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Writing with Notepad and WordPad for free
Calculating and painting
Creating sticky notes
New Windows Universal apps are just starting to appear in quantity and quality good enough to drive your everyday computing. We’re still a long way from the all-Universal desktop, but the trend is definitely in that direction.
Even if they do come from a Microsoft competitor.
Keep your eyes open for new Windows Store Universal apps that can match some of the functions in these free built-in Windows programs. As time goes by, the Universal apps will get better — although ...