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8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Updated 4 years ago
Best Free iPhone Apps

Welcome to our last list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free this week. We’ve done our best to go out with a big, and we’ve trimmed the 150 or so paid iOS apps that have gone on sale for free today to just eight apps that will hopefully appeal to a wide range of iPhone and iPad users.

Of course, there are also still a free paid apps on sale in yesterday’s post, so be sure to head back and check them out.

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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 Amazing Type-Writer

Normally $1.99.

A pocket type-writer of finest manufacture, at an incredible price!

– Record your thoughts & textual doodles for posterity on high-quality cardstock!
– Post your cards to the prestigious Typewritten Gallery!
– View the works of others, and unabashedly type on their cards!
– Promote & post your favorite cards by “pressing-and-holding” any work on the Gallery!

The engineers at Doormouse Mfg. have at last combined the latest in mobile pneumatic tubes technology with the highest-quality typewriter swing-arms available—and for a fraction of the price of the competition.

Only a limited number of the Doormouse Mfg. Amazing Type-Writers will be produced. Don’t miss your chance to own the highest-quality pocket-sized type-writer currently available!

Download The Amazing Type-Writer

AmpliTube LE

Normally $2.99.


Turn your iPhone®/iPod touch® into the ultimate mobile guitar and bass multi-FX processor and DAW recording studio with AmpliTube LE! Play, practice and record with a massive collection of virtual amplifiers, cabinets, stompboxes and more from the leader in analog gear modeling.

AmpliTube gives you control of a full guitar or bass rig with 3 effects, an amp, a speaker cabinet and a mic. Sculpt the perfect tone with its 5 built-in effects (delay, chorus, wah, noise filter and distortion once registered), 1 amp, 1 speaker cabinet and 2 mics.

Plug your guitar into AmpliTube via IK’s iRig® HD or iRig® PRO digital instrument interfaces (or iRig® or iRig® STOMP). And for the ultimate playing experience, plug in your iRig® BlueBoard to control AmpliTube straight from the floor — the latest version features comprehensive iRig BlueBoard integration.

When you’re ready to rock, you can use AmpliTube’s built-in recorder and DAW-style Studio* feature (available via in-app purchase) to record and edit multitrack audio like a pro. With the latest version of AmpliTube you can expand its recorder to 8 tracks via in-app purchase.

For practice and performance, use the built-in Loop Drummer drum module to jam to killer drum tracks. It can intelligently create rhythms or you can build your own by dragging and dropping its prerecorded loops on the timeline. Get more loops via the in-app purchase of Style Packs — the latest version adds 3 new style packs and 5 variations on existing Style Packs for you to try.

AmpliTube features:
– Real-time guitar and bass mobile multi FX and recording app
– Use 3 simultaneous stomp boxes, 1 amp, 1 cab and 1 mic
– Comes with 5 stomps, 1 amp, 1 cabinet and 2 mics
– Add more gear models via in-app purchase: Official amps from Soldano®, Ampeg® and ENGL®, 5 official Fender™ amps and 5 stomps, 6 official Orange® amps and 3 stomps, 2 official Jimi Hendrix™ amps and 4 stomps, an official stomp from T-Rex® and more
– Single-track recorder expands to 8-track studio with master effects via in-app purchase
– AutoFreeze feature allows for separate effects rigs on each recorder track
– Studio feature* (available via in-app purchase) turns multitrack into a DAW with full editing features
– UltraTuner, the high precision tuner, available as in-app purchase
– Loop drummer module that plays in sync with the recorder
– Includes Speed Trainer, Metronome & Tuner
– Inter-App Audio support (available on iOS 7 and above)
– Project sharing between versions and devices
– Preroll function
– Import and play songs as backing tracks from your Music Library or computer
– Export via E-mail, SoundCloud, FTP or File Sharing
– Audio copy/paste
– Speed up or slow down tempo of imported songs without changing pitch
– NO VOICE removes lead vocal or guitar solo from imported songs
– Powerful management of presets and favorites
– Tuner and metronome
– Digital audio in/out
– MIDI controllable
– Low-latency for real-time playing
– FULL and FREE versions also available

Download AmpliTube LE

Wallpapers for iOS 8 Pro

Normally $0.99.

Welcome to Wallpapers for iOS 8 Pro!
With this app you get a huge collection of beautiful background images specially designed for iOS 8.
All Pictures have a high resolution and are perfectly adjusted for your device.
Pick an Image from one of many categories and save it directly to your photo-album.
All Pictures are adjusted for the new parallax functionality.
– Huge collection of wallpapers with frequent updates
– iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus supported
– Easy to use and beautiful user interface
– instant download
– specially designed for iOS 8

Download Wallpapers for iOS 8 Pro

Wants and Needs

Normally $1.99.

