Manage your email inbox in a whole new way with Taskbox. We also have an endless distance game featuring Peanuts characters, and an arcade game that allows you to change the outcome of the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

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:

Pasta Meter ($1.99 → Free, 3.6 MB): Ever try to eyeball how much pasta to use? It’s nearly impossible, right? This nifty app does away with the guesswork to help you avoid wasting good food. Just pick the amount of servings you want to make, and the app will provide you with a circle that you can physically cover up with pasta to determine how much you need. You can also adjust the servings via a slider at the bottom, and watch the calorie, weight, and pieces data change at the top.

Pasta Meter is available for free today only (05/02). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Animal Origami ($1.99 → Free, 18.4 MB): Grab some paper and get folding with this reference app. It includes directions on how to turn regular pieces of paper into 16 adorable origami animals. Each step includes a visual representation of your paper along with text instructions.

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

All-in Fitness: 1000 Exercises, Workouts & Calorie Counter ($0.99 → Free, 31.5 MB): An all-in-one fitness solution to help you get into shape. You must first fill out all of the necessary profile information so the app can determine your BMI and nutrition requirements. You can then create a training plan from the 100 workouts. The app also allows you to track your calorie intake and body measurements, and view your progress in chart form.

All-in Fitness: 1000 Exercises, Workouts & Calorie Counter is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 88 ratings.

Taskbox – Mail ($2.99 → Free, 8.5 MB): Manage your email inbox in a whole new way with this intuitive productivity app. It supports Gmail, GoogleApps, Yahoo, iCloud, and AOL accounts. Once you’re all set up, you’re able to see photos of all of your contacts right in the preview window. Gestures allow you to quickly trash unimportant emails and add important ones to your follow-up list. The app also doubles as a task manager, allowing you to sort, prioritize, and attach due dates to your email. It also includes multiple account support with a unified inbox, templates, and push notifications for Gmail and GoogleApps accounts.

Taskbox – Mail is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 71 ratings.

PowerPros 2013 World Baseball Classic ($4.99 → Free, 173.9 MB): Not a fan of how the World Baseball Classic ended for your favorite team? Alter history with this arcade game. Select your team from the 16 competing nations that participated in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Put on your manager hat and set your perfect lineup. Then switch roles and pitch your heart out and swing for the fences. You’re given full control of your team’s actions during the game, which means you can bunt, throw a slider, and steal bases whenever you think the time is right. The game includes more than 400 of the world’s best players, two modes, and complete instructions.

PowerPros 2013 World Baseball Classic is available for free today only (05/02). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

Universal:

Character Pad ($0.99 → Free, 820.8 KB): Add some new characters to your messages and documents with this utility app. It includes 250 beautiful and useful special characters to choose from. Just tap on the one you want to copy it to your clipboard, and then open an app that’s capable of basic text editing and paste it in there. The app includes letters from the Greek alphabet, letter-like symbols, math symbols, and much more.

Character Pad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Snoopy Coaster ($0.99 → Free, 40.7 MB): If you enjoy Peanuts — the comic, not the food — then you’re going to absolutely adore this endless distance game from Chillingo. You get to take Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and Peppermint Patty on the wildest ride of their lives. Tap to cause the rollercoaster to jump over gaps in the track and try to collect coins as you speed along. The coins can be used to purchase power-ups, new coasters, and upgrades. The game also includes a variety of missions to complete, collectable cards, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Snoopy Coaster is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 202 ratings.

Scoreboard ($0.99 → Free, 5.2 MB): Stop arguing over what the score is all of the time and instead use this customizable Scoreboard app. It allows you to keep score for two people or teams just by swiping up and down on the screen. You’re able to change the team names and colors, and set up custom timers for whatever type of game you’re playing. It also includes five different background themes, and AirPlay support so you can put the score up on the big screen.

Scoreboard is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

Tiny Paper Zoo Plus ($1.99 → Free, 31.7 MB): Craft your own tiny zoo out of paper with this neat entertainment app. You’re able to choose from 15 different zoo animals with varying levels of difficulty. You can then print the figures to craft your paper zoo animal, or you can place a piece of paper over your iDevice’s screen and trace each one. No matter which path you choose, you’ll need a pair of scissors and a little glue to complete your paper animals.

Tiny Paper Zoo Plus is available for free today only (05/02). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

Playground 2 – Smart Kids Edition. 6 logic games for kids aged 4-7 years in 1 App. ($2.99 → Free, 33.1 MB): A collection of entertaining and educational games for children ages four to seven. The iPhone version includes a total of five games: tic-tac-toe, connect four, thimberling, mastermind, and numbers. The iPad version includes an additional game, Mills, bringing the total to six. Both versions include a play timer.

Playground 2 – Smart Kids Edition. 6 logic games for kids aged 4-7 years in 1 App. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

iPad:

Scrap It: Baby Years HD ($0.99 → Free, 307.5 MB): Add a special touch to your precious baby photos with this digital scrapbook app. It includes an staggering 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: Baby Years HD is available for free today only (05/02). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 26 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.