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Today’s Apps Gone Free: PDF Reader, The Book of Holes, Flewn and More

Take control of your PDFs, get a different perspective on the world around you, and go on a surreal journey with today’s collection of apps and games.

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:

PDF Reader Premium – Annotate, Scan, Sign, and Take Notes ($2.99 → Free, 58.9 MB): Create, manage, and share PDF documents with PDF Reader Premium. It’s perfect for those who need to get work done while on the move.

You’re able to import PDF files and photos via your favorite cloud storage services, Wi-Fi, the web, iTunes File Sharing, or from your photo library. You’re also able to capture photos right from within the app and quickly convert them into PDFs. You can then view your PDFs, or edit and annotate them using a wide variety of tools. PDFs can also be searched for with keywords, and organized by date, tag, or name. The app also includes AirPrint support, a built-in dictionary, AirPlay support, and iCloud support.

PDF Reader Premium – Annotate, Scan, Sign, and Take Notes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5920 ratings.

Recipes Cook Book – Your recipes organized in your device ($0.99 → Free, 30.6 MB): Digitize your favorite recipes with this reference app. It’s a great way to stay organized.

Recipes is focused on simplicity. You’re able to add your own recipes, and organize them within categories. Each recipe can contain a header photo, a list of ingredients, and step-by-step directions. The ingredients from any recipe can be added to your shopping list with a tap, and recipes can be shared via email. The app also includes a handy temperature and weight converter.

Recipes Cook Book – Your recipes organized in your device is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Universal:

Artkive – Save Kids’ Art ($4.99 → Free, 88.1 MB): Store your child’s artwork and other important memories with Artkive. Parents are going to love this one.

Artkive makes it easy to chronologically store, share, and print your child’s artwork or schoolwork. You’ll never again feel guilty about throwing anything out to reduce clutter. Simply capture, title, and describe the piece of art or schoolwork. If you have multiple children, you’re able to create separate profiles for each one. You’re able to sort the content by family member, date, or tag. Artkive also allows you to turn any piece of artwork into gifts like pillows, phone cases, coasters, and blankets.

Artkive – Save Kids’ Art is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 357 ratings.

Flewn ($1.99 → Free, 230.1 MB): Go on a surreal journey with this artfully crafted storybook. It’s a tale that can be enjoyed by the entire family.

Flewn is simply breathtaking. It follows an old whale who is walking on stilts through a desert in search of a lost ocean. The story is told through beautifully illustrated and animated scenes complemented by rhyming couplets. You’re also able to experience the story from the perspective of a flying frog who needs to eat bugs to keep her energy level up.

Flewn is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 52 ratings.

iPad:

PDF Reader Premium – Annotate, Scan, Fill Forms and Take Notes ($4.99 → Free, 60.8 MB): Create, manage, and share PDF documents with PDF Reader Premium. It’s perfect for those who need to get work done while on the move.

You’re able to import PDF files and photos via your favorite cloud storage services, Wi-Fi, the web, iTunes File Sharing, or from your photo library. You’re also able to capture photos right from within the app and quickly convert them into PDFs. You can then view your PDFs, or edit and annotate them using a wide variety of tools. PDFs can also be searched for with keywords, and organized by date, tag, or name. The app also includes AirPrint support, a built-in dictionary, AirPlay support, and iCloud support.

PDF Reader Premium – Annotate, Scan, Fill Forms and Take Notes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 5484 ratings.

The Book of Holes ($2.99 → Free, 277.2 MB): Take a fresh look at the world around you with The Book of Holes. It will foster your child’s natural inquisitiveness.

The Book of Holes is an interactive storybook like no other. It was adapted from the award-winning Danish picture book by the same name. Only this version is made for the digital age and filled with more than 100 interactive elements. You’re able to enjoy the story on your own, or you can follow along with the narration.

The Book of Holes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9 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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