With a lot of amazing and useful apps in the Windows Phone app store, indie developers have constantly proven that it doesn’t take a huge company or millions of bucks to create high-quality apps.
In this post, we’ll share with you 10 of the best and most popular indie apps for your Windows Phone. We hope they can be of use to you. Enjoy!
6snap is an unofficial app for Snapchat. Developed by Rudy Huyn, this app enables you to share photos and videos with Snapchat users, post snaps with story, draw and add text to photos, use custom ringtones, take screenshots, save photos, and more.
The official app for Windows Central is your guide to everything your Windows devices can offer. With it, you can read news, tips, comments, app and game reviews, wherever you go. It has live tile support so you can be updated on the latest Microsoft and Windows news when pinned to your start screen.
Metrotube is one of the best YouTube apps in the Windows Phone store. It’s developed by Lazyworm Applications Ltd. It features fluid Metro UI and offers features like pre-loading videos for later viewing and transparent tiles for Windows Phone 8.1.
This all-format local video and audio media player lets you enjoy watching videos on your Windows Phone. If you’re someone who can’t stand the hassle and time to do transcoding, then this is the app for you. It has significant enhancement to the video playback capability on the WP platform, and it basically plays anything you throw at it, be it AVI, MKV, FLV, RMVB, FLAC, APE, etc.
6tag is a feature-rich Instagram app for Windows Phone. With it, you can upload photos and videos on your Instagram account, apply filters, tag your friends, view posts on a map, and more. You can also customize your photos with one of the many gorgeous and custom-built filter effects. What’s more, you can share your photos and videos on Instagram.
This app for Wikipedia has an offline mode that allows you to view articles even without Internet access. Some of its key features include voice command, speech recognition, and support for Cortana, Pocket, and Instapaper.
The Weave News Reader allows you to follow any website or blog you’re interested in at any time. It has a wide array of built-in news sources grouped by categories like technology, world events, gaming, and more. From there, you can search for any other site you want to add.
This feature-rich RSS reader app comes with offline support, multiple live tiles, image caching, and more. Created by Next Matters, this app lets you save articles to OneNote, Instapaper, Pocket, and Readability.
myTube provides you with a one-of-a-kind YouTube experience. It’s an app that’s built to keep your video playing no matter what. By lightly fading the video into the background, you can continue watching while reading comments, browse channels and videos, and everything else you can do in the app. If you want to do something else, myTube can play the audio of videos in the background while you’re using another app.
This is another app by Rudy Huyn. It’s the unofficial Windows Phone app for 9Gag, where you can browse all the images and channels, post images to 9Gag, share, and more.