Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently.

Apps Gone Free

Twitteriffic [iOS Universal; Now free, ad-supported, with in-app purchases] The wonderful Twitter client from IconFactory has now gone ad-supported, with in-app purchases to remove ads and add certain features.

Levitagram - Levitation [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Levitagram is the original and most advanced levitation photo editor in the App Store.

Flying Doggy PRO [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] One day, Doggy dreamed about flying in the sky.Doggy can fly in his dream! Now is the time to catch the birds!

5coins - Spend Everyday [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] If you just want to know how much money you are spending. This is the only right app for you.

XPomodoro [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] XPomodoro is a simple and elegant tool to keep you focus on work base on pomodoro technique.

Any File Info [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Any File Info is a professional tool to view and browse files' information.

ImageConvert [OS X; Now free, down from $29.99] ImageConvert is an application for converting image file formats of one or more files.

New and Notable Apps for iOS and OS X

Next for iPad [iPad; $1.99] Next for iPad reimagines expense tracking on iPad.

Adventure Beaks [iOS Universal; Free] Begin your quest with Adventure Beaks, the only platformer where you assemble an expedition party of elite Penguin adventurers.

The Collectables [iOS Universal; Free] Command a crew of renegade soldiers and lead them into explosive combat with strategic precision in The Collectables.

Globlins [iOS Universal; $1.99] Alien globs are brainwashing your friends. It's time to burst their bubbles

Battery Diag [OS X; Free] Battery Diag helps you to easily access battery information from your menu bar.

WeChat [OS X; Free] WeChat allows you to communicate with all of your friends personally and in group chats on your Mac just as you would with your mobile device

Bit Patrol [OS X; Free] Bit Patrol is a lightweight application that delivers live Bitcoin conversion rates directly to your status bar.

App Updates You Don't Want to Miss

Codea [iPad; $9.99] Codea lets you create games and simulations -- or just about any visual idea you have. Turn your thoughts into interactive creations that make use of iPad features like Multi-Touch and the accelerometer. Version 2.0 is a complete overhaul of the app adding:

  • Redesigned for iOS 7
  • Full 64-bit support
  • Newnew unified asset system that supports sounds, music, images and more
  • Completely New Code Editor with a handful of new features including intelligent autocomplete and In-line errors detection
  • New features including find and replace, Location API and more
  • Other improvements and bug fixes

KitCamera [iOS Universal; Free] Professional app for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod that will help you create unique high-quality photos and videos. Version 2.1.4 adds the following:

  • Horizon Camera - new video camera, that allows you to keep the horizon no matter how you move your device. No more vertical videos with black lines on the sides.
  • Minecraft lens - a new free lens, it adds to your photos an interesting square effect.
  • Video Pause - now you can pause the video playback in any moment.
  • Autosaving of your photos (auto archive) - allows you to automatically save the photos in the previous selected locations: Camera Roll, Box, Dropbox, Flickr, Vkontakte, Google Drive, SkyDrive.
  • Background Sharing - now you can share photos automatically on multiple services, this will allow you to further user the camera without the need to wait for the download to finish.

Duet Game [iOS Universal; $1.99] Enter a mesmerising trance of co-dependence in Duet. The rules are simple: control two vessels in sync, survive against all odds and keep calm. Version 1.1.0 adds:

  • New "Daily Challenges" mode that offer a new 3 wave challenge each day.
  • Compete for the highest number of completed challenges and the longest streak.

Command-C - Clipboard [iOS Universal and OS X; $3.99] Command-C is a revolutionary app which makes easy to share your clipboard between iOS and OS X using your local WiFi network, even if the app is not currently opened. Version 1.1 adds the following:

  • Clipboard history and preview
  • Ability to share clipboards between Mac
  • Ability to sort or rename device
  • Improved reliability and performances

Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day [iOS Universal; $1.99] A star and constellation guide has never been more beautiful and easy to use. Version 3.2 adds the following:

  • New feature: FILTER! Tap and hold to X-ray the sky. Explore invisible wonders like supernova remnants, black holes, the cosmic microwave background and more!
  • More languages! French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Traditional) and Chinese (Simplified).
  • Performance Improvements: decreased loading times and 64-bit optimizations (on supported devices).

Camera Plus [iOS Universal; $0.99] Camera Plus makes capturing and sharing an absolute pleasure. Version 3.5 is a major overhaul adding the following features:

  • AirSnap is an innovative new feature that allows users to capture photos and videos using two devices running Camera Plus via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
  • Camera Plus is now universal and available on the iPad.
  • Soft Flash for iPad
  • Adjustable capture bar for the iPad
  • Localized to 10 international languages

MobileFamilyTree 7 [iOS Universal; $6.99] MobileFamilyTree 7 is the first is the first fully-fledged mobile genealogy app out there. Version 7.1 adds the following changes:

  • Completely new iOS 7 inspired user interface
  • AirPlay Video support
  • Completely new Interactive Tree
  • Improved data entry
  • Statistic Maps
  • Private Information
  • FamilySearch improvements

This article was originally published on Tuaw.