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.
- iOS/Games – Independent developer, Skyriser Media is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Coiny Block 1.0.2, their action-packed game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Coiny Block is a fun free-to-play action clicker game, with a twist! Players tap the block to collect more coins, unlock more blocks, and at the same time avoiding enemies and a collecting power ups. Coiny Block 1.0.2 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. A convenient in-app purchase unlocks VIP mode. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Finance – Tekton Technologies today is proud to announce the launch of Swift Miles – Mileage Tracker and business expense tracker, for business users. To make mileage logging extremely simple and efficient, Swift Miles provides automatic trip detection, mileage logging and accurate route maps, with the additional benefit of consuming less battery power. Swift Miles – Mileage Tracker 1.1.1 is now available free of cost (with In-App Purchases) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Finance category. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Games – BBC Worldwide and games publisher and developer Kalypso Media, have collaborated to produce a brand new natural history-themed mobile quiz game, The BBC Earth Quiz, featuring content from the hit series Blue Planet II, as well as other award-winning BBC natural history documentaries. The Official BBC Earth Quiz 1.11 is Free to download (With In-App Purchases) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. The app will be continually updated with additional content including in-game events, competitions, worlds and questions. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Productivity – Open Screen Ltd. is proud to announce the release of the latest version of Archisketch, the scale-aware sketching app for iPad. With its freehand sketching features and solid line drawing tools, Archisketch provides a simple, effective early-stage design and development solution with none of the complications of the CAD and BIM software traditionally used in the design industry. Archisketch 2.9 is available immediately from the App Store as a free download for use with up to 50 shapes in two projects, with an in-app purchase for unlimited shapes and projects for US$9.99 (USD). Version 2.9 requires iOS 11 or later on an iPad, iPad Air or iPad Pro. Support for Apple Pencil requires an iPad Pro. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Games – If you have ever played Road Draw, the desktop version, then you have to download its mobile version now. Taking the motor racing game mobile couldn’t get better than this. The creators have recreated the game to the tee and placed it in the palm of your hand. Now, you don’t have to wait until you are in front of your computer, you can play whenever you want. Sporting a racing theme, the app offers up a multitude of motorcycles from which to choose. Your job is to climb the hill and draw roads while keeping safe on your motorcycle as your maneuver amongst obstacles. You can open up more possibilities as you progress through the increasingly challenging levels. What’s more fun is that the app is extremely entertaining to the point where you never want to put it down. Free through the App store
- iOS/Education – Learning does not happen like it used to. Nowadays, much of what we learn, either adults or children, is online or in a computer learning app. Learnia is one such creator of entertaining and effective apps that bring basic concepts that kids from grade 1 through 3 need to learn – all in their control and from their iPad. Learnia is an app that teaches kids math and spelling for these three grade levels. Users can purchase what they want, based on the grade level work they want for their kids. Designed for the iPad, it supports a well laid out learning surface, supported by all of the graphic features iPad supports, such as the ability to draw out letter and numbers, and more. Free from the App Store.
- iOS/Social Networking – A newly biometric technologycalled Face ID is displayed during the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the Steve Jobs Theater on Sep. 12, 2017 in California. It uses a 3D scan of the user’s face for authenticating and unlocking their device. It also replaces Touch ID for Apple Pay too. But, this high-tech did raise security and privacy concerns of the massive. CoverMe Private Calls & Texts 2.8.6 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. Download from iTunes Store
- iOS/Health & fitness – Two companies from Yorkshire were recently invited to the House of Commons to launch an app which aims to raise awareness of encephalitis, a virus which causes inflammation of the brain. Brainwalk 1.0.4 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Health and Fitness category. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Games – PiPo Studio is proud to announce the release of Chaos Knight – Ninja Warrior 1.0.3, their exciting game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Playing action games is really interesting and the first choice for children, boys and girls. There are different categories and taste also get vary from the person to person. These games are the best source for passing the time enjoys while you are all alone and nobody to talk. Earlier people use to depend on some specified device or TV to play a video game but now no matter you can play anytime anywhere, thanks to smartphones, which provide this facility. Chaos Knight – Ninja Warrior 1.0.3 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Games – V2R is proud to announce the release of Business War 1.0.1, their network-based management fostering simulation game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. It is a mobile game that sets a small start-up through various quests and upbringing strategies. The ultimate goal is for users to start with startup and grow into a global company. Business War 1.0.1 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Education – Mobile app developer, Peak Reality, LLC is pleased to announce that they have released AR Flashcards Abraham Lincoln to the Apple App Store. This is an augmented reality app using Apple’s ARkit to learn about Lincoln’s life. AR Flashcards Abraham Lincoln makes learning about America’s 16th President more immersive and fun than ever before. R Flashcards Abraham Lincoln is Free (With In-App Purchases) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. AR Flashcards Abraham Lincoln
