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12 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free right now

Updated 4 years ago
Published Feb 26th, 2016 12:25PM EST
Best Free iPhone Apps

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Rounding out our column covering paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free is a fresh new collection of 12 apps that are all free downloads for a limited time. Of course, there are still a number of freebies in yesterday’s post, so you should have more than enough new apps to tide you over for the weekend.

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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.

the Sequence

Normally $0.99.

the Sequence is a unique puzzle game. Build a sequence using special modules to transfer binary cell. Find solutions to solve 72 levels with simple and complex structure.
Are you ready for a challenge?

“The best part of Sequence is that the design is spot-on for puzzle fanatics and casual fans alike.” – TouchArcade
“Finding the right sequence is harder than it looks.” – AppAdvice
“The Sequence is a unique spin on the mobile puzzler.” – Gamezebo

the Sequence features:

– Variety of different levels to beat
– Several kinds of modules
– Sandbox mode
– Stylish minimalistic graphics
– Futuristic sound
– Smooth ambient music
– Provides a great challenge experience for players.
– No IAP
– No ADs

Download the Sequence

Running Pro by 99Sports

Normally $0.99.

Get in the best shape of your life with our Running app that monitors your running track with GPS, showing you the route you have made on your way to achieving your fitness goals and improving your health.

Great to use during your favorite activities as walking, running, jogging, marathon training, etc.


•Track your running in real-time with GPS;
•Choose your running type:
-Basic-average pace;
-Running goals- set the distance, duration, calories you want to burn;
-Target pace- helps you achieve your pace goal and optimizes training;
•History: Displays the results of your past training;
•Statistics-shows the distance and duration of running, lost calories;
•Leader board: check how you rank among other runners like you;
• Auto Pause: session paused automatically when you stop moving;
• Post-workout details: enter mood and surface info, see weather details during your training session;
•Share your running statistics on Facebook;

Easy to use with a great functional that never lets you down, just log in with your Facebook account or register with email to better track your running workout sessions.

Download Running Pro by 99Sports

Gangster Granny

Normally $0.99.

#1 Adventure Game in more than 45 countries, including United Kingdom, Germany, France and Russia!

Follow Gangster Granny on her way out of the prison. Help her defeat anyone who dares to try and stop her from robbing the biggest bank in the city!

“That’s not exactly how my own grandma rolls – it’s got to be worth a look!”

“A great addition to a shooter fan’s iOS device, a lengthy action game starring a senior citizen with an impressive devious streak!”

“Gangster Granny is simple but amusing and well worth a look!”

“Graphics do look great, and there is plenty of content here. Granny has a whole store full of guns to unlock, making her one of the most dangerous grandparents you will ever see in a video game!”

“Gangster Granny Makes Geriatrics Seem Hardcore …the game was great!”

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• Funny cartoon-style characters and colorful levels with different environment!
• More than 10 unlockable weapons in different classes!
• Different types of enemies and objectives to complete each level!
• Easy, user friendly controls over the 3rd person character!
• 9 unlockable levels, able to be replayed over and over again!

Download Gangster Granny


Normally $1.99.

YepNoteS is the most simple and intuitive to make reminders and take notes.


◆ Apple Watch for YepNoteS
You can manage your notes from your Apple Watch. Create lists of notes or notes by dictating your message directly to your watch. Add reminders to be easily notified. Visualize your last note directly to nod your Apple Watch. You can also delete notes or add colored markers to give importance to your notes.

◆ Today Screen
In order to easier access, your last 9 notes are displayed in the Widgets.

◆ iCloud
Enable iCloud to backup all your notes in the cloud and sync them with all your Apple mobile devices.

◆ Themes
To personalize your notes you have access to 6 themes that change the look of your application.

◆ To-Do list
You can add reminders to never forget one important tasks.

◆ Marker
Add color markers to your notes.

Give it a try and tell us what you think.

Download YepNoteS


Normally $0.99.

What is the CamSamurai?

This app can be artistically trimming the image.
Just swipe to select an image.

Let’s make a funny image!

