FREE iOS, tvOS AND macOS SOFTWARE for 12/2017

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.

  1. iOS/Games – A new App from Wulum Creative Technology Ltd has been released for iOS and Android. Jumping Home – The Path Back 1.0 is a 3D Game for mobile devices that presents “Smart-E,” a lost hero that wishes to come back home with his family. You will be presented with 16 levels that you must achieve in order to get to the final destination. Jumping Home – The Path Back 1.0 is Free and available worldwide through App Store and Google Play. We plan to offer extra content that users would be able to purchase and extra worlds to continue this great adventure. Jumping Home – The Path Back 1.0
  2. iOS/Music – We all love our Apple devices and if you’ve become addicted to your Apple Music, then you need to download 33 RPM to make your music listening experience even better. 33 RPM is an iOS app that works on a multitude of Apple devices, as long as they are running iOS 11.0 or later. It’s a music manager of sorts and it makes using Apple Music more rewarding. How so, you ask? Well, imagine adding a layer of meaning and fun to the library, so that you are sharing with friends, learning more about their preferences and expanding your own music library. So often, we just want something new to add to our collection, and what better way than to hear what our friends are listening to. Free on iTunes. Download from iTunes.
  3. iOS/Games – Global mobile game publisher ZPLAY is glad to announce that Jewels Panda, a classic elimination game will be updated on App Store all over the world on 30th Nov. The new update version will be adaptive to iPhone X, making it a must-play for iPhone X users. Jewels Panda 1.0.1 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  4. iOS/Music – Melody Composer Squared team today is proud to announce the release of Melody Composer Squared 1.2.3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, which includes an update for the iPhone X. Melody Composer Squared 1.2.3 is free for download in the first 7 days of each month and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category. Download from iTunes
  5. iOS/Games – DM Apps is proud to announce the release of Jewel Block Puzzle King, a free game available on the iTunes App Store. Jewel Block Puzzle King is a game that is easy to start, but harder to master. Sporting a simple-to-use interface, the player drops blocks to create and destroy lines of jewels both vertically and horizontally within the game matrix. Jewel Block Puzzle King 1.0.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  6. macOS/Photography – VeprIT today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of SlideFlow, a new macOS app for generating animated photo slideshows with background music, and playing it on a TV screen. SlideFlow offers the most natural viewing experience, presenting the full photograph, and then applying Ken Burns effect to zoom on human faces. The user can export the generated slideshow as a video file, or play it immediately on a connected TV. SlideFlow 1.0.1 is Free (with in-app purchases) on the Mac App Store, available worldwide in the Photography category. A promotional watermark is added to the generated slideshow, it can be removed with the $2.99 (USD) in-app purchase. Download from the Mac App Store
  7. iOS/Health & Fitness – Smoky Cat Software Ltd. today announced that Heart Graph version 5.0 is now available on the App Store for iPhone(R), iPad(R) and iPod touch(R). Heart Graph lets users see graphically how their heart rate behaves during exercise or other periods of time, and supports comparison and analysis of the heart rate graph and other statistics across sessions. New with v5.0 Apple Watch(R) users can see a graph of their heart rate in real time on the phone during a recording; additionally, all features of Heart Graph on the iPhone (including those that were previously for Bluetooth sensors only) are now also available to Apple Watch users, including heart rate zone alarms and the ability to design workout plans that can then be executed automatically by the app during training sessions. Heart Graph 5.0 is free (with in-app purchase) to download worldwide, exclusively through the App Store in the Health and Fitness category. Download from iTunes
  8. iOS/Reference – Pterosaur Design is proud to announce a the release and immediate availability of major update to Our Congress 1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, an important update to their app designed to make it easy for voters to contact their representatives in Congress. Users can now get quick access to information on congressional representatives and state and local officials for their place of residence. Our Congress puts a wealth of information about the members and activities of the U.S. Congress at users’ fingertips. Our Congress 1.1 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Reference category. Download from iTunes
  9. iOS/Social Networking – CoverMe, Inc. is proud to announce the release of CoverMe Private Calls & Texts 2.8.3, an important update to their private texting & calling app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Worried about message tracking? Annoyed about prying eyes? Just install a self-destructing message app on your iPhone. CoverMe Private Calls & Texts 2.8.3 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. Download from iTunes
  10. iOS/Games – Fire Tap Games today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Free Yourself 1.0, a 2D gravity-based puzzle game set in a colourful universe of crazy robots. Trapped within a metallic cage, players must find a way to free themselves by solving various physics-based puzzles. The most unique feature of Free Yourself is the ability for gamers to use a camera to capture their own face and truly become the star of the game. Free Yourself 1.0 is Free (with in-app purchase) ad-supported, and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. The optional in-app purchase for the iOS version removes ads and allows to play offline.  Download from iTunes
