PBS Video launches on Windows 10 PCs and tablets

America's Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is the latest organization to launch an app on the Windows Store, with its release of PBS Video for Windows 10 PCs and tablets.

The app allows users to enjoy on-demand access to the network's programming, including popular PBS content such as NOVA, Mercy Street, Frontline, Secrets of the Dead and Antiques Roadshow, along with other much-loved shows, like Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge and Poldark.

The Store description for the new app notes some of its key features:

  • Quick access to TV times and channels for your favorite PBS programs (coming soon)
  • Live tiles display new episodes
  • Customize your lock screen picture with PBS themed backgrounds
  • See what’s on your local PBS station
  • Learn more about PBS show and specific episodes
  • Bookmark favorite shows and episodes for easy retrieval

As Microsoft points out, users can also launch the app on Windows 10 using Cortana voice commands. The app is free and available to download now from the Windows Store.

Source: Microsoft Fire Hose

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