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Today’s Apps Gone Free: OptimizeMe, Heroes Of Loot, SnapStill And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: OptimizeMe, Heroes Of Loot, SnapStill And More

April 12, 2014

Record your life to see how everything you do and everyone you meet influences your health and fitness with OptimizeMe. We also have a fantastic dungeon crawler, and an app that allows you to grab snapshots from your videos.

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:

OptimizeMe - Lifelogging and Quantified Self Improvement App ($3.99 → Free, 15.8 MB): Record your life with OptimizeMe.

By recording your life, you’ll be able to learn how everything you do and everyone you meet influences your health and fitness. You’ll want to start off by recording a few activities every day like steps, calories, and sleep. As you continue to record, OptimizeMe will learn from your data and automatically propose new activities. The more activities you record, the better insight you’ll end up with. You’re also able to set goals and create custom activities to record. The app includes the ability to create reminders and backup data through Dropbox. OptimizeMe - Lifelogging and Quantified Self Improvement App is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

Konvert ($0.99 → Free, 1.2 MB): An easy to use unit converter that’s also easy on the eyes.

You’re presented with an icon-like grid of unit categories. Just tap on the category you want to use and then choose your two units of conversion. You’re able to browse through the units with a swipe or just tap to see a list. Hold the backspace button to clear all values, and hold on the value fields to copy or paste. The app includes 24 categories to choose form and hundreds of units to convert. Konvert is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

All Budget ($0.99 → Free, 9.4 MB): Stay on a budget with this finance app.

You’re able to create and manage multiple accounts at the same time. When adding income or an expense to an account, you can define the amount, category, date added, and attach a note. You’re able to set up recurring transactions as well, and view your transaction history in chart form. The app also includes transaction filters, four themes to choose from, passcode protection, and the ability to import and export data. All Budget is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 276 ratings.

Remote Mouse ($1.99 → Free, 4.8 MB): Transform your iPhone into a trackpad for your computer with Remote Mouse.

You must first download the free companion software from the developer’s website and install it on your Mac or PC. Launch Remote Mouse on your iPhone and tap the start button to instantly connect. You can then use it as you would a normal trackpad! Remote Mouse also includes a full keyboard, an application launcher and switcher, password protection, and loads of customization options. Remote Mouse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2050 ratings.

Universal:

Heroes of Loot ($1.99 → Free, 7.2 MB): Crawl through an endless number of randomly generated dungeons in Heroes of Loot.

You have four character classes to choose from: Elf, Warrior, Wizard, and Valkyrie. You’re able to guide your little hero through dark dungeons via an on-screen joystick and unleash attacks with the tap of a button. If the hordes become overwhelming, lay on that attack button to fire continuously or unleash a powerful spell. The game includes auto-aim, random quests, special dungeon items to collect, secret areas to discover, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Heroes of Loot is available for free today only (04/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

SnapStill ($0.99 → Free, 4.6 MB): Grab a snapshot from any video in your library with this remarkably easy to use photography app.

SnapStill will hunt down all of the videos in your library and present them in a scrollable thumbnail list. You can also import videos via iTunes File Sharing or record new ones from within the app. You can then quickly jump to a point in the video by sliding your finger across the timeline at the bottom. Slide your finger across the video itself to move through it frame-by-frame. Once you have found the shot you want, capture and share it via Facebook, Twitter, Messages, AirDrop, or email. SnapStill is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 146 ratings.

How to Tie Knots 3D ($0.99 → Free, 53.7 MB): Learn how to tie more than 40 essential knots with this reference app.

You’re able to browse through the knots by category or search for something specific. Each knot includes a difficulty rating, a description, and step-by-step instructions accompanied by 3-D animations. You’re able to share knots via Facebook or Twitter, and leave a comment and a rating. The app also includes the ability to favorite knots and adjust the animation speed. How to Tie Knots 3D is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2019 ratings.

Spartan Wars: Elite Edition ($19.99 → Free, 43.2 MB): Through this weekend only, get a $19.99 starter pack for free in this graphically stunning strategy game.

The Spartan Wars have begun, and only one leader will be left standing. Make sure it's you by building the ultimate empire in this strategy game. Construct barracks, train armies, and call upon the Gods to keep your city safe and secure. Spartan Wars features a lively community of thousands of players, allowing you to create alliances and contend with powerful forces across the land. The game also includes caves to explore for valuable treasures, more than 100 God abilities, and various online events to participate in. Spartan Wars: Elite Edition is available for free today only (04/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5719 ratings.

Polyphonic - Make Music ($0.99 → Free, 110.0 MB): Make your own music by lighting up colored squares with Polyphonic.

Polyphonic’s interface is dead simple, allowing even non-musicians to create fantastic musical loops. Just tap a colored square to light it up and then hit play. You’ll see the progress bar at the bottom of the screen start to move, and when it hits the end it will start over again. Each square is a sound of its own, and each different color is a group of sounds, so just tap more squares to add complexity to your loop. The app includes two sound sets to choose from, and a loop grid of 36 squares. Polyphonic - Make Music is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 125 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
OptimizeMe - Lifelogging and Quantified Self Improvement App
OptimizeMe - Lifelogging and Quantified Self Improvement App
OptimizeMe
Free
Konvert
Konvert
InnovationBox
Free
All Budget
All Budget
Stefano Frosoni
Free
Remote Mouse
Remote Mouse
YANG TIAN JIAO
Free
Heroes of Loot
Heroes of Loot
Pascal Bestebroer
Free
SnapStill
SnapStill
Magic App Factory LLC
Free
How to Tie Knots 3D
How to Tie Knots 3D
Sergey Burlakov
Free
Spartan Wars: Elite Edition
Spartan Wars: Elite Edition
Tap4Fun
Free
Polyphonic - Make Music
Polyphonic - Make Music
Flip Studios LLC

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