Windows 8 apps: Multimedia 8

If you’re missing Windows Media Centre, then fear not, the Store does have some interesting alternatives – and Multimedia 8 is one of the best.

The program makes it easy to browse your music, video and playlists, for instance. In a click (or a touch) you can access files on a media server, or the web.

And a host of bonus features includes 3D video support; the ability to convert videos to MP4 or WMV; playlist creation, DLNA media streaming, subtitle support (SRT/ WebVTT), video stabilisation, video and audio capture, and more