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Today’s apps gone free: Spirit, InstaPlace, Brainsparker and more

Today’s apps gone free: Spirit, InstaPlace, Brainsparker and more

App Bargain Bin
December 25, 2015

Distort space to destroy your enemies, share your travels, and spark your creativity 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:

Spirit ($0.99 → Free, 11.8 MB): Distort space to force your enemies into a different dimension in this retro-inspired arcade game. It’s for those who are tired of the same old arcade space shooters.

You’re able to guide Spirit around the screen with the tip of your finger. Quickly maneuver Spirit in a circular motion to create portals and suck your enemies into another dimension. You can earn combo points by destroying multiple enemies at once and by linking multiple portals. The game includes three modes, customizable controls, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Spirit is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1257 ratings.

Gif Me! Camera – Animated Gif & Moving Pictures ($0.99 → Free, 15.1 MB): Create and share animated GIFs with Gif Me. It’s for those who love sharing on social media.

Gif Me allows you to capture video three different ways: normal, multi-record, and stop motion. You’re also able to import photos or videos from your library. During the editing process you’re able to add and cut out frames, add filters, adjust the lighting, apply text and stickers, change the playback speed, and add a frame.

Gif Me! Camera – Animated Gif & Moving Pictures is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 45 ratings.

InstaPlace ($2.99 → Free, 30.5 MB): Add some context to your photos and videos with InstaPlace. It’s the perfect app for the traveling photographer.

It allows you to place your current location, the local time, captions, and other custom data over the top of your photos and videos. You’re able to capture a new photo or video in-app or import one form your library. Skins can be added by swiping through the vast library, and you can reposition them at either the top or bottom to avoid blocking your subject. Your new creations can be shared via Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. InstaPlace has more than 70 built-in skins, including dynamic ones that adapt to your day.

InstaPlace is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2390 ratings.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 366.5 MB): Investigate a brutal murder and try to bring the killer to justice in this hidden objects adventure game. It’s for casual gamers who enjoy searching for objects at their own pace.

Help detectives Turino and Lamonte discover clues at crime scenes, interrogate suspects, and solve puzzles to find the serial murderer known only as the Engagement Killer. The game includes 44 locations to examine, 22 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 56 ratings.

Universal:

Monster Math 2 Pro – Learning Math Drills For Classrooms ($5.99 → Free, 147.7 MB): Your child can work on their mental math skills with Monster Math. It’s ideal for any child who needs to learn and practice addition, subtraction, division, times tables, factors, multiples, and prime numbers.

Maxx’s friend Dextra has been kidnapped by evil monsters. Your child must help him explore new worlds, battle enemies, and find allies in order to get her back by solving math problems. The app’s intelligent math trainer system automatically adjusts the difficulty depending on your child’s ability, and the disembodied voice will ensure they’re always aware of the task at hand.

Monster Math 2 Pro – Learning Math Drills For Classrooms is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

UniWar ($0.99 → Free, 43.7 MB): Build up your army and take down your opponents in this classic turn-based strategy game. It’s perfect for fans of games like Advanced Wars.

UniWar is multiplayer gaming at its best thanks to its bustling online community. You must take turns with your opponent building up your army, and then unleash your units upon your foes. The game has three character races to choose from, each with eight types of units. Each race plays differently, so you must utilize their strengths and mask their deficiencies in order to win. The terrain also has an effect on the gameplay, blocking lines of sight and creating dangerous paths to travel through. UniWar also includes 10,000 user created maps to choose from, in-game chat, and the ability to play up to 20 games at once.

UniWar is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 12961 ratings.

Glow Puzzle ($0.99 → Free, 16.9 MB): You’re going to be glowing with satisfaction after conquering these challenging puzzles. It’s for gamers who enjoy casual logic-based puzzles.

The object of the game is to connect all of the dots in each puzzle without reusing any completed paths. Just tap to pick a point and tap another to connect them. The game includes more than 950 puzzles, a glowing neon theme, animated solutions, and achievements via Game Center.

Glow Puzzle is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2170 ratings.

Brainsparker – inspirational prompts to boost creativity, creative thinking and innovation and to brainstorm new ideas. ($2.99 → Free, 24.4 MB): Boost your creativity and brainstorm new ideas with this productivity app. It has so many different applications that it can be used by everyone from coaches and teachers to writers and business managers.

Today only: Unlock all of Brainsparker’s card packs free of charge! Simply launch the app and choose the VIP Pass from the My Collections menu. You’ll be asked to confirm your action, which will unlock every single card pack Brainsparker has to offer.

Brainsparker works as your personal creativity coach. Whenever you’re facing a challenge in your life just call up Brainsparker, shuffle the cards, tap on one, and unblock your mind. Cards can include quotes, images, actions, and trigger words. Basic anything to get your creativity flowing. Cards can be favorited and shared. You’re also able to select specific card packs to include in each shuffle depending on your challenge.

Brainsparker – inspirational prompts to boost creativity, creative thinking and innovation and to brainstorm new ideas. is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 49 ratings.

iPad:

Spirit for iPad ($0.99 → Free, 12.1 MB): Distort space to force your enemies into a different dimension in this retro-inspired arcade game. It’s for those who are tired of the same old arcade space shooters.

You’re able to guide Spirit around the screen with the tip of your finger. Quickly maneuver Spirit in a circular motion to create portals and suck your enemies into another dimension. You can earn combo points by destroying multiple enemies at once and by linking multiple portals. The game includes three modes, customizable controls, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Spirit for iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 614 ratings.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 778.6 MB): Investigate a brutal murder and try to bring the killer to justice in this hidden objects adventure game. It’s for casual gamers who enjoy searching for objects at their own pace.

Help detectives Turino and Lamonte discover clues at crime scenes, interrogate suspects, and solve puzzles to find the serial murderer known only as the Engagement Killer. The game includes 44 locations to examine, 22 mini-games, and achievements via Game Center.

Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 83 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
Spirit
Spirit
Marco Mazzoli
Free
UniWar
UniWar
TBS Games LLC
Free
Gif Me! Camera - Animated Gif & Moving Pictures
Gif Me! Camera - Animated Gif & Moving Pictures
pierre gougelet
Free
InstaPlace
InstaPlace
byss mobile
Free
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full)
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
Monster Math 2 Pro - Learning Math Drills For Classrooms
Monster Math 2 Pro - Learning Math Drills For Classrooms
Makkajai Edu Tech Private Limited
Free
Glow Puzzle
Glow Puzzle
Nexx Studio
Free
Brainsparker – creativity app for brainstorming new ideas, writing, creative thinking and innovation.
Brainsparker – creativity app for brainstorming new ideas, writing, creative thinking and innovation.
Goddard International Limited
Free
Spirit for iPad
Spirit for iPad
Marco Mazzoli
Free
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full)
Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill™ HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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