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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Knots 3D, American Almanac, Mind the Gap and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Knots 3D, American Almanac, Mind the Gap and More

App Bargain Bin
May 18, 2017

Learn how to tie knots, replace your old paper almanac, and learn new words and improve your language skills 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.

Universal:

FancyDays: Light Pro – Event Countdown ($1.99 → Free, 63.4 MB): Count down to all of the events in your life with FancyDays. Those who need helpful reminders.

FancyDays allows you to create an unlimited number of events to count down to. When adding a new event, you’re able to set the category it belongs to and give it a custom background in order to help tell it apart. Each event in your list displays the days remaining until it occurs. You’re able to keep tabs on events through a widget or on your Apple Watch. The app includes passcode protection, iCloud support, 3D Touch support, and multiple themes to choose from.

FancyDays: Light Pro – Event Countdown is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

Mind the Gap! Learn English Language – not just Grammar and Vocabulary ($0.99 → Free, 85.0 MB): Learn new words and improve your language skills while having fun with Mind the Gap. Anyone who enjoys word puzzles.

Mind the Gap takes authentic English text and cuts out words. It’s up to you to reconstruct the missing fragments by trying to understand the context of each sentence. After you’ve done your best, allow Mind the Gap to go over your answers and provide feedback. You can look up unfamiliar words in the dictionary so you don’t make the same mistake twice and go over your personal stats. Mind the Gap includes 15 subject areas and more than 500 pieces of text to work through.

Mind the Gap! Learn English Language – not just Grammar and Vocabulary is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 108 ratings.

Knots 3D ($1.99 → Free, 71.6 MB): Learn how to tie 121 different types of knots with this detailed reference app. Almost everyone will find Knots 3D to be handy at some point.

With Knots 3D, anyone can learn to tie a knot. You’re able to watch each knot tie itself, and you can pause or adjust the speed of the animation at any time. You can also rotate each knot 360 degrees, and zoom in using multitouch gestures. Knots can be broken down by category or class, and they can be added to favorites for quick reference.

Knots 3D is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 3169 ratings.

American Almanac of Astronomy and Weather ($1.99 → Free, 24.8 MB): Replace your old paper almanac with American Almanac of Astronomy and Weather. Anyone interested in the seasons.

American Almanac of Astronomy and Weather is your guide to the cycles and seasons of nature. It features a long range weather forecast along with historical averages. You’re also able to observe sunrise and sunset times, moon phases, celestial events, garden planting dates, odd holidays, historical events, and even astrology data. A favorites section allows you to get a glimpse at the data that matters most.

American Almanac of Astronomy and Weather is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 549 ratings.

Wrestle Jump ($0.99 → Free, 66.8 MB): Smash your opponent’s head into the ground before they do the same to you in Wrestle Jump. Gamers who can appreciate ridiculous action.

Your wrestlers are joined at the arms, and you’re put in control of their legs. Try to tap the button on your side of the screen at just the right moment to gain an advantage and smash your opponent. The first to five smashes wins. The game includes a single-player mode, an endless mode, loads of crazy levels, the ability to watch and record replays, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center

Wrestle Jump is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 2341 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
FancyDays: Light Pro - Event Countdown
FancyDays: Light Pro - Event Countdown
Feng Mi
Free
Mind the Gap!  Learn English Language – not just Grammar and Vocabulary
Mind the Gap! Learn English Language – not just Grammar and Vocabulary
science-to-touch
Free
Knots 3D
Knots 3D
Nynix
Free
American Almanac of Astronomy and Weather
American Almanac of Astronomy and Weather
National Spork LLC
Free
Wrestle Jump
Wrestle Jump
Otto-Ville Ojala

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