Are you willing and inclined to install and take a experience of Windows 8? If yes, just wait a minute! As you know Windows 8 has some compatibility issues with certain software. It may be that your favorite and useful apps and devices that you use always in earlier versions of Windows like Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 may not run in Windows 8. In that condition you’ll find Windows 8 an absurd and of no use for you.

However in order to avoid such type of inconvenience Microsoft has set up a Software Compatibility Center where you can check whether your favorite software and devices are compatible with Windows 8 or not. If you find that your app is also compatible with Windows 8 then moving to it will be definitely be nice experience for you.

Windows 8 Compatibility Center

Windows 8 Compatibility Center

How to Check Compatibility of Apps with Windows 8?


  1. In order to check the compatibility, navigate to compatibility center of Windows 8.
  2. There you have to enter your software and device’s name in the search box and it instantly show compatibility result of that software and devices with windows 8.
    Compatibility Results of Adobe Software with Windows 8

    Compatibility Results of Adobe Software with Windows 8

  3. You can also browse the product category in the sidebar and can also toggle to 32 / 64 bit versions control near the top right depending on your system.