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

Updated 4 years ago
Published May 2nd, 2016 12:08PM EDT
Best Free iPhone Apps

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Welcome to a brand new week of brand new sales on paid iPhone and iPad apps that are dropping to free for a limited time. We’ve got 10 fresh apps to kick off the week with, and you’re going to be happy you found your way to today’s post. Included among them are a great email app, a very cool weather apps, two apps Minecraft fans are going to love, and plenty more.

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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.

eMail Widget 2

Normally $0.99.

“One of the best mail app for your iPhone…This is the best for immediate inbox-clearing gratification without the hassle of having to open an app.” – *****

“5 of the best iPhone widgets you’ve never heard of” – *****

“…helps you get things done faster and more efficiently. ……puts basic message management in that convenient spot.” – *****

“eMail Widget is a huge time saver…..” – *****

“….eMail Widget is really handy for accessing and managing emails, right at your finger tips.” – *****

“Doesn’t get much easier than this.” – *****
PLEASE NOTE: In this Basic Version, Gmail, Google Apps and 1 Widget are enabled.
The Full Version, which includes support for other Email service providers like Yahoo, Outlook, Hotmail, iCloud, GMX, Office 365 and upto 3 eMail Widgets can be easily enabled via a single in-app purchase.

*** Now, you can view and manage your Inbox DIRECTLY in the Notification Center.***
◆ Archive, Star, Mark as Read, Report Spam and Delete emails, all with a single tap.

◆ Manage your Mails without even opening any Mail app:
Easily keep track of all your latest emails and perform actions from any app or even the Lock screen, with just a swipe of a finger.

◆ View your latest unread emails, sort them out instantly and achieve Inbox Zero:
If you get tons of emails, eMail Widget will make dealing with them easier and faster than ever.

◆ Multiple Widgets
Keep Track of All Your Latest Emails from Various Accounts in One Place with upto 3 eMail Widgets

◆ Universal App:
Pay once and use in multiple devices

◆ Supports Gmail, Google Apps, Yahoo, Outlook, Hotmail, iCloud, Office 365 (IMAP only) & GMX accounts.

◆ Designed Exclusively for the latest Apple iOS:
Experience the real power of iOS Notification Center Widgets.

◆ Actions Supported
Archive (Unavailable for Yahoo, GMX & Office 365)
Mark as Read
Mark as Spam

Download eMail Widget 2


Normally $0.99.

WeathAR allows you to get your daily weather info in a matter of seconds. Simply add locations, and point your phone in the direction of that location. This is great for travel!
A fun, playful weather application. With WeathAr, looking at the weather has never been more fun! Simply add locations, point your phone to them and see the weather! Beautiful animations make this app playful!

Proudly uses Forecast to provide accurate and up-to-date weather information.

Fun for the whole family!

See information on current local weather, and places all around the world!

Uses simple controls:
– Point phone to change locations
– Up swipe for current location
– Down swipe to add locations
– Right and left swipe to change locations in the same direction

Have fun!

Download WeathAR

MODS for Minecraft

Normally $1.99.

Get tons of Pocket Mine mods at your fingertips! Get a nuke, flamethrower, grenade, and even fireworks!! The sky is the limit of what you can do to your Pocket Mine game!!
Mod Categories Include:
Admin Tools
Anti-Griefing Tools
Chat Related
Developer Tools
World Editing & Management
World Generators

We also include video tutorials on how to install the mods, created by us!!!

Please notice our disclaimer

-This app is not an official Minecraft product.
-This is an unofficial guide for Minecraft. We are not affiliated or related to Mojang AB.
-This app adheres to the terms set out by Mojang AB at
-All items, names, places, pictures and other aspects of the game described within this application are trademarked and owned by their respective owners. We make no claim to and do not have any rights to any of the foregoing. This application is intended for educational purposes only.

Download MODS for Minecraft

And Breathe

Normally $0.99.

And breathe….with meditation and relaxation, without stress, anxiety or fear – you have control with just a moment breath…

With ‘and breathe…’, you’ll uncover the true value in that moment of conscious breath. With mindful meditation proving to benefit thousands of people around the world, ‘and breathe…’ is your solution to less stress and a happier life.


• Several HD meditations ranging from 5 – 30 minutes.
• The ability to personalise your background within the app.
• Set daily reminders, prompting your scheduled time out.
• Access to your personal life-coach at the touch of a button. Personalised responses based on your questions, not automated or computer generated, with response times typically within the hour (paid service)
• Option to purchase a number of internationally bestselling hypnosis recordings from best-selling author and celebrity hypnotherapist Benjamin Bonetti.
• 100% discretion and privacy.
• And much, much more.


• Lowers high blood pressure and levels of blood lactate, reducing anxiety attacks.
• Decreases any tension-related pain, such as, tension headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle and joint problems.
• Increases serotonin production that improves mood and behaviour.
• Increases the energy level, as you gain an inner source of energy.
• Reduces anxiety and emotional stability improves.
• Creativity and happiness increases.
• Intuition develops as you gain clarity and peace of mind.
• Meditation sharpens the mind by gaining focus and expands through relaxation.
• And much, much more.

Download And Breathe

Pixel+ Camera

Normally $0.99.

Pixel+ Camera turns your phone into features packed SLR camera but with the ease of point and shoot camera.

Pixel+ Camera allows you to shoot in different modes such as landscape mode, macro mode, sports mode, night scene, sunset scene, or other modes according to the scene conditions; moreover you can beautify your photos with its built-in 30 live filters.

Professional users that prefer manual camera would be happy that Pixel+ Camera offer manual controls to adjust shutter speed, ISO, white balance, and lens focus (manual focus) independently.

