Capture your thoughts with Knowtilus’ fast and reliable word processor, Textilus. We also have a fantastic side-scrolling physics racer, and a photography app that allows you to create unique split images.

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PhotoFun – Be There or Be Square ($2.99 → Free, 9.6 MB): Have fun with your photos with this framing and captioning app. You’re able to snap a photo from within the app, or you can import one from your library. Then just swipe across the screen to see how your photo will look within each of the 10 included frames. Your framed photos can include a standard caption, or you can come up with your own. The app also includes the ability to share your photos via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

PhotoFun – Be There or Be Square is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

TiltShift Generator – Fake Miniature ($0.99 → Free, 1.8 MB): Apply different toy camera effects to your photos with this entertaining photography app. It allows you to adjust the format and overlay a grid before taking a photo, or you can just import one from your library. You can then apply radial, ellipse, and linear blur effects with custom intensities, and adjust the color and vignette levels. When everything looks in order, you’re able to share your final image via email, Twitter, or Facebook.

TiltShift Generator – Fake Miniature is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 372 ratings.

Splittin Image ($0.99 → Free, 4.9 MB): Create unique split images with this photography app. Before capturing your photos, you’re able to adjust the angle and size of the split via multitouch controls. You can also do so after the fact if need be. You can mix and match photos from your library as well. Your split photo projects can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Splittin Image is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.


Bath-Time ($1.99 → Free, 22.0 MB): An interactive entertainment app that allows your child to play with items in a virtual bath tub environment. Your child can fill the tub with as much or as little water as they want. They can then touch the water to cause ripples, add all kinds of fun items, unplug the drain, and even get a different view of the tub. Each item that can be dropped into the tub has its own unique mechanics and reacts to other items in different ways. The app includes five regular items to play with, rare items to discover, four tub themes, and five music tracks.

Bath-Time is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

Pocket Trucks ($0.99 → Free, 129.7 MB): Speed through courses in little Pocket Trucks in this fantastic side-scrolling physics racer. You’re able to control the angle and direction of your truck via on-screen controls. Try to complete the course in the target time to earn a perfect rating and unlock new levels. Collect nuts along the way to customize and upgrade your vehicle. The game includes 15 themes, 38 tracks, eight vehicles, loads of nifty power-ups, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pocket Trucks is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 56 ratings.

Shift It ($0.99 → Free, 15.7 MB): A challenging and colorful sliding puzzle game. Swipe to slide pieces around the screen and group them together. Try to complete the puzzles in as few moves as possible to earn perfect ratings and unlock new levels. The game includes two modes, three difficulty levels, more than 200 puzzles, and achievements via Game Center.

Shift It is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

IQ Mission ($0.99 → Free, 151.8 MB): Play as a secret agent and travel around the world looking for pieces of a map that will unlock a powerful source of energy in this puzzle game. Each of the eight cities you travel to has a different form of puzzle to solve. Complete all 16 puzzles in each city to receive a piece of the map. The game includes a total of 128 puzzles, and achievements via Game Center.

IQ Mission is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.


Textilus Word Processor ( RTF Writer ) ($4.99 → Free, 9.2 MB): A fast and reliable word processor designed exclusively for iPad. Capture your thoughts with ease with Textilus’ custom keyboard, and make your work your own with the 60 custom fonts, special symbols, and pictographs. You can also quickly move through your text with the nifty MagicCursor, search for specific text, view stats, and read over what you’ve written in full screen mode. The app includes support for a wide variety of formats, passcode lock, undo, iTunes File Sharing support, and the ability to sync documents via iCloud, Dropbox, Scrivenever, and Evernote.

Textilus Word Processor ( RTF Writer ) is available for free today only (11/11). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 63 ratings.

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