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Today’s best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free

Updated 4 years ago
Published Feb 24th, 2016 12:25PM EST
Best Free iPhone Apps

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After serving up a generous helping of 10 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free for you yesterday, we’re back with another 12 premium iOS apps today. Each and every one is a free download for the time being, but these sales could end at any time.

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These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now — obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get,” it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged.

Live Wallpaper

Normally $2.99.

ATTENTION: this application is primarily intended for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus users, so they can use generated animated Live Wallpapers on their device’s lock screen. HOWEVER the application runs well on other iPhone devices, generating and storing Live Photos in the camera roll so they can be viewed any time.

Live Wallpaper +150 animated themes, Wallpapers for iPhone 6s and 6s+ is especially designed and developed to deliver vivid, rich – coloured animated Live Wallpapers for your iPhone devices. The development team will be constantly adding new animations for your use and pleasure.

Application requires live internet connection to download its visual data content from the cloud storage.


Download Live Wallpaper

Normally $0.99.

Memento will help you to create and send quick voice reminders over the phone. No need to type. Record anything, set the date, time and save it. Memento will call you back at the dedicated time and play in for you over the phone.


Memento is a cross-platform productivity service designed to help you stay more efficient in today’s mobile world. You don’t need internet connection to be reminded. Voice messages are distributed offline via your cellular network.


Use voice recorder to record messages. Keep it safe in one place. Manage your records. You have up to 20 seconds for each voice note.


Set the date and time when you want to be reminded. Memento will call you. Use preset time options to schedule voice reminders even faster.


We are happy to distribute your voice messages offline. Internet connection is required only to record, store and organize files, we use VoIP to distribute the files offline.


Memento is also social. You can send your friends, family or colleagues voice reminders via scheduled phone calls. It’s not only productive but fun too!


Screenshot Maker

Normally $0.99.

Screenshot Maker makes it easy to create gorgeous, custom images for your App Store page and export them in every resolution Apple requires(5.5″, 4.7″, 4.0″, 3.5”), which greatly simplifies the process of generating app screenshot.

With Screenshot Maker,you can set your screenshot on a white or black device with text or above or below it. It is easy to change the font, text color, background color, or background image!Creating screenshots for your universal app has never been easier, Just upload iPad screenshots on the iPad device.And then,you can save it as a project, and change at any time.

In the App Store, iPhone 6 users will see your screenshots in iPhone 6 frames, while iPhone 4 users will see iPhone 4 frames.

It is also very simple to export, you can use email or AirDrop or other apps that you can store data, such as dropbox.

Download Screenshot Maker

Chinese New Year Wallpapers

Normally $6.99.

The ultimate wallpaper app for all lovers of Chinese culture and theme!
This Wallpaper app has an endless collection of high quality images in connection with Chinese that all rotate with your iOS device!
With graphics hand picked by professional designers, this app has all you need to make your iOS device uniquely yours…

• Awesome Chinese theme!
• Endless collection
• Quality images
• Support all orientation
• Screen preview
• Allows sharing of images in Facebook, Twitter and by email

Download Chinese New Year Wallpapers


Normally $0.99.

Cities are beautiful. Explore cities around the world and feel as if you are there!

Cities uses Flickr to find the best pictures, it organises these pictures to best fit your screen.

Download Cities


Normally $11.99.

“DeathSmiles is a thrilling ride from beginning to end. Its crazy japanese visual style combined with a mash up of rock and techno music (including a cameo from tubular bells) is a joy to behold. Combine that with intense shooter action, item upgrades, a bizarre storyline, and multiple endings, and you have one of the best shooters on the AppStore, joining it’s brothers and sisters from CAVE as the best of the best. “


“This shmup can be accessible to greenhorns, or a rock-hard mettle test for danmaku veterans, meaning fans and curious onlookers should both jump right in.”


From the Xbox 360, to the iPhone, hit Gothic Horror Shooter “Deathsmiles” finally arrives on the iPhone and iPod touch! Once more, the Angels descend upon Gilverado!

In addition to the Arcade Version of “Deathsmiles”, Deathsmiles iPhone includes a Smartphone Mode with a new character and original story!
This mode is packed full of content sure to satisfy those who have played Deathsmiles before, and those who are just starting out. Practice Modes are also included for learning the stages!


Brand new music for your quest through Gilverado!
Original Arcade BGM also included!

Players can power up their Princess by using equipment and items bought from “Sakura’s Shop”, as well as those dropped by enemies in stages throughout the game.

Rankings are included for each game mode and character!
Compete with players all over the world for high scores, and unlock achievements by completing in-game challenges!
Go for a full achievement list!

Several button layouts are available in the Options so that even beginners can handle complicated controls.

