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Today’s apps gone free: Seedio, Longform, Jumble Bugs and more

Today’s apps gone free: Seedio, Longform, Jumble Bugs and more

September 18, 2014

Turn your iDevices into one synchronized loudspeaker with Seedio. We also have an app that allows you to enjoy long form content without all of the noise, and a colorful interactive storybook.

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:

War of Eclipse ($0.99 → Free, 8.5 MB): Captain your very own air battleship and take the fight to the aliens in this role-playing game. War of Eclipse is ideal for fans of retro-style graphics and gameplay.

War of Eclipse is unabashedly retro. Its pixel art graphics are sharp and its gameplay brutally difficult. You’re able to choose from seven powerful battleships, each of which can be customized in a variety of ways. Blast away all kinds of alien invaders by perfectly timing your shots. The game includes 35 enemy types to take on, random equipment drops, and seven different endings to discover.

War of Eclipse is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 401 ratings.

Seedio ($2.99 → Free, 4.9 MB): Connect multiple iDevices together and turn them into a synchronized loudspeaker with this music app. Seedio is a fantastic option for those times when you don’t want to lug around large music equipment just to get the music pumping.

Seedio is the kind of app you never knew you needed. Just install it on multiple iDevices, and turn one iDevice into the broadcaster and the rest into receivers. Then choose some tunes from your library or YouTube and you’ll hear it played simultaneously and perfectly in sync across all of the iDevices. It’s also great as a headphone splitter.

Seedio is available for free today only (09/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 61 ratings.

Universal:

Animal Game Show – Whose Toes are Those? – Matching Fun for Kids and Family – Ultimate Edition ($2.99 → Free, 10.3 MB): This educational game has your child trying to figure out whose toes are sticking out from underneath the curtain. The game is ideal for parents looking to help their child with their identification skills.

Animal Game Show will build up your child’s confidence while entertaining them. Your child gets to see a set of toes sticking out from underneath the curtain, and they must decide what animal or person they belong to. They’re provided with three possible answers, and when they select the correct one the curtain will be drawn.

Animal Game Show – Whose Toes are Those? – Matching Fun for Kids and Family – Ultimate Edition is available for free today only (09/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Longform: A smart reader for in-depth articles from your favorite writers and magazines. ($2.99 → Free, 12.2 MB): Enjoy great content without all of the noise with this news app. It’s ideal for anyone interested in reading quality long form content from all over the web.

We absolutely love Longform’s curated content. It includes hand-picked articles from over 50 periodicals. It’s truly journalism at its best. When accessing an article, you’re able to view it in its web form or in a clutter-free reading-optimized form. All of the articles are fully accessible offline, and you’re able to bookmark them for later using Readability, Instapaper, or Pocket.

Longform: A smart reader for in-depth articles from your favorite writers and magazines. is available for free today only (09/18). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 288 ratings.

iPad:

Jumble Bugs Book One: Bloomie & The Birthday Blunder ($0.99 → Free, 65.9 MB): Tag along with the Jumble Bugs as they head to the beach for a big birthday surprise in this interactive storybook. Parents in need of a new way to entertain their young child will want to download this app today.

This interactive storybook app brings the beloved plush toy characters to life through a colorful story. Your child can follow along with the professional narration or enjoy the story all on their own. Each page is full of interactive elements and animations to discover, so your child is encouraged to tap away at the screen. The story is intended for children ages three through 10.

Jumble Bugs Book One: Bloomie & The Birthday Blunder is available for free today only (09/18). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

MiniatureCam – TiltShift Generator HD ($0.99 → Free, 56.2 MB): Make the world around you appear a little smaller with this photography app. MiniatureCam was designed for anyone interested in taking more than just standard photos with their iPad’s camera.

Ease of use is important when it comes to camera apps, and MiniatureCam passes the test with flying colors. The app features two types of blur effects that allow you to simulate a shallow depth of field and make your subject appear miniature. You’re able to change the focal point of both effects by sliding them around the viewfinder. The blur intensity, contrast, brightness, and saturation can also be adjusted via a slider. The best part is, the miniature effect can be used in both camera and video recording modes.

MiniatureCam – TiltShift Generator HD is available for free today only (09/18). It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 21 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
War of Eclipse
War of Eclipse
Game Stew
Free
Seedio
Seedio
supertask
Free
Animal Game Show - Whose Toes are Those? - Matching Fun for Kids and Family - Ultimate Edition
Animal Game Show - Whose Toes are Those? - Matching Fun for Kids and Family - Ultimate Edition
Eggroll Games LLC
Free
Longform: A smart reader for in-depth articles from your favorite writers and magazines.
Longform: A smart reader for in-depth articles from your favorite writers and magazines.
Longform
Free
Jumble Bugs Book One: Bloomie & The Birthday Blunder
Jumble Bugs Book One: Bloomie & The Birthday Blunder
Jumble Bugs, Inc.
Free
MiniatureCam - TiltShift Generator HD
MiniatureCam - TiltShift Generator HD
John Jung

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