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Today’s apps gone free: Smart PDF Scanner, ArtRage, Worldly and more

Today’s apps gone free: Smart PDF Scanner, ArtRage, Worldly and more

App Bargain Bin
July 10, 2015

Scan documents while on the go, show off your artistic side, and test your knowledge of the world 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:

Reiner Knizia’s Yoku-Gami ($4.99 → Free, 15.8 MB): Clear all of the numbers from the board in this puzzle game from the mind of award-winning game designer, Dr. Reiner Knizia. It’s the perfect puzzle game for the whole family thanks to its use of math.

Yoki needs your help clearing numbers. To accomplish this task, you must slide your finger over adjacent number tiles to group them up. The largest number in your group must equal the total of all of the other numbers to perform a successful turn. Try to clear entire rows and columns, because that’s the only way you’ll receive new numbers. The game includes three modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Reiner Knizia’s Yoku-Gami is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 83 ratings.

ArtRage for iPhone ($1.99 → Free, 11.6 MB): Show off your artistic side with ArtRage. It’s for artists who want a canvas available whenever inspiration strikes.

ArtRage’s drawing and painting tools offer a variety of customization options, allowing you to blend, smear, and texture your colors. You’re able to control each layer, trace images, and undo and redo strokes as well. The app also includes an advanced color picker, and a wide selection of tutorials to help you take full advantage of every last feature.

ArtRage for iPhone is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 22 ratings.

Smart PDF Scanner Pro ($1.99 → Free, 4.7 MB): Ditch your home or office scanner and utilize your iDevice instead with Smart PDF Scanner Pro. It’s ideal for business professionals and anyone else in need of turning physical documents into digital copies.

Smart PDF Scanner Pro is perfect for all your scanning needs. Its powerful capturing and rendering engine ensures you’ll come out with crystal clear scans every time. It’s able to automatically detect the edges of your document, and you can manually change the parameters afterward if need be. Smart PDF Scanner Pro utilizes a simple tagging system, allowing you to color code categories and properly sort your scans. Scans can be shared via email or AirDrop, or you can upload them to the cloud.

Smart PDF Scanner Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 30 ratings.

Bloom Box ($1.99 → Free, 20.5 MB): Blast boxes to cause blossoming chain reactions in Bloom Box. It’s ideal for logic-based puzzle game fans.

You’re provided with a limited amount of boxes in each level. Some boxes can be moved while others can not. Strategically reposition the boxes around the level in order to cause a chain reaction of blossoming flowers to collect all of the stars. The game includes four environments, 120 levels, and achievements via Game Center.

Bloom Box is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

Universal:

Matching – Two Player Card Game ($0.99 → Free, 11.5 MB): A memory training game for your little ones. It’s ideal for parents who enjoy playing games with their children. It’s also great for a classroom setting.

They’re able to play eight, 12, and 20 card games. The 20 card game option is only available on iPad, however. They’re also able to pick from 10 different card types. When the game begins, all your child has to do is tap on a downward facing card to reveal it and try to match it with another as quickly as possible. After a game has completed, they’ll see a message of success and a new game will begin. The iPad version of Matching also includes a two player split screen mode to double the fun.

Matching – Two Player Card Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

The Journey Down: Chapter One ($4.99 → Free, 381.4 MB): Follow along as Bwana and Kito try to uncover the fate of their long lost father, Captain Kaonandodo, in this point-and-click adventure game. It’s ideal for gamers who enjoy twisting tales and jazzy music.

The Journey Down is more than a good story, it’s a work of art. It features gorgeous hand painted environments and a colorful cast of characters. You’re able to interact with items on the screen in a variety of ways, and you can tap and drag your finger to reveal hot spots. Once you’ve completed the first leg of your journey, check out The Journey Down: Chapter Two!

The Journey Down: Chapter One is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 885 ratings.

Worldly ($2.99 → Free, 49.9 MB): Improve your knowledge of the world and have a blast doing it in this educational trivia game. It’s for gamers young and old who want to improve their worldly knowledge.

Join Sir Maxwell Worldly as he travels on his hot air balloon to explore the world. As you fly round the planet, you’ll be asked all sorts of trivia questions regarding locations, flags, currencies, and more. To earn a high score, you’ll have to be quick and accurate with your answers. You are, however, able to adjust the difficulty level based on your knowledge level.

Worldly is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

iPad:

Reiner Knizia’s Yoku-Gami HD ($4.99 → Free, 49.4 MB): Clear all of the numbers from the board in this puzzle game from the mind of award-winning game designer, Dr. Reiner Knizia. It’s the perfect puzzle game for the whole family thanks to its use of math.

Yoki needs your help clearing numbers. To accomplish this task, you must slide your finger over adjacent number tiles to group them up. The largest number in your group must equal the total of all of the other numbers to perform a successful turn. Try to clear entire rows and columns, because that’s the only way you’ll receive new numbers. The game includes three modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Reiner Knizia’s Yoku-Gami HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 81 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
Reiner Knizia's Yoku-Gami
Reiner Knizia's Yoku-Gami
Meritum Soft d.o.o.
Free
ArtRage for iPhone
ArtRage for iPhone
Ambient Design Ltd.
Free
Smart PDF Scanner Pro
Smart PDF Scanner Pro
Qrayon, LLC
Free
Bloom Box
Bloom Box
Nexx Studio
Free
Matching - Two Player Card Game
Matching - Two Player Card Game
Ellie's Games, LLC
Free
The Journey Down: Chapter One
The Journey Down: Chapter One
SkyGoblin
Free
Worldly
Worldly
Supergonk Ltd.
Free
Reiner Knizia's Yoku-Gami HD
Reiner Knizia's Yoku-Gami HD
Meritum Soft d.o.o.

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