Work on your drawing skills with Hesham Wahba’s art creation app, Tracing Paper. We also have an original interactive storybook that tells the story of a boy who loves to collect things, and a photo effects app that allows you to add a little more life to your outdoor photos.

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iPhone:

HDR FX Pro ($1.99 → Free, 18.9 MB): Add some life to your outdoor photos with this photography app. It’s able to apply HDR effects to any photo in your personal library, any photo from Facebook, or a new photo snapped using the in-app camera. The 42 HDR presets are broken down into three categories: scenery, sky, and ground. You’re able to view a preview of each one and see which come highly recommended. After settling on an effect, you can further customize your photo with textures, borders, and the app’s other powerful editing tools.

HDR FX Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 887 ratings.

Scrap It ($0.99 → Free, 172.1 MB): Create and share gorgeous digital scrapbooks with this photography app. It includes an absolutely ridiculous amount of stickers, paper styles, ribbons, letters and numbers, and word art items to choose from. Each item can be moved, resized, and rotated via multitouch controls. You can also add photos from your own library and apply a variety of effects to them, and add your own custom text. The app also includes a layer manager, the ability to view multiple scrap pages as a slideshow, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or email.

Scrap It is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 30 ratings.

Sally Park – the best car finder ($1.99 → Free, 8.9 MB): Park without worry with this utility app. It allows you to quickly set a parking meter by dragging your finger over a dial or tapping buttons to add time in increments. When your expiration time is approaching, you’ll be warned with a push notification. You can also mark the location of your car on a map, and attach notes and a photo to it. The app is also able to guide you back to your car via an augmented reality view.

Sally Park – the best car finder is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Universal:

iPaint uPaint ($0.99 → Free, 25.1 MB): Paint all by yourself or have a friend join you wirelessly with this art creation app. The app includes five different painting tools along with the ability to quickly adjust the size and color of your stroke. If you’re not a fan of painting alone, you can share your canvas with a friend via Bluetooth. The app also includes unlimited undo and redo, multitouch, and the ability to share your work via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

iPaint uPaint is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

iAmGuitar ($0.99 → Free, 14.1 MB): Rock out anytime, anywhere with this music app. You’re able to choose from a six string, a twelve string, and an electric guitar. Then choose the key you want to play, and start strumming away on the digital strings. The app also includes velocity strumming, and the ability to pick strings.

iAmGuitar is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 47 ratings.

The Jungle Book – Story reading for Kids ($0.99 → Free, 49.7 MB): An interactive storybook that tells the tale of Mowgli, a young boy who is raised in the jungle by a pack of wolves after escaping a fire that destroyed his village. Follow along with Mowgli and his best friends Baloo and Bagheera as they try to teach him the rules of wild. The app includes 12 colorful and interactive pages, professional narration and upbeat music, and German and English language support.

The Jungle Book – Story reading for Kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

Firehouse Adventure ($1.99 → Free, 18.3 MB): A collection of eight firefighter-related mini-games. The games not only teach your child about the roles and responsibilities of firefighters, but they also help your child practice shape recognition and hone their motor skills. Your child can also earn up to 24 rewards along the way.

Firehouse Adventure is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 53 ratings.

Tracing Paper ($2.99 → Free, 3.8 MB): Practice and improve upon your drawing skills with this art creation app. You’re able to import any image from your library, and the app will place it underneath a customizable grid and turn it translucent. You can then resize and rotate the image using multitouch gestures. The app includes two pencil styles to choose from when tracing, a vast array of colors, shading support, flood fill, undo and redo, and an eraser. You’re also able to share your creations via email, Facebook, and Twitter.

Tracing Paper is available for free this weekend to celebrate the release of Cato’s Hike.

Tracing Paper is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 205 ratings.

The Artifacts ($2.99 → Free, 90.3 MB): An original interactive storybook about a boy named Asaf who loves to collect things. It includes 21 hand-drawn pages with loads of interactive items, the ability to jump to a specific page, narration and sound effects that can be toggled on and off, and a music score composed by Chris Hurn.

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

iPad:

Scrap It HD ($0.99 → Free, 369.5 MB): Create and share gorgeous digital scrapbooks with this photography app. It includes an absolutely ridiculous amount of stickers, paper styles, ribbons, letters and numbers, and word art items to choose from. Each item can be moved, resized, and rotated via multitouch controls. You can also add photos from your own library and apply a variety of effects to them, and add your own custom text. The app also includes a layer manager, the ability to view multiple scrap pages as a slideshow, and the ability to share your creations via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or email.

Scrap It HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 74 ratings.

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