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Today’s apps gone free: Colordrop, Trigraphy, The Island and more

Today’s apps gone free: Colordrop, Trigraphy, The Island and more

App Bargain Bin
February 23, 2016

Extract and inspect colors, turn your photos into art, and explore a mysterious island 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:

The Island: Castaway® (Full) ($4.99 → Free, 137.6 MB): Explore a mysterious island to find a way back home in this simulation game from G5 Entertainment. It’s a blast for those who enjoy exploring and completing puzzling quests.

Your vacation takes a turn for the worst when your ocean liner is struck by a massive wave and takes on water. The next thing you know, you’re on a beach along with a handful other survivors. You must learn how to fish, hunt for boar, and find rare plants to stay alive. But it’s not just about surviving. You must also explore the island for clues and solve puzzles to find a way back home. The game includes 12 locations, 14 characters to interact with, more than 200 quests to solve, and achievements via Game Center.

The Island: Castaway® (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 222 ratings.

Universal:

Colordrop – Extract and explore colours ($0.99 → Free, 14.5 MB): Extract and inspect the colors around you with Colordrop. It’s ideal for anyone who deals with color, whether that’s for work or play.

Colordrop will help you learn about the colors in your environment. You’re able to snap a photo of anything you want to extract color from or use any photo in your library. Then hold your finger over the photo to pinpoint the exact color, and release to extract. Each extraction includes specifics like a color code, RGB composition, complimentary colors, alternative color spaces, triadic and tetrad colors, and more. Extracted colors can be searched for, copied, shared, and even viewed on Apple Watch.

Colordrop – Extract and explore colours is available for free today only (02/23). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

Trigraphy ($1.99 → Free, 100.8 MB): Turn your photos into digital works of art with Trigraphy. It’ll unleash your creative side.

Trigraphy goes beyond simple photo filters. It’s able to completely transform your original photos using clever drawing algorithms. The app comes with five main effects packages, each with its own collection of presets. You’re able to layer effects, allowing for even more creative possibilities. The app also includes more than 20 textures, a variety of filters, and the ability to blend effects with the original image. Trigraphy includes more than 30 effects in all, with additional ones available via in-app purchase.

Trigraphy is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 102 ratings.

Season of Tree : Story of Animal Friends in Forest ($1.99 → Free, 51.7 MB): Participate in a variety of nature-themed activities in Season of Tree. It’s ideal for children ages three through eight.

Season of Tree will take your child on a magical journey through a forest full of colors and furry creatures. The app includes three mini-games that will help your child develop fine motor skills, improve their number recognition, and comprehend the cycles in nature through drawings. Each activity includes fun sound effects and adorable characters to interact with.

Season of Tree : Story of Animal Friends in Forest is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

iPad:

The Island: Castaway® HD (Full) ($6.99 → Free, 149.7 MB): Explore a mysterious island to find a way back home in this simulation game from G5 Entertainment. It’s a blast for those who enjoy exploring and completing puzzling quests.

Your vacation takes a turn for the worst when your ocean liner is struck by a massive wave and takes on water. The next thing you know, you’re on a beach along with a handful other survivors. You must learn how to fish, hunt for boar, and find rare plants to stay alive. But it’s not just about surviving. You must also explore the island for clues and solve puzzles to find a way back home. The game includes 12 locations, 14 characters to interact with, more than 200 quests to solve, and achievements via Game Center.

The Island: Castaway® HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 650 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
The Island: Castaway® (Full)
The Island: Castaway® (Full)
G5 Entertainment
Free
Colordrop - Extract and explore colors
Colordrop - Extract and explore colors
George Jones
Free
Trigraphy
Trigraphy
Nixes
Free
Season of Tree : Story of Animal Friends in Forest
Season of Tree : Story of Animal Friends in Forest
Yellephant Co., Ltd.
Free
The Island: Castaway® HD (Full)
The Island: Castaway® HD (Full)
G5 Entertainment

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