• Automatic: Auto exposure mode sets shutter speed and ISO automatically.
• Manual: Manual exposure mode allows you to adjust shutter speed and ISO.
• Landscape: Shoots the entire range of scenery in sharp focus with vivid colors.
• Portrait: Shoots subjects at the front, and soften the skin tone.
• Sports/Action: Shoots fast motion at faster shutter speed to reduce motion blur.
• Macro: Shoots close-ups of small objects such as flowers and food.
• Night Scene: Shoots night scenes clearly at slower shutter speed.
• Sunset: Shoots sunsets and sunrises scene vividly with it’s natural red and yellow color.
• Soft Focus: Makes objects stand out by softening the area around focus point.
• Miniature: Makes miniature scene by simulating tilt-shift lens effect.

Full independent control of:
• Exposure Compensation
• Shutter Speed
• White Balance
• Lens focus

Focus assist helps you to see the object that you want to manually focus clearly by zooming in the focus area.

Beautify your photos with 30 live filters which you can see the filter effect in real-time.

Capture series of photos automatically by setting the time interval and number of photos that you want to take.

Peek through your latest shots quickly with preview dial, moreover you can swipe your photo to share, edit, or delete while previewing it.

With smart dial button you can quickly preview your recent photos, adjust lens focus, change shoot modes, or adjust the other settings quickly and easily with just one hand.

Camera Px comes with in-app photo editor so you can enhance your photo further.
• Apply photo filter
• Adjust brightness, contrast, highlights, and shadows
• Adjust vibrancy, saturation, temperature, and tint
• Apply vignette effect
• Rotate and crop photo
• Adjust color tone
• Add stickers
• Add textures
• Add drawing on photo
• Add text to photo

Download Pixel+ Camera

Pro Master for Minecraft PE

Normally $1.99.

Have you ever wanted to mod your Minecraft PE version? Master for Minecraft PE will give you the chanche to Mod your Minecraft PE clien with the biggest database of modded maps!
What are you waiting for? Download this app now, while it is on sale!
Note: This is an unofficial application for Minecraft Pocket Edition. This application is not affiliated in any way with Mojang AB. The Minecraft Name, the Minecraft Brand and the Minecraft Assets are all property of Mojang AB or their respectful owner. All rights reserved. In accordance with

Download Pro Master for Minecraft PE

Tilt: Quill’s Quandary

Normally $2.99.

“An adorable, challenging puzzler that’ll have you engrossed for a long time.” – Cult of Mac

“Fun and engaging. It is challenging stuff.” – 148Apps

“How can anyone resist a cute pirate hedgehog, anyway?” – App Advice

Say “Ahoy!” to your new best mate! The intrepid Captain Quill has lost his hat and it’ll take all the mettle you can muster to recover it.

• 100 of our cleverest hand-crafted puzzles.
• No IAP required. Test your wits, not your wallet.
• Intuitive accelerometer-based controls
• Beautifully detailed illustrations
• iCloud synching for multiple devices

iPhone 4/iPad 2 supported. iPhone 5/iPad 3 or newer recommended.

Download Tilt: Quill’s Quandary

iP Player

Normally $1.99.

iPPlayer is a full compatible media player.

You can play videos from cloud (iCloud drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, One Drive etc.)
iPPlayer is also made for your iPTV.
You can add your m3u8 files to playlist with file and manual option.
iPPlayer supports .srt files for subtitles on video.
Zapping is great feature when you watch videos from your playlist.
You can also play your local videos with iPPlayer.
You can copy&paste your m3u8 files to add your playlist.

Support Formats
– HLS,RTMP,RTP,RTSP,MMS video stream formats.
– Support High quality video clips ( 4K,2K,1080P, 720P)
– XVID,AVI,WMV,RMVB,ASF,H264,MKV… most of all movie file formats.
– SRT subtitle files.

Additional features
– Gesture Lock
– Add your favourites to favourite playlist
– Edit and search your playlist and favourites.
– Zapping is so easy with forward and backward buttons.

How to use:
– Choose .srt file from cloud after choosed the video. The subtitles will automatically shown.
– Swipe up and down to volume.
– Just swipe left to open your list.
– Copy&paster your m3u8 text to m3u8 section and add to playlist.
– Search web your m3u8 files in the app.
– Add channels to favourite list tap heart icon
– Lock the all gestures with lock icon in more section.

Thank you for using app, have fun.

Download iP Player


Normally $1.99.

Beautiful, simple and easy to use. A new way to track your weight.
Apple Health Integration!
* Input weight and body fat percentage directly over the graph
* Pinch zoom in and zoom out the graph
* Calculate your BMI
* Show your progress
* CSV import and export
* Choose units (kg/lb, cm/inch)
* Passcode & Touch ID
* Link to Withings Wi-Fi Scale
* Share your weight, body fat percentage and BMI with Apple Health.
* Go to Settings > Apple Health > Turn on “Connect to Apple Health” in PopWeight
* iPhone only
* Use your fingerprint to unlock PopWeight
* iPhone 5s/6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2/Mini 3

Download PopWeight


Normally $0.99.

PlayMusix is natively designed, to give you the best possible mobile music experience.
Check out our ultimate music discovery app on iPhone, iPod and iPad. Browse, Search and listen to your favourite tracks and bands whatever the time, wherever you are.
The app is optimized for iOS9, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and is absolutely free to download.

Download our app and discover:
• Thousands of tracks, regularly updated database
• Intuitive search by artist name, title, remix, DJ or cover
• One-tap music streaming
• Fully featured in-app music player
• Playback in the background
• Playback controls in the lock screen
• Professional multiband sound equalizer with over 20 authentic presets
• Dynamic real time audio Visualizer

Note – This app does not save music for offline use, this features will be implemented in the near future

Download PlayMusix

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