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Today’s Apps Gone Free: CarTunes, Sol, InstaCapture And More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: CarTunes, Sol, InstaCapture And More

June 21, 2014

Take control of your music with the beautifully simple CarTunes. We also have a weather app that’s the Swiss army knife of sunlight tools, and an app that allows you to piece together scenes to create one fantastic video.

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:

InstaCapture - Go and Pause Video Maker ($1.99 → Free, 25.3 MB): Create fantastic videos by piecing together scenes in InstaCapture.

Just hold your finger over the record button to start capturing video. Release to pause, and tap and hold again to add another scene. Repeat as many times as necessary. You’re then able to apply 25 different filters to your video and even layer them by tapping and holding. Music from your library can be imported and played in the background, and you can finish your video off by decorating it with one of 50 frames. Your final creations can be shared via Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube. They can also be exported as animated GIFs. InstaCapture - Go and Pause Video Maker is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

Juggle: Pocket Machine ($0.99 → Free, 10.4 MB): This juggling machine fits right into your pocket, allowing you to work on your hand-eye coordination wherever you go.

The game features three modes, all of which require you to keep the colored disks in the air by bouncing them off your laser bumper. Disks are constantly being added to the mix, so try to keep as many on the screen as possible to earn bonus points. The game also includes a fantastic retro-inspired look, and leaderboards via Game Center. Juggle: Pocket Machine is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 98 ratings.

Universal:

CaptureBoardPro ($0.99 → Free, 13.9 MB): Digitize whiteboards, business cards, and anything else you need with this utility app.

Try to fill most of the screen with your subject to get the best results. Then take a photo and the app will automatically detect the edges of your subject and crop it down perfectly. Don’t worry about the perspective of your photo, as the app will automatically correct it. You can then rotate your newly digitized subject if necessary and share it via Facebook, Twitter, AirDrop or email. You’re also able to export and upload it to Google Drive. CaptureBoardPro is available for free today only (06/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

7 Minute Workout Pro ($1.99 → Free, 51.8 MB): Get a quick workout in wherever you are with this fitness app.

You’re asked to perform 12 exercises in only seven minutes. Each exercise requires nothing more than your own body weight, a chair, or a wall. Exercises are performed for 30 seconds, with 10 seconds of rest in between. The app also includes three models to choose from, eight themes, workout tracking, reminders, the ability to randomize workouts, and text, image, and video instructions. 7 Minute Workout Pro is available for free today only (06/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 133 ratings.

CarTunes Music Player ($4.99 → Free, 582.3 KB): A beautifully simple app that allows you to control every aspect of your music listening experience via gestures.

You can tap to play and pause your music, swipe left and right to change tracks, swipe up and down to change volume, swipe with two fingers to shuffle, pinch to play the current album, and even swipe down with two fingers to tweet what you're listening to. The app also includes full-screen album artwork, colors and visuals that adapt to your music, and background audio support. CarTunes Music Player is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 4325 ratings.

File Manager - Folder Plus ($4.99 → Free, 10.4 MB): Store, edit, manage, and protect all of your files with this business app.

It allows you to create your own text, audio, or media files, or you can import files via iTunes File Sharing, Wi-Fi, Dropbox, Google Drive, or Box. Files can be arranged into folders, zipped, and shared. The app also includes a three-finger task switcher, AirPrint support, passcode protection, search, support for the most common file types, and a whole bunch more. File Manager - Folder Plus is available for free today only (06/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 530 ratings.

Sol: Sun Clock — sunrise, sunset, and golden hours. Solar alarm clock. ($3.99 → Free, 12.0 MB): This weather app is the Swiss army knife of sunlight tools.

You can use it to guide sleep cycles, take the perfect photograph, discover the best times to go fishing, or just plan your day. It includes solar midnight and solar noon data, all three twilight periods, automatic location discovery, reminders, and the ability to set location-aware alarms. Sol: Sun Clock — sunrise, sunset, and golden hours. Solar alarm clock. is available for free today only (06/21). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 240 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:

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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.
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Mentioned apps

Free
InstaCapture - Go and Pause Video Maker
InstaCapture - Go and Pause Video Maker
MobiLab Co., Ltd.
Free
Juggle: Pocket Machine
Juggle: Pocket Machine
Yegor Trukhin
Free
CaptureBoardPro
CaptureBoardPro
MaaDoTaa
Free
7 Minute Workout Pro
7 Minute Workout Pro
Fei Yang
Free
CarTunes Music Player
CarTunes Music Player
Ryan Oksenhorn
Free
File Manager - Folder Plus
File Manager - Folder Plus
The Very Games
Free
Sol: Sun Clock — sunrise, sunset, and golden hours. Solar alarm clock.
Sol: Sun Clock — sunrise, sunset, and golden hours. Solar alarm clock.
Juggleware, LLC

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