Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Apps Now Free

Air Transfer+ - Easy file and document sharing between PC and iPhone/iPad. [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Air Transfer moves what you're seeing or playing on Mac/PC to your iPhone/iPad with just single drag&drop! It moves whatever you want; text memo, website address, photo, music, movie, document and so on.

Vintagio [iPhone; Now free, down from $3.99] Easy-to-use, but extremely powerful and artistic vintage video app packed with amazing and powerful features, that no other app offers.

Footpath Route Planner - Running / Cycling / Hiking Maps [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Footpath lets you map routes in seconds.

Photo Artist - Photo Editor [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] 'Photo Artist' is the powerful photo editing tool to make beautiful and stylish photos with various effects and wonderful textures, stickers and frames.

Daily Goals - Simple habit tracker and goal tracking with progress, streaks, analysis & reminders [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] Daily Goals - Track. Analyze. Succeed. An ultra simple and colourful app that helps you keep track of your habits.

Robot Escape for iPad [iPad; Now free, down from $1.99] Robot Escape for iPad is a fun game to play with lots of friends!

Outcome [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] With its innovative and minimal interface, Outcome provides a new calculator application usage experience.

PasteBox [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] PasteBox is simple clipboard manager.

Apps On Sale

The Witcher Adventure Game [iOS Universal; On sale for $3.99, down from $5.99] The Witcher Adventure Game is a digital adaptation of CD PROJEKT RED’s board game set in the brutal, dark fantasy universe of monster slayer Geralt of Rivia.

Braveland [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Braveland is a turn-based game inspired by old-school strategies.

Detective Holmes - Hidden Objects [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] An exciting Hidden Object game based on Sherlock Holmes series of the fictional detectives by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Fresh Air - Beautiful, personalized weather [iPhone; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] A beautiful and intuitive way to see the weather and immediately understand what it means for your plans. Weather, intimately personal to you.

David Wiesner's Spot [iPad; On sale for $3.99, down from $6.99] Five fantastical worlds intertwine in this wordless masterpiece that could only have been devised by David Wiesner, three-time winner of the Caldecott Medal.

New and Notable Apps

YouTube Kids [iOS Universal; Free] The official YouTube Kids app is designed for curious little minds to dive into a world of discovery, learning, and entertainment.

Tap Heroes - Idle RPG Action [iOS Universal; $0.99] Embark on an epic journey through the lands to grow ever stronger and defeat your enemies. Tap your way through forests, deserts, caves, jungles, swamps and more as you grow ever more powerful and face tougher opponents and creatures.

Updates you don't want to miss

Chronicle - Bill Reminders [iOS Universal; $2.99] The easiest, fastest bill manager in the App Store. A universal app for iPhone & iPad, and updated to support all iPhone sizes. Includes iCloud sync. Version 4.6.0 brings the following changes:

  • This is a big update with a major new feature: tag support. You can now add tags to bills, and then filter your list of bills by tag. Using tags, your can organize your bills, for example into personal and business bills. Tags created in the Mac version will also sync to iOS and vice versa.
  • In addition, this update improves reliability of iCloud sync in two important ways: first, it fixes an issue where deleted bills could keep re-appearing. Second, it makes iCloud sync faster and more reliable.
  • There are also some various interface cleanup issues and other minor bug fixes throughout.

Touchdown Hero [iOS Universal; Free] Become a true Touchdown Hero in this top-down tackle-avoider! Choose the right scheme and swiftly rush down the field. Version 1.7.2 brings the following changes:

  • 18 NEW TEAMS.. AND LEFT SHARK HIMSELF now ready for you to unlock! Get on the field!
  • GIFTS! Keep your eyes out for GIFTS! You can get FREE CHARACTER UNLOCKS every time you reach Touchdown milestones!
  • 5 NEW PLAYING FIELDS that you will pass on the way to beating the highest scores!
  • Minor bug fixes and tweaks including repaired Game Center Leaderboard sorting.