Today's Apps Gone Free: Calligraphy Art, Textmatic, ABC Wildlife And More

Master the art of calligraphy with Calligraphy Art for iPad. We also have a photography app that allows you to add custom text to your photos, and an educational app that allows your child to explore the wild world of animals.

All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers.

Universal:

Crazy Horses ($0.99 → Free, 48.0 MB): Round up cute little Crazy Horses to save them from themselves in this line-drawing game. As the Crazy Horses enter the screen, draw circles around them to put them into groups. Then guide your horses to safety by drawing a line from them to their corresponding pens. The faster you are, the more cash you will earn. Just try to avoid splattering, drowning, zapping, and skewering the Crazy Horses, because no one wants to see that. The game includes a variety of environments to explore, two modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Crazy Horses is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 356 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Swipy-(e-mail yourself or save in Dropbox by swiping) ($0.99 → Free, 2.6 MB): A productivity app that allows you to quickly capture notes or photos and have them sent to your inbox or Dropbox with a swipe. Just enter the required email and Dropbox information, and then start typing or snap a photo from within the app. When you are finished, swipe to share. Couldn't be easier.

Swipy-(e-mail yourself or save in Dropbox by swiping) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 2.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

Calligraphy Art ($2.99 → Free, 91.0 MB): Master the art of calligraphy with this entertainment app. Participate in both Western alphabet exercises and Chinese word exercises by following the detailed stroke instructions. The app's interface is extremely responsive, so it will feel as if you are drawing on real paper. It also includes 24 different pen angles to choose from, nine pen sizes, 12 backgrounds, a color wheel, 36 letter textures, undo and redo, zoom, and the ability to share your work via email or save it to your gallery.

Calligraphy Art is available for free today only (07/28). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 474 ratings.

FunSlides - Convert photos to HD video slideshow ($0.99 → Free, 7.4 MB): A photography app that allows you to create high definition slideshow videos and share them with your friends. You're able to import photos from your library or take new ones within the app, and then add as many as you want to your slideshow. You can also apply different effects to each photo, add text, adjust the frame rate, and add your own music or select a tune from the built-in library before sharing your video. Videos can be shared via email, Facebook, or YouTube.

FunSlides - Convert photos to HD video slideshow is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 92 ratings.

Burn The Corn ($1.99 → Free, 47.7 MB): This fast-paced arcade game requires you to pop every last corn seed before they have a chance to fall out of the screen. Swipe over each seed Fruit Ninja-style to pop them, but watch out for the evil moisture drops because they will put out your flame for a short period of time. The game includes three modes, power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Burn The Corn is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 761 ratings.

ABC Wildlife ($2.99 → Free, 67.4 MB): An educational app that allows your child to explore the wild world of animals. The app's interface makes it remarkably easy for your child to discover and learn. It consists of a large wall of thumbnail icons, one for each included animal, which are sorted alphabetically. When your child taps on one, they'll hear the animal's name pronounced, see a high resolution image of it, and have the option to watch a video and view a fun fact. The app includes more than 80 animals and over 100 videos.

ABC Wildlife is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 242 ratings.

Textmatic - Text on photo and photo effects for Instagram ($1.99 → Free, 14.0 MB): Add custom text to your photos with this entertaining photography app. You're able to import any photo from your library or snap a new one within the app. Then customize your photo with different effects, borders, and textures. The app also includes a vast selection of text fonts, styles, and colors to choose from, and the ability to move, rotate, and resize it. Your finished product can be shared via Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

Textmatic - Text on photo and photo effects for Instagram is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Stickman Games : Summer Edition ($0.99 → Free, 19.4 MB): Compete in 12 different Olympic events in this frantic sports game. Each event features its own type of swipe gesture controls, which are clearly outlined before each one begins. But no matter what you're asked to do, you must be as quick and accurate as possible to earn the highest score. The game also includes more than 100 challenges to take on, the ability to customize your character with the coins you earn from events, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Stickman Games : Summer Edition is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 343 ratings.

That concludes today's issue of Apps Gone Free.  If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don't forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

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