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Today’s apps gone free: Outline, Tiny Farm, Numberlys and more

Today’s apps gone free: Outline, Tiny Farm, Numberlys and more

App Bargain Bin
November 27, 2015

Store your thoughts and ideas in digital notebooks, explore a Tiny Farm, and learn about the origins of the alphabet 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:

NodeBeat – Playful Music for All Ages ($1.99 → Free, 9.3 MB): A node-based audio sequencer and generative music app. Everyone from young children to their grandparents will enjoy creating music with NodeBeat.

Drag different nodes all around the screen and connect them to each other to create pulsing sounds. There’s no wrong way to go about it, so just have fun. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, all 12 musical key signatures, and the ability to record and send your tunes via email.

NodeBeat – Playful Music for All Ages is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 490 ratings.

aNote – Screenshot note ($2.99 → Free, 4.9 MB): Mark up screenshots and photos with aNote. This handy extension is perfect for those who constantly find themselves in need of sharing annotations.

Apple’s extensions in iOS 8 can come in handy, especially when they come in the form of aNote. Whenever you need to point out something on a website or within a photo, simply tap the share button within Safari or Photos and activate the aNote extension. You can then annotate the shot by drawing all over it with a variety of colors, adding shapes, or adding text. Your annotated shots can be saved or shared. It’s remarkably simple, but if you’ve never used an extension within iOS 8 before, aNote comes with a quick set of instructions to help you out.

aNote – Screenshot note is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

Universal:

System Monitor – Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space. ($0.99 → Free, 11.2 MB): Keep a close eye on your iDevice’s battery life, memory usage, storage space, and running processes with this utility app. It’s ideal for anyone worried about the performance of their iDevice.

System Monitor is one of the most comprehensive and accurate apps in the genre. You’re able to switch between views via tabs at the bottom of the screen. You’re also able to get a more detailed look at your memory and battery usage with a double-tap. The app also includes other detailed information like your IP address, MAC address, UDID, last boot time, and iOS version.

System Monitor – Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 645 ratings.

Pizza Vs. Skeletons ($4.99 → Free, 396.4 MB): Take control of a 25-foot-tall pizza and smash through hordes of undead in Pizza Vs. Skeletons. It’s for fans of platformers.

You’re able to control your pizza using tilt and touch controls. Roll over your enemies, demolish entire structures, smash into the ground to flip over anything that can harm you, and basically do whatever is necessary to keep rolling along safely. The game includes 120 levels, three challenges in each level, loads of pizza customization options, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pizza Vs. Skeletons is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2239 ratings.

MacID ($3.99 → Free, 2.1 MB): Unlock any and all of your Macs with your iDevice with MacID. It’s great for home or office settings were security and privacy are necessary.

MacID is all about making your Mac more secure. It leaves you free to set a longer and more secure password by allowing you to unlock your Mac with just your fingerprint or iDevice passcode. It also allows you to manually lock, auto-lock, and wake your Mac when you’ve returned via a nifty proximity setting. MacID is more than just a lock and key, however. It provides you with audio playback controls, the ability to share clipboard content between your iDevice and your Mac, and the ability to authorize tasks that require a password.

MacID is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 451 ratings.

Numberlys ($5.99 → Free, 229.4 MB): Learn all about the origin of the alphabet in Numberlys. It’s for children and adults with an appetite for discovery.

Once upon a time there was no alphabet. Just numbers. That’s where the story begins in this epic adventure. Numberlys is part mystery, part game, and part animated film. Each chapter is filled with fun characters and interactions to discover, so just follow along with the narration and enjoy.

Numberlys is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 282 ratings.

Tiny Farm – Animals, Tractors and Adventures! ($0.99 → Free, 151.3 MB): The Tiny Farm is waiting for your child to explore in this entertainment app. It’s designed for children ages two through six.

Tiny Farm allows your child to explore life in the country. It features four separate interactive scenes with more than 90 hidden adventures and chances to uncover surprises. Your child will be planting crops, feeding animals, riding ponies, fixing equipment, and more. Tap on the circle near the bottom of the screen to view all of the possible interactions in the scene.

Tiny Farm – Animals, Tractors and Adventures! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 97 ratings.

iPad:

NodeBeat HD ($2.99 → Free, 8.8 MB): A node-based audio sequencer and generative music app. Everyone from young children to their grandparents will enjoy creating music with NodeBeat HD.

Drag different nodes all around the screen and connect them to each other to create pulsing sounds. There’s no wrong way to go about it, so just have fun. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, all 12 musical key signatures, and the ability to record and send your tunes via email.

NodeBeat HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 501 ratings.

Outline+ (with OneNote Compatibility) ($5.99 → Free, 62.7 MB): Store your thoughts and ideas with Outline+. It’s for students, teachers, business professionals, and anyone else in need of a notebook.

Outline+ can be whatever you want it to be. You’re able to sketch ideas, organize notes, annotate documents, keep a journal, and so much more. It has a wide variety of built-in pens, highlighters, styles, tables, and formatting options to choose from. It also includes Pogo and JotScript support. Your notebooks can be encrypted, exported as PDFs, and shared to the cloud.

Outline+ (with OneNote Compatibility) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1282 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
NodeBeat - Playful Music for All Ages
NodeBeat - Playful Music for All Ages
AffinityBlue
Free
System Monitor - Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space.
System Monitor - Battery Health, Free Memory, Used Space.
Tekton Technologies (P) Ltd.
Free
aNote - Screenshot note
aNote - Screenshot note
withnamu
Free
MacID
MacID
Kane Cheshire
Free
Tiny Farm - Animals, Tractors and Adventures!
Tiny Farm - Animals, Tractors and Adventures!
wonderkind GmbH
Free
Pizza Vs. Skeletons
Pizza Vs. Skeletons
Riverman Media LLC
Free
Outline+ (with OneNote Compatibility)
Outline+ (with OneNote Compatibility)
Gorillized
Free
NodeBeat HD
NodeBeat HD
AffinityBlue
Free
Numberlys
Numberlys
Moonbot Studios

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