Download CamSamurai

Kingdom Tales

Normally $6.99.

How glorious your kingdom can be?

“Everybody who likes time management games, will love Kingdom Tales and it’s 45 levels.”

The prophecy has been fulfilled! The day has come when mighty dragons seek new territory to claim as their own! Now, only the most courageous and just of leaders will be able forge a friendship between mankind and dragons.
Step into the role of the steadfast and altruistic leader whose quest is to ensure the safety and prosperity of all people and creatures in the kingdom! In Kingdom Tales you will explore the land, gather, produce and trade resources, build and repair subjects’ homes and community structures, and work to increase your subjects’ level of happiness! Along your journey, you will meet druids, forest fairies, trolls, dragons and other exciting creatures while racing against the clock to complete tasks in this gorgeous and fun time management and strategy game!

● Explore 45 extraordinary levels
● Ensure the welfare of your subjects
● Earn different achievements
● Assist Kingdom inhabitants in the rebuilding of their community
● Enjoy exceptional HD graphics with widescreen support
● Dive into the highly detailed animated environment
● Watch trailer:
● Join us (Facebook):
● Follow us (Twitter):

● Twin Moons
● Where Angels Cry
● Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World
● Tales from the Dragon Mountain: The Strix
● Red Crow Mysteries: Legion
● Fate of the Pharaoh
● Medieval Battlefields
● Frogs vs Storks
…more game are on the way!

Download Kingdom Tales


Normally $1.99.

CompareShots helps to compare screenshots and images.

Just choose two images, and CompareShots will show you one on another. You can change overlay opacity to see if two images exactly matches. Or you can just touch anywhere on the screen to switch between images.

If you need to compare mockup of a web site or of an app with the result, now you have a tool to be sure that it’s pixel perfect work.

Also, you can share a result of your work in CompareShots with friends or colleagues.

Download CompareShots


Normally $0.99.

In this game you are trapped in broken time and space. Only by collecting all the broken pieces can you find its exit and get out. Along with you are many lives also besieged in the same distorted universe, but you are the one to save them. They trust you, knowing that no matter how hard each step forward is you can always make it and only you can. The debris are scattered in various sub-universe. Collect all of them in one and you can liberate all your people. Though looks simple, each advancing step will grow in difficulty. Hurry up, man! You have got so many innocent lives counting on you. Join the game to make yourself a super hero!

Download Spatio

ArtWord Pro 3D

Normally $1.99.

Artword is the best app for designers and artistic people to transform their pictures into digital art!
Be creative and inspire others with your unique ideas ! Create funny memes, motivational pictures, greetings and birthday cards or just decorate your own images with our collection of stamps, photo effects and text fonts.
Easy to use app with an intuitive interface. Just select a typography and type a meaningful or funny text with a font of your choosing on preferred background. You can use your camera to make new pictures or use existing pics from gallery or wallpapers included in the app.
Choose colors, adjust brightness, contrast, saturation ,blur and use other desired photo effects and filters. Improve your picture with stamps selected by our designers: ribbons, banners, photo decorations and various frames .
Share your creation with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or save in the gallery to send it through Email, iMessage.
Artword lets you use your imagination and create amazing artwork.

Download ArtWord Pro 3D

Task Reminder Pro

Normally $1.99.

Task reminder is an amazing alarm clock, easy to use, very useful to remember the time for your day to day activities. Be always on time on meetings, at work, wake up easily in the morning and start your day with a smile on your face.
-Comfortable and easy user interface;
-Create reminders with just a couple of taps;
-Reminders include: title, photo, time options;
-The reminder will continue to repeat in the set interval;
-High-quality custom sounds included;
-Repeat scheduling, flexible snooze ;
-Count Down timers for the usual timing events;
-Full customization;
Planning and exercising control over your time has never been more simple. Get the best out of your day, increase effectiveness, be more efficient and productive.
Never forget something important again and maximize the overall benefit of your activities! Use this simple to use app and create reminders on a daily basis ,we guarantee you will be pleased with the results.

Download Task Reminder Pro


Normally $1.99.