Wants and Needs is a brand new app designed with YOU in mind. Organize your personal goals, ambitions, and expressions of gratitude into three simple categories: Wants, Needs, and Thanks. The app not only gives you the ability to personalize your thoughts, but it also shows your progress with graphic charts. These charts help you visually understand if your life goals are in or out of balance. Your Life in Perspective.

“…beautiful app.” – appadvice
“Having used the app…I’m really impressed.” – Beautiful Pixels
“A fantastic tool…I thoroughly enjoyed the app!” – Catholic Mom
“A healthy reminder to appreciate and notice the small blessings in your life.” – iPhone Life Magazine
“Great for keeping your life in balance…great for kids.”
“All-in-one app…It forces me to think positively.”

Wants and Needs was thoughtfully designed to view your life in three categories: Wants, Needs, and Thanks. Track your Wants, prioritize your Needs, and discover Thanks in your life. Are your Wants outweighing your Needs? Are your Needs overshadowing your Thanks? The Wants and Needs app was designed with these questions in mind to help you put your Life in Perspective.

Put Your Life in Perspective
• Wants: Set goals to improve your life and prevent overconsumption.
• Needs: Prioritize the important things in your life.
• Thanks: Reflect on the good and discover the hidden blessings.
• Improve gratitude by comparing Wants, Needs, and Thanks with graphs and charts.

If you only Want without Thanks, you will never be happy.

• Efficiently track your progress with charts and graphs: Bar, Pie, and Line
• Add a photo to personalize each entry
• Easily reorder entry lists by priority
• Secure Passcode and Touch ID (depending device)
• Convenient Weekly Reminder
• Share to Social Media or by email
• Export to PDF
• Print
• Today Widget
• iCloud Sync

Download Wants and Needs

Don’t Hit the Line

Normally $0.99.


Hold your finger on the dot to move your player. Don’t Hit the Line!

Beat your highest score evertime. Gets faster and faster. You have what it takes? We will see……

Download Don’t Hit the Line

Video Sound

Normally $0.99.

Add & merge background music, song, audio to your Instagram & Viddy videos.

• Add background music to video from your iPod/iPhone
• Background music can be started at any position of your choice
• Open or close original video sound optionally
• Keep the quality and aspect ratio of the original video(100%)
• Option to make a rectangle video into square shape
• Trim video to get optimal clip
• Save to Camera Roll. Then share anywhere you want.
• Save to iTunes sharing. Then share anywhere you want.
• Can Launch Instagram “Camera Mode” for the more convenient posting from Camera Roll

Download Video Sound

Photo Studio

Normally $4.99.

Photo studio is a powerful application to edit or create images, share with friends and keep them in the clouds with your email address, all wherever you are. This application would provide sixteen you and give you tools to design a new and simple to experience your pictures or projects.
With this application you can create your own filters, colors, smileys, choose the size or position of objects you want all dynamically and how you want.

Photo Studio offers tools such as:

– Filters
– Textures
– Emoticons
– Insert text
– Photo 3D
– Blur effect
– Draw with dimensions
– Insert date and time
– Scale images
– Add objects
– Picture frames
– Select three types of gradients
– Select an image from gallery as second image
– Insert a signature on the image
– Three types of paintbrush
– 3D simulator

You can download christmas images and more emoticons from the application.

Download Photo Studio


Normally $1.99.

◆ Over 2 million NodeBeat users! ◆

Make music with NodeBeat, the intuitive and fun visual music app for all ages. Whether you’re 2 or 92, NodeBeat will make you sound like a pro. Create your own music in a matter of minutes or listen to NodeBeat generate its own. Easily share your creations with others or save them for later to show your friends. Discover your musical genius with NodeBeat!


◆ New Features ◆
– Audiobus support: Now you can stream live audio directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps! See for more information.

◆ Audio Features ◆
– 20 Musical Scales
– All 12 Musical Keys Signatures
– 7 Octave Range
– 3-finger Background Keyboard/Piano
– Audio Waveform Adjustment (Sine, Triangle, Sawtooth, Square)
– Creative Sound Sculpting (Echo, Attack, Decay, Release)
– Stereo Panning
– Audiobus Support

◆ Rhythm Features ◆
– Adjustable Tempo (BPM) & Note Beat

◆ Sharing/Exporting Features ◆
– Record and save creations
– Create Ringtones from recording
– Share Recording on SoundCloud
– AudioCopy to Another Application
– Save/Load Creations

◆ MIDI Features ◆
– Send Node and/or Keyboard MIDI
– Assign unique MIDI Channels to Generators
– Adjust latency for perfect sequence timing

◆ General Features ◆
– Background Audio support
– Adjustable Node Physics (gravity, speed, proximity)
– Drum and Octave Sounds
– Start/Stop Nodes by double tapping
– Sleep Timer for falling asleep to NodeBeat
– Child-lock for children-friendly exploration

Download NodeBeat

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.