PressReader app for Windows 8 Surface RT

To our PressReader and Windows 8 Surface fans….

We’re happy to announce the release of the PressReader app for the Windows 8 Surface RT! It is now available for free download through the Windows Store.

With over 2,300 newspapers and magazines from 100 countries, Windows 8 Surface RT users can now read their favorite publications using PressReader’s advanced digital features you’ve come to enjoy with PressReader on iPads, Android, and BlackBerry devices, including:

  • SmartFlow advanced reading technology, which enhances the traditional replica newspaper presentation by displaying articles as a continuous, horizontal stream of stories that flow across the Surface RT, maximizing readability and inviting exploration of related content a reader might otherwise miss.
  • Instant switching between Replica/Page View and SmartFlow viewing
  • Press and hold (i.e. Long Press) activation of contextually driven actions:
    • Share stories by email or on Facebook or Twitter using Windows’ “share charm”
    • Copy and paste articles into Evernote
    • Listen to articles using on-demand audio
    • Publicize your opinion by supporting or opposing a story
  • Adjustable font sizing for optimum readability
  • “Search charm” support for cross-title search
  • Desktop thumbnails of the most recently downloaded publications for instant access to the latest issues
  • Auto-delivery of favorite publications
  • Authorization of PressReader with a subscription
  • Supported in English, Chinese (China), German, Spanish, Japanese, French, Russian, Italian, Norwegian (Bokmål)

Check out PressReader for the Surface RT in the video demo below:

We would love to hear what you think of our new release! Please comment with any and all feedback!