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Today’s apps gone free: Path On, Hungry Squid, Virtual City and more

Today’s apps gone free: Path On, Hungry Squid, Virtual City and more

App Bargain Bin
November 3, 2015

Add a path of text to your photos, save the universe from an epic collapse, and build and manage a city 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:

Virtual City (Full) ($2.99 → Free, 111.5 MB): Build and manage your very own city in Virtual City. It’s for fans of city building simulation games.

As mayor, you’ll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 50 levels in five states, 18 mission scenarios, 25 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, 25 types of goods to transport, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Virtual City (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1153 ratings.

EasyCost – Expense Tracker and Money organizer ($0.99 → Free, 6.5 MB): Track all of your income and expenses with this beautifully simple finance app. It’s for anyone who needs to know where their money is going without wasting a lot of time signing up for accounts or customizing content.

You’re able to create as many different books as needed. Then just swipe down to add income or an expense. Each entry can include an icon for quick reference, description, and tag. All entries can be edited or deleted at any time. You can also rotate your device into landscape orientation to view statistical charts. The app includes multiple currencies to choose from, eight themes, password protection, and iCloud integration.

EasyCost – Expense Tracker and Money organizer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 147 ratings.

Parking+GPS Locations ($1.99 → Free, 5.1 MB): Always find your way back to your vehicle with this navigation app. It’s really for anyone who drives, whether that’s to work or the grocery store.

With Parking+GPS Locations installed, your vehicle will never again be lost in the parking lot jungle. The app automatically discovers and records the exact address and GPS coordinates of your vehicle. You’re able to attach a photo and note as well. If there’s a parking meter, you can set a timer to ensure it doesn’t expire. When it’s time to head back to your vehicle, the app will point you in the right direction. You’re able to keep a running history of all of your saved locations, share your location details, and even discover points of interest.

Parking+GPS Locations is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 47 ratings.

Universal:

Hungry Squid ($1.99 → Free, 106.7 MB): Save the universe from an epic collapse in Hungry Squid. It’s for fans of logic puzzle games.

Your goal is to get as much of the squid ink off of the grid as possible by rearranging tiles. Tiles have different symbols on them, indicating where the ink will travel from that point on. You must move the tiles as quickly as you can since the clock is always ticking. The game includes six chapters, 90 levels, three modes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Hungry Squid is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Path on – Swipe to Type ($1.99 → Free, 53.7 MB): Add a path of text to your photos with Path On. It’s great for anyone looking to add some context to their photos.

You’re able to import any photo from your library or snap a new one in-app. Then draw a path onto the photo for your text to follow. You can craft a custom message with more than 300 fonts. Your final creations can be shared via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Flickr. The app also includes a variety of ways to adjust your text, 26 photo filters, and a handful of built-in text shapes.

Path on – Swipe to Type is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 631 ratings.

iPad:

Virtual City HD (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 162.1 MB): Build and manage your very own city in Virtual City. It’s for fans of city building simulation games.

As mayor, you’ll be tasked with everything from sending vehicles on delivery routes to upgrading buildings. The game includes 50 levels in five states, 18 mission scenarios, 25 types of goods to transport, more than 50 building types, 25 types of goods to transport, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Virtual City HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 526 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
Virtual City (Full)
Virtual City (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
EasyCost - Expense Tracker and Money organizer
EasyCost - Expense Tracker and Money organizer
The Nanjing MiFeng Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Free
Parking+GPS Locations
Parking+GPS Locations
bioDigits LTD.
Free
Hungry Squid
Hungry Squid
Michal Malewicz
Free
Path on - Swipe to Type
Path on - Swipe to Type
Peta Vision
Free
Virtual City HD (Full)
Virtual City HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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