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Today's Apps Gone Free: Bike Repair, SimplyRain, Alien Hatchi And More

Learn how to repair your bicycle and get answers to common problems with Atomic Software's sports reference app, Bike Repair. We also have an app that will help you relax, and a game that allows you to raise your own virtual alien pet.

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:

iAromatherapy ($0.99 → Free, 7.2 MB): Learn all about aromatherapy and discover the perfect blends with this health and fitness app. It includes hundreds of oils to browse through, which can be broken down by fragrance, note, strength, effect, or just alphabetically. Each entry provides you with a photo along with a basic description, medical uses, directions, and other details. You're also able to receive recommendations based on your answers to a short quiz.

iAromatherapy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Alien Hatchi - Virtual Pet ($0.99 → Free, 32.0 MB): If you have always wanted to hatch and raise your very own extraterrestrial pet -- and, seriously, who hasn't? -- here's your chance. Your Alien Hatchi will need to be fed, played with, exercised, educated, and generally looked after to make sure it grows up happy. Every action you perform will cost a little bit of fuel, but you can earn more by going for a walk with your pet and playing mini-games. The game also includes stat tracking, and achievements via Game Center.

Alien Hatchi - Virtual Pet is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Knight's K'west ($0.99 → Free, 24.2 MB): Go on the search for purple bacon in this quirky arcade game. The king has tasked his knights with hunting down the rare purple pig. You must help them traverse the gap and reach the other side where the pig resides. Just drag your finger across the screen to control the platform and bounce the knights across. Other objects will fly into view as well, some of which are helpful and some that aren't. The game includes two modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Knight's K'west is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Shot MeMo ($0.99 → Free, 35.2 MB): Quickly and easily add notes to your favorite photos and share them with friends and family with Shot MeMo. After snapping a photo within the app, you're able to adjust its layout and size. You can then add a personal note. Notes can automatically display the date and location of your photo, and they can be customized with different styles of text, resized, and include one of 16 different background styles. You can also share your photos manually or automatically via Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, or Evernote.

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

Universal:

SimplyRain ($0.99 → Free, 45.6 MB): Make it rain with this health and fitness app. SimplyRain provides you with a zen-like environment by playing the sounds of rain accompanied by thunder and oscillating crosswinds. You're able to adjust the rain's intensity via a slider, and tap on the thunder and oscillation buttons to change their modes. The app also conveniently includes a sleep timer.

SimplyRain is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD ($0.99 → Free, 325.7 MB): One of the first iOS games to be powered by Epic's Unreal Engine, this eye-catching side-scroller has you piloting a helicopter deep into cavernous mines to rescue workers. Separate on-screen controls allow you to manage the throttle and angle of your helicopter. Touch down to pick up your passengers, and find different ways to get puzzling machines back up and running. The game includes 24 levels, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

Bike Repair ($3.99 → Free, 44.8 MB): This sports app was designed for the everyday cyclist. It features 64 highly detailed repair guides, with more than 300 photos. Each guide will walk you through the repair with step-by-step instructions. It also includes answers to 85 common bicycle problems, suggestions on what to wear, price comparisons, an interactive glossary for mountain and road bicycles, and the ability to save details about your own bicycle.

Bike Repair is available for free today only (04/29). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 136 ratings.

FileApp Pro ($5.99 → Free, 17.0 MB): Manage all of your files while on the the go with this handy business app. It allows you to read, view, move, copy, rename, and transfer a variety of document and file types including PDF, RTF, MP3, JPG, HTML, Word, and Pages. The app also allows you to create folders, ZIP files, create text and audio files, and passcode protect everything.

FileApp Pro is available for free today only (04/29). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 1353 ratings.

iPad:

Knight's K'west HD ($0.99 → Free, 59.4 MB): Go on the search for purple bacon in this quirky arcade game. The king has tasked his knights with hunting down the rare purple pig. You must help them traverse the gap and reach the other side where the pig resides. Just drag your finger across the screen to control the platform and bounce the knights across. Other objects will fly into view as well, some of which are helpful and some that aren't. The game includes two modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Knight's K'west HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 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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