FREE iOS, tvOS AND macOS SOFTWARE for 06/2017

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 what you see below. None have been tried or tested by me.

June 2017

  1. iOS/Games – MobileTin is proud to announce the release of Tap Drift – Wild Run Car Racing 1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. This new generation car racing game involves amazing drifting skills in order to feel the best car racing experience ever.  Tap Drift – Wild Run Car Racing 1.1 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Tap Drift – Wild Run Car Racing 1.1
  2. iOS/Games – Heliox Media, an independent developer of casual games, today is pleased to announce the release of Rocket Miner – Endless gold rush in space 1.1, their new casual game title for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. In Rocket Miner, players must test their fast reactions to survive the asteroid field while collecting valuable items, and ultimately to reach the highest score. Collision with enemies are lethal, while picking up gold and gem asteroids, along with valuable container ships are rewarding. The game is a spin-off of the previously released physics game Space geckos – Recuse Mission, which was inspired by real world events in 2014. Rocket Miner – Endless gold rush in space 1.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  3. iOS/Productivity – DEVONtechnologies today is pleased to announce the release of DEVONthink To Go 2.1.5, the iOS companion to DEVONthink for Mac. DEVONthink To Go is DEVONtechnologies’ document management solution for iOS. Serving as repository for a large variety of data types it lets users keep all their important documents with them at all times. It offers a rich set of organizing features as well as built-in viewers and editors for many file formats. A document provider extension makes documents available in other apps and the fast and reliable synchronization keeps the data always in sync with its Mac counterpart, DEVONthink, without compromizing the user’s privacy. DEVONthink To Go 2.1.5 is $14.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Productivity category. Some features require a one-time in-app purchase.  Purchase and Download
  4. iOS/Business – ABBYY(R), a leading global provider of technologies and solutions to action information, today announced the launch of the cloud-based web client for ABBYY Business Card Reader. The new web version gives iOS and Android users access to their digitized contacts on a computer, in addition to a smartphone, tablet and Apple Watch. Due to the cross-platform synchronization, business cards digitized using the mobile app are instantly uploaded to the cloud storage, which is encrypted and protected to guarantee user security and privacy. To use ABBYY Business Card Reader’s web client, open BCR’s website, click Login and enter the email and password you used to synchronize your contacts with the cloud in the mobile app. The web client works with the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. All the features are free for the users of the mobile app. Download from iTunes
  5. iOS/Games – Vichitra Games, the critically acclaimed game development studio launches Mrityu – The Terrifying Maze 1.1 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. Mrityu is the newest game published by this India-based game development studio after the critically acclaimed: Politics Challenge, Mystery Numbers and Romi and Road Juliet. Mrityu – The Terrifying Maze 1.1 is free and is available through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  6. iOS/Games – Kloppe Media, a German indie game studio, is pleased to announce the release of its latest title, Tappy Sky 1.01 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android, and Windows 10 devices. The game is a unique mix of shoot em up and clicker game where you must fight back an alien invasion. Tappy Sky 1.01 is free, and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  7. macOS/Productivity – PowerSurge Publishing is proud to announce the release of Notenik 3.0 for macOS. Does the Mac world really need another note-taking app? Perhaps not, and yet a new one, Notenik, has recently entered this crowded field. For users seeking cutting-edge user interface design, all we can say is: best move along, this is not the app you were looking for. Similarly, for those who have been beguiled by the notion that a “note” consists of all sorts of odds and ends other than text, Notenik will not be their cup of tea.  Notenik 3.0 is free, and is available at the Notenik website. Direct Download Link
  8. iOS/Photo & Video – So Many Ideaz Pty Ltd. is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Pug Chalk Photo Editor – Stickers for Dog & Puppy 1.0.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Pug Chalk Photo Editor is the new and decidedly different photo editor created especially for Pugs and their Hoomans. Pug lovers can share the fun by using amusing stickers, stencils, and more to create entertaining photos of their four-legged friends. Pug Chalk – make your Pugs talk. Pug Chalk Photo Editor – Stickers for Dog & Puppy 1.0.1 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category.  Convenient in-app purchases offer entertaining stickers and artwork to enhance pug photos. Download from iTunes
  9. iOS/Games – 1Games is proud to announce the release of Wild Zombie Online 1.1, its fun-to-play animal action/adventure game developed for iOS and Android devices. Go hunt! If you don’t hunt first, you will be hunted. In Wild Zombie Online, you must become a powerful and violent wild animal hunter who can beat back attacks of numerous hostile animals and to make all wild animals tremble in fear. With gigantic monsters, you must subdue and hunt wild animals who resist and come at you. You must bravely confront the attacks by strong and rough carnivores and give the fear of death to herbivores who stand up against you in a large herd. Wild Zombie Online 1.1 is Free (with in-app purchases) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.  Wild Zombie Online 1.1
