This Weekend in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates

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Kelly Hodgkins
January 31st, 2015
In this article: App Store, iOS, OS X
This Weekend in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates

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Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Apps Now Free

Axe in Face [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Axe in Face - Defense of the Daffodils.

Almighty PHOTO [iPhone; Now free, down from $2.99] Almighty PHOTO is the brilliant photo album app for organizing and browsing your photos.

Stopwatch+ [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $9.99] Stopwatch Plus is the most professional and beautiful stopwatch in the App Store.

AfterThis [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Simply focus where you want.

New and Notable Apps

Mean Girls: The Game [iOS Universal; $3.99] A Mean Girls tower defense game makes way more sense than you'd think.

Ted the Jumper [iOS Universal; $0.99] Help Ted to collect all wooden blocks on the field by jumping on them in a colorful puzzle game.

Updates you don't want to miss

Convert It - The Unit and Currency Converter [OS X; Free] Convert It is the best free unit converter for your Mac. Easily accessible from the menubar, the app makes converting units a breeze.Version 1.3 brings the following changes:

  • Added Mils to Length and Area Converters
  • Added Acres (Ireland) to Area Converters
  • Fixed Illumination conversion errors (Foot Candles, Lumens/sq Centimeter, and Nox
  • Fixed Acceleration unit Galileos
  • Hotkey is optional now
  • Maintenance and Bug Fixes

Highnote: Tempo and Key Control For Your Music [iOS Universal; $4.99] Highnote gives you realtime, independent tempo and pitch control over the music in your iPhone's library making it an invaluable practice tool for musicians and dancers. Version 2.0 brings the following changes:

  • Fresh new look for v2.0!
  • New design making it easier and quicker to use.
  • Support for iPad.
  • New and improved audio engine.
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