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Average customer rating

0 stars out of 5
1,129 ratings

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1 stars out of 5
· 8/31/2015

Really should be no stars....downloaded this App a wk ago & its never worked it forever says "matches can't be loaded this time try again later" Really!!!!

1 stars out of 5
· 8/8/2015

This app was very slow and would not load any of the replacements. If I was u I would not download this app because this app is just a waste of time

2 stars out of 5
· 1/31/2015


2 stars out of 5
· 1/10/2015

This app is good but most of the apps that you search you will most likely not find a replacement.

3 stars out of 5
· 1/5/2015

Crashes most of the time

1 stars out of 5
· 9/18/2014

This app sounded like a good idea but it only gives you the sad fact that there usually isn't a "replacement" app. If the app isn't there when you search, this app will not help you find it.

2 stars out of 5
· 9/16/2014
Good App, but...

Nobody ever adds new alternatives. The same ones have been around for months.

1 stars out of 5
· 8/24/2014

Very bad it keeps closing the app

4 stars out of 5
· 1/22/2015

Needs updated more often for a 5 star rating, other than that its a great little app tool.

1 stars out of 5
· 12/15/2014

AppDetective is a far better app and the best app discovery app to date. AppSwitch had potential, it has simply fallen flat. It may rise again, until it does, best steer clear.

stars out of 5


  • Find Windows 8 apps that similar to apps on iOS, Android & BlackBerry
  • Search the Windows/Apple/Google/BlackBerry app stores
  • Get notifications when new apps become available
  • Get live tile updates when new apps become available
  • Browse latest, popular and top rated matches
  • View app descriptions, screenshots and reviews
  • Use AppSwitch entirely in SnapView
  • Share apps and matches with friends

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Version notes

Version - Notifications sync between devices (requires login) - Bug fixes Version - Improved performance - Moved to a new server (fewer connection issues) - AppSwitch remembers your last search preferences Version - Store fixes Version - Interface overhaul - Ability to share both apps and matches using the share charm - Better 'SnapView' support (AppSwitch can now be used entirely in snap view) - AppSwitch store added - Loads faster - Better stability Version - Added support for BlackBerry devices - Receive toast notifications and live tile updates when new matches become available - Icon, logo and app UI refresh - Search bug fixed! Version - Users can now submit suggestions - Ability to search the Apple AppStore and Google Play within AppSwitch - Graphical improvements - Bug fixes Version - Added settings flyout in charms bar - Ability to selectively display iOS and Android matches - Introduction menu added - Search bar now available on main page - Onscreen keyboard bug fix for touch devices - Bug fixes and layout adjustment for some pages Version - Users can now search the Windows Store from within AppSwitch - Searches can now take place directly from the main page - Bug fixes

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