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Apps That
Went Free on
2020-06-18

Create music, grow virtual plants, and put together geometric animal puzzles with today’s collection of apps and games.

LittlePlant
iPhone
LittlePlant

LittlePlant

Jacob Garbarz

Grow your own virtual plants with LittlePlant.

The whole family.

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

LittlePlant will help you shed some stress through its casual gameplay. Point your iPhone’s camera at any well-lit flat surface and tap the screen to place pots. Then toss in some seeds and watch as the pots of dirt turn into beautiful sunflowers, cacti, and roses. You’re able to earn PlantCoins by keeping your plants healthy and watered, which can be spent on new features like launching rockets and upgrading the Bee Blaster.

You’re not much of a gamer and just want to chill.

You’re not into AR.

NodeBeat - Playful Music
iPhone
iPad
NodeBeat - Playful Music

NodeBeat - Playful Music

AffinityBlue

Create something spectacular in minutes with this node-based audio sequencer and generative music app.

Everyone from young children to their grandparents will enjoy making music with NodeBeat.

$4.99 $4.99
Why we picked this?

NodeBeat provides a creative environment for musicians and non-musicians. Drag different nodes around the screen and connect them to each other to create pulsing sounds. There’s no wrong way to go about it, so just have fun. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, and all 12 musical key signatures. Your creations can be saved and shared via SoundCloud and AudioCopy, and you can even create custom ringtones from recordings.

You’re looking for some relaxing fun. Sure, professional musicians can utilize NodeBeat’s many features, but those without much musical talent will have the most fun because it’s so easy to use.

You’re looking for a digital instrument. It’s a generative music app that’s meant to be experienced.

Cardinal Land
iPhone
iPad
Cardinal Land

Cardinal Land

Petro Shmigelskyi

Put together geometric animal puzzles with Cardinal Land.

Those who enjoy tangram-style puzzles.

$1.99 $1.99
Why we picked this?

Cardinal Land is not only fun, it’s informative. Your job is to fill in the animal silhouette using colorful pieces. Just drag and drop to place, and tap to rotate. If a piece is in its correct position, it will snap into place. Move quickly in order to earn a perfect rating. After each puzzle has been completed, you’ll receive a surprising fact about the animal. The game includes more than 80 puzzles.

You want to sharpen your geometrical skills, download Cardinal Land today. It’s challenging yet somehow relaxing.

You're just not into puzzles.