Beautiful graphics, complete with waves of bullets that fill the screen!

Deathsmiles is CAVE’s horizontal-scrolling shooter released to arcades in 2007. With its signature gothic horror setting and charismatic characters, Deathsmiles was ported to the Xbox 360 in Japan 2009, and released in North America via Aksys Games in 2010, and Europe via Rising Star Games in 2011.



Normally $1.99.

Orderly is a nice and incredibly easy to use todo list app designed exclusively for iOS, is now updated with great features like unlimited categories, powerful search and many more customization.

“Orderly is design based on how the human-mind visualizes todo lists !”

Featuring a breath-taking interface, seamless cloud sync, Orderly comes with “Location Based Reminders”, so that the users never miss a todo task at a particular location and displays the to-dos using the APPLE’s bookshelf metaphor, so that you get a glimpse of your todo lists without having to open them individually.

THE BEST part of the App is:

* Orderly automatically prioritizes your to-do list items by moving around those sticky notes between various priorities *

Key Features

1. Visual interface and layout.
2. LOCATION based reminders, alerts you of a to-do at a particular location.
3. Auto prioritizing of to-dos.
4. Recurring to-dos.
5. Cloud sync across devices
6. Unlimited categories for to-dos.
7. Powerful search within a category or across all folders.

Download Orderly


Normally $0.99.

NEW: Solution Library
Automatically record your solutions and try to find them all!
Molicula is a fascinatingly simple puzzle game. Rotate and flip the pieces to fill the grid. Only 6 out of the 7 pieces are required to complete the grid. Which piece you leave out determines the difficulty of finding a solution.

Can you find all solutions?

• Simple graphics
• Intuitive gestures
• Over 40 unique solutions

Have questions, problems or feedback? Reach out to me at

Note: This is a digital adaptation of the physical puzzle “Fantastic Island” (sometimes called “Atompuzzle”).

Download molicula

iCal Widget

Normally $1.99.

NO need to unlock your device to see your calendar events!!!
Day or week timeline view to see ALL your iPhone calendar events from the notification center.

The app is used to view existing events from the iPhone calendar, with the following features:

․ Day timeline
․ Week timeline
․ Scroll through 24 hours
․ Scroll through days and weeks
․ Tap on event to open event or iPhone calendar
․ Handles complicated event overlapping
․ Assigns colors to events
Scroll through the full 24 hours, scroll through days and weeks. The app remembers the last screen the user was viewing.
More features will be added soon!
Please send us what you want! We will add it!

Download iCal Widget

Pop Lock

Normally $2.99.

This game is the perfect combination between a reflex test game and a pop lock game, with different levels of difficulty growing accordingly to your skills. If you are just in love with the best time killer games, like the new pop the lock, Crazy Wheel or Smart AppLock, you will love to lock pops with these amazing crazy combinations for you to unlock; challenge your friends and your family, be the champion with Pop the Lock.

Compare the level you have pop with your friends and all players. And get some rewarded with achievements.So start poping today and unlock as many locks as you can!

Are you ready to pop some locks? You will be an expert for unlocking this locks. Every lock has its own combination for unlock it. Pop the balls until the lock’s pop.

Download Pop Lock

Compass Zen

Normally $6.99.

Compass Zen is an eye-catching, minimalist compass app designed specifically for your ipad or iphone. Compass Zen delivers many features with an accuracy that will exceed all your expectations. The magnetic north compass will ensure your co-ordinates are exact and will also tell you your altitude and speed.

The elegant design offering easy-to-read information also sports a background customization facility, meaning you can decide what works best for you.

There are options of reading the speedometer in km or mph, choose your GPS altitude in meters or feet and view your co-ordinates in DMS or Decimal.

All of this gives you the ultimate user experience of a compass but with a simplicity and flair that is matched by no other iOS app on the market.

– True/ Magnetic North Compass
– Speedometer (in km/h or mph)
– GPS Altitude (in meters or feet)
– Coordinates (in DMS or Decimal)
– Elegant Minimalist Design
– Background Customization

Download Compass Zen

Web Converter

Normally $1.99.

Support you SAVE WEB it into PDF, WORD, Text format.
Then you can share this file via email, upload to Dropbox, upload to Google drive


– Manage file
+ Delete
+ Filter by file type

– Load web in browser

– Save WEB to
+ PDF as landscape format
+ PDF as portrait format
+ Word format
+ Text format
+ Web format (save it self to use after)

– Preview PDF file

– Preview Word, Text file

– Share via
+ Email
+ Dropbox
+ Google drive

Please NOTE that:
– When you open Word file(The file you convert from Web then you share via email) in your PC, laptop or other devices you NEED to
select UTF8 format to open it

Download Web Converter

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Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content.

Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.