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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Darklings, iMailG, PhotoFusion And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Darklings, iMailG, PhotoFusion And More

March 13, 2014

Help Lum save the world by purging the evil creatures that have stolen the stars in Darklings. We also have a fully functional app for Gmail, and a powerful photo editor.

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:

PhotoFusion ($1.99 → Free, 38.5 MB): This powerful photo editor allows you to crop even the most irregular shapes.

The app's main selling point is its highly effective bezier selection tool, which allows you to crop almost any shape by adding points all over the screen. The app also includes 15 professional photo enhancement tools, layering, the ability to select the inverse of your image, 30 colors to choose from, 20 photo filters, undo, and the ability to process images up to 18MP. PhotoFusion is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 765 ratings.

TextDetective ($9.99 → Free, 19.9 MB): Capture printed text with your iDevice’s camera with this utility app.

Just point your camera at any printed text you want to capture. You must scan text in landscape orientation, and be sure to follow the additional instructions in order to get the best results. After scanning, TextDetective will interpret the image and provide you with text that can be copied. The app also includes scanning history. TextDetective is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 68 ratings.

Universal:

Galaxy Legend ($19.99 → Free, 67.5 MB): This weekend only new players will receive a $20 gift pack, which allows you to keep playing for quite a while without having to pay up!

The year is 2841. A new chapter in human history is about to begin as we further our reach across the universe. It’s up to you as the commander of a galactic outpost to expand your power by wiping out space pirates, aliens, and other enemy outposts. You’re able to duel with AI controlled opponents along with other players from around the world in a vast galactic battlefield. Then upgrade your starships with the credits earned during battle to keep your enemies at bay. You’re also able to form alliances with friends and develop strategies through the in-game chat system. Galaxy Legend is available for free today only (03/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1734 ratings.

Paper Titans ($1.99 → Free, 140.8 MB): Fold your own adventure in this paper craft puzzler.

Fold your paper titan and head out on an adventure of epic proportions. You’re able to utilize different paper titans and combine their abilities to collect all of the stars in each level. To deploy a titan, just tap on its icon at the top of the screen. You’re able to guide your titans around the screen just by drawing their paths. The game starts out pretty simple at first, but really ramps up in difficulty as you progress. It includes a total of 45 levels, the ability to download and print out your own titans, and achievements via Game Center. Paper Titans is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 130 ratings.

Darklings ($0.99 → Free, 84.5 MB): An atmospheric and completely original action game that has you trying to save the world by purging the Darklings.

Play as Lum, the face of light, and possess and purge the approaching creatures by drawing the symbols that they have on them. The dark creatures will attack from both sides, so you have to make quick decisions and draw with precision. If one touches Lum, the game is over. You’re able to collect the stars and power-ups released from your enemies by dragging your finger across them and towards Lum. The game includes 40 creatures to conquer, boss battles, the ability to customize Lum, iCloud support, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Darklings is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 307 ratings.

Word Mess ($2.99 → Free, 12.4 MB): Go on the hunt for words in this seek and find game.

At the beginning of each round you'll be presented with a word or type of word that you must find. You then have a limited amount of time to discover them all within the mess. The game includes two single-player modes, a challenge mode, and leaderboards via Game Center. Word Mess is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 498 ratings.

NFL Quarterback 13 ($0.99 → Free, 43.2 MB): Take the field as the quarterback of your favorite NFL team with this flick-based sports game.

You’re able to toss the ball to your receivers with the flick of a finger. Fight the wind and bend the ball around defenders by swiping across the screen. You must also keep an eye out for other open receivers and blitzing defenders. The game includes multiple modes, power-ups, upgradable stadiums, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. NFL Quarterback 13 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 4144 ratings.

NFL Kicker 13 ($0.99 → Free, 40.9 MB): Score field goals for your favorite NFL team in this flick-based arcade game.

You're able to blast the football through the uprights by swiping from the bottom to the top of the screen. Swipe left or right while the ball is in the air to fight off the wind. The game includes three modes, all 32 official NFL teams, the ability to customize your uniform, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. NFL Kicker 13 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 13156 ratings.

iPad:

iMailG HD - safe and secure Gmail integrated with Google Apps ($3.99 → Free, 10.1 MB): A fully functional app for Gmail that’s also integrated with Google Apps.

After signing in to your Gmail account you will see a list of your messages down the left side and what they contain on the right. iMailG supports threading, stars, labels, and all of the other handy features you’ve come to expect from Gmail. What really sets it apart from every other mail app, however, is its ability to quickly switch between accounts and passcode protect your precious emails. iMailG also includes the ability to adjust the font size, in-app browsing, push notifications, customizable shortcuts, search, and the ability to attach multiple scribbles and photos to emails. iMailG HD - safe and secure Gmail integrated with Google Apps is available for free today only (03/13). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1277 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 [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
PhotoFusion
PhotoFusion
Samer Azzam
Free
TextDetective
TextDetective
Blindsight
Free
Paper Titans
Paper Titans
Blitz Games Studios Ltd
Free
Darklings
Darklings
MildMania
Free
Word Mess
Word Mess
Masala Games
Free
NFL Quarterback 13
NFL Quarterback 13
Full Fat
Free
NFL Kicker 13
NFL Kicker 13
Full Fat
Free
iMailG HD - safe and secure Gmail integrated with Google Apps
iMailG HD - safe and secure Gmail integrated with Google Apps
Idemfactor Solutions
Free
Galaxy Legend
Galaxy Legend
Tap4Fun

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