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Today’s apps gone free: Pet First Aid, Popkick, Living Planet and more

Today’s apps gone free: Pet First Aid, Popkick, Living Planet and more

App Bargain Bin
April 26, 2015

Care for your dog or cat, add some pop to your photos, and turn your photos or videos into tiny planets with today’s collection of apps.

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:

Popkick – Colorful Camera ($2.99 → Free, 24.7 MB): Add some pop to your photos with this vibrant effects app. It’s ideal for anyone who enjoys Warhol-esque pop art.

It allows you to create wall-worthy pop art with almost no effort at all. Just import a photo from your library or take a new one within the app. An effect will be applied at random, and then you can tweak it to your liking. You can really get creative by spinning the color wheel and adding a parallax shift. The app includes a total of 12 pop effects, five combinable enhancements, and two border types. Your final creations can be shared via email, Messages, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Popkick – Colorful Camera is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 55 ratings.

Parkbud – Parking & Travel Guide ($2.99 → Free, 33.9 MB): Never again forget where you parked or to add money to your parking meter with this handy utility app. It’s ideal for those who utilize street parking and parking garages.

Parkbud will save you time and money. Set the timer and then choose when you want to be notified that your parking meter is about to expire. When it’s time to fill your meter, the app’s main screen will display all of the necessary information in an easy to read format. The app also includes a built-in flashlight and compass, local search and directions, and the ability to attach photos and notes.

Parkbud – Parking & Travel Guide is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 176 ratings.

Foxcard pro & business card reader & business card scanner & visiting card ($6.99 → Free, 23.7 MB): Finally do something with that stack of business cards you’ve been holding on to with Foxcard Pro. It’s ideal for business professionals, especially those who frequent trade shows.

It allows you to digitize all of the business cards you’ve collected over the years and safely store them in your contacts. To scan a card, just lay it on a contrasting surface and align it within the frame. The more light, the better. Then snap a photo of the business card and Foxcard Pro will automatically pull all of the text. You’re able to edit the text manually as well if necessary. You can then organize your scanned cards by type and search for them by keyword.

Foxcard pro & business card reader & business card scanner & visiting card is available for free today only (04/26). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 33 ratings.

Pet First Aid by American Red Cross ($0.99 → Free, 41.3 MB): Make sure your furry family members are taken care of with this reference app. It’s ideal for both dog and cat owners.

Pet First Aid has it all. Before you do anything, make sure to add profiles for each of your pets and the contact information for their veterinarian. You’re then able to learn everything there is to know about everyday emergencies for your four legged friend including what to do when they’ve consumed something they shouldn’t have, how to care for wounds, and what to do if they’re having breathing problems or have collapsed. Each entry has detailed step-by-step instructions. The app also includes tips on how to prepare and protect your pet’s health, quizzes, and location data for the nearest vet hospitals.

Pet First Aid by American Red Cross is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

Universal:

Living Planet – Tiny Planet Videos and Photos ($1.99 → Free, 46.9 MB): Create tiny planets from your photos or videos with this entertaining photography app. It’s for anyone looking to do something more than add a few filters and effects to their photos.

We love how easy Living Planet makes it to take your photos and videos from boring to extraordinary. You’re able to import content from your library or capture a new photo or video from within the app. Living Planet will then automatically transform your chosen content into a tiny, circular planet. An inverted wormhole options is also available.

Living Planet – Tiny Planet Videos and Photos is available for free today only (04/26). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 110 ratings.

iPad:

Chemio – A Student’s Chemical Reference ($1.99 → Free, 10.8 MB): Your child can get to know their elements with this powerful chemical reference app. It’s for more advanced students with a desire for science.

With Chemio, so much chemical information is available at your fingertips. Tap on an element to view detailed information including its name, atomic mass, electron configuration, atomic radius, density, molar volume, melting and boiling temperatures, and much more. Specific groups of elements can be highlighted to make discovery easier. The app also includes a solubility table, molar mass calculator, and interactive electron configuration models.

Chemio – A Student’s Chemical Reference is available for free today only (04/26). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 144 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
Popkick - Colorful Camera
Popkick - Colorful Camera
Pixabi
Free
Parkbud - Parking & Travel Guide
Parkbud - Parking & Travel Guide
Wunderstadt GmbH
Free
Pet First Aid by American Red Cross
Pet First Aid by American Red Cross
American Red Cross
Free
Foxcard pro & business card reader & business card scanner & visiting card
Foxcard pro & business card reader & business card scanner & visiting card
Xiamen Worldscan Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Free
Living Planet - Tiny Planet Videos and Photos
Living Planet - Tiny Planet Videos and Photos
Samer Azzam
Free
Chemio - A Student's Chemical Reference
Chemio - A Student's Chemical Reference
AppBit Software, LLC

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