FREE IOS, TVOS AND MACOS SOFTWARE 01/2017

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I have been maintaining a list of free software for iOS, tvOS and OS X. You may find some of these programs of interest. I have also attempted to mark which Apple OS the title is targeted at (iOS, OS X, tvOS) as well as the category of the App.

This is NOT a curated list. All I know about these titles is whkat you see below. None have been tried or tested by me.

January 2017

  1. iOS/Games – Vichitra Games is proud to present Mystery Numbers 1.0, their new puzzle game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The game is inspired by legendary mathematician Ramanujan. Ramanujan created a magic square using his birth date (22-12-1887) in such a way that addition of all rows, columns and diagonals was same. Mystery Numbers 1.0 is free, and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.  Mystery Numbers 1.0
  2. iOS/Photo & Video – Fluntro today is very pleased to announce that Exif Viewer, the company’s popular photography app, is now free for a limited time. Exif Viewer is a beautiful and a well crafted iOS app for photographers and photo enthusiasts alike. The app displays EXIF metadata of any photo on any iOS device(s), Photo Stream or iCloud, including metadata tags for ISO, shutter speed, focal length, camera model, lens model, lens serial number, time stamp, aperture, shutter count and many more.  For a limited time, Exif Viewer 2.8 is free (reg. $2.99 USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category. This discount could vanish at any time so be sure to check it out as soon as you can. Download from iTunes
  3. iOS/Games – Indie developer, York Burkhardt is pleased to announce the release of Football Pocket Manager 1.7 (Named Soccer Pocket Manager in U.S.), an update to their popular football manager game for iOS devices, which is also available for the Mac. In Football Pocket Manager, your mission is to work your way up to the top making football history. It is lots of fun and easy to learn. In contrast to other games, it can be played fully offline. You start at the bottom of the division and by taking care of your team, your sponsors, fans and stadium, you will reach your dream: The championship! Football Pocket Manager 1.7 is free, and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. The game offers in-app purchases. Users can purchase the “Pro-Mode” to disable ads and enable new features, the “Game-Editor” to edit player and team names, or the “Fullversion” to unlock all features! Furthermore the player can purchase In game money or the Co-Trainer to automate the training and the formation. The game is also available for Mac. Download from iTunes
  4. iOS/Education – Netdiver Co., Ltd. today is proud to announce the release of KidsYam’s Math Rangers 1.0.1, their new childrens educational app developed for iOS and Android devices. With amazing kids learning apps features, Netdiver has the winning combination that will help kids train basic math skills in the fun way. KidsYam’s Math Rangers 1.0.1 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category.  Download from iTunes
  5. iOS/Books – Inkstone Software today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of eBook Search 3.0, an important update to their free eBook search solution for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. eBook Search offers readers the ability to search a wide number of free eBook resources, as well as the ability to download the books to their device for their immediate reading pleasure. eBook Search 3.0 is free, and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Books category. Convenient in-app purchases are available to remove ads and add additional catalogs. A “Pro” version (3.1) is available for $0.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies).  Download from iTunes
  6. iOS/Photo and Video – Dumpling Sandwich is proud to announce the release of Sketch Master: Pencil Sketches Editor 1.4.1, their photo sketch app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Sketch Master is an excellent compilation of a variety of filters to make sketches out of your regular photographs. It is a simple app that can make your pictures pop out and look stunning. The app is suitable for everyone out there who wants beautiful sketches and loves posting pictures on social media. Sketch Master: Pencil Sketches Editor 1.4.1 is free, and is available worldwide in the App Store in the Photo and Video category. Sketch Master: Pencil Sketches Editor 1.4.1
  7. iOS/Health & Fitness – Duo Pisceses, Inc. is proud to announce the release of Match Me 1.0, their new brain training game developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Match Me was developed with the aim to help improve the player’s memory, as well as enhancing fast pattern recognition, and concentration. If you want to improve your memory by playing a fun game, then Match Me is right for you! Match Me 1.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category. Match Me 1.0