- iOS/Utilities – Infinity Softworks celebrates 21 years in business by re-launching its flagship software calculator, PowerOne(R). PowerOne is a different kind of calculator that focuses on quickly and accurately performing repetitive calculations, a critical function for businesses ranging from finance, banking and investing to sales, construction and engineering. PowerOne 5.0.1 is free to use on the web and iOS devices, including access to over one hundred pre-created templates, the ability to create your own templates, synchronize across your devices, and utilize a full-featured standard and RPN calculator on iOS devices. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Productivity – Intro Limited today is proud to announce the worldwide release of their new contacts and personal network management tool, Intro 1.0 for iPhone. Intro focuses on learning names, recognizing faces, and retrieving information about people you’ve met. It’s like Contacts, on steroids. The Intro app is free to download, with the free version providing contacts management. A one-month free trial is available to unlock the full features of the app, such as the errorless learning tool, avatar creation and physical features search. Ongoing use of these app features requires a monthly subscription (US $2.49, Euro 2.49, GBP 2.29, Yuan 16.00, Rs 189, A $3.49, NZ $3.99/month, similar prices in other local currencies). If a user ends their subscription, they can continue to access all data they’ve created in the app during any previous subscription period, and can continue to do contact management. Customers who begin a free trial and continue their subscription during the initial launch period will be identified as Intro Foundation Customers. Download for free through the iTunes App Store
- iOS/Entertainment – Messaging is fun. We all know it. We spend hours every day posting things, back and forth. It’s the way to stay connected in our world of remote engagements. What if you could have more fun doing it? How much more fun can it get, you ask? Well, download MAYU Animate and find out. MAYU Animate is an app that’s an easy download, makes messaging come alive and creates a whole lot of fun to anyone who receives a message crafted by its entertaining enhancements. It costs just $1.99, but comes with an immense variety of clips and videos that take your text message to new heights. Grab your friends’ attentions or send impactive information for marketing leads. It’s all up to you what you can get out of MAYU – you get to decide. Download for free from the iTunes App Store
- iOS/Games – Game publisher and developer, Kalypso Media today launched a hugely updated version of its hit winter sports title Ski Jumping Pro on iOS devices. Ski Jumping Pro has been designed to accurately recreate the favourite winter sport through an immersive first-person perspective, with individual courses that have been painstakingly modelled on their real-life counterparts. Gamers have three attempts to land the largest jumps possible while battling environmental factors such as wind direction, heavy snowfall and even limited vision during nightfall, all of which affect optimum launch, jump and landing times. Players can then revel in their own glory through multi-angle slow motion replays. Ski Jumping Pro 1.4.6 is Free (With In-App Purchases) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Social Networking – YouLudi S.a.s. is proud to announce the release of YouLudi 1.0.2 for iOS, an important update to its cultural event sharing app. Offering the perfect social network for arts & culture, YouLudi was developed specifically for sharing world-wide cultural events, such as concerts, theatres, exhibitions, conferences and more, and where everybody (artists, musicians, book-writers, museums, theatres, institutions, universities, etc.) is allowed to freely post his events. YouLudi 1.0.2 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. YouLudi has just launched its crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo. Everyone is kindly invited to contribute to their noble cause. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Entertainment – Sprite Labs today is pleased to announce that Anya Dress Up & Pet Puppies got its AR update today which allows kids to interact and play with Anya and puppies in their world (with AR), changing their clothes, playing games and dancing along. Anya Dress Up & Pet Puppies AR 4.4 is Free (With In-App Purchase) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Anya Dress Up & Pet Puppies AR 4.4
- iOS/Health & fitness – KerCodex today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of “Quick’Nap” version 1.0 for iPhone devices. Quick’Nap is a very simple alarm clock App which wakes you up with progressive music chosen out of your iPhone library. And a cute manga character is helping you all along! Quick’Nap (v1.0) is entirely Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Games – Simply Trivial(TM) is a classic trivia game available on the Apple Store today from Northern Bound, LLC. This laid-back trivia game offers hundreds of custom questions in 10 general-knowledge categories and specialty sets of questions on a variety of topics such as Television and the 70’s. Simply Trivial 1.0.11 is a free-to-download app (With In-App Purchases) and no advertising. It is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes
- macOS/Education – NeoNet Corp is proud to announce the release of WebSonar 3000. NeoNet Corp’s WebSonar is a macOS application that provides a search engine with a built in web server. WebSonar dynamically creates a web presence from files stored in indexed, WebSonar Libraries, including image, audio, video and pdf documents. WebSonar searches at the page level and indexes every page in a document. Documents can include many thousands of pages. Every Library can serve a million documents and one Mac Mini can support 3000 libraries. WebSonar 9 (v2.2.3) is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Education category. WebSonar 36 (v2.2.3) is $29.00 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Education category. WebSonar Pro (v2.2.3) is $99.00 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Productivity category. WebSonar 3000 (includes Mac Mini) is $4,999.00 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies). WebSonar 9 available for free through the Mac App Store
- iOS/Business – Clappily is a venture of Farrago Services Pvt. Ltd. Clappily-Your Party Planner 2.0 is a one stop shop for all party planning needs for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. A platform that puts party organisers in touch with a wide selection of vendors, artists and service providers to fulfil their event’s needs. It is a technology enabled app that allows merchants and entertainers to reach a wider mass and boost their business, while making it easier to plan parties for everyone. It brings users the hassle free party planning app, Clappily. Clappily-Your Party Planner 2.0 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Business category. Download from iTunes
- iOS/Games – DM Apps is proud to announce the release of Jewel Block – The Puzzler King 1.0.1, a free game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, available on the iTunes App Store. Jewel Block – The Puzzler King is a game that is easy to start, but harder to master. Jewel Block – The Puzzler King 1.0.1 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download from iTunes