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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Smart PDF Scanner, Work Time, Coinverter and More

Scan documents with ease, turn your iPhone into a desktop clock, and convert currencies 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.


Smart PDF Scanner: Scan Documents and Receipts ($4.99 → Free, 6.8 MB): Ditch your home or office scanner and utilize your iDevice instead with Smart PDF Scanner. It’s ideal for business professionals and anyone else in need of turning physical documents into digital copies.

Smart PDF Scanner is perfect for all your scanning needs. Its powerful capturing and rendering engine ensures you’ll come out with crystal clear scans every time. It’s able to automatically detect the edges of your document, and you can manually change the parameters afterward if need be. Smart PDF Scanner utilizes a simple tagging system, allowing you to color code categories and properly sort your scans. Scans can be shared via email or AirDrop, or you can upload them to the cloud.

Smart PDF Scanner: Scan Documents and Receipts is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 120 ratings.

Coinverter – The Currency Converter ($0.99 → Free, 4.0 MB): Convert currencies in an instant with Coinverter. It’s perfect for international travelers and business professionals.

This super simple currency converter will take the pain out of travel. There’s no need for an internet connection unless you need to update conversion rates. All you need to do is enter a value and all of your selected currencies will reflect the change. You’re able to add and reorder currencies to put your most used near the top, and you can copy values with a tap and a hold. The app includes a total of 160 currencies to choose from including Bitcoin.

Coinverter – The Currency Converter is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

Work Time – Elegant desk top clock with calendar and weather ($1.99 → Free, 5.3 MB): Put your iPhone to good use even when it’s not with this utility app. It’s ideal for anyone who leaves their iDevice propped up on their desk at work.

Work Time displays the current time and date, a monthly calendar, your upcoming events, and the conditions outside. If you start to get bored with the default theme, you can switch things up by choosing from one of the other 18. The app also includes 12- and 24-hour formats, the ability to customize calendar data, and weather powered by

Work Time – Elegant desk top clock with calendar and weather is available for free today only (09/19). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 49 ratings.


Compass by iVogel ($0.99 → Free, 20.7 MB): Always know where you’re going with this stylish navigation app. It’s the perfect app for those who enjoy the great outdoors.

This isn’t just your everyday compass. Sure, it can show your orientation in real-time, but it also includes coordinates, course, speed, altitude, and weather data all on the same screen. Location data can be copied to your clipboard and used in other apps. Compass also includes imperial and metric support, true and magnetic North, Google Maps integration, and two themes to choose from.

Compass by iVogel is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

Orderly – Todo Lists, Location Based Reminders ($0.99 → Free, 22.9 MB): Keep your life in order with this gesture-driven productivity app. Orderly is for AppsGoneFree users who want a more fluid way to manage their tasks.

Orderly is all about prioritizing tasks to ensure you complete the most important ones on time. When creating a task list you’re able to title the group and add as many items as necessary. The menu bar icons at the top allow you to quickly change the background color, text, and font to make the list stand out. A priority level, reminder, and proximity reminder can be attached as well. All of your task lists will appear as little notes on the app’s home screen presented in order of importance.

Orderly – Todo Lists, Location Based Reminders is available for free today only (09/19). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 18 ratings.

Watchover ($4.99 → Free, 12.2 MB): Monitor your family’s computer usage with Watchover. It’s ideal for any parent.

Watchover provides a clear look into what’s happening on your home computers. You must first install the free helper software on your Mac or PC. Then launch Watchover on your iDevice and pair it with all of your computers. The app allows you to peek at what’s on the computer screen, which applications are in use, and when and how long applications are in use. All of the data is stored for two weeks.

Watchover is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 13 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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  • 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.

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