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iOS Apps Gone Free: Amazing Creatures, JamKit + Pro Gear, My Sketch, And More

iOS Apps Gone Free: Amazing Creatures, JamKit + Pro Gear, My Sketch, And More

November 8, 2011

Enlighten and entertain your children with dozens of classic fables, folktales, and more. Not only can you share the same stories that you heard as a kid, but we even have an app that will wow you with animals. As for adult playtime, check out today's music app. Do some free jammin' or take on the world to become the master drummer. And for anyone with appreciation for art, check out today's photo effects app. Turn your photos into an artistic masterpiece with just a few taps.

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:

Super Bit Dash ($0.99 -> Free, 12.1 MB): Old school 8-bit graphics and classic arcade sounds certainly bring a nostalgic feel to this game. Sidestepping the clumsy virtual joystick or D-pad, Super Bit Dash uses swipes, taps, and tap and holds for control. This platformer features two levels of difficulty, classic and endless gameplay modes, randomly generated levels, and Game Center integration.

Super Bit Dash is available for free today only (11/08). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

JamKit + Pro Gear ($0.99 -> Free, 14.9 MB): The perfect app for those who yearn to be a slammin' drummer. Simply do some free jammin' in your spare time or take on others and see how you stack up in Challenge mode. The app features backing acoustic tracks, a ranking system, the ability to create and accept challenges, three different drum set levels, and options such as cymbal assist.

JamKit + Pro Gear is available for free today only (11/08). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 30 ratings.

iReading - Ruben's Rainbow ($0.99 -> Free, 8.6 MB): Ruben's world is about to burst into color, and kids can come along on this magical ride. The app features high quality illustrations, professional audio narration, a cover flow mode, automatic or manual page turning, and automatic bookmarking.

iReading - Ruben's Rainbow is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 4 ratings.

Skies of Glory: Battle of Britain ($4.99 -> Free, 14.8 MB): A flight simulator that will have you feeling like you're taking part in some of the greatest wars. Choose amongst several classic warplanes to complete missions in campaign mode, dogfights, and skirmishes. The game features single and multiplayer modes, adjustable campaign difficulty level, and achievements.

Skies of Glory: Battle of Britain is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1233 ratings.

iReading - Ruben's Jungle ($0.99 -> Free, 9.2 MB): Another entry in the a series designed to help children learn Spanish, this story introduces kids to all kinds of wonderful animals. The app features high quality illustrations, professional audio narration, a cover flow mode, automatic or manual page turning, and automatic bookmarking.

iReading - Ruben's Jungle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 4 ratings.

Amazing creatures ($0.99 -> Free, 33.6 MB): Discover tons of different animals from those who are the most colorful to those which are the freakiest. The app features more than 150 creatures with brief descriptions and high quality photos, a cover flow mode, automatic or manual page turning, and automatic bookmarking.

Amazing creatures is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 83 ratings.

iReading – Stories Collection I ($1.99 -> Free, 65.9 MB): A collection of nine classic short stories, such as The Boy Who Cried Wolf and The Tortoise And The Hare, that you can share and enjoy all over again. The app features high quality illustrations, professional audio narration, a cover flow mode, automatic or manual page turning, and automatic bookmarking.

iReading – Stories Collection I is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 45 ratings.

iReading – The Lotus Lamp ($0.99 -> Free, 47.6 MB): The story of a goddess who falls in love with a commoner, which causes instability amongst the supreme beings. The app features high quality illustrations, professional audio narration, custom narration recording, a cover flow mode, automatic or manual page turning, and automatic bookmarking.

iReading – The Lotus Lamp is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 5 ratings.

iReading – The Nine-Colored Deer ($0.99 -> Free, 35.6 MB): A tale about a magic deer with a rainbow-like coat that is confronted by greed and mistrust. The app features high quality illustrations, professional audio narration, custom narration recording, a cover flow mode, automatic or manual page turning, and automatic bookmarking.

