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Today in the App Store — Snapheal, Rewind – Automatic Time Tracking 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 discount on Snapheal for OS X, the new Rewind – Automatic Time Tracking app and a major update to Omnifocus . All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

Gas tycoon 2 [Now free, down from $4.99] Gas tycoon 2 is a fun pipe puzzle game, perfect for those situations where you need to kill time.

Art Authority for iPad [Now free, down from $9.99] Art Authority for iPad transports you to an enthralling, real-world art museum filled with works by over 1,000 of the western world’s greatest artists

Kid Tripp [Now free, down from $0.99] Run and jump your way through 20 levels of intense platforming madness in this tough-as-nails platformer! Have you got what it takes to help Kid Tripp escape?

MultiFlow: Times Tables Reimagined – Practice Multiplication [Now free, down from $1.99] Experience the excitement of ‘Enter the Flow’ – the multiplication game that adapts to your ability level – on the fly! Say goodbye to flashcards, say hello to MultiFlow.

Recorder Pro: Professional Voice Recording On-The-Go [Now free, down from $1.99] Recorder Pro makes audio recording easy and to manage audios the way too easy with awesome file manager features allowing move, copy, mail, zip, rename, multiple selection, file transfer etc.

XnSketch [Now free, down from $1.99] Turn your photos into drawing, cartoons or sketch images in one click to create instant works of art.

iOS Apps On Sale

Simply HDR [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Turn your photo in a vibrant HDR with unparalleled ranges of light and detail

Emoji Keypad – New Emojis and Color Keyboard for iOS 8 [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Get emoji & text combos KEYBOARD to send amazing messages in a tap!

WarMen [On sale for $0.99, down from $4.99] In the year 2013 civil unrest across the globe pushes world leaders to merge the Police and Military into one force: Department of Control. A resort of United Nations that acquired secret technology, that was hidden from the public for decades. Opposing it, is the resistance, composed out of former military members that refused to join the Department. Marco is one of them, and the game tells his story.

Pitch [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Play either Cut Throat (3 players) in 4, 5, or 6 point or Classic Teams (4 players) in all versions of pitch. Pitch also saves the total number of wins and losses.

Simply HDR [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Turn your photo in a vibrant HDR with unparalleled ranges of light and detail

Easy FTP Pro for iPhone and iPad [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Easy FTP is an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) and SFTP client for iPhone/iPod Touch. Easy FTP offer all the features of a desktop client.

Discounted Mac Apps

Pixelmator [On sale for $14.99, down from $29.99] Pixelmator takes full advantage of the latest Mac technologies, giving you speedy, powerful tools that let you touch up and enhance images, draw or paint, apply dazzling effects.

FlatOut 2 [On sale for $3.99, down from $6.99] Experience the drive of your life as you throw yourself around on and off the track causing fences to shatter, tyre walls explode, water tanks and barrels fly across the track into other cars.

Grids for Instagram – A beautiful way to experience Instagram [On sale for $1.99, down from $3.99] Grids brings the best Instagram experience to your Mac.

Outline [On sale for $19.99, down from $39.99] Outline is an intuitive note-taking application for OS X with convenient structure resembling real paper books

Snapheal [On sale for $6.99, down from $14.99] Snapheal is the fastest and easiest way to remove unwanted objects and people from your photos.

New and Notable Apps

Tetrobot and Co. [$2.99] Tetrobot and Co. is a pure puzzle game, created by a team of puzzle lovers for players looking to give their mind a workout.

Office Lens [Free] Office Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable.

Rewind – Automatic Time Tracking [$Free] The best time tracking solution is the one you don’t even have to think about.

Adobe Slate — Make your words and images move [$Free] Turn your next newsletter, report, invitation or travel adventure into a gorgeous story that delights readers on any device.

Updates you don’t want to miss

OmniFocus 2 [$39.99] Now a Universal iOS App! OmniFocus for iOS brings the in-depth task management features of a desktop app to your fingertips. Version 2.1.1 brings the following changes:

  • Universal App — OmniFocus now runs on iPhones and iPads.
  • Customizeable Today Extension — Show deferred items or choose a custom perspective to display in Notification Center (Pro)
  • Tiled Home Screen (Pro) — Tap and Hold to drag tiles and customize your layout
  • Extension Architecture — We’ve changed the underlying way extensions interact with the OmniFocus app to make adding and viewing items in extensions more responsive and generally seamless.
  • Landscape Support — Landscape orientation is now supported on iPhone.
  • Review — The Review perspective is now available on iPhone.
  • Perspective Creation (Pro) — Create perspectives on your iPhone
  • Project Perspectives — Perspectives which use project hierarchy are now supported on iPhone
  • Grouping and Sorting — Grouping and sorting are now available on iPhone.
  • Platform Parity — In general, all of the features of OmniFocus for iPad are now available on iPhone in this Universal app. If you can’t find something, let us know!

Wants and Needs – (Gratitude / Journal / Diary / Notes / List) [$1.99] Wants and Needs was thoughtfully designed to view your life in three categories: Wants, Needs, and Thanks. Version 1.0.2 brings the following changes:

  • Optimizations
  • Today Widget – New or Open app button
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