While the app itself is free to download, users can choose from a large catalog of paid and free magazines from across the globe with up to 90% discounts from the print subscription prices. Users can find global favorites from various part of the world including Maxim, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Hello!, Harper’s Bazaar, Stuff, FHM, Black Enterprise, BBC Top Gear, Digit, Man’s World, India Today, National Geographic Traveller, Forbes, AsiaSpa, Forbes, Home & Decor and GQ among 1000s of other international and regional publications.
Users with a Windows 8 device can download Magzter for Free using this link.
Girish Ramdas, CEO, Magzter Inc. said,“You can always count on Microsoft to innovate better and this time round they’ve widened their reach from PC users into smart device users. Magzter on Windows 8 has happened at the right time.This is an amazing opportunity for us at Magzter where we get to be a part of the next digital phenomenon where publishers can extend their reach and visibility and Microsoft users can get to experience what they have been missing for a while now.”
“Magazine publishers can now easily expand their global presence into previously untapped segments and Microsoft users will discover a host of new possibilities; publications and features as they download Magzter from the Windows 8 App Store.” says Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.
Magzter has more than 4 million global digital device users and offers some of the biggest and the best magazine titles on its digital Newsstand.
According to Microsoft there are more than 1 billion Windows PC users around the world and 670 million Windows 7 licenses since the operating system went on sale in 2009, the fastest adoption by businesses ever. This opens a world of opportunities for the entire publishing industry.
Magzter will now expand its consumer base with PC loyalists and let them re-discover all that digital publishing is. Microsoft makes a historical break with this launch, moving up into a world where smartphones and tablets are king, having upstaged the traditional ‘PC’ culture. Windows 8 is enterprise-ready by design and this makes it ideal for the 4 million users already transacting through Magzter’s store to broaden their accessibility options.