Today’s apps gone free: TanZen, Notes.xls, HashPhotos and more
The object of the game is to complete the shape in the middle of the screen by using pieces from each side without allowing them to overlap. You’re also able to play at your own pace since there aren’t any timers to worry about. It includes over 567 puzzles, hints, and achievements via Game Center.
TanZen – Relaxing tangram puzzles is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10371 ratings.
Draw Pad’s clean interface allows you to take notes, sketch out your ideas, and create visual concepts in a snap. The app utilizes a real-time drawing engine, ensuring that every stroke you make is saved and synced instantly across all of your iDevices. You’re able to create notebooks for all of your different projects, and organize them just as you see fit.
Draw Pad Pro 2 – Amazing Notepads and Sketchbooks is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.
Hash Photos takes the hassle out of managing large photo and video libraries. Swipe left to right to access the album view where you can narrow down your photos and videos by category or create your own albums. Swipe right to left to narrow down your search even further by month. Tap on a photo to bring it into full view. This view also allows you to edit, share, tag, note, and glance at metadata for your photo. Hash Photos also includes the ability to customize the thumbnail size, and it has two themes to choose from.
HashPhotos is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 39 ratings.
Notes.xls is like having Excel in your pocket. You’re able to use it to calculate daily expenses, track bank accounts, construct budgets, or deal with any other numbers you come across. If you already use Excel on a daily basis, you’ll be happy to know that the syntax formulas work exactly the same. The app also includes two columns, gesture controls, the ability to insert and delete rows, and the ability to share spreadsheets via email.
Notes.xls tiny spreadsheet (Excel edition) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.
When your documents need to be beautifully formatted and shared with the world, there’s Markdown. It allows you to easily create documents using Markdown syntax thanks to its custom keyboard. Your documents can include bold text, headers, links, tables, and more with the tap of a button. Markdown allows you to preview your work to ensure everything is formatted correctly before sharing it as a webpage, posting it to Medium, or simply syncing it with Dropbox.
Markdown – Powerful markdown editor for Medium is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 156 ratings.
A mysterious meteor crash-landed in a small town, and three lifelong friends make the worst decision of their lives by choosing to use it for experiments. When things go wrong, the entire town needs to be evacuated, but two small children have been left behind. It’s up to you as the investigator to not only find the children but also destroy the machine harnessing the power of the meteor and bring the professor to justice. Along the way you’ll have to search 39 locations, hunt for objects in 17 scenes, and solve 21 brain-bending puzzles.
Questerium: Sinister Trinity, Collector’s Edition HD (Full) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.