Microsoft’s Windows App Certification Program is designed to help ensure that third-party applications carrying the Windows brand are both easy to install and reliable on PCs running Windows. The requirements that applications have to meet in order to qualify to display the Windows 8 Compatible logo include:
- Being compatible and resilient
- Adhering to Windows Security Best Practices
- Supporting Windows security features
- Supporting clean, reversible installation
- Other strict technical specifications
The goal of this program is to provide the value that users expect from their Windows-based systems, which includes requirements of stability, compatibility, reliability, performance, and quality.
The three Auslogics products that received Windows 8 compatibility certification had gone through extensive in-house testing prior to being tested by Microsoft. The tests confirmed their solid architecture and reliability, their full adherence to strict security requirements and ability to provide a smooth user experience on Windows 8 platforms.
“We are very excited about receiving this certification from Microsoft,” says Anna Lind, Auslogics PR representative. “This achievement is significant for us as a company, as it means our developers have done a fantastic job, which has been acknowledged;
Auslogics products support MS Windows versions from XP to Windows 8. The company offers free trial downloads of this software from their website at www.auslogics.com.
Founded in 2008, Auslogics Software develops a wide range of computer optimization and security tools for personal and business use, including virus and spyware protection, disk cleanup and defragmentation, registry maintenance, Internet speed-up and emergency file recovery.
Software from Auslogics is used by over 10,000,000 people worldwide and is the tool of choice of many IT and computer manufacturing companies, like Sony VAIO or AVG, in the US and other countries. Auslogics is an Intel Premier Elite Software Partner and a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner.
Auslogics Disk Defrag was named the best disk defragmentation tool on CNET and other resources.