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Today’s apps gone free: Foxcard, Windy, FullControl and more

Today’s apps gone free: Foxcard, Windy, FullControl and more

App Bargain Bin
July 14, 2015

Digitize business cards, relax to the sound of wind, and control your Mac remotely 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:

Tadaa SLR ($3.99 → Free, 21.4 MB): Take fantastic SLR-quality photos with Tadaa SLR. It’s designed for those who want to put their subject in focus.

Tadaa SLR does most of the heavy lifting for you, but it includes a handful of powerful editing features that will please even the most seasoned iPhoneographers. After taking your photo you’re able to apply a mask to your subject manually or have Tadaa SLR detect the edges automatically. The aperture, highlight and gloss levels, and range of your blur effect can be adjusted via sliders. Circular, linear, and complete blur options are available as well. With your subject fully in focus and background blurred out, go ahead and add some filters before sharing it.

Tadaa SLR is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 80 ratings.

Foxcard pro & business card reader & business card scanner & visiting card ($6.99 → Free, 30.1 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 for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 61 ratings.

Universal:

FullControl ($1.99 → Free, 6.0 MB): Turn your iDevice into a powerful remote control for your Mac with FullControl. It’s ideal for those who have their Mac hooked up to a large display like a television.

FullControl truly provides you with full control over your Mac. You’re not limited to a single Mac application. It’s able to control every last one. First make sure to download the free companion app from the developer’s website. Then launch FullControl and your Mac should appear as a connecting point. FullControl allows you to launch apps by default, but you can also add custom commands and share them with others. The app also includes a remote keyboard, touchpad, and numerical pad along with quick links to screen brightness and volume

FullControl is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 75 ratings.

Orby Widgets – To Make Notification Center Even More Useful ($0.99 → Free, 13.0 MB): Orby will tell you everything you need to know about your iDevice right from within Notification Center. It’s a useful app for iOS 8 users who want to keep tabs on things like storage space and data usage. It’s also great for quick app launching.

The app now includes 12 different Notification Center widgets: App Launcher, Conversations, Calculator, Memory, CPU, Storage, Battery, Share, Speed Call, Network, Network Addresses, and Runtime. To add any or all of the widgets, simply scroll all of the way down to the bottom of Notification Center and tap on the “Edit” button. You can arrange the widgets however you wish. Some of the widgets include customizable settings and colorful themes.

Orby Widgets – To Make Notification Center Even More Useful is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 87 ratings.

Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate with natural white noise sounds ($2.99 → Free, 89.6 MB): Block out the world with the sound of wind with Windy. It’s ideal for those who have enjoyed any of Taptanium’s other relaxation apps like Sunny and Thunderspace.

Windy combines natural wind recordings with stunning artwork to help you sleep, relax, study, or meditate. It utilizes stereoscopic 3-D audio that’s optimized for headphones, so you can drift off into your own little world. The six natural wind recordings can be mixed with rain, river sounds, birds, and crickets. There’s also a whimsical story embedded within the app, allowing you to follow Windy on her journey to breathtaking locations.

Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate with natural white noise sounds is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1428 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
FullControl
FullControl
Francesco Burelli
Free
Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate with natural white noise sounds
Windy ~ Sleep Relax Meditate with natural white noise sounds
Franz Bruckhoff
Free
Orby Widgets - To Make Notification Center Even More Useful
Orby Widgets - To Make Notification Center Even More Useful
Monis Manzoor
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
Tadaa SLR
Tadaa SLR
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