Although this was already announced earlier in the year, Power Apps for Windows enables users to use Model-Driven and Canvas Apps via Windows computers as well as allowing them to access them offline too.
Granted, it has been an option to run Power Apps on a Windows computer for a long time, however the functionality hasn’t always been ahead of competitors such as the Android and iOS versions. You will find that offline access wasn’t around and device functionality such as the ability to take photos wasn’t present. This is partly why Microsoft decided in April of this year to solve this problem by rolling out a preview for Power Apps for Windows which is now widely available for users to take advantage of.
So, what new & improved functionality do Power Apps for Windows have?
In addition to having the capability to run both Canvas Apps and Model-Driven Apps, this latest launch offers the following capabilities:
Aligned management – Given that Power Apps for Windows are now a Universal Windows App, its implementation and update can now easily be monitored by your in-house IT team, thus allowing the right people to access the app as well as making sure that they are using the latest version.
So, how can I get Power Apps for Windows?
The answer to this is simple, you can go directly to the Windows Store. It is worth noting that although the installation process is straight forward you may need extra guidance on how to build it.
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