Netflix Arrives on Windows 8

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Windows 8 App Listing

A Windows 8-styled version of Netflix is now available in Microsoft's Windows Store.

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The app takes advantage of Microsoft's Windows 8 design style (don't you dare call it Metro) and is designed to work with both touch gestures and the traditional keyboard/mouse.

The app looks great and provides easy access to new releases, recommendations and genres. If you've used the Xbox 360 Netflix app, you'll feel at home. It still uses Silverlight -- but Netflix says that the app was designed to use the CPU and battery more efficiently.

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If you're running the Windows 8 RTM release, you can download Netflix from the Windows Store now.

Windows 8 will be officially released on Oct. 26, 2012. It's available for pre-order now.

What do you think of Netflix for Windows 8? Let us know in the comments.

Windows 8 App Listing

Netflix is available as a stand-alone app in the Windows Store.

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