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Today's Apps Gone Free: MobileFolio, Blux Movie, TypoPic And More

Quickly jot down notes in Markdown format with SharedTop's productivity app, MobileFolio. We also have an app that turns your iDevice into a magical movie making machine, and an app that gives your photos a whole new perspective.

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:

Task Tracker Utility ($1.99 → Free, 717.7 KB): Find out how much time you've spent on your projects with this utility app. You're able to create as many project timers as you need and have them running at the same time. Every time you stop a timer and start it back up again, a new task will be created automatically. You're able to attach notes to each task and edit the information if necessary. Tasks can be shared via email or printed off. The app also includes the ability to view all active and finished projects, and share projects as CSV or Excel files.

Task Tracker Utility is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

LightPic ($0.99 → Free, 11.9 MB): Add beautiful bokeh blur effects to your favorite images with this photography app. It allows you to snap a new photo within the app or import one from your library. You're then provided with previews of each of the 54 bokeh effects, so you can see how they look with your chosen image. You're able to reposition each effect and change their opacity before applying them. You can also add a frame if you'd like. Your completed works of art can be shared via email, Twitter, or Facebook.

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

TypeDrawing ($1.99 → Free, 2.8 MB): Draw with your words with this fun art creation app. Type a name or any kind of message you want into the empty field. Then just drag your finger across the screen to draw with it. The app includes a number of ways to customize your text thanks to its huge selection of font, color, size, spacing, and rotation options. You can also replay your drawings, share them via Twitter or email, or save them to your library. The app includes undo and redo, a color eyedropper tool, the ability to import photos as backgrounds, and a gallery view.

TypeDrawing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 2609 ratings.

Blux Movie ($2.99 → Free, 17.3 MB): Turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a movie making machine with this video recording app. It allows you to record 1080p video with all kinds of filters and split screen options. You're able to switch between filters and split screen options while recording, allowing you to create some neat combinations. You can also play your own music while filming. The app includes nine filters to choose from, eight split screen options, three resolutions, and the ability to share videos via Facebook or YouTube.

Blux Movie is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 64 ratings.

Parker Planner ($4.99 → Free, 2.3 MB): An all-in-one life organizer. The app's main view allows you to see upcoming events for the day, any notes and ideas you may have, and any tasks you need to complete all at once. You're also able to view each of the three separately. Tap once on an open spot on your calendar to add an event or tap twice to add more details. The app syncs with your iPhone's built-in calendar or any of the other popular online options. It also includes multiple themes to choose from, icon badging, and sound effects.

Parker Planner is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 94 ratings.

TypoPic - Text 3D Rotation ($0.99 → Free, 8.4 MB): Give your photos a whole new perspective with this effects app. You're able to snap new photos from within the app or import one from your library. You can then add your own text and customize it with 39 fonts, 29 labels, and various colors, opacity levels, and shadows. Your text can be moved, rotated, and resized using common gestures. You're also able to rotate text freely in 3-D space. Photos can be finished off with one of 10 filters before being shared via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or email.

TypoPic - Text 3D Rotation is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Universal:

MobileFolio - Markdown Notes with Dropbox and Google Drive Support ($2.99 → Free, 2.6 MB): A fast and lightweight productivity app that allows you to take notes in Markdown format. When creating a new note, you're able to choose from a variety of font styles, sizes, and colors. Each file includes detailed information like creation and modified dates, and character, word, and line counts. You're also able to add inline photos and cross-link related files. Your files can be synced with Dropbox or Google Drive, and you can export and import files via iTunes File Sharing. The app also includes three themes, search, 128-bit encryption, TextExpander support, and the ability to view other file types like PDF and Office.

MobileFolio - Markdown Notes with Dropbox and Google Drive Support is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

iPad:

Blux Movie HD ($2.99 → Free, 30.4 MB): Turn your iPad into a movie making machine with this video recording app. It allows you to record 1080p video with all kinds of filters and split screen options. You're able to switch between filters and split screen options while recording, allowing you to create some neat combinations. You can also play your own music while filming. The app includes nine filters to choose from, eight split screen options, three resolutions, and the ability to share videos via Facebook or YouTube.

Blux Movie HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 102 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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