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Today’s apps gone free: PDF Forms, Tiny Airport, WatchNotes and more

Today’s apps gone free: PDF Forms, Tiny Airport, WatchNotes and more

App Bargain Bin
July 19, 2015

Annotate and sign PDF Forms, explore a Tiny Airport, and take notes and record tasks from your wrist with today’s collection of apps and games.

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:

Frame Blur for Instagram ($1.99 → Free, 6.1 MB): Make your photos stand out with Frame Blur. It’s ideal for those who post photos to Instagram.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or camera roll. Then choose one of the 15 elegant frame shapes. The colors of your photo will be embedded into the dynamically generated blurred background. You can also reposition your photo to ensure your subject is highlighted. When everything is to your liking, export and share your unique creation via Instagram or email.

Frame Blur for Instagram is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 21 ratings.

ColorStrokes ($1.99 → Free, 16.9 MB): Make your photos pop by splashing them with only the colors you want with ColorStrokes. It’s for those who have something to highlight in their photo.

The more time you spend with ColorStrokes, the more you’ll get out of it. Start off by cropping your photo down to size. You can then change the entire tone of your photo and adjust its parameters. Put your finger to the screen to color in subjects or sections of your photo, or return them to their original state. The app allows you to zoom in closely and pan around your photo, and you can adjust the size, softness, and opacity of your brush to paint with more detail. Your finished creations can be saved or shared via your favorite social networks.

ColorStrokes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 572 ratings.

WatchNotes – Notes/Memo/Todo/Checklist for Apple Watch ($0.99 → Free, 964.1 KB): Take notes and record tasks from your wrist with WatchNotes. It’s ideal for both iOS 8 users and Apple Watch owners.

WatchNotes is simple and effective. The app is broken down into separate sections for notes and tasks. You can add to either section from within the app itself, but what really makes it special is its Apple Watch and iOS 8 integration. WatchNotes’ Apple Watch app not only allows you to view all notes and tasks, but also create your own using dictation. If you’re running iOS 8, you’re able to create new notes and tasks via a Today widget as well. All content can be shared via email or Messages.

WatchNotes – Notes/Memo/Todo/Checklist for Apple Watch is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Universal:

Shape Tracer | Learn to Draw Shapes ($0.99 → Free, 10.5 MB): Children can learn the names of basic shapes and how to draw them with Shape Tracer. It’s great for children ages one through five.

Shape Tracer includes 11 different shapes to learn the names of and trace. Each shape is traced and pronounced when selected. Your child must then drag the slider around the shape to trace it themselves. When complete, the shape will animate and the process will restart. You can jump to other included shapes via the toolbar at the bottom.

Shape Tracer | Learn to Draw Shapes is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

PDF Forms ($8.99 → Free, 26.7 MB): This business app makes working with PDF documents while on the go a breeze. It’s for those who need to fill out, sign, and annotate PDFs.

It allows you to import PDF documents from a variety of sources including Google Drive, Dropbox, and your computer via iTunes File Sharing. You can then fill out forms, add comments, highlight important items, apply stamps, and add your signature to any PDF document. You’re also able to split documents, reorder pages, duplicate and rename, and zip them. PDF documents can be shared via email, Dropbox, and Google Drive, or they can be printed via AirPrint.

PDF Forms is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1120 ratings.

Tiny Airport – Toddler’s Seek & Find Activity Book. ($2.99 → Free, 300.2 MB): The Tiny Airport is waiting for your children to explore in this seek and find activity book. It’s designed for children ages three through six.

Tiny Airport features three separate scenes that are intended to flesh out the story. Each scene is loaded with around 30 hidden adventures and chances to uncover surprises. Your child will be sorting luggage, assisting passengers, checking engines, and even flying planes. Tap on the circle near the bottom of the screen to view all of the possible interactions in the selected scene.

Tiny Airport – Toddler’s Seek & Find Activity Book. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 36 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
Frame Blur for Instagram
Frame Blur for Instagram
Stanislav Shpak
Free
ColorStrokes
ColorStrokes
MacPhun LLC
Free
WatchNotes - Notes/Memo/Todo/Checklist for Apple Watch
WatchNotes - Notes/Memo/Todo/Checklist for Apple Watch
Newkline Co., Ltd.
Free
Tiny Airport - Toddler's Seek & Find Activity Book.
Tiny Airport - Toddler's Seek & Find Activity Book.
wonderkind GmbH
Free
PDF Forms
PDF Forms
Darsoft Inc.
Free
Shape Tracer | Learn to Draw Shapes
Shape Tracer | Learn to Draw Shapes
Red Ape Mobile

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