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Today’s apps gone free: PDF Smart Convert, Lochfoot, Paper Piano and more

Today’s apps gone free: PDF Smart Convert, Lochfoot, Paper Piano and more

November 25, 2014

We have apps for both work and play today. Relax your mind by creating music on a Paper Piano. Entertain your kids with Little House Decorator and Lochfoot. If you have work to do, PDF smart Convert will help you get it done.

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:

Paper Piano ($0.99 → Free, 14.4 MB): Play the piano on your tabletop with this neat music app. It’s for anyone who enjoys creating music.

Now this is one innovative app. It allows you to play the piano and other instruments right on top of your table using only your iDevice and a piece of paper. You must first print off the PDF file by following the link from within the app. Then place your piece of paper down on a table and anchor it with a book or some tape, and set your iDevice up on its side with the front-facing camera towards the keys. Make sure not to have any direct light hitting the front-facing camera. The app will then be able to detect all 10 of your fingers as they hit the keys. You’re able to choose from six different instruments to play.

Paper Piano is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

System Monitor – Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space. ($0.99 → Free, 3.2 MB): Keep a close eye on your iDevice’s battery life, memory usage, storage space, and running processes with this utility app. It’s ideal for anyone worried about the performance of their iDevice.

System Monitor is one of the most comprehensive and accurate apps in the genre. You’re able to switch between views via tabs at the bottom of the screen. You’re also able to get a more detailed look at your memory and battery usage with a double-tap. The app also includes other detailed information like your IP address, MAC address, UDID, last boot time, and iOS version.

System Monitor – Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space. is available for free today only (11/25). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 575 ratings.

Universal:

Quick Alarm: Nightstand Clock ($2.99 → Free, 8.6 MB): A beautifully simple alarm clock app. It’s perfect for anyone who puts their iDevice on their nightstand.

Quick Alarm’s crisp analog display makes reading the time and date easy even from a distance. You’re able to choose from dark and light themes, and adjust the brightness with a vertical swipe. You’re also able to create custom repeating alarms with 10 different sounds.

Quick Alarm: Nightstand Clock is available for free today only (11/25). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 186 ratings.

PDF Smart Convert – PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and Images ($6.99 → Free, 26.8 MB): Turn almost anything into a PDF with this utility app. It’s a very handy app for business professionals who frequently need content in PDF form.

PDF Smart Convert supports more than 200 different file formats, allowing you to create PDFs from just about anything including clipboard content, web pages, photos, iWork documents, and MS Office documents. You’re even able to scan physical documents with your iDevice’s camera and turn them into PDFs. Your newly created PDFs can be managed and stored within folders, or sent off to your favorite cloud service. You’re also able to move files via email, Wi-Fi, or iTunes File Sharing.

PDF Smart Convert – PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and Images is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

iPad:

Little House Decorator – creative play for girls, boys and whole family ($2.99 → Free, 73.3 MB): A virtual doll house for your little ones. It’s absolutely perfect for parents who need to entertain their children over the holiday break.

Little House Decorator will unleash your child’s creative side thanks to its open-ended gameplay. They’re able to choose from four different house styles, including a tree house, before heading in to decorate. Each house can be outfitted with more than 100 different furniture items, decorations, and characters just by tapping and dragging them from the top of the screen into the scene. Your child can also snap a picture of their newly decorated house and share it with the family.

Little House Decorator – creative play for girls, boys and whole family is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

Lochfoot ($0.99 → Free, 117.3 MB): You and your monster-loving child can enjoy the tale of Lochfoot with this interactive reading experience. It’s a great addition to any interactive storybook collection.

The story begins when two children wander away from their campsite and accidentally stumble upon the world’s most unlikely teenager. You and your child get to tag along as they head out on an adventure of a lifetime with Lochfoot. The app includes 26 pages of content, which are filled with rich illustrations, music, and sound effects. You’re able to follow along with the narrator or simply experience the tale together with your child.

Lochfoot is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 10 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
Paper Piano
Paper Piano
Gyorgyi Kerekes
Free
System Monitor - Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space.
System Monitor - Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space.
Tekton Technologies
Free
Quick Alarm: Nightstand Clock
Quick Alarm: Nightstand Clock
Diesel Puppet
Free
PDF Smart Convert - PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and  Images
PDF Smart Convert - PDF all your MS Office, iWork, Web Content, Clipboard and Images
Kdan Mobile Software LTD
Free
Little House Decorator - creative play for girls, boys and whole family
Little House Decorator - creative play for girls, boys and whole family
Sebastian Bachorzewski
Free
Lochfoot
Lochfoot
William Matthews

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