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10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Updated 4 years ago
Published Mar 21st, 2016 11:29AM EDT
Best Free iPhone Apps

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Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Apple event day! It’s not quite as exciting as most Apple events since the star of the show isn’t really a device that hardcore Apple fans have much interest in, but we’re about to see some new gear from Apple nevertheless and people are hyped. We still have a few hours to go until the show starts though, so why not occupy your time with some sweet paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free?

MUST SEE: 5 free apps for iPhone and Android that will actually change your life

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 2 GIF

Normally $7.99.

Save and share your Live Photos as GIFs and videos!

We enable you to make GIF and Movie from Live Photos at ease. With Live 2 GIF, you can share your Live Photos with your friends on iMessage, Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Email, and many more.

What’s even better, we don’t charge you upfront or limit your usage. You can export as many times as you like. If you appreciate our effort, kindly do a single in-app purchase to remove ads and support our ongoing development.

**IMPORTANT: Live Photos can only be taken by iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.**

Download Live 2 GIF

Point Card Widget

Normally $0.99.

Now use or collect point by lowering widget window without touch ID or password!

Characteristics of Point Card Widget!

1) I, as developer, am using it conveniently in real life.

This is not the app that was designed only for developing and distributing it but the one that I continued to look for and reflect improvements while using it in real life.
2) Support for all point cards at a new agency, mart, convenience store, etc!

You can trust it because I registered and used at a news agency, mart, convenience store, etc myself.

3) You can register several point cards to Widget.

You can register several point cards rather than just one. Also, you can make names for the point card for easy classification.

4) icloud synchronization

Point card information is stored in icloud. So even if you bought a new iphone or removed app, you can retrieve the information that you stored when you install it again.
Too easy way to use!

1 Capture the point card in expansion mode.

Press ‘Home’ button and ‘Lock’ button simultaneously.

2 Register your card name and photo.
I am using it conveniently in my everyday life. To share this with many people, I posted this app.
I hope you download this a lot and recommend to people around you.

Download Point Card Widget

Infinite Skater

Normally $0.99.

Begin a psychedelic adventure of spiritual awakening and magical skateboarding.

Infinite Skater is an unprecedented visual experience, never seen before in a mobile game.

***Note: Skate is best experienced on devices iPhone 5, iPad 3, iPod touch 6th gen. and newer***

Glide through stunning landscapes from visionary artist Jona Dinges.

A ride along to an original custom score and integrated sound palette from artist and producer Sammy Bananas.

Choose your incarnation, make offerings to spirit animals, ride eagles in the sky, and leap obstacles on a white wolf.

Inspirations from many of the greatest mystical teachers in history.


Download Infinite Skater

Zen Lists

Normally $1.99.

A List is a powerful thing. It can be a roadmap to your future, helping you get from A to B. It is also an effective way to store information in a format our brains can easily understand and quickly recall. Some of mankind’s greatest undertakings started out with just a simple list.

Zen Lists is designed to be simple yet powerful. The app is a quick and easy way to make lists of goals, tasks, inventories and more. We made Zen Lists because we needed a way to focus on the things we wanted without getting lost in the details: An app where content comes first. Use it to create lists, which can be easily exported or shared with others. It’s as easy as that.

We hope you like the app. And if you do, be sure to check out some of the other great Zen apps we’ve made.

Download Zen Lists

Cloud Player Deluxe

Normally $0.99.

The most advanced player for playing your favorite sets, songs, lectures and audiobooks from a cloud.
Cloud Player Deluxe supports local documents, iTunes music, iClud, DropBox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Yandex.Disk.

5 major reasons to buy Cloud Player Deluxe

1. Remembers position in a file.
YES, you can pause playback and play another set or listen another audiobook. Position in the file is preserved and you can start from where you’ve paused.

You are able to add, import and export bookmarks for large files. Bookmarks are great for navigation inside huge files, audiobooks, trance sets etc.

3. Share your position in the file. For files stored in the cloud you can share a direct link to melody you are listening now. It’s great for sending quotations, melodies in sets, bookmarks for lectures and audiobooks.

4. Circular slider. Decides it resembles iPod wheel, its 3.14 times more precise than a linear one!

5. Sync playback between devices. You can start listening a book in your iPhone and continue listening in iPad.


All files should be download to the local storage before they can be played. Save your Internet traffic!

Organize files into folders. It’s the most convenient way to store melodies on cloud drives.

Repeat, repeat all files in a folder and shuffle options

Control the playback speed.

15 seconds backward and forward fast rewind

Airplay is supported

Sleep Timer

Download Cloud Player Deluxe

Grocery Gadget Shopping List

Normally $2.99.

The Most Powerful Grocery List! Now with iOS 7 design!

Over many years on the market, recognized by major media, journalists, bloggers, and reputable reviewers. Several times Apple featured app. Learn why at

Save time and money. Be organized at home and efficient at the supermarket. Stop rebuilding shopping lists – just reuse them. Stop calling your spouse – share via sync.

– NO ADS!!!
– Arrange products like your pantry, refrigerator, laundry room
– Don’t type – scan barcodes(3GS or later phones), or use built-in list of frequent items
– App automatically learns item order as you shop. Or, arrange aisles manually.
– Sync shopping lists with spouse, attack supermarket 2x as fast! Push Notification
– Sync supports most of popular mobile platforms (see
– Picture is worth a 1000 words: Never bring home the wrong product
– eCoupons – Match coupons to shopping items to save money
– FREE online portal for faster input:
– FREE cloud backup while signed into a “group account”
– Import data from other apps, recipes, csv files:
– Multiple Shopping Lists, arrange different projects
– Multiple Stores – Create lists across multiple stores
– Color Pricing – Compare item prices across stores
– History Shopping Analysis (at
Learn more at

Download Grocery Gadget Shopping List

Sync Facebook Contacts Photos

Normally $1.99.