• Delight is a most simple but powerful photo editor!
• TOP Paid Photo and Video App in 30+ countries, now at its lowest price ever!

Delight is a quick image/photo editing app for iPhone users. It’s a pocket version of Photoshop or Lightroom with powerful adjustments. The simple UX design can make perfect photos in seconds.

Download and get free Filters, Textures and Shapes.

The professional editing tools have the same adjustment coloring with Photoshop Camera RAW Editing and Lightroom Adjustment.
It includes Temperature, Tint, Exposure, Contrast, Highlights, Shadows, Saturation, Vibrance, Grain, Gamma, Sharpen, and Vignette.

Those filters are from Industry Film Studio, it was used for Adobe After Effects to make Hollywood Films. One tap to apply the cool effects.

Mix the textures with Light Leak, Bokeh, Fare, Galaxy, Retro, Scratch and Grunge photo looks.

Quick frames provide TtV Boarders, Shape overlay to pair with Instagram with 1:1 photo format

Save to Camera Roll with Full Resolution after editing. And quickly share to social network like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

Download Delight

Net Master

Normally $4.99.

Net Master is the ultimate mobile solution for all your network analysis and diagnostic problems. Net Master is a utility application developed for Network Administrators and IT Professionals but presented in a format targeted for non-professionals. All the essential networking tools are available in one convenient mobile application.

Networking Tools available include:

* LAN Scan for complete scanning and diagnostics of all devices connected to a Local Area Network
— Includes: TCP Connect LAN Scanning, ARP table scan
— Also includes NetBios Scan, Bonjour Scan and Port Scanning
— Reverse DNS Lookup
— Wake On LAN functionality
— Dictionary lookups for MAC addresses, Port addresses and many Bonjour Services
— All information presented to the user in a easy to understand user interface
— Save previous Scans to reload and review later

* Speed Test to monitor your cellular (3G/4G/LTE) or WiFi connection rate and response for your device.
– Simple, one button tap performs (or cancels) the internet speed tests.
– Testing features download rate, upload rate and latency (response) time.
– Simple, easy-to-read tracking and reporting.

* Port Scanning is a essential network utility for every IT professional. This utility application lets you check what services are listening on a network and is useful for making sure no service ports are open that shouldn’t be.
— Multi-thread TCP port scanner on cellular or WiFi network.
— Quick scan for the most popular ports does a scan within a few seconds.
— Display common protocol used by each open port and allow connection if port protocol known.
— Scanning parameters are fully adjustable to handle different network environments.

* Geographical Trace Route for determining the route path and measuring the transit times across an IP network.
— Asynchronous Trace algorithm provides extremely fast results
— Graphical plotting of ping results for all hops
— Geo-location information for hops
— Reverse Hostname (DNS Information)
— IP Address of each hop
— Monitors Average packet round trip time
— Packet count and lost information
— WHOIS hostnames and IP address range
— Works over WiFi or Cellular network connection
— Save previous Traces to review later

Note: Geographical route of hops is based on third-party publicly accessible IP geo-location services. There are occasions when location data for those services is incorrect causing anomalies in the visual presentation. This location information will become more accurate as more users run traces from various locations.

* Ping is another essential network utility that determines the availability of a host via a Domain Name or IP Address.
— Bookmark feature fallows the user to store and monitor multiple game servers latency at the touch of a single button.
— Email ability for saving results.

* WiFi Finder is a powerful WiFi hotspot locator that includes Yelp business information and reviews for each hotspot.

— WiFi finder to quickly and easily find FREE or paid WiFi hotspots from your current location.
— Integrated with Yelp database to provide complete information on the business associated with each WiFi hotspot.
— View WiFi hotspot search results in a list view or on a map without leaving the app.
— Save favorite WiFi hotspots for convenient access.
— Look up Business addresses and phone numbers for WiFi hotspots.

* Subnet Calculator for providing the information needed to make decisions regarding your subnetting.

All the networking tools for the IT Professionals in one application.

Download Net Master

Zach Epstein
Zach Epstein Executive Editor

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.