Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. Today's notable apps include a discount on 2Do for Mac and iOS, the new Foldify Dinosaurs app and a major update to Topo Maps+ for iOS. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.
iOS Apps Now Free
Gramory [Now free, down from $2.99] Announcing Gramory 2, the highly anticipated Sophomore release of this great Instagram client. It’s Instagram the way you’ve always wanted.
Everyday Mathematics® Monster Squeeze™ [Now free, down from $1.99] McGraw-Hill’s Monster Squeeze game reinforces number recognition and offers a quick and easy way to practice number line concepts and number comparisons.
ThinkBook - Write, Plan, Outline and Take Notes [Now free, down from $3.99] ThinkBook is an immensely powerful app that combines note taking and task management.
Ink Artist - Vector Draw, Paint, Sketch, Doodle with Natural Brushes [Now free, down from $3.99] Ink Artist, a vector-based drawing tool, designed to create beautiful line work and enlarge painting without blurring.
Family Locator - GPS tracker [Now free, down from $3.99] Family Locator is the family tracker, children safety & emergency alerts app awarded by the largest parent-testing community Parent Tested Parent Approved.
Final Fury Pro [Now free, down from $0.99] Real 3D Battles! Tones of awesome features! Play Final Fury in Single Player Mode or crush Aliens with your friends in CO-OP Mode!
iOS Apps On Sale
PhatPad [On sale for @0.99, down from $4.99] More than another note-taking app, PhatPad turns your iPad into an advanced brainstorming tool.
Mechanic Panic [On sale for @0.99, down from $1.99] As the fearless mechanic, jump as high as you can to save all the people in peril. The environment around you is crumbling. Beware of the many hazards that will come crashing down.
2Do [On sale for $9.99, down from $14.99] 2Do lets you take a completely different approach to managing your tasks. With its extremely simple-to-use interface and a comprehensive and flexible set of powerful features, it lets you focus on what’s most important to you: your life.
Pocket Lists — Checklist & To-do List Organizer [On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99] Pocket Lists is a beautifully designed universal app for managing checklists and to-do lists, focusing on important to-dos, and collaborating on to-do lists with your friends.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run [On sale for $2.99, down from $3.99] You can play as Leo, Donnie, Raph, Mikey, or unlock able characters April and Casey Jones in this action packed combat runner with vehicle mode!
Discounted Mac Apps
Hider 2: Encrypt and Password Protect Files [On sale for $9.99, down from $19.99] Put out of sight your confidential information from third parties or other unwanted eyes. Encrypt, hide and password protect your data with Hider 2! Redesigned for and completely compatible with OS X Yosemite!
Newsflow - RSS News Reader with Feedly, Feedbin, Feed Wrangler, NewsBlur syncing [Now Free, down from $4.99] Newsflow brings RSS news from all of your favourite websites right to your desktop. Enjoy your RSS articles in a fast, fluent and highly customizable RSS news reader.
Duplicate File Cleaner - Find and Delete Your Duplicates [On sale for $2.99, down from $9.99] Fastest duplicate scanning algorithm on the Mac App Store!
2Do [On sale for $34.99, down from $49.99] 2Do lets you take a completely different approach to managing your tasks. With its extremely simple-to-use interface and a comprehensive and flexible set of powerful features, it lets you focus on what’s most important to you: your life.
Yoink [On sale for $3.99, down from $4.99] Yoink simplifies drag and drop between windows, apps, spaces and fullscreen apps.
New and Notable Apps
Foldify Dinosaurs [$3.99] Foldify Dinosaurs takes the classic Foldify experience to the next level!
Fairy Fire [$0.99] Survive waves of evil creatures in this fantastic, fast paced side scroller.
Radiation Island [$2.99] Radiation Island is a survival adventure game where you craft your own destiny in a huge open world environment.
Updates you don’t want to miss
Photo Flashback: Photos Taken on This Day, App with Apple Watch app and Today Widget [$0.99] A simple app that shows all the photos on your iPhone or iPad and your iCloud Photo Library that were taken on this day throughout the years. Version 1.4 includes the following changes:
- This update includes support for your brand new Apple Watch!
- Now you can enjoy your memories on your wrist!
- When you tap on the photo in the Notification Center widget, the app will now open that photo.
- Tweaked the design of the app in order to focus more on your photos.
- Many, many improvements throughout the app.
- Fixed a crash when trying to share from iPad.
Topo Maps+ [Free] Dream Less, Adventure More! Download Topo maps for offline use while deep in the backcountry. Version 3.0 includes the following changes:
- Added Apple Watch support. Now you can view your offline maps and current location just by glancing down at your wrist. You no longer need to pull your iPhone out of your pack to check your position.
- Updated user interface to make features more accessible and downloading maps even easier.