  11. iOS/Productivity – It’s so easy these days to copy a link and send it to a friend or coworker. But, what if that friend or coworker does not have the best wifi available, or what if their connection is iffy at best. If you wanted them to read what you sent, well, kiss that goodbye, because they are going to have to wait until they have a strong enough connection to get to your link. That’s where lumio sheds it light on the situation. lumio is an app that lets you highlight and share actual content you find online, not just the link. The important key here is that you are sharing exactly what you want others to see, not just the site, which would force your recipient to page through content and search for those few lines that you found to be phenomenal. lumio is an add on to your Chrome browser. It allows you to browse away at content through Chrome, and when you find that content you were looking for, or simply stumble upon something very interesting, you highlight what you want, tap on Share, and Select lumio as your media. Free from the App Store
  12. iOS/Games – Independent game studio Neon Play, and Escape Hunt, the masters behind real-life escape rooms with locations in 27 countries, today announced the launch of Escape Hunt: The Lost Temples 1.2.3 on iOS mobiles and tablets. The first in a new series of escape room adventures, Escape Hunt: The Lost Temples blends incredible photorealistic 3D graphics with fiendish challenges that have been meticulously crafted by the finest minds behind Escape Hunt’s global network of live escape game centres.  Escape Hunt: The Lost Temples 1.2.3 is Free (for the first two levels.) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  13. iOS/Productivity – Sola K.K. is pleased to announce that accoca, the company’s Japanese password manager iOS application, is now available in English. accoca is an easy to use ID and password manager application, focusing on simplicity and security. accoca stores and encrypts data locally, using the industry standard AES-256 protocol. No information is stored in the cloud; user data is always safe and secure. An option for users who are exceptionally cautious about information security and privacy. accoca 1.3 is available for free and available worldwide on the App Store in the Productivity category. Download from iTunes
  14. iOS/Utilities – Xtreme Media Works is proud to announce the release of PlayerXtreme Media Player 8.0.4, an important update to their popular video player app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV devices. Here are all the new changes included in this release. PlayerXtreme Media Player 8.0.4 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category. Download from iTunes
  15. iOS/Social Networking – Smartphone has played a significant role in people’s daily life. According to the Statistical Report by the United Nations, there are 80% people spending more than 4 hours on phones: watching videos, playing games, communicating with friends or surfing the internet. As a result, the smartphone is the most likely place that contains your private secrets. For instance, the secret sexy photos of yours and your lover’s, the secret business messages between you and your partner and so on. With these secrets, you may get some trouble if someone stoles or hacks your phone. No one can imagine how horrible and damaging it is if the information exposed by others. CoverMe Private Calls & Texts 2.8.4 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. Download from iTunes
  16. iOS/Productivity – Sentry Secure Communication is proud to announce the release of SkyVPN – Best VPN Proxy Shield 1.4.11, an update to their popular VPN app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch devices. Recently, you may hear some news about disgruntlement of personal information and data hacking. For this, you may consider downloading a VPN app to protect your information safe and keep personal privacy when you doing the online activity. SkyVPN – Best VPN Proxy Shield 1.4.11 is free and is available worldwide through the App Stor ein the Productivity category. Subscriptions are available as convenient in-app purchases. Download from iTunes
  17. iOS/Games – KerCodex today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of 7 & 17 version 1.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. 7 & 17 is an addictive game where falling dice rapidly fill the screen. Your mission is to clear them out by aligning three dice that add-up to 7 or 17. If they are of the same color, you’ll even get a bonus! 7 & 17 offers a nice mix of strategy and speed, and with Game Center support you will be able to challenge other players or aim for the 10 achievements. 7 & 17 (v1.3) is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games (Strategy & Puzzle) categories. It has a low-pressure interstitial ads policy. For more information visit 7 & 17 official website. Download from iTunes
  18. iOS/Social Networking – CoverMe, Inc. is proud to announce the release of CoverMe Private Calls & Texts 2.8.4, the important update to their privacy-enhancing app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Taking photos remains one of the most popular ways to keep precious moments but many have given up this idea due to the risk of private photos being exposed through the internet. Some keep this habit but are in breathless anxiety while storing private photos in their phones, let alone sending them to close friends. How to store and share private photos safely? Let’s use CoverMe – an app for ultimate privacy encryption. CoverMe Private Calls & Texts 2.8.4 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. Download from iTunes
  19. iOS/Productivity – Time tracking should be simple and only take a few seconds, especially in a business or team of people. Since most time trackers are so difficult to use, people instead use pen and paper or even worse, they guess. TimeTag 8.1 removes the need for guessing or difficult software or spreadsheets. Developed for iOS, macOS, and the web, TimeTag 8.1 now supports teams of people to track their time easily and share progress on projects and tasks with each other and their managers. TimeTag 8.1.1 is available to download for free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category. TimeTag Team is a recurring subscription priced at $10.00 (USD) per month per user, or equivalent amount in other currencies. Download from iTunes
