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Today’s apps gone free: Paint FX, Work Time, Winery Passport and more

Today’s apps gone free: Paint FX, Work Time, Winery Passport and more

August 15, 2014

Paint amazing effects over the top of your favorite photos with Paint FX. We also have an app that puts your iDevice to good use even when it’s not, and an app that helps you discover and track the best wineries near you.

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:

KaleidaCam ($1.99 → Free, 2.4 MB): Create awesome kaleidoscopic works of art with this photography app.

Just point your iDevice’s camera at a subject to see it in a totally new way. Snap a photo if it’s something you want to capture forever. The app includes four customizable kaleidoscope styles, full resolution images, and a variety of sharing options.

KaleidaCam is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 139 ratings.

Wo.Audio – Relax,Sleep,Hypnosis ($1.99 → Free, 172.1 MB): Block out the world and fall fast asleep with this audio app.

You’re able to select from 35 nature sounds and more than 20 different musical instruments. There are also 18 different combinations to choose from. Then just set the timer and fall fast asleep. Combinations of sounds can be created as well, and you’re able to adjust the audio levels of each one to have them stick out above the rest.

Wo.Audio – Relax,Sleep,Hypnosis is available for free today only (08/15). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 54 ratings.

Work Time – Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io ($1.99 → Free, 1.6 MB): Put your iPhone to good use even when it’s not with this utility app.

Work Time displays the current time and date, a monthly calendar, your upcoming events, and the conditions outside. If you start to get bored with the default theme, you can switch things up by choosing from one of the other 18. The app also includes 12- and 24-hour formats, the ability to customize calendar data, and weather powered by Forecast.io.

Work Time – Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Brewery Passport – Discover local breweries, craft beers, a beer tasting or brewpub ($0.99 → Free, 9.6 MB): Spread your wings and discover new local beers and breweries with Brewery Passport.

You’re able to search for breweries near your current location, or you can browse through state lists. Tap on a listing to view details like directions, contact information, a website link, and social media links. You’re able to stamp your passport for each visit to track where you’ve been. Brewery Passport includes more than 3,000 breweries across the U.S., so you have your work cut out for you. If you certify your passport today you’ll also be able to add photos from your visit, store your favorite brews, and rate breweries.

Brewery Passport certification is normally a $1.99 in-app purchase, but BakBurner Digital is offering it free of charge to all AppsGoneFree users. Bottoms up!

Brewery Passport – Discover local breweries, craft beers, a beer tasting or brewpub is available for free today only (08/15). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Winery Passport – Discover local wineries, wines or a wine tasting ($1.99 → Free, 9.1 MB): Whether you’re a wine enthusiast or just a weekender, Winery Passport is the perfect app for discovering the best wineries near you.

You’re able to search for wineries near your current location, or you can browse through state lists. Tap on a listing to view details like directions, contact information, a website link, and social media links. You’re able to stamp your passport for each visit to track where you’ve been. Winery Passport includes more than 4,500 wineries across the United States and Canada, so you better get a move on! If you certify your passport today, you’ll also be able to add photos from your visit, store your favorite wines, and rate wineries.

Winery Passport certification is normally a $1.99 in-app purchase, but BakBurner Digital is offering it free of charge to all AppsGoneFree users. Cheers!

Winery Passport – Discover local wineries, wines or a wine tasting is available for free today only (08/15). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 43 ratings.

Universal:

Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor ($2.99 → Free, 44.0 MB): Paint amazing effects over the top of your photos with Paint FX.

You’re able to import any photo from your library, take a new one from within the app, or pull one from your Facebook or Flickr account. You’re then able to crop your photo down to size and flip it before jumping in to the fun stuff. Paint FX includes a huge number of filters and effects to choose from, all of which can be applied with the touch of your finger. This allows you to only apply filters and effects to specific regions of your photo and even layer them on top of each other. All of the filters and effects are fully customizable as well. Once you’re finished painting up your photo, you’re able to share it via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, or email. Paint FX also includes photo challenges that allow you to compete with the community to score points and earn top honors for your work.

Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor is available for free today only (08/15). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1952 ratings.

Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games ($1.99 → Free, 47.6 MB): The Game Show Network just launched their new addictive solitaire game. As a launch week special, all new users will get 12,500 free tokens. Just make sure to play a round sometime this week!

Go on a tropical journey and relax with a game of TriPeaks solitaire. Your Tiki guide will accompany you as you try to string together streaks and clear all of the cards. The usual TriPeaks solitaire rules apply here, requiring you to clear the cards by tapping on those one above or below the card in your hand. Your final score is based on the surplus of cards you have, the speed at which you completed the level, and the streaks you were able to create. You’re also able to trigger boosters to overcome crazy obstacles and keep your streak going. The game includes more than 100 levels, and fantastic graphics and animations.

Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games is available for free today only (08/15). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 44 ratings.

PhotosPro – Photos app reinvented. ($1.99 → Free, 23.1 MB): Browse through your photos and videos like a pro with this photography app.

It allows you to work your way through entire albums of photos and videos via elegant masonry style lists. Tap on any one of the thumbnails to bring up detailed information like date, place, geolocation, exposure, and ISO. You’re also able to filter photos and videos in a wide variety of ways, or you can view where each one was captured on a map. The app also includes landscape support, and the ability to share photos and videos via Facebook, Twitter, or email.

PhotosPro – Photos app reinvented. is available for free today only (08/15). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 77 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
KaleidaCam
KaleidaCam
Dapper Owl
Free
Wo.Audio - Relax,Sleep,Hypnosis
Wo.Audio - Relax,Sleep,Hypnosis
senlin xue
Free
Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io
Work Time - Elegant desk top clock with calendar, weather, event, schedule, planner, short term forecast powered by Forecast.io
Nick Fanger
Free
Brewery Passport - Find Local Beer Tastings, Breweries & Craft Beers
Brewery Passport - Find Local Beer Tastings, Breweries & Craft Beers
BakBurner Digital, LLC
Free
Winery Passport - Find Local Wine Tastings, Wineries & Wines
Winery Passport - Find Local Wine Tastings, Wineries & Wines
BakBurner Digital, LLC
Free
Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor
Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor
Sprite Labs
Free
Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games
Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games
Game Show Network
Free
PhotosPro - Photos app reinvented.
PhotosPro - Photos app reinvented.
LOCQL, Inc.

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