Put together a team of skilled mercenaries and take on bounty contracts in Rodeo Games’ turn-based strategy game, Hunters: Episode One. We also have a travel app that allows you to see the most beautiful places on the planet, and a utility app that will help you avoid parking tickets.

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.

iPhone:

Mission: Park! ($0.99 → Free, 10.2 MB): Avoid parking tickets and safely make your way back to your vehicle with this utility app. Just slide the meter on the main screen to quickly set your timer. If you know you’re going to have difficulties remembering where you parked, tag your position and the app will help you find your way back. The app also includes the ability to tag multiple locations, and attach notes, photos, or audio in case your GPS signal is weak.

Mission: Park! is available for free today only (01/19). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Soundbeam ($0.99 → Free, 5.5 MB): Visualize and analyze your audio with this music app. It includes spectrum and waveform views, both of which can be interacted with through gestures. You’re able to control the intensity and falloff levels via on-screen controls. The app also includes the ability to double-tap to reset the view, two frequency scales, and the option to capture what you’re seeing.

Happy one-year anniversary, Evil Window Dog!

Soundbeam is available for free today only (01/19). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 53 ratings.

Hunters: Episode One ($0.99 → Free, 136.9 MB): Build a team of mercenaries and try to become the most renowned bounty hunters in the galaxy in this turn-based strategy game. Each day you’re presented with a new contract, and you have 24 real-time hours to accept and complete it. Before setting off on your mission, you’re able to choose members of your team that best suit the objective. You can then place them in tactical positions before navigating them through the detailed environments. The game includes hours upon hours of gameplay, loads of upgrades to unlock, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Hunters: Episode One is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1148 ratings.

1001 Wonders of the World ($1.99 → Free, 45.8 MB): See the most beautiful places on the planet without ever leaving your home with this travel app. It features more than 2,000 professional quality photos of some of the most fascinating locations in the world. You’re able to discover places at random, look for them on a map, or search by name. Your favorite places can be bookmarked and shared via Facebook. The app also includes filters to help you narrow down your search, more than 1,000 descriptions, and visa information.

1001 Wonders of the World is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Universal:

Rail Rush ($0.99 → Free, 24.3 MB): Jump into your cart and travel as deep into the gold mine as possible in this endless distance game. As you speed down the rail, you must swipe to jump over and duck under barricades, swipe to leap to different rails, and tilt to avoid walls. Try to grab as many gold nuggets and gems as possible along the way, because you can use them to obtain new power-ups and characters at the shop. The game includes all kinds of missions to complete, six environments, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Rail Rush is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 828 ratings.

Decide Now! ($0.99 → Free, 5.4 MB): This handy app helps you come to a decision on what to do next. You can create custom idea templates or just utilize the 10 included ones. Then spin the wheel by tapping on the middle and wait to see which idea it lands on. The app includes eight color schemes, and the ability to create an unlimited number of templates.

Decide Now! is available for free today only (01/19). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 161 ratings.

Coverjam Pro ($0.99 → Free, 4.5 MB): Watch slideshows of your favorite artists while you listen to their tunes with this music app. You must first select a song from your library. Coverjam will then search Instagram and Flickr for photos tagged with the band’s name to create a slideshow. If you don’t like what you’re seeing, you can ban an image so it won’t ever appear again. You’re also able to share your favorite photos via email, Twitter, or Facebook.

Coverjam Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

iPad:

tipSkip HD ($0.99 → Free, 1.5 MB): Forget fumbling around with your iPad to control your music — just knock with tipSkip! The app allows you to control your music playback by physically knocking on your iPad or the table it’s on two, three, or four times. You can customize each knock action and change the sensitivity within the settings menu. Just make sure to show a little restraint when knocking on your expensive iPad or the table.

tipSkip HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

Hunters: Episode One HD ($7.99 → Free, 122.5 MB): Build a team of mercenaries and try to become the most renowned bounty hunters in the galaxy in this turn-based strategy game. Each day you’re presented with a new contract, and you have 24 real-time hours to accept and complete it. Before setting off on your mission, you’re able to choose members of your team that best suit the objective. You can then place them in tactical positions before navigating them through the detailed environments. The game includes hours upon hours of gameplay, loads of upgrades to unlock, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Hunters: Episode One HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 984 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.

Developers:

If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:

  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.

To submit an app, simply send a request to tyler@appadvice.com with the subject “Apps Gone Free.” Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when and for how long you intend to offer the app for free, and anything else you would like to share. We will take it from there.