  10. iOS/Games – Global mobile game publisher ZPLAY is proud to announce the release of Mr. Catt – Romantic Matching Puzzle 1.5, the significant update to their fascinating and amazingly beautiful puzzle game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. Mr. Catt – Romantic Matching Puzzle 1.5 is free, and is available through the App Store in the Game category.  Download from iTunes
  11. iOS/Education – Quran Reading is please to announce the release of Surah Al-fatiha Mp3 & More Surahs 1.3, their Quran reading app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch devices. Short Surah of Quran is an iOS Quran reading application which includes fifteen short Surah of Quran with their translation, Word by word transliteration and mp3 recitation. It acts like Quran tutor which teaches Muslim Kids the basics of Quran with easy learning features. Surah Al-fatiha Mp3 & More Surahs 1.3 is free, and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category. Download from iTunes
  12. iOS/Games – Bleeding Edge Studios is proud to announce the release of Extreme Well Death Stunt Car 1.0, for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. Bleeding Edge Studios’ latest endeavor into the realm of free-to-play 2D and 3D action and racing games is not frothy. Extreme Well Death Stunt Car is a trial of dexterity which puts the player overdue the helm of an action and thrilling racing game. The game features truly heart-stopping with treat of thrills and spills, while at the same time immersing gamers with interest building texture which guaranteed to challenge any player in new journey in Extreme Well Death Stunt Car. Extreme Well Death Stunt Car 1.0 is free, and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.  Download from iTunes
  13. iOS/Games – Liontech Studios is proud to announce the release of Ascension 1.3, their entertaining game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. A mobile game like no other, Ascension will have you feeling everything from happiness, relaxation and joy to sadness, tension and anger.  Ascension 1.3 is free, and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  14. iOS/Games – MobileTin is pleased to announce the release of Cargo Car Parking Game 3D Simulator 1.0, its parking simulator for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Cargo 3D Car Parking is an amazing game simulator which tests your car driving and parking skills simultaneously. It is designed with amazing features which stands it out from other competition games apps. Cargo Car Parking Game 3D Simulator 1.0 is free, and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Cargo Car Parking Game 3D Simulator 1.0
  15. iOS/Lifestyle – ChackApps is proud to announce the release of TicktsUp 1.0.1 for iOS, a new app to scan and save your purchase receipts. With TicktsUp, now you can save all those old receipts that have accumulated in your wallet. Never worry about losing or throwing away a receipt or ticket again. For a limited period, TicktsUp 1.0.1 will be free. TicktsUp is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.  Download from iTunes
  16. iOS/Games – Super Awesome Inc. is proud to announce the release of LuckyStrike: Slot machine RPG 1.0.3 for iPhone, iPad, iPhone touch and Android devices. Lucky Strike was first shown in Korea on February 22nd and has received main featuring in both the Google Play and Apple App Stores. Lucky Strike: Slot Machine RPG 1.0.3 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.  Lucky Strike: Slot Machine RPG 1.0.3
  17. iOS/Productivity – Fanatic Software, developers of the wildly popular Pocket Informant for iOS, macOS, and Android, announces an update for Informant 5 (Release 5.11), an excellent productivity app for managing your busy personal and professional life. Informant is a cross-platform planner app that combines your Calendar, Tasks, Projects, and Notes into a single app. Informant 5.11 has some new updates such as a new Date Picker that resembles an actual calendar, and a new watchOS app. This release also addresses a number of small fixes and crashes that some users were experiencing.  Pocket Informant 5.11 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Productivity category. Download from iTunes
  18. iOS/News – Matrix News LLC today announces a limited time giveaway of Matrix News 1.0. A brand new RSS Reader + Radio player app for iOS devices that also reads incoming news. Matrix News allows you to view all of your preferred news sources and play your favorite radio stations from a single place. When configured with all of your favorite news, this app is the most efficient news reader that you’ll encounter with its unique features. It will even read the incoming news to you. Matrix News 1.0 is FREE for a limited time. Normally $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the News category. Download from iTunes
  19. iOS/Photo & Video – Button Software Inc. has brought many amazing applications for the iOS users worldwide. This time, it is all about photo editing and collage as the software giant today is pleased to announce the release of Mixoo, an all-new and updated version of its most downloaded application. Mixoo has recently received new updates with version 3.0 and it is available for download on App Store for free. Button Software Inc. is known for creating excellent and unique applications that are the result of consistent research and development with Mixoo being no exception as the professional photo editing and collage making app is the ultimate solution for everyone in their pockets. Mixoo 3.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category. Download from iTunes
  20. iOS/Games – Sporting an arcade like cartoonish look and feel, Rocklien Run is a space runner game that entertains and excites without end. It is colorful, fast, and full of fun. But be forewarned – while it is one of the easier games in terms of learning how to play – but, it will be one the hardest games for you to master. In this game, you are spaceship commander and it’s your job to steer your ship at whatever speed you like into the unknown, while avoiding anything that could cause you to explode or be destroyed. The outerspace you will encounter will be unlike anything you would see in Cosmos; rather, you will be warping through rainbow fields. Free from iTunes. Download from iTunes
