Today in the App Store — Fit Men Cook, SkySafari 4 and more

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 SkySafari 4 for iOS and OS X; the new Fit Men Cook app; and a significant update to Citymapper. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

tipSkip 2 [Now free, down from $0.99] Control your music playback by knocking on the front or back of your device! No headphones with remote? Wearing gloves? No problem!

Port Defender® - 2D Field Defense [Now free, down from $0.99] Welcome to Port Defender, a fun area defense game that has just received its biggest update ever. Your goal is to build expansive mazes in order to stop ever expanding waves of creeps from escaping.

AmpliTube for iPad [Now free, down from $19.99] Turn your iPad into the ultimate mobile guitar and bass multi-FX processor and DAW recording studio with AmpliTube!

AmpliTube [Now free, down from $19.99] Turn your iPad into the ultimate mobile guitar and bass multi-FX processor and DAW recording studio with AmpliTube!

Mahjong Artifacts® (Full) [Now free, down from $2.99] Mahjong Artifacts® is highly addictive tile matching game with millions of players on PC and other platforms.

Mahjong Artifacts® HD (Full) [Now free, down from $4.99] Mahjong Artifacts® is highly addictive tile matching game with millions of players on PC and other platforms.

Bleach Jump [Now free, down from $0.99] In this game, your goal is to jump and rise as high as you can while avoiding enemies. With a simple tap you can swing your sword and kill your enemies.

iOS Apps On Sale

Duet Display [On sale for $9.99, down from $15.99] Duet Display allows you to use your iPad or iPhone as an extra display. Developed by a team of ex-Apple engineers, Duet Display is the first high performance solution that has zero lag.

SkySafari 4 [On sale for $1.99, down from $2.99] SkySafari's streamlined interface turns your iOS device into a celestial travel guide! SkySafari 4 Plus and Pro add even more - but the basic version is everything the casual stargazer will ever want.

SkySafari 4 Plus [On sale for $6.99, down from $14.99] SkySafari's streamlined interface turns your iOS device into a celestial travel guide! SkySafari 4 Plus and Pro add even more - but the basic version is everything the casual stargazer will ever want.

SkySafari 4 Pro [On sale for $19.99, down from $39.99] SkySafari's streamlined interface turns your iOS device into a celestial travel guide! SkySafari 4 Plus and Pro add even more - but the basic version is everything the casual stargazer will ever want.

Discounted Mac Apps

GOL:Legend [Now free, down from $0.99] G.O.L is a game that provides you with a variety of experiences.

Zombie Sweeper [Now free, down from $0.99] Playing Introduction Zombie Sweeper is a defense action game which keeps off the surging zombies from left and right.

SkySafari 4 [On sale for $4.99, down from $9.99] SkySafari 4 is the award-winning astronomy app now available on Mac OS X!

SkySafari 4 Plus [On sale for $9.99, down from $29.99] SkySafari 4 is the award-winning astronomy app now available on Mac OS X!

SkySafari 4 Pro [On sale for $24.99, down from $59.99] SkySafari 4 is the award-winning astronomy app now available on Mac OS X!

New and Notable Apps

RPG Alphadia Genesis 2 [$4.99] Long-awaited sequel to the Alphadia series with refined controls and 3D battles!

Fit Men Cook - Healthy Recipes [$2.99] Kevin shares his journey with the Fit Men Cook community and inside this brand new app where you’ll find the best way to prepare over 100 of his most popular recipes.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Paper by FiftyThree [Free] Used by more than 13 million people worldwide, Paper turns your iPad into a digital notebook, with everything you need to bring your ideas to life. Version 2.5.1 includes the following changes:

  • Think Kit is here! Now Paper gives you the power to create diagrams, charts, and wireframes at the speed of thought.
  • Think Kit adds three new tools—Diagram, Cut, and Fill.
  • Powered by the Intention Engine™, Think Kit helps you quickly create powerful, personable graphics to express any idea, and continue seamlessly into your favorite presentation app.

Citymapper - the ultimate real time transit app [Free] The ULTIMATE TRANSIT APP for New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Singapore and more! Version 5.3 includes the following changes:

  • Route around disruptions/ service issues.
  • Save bike and cab trips.
  • SHARE TRIPS!
  • And improvements to the Watch app.