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Apps That
Went Free on
2019-04-13

Hitch a ride and destroy enemies, find the best colors for a room, and unleash your creative side with today’s collection of apps and games.

Retro Pixel
iPhone
Retro Pixel

Retro Pixel

Oliver Kjellen

Guide a single pixel home in Retro Pixel.

Fans of platform games.

FREE ($0.99) For a limited time FREE ($0.99) For a limited time
Why we picked this?

Are you ready to take on the Retro Pixel challenge? The game includes 80 handcrafted levels that simply require you to reach the gate, wherever it may be hiding. You’re able to control the single pixel by placing your fingers on either half of the screen. The emulated CRT effects and 8-bit soundtrack further the retro feel of the game.

You love classic games.

You don’t like to be challenged.

Grapple Gum
iPhone
iPad
Grapple Gum

Grapple Gum

Ali Mehrez

Hitch rides on moving objects and destroy targets in Grapple Gum.

Gamers of all ages.

$1.99 $1.99
Why we picked this?

Grapple Gum employs a variety of popular gameplay mechanics resulting in frenetic fun. You play as little pink piece of gum and you must grapple floating objects to move across the screen. Once you’ve hitched a ride you can slingshot yourself to other objects. Complete objectives and tap to blast the critters nibbling at your goods. The game includes 10 levels with 10 bosses, six weapons, and online leaderboards.

You’re into physics-based games. This one has all of that and then some.

You prefer more casual games.

Sketch Tree Pro - My Art Pad
iPhone
iPad
Sketch Tree Pro - My Art Pad

Sketch Tree Pro - My Art Pad

guangxie chen

Unleash your creative side with Sketch Tree.

Artists of all levels.

$8.99 $8.99
Why we picked this?

Sketch Tree is a powerful art creation tool that’s there for you whenever the moment strikes. More than 80 brushes, pens, air brushes, and water colors are available at your disposal. The canvas features 64 levels of zoom, allowing you to get down to pixel-level accuracy. An advanced layer system allows you to add background images, hide or duplicate layers, adjust opacity, and more. Other handy tools include a built-in ruler, unlimited undo and redo, and smudge and smear.

You want to be prepared for when the creative moment strikes.

You absolutely require Apple Pencil support.

RAL colors. Wall paint tester
iPhone
iPad
RAL colors. Wall paint tester

RAL colors. Wall paint tester

Stanislau Karaleuski

Find the best colors for your room with RAL.

Designers, architects, and just those with creative tastes.

$2.99 $2.99
Why we picked this?

RAL is the industry standard in terms of international color matching. It allows you to browse RAL Classic and RAL Effect color palettes, or you can search for something specific. Each color includes RGB, HEX, and CMYK data that can be favorited and shared. You’re also able to view an indoor scene with a color splashed on a wall.

You’re into interior design.

You have no use for the RAL color palette.