  21. iOS/Health & fitness – Certified meditation coach and founder of OMG. I Can Meditate!, Lynne Goldberg, today is very pleased to announce the official launch of Breethe 3.0, the next generation of the popular guided meditation and mindfulness app for iOS and Android devices. Re-named Breethe, the app builds on the success of OMG. I Can Meditate! as one of the world’s top meditation apps and the easiest way to meditate. And now sets its sights on becoming the definitive companion app to help people enjoy a lifestyle of calm and balance. As more and more people are experiencing the benefits of meditation, they are seeking to integrate these benefits into all aspects of their daily lives. Breethe 3.0 is Free (with In-App Purchases) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category.  Download from iTunes
  22. iOS/Entertainment – Introducing the latest update, CutCuts 0.0.26, for the debut application of Independent Developer Jacob Brubaker, a minor update to his new auto-merging dub app developed for iOS and Android devices. It would have been better if he/she had said. At some point in time, everyone has thought that. Cutcuts gives people a platform to do exactly that. And in the most user friendly way on the market.  CutCuts 0.0.26 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Download from iTunes
  23. iOS/Books – Today Bound is announcing the launch of “Purgatorio,” a new fiction series by award-winning author John Shirley, based on the “Midnight Star: Renegade” mobile game universe developed by Industrial Toys and best-selling author John Scalzi. Bound is a new mobile app that combines serialized prose, art and audio with community features from the best storytellers in “geek genres” like sci-fi, fantasy and thrillers. Bound is available in the IOS app store. Bound 1.0 is Free and currently available worldwide through the App Store in the Books category.  Download from iTunes
  24. iOS/Photo & Video – Ollywan Limited announces the latest version of Winstag 1.2.2, an app for the stylists and fashion bloggers. The updated version of the Winstag app has now been made available by Ollywan Limited for the savvy and fashion conscience individual. It provides a platform where the trendiest individuals can become influencers of the fashion and style space. It provides users with an opportunity to share the latest styles and trends that the fashion industry has to offer. This unique platform also allows its users to follow their friends, bloggers, and celebrities to see what they are wearing as well. Winstag app is currently available for Free worldwide through the iTunes app store in Photo & Video category.  Download from iTunes
  25. iOS/Stickers – Happy the dog, Rainbow giraffe, Lila the bird, Ducky (the duck!) and more fun characters are brightening up iMessage conversations around the globe, as The Happy Juul Company are proud to launch their new iOS Sticker App “Happy Juul.” Offering over 100 stickers, Happy Juul 1.33 allows people of all ages to add charm, fun and color to their daily iMessage conversations. Happy Juul 1.33 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Stickers category. Download from iTunes
  26. iOS/Photo & Video – While emojis add fun and flair to any conversation, after a while even the biggest library of expressions and icons gets boring and predictable. Fortunately, that’s a problem that the developers at Picartio Inc. have solved with their delightful – and certainly unique – new app FantasMoji.  FantasMoji 1.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category. Download from iTunes
  27. iOS/Food & Drink – For the vast majority of people, understanding and deciphering complex and confusing food label ingredients is impossible, and often leads to making eating choices that aren’t aligned with their weight management and wellness goals – or are just plain unsafe and hazardous to their health. Finally, this common problem has a brilliant solution: the innovative new Whatsinit? app from Two Docs Ltd. Whatsinit? 1.3 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Food & Drink category. Download from iTunes
  28. iOS/Education – Clapenjoy SRL is proud to announce the release of Preschool Learning Games for kids – Hello Spring 1.22 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The learning games for kids encourages them to discover nature, an early science kids app especially designed for ages 2 to 5. Play and learn with free preschool and kindergarten interactive games, puzzles and enjoy the colorful rewards. Preschool Learning Games for kids – Hello Spring 1.22 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. Download from iTunes
  29. iOS/Productivity – KerCodex today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of “Find that Book” version 1.0 for iPhone and iPad devices. You’ve got plenty of books in various bookcases and you stopped trying to sort them? This App will help you find them! Once and for all take photos of your books by bundles and keyword them (titles, authors). Find that Book 1.0 is Free until 50 book bundles and can be unlocked and ad free for an in-app purchase of $1.99 USD (free during the launch week). It is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity (Books) categories. Download From iTunes
  30. iOS/Games – Element Cell Game today is pleased to announce the release of 2048 Time Attack 1.0, a new incarnation of the popular 2048 game for iOS and Android devices. Featuring fast-paced, yet intuitive gameplay, 2048 Time Attack offers the added challenge of a time limit with numerous modes and options to unlock. 2048 Time Attack 1.0 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  31. iOS/Games – Every so often you’ll come across a game that’s a bit different and gives you a new challenge to take on. It’s a game where you get to build your own solar system, complete with its own sun and a bunch of planets. It’s not as easy as you would think, because once you have the sun in place, there is its gravity that you have to contend with and the gravitational pull from the various other planets you start to place. When you first download DP Gravity Simulator you will see an informational page that tells you how things will start out and what you need to do to add planets and create balance between them. The information provided is extremely helpful, but in very small print, so it’s a bit hard to read. Download from iTunes
