PRadio: Enjoy free Pandora music streaming in Windows 8

Windows 8 app to stream music

Windows 8 only: Pandora, perhaps one of the most popular music streaming services, has now a modern look app that matches Windows 8’s new (metro) user interface. It’s name is PRadio and it is an unofficial Windows Store app that it allows you to get access to the service and stream your favorites songs for free.

Now you can enjoy the automated music recommendation from similar song suggestions entered by you. Plus, as you will expect, you can easily add your negative or positive feedback to each song.



  • Add/delete radio stations via the search charm
  • Pin radio stations to start menu
  • Multimedia Keyboard support
  • QuickMix to start playing music right-away
  • Artist’s bio
  • Play/Pause/Skip songs
  • History
  • Share Songs with other applications via share charm
  • Give feedback for song
  • Background Streaming
  • Support for snap views
  • Support for touch and tablets


Supported architectures

  • x86/x64 CPUs (Windows 8)
  • ARM (Windows RT)
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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and