The most accurate Facebook contacts pics sync in the App Store!
Connect your phone contacts with their social network profiles. Keep your contacts updated with latest pictures, birthdays and other information from Facebook.

Download Sync Facebook Contacts Photos

Free Music

Normally $3.99.

MusicTube for Youtube is a must-have app for music & video, help you to manage your music life easily

Features :
– Search for music by popularity and user rating.
– Search what you want to watch, add it to your video library selecting its genre, then watch it anytime you like (even a little bit at the time, the Bookmark feature lets you resume your video from where you left it…).
– View list of genres
– View all music in a genre
– Watch videos in HD quality
– Supports iOS 8 / iOS 9
All the streamed YouTube videos are copyrighted to their publishers
This application does not download YouTube videos.
This application does not display videos that were restricted by their publishers
Please be carefull when you are not on WIFI for extra fees that you may pay for the over use of your internet connection when you stream many videos on internet.

Download Free Music

Docs & Works

Normally $4.99.

Docs & Works is the easiest way to handle routine paperwork on the go. Fill forms, sign papers, or review and comment on the document content. Work with a choice of file types and document sources including clouds, email, web and even internal scanner.

Docs & Works takes minutes for completing and executing incoming documents on your iPhone and iPad. Whether you need to fill a form, endorse a signature or provide feedback on proposed terms and conditions, Docs & Works will help you cope with all this tasks on the fly.

1. Fill out forms

Docs & Works parses editable fields in PDF documents and lets you type in the required information guiding you from one field to another. If the form contains field images, you can just add an overlay text and place its box over the field area.

2. Provide feedback on document content

If you received the document for review or want to share concerns regarding some of its statements, take advantage of the app’s robust annotation tools: type or write overlay remarks, highlight paragraphs, add stamps, shapes and other annotations.

3. Sign and execute agreements

Docs & Works offers the fastest way to sign routine papers and execute legally binding contracts and agreements. Use its handy tools to quickly add date, names and place handwritten signatures of all present parties.

Robust PDF Capabilities

Docs & Works presents a simple intuitive technology for processing various file types in a single application. Thanks to the robust PDF conversion and processing capabilities, the app transforms documents, spreadsheets, webpages , images and clipboard content to high-quality PDFs. The ready PDFs and PDF forms can be processed using advance PDF annotation toolbox.



• Support for PDF, Word, Excel, Text, HTML, Pages, Numbers, Images & more
• Connects Google Drive, Dropbox and iCloud Drive; supports multiple accounts
• Integrates scanner for digitalizing paper docs
• Internal browser for access to documents generated online
• Feed & process clipboard content

• Fill out editable forms with dynamic fields
• Save original forms for recurring use
• Complete picture forms using power annotation tools


• Place signatures of all present parties; change their colors
• Insert date and text, modify their size color and font
• Scan signatures and add to documents


• Highlight text with variety of colors
• Add drawings and handwriting; control line width and colors
• Insert shapes and multi-color stamps
• Insert images and geo-annotations


• Send ready PDFs by email as document, flatten copy or annotations only
• Upload documents to iCloud Drive, Google Drive and Dropbox
• Print to wireless printers

Download Docs & Works

Essay Writing

Normally $0.99.

Learn how to write an essay on 160 essay topics with essay examples.

Essays on persuasive essay topics, argumentative essay topics and many more are now made easy for you with this intuitive, useful and simple to use essay writing app.
If you are thinking how I should write my essay or how to start an essay, please download this app to save your time and effort on difficult essay writing task.

We have done a lot of research, consulted with multiple experts and put in many hours to build this app for you. This app should answer all your queries like how to write an essay? What are different types of essays? How to start an essay? What is a typical essay structure? How to avoid common essay mistakes? How to conclude an essay? How to write 5 paragraph essay? How to write an argumentative essay? How to write a persuasive essay? and more.

If you like our App, please do rate us. If you have a feedback for improvement or need technical support, please email us at

This app will help you in these ways. You can:
– Create different types of essays like Narrative Essay, Descriptive Essay and many more in less time.
– Walkthrough tutorial for every section of a typical essay structure which will help improve your essays.
– Practice using the convenient essay writer and download your essays anytime to email for free.
– Get the essay help from many useful essays on various essay types and topics.
– Understand the essay tips and tricks required to avoid mistakes in writing college essays.

This app provides clear and concise lessons about every stage of essay writing process. Our hundreds of essay examples and practice essay topics will take your fear out of writing daunting essays. This app will empower you by giving you the tools to express your point of view comprehensively. You can now stop homework hassles and write A+ essay using this app. When it comes to writing an English essay, peace of mind will be in the palm of your hand.

Sections included in app are:

• Basics of how to write an essay
• Essay Structure
• Most Common Mistakes
• Tips & Tricks
• Descriptive Essay Topics and Examples
• Narrative Essay Topics and Examples
• Process Analysis Essay Topics and Examples
• Comparison and Contrast Essay Topics and Examples
• Cause and Effect Essay Topics and Examples
• Definition Essay Topics and Examples
• Argumentative Essay Topics and Examples
• Persuasive Essay Topics and Examples
• Critical Essay Topics and Examples
• 100s of Sample Essays and Essay Topics for practice
• Save feature for each practice essay so that you can save and continue later where you left.
• Email function for practice essay so that you can email it for review or share it with a group. (This requires a default email client to be set up on your device)

Download Essay Writing

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.