SkyMap for Windows 8 is one of the best astronomy apps that you can try out, along with SkyChart, LunarPhases, SkyOrb and some other. Now it has received a fresh update which makes it even better for those who have installed it and running it. Read below for more details.
Exploring the humongous depths of the universe and learning new things about stars, planets and other celestial objects is quite fun especially when done from a Windows 8 tablet. SkyMap is an application which lets you see the sky and the current position of the stars. It’s now received an update which finally adds the application bar that many have been requesting. You can now just swipe to the top of the screen and you will have access to the quick features of the app. Also, there have been added some more settings for better exploration.
SkyMap for Windows 8 comes with new settings
The popular Windows Phone SkyMap application, downloaded by more than one million users, now comes to Windows 8! SkyMap Free is an amazing planetarium for your device. It enables you to point your device at the sky and see what stars, constellations, planets or deep space objects are out there in real time. SkyMap Free shows the sky in 3D, like you see it at night time exposing a collection of over 110000 stars. It’s very easy to use for any viewpoint, time and location on Earth: it determines your location automatically, supports pinch to zoom for more details and provides a highly customizable map. SkyMap Free has a full set of features in order to help both casual stargazers and amateur astronomers to explore and locate the objects in the sky.
So, follow the link from below and get the official SkyMap free app for Windows 8. If you will upgrade to the pro version to get rid of ads, then you can use the same app on Windows Phone, so that you won’t have to buy it twice. Also, by using this app, you will no longer have to download or try to download Google Sky Map on your PC.