At the moment there are 23 free apps for Android and iOS that you can download and install! Depending on the operating system, you can install a colorful bunch of apps over the weekend and put them through their paces. However, you should hurry as most free downloads are only available for a few days.
The free content in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store are experiencing price reductions as part of a promotion. For example, developers can push their apps up the leaderboards or simply generate new users. For you, it’s a way to get ad-free apps or premium content without having to spend a single penny.
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Tip: Don’t have enough free storage space on your smartphone? You can either clean up your smartphone or install the free apps and uninstall them straight away. This way you can download them again for free in the future as they are part of your purchased app library.
Free apps and mobile games in Google Play Store
Free Android Apps
- Strong fitness: Just train (
$19.99): This well rated (4.5 stars) app will help you with your workout both in the gym and at home. You can either use the preset exercises or create your own workouts using drag and drop.
- Sleep Faster, Meditation Pro (
$8.49): Another app that aims to bring you down with relaxing sounds like rain patter or forest sounds. It’s not really rated highly, but as long as it’s free, you can try, right?
- Mobile document scanner
( $4.99): This app is still free. You can use it to scan documents using your smartphone’s camera. We recently presented this scanner app to you in detail.
Free Android Games
- The Lost Ship (
$3.99): Go on a treasure hunt in this highly rated point and click adventure game. Like all Syntaxity games, this one is packed with pretty graphics and crunchy puzzles and riddles.
- Boss Rush: Mythology Mobile (
$1.49): In this action game you will bash enemies from a variety of mythologies such as Greece, Egypt and Scandinavia.
- OrbaDrone – Faded Light (
$1.99) [Ends Sunday!]: Chilling game where you gondola through the levels with a drone.
- Shadow of Death: Dark Knight (
$3.99): In this horizontally scrolling action-adventure game, you are a sinister knight taking out ranks of enemies.
- Shadow Knight Ninja Fighting Game (
$0.99): The game bills us as “Action RPG with hack and slash gameplay in a dark fantasy setting” in the description.
- Epic Hero War – Premium (
$0.99) [Ends today!]: RPG real-time strategy action game about assembling a powerful army to slaughter all your enemies.
- Concrete Defense 1940: Tank Game WW2 (
$0.99): Tower defense game that takes you back to the dark days of WWII.
Temporarily free iOS apps on the Apple App Store
Free iOS apps
- TempoHero Pro Metronome (
$3.99) Do you play guitar, piano or another instrument and need a metronome? Then this app is perfect for you!
- Phone Drive: File Storage Sync (
$3.99): Turns your iPhone into a wireless portable USB stick. A comprehensive and well-rated file manager.
- Currency – Simple Converter (
$3.99): This very intuitive app converts currencies for you in no time.
- Treble Cat – Reading Music (
$4.99): This app aims to teach you how to read sheet music in no time. It’s worth a try, isn’t it?
- loop it (
$0.99): Another tip for music lovers: “Loop it” makes creating and looping beats child’s play.
Free iOS games for iPhone
- The Lost Ship (
$2.99): The aforementioned point-and-click adventure game is also currently free for iOS.
- Geography: Learn the World Map (
$1.99): The capital of Sri Lanka? Where is Uganda actually located? This geography quiz will help you pass the time and learn something too.
- fill me up (
$0.99): The name says it all in this game, because you have to fill out the area completely.
( $9.99 ):How about if you could play a little god and create your own solar system? With this game you can.
- Modern Ludo (
$9.99): Ludo is a centuries-old board game and probably the direct predecessor of “Mensch ärger Dich nicht”. Get a modern version of the game here.
What do you think of our picks this week? Have you found other interesting apps or games in Google Play Store or Apple App Store? Feel free to share your goodies in the comments.