  8. iOS/Photo & Video – Flutterbud Inc. today is proud to announce the release of Flutterbud 1.0.2, the company’s new video recording app developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Flutterbud provides the users a unique way to record and share videos – precisely when they want to. Free to use and download, Flutterbud enables people to record a video and schedule a ‘showtime.’ The video can only be viewed after the time set by the user. This makes it perfect for sending messages, reminders, specific content, or sharing a special announcement.  Flutterbud 1.0.2 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category.  Download from iTunes
  9. iOS/Productivity – Fanatic Software is proud to announce the iTunes availability of Informant 5 (v5.02), the newest iOS app in the Pocket Informant family of wildly popular productivity apps. Informant 5 bridges the gap left by separate native iOS apps by combining calendar and tasks together in one powerful organizer. Informant 5 (v5.02) is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category. Fanatic Software has created a collection of images and copy that productivity bloggers, review sites, and other members of the media may find useful. Download from iTunes
  10. macOS/Utility – iMobie Inc. a leading provider of Apple-related software, today is proud to announce the release of AnyTrans 5.4, an important feature update to their popular all-in-one iPhone manager for macOS. Offering an easy-to-use yet comprehensive set of tools, AnyTrans was specifically created to clone all types of items, including contacts, photos, music, messages, notes, calendar, even customized settings like wallpaper, iCloud account, sounds, and more. AnyTrans 5.4 is completely free to use, and can be downloaded from iMobie online. AnyTrans runs on both Windows and Mac platforms. Download AnyTrans
  11. iOS/Games – Independent game developer, Jeffrey Yim today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of the “Powers Update” to “Hack the System,” the most intuitive hacking game on iOS devices. Become the ultimate hacker and infiltrate the deepest computer systems. Capture security nodes and bypass firewalls with the tap of your finger. Hack the System 1.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.  Download
  12. iOS/Reference – Agile Tortoise today is excited to announce the release and immediate availability of Terminology 4.0.1, an all-new version of its popular iPhone and iPad reference app. Since it hit the App Store in July 2010, Terminology has been one of the most popular dictionary, thesaurus and reference apps for both iPad and iPhone. A Starbucks Pick of the Week in October, 2016, Terminology version 4 brings a completely new interface and support for modern iPhone and iPad features to the already powerful extensible research tool. Available immediately, Terminology 4.0.1 is Free with optional $1.99 (USD) unlock to remove ads, enable dark theme and remove ads. It is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category.  Download from iTunes
  13. iOS/Lifestyle – roomer-Carroll Enterprise Inc. is proud to announce the launch of its flagship app Bankable Celebrations 1.0, developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. According to the developer of the app Kimberly A Broomer – The Bankable Celebrations app is specially designed to send special greetings on different occasions with an E-card to express the feelings through words stored in your heart. The app user can send wishes loaded with cash through this intuitive mobile app on birthdays, anniversaries, family events, festival times and other important occasions.  Bankable Celebrations 1.0 is free to download from the App Store in the lifestyle category. A free user can send from $5 to $ 10,000 with an e-card. A premium user can send from $1 to $99,990 (USD). Download from iTunes
  14. iOS/Games – Independent developer, Chiranjeev B. Sagar today is proud to announce the release of Wordrops 1.0, his addictive new word puzzle game developed for iOS and Android devices. Perfect for both children and adults alike, Wordrops is a free game that not only will keep you entertained but will also make you think. Designed with cool and mesmerising graphics, Wordrops is fun, addictive and very easy to use. But don’t be fooled by its simple interface. This game will definitely challenge your brain. And with this you have a high chance of winning a prize at the end of the month for playing the game! Wordrops 1.0 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. There is also an Android version available on Google Play. Wordrops is extremely addictive. Download it now and get playing, who knows, you might be the next winner!  Download from iTunes
