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Windows desktop and Metro apps
A lot has been written about the dual nature of Windows 8 with both touch-friendly Metro apps and legacy desktop apps. Snap view can be used to bridge the gap between the two as the Windows desktop can be displayed and run alongside Metro apps.
Once the desktop is running with the desired legacy app(s), simply dragging it using the standard snap view method will display it just like any Metro app. This allows using the desktop and Metro apps at the same time.
This is useful for using desktop utilities like the File Manager or Control Panel without leaving the Metro app. In the image above the Metro app Flipboard is on the left and the desktop running the File Manager is on the right.
Watching video and doing other things
Those who like to watch online video while doing other things can leverage snap view to good effect. Simply start the video app, in this example Xbox Video, and drag another app into snap view.
The example shown above shows the Mail app on the left and Xbox Video on the right. This allows keeping an eye on incoming email while watching a video.
Tweetium and Internet Explorer
Those who use Twitter heavily will like this use of snap view. It works with the official Twitter app as well as Tweetium, the author's favorite client.
Keeping Twitter running in a narrow pane on the left and Internet Explorer on the right is my preferred method. With both apps running side-by-side, tapping a link in a tweet on the left opens the page in the browser on the right. No need to leave the Twitter client and reopen it later as both apps stay open through the process.