As promised earlier this week,, making it available for pretty much everyone running the new operating system, no matter the device.
Making the Health app universal was a key part of Microsoft’s plans, especially because the company wants to be the pioneer of universal apps, hoping that developers around the world would follow its example and start porting for Windows 10 too.
But at the same time, making the Health app available on more devices could also help boost adoption of the Microsoft Band, Redmond’s smart fitness tracker that was launched in October 2015 together with the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4.
The Health app arrives on PCs with the same feature lineup as on Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile, so you won’t notice anything new when installing it. The only good thing now is that you no longer need a phone to sync data and check out your stats, as you can do it directly on the PC.
Of course, the app comes with support for the latest Band 2 improvements announced by Microsoft, including the Explore tile and options to connect and compete with friends with challenges for steps, cardio minutes, runs, and bike rides. If you’re already on Windows 10, you canhere.