Today's Apps Gone Free: WhatsApp Messenger, Burger Cat, Illustrator And More

Stay in touch with your friends and family even if they aren't as fond of iOS as you are with WhatsApp's social networking app, WhatsApp Messenger. We also have a logic puzzle game featuring a burger-loving cat, and a productivity app that will help you illustrate your thoughts.

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iPhone:

WhatsApp Messenger ($0.99 → Free, 10.7 MB): Stay in touch with your iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Nokia buddies with this cross-platform messaging app. It includes push notifications, group chat support, the ability to send video, images, and voice notes, address book integration, and much more.

WhatsApp Messenger is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 138776 ratings.

Slow Message ($0.99 → Free, 3.1 MB): Send delayed email messages to yourself or your friends with this utility app. Draft as many emails as you want, choose who you want to send them to, and then decide on a general time for them to arrive. Arrival options include everything from tomorrow to a few years from now.

Slow Message is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 38 ratings.

Universal:

FurryFreak ($0.99 → Free, 30.6 MB): An endless distance game that allows you to rewind time. Take control of FurryFreak as he runs towards certain danger. Jump over obstacles and collect clocks in order to build up your rewind time. Then when you run into trouble, just tap the button in the lower left corner of the screen to go back a few paces. The game also includes achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

FurryFreak is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Pinch Peeps ($0.99 → Free, 5.7 MB): Pinch Peeps together to climb the leaderboards in this arcade game. As the Peeps enter the screen, all you have to do is tap and drag two similar ones into each other to score points. Try to be as accurate as possible with your collisions, and avoid the angry bomb Peeps at all costs. The game includes two modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pinch Peeps is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 213 ratings.

Expired (gone back to paid already):

Illustrator ($9.99 → Free, 1.8 MB): Create vector graphics in a snap with this easy to use productivity tool. The app allows you to draw free-form custom shapes or pixel-perfect arrows, squares, rectangles, and circles. It also includes a color picker, undo and redo, the ability to add text, and the ability to save and manage multiple projects.

Illustrator is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 107 ratings.

StillShot ($0.99 → Free, 13.9 MB): Create high quality photos from any video in your library with this photography app. After you have loaded your video, the app analyzes each frame and presents you with a vast selection of shots to choose from. Once you have found the one you're looking for, just tap on it and save it to your library. The app is able to save photos at resolutions up to 1920x1080.

StillShot is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 647 ratings.

Bizzy Bear Builds a House ($3.99 → Free, 67.5 MB): An interactive storybook designed for young children. Your child can follow along with the story and help Bizzy Bear pile up earth, lift and lower a crane, operate a bulldozer, and haul bricks and mix cement. The app includes two reading modes, read-along highlighted text, and characters that offer hints about what to do on each page.

Bizzy Bear Builds a House is available for free today only (07/25). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

Mayan Puzzle HD ($2.99 → Free, 26.2 MB): Slide and swap blocks in order to match three or more and remove them from the board in this puzzle game. You're provided with a limited number of moves to complete your objective, so you must plan ahead. The game include 72 levels in classic mode, four target times in time trial mode, four difficulty levels in challenge mode, infinite gameplay in marathon mode, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Mayan Puzzle HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

Burger Cat ($0.99 → Free, 22.4 MB): Help Burger Cat find all of his lost cheeseburgers in this logic puzzle game. Before sending Burger Cat out on his merry way, you need to make sure that he can overcome all of the obstacles that are preventing him from enjoying a delicious meal. You're able to place and remove blocks by casting your magic wand, and add all kinds of different items like trampolines and umbrellas to help him reach his final destination. The game includes 85 levels, iCloud support, and achievements via Game Center.

Burger Cat is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 175 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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