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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Smile Catcher, Orient, ProCam XL 2 And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Smile Catcher, Orient, ProCam XL 2 And More

May 12, 2014

Ensure everyone in your photo is smiling with Smile Catcher. We also have an app that’s able to perfectly align your photos, and a powerful, do-everything camera app for your iPad.

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iPhone:

Breathful ($0.99 → Free, 851.9 KB): Practice your mindfulness with this health app.

Breathful allows you to engage in 10-minute sessions of mindfulness practice. Tap on the screen to start the timer, and then tap again at any point while the timer is running to record a distraction. You get to decide on what constitutes a distraction, but it’s suggested that you should avoid minor, split-second interruptions of your mindfulness. At the end of each session you’ll be able to see how focused you are via Breathful’s log. Breathful is available for free today only (05/12). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Magnifier Flash - A magnifier glass with light ($0.99 → Free, 725.3 KB): Take a closer look with this utility app.

It allows you to zoom in on your subject at up to 6x. You can also light up your view with your iPhone's LED flash, and snap a photo of what you're seeing even while zoomed in and save it for later. Magnifier Flash - A magnifier glass with light is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 73 ratings.

Smile Catcher ($0.99 → Free, 362.2 KB): This camera app ensures everyone is smiling.

Smile Catcher will automatically snap up to three photos when you and everyone in your group is flashing a big smile and only then. Photos are automatically saved to your camera roll and the built-in library, where you can share them via Messages, Facebook, Twitter, or email. The app also includes pinch to zoom, front and back camera support, and a manual mode. Smile Catcher is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Universal:

Orient - The Self Aligning Camera ($0.99 → Free, 17.8 MB): Your photos will always turn out perfectly with this self-aligning camera app.

Tap on the icon in the lower right corner of the screen to choose from one of the nine aspect ratios. Then hold your iDevice any which way you like and your photo will come out perfectly. You’re also able to apply one of eight different filters to your live camera feed. Your final creations can be shared via Messages, Twitter, Facebook, AirDrop, or email. The app also includes two resolution options, front and back camera support, and the ability to disable automatic alignment. Orient - The Self Aligning Camera is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Skill Game Arcade ($1.99 → Free, 21.9 MB): A true game of skill that has you endlessly counting up.

Your objective is to connect all of the numbers in ascending order without touching the lines you’ve already created. The process of doing so, however, requires a deft hand and a little strategy. Make sure to utilize the viewfinder in the top left corner of the screen, otherwise you won't stand a chance. The game includes an unlimited number of randomly generated levels, random gifts to collect, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center. Skill Game Arcade is available for free today only (05/12). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 59 ratings.

iPad:

Cubic Block ($0.99 → Free, 26.6 MB): Cut away at collections of cubes to match the blueprint provided to you in this puzzle game.

Your blueprint will appear in the top left corner of the screen. You have a limited amount of time to cut away at the collection of cubes in the middle by tapping on each one separately to match the blueprint. The game includes four different themes, and a total of 80 levels. Cubic Block is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

ProCam XL 2 ($0.99 → Free, 33.6 MB): With ProCam XL 2, the best just keep on getting better.

ProCam XL 2 offers more than just an iOS 7-inspired visual makeover. It’s packed with all kinds of brand new features that will surely make it the go-to camera app on your iPad. It features a fully orientation adaptive user interface, so no matter which way you hold your iPad you’ll be able to access its many features. Buttons across the left side of the screen provide you with control over focus and exposure, while pop-up menus around the shutter button allow you to apply live effects and lenses, adjust contrast and white balance, and choose different shooting modes. We don’t have enough space here to list all of ProCam XL 2’s fantastic features, so just give it a download and dig around. You’ll love it! ProCam XL 2 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 121 ratings.

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Mentioned apps

Free
Breathful
Breathful
Cookies & Milk
Free
Magnifier Flash - A magnifier glass with light
Magnifier Flash - A magnifier glass with light
Tekton Technologies
Free
Smile Catcher
Smile Catcher
Hideki Itakura
Free
Orient - The Self Aligning Camera
Orient - The Self Aligning Camera
Ajit Katti
Free
Skill Game Arcade
Skill Game Arcade
Sebastian Miedtank
Free
Cubic Block
Cubic Block
Vegestone
Free
ProCam XL 2
ProCam XL 2
Samer Azzam

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