#6 OP Pulagatha

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 11:18

I thought maybe Mozilla's Thunderbird. (Caption Buttons moved to the top Action Bar)

 

 

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 13:57

Everything. I'd like Metro options for everything I use. Not necessarily as replacements for the desktop versions, but as supplements. It would be useful to have more touch-capable versions of productivity programs on the Surface, especially in the Pro where the desktop version could also be used when it made sense.

 

I'm not saying that there might not be features missing from the Metro version, but a version with at least the "core" functions would be nice, especially if the full program were still available in the desktop.