Digging among the system files of Windows 8, a Windows enthusiast on his blog mswin has managed to reveal a system file and a process in Windows 8 Build 7955 that points to Microsoft’s app store which will eventually be called as “Windows Store”.
These are the following main features that you can expect when Windows Store is finally released bundled with Windows 8:
- Support for purchase of online goods and services directly within the app.
- You can install applications for trial, and then pay for it if you want to get the full version.
- Windows Store users can rate and review applications.
- Users can report a problem regarding applications directly to their developers.
- Each application on the Windows Store will have its own:
- Minimum System Requirements
- End User Agreement
- Feature requests
- Category and Description
- Application and Functionality
- Rating the content
- Link to support forum
- Types of supported architectures (x86, x64, or ARM)
- List of enhancements in applications latest versions (change log)
It is important to remember that you can only use Windows Store if you have a Windows Live Account.