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Today’s Apps Gone Free: SamCard, Giflay, Deflecto and More

Today’s Apps Gone Free: SamCard, Giflay, Deflecto and More

App Bargain Bin
February 26, 2018

Digitize business cards, share GIFs, and defend tiny cities from menacing clouds 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.


SamCard Pro-business card scanner&reader&visiting ($3.99 → Free, 13.4 MB): Digitize and archive business cards with SamCard. Business professionals.

Stop wasting time manually adding business card information to your personal database. Instead, snap a photo and let SamCard do all of the work for you. The app is able to automatically recognize business card text and add it to the appropriate fields. Just make sure you have the business card in good lighting. SamCard’s anti-shake photo shooting mode should also help you achieve fantastic results.

SamCard Pro-business card scanner&reader&visiting is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 368 ratings.


Windy ~ Natural White Noise ($0.99 → Free, 91.3 MB): Block out the world with the sound of wind with Windy. Those who have enjoyed any of Taptanium’s other relaxation apps like Away, Sunny, and Thunderspace.

Windy combines natural wind recordings with stunning artwork to help you sleep, relax, study, or meditate. It utilizes stereoscopic 3-D audio that’s optimized for headphones, so you can drift off into your own little world. The six natural wind recordings can be mixed with rain, river sounds, birds, and crickets. There’s also a whimsical story embedded within the app, allowing you to follow Windy on her journey to breathtaking locations.

Windy ~ Natural White Noise is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 5635 ratings.

Giflay – GIF Viewer ($1.99 → Free, 6.5 MB): Giflay is the best way to view and organize all of the GIFs. AppsGoneFree users who are total GIF fanatics.

Giflay is all about simplicity. It automatically grabs all of the GIFs from your photo library and presents them in a large scrollable grid. GIFs can be imported from your computer over Wi-Fi as well. You’re able to play GIFs, zoom in, and view them frame-by-frame. Your GIFs can also be gathered into albums and passcode protected. The app also includes eight color themes, the ability to open GIFs in other apps, and the ability to share GIFs.

Giflay – GIF Viewer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 146 ratings.

Deflecto ($0.99 → Free, 127.5 MB): Defend tiny cities from menacing clouds in Deflecto. Fans of arcade games.

Deflecto is Missile Command for the mobile generation. The clouds above the city send objects raining down, threatening the civilization. It’s up to you to fling them back towards the clouds and eventually destroy them. The more clouds you destroy, the faster they will become. Try to avoid deflecting important power-ups because they will be lost forever. The game includes nine levels.

Deflecto is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 28 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.


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 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

SamCard Pro-business card scanner&reader&visiting
SamCard Pro-business card scanner&reader&visiting
Windy ~ Natural White Noise
Windy ~ Natural White Noise
Franz Bruckhoff
Giflay - GIF Viewer
Giflay - GIF Viewer
Brian Williams

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