When measuring your heart rate, just place your index finger over your iDevice’s LED flash and camera. The app will display your current BPM in real-time during the test. When the test is complete, you’ll have the chance to record when you measured your heart rate, how you felt, and attach any other details. Results can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, or email. The app also includes a daily reminder option, and history that can be filtered.
Runtastic Heart Rate Monitor & Pulse Tracker PRO is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1536 ratings.
Giflay is all about simplicity. It automatically grabs all of the GIFs from your photo library and presents them in a large scrollable grid. GIFs can be imported from your computer over Wi-Fi as well. You’re able to play GIFs, zoom in, and view them frame-by-frame. Your GIFs can also be gathered into albums and passcode protected. The app also includes eight color themes, the ability to open GIFs in other apps, and the ability to share GIFs.
Giflay – GIF Viewer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 66 ratings.
Your child will learn how to properly write each letter of the alphabet and every number in no time thanks to the positive reinforcement in iTrace. An animated hand will first show your child how it’s done. They must then retrace the steps three separate times before moving on to the next letter or number. Rewards will be received after each successful recreation. The app includes support for multiple users, more than 600 rewards, a left-handed mode, and the ability to print paper worksheets.
iTrace — handwriting for kids is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 81 ratings.
Hearts Tournament is the most social card game in the App Store. Play up to 30 turn-based multiplayer games at once, or hone your skills by taking on AI opponents. The game also includes three difficulty levels, push notifications, items to unlock by completing challenges, stat tracking, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.
Hearts Tournament is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 614 ratings.
Put on your headphones and enter the Ravenhurst Mental Asylum at your own risk. As you sit in front of your monitors, you must pay close attention to where each patient is located and where they are heading. You’re able to open and close doors to prevent the patients from reaching you, but only three can be closed at once. A faulty security door is also at your disposable, but only use it if necessary. Above all else, survive your shift and make it out alive.
Asylum Night Shift is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 40 ratings.
Even if you lack artistic talent, you’ll be creating awesome 3-D art in no time thanks to the app’s intuitive controls. Draw in 3D starts off with a brief tutorial in order to make sure you understand how to set depth anchors and view different planes. Then put your finger to the screen and start creating. The app allows you to freely rotate and move the camera using two and three finger gestures. Once you have something you’re proud of, you’re able to share a static image or a link to your creation in full 3-D. The app even supports 3-D printing in case you have access to that sort of thing.
Draw in 3d is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.
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.