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Average customer rating

3.2
69 ratings

Rating snapshot

  1. 5
    34%
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  2. 4
    14%
    10
  3. 3
    15%
    11
  4. 2
    8%
    6
  5. 1
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Mike · 1/23/2015
Looks very nice so far. With a few quibbles.

I finally subscribed to the FT after decade long absence. It's the best news source around. I was feeling a little orphaned as I saw apps for IOS and Android but not Windows until I stumbled across this. Have only used it briefly but it seems very nice. I would appreciate an app for Windows Phone and hope that one will be coming with the advent of Universal Apps for Windows. After a week, I still like it, ran into a problem. Played a video from the menu selections and then could not find a way back. A right click displayed a number of the usual sections of the site at the top, but none could be accessed. Clicking on them resulted in "Section not found" messages.

Lee · 8/27/2014
Best app on Win 8.1

Smooth, intuitive, just like the paper FT Update: Live Tile won't refresh unless I open the app.

Spencer · 8/22/2014
Very intuitive

The dedicated application is intuitive. My problem is that the application doesn't support the links when swiping down from the top of the screen and selection a section.

Andy · 10/4/2013
I LOVE the redesign

I can finally see the pictures that accompany Rowley's articles. I cooked that risotto last night and it got great reviews from the wife and my toughest critic of all: my 4 year old. Anyway, the new layout's great. 4 stars for now. Hopefully no bugs will prevent me from boosting this to a 5 in the near future.

Kyle · 3/9/2013
Good, but needs social media integration

Kudos to FT for developing this app early in the game. What they need now is social media integration and a way to share interesting articles via Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Ivor · 12/16/2012
Looks useful, currently testing

I've looked at and uninstalled half a dozen of these so far on my new Win8 machine. I like the ''My Portfolio" feature, but why can't it track commodities? I would like to track the value of my gold/silver holdings and can only do this a 'other'. Please fix or I'll find another app.

Aram · 11/25/2012
Good to read, but share doesn't work.

The app pulls everything down well and has a good reading experience. However, there is no way to share or find the article on the web. That the app does not present a url anywhere is a serious issue.

Kanoa · 9/11/2012
A good app but

Ft has made a good windows 8 app the reminds me of their html 5 app for the iPad. Unfortunately I have yet to see really stand out features or reporting that would make me (somebody who is enjoying the free app) want to purchase one of their very expensive subscriptions . I think that it the video were able to be in HD and maybe a better introduction on how to use the app and it would be perfect or close too it

charles · 4/26/2015
Once great but they are ending windows support

Too bad. Was really excellent

David · 10/26/2014
Fine app until it stopped working!

app.ft.com works, why doesn't this?

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Features

  • Free to download
  • Offline reading:  The latest edition is automatically stored for you to read even when you don’t have a signal
  • Utilizes great new features of Windows 8 like snapped layouts, a live tile on your start screen, and easy searching and sharing
  • Access full markets data section including market gainers and losers, currencies, commodities and bonds

App details


Version notes

Support for scalable hi-res icons on extra-large screens


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