Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates
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
CameraBag 2 [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] CameraBag 2 is the world's first hi-fi photo app, featuring a massive number of the highest-quality styles and adjustments in an elegant, minimal interface.
CameraBag 2 HD [iPhone; Now free, down from $3.99] CameraBag 2 is the world's first hi-fi photo app, featuring a massive number of the highest-quality styles and adjustments in an elegant, minimal interface.
Ocean - Animal Adventures for Kids [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Discover over 30 Ocean animals in 3 settings with interesting facts.
Moon Control [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] In space no one can hear you scream, unless of course you're playing Moon Control!
Dolphins 3D [OS X; Now free, down from $1.99] Dive into the deep ocean with no aqualung and swim with the dolphins, without leaving your computer!
Xilisoft Video Converter Smart [OS X; Now free, down from $4.99] The best Video Converter. Let you enjoy videos anywhere.
New and Notable Apps
Star Wars Scene Maker [iPad; Free] Become the master of your own Star Wars video universe! Create your own scenes, choose your favorite characters, control their actions and dialogue, record your masterpiece, and share your Star Wars story.
MagiCam [iPhone; $0.99] A bold, new experience in iPhone photography has just arrived. Simply snap a photo... and like magic, it's transformed into a gorgeous, eye-catching shot.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril [iOS Universal; $4.00] LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes: Universe in Peril features an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe.
Adobe Sketch – inspiration, drawing & feedback [iPad; Free] Adobe Sketch brings inspiration, drawing, and your creative community together in one place.
Adobe Line - Real Tools for Drawing [iPad; Free] A modern approach to drawing and drafting, Line lets you draw straight lines, geometric shapes, perspective views, and more.
Adobe Lightroom for iPhone [iPhone; Free] Edit and organize images anywhere, anytime on your iPhone.
Updates you don't want to miss
Storehouse [iOS Universal; Free] Share your world through Storehouse. It's the easiest way to create and discover beautiful stories. Version 1.4 brings the following changes:
- The stories created and recommended by people you follow populate your Home channel. The more people you follow, the more dynamic your Storehouse experience.
- See new stories in the Explore channel and get introduced to more members of the Storehouse community.
- The Story of the Day channel highlights one incredible story every day.
- Links can now be added to stories.
- New profile design for easier access to your published stories and recommendations.
- Grid view allows you to see more, faster.
- Drafts are now autosaved to your iPad.
- Other bug fixes and UI enhancements.
Hatch [iPhone; $0.99] What if a tiny pet hatched on your phone? If it loved you, would you love it back. Version 1.4 brings the following changes:
- ENCHANTED TOY!
- NEW DECORATIONS!
- hopefully fixed an issue with forever lasting birthdays (not as fun as it sounds!)
- floral tree decor set has been updated to be more lovely
- your hungry pet fugu will no longer complain if you are throwing away rotten fruit
- your 'treats' section in the bag has been turned into the 'toy' section :)
- support for crateable items distinguishing between the trash and backpack
- fix for a wallpaper that was causing crashes
- fugu will behave better with its noise making while doing the army crawl
- rug typo fix in Lace Doily
- replaced 8bit wallpaper with 1bit version
Skype [iPhone; Free] Say "hello" to the new Skype for iPhone. Version 5.1 brings the following changes:
- Remove conversations from recent -> press and hold on a conversation to remove the conversation from recent.
- Edit a message -> press and hold on a message in a chat to edit.
- Add favorites directly on the favorites hub screen.
- VoiceOver improvements.
- General improvements.
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