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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Fonta, Star Rover, Pinochle and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Fonta, Star Rover, Pinochle and More

App Bargain Bin
July 31, 2017

Add stylish text to photos, turn your iDevice into a portable planetarium, and play Pinochle 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:

Fonta – Typography design ( Cool fonts & Artwork ) ($0.99 → Free, 23.4 MB): Add stylish text to your favorite photos with Fonta. Those who want to tell a story with their photos.

Fonta has a ridiculous amount of text options, allowing you to stand out from the crowd. Before you get to that point, however, you can edit your original photo by cropping, rotating, framing, filtering, and blurring it. Then come up with a message you want to drive home, and place it wherever you like on your photo. You’re able to select from a wide variety of fonts, colors, opacity levels, and even layer your text. There are also loads of frame and artwork options to choose from. Fonta allows you to share your creations via Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Fonta – Typography design ( Cool fonts & Artwork ) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 218 ratings.

Star Rover – Stargazing and Night Sky Watching ($1.99 → Free, 32.3 MB): Turn your iPhone into a portable planetarium with Star Rover. Aspiring astronomers.

To search the sky, just hold your iPhone up in the air and Star Rover will tell you what you’re looking at. The app is able to calculate all objects in the sky in real-time, resulting in moon phases, planet positions, stars, and other objects appearing just the same as the real ones. Star Rover includes 120,000 stars, all 88 constellations, planets and their moons, the ability to manually search the sky, and detailed info for all items.

Star Rover – Stargazing and Night Sky Watching is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 575 ratings.

Universal:

Todokit – Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner ($1.99 → Free, 5.9 MB): Organize daily tasks with Todokit. Those with a lot on their plate.

No matter the task, Todokit will help you get it done. You’re able to add a new project with a downward swipe. Projects can be color-coded and have a parent. You can then add tasks with different levels of priority and urgency. Projects can be synced across all of your devices using iCloud.

Todokit – Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 56 ratings.

TodoCal – Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner ($1.99 → Free, 44.8 MB): Get a good look at what’s on your schedule today with ToDoCal. Anyone in need of a more visual way to manage life’s tasks.

ToDoCal allows you to focus on your tasks day-by-day. You’re able to add as many tasks and subtasks as you like to the drawer at the bottom of the screen. To schedule them, simply drag and drop them onto the dates that you’re planning to work on them. Tasks can be moved around at will, allowing for complete flexibility.

TodoCal – Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 38 ratings.

Pinochle HD ($1.99 → Free, 33.4 MB): Rediscover the joy of a classic card game with Pinochle HD. Those who love card games.

You’re able to play against computer-controlled players or against your friends locally or online. Before each game you’re able to decide whether you want to play the modern or classic version, how big your deck will be, and how many cards can be passed. If you’re new to Pinochle, don’t worry, the game includes full instructions and an extensive hint system that will explain each move. The game also includes three difficulty settings, complete statistics, six layouts to choose from, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Pinochle HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1588 ratings.

iPad:

Star Rover HD – Stargazing and Night Sky Watching ($1.99 → Free, 38.8 MB): Turn your iPad into a portable planetarium with Star Rover HD. Aspiring astronomers.

To search the sky, just hold your iPad up in the air and Star Rover HD will tell you what you’re looking at. The app is able to calculate all objects in the sky in real-time, resulting in moon phases, planet positions, stars, and other objects appearing just the same as the real ones. Star Rover HD includes 120,000 stars, all 88 constellations, planets and their moons, the ability to manually search the sky, and detailed info for all items.

Star Rover HD – Stargazing and Night Sky Watching is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 504 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
Star Rover - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
Star Rover - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
EEFan Inc.
Free
Fonta - Typography design ( Cool fonts & Artwork )
Fonta - Typography design ( Cool fonts & Artwork )
ThirtyFive Inc.
Free
Pinochle HD
Pinochle HD
WildCard Games
Free
TodoCal - Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner
TodoCal - Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner
Picup Inc.
Free
Todokit - Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner
Todokit - Todo List, Task Manager, Daily Planner
Picup Inc.
Free
Star Rover HD - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
Star Rover HD - Stargazing and Night Sky Watching
EEFan Inc.

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