iReading – The Nine-Colored Deer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

iReading – Aesop's Fables Collection ($0.99 -> Free, 72.9 MB): This collection of eight short stories focuses specifically on Aesop's creative moral tales, such as The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing and The Fox And the Grapes. The app features high quality illustrations, professional audio narration, a cover flow mode, automatic or manual page turning, and automatic bookmarking.

iReading – Aesop's Fables Collection is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Ping Analyzer - Graphical Network Ping ($0.99 -> Free, 212.9 KB): Test network, including Internet, reliability and speed with this simple but powerful ping utility. You can enter in an IP address or a domain and Ping Analyzer will continuously ping and report the real-time average, minimum and maximum round-trip times (RTT), jitter, packet loss percentage, a general Line Quality rating, and Mean Opinion Score (MOS) estimation.

Ping Analyzer - Graphical Network Ping is available for free today only (11/08). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Crazy Parachute ($0.99 -> Free, 23.7 MB): A skydiving game where you must be one of the first three to land safely on the ground. When the bird says go, tap the screen to dive out of the airplane, and then tilt and turn your device to avoid hitting obstacles. When the ground is approaching, tap the screen to deploy your parachute and land safely on the ground. If you are one of the first three to land, you move on to the next level. The game features eight power-ups, a variety of characters to choose from and online leaderboards.

Crazy Parachute is available for free today only (11/08). It has a 3-star rating with a total of 1204 ratings.

Universal:

My Sketch ($1.99 -> Free, 19.5 MB): Allows you to add a variety of realistic sketch effects to your photos with just a few quick taps. You can choose a photo from your library or take a new one within the app, and then just tap on one of the 20 different sketch types to transform your photo. After the effect has been applied, you can fine tune it with brightness and contrast sliders at the bottom of the screen. Photos can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, or email.

My Sketch is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 13387 ratings.

iPad:

The Girl with no Hands-Interactive book by iBigToy ($1.99 -> Free, 43.6 MB): The story of a king's chivalry towards a young woman who has been tortured by the devil is reborn in a beautiful animated eBook. The app features high quality illustrations, professional audio narration, and automatic or manual page turning.

The Girl with no Hands-Interactive book by iBigToy is available for free today only (11/08). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

Airplanes Expert HD ($3.99 -> Free, 347.0 MB): Take a closer look at several dozen of the world's biggest, fastest, and best aircraft from commercial airliners to fighter jets. The app features nearly 6,000 aircraft with photos and information, plus a favorites section, slideshow mode, comparison mode, and multiple choice quiz game.

Airplanes Expert HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1 ratings.

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 [email protected] 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.

Mentioned apps

Free
Amazing creatures
Amazing creatures
Dam Chen
Free
Crazy Parachute
Crazy Parachute
Colorbox
Free
iReading – Stories Collection I
iReading – Stories Collection I
Dam Chen
Free
iReading – Aesop's Fables Collection
iReading – Aesop's Fables Collection
Dam Chen
Free
iReading – The Lotus Lamp
iReading – The Lotus Lamp
Dam Chen
Free
iReading – The Nine-Colored Deer
iReading – The Nine-Colored Deer
Dam Chen
Free
iReading - Ruben's Jungle
iReading - Ruben's Jungle
Dam Chen
Free
iReading - Ruben's Rainbow
iReading - Ruben's Rainbow
Dam Chen
Free
JamKit + Pro Gear
JamKit + Pro Gear
Qanvis
Free
Ping Analyzer - Graphical Network Ping
Ping Analyzer - Graphical Network Ping
Adrian Granados
Free
Skies of Glory: Battle of Britain
Skies of Glory: Battle of Britain
SGN
Free
Super Bit Bash
Super Bit Bash
FakePup
Free
My Sketch
My Sketch
Miinu
Free
Airplanes Expert HD
Airplanes Expert HD
Gabriel Dana
Free
The Girl with no Hands-Interactive book by iBigToy
The Girl with no Hands-Interactive book by iBigToy
iBigToy inc.
Free
AppsGoneFree
AppsGoneFree
AppAdvice.com

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