  32. iOS/Entertainment – Maysalward(MRD) is proud to announce the release of Magic Painting 1.0, the company’s new entertainment app developed for iOS and Android devices. Magic Painting is an augmented reality AR Coloring Book App in which children can color characters in a printed coloring book and check their work using a mobile device. The drawing is detected, tracked and augmented with an animated 3-D version of the character texture according to the child’s coloring. The App is based on a live texturing process that applies the captured texture from a 2-D colored drawing, and then turning it into a 3-D character in real time. Magic Painting 1.0 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Download from iTunes
  33. iOS/Medical – A Boston based company – CarePassport – is on a mission to enable patients to take control of their medical records by allowing patients to aggregate, store, share and manage all their medical data including radiology images, lab results, dental, vitals, medications and more at no cost to the patient. CarePassport brings patient data together in one single, secure health portal, and allows patients to create a secure medical wallet with key information including demographics, insurance, emergency contacts and important health info for emergencies, such as blood type, allergies and medications. The app enables patients to import their medical data from any current patient portal or EMR. CarePassport 6.0.5 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Medical category. Download from iTunes
  34. iOS/Games – Indie developers Wenpo Sun, Andrew Milton and Aileen Marie Bayaca are pleased to announce their pulp sci-fi arcade shooter and endless runner hybrid “Rocklien Run” has been featured on Apples “New games we love” list in the Australian and New Zealand App Stores. Rocklien Run 1.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  35. iOS/Education – Good-game-experience studio, Gro Play today introduces Grow Forest, their new kids play app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Developed for ages 3-9 years, Grow Forest is a city builder game and a mini game collection, in which children develop a wonderful, healthy forest community and learn about environmental topics in a simple and entertaining way. Grow Forest 1.1.1 is Free (with in-app purchase) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category. To buy the full version the users can make a one time purchase ($3.99) inside the app. Players will be able to continue building the world they have created in the free version. Download from iTunes
  36. macOS/Music – AppGeneration has released a major update for myTuner Radio app for Mac. Besides the main features that are common to all of myTuner Radio apps and platforms: listening to 40,000 live radio stations from more than 200 countries/territories, listening to more than 1 million podcasts and finding the top played songs on the radio, the new version comes with a redesigned UI and it’s compatible with MacBook Pro Touch Bar. Version 2 of myTuner Radio for Mac is now available on the Mac App Store! There is a Pro at $9.99 and a Free version. Both are available on the Mac App Store.
  37. iOS/Games – Are you a fan of Game of Thrones? Who isn’t, and if you have ever fantasized about being in such dramatic and grand times, without the bad stuff, then downloading Castle Breakout should be at the top of your download list. Castle Breakout is exactly what it claims to be; you are a castle security expert, somehow stuck in the castle and your challenge is to get out. To completely escape the castle, it will take several levels of escaping to finally get out, but that’s what makes it so exciting! A cool way of thinking about this game is that it’s the digital version of the popular escape rooms we’ve seen popping up all over. Your challenge to escape a room in this game is to solve puzzles and get closer to the key that will unlock the door to each of the 10 unique and intricate environments within which you will explore, decipher, solve and escape. Can you escape? Free through iTunes. Download from the iTunes store
  38. iOS/Travel – If you don’t like playing it by ear, this might be the travel app that helps you to get everything organized for your local, or international trips. No more calling here, there, and everywhere- crystal clear planning can all take place in the palm of your hand with Preparture. Signing in is made easy by using your Facebook or Google account. The landing screen has a colorful, fun feel that says “let’s explore”. There are two main icons on the screen: One for traveling locally, and the other for travelling in the next 24 hours. Other icons in the background let you know that this app does more than just keep dates and times. Clicking on the local icon will take you to your method of travel, and from there you insert your current location and destination details. Free through the App store. Download from iTunes
  39. iOS/Games – Global mobile game publisher ZPLAY is glad to announce that Collider Shapes is going to be released on iOS and Android all over the world on June 29th. Collider Shapes is a game of dodge which includes 99 levels and three modes in total. Started with unlocked Standard mode, players can unlock Inverted mode and Angles mode with 2000 points. Players can earn points by passing a level or colliding with the green and orange power ups. Collider Shapes 1.0 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
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