Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week

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Here is our countdown of the Top 10 Free iPhone Apps of the Week.
Don’t let these gems pass you by. 
Save your money, and go free!



1. Snapseed

Snapseed - Nik Software, Inc.


** Best Mobile Photo App 2012 ** (TIPA)
** iPad App of the Year!**

Now available for both Macs and PCs! Check out for more information.

Snapseed is the only photo app you’ll want to use every day. It makes any photograph extraordinary with a fun, high-quality photo experience right at your fingertips.

Anyone can enhance, transform, and share their photos with ease using incredibly advanced features from the leader in digital photography software.

“Snapseed…first-class photo-editing software.” ~~Roy Furchgott, New York Times

“Snapseed app brings pro-level photo editing to iPad” ~~Charlie Sorrel, Wired

“…hands down the best photo app for the iPad to date.” ~~ Scott Kelby, President, National Assoc. of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).

• Easily adjust your photos with a single tap using Auto Correct
• Tweak your photo to perfection with Tune Image
• Use Selective Adjust to enhance specific objects or areas in your photos
• Experiment with fun & innovative filters like