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This Weekend 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

7 Minute Workout – Quick Fit [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Get in shape with this scientifically proven, full body workout, in only 7 minutes.

Printability – print Safari page to PDF [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Just make it printability and share pdf anywere!

Numerity – Find images in numbers [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Discover what is hidden in a clutter of numbers! Find and highlight the correct numerals until they form a distinctive image.

Wake Alarm Clock [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $3.99] Meet Wake, the most beautiful and intuitive alarm for iPhone & iPad.

Tesla Wars II [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Protect the planet with the help of Tesla Tower. Construct guns, open unique special attacks, improve the tower and you will create a real electric monster.

Giflay – GIF Viewer [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] View all the GIFs saved in your photo albums.

NC – Twitter Widget for Notification Center [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] View your twitter timeline & mentions on the lockscreen or inside any app to quickly get updated about the world around you with NC.

VideoMark (Bookmarks to your Video and Audio files) [OS X; Now free, down from $1.99] VideoMark is a player that helps make and connect bookmarks and notes to your video and audio files. It helps to working with long video courses or audio books files.

New and Notable Apps

Darkroom – Photo Editor by Bergen [iPhone; Free] Darkroom is a quick, powerful photo editor that gives you complete creative control. Create the look you want with raw editing tools (Curves), editable filters and more.

SoundScaper – An experimental sound mini lab [iPad; $5.99] SoundScaper is an experimental sound mini lab for creating unusual soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones, glitches and noises based on circuit bending ideas.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Todo by Appigo [OS X; $6.99] Todo’s beautiful and intuitive interface enables you to easily create and share tasks, checklists and projects. Version 3.0.5 brings the following changes:

  • Improved drag & drop functionality to calendar and tab bar.
  • Additional bug fixes.

Workflow: Powerful Automation Made Simple [iOS Universal; $2.99] Workflow is your personal automation tool, enabling you to drag and drop any combination of actions to create powerful workflows. Version 1.1 brings the following changes:

  • Quickly run workflows from My Workflows by double tapping on them
  • Actions to filter and get details of all the the images, songs, calendar events, contacts, reminders, locations, and files on your device
  • Duplicate workflows to make your own versions
  • Create a custom home screen icon for your workflow using photos from your library
  • Use the selected text from Safari as input to an action extension workflow
  • Now accessible for VoiceOver users
  • Improved app speed and responsiveness
  • Fixed a ton of bugs (or as we call them, workflaws)
  • Made some other things more awesome
  • See the full changelist at!
Steve Sande
the authorSteve Sande
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!