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This Weekend in the App Store — Osmos, PDF Expert 5, Enlight and more

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. Today’s notable apps include a 50% discount on PDF Expert 5, the exciting new Enlight photo editor, and a feature-filled update to Hype 3. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

Plump [Now free, down from $0.99] Plump is a tiny and fat creature who loves chocolate! Help Plump eat chocolates in a wonderful land full of adventures!

my monster voice [Now free, down from $0.99] Ever wanted to sound like a monster? ‘my monster voice’ changes your voice into creepy or funny monster sounds.

Touch™ [Now free, down from $0.99] Touch redefines how we stay in touch with close friends and family.

FunSlides – Make HD video from photos [Now free, down from $1.99] With FunSlides you can create fantastic REALTIME, HD video slideshows from your favorite photos.

C.H.A.O.S Combat Copters HD – №1 Multiplayer Helicopter Simulator [Now free, down from $2.99] CHAOS – is a unique opportunity to act online as a pilot of a military helicopter.

iOS Apps On Sale

NanoStudio [On sale for $6.99, down from $9.99] NanoStudio is a recording studio for iOS, OS X and Windows.

Mix & Mash [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Looking for an awesome crossfade app to improve your music? Look no further – Mix & Mash is simply the best crossfade app for iOS!

Osmos [On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Osmos features unique physics-based play, stellar graphics, and a hypnotic ambient soundtrack. Absorb or be absorbed!

Osmos for iPad [On sale for $0.99, down from $4.99] Osmos features unique physics-based play, stellar graphics, and a hypnotic ambient soundtrack. Absorb or be absorbed!

PDF Expert 5 – Fill forms, annotate PDFs, sign documents [On sale for $9.99, down from $4.99] PDF Expert 5 is a must-have app for anyone who reads, annotates or edits PDF documents on iPad or iPhone.

Auro: A Monster-Bumping Adventure [On sale for $1.99, down from $2.99] Set in an original fantasy universe, guide the brash, spoiled Prince Auro through procedurally generated dungeons, with only a handful of tactical spells – and your wits – to protect you.

Discounted Mac Apps

WiFi Scanner [On sale for $6.99, down from $9.99] Using WiFi Scanner you’ll see nearby wireless access points and their details, including channels, signal levels (RSSI), noise, channel width, and MAC address, signal quality, maximum data rate, encryption, and much more.

Seasonality Core [On sale for $14.99, down from $24.99] Seasonality Core has been the premier app for weather enthusiasts for the past 10 years.

Arizona Rose and the Pirates’ Riddles [Now Free, down from $6.99] A clever code holds the key to buried treasure!

Total War: SHOGUN 2 Collection [On sale for $24.99, down from $49.99] Master your clan’s unique martial strengths to triumph in spectacular real-time battles and dominate the turn-based campaign map.

New and Notable Apps

Blink: Better Affiliate Links [$4.99] Blink is everywhere you need it. Blink has a powerful extension that makes its search and link conversion functionality available from other apps, so you can create links without interrupting the flow of your work. Blink also has URL scheme support, so you can incorporate it into workflows with other apps that support URL schemes.

Woodpost by Fuzel – Print your photos on wood [Free] Everything in the app, from the beautifully curated photo templates, to the simple & straightforward ordering process brings you the best way to print photos on wood.

Enlight [$3.99] Download Enlight – every photo app you’ve ever needed, wanted, or dreamed of – combined into one powerful, beautifully designed photo editor.

Updates you don’t want to miss

SignEasy – Sign Documents, Fill PDF, Excel, Word & Other Files [Free] SignEasy is the simplest, fastest and most secure way to fill and sign documents from your smartphone or tablet. Save time, money and do business faster by eliminating printing, scanning, faxing and shipping for paperwork. Version 5.5.0 brings the following changes:

  • Introducing the new signing extension for iOS8 which enables you to complete and send your paperwork right away from their favourite personal and business apps such as Dropbox, Box, Cloudmagic, Mailbox, Onedrive, Camscanner, GeniusScan, Scannable, Slack and hundreds of other apps.
  • Now you can simply open a document sign and send it without the usual back­ and­ forth switching between apps.

Hype 3 [$49.99] Create stunning animated and interactive web content with Hype. Version 3.0.0 brings the following changes:

  • – Complete UI refresh
  • 24 New timing functions
  • Independent scene sizes
  • HTML accessibility improvements
  • Copy/paste and rearrange timelines
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
  • The Hype Pro in-app purchase adds powerful features to Hype 3, such as Persistent Symbols, Dark interface theme and more.
Steve Sande
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Steve is the founder and former publisher of Apple World Today and has authored a number of books about Apple products. He's an avid photographer, an FAA-licensed drone pilot, and a really bad guitarist. Steve and his wife Barb love to travel everywhere!