  20. iOS/Productivity – NeoNet Corp today introduces CREATEit and CREATEit Pro 2.5. Educators can now create Slide Decks that include audio tracks and resource links that can be hosted in our new Presentation Library for distribution to their audience. Students can use the free CREATEit app to download and view these lessons at their own pace. CREATEit is free with an in-app purchase available to update to CREATEit Pro and is available worldwide exclusively in the App Store in the Productivity category. CREATEit Pro is $19.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively in the App Store in the Productivity category. Purchase and Download
  21. iOS/Games – Adveractive, Inc. and Hoyt Designs, Inc. today are proud to announce the launch of Just 2 Words Plus (TM) 1.0 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, a free picture word puzzle app for the millions of fans of David L. Hoyt’s word puzzles and brain teasers. Just 2 Words Plus(TM) 1.00 is free (with in-app purchases) and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Just 2 Words Plus(TM) is recommended for all ages (12 and up) and it contains nothing but fun and stimulating material. Download from iTunes
  22. iOS/Games – Leading mobile game developer, DP Space LP, has announced game-changing updates to its hugely popular App, Crazy Shapes: Run Adventure, introducing new features and an improved gaming experience. Crazy Shapes 1.1.4 is currently available for Free with in-app purchases on the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
  23. iOS/Games – Quency 1.0.5 is the latest App from the dynamic creators of Numfeud, the addictive online game which currently has over 100,000 online players. Intuitive and interactive, Quency pits players from around the world against one another in a fast-paced and fun game which is guaranteed to have commuters missing their stop with its addictive formula. Suitable for all ages, this new number sequence game utilizes a player’s logical and strategic skills as they battle to win awards and achievements on the game’s leaderboard.  Quency 1.0.5 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Game category. Download from iTunes
  24. tvOS/Business – Optimized for office walls, the newly released Numerics tvOS app gives teams a real-time status of their key performance indicators. Designed to be presented on large TV screens in a unique, big screen UI, Numerics runs on tvOS 11 and takes advantage of the intuitive Siri Remote enabling a tactile user experience. Custom designed, focus driven controls simplify navigation across dashboards while bringing unique interactivity to the KPIs. A slideshow mode automatically scrolls through KPIs on a dashboard – use it to rotate through and present shared KPIs. To show gratitude for their support, all existing users are being grandfathered, along with an exclusive lifetime discount of 50% for Numerics Pro and an extended month long trial period. Numerics is a universal app for iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Numerics 5 is available worldwide exclusively on the App Store. Download from iTunes
  25. iOS/Utilities – iThinkdiff today introduces Elitenote application for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The custom keyboard designed for this app lets the user write notes directly in Bangla, Arabic, Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Marathi, or quickly switch to device’s built-in keyboard to take notes in English. Features include copy notes in English or Bangla, Arabic, Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Marathi into text (SMS) messages, post them on Twitter or Facebook, or email, print, and copy them into other apps. Elitenote 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category. Download From iTunes
  26. iOS/Games – Global mobile game publisher ZPLAY officially announces the release and immediate availability of Finger Bricks 1.0, an innovative elimination game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. Finger Bricks 1.0 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download on App Store
  27. iOS/Music – LastThink is proud to announce the release of In & Out Online Radio 2.1, an update to the company’s highly customizable internet streaming player developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. From now on you don’t have to tune to the right station you want, as finding your favorite station is simply a click away. In & Out Online Radio was created to stream live broadcasts from different countries which run as smoothly as possible.  In & Out Online Radio 2.1 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category. Our Live Radio is frequently updated, new features and various stations are added. Our professionals are always there to update the app by adding features, broadcasts, so that you get delighted with all the extra features that have been included in this version.  In & Out Online Radio 2.1
  28. iOS/Entertainment – LastThink is proud to announce the release of Visualize Global TV 1.7, an update to their highly customizable TV application developed for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Users can directly access their favorite TV channel and watch diverse films, news, programs from their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch anywhere and anytime. Visualize Global TV 1.7 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Visualize Global TV 1.7
  29. iOS/Education – Get Qurious Inc., a bay area based startup creating fun and innovative games and activities, has released AR Diorama – Qurious Island 1.1, an important update to the first augmented reality line of children’s creative and educational apps /activities for iOS devices. Get Qurious products are designed to spark children’s curiosity, discovery, and passion for STEM / STREAM learning – Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math. AR Diorama – Qurious Island 1.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. AR Diorama – Qurious Island 1.1
  30. iOS/Games – Global mobile game publisher ZPLAY officially announces the release and immediate availability of Crush Escape 1.0, a high quality geometry escape game available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices.  Crush Escape 1.0 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes

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