  15. iOS/Games – 45RPM Software today is proud to announce the release of Innecto 1.2 for iOS. Research shows that too much sugar rots your mind as well as your teeth, making it hard to concentrate. Put the Candy to one side and give your brain a real workout with Innecto. Innecto seems so easy and relaxing; the little tiles twist satisfyingly into place as you race against the clock to complete each board in the least time with the least number of moves. The difficulty ramps up though – and you’ll need all your skill to get to the end. Innecto 1.2 is available in two versions: a Freemium version and an up-front paid-for version is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Both versions have the same number of levels and the same addictive gameplay. The Freemium version contains advertising, and the original soundtrack is only available as an in-app purchase. In addition, if you buy the ‘up-front’ paid for version of Innecto you will be rewarded with a free hint the first time you complete each level perfectly. Purchase and Download (iOS)
  16. iOS/Games – Think all first person shooter games are all the same? Think again. Sniper Ops 3D aims to prove that not all sniper apps are equal. This free to download app puts the power in your hands to take out terrorists and make the world safer. Your primary role as super sniper is to obliterate the enemy. This app puts your precision to the test. Your aim must be calculated and quick. To start, the app offers a basic set of weapons at your disposal. Use those to the best of your abilities to take out the enemy, build up strength, and earn points. These points will eventually allow you to upgrade your weaponry, making you even more powerful. The app itself consists of over 200 creatively concocted missions, each unlike the other, that test your skills and savvy at marksmanship. Keep in mind that each mission comes equipped with its own set of hazards and targets, so your skills will constantly be put to the test. Download from iTunes
  17. iOS/Productivity – Executing on projects is becoming more complex as the work environment we have traditionally been used to has now become more distributed locally and globally. Team members may be in your building, in another state, or in another country. This doesnt stop folks from creating, but it sure makes it a whole lot easier when you have the right set of tools. BoostHQ is that kind of tool. Created by SkyPrep Inc., BoostHQ consolidates distributed information, so the entire team can see everything easily and collaborate seamlessly. The app is a free download and, thankfully, there are no hidden features or functions that require any in-app purchases. Your download will give you everything you need. The app works on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Download from the iTunes Store
  18. iOS/Social Networking – Dingtone has been added to the prestigious list of VoIP apps (including Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp) that now get CallKit integration for iOS 10. VoIP apps like Dingtone make it easy to place cheap, even free calls via internet protocols rather than conventional cell signals. CallKit support for the Dingtone app now raises Dingtone’s already great calling experience to a whole new level. Dingtone 3.4.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. Download from iTunes
  19. iOS/Games – Deadroad Assault – Take Out Zombies Before They Get to You. Zombies are all over the place in shows, movies, and in games. The newest addition is definitely new take, because the hero is none other than a lowly trucker whose 18-wheeler has lots is juice and is now stuck on the side of exit 51. Not sure if that has anything to do with Area 51, but we are talking zombies in this game, and not aliens. Deadroad Assault is a game that is setup very much like other shooter game. You are a shooter, and in this case, a trucker who is a shooter. You have been left abandoned, armed with only your rifle. You will soon see zombies emerge from the trees, slowly and intermittently. To take them out, you tap on them or close to them so your aim sends a bullet their way. As you take more zombies out, you will start to see more coming your way, in groups of two, three, and more. At times, I had groups of five coming out looking like the five dots on a die. The worst is when five in a row come out, because you have to tap really fast before one of them gets to you. Using more than one finger is essential. Free on iTunes. Download from iTunes
  20. iOS/Stickers – Red Giant has just released Blockbuster and Holomoji, two all-new sticker packs for iOS users. Designed by Red Giant filmmaker Seth Worley and iOS developer Micah Lanier, the sticker packs leverage the very best of Red Giant motion graphics and visual effects to bring a sense of Hollywood action to iMessage conversations. Drag and drop from the sticker keyboard to add high-quality visual effects and holographic emojis directly to texts, images, and videos in iMessage conversations. These sticker packs can be downloaded free of charge from the iOS App store. Download Blockbuster Stickers from iTunes Download Holomoji from iTunes
  21. iOS/Games – Independent developer, Vladimir Vlasov is pleased to announce the release of Blins 1.2, an update to his unique physics-based puzzle game developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Blins is an exclusive iOS game based on the physics simulations. The goal of the game is to navigate balls through physics fields and labyrinths. A player has to draw objects which serve as obstacles on the way of the balls. Blins 1.2 can be dowloaded for Free worldwide from the App Store in the Games category. In the Free version, the first 18 levels are available. The full game can be unlocked via in-app purchase for $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies). Blins 1.2
  22. iOS/Games – DAE Studios NV is proud to announce the release of ZombieSwipe 1.2, a new type of defensive game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Players have to keep Stacey – our beautiful young damsel in distress – safe from all the zombies and other kinds of monsters that want to eat her! Save Stacey by using fast swipe actions and crazy weaponry! ZombieSwipe 1.2 is free, and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  23. iOS/Education – As of today, a new One Globe Kids friend will be available to show you her country: Larasati in Indonesia. Larasati’s My Indonesia is the latest addition to the One Globe Kids virtual friends series and the first Muslim friend to tell you about her life in this award-winning app and online platform.  One Globe Kids – Friends Around the World 1.1.6 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. Download from iTunes
  24. iOS/Food & Drink – Pepperjelly, one of the most unique apps dedicated to food discovery, today announced its expansion to all major cities across the nation. After a successful soft launch in Los Angeles, Pepperjelly extends its reach from “La-La-Land” to Chicago, New York City, Miami, and beyond. Pepperjelly 1.6.2 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Food & Drink category. Download from iTunes
  25. iOS/Games – After a lot of polishing, Idle Game Studio today is very pleased to announce the release of Geeks vs Gangsters 1.0.1, the company’s new mobile idle game for iOS and Android devices. Gigantic amounts of money, thousands of upgrades and near limitless possibilities through an extensive talent system are waiting to be discovered in Geeks vs Gangsters. In a struggle for wealth and power, the two iconic factions, Geeks and Gangsters, are battling each other in the form of monthly competitions to finally settle which path leads to true prosperity. It’s up to you who is going to take the lead, are you a Geek or are you a Gangster? Geeks vs Gangsters 1.0.1 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  26. iOS/Productivity – Pumpic, the developer of mobile parental monitoring software, has launched a Control Panel app for iOS. From the moment of Pumpic launch, the ability to instantly keep tabs on the most popular communication channels has been one of the highly demanded features by Apple devices users. Now, with a designated app available at the AppStore free of charge, staying aware became as effortless as it only gets. Pumpic Control Panel is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Productivity category.  Pumpic Control Panel 1.9
  27. iOS/Entertainment – Topdune Studio is pleased to announce the release of its new version (1.7) of Calligraphy Penmanship. In 2016, our studio has launched Calligraphy Penmanship for iOS devices. Its most important feature is based on the pressure control of the Apple Pencil on the screen of the iPad Pro. In fact, for writing Penmanship, angle and azimuth sensitivities are not helpful to produce beautiful shades of stylish letters. Calligraphy Penmanship 1.7 is free with in-app purchases ($2.99 USD), available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. The full paid version can be tested for free during 3 days. Calligraphy Penmanship 1.7
  28. iOS/Games – Element Cell Game Limited today is proud to announce the release of Mahjong Resort Paradise 1.0, the company’s new game title developed for iOS and Android devices. Mahjong comes from China, yet belongs to the whole world. Owing to its comprehensive cultural content as well as its merits of being interesting, competitive, and helpful to wisdom and friendship, it has been an enjoyable pastime for people all over the world for nearly a century. Mahjong Resort Paradise was inspired as a way to expand the Olympic spirit, advocate a healthy, scientific and friendly Mahjong culture as well as to improve the communication and development of the competitive Mahjong game. Mahjong Resort Paradise 1.0 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.  Download from iTunes
  29. iOS/News – Indie mobile developer, Sravan Kumar today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of PaperSpan 1.0, his new Read It Later app for iOS devices. Already available for Android and Web platforms, PaperSpan was developed specifically for saving web pages to read later. The app is currently being used by thousands of users worldwide saved over a million web articles.  PaperSpan 1.0 is free to download and includes all basic features. The Premium subscription is $8.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) per year and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the News category.  Download from iTunes
  30. iOS/Weather – Ultralab Apps today is excited to announce the release of UltraWeather 1.0.0, a new iOS app provides accurate weather forecasts for making quick and right decisions for the upcoming day or week. The app is simple, reliable, and gets the job done with style. UltraWeather offers precise information on the weather. UltraWeather Pro 1.0.0 is $1,99 and UltraWeather Free 1.0.0 is free of charge, both versions available worldwide through the App Store in the Weather category. UltraWeather Free 1.0
  31. macOS/Lifestyle – MacAppStudio is proud to announce the release of Life 1.0, their new app for macOS. Life users are able to Capture all their life moments as they happen and view them as a personal timeline. The moments are elegantly presented in the order of their occurrence which makes is as close to real life as possible. It’s that easy… Explore the feed.  Life 1.0 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Lifestyle category. Download from Mac App Store
  32. iOS/Games – Palindrome Mobile today is pleased to announce the release of WordGenius 1.0, their new Hidden Words game for iOS and Android devices. Become a word genius! Search, find and crush all the hidden words in this addicting word brain game. It starts out easy with four letters, but gets challenging quickly. Fans of word games rejoice, there is a new word game in town! WordGenius promises to keep players engaged with fun and addicting levels of brain twisting challenges. WordGenius 1.0 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.  Download from iTunes
  33. iOS/Photo & Video – Fluntro is very pleased to announce that Exif Viewer, the company’s popular photography app, is now ranking in top charts on iOS App Store across China, Italy, Taiwan, Hong Kong and is now FREE for a limited time (No in app purchase needed). Exif Viewer is a beautiful and a well crafted iOS app for photographers and photo enthusiasts alike. The app displays EXIF metadata of any photo on any iOS device(s), Photo Stream or iCloud, including metadata tags for ISO, shutter speed, focal length, camera model, lens model, lens serial number, time stamp, aperture, shutter count and many more.  For a limited time, Exif Viewer 2.8 is Free (reg. $2.99 USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category. This discount could vanish at any time so be sure to check it out as soon as you can. Download from iTunes
  34. iOS/Photo & Video – Snappd Ltd. today is proud to announce the release of Snappd 1.0, its new video discovery and storytelling app developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The goal of Snappd is to give (vertical) videos longevity and to boost discovery for the creators of these stories. The app is for content creators and influencers who make stories but also for people looking to find and watch engaging mobile videos. Creators and influencers can re-purpose their content to grow their audience and boost discovery. Snappd 1.0 is free and available worldwide and exclusively on the App Store in the Photo & Video category.  Download from iTunes
  35. iOS/Entertainment – tappr.tv version 10 enters the third dimension and now supports Google Cardboard-compatible VR headsets. tappr.tv is the premiere visual music dance show, made for and by music lovers all around the world. You can watch, and visually dance along to, over 5,000 hit songs in a variety of genres, like EDM, R&B, Alternative, Country, and Rock. And you can make and publish dances to your favorite songs, too! tappr.tv 10.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. The app can be supported with several “Pro” features via in-app purchases. Download from iTunes
  36. iOS/Games – Ovilex Soft’s massive nation state of more than 600,000 Facebook fans – along with over 100 million users around the world who have downloaded the company’s roster of stunningly realistic 3D driving simulator apps – can clear their calendar for hundreds of hours of fun, now that that the much-anticipated Truck Simulator USA has arrived. Truck Simulator USA 1.2.0 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.  Download from iTunes
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