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Today’s Apps Gone Free: Primo Do, Distressed FX and ABC Star

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Primo Do, Distressed FX and ABC Star

App Bargain Bin
July 21, 2018

Manage all of life’s tasks, create works of art, and learn to write numbers and letters 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.


Distressed FX ($0.99 → Free, 56.0 MB): Create gorgeous works of art from your photos with Distressed FX. Still life and landscape photographers.

Distressed FX turns the mundane into the extraordinary. You’re able to snap a new photo or import one from your library. You can then crop your photo down to focus on your subject before getting into the good stuff. Distressed FX allows you to add either straight or round blur effects and adjust their size. You’re able to add a filter along with a texture to your photo, and adjust their intensities to create the perfect combination. The app also includes the ability to adjust the brightness, contrast, and saturation of your photo. Your final creations can be shared via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or email.

Distressed FX is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 2581 ratings.

Primo Do ($1.99 → Free, 16.1 MB): Manage all of life’s tasks with Primo Do. Those with busy schedules.

The app can be as basic or as advanced as you want it to be thanks to its myriad of features. Tasks can include a due date, list, notes, priority, recurrence, reminders, and an unlimited number of tags. You can also organize tasks into folders, and view them in list or calendar form. The app also includes 20 themes to choose from, passcode protection, custom icon badging, and search.

Primo Do is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 61 ratings.


ABC Star – Letter Tracing ($1.99 → Free, 52.9 MB): Learn to write letters and numbers with ABC Star. Children ages one through six.

ABC Star will put your child on the right path. You’re able to select from three lessons: Uppercase, Lowercase, and Numbers. Then hand your iPad off and allow your child to trace what’s in front of them using visual and audio cues. As they progress, a little egg in the corner of the screen will slowly grow and eventually hatch at the end. The app also allows you to skip ahead to any letter or number you like, and includes multiple colors to choose from.

ABC Star – Letter Tracing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 14 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

Distressed FX
Distressed FX
We Are Here
Primo Do
Primo Do
Scirocco Consultants Inc.
ABC Star - Letter Tracing
ABC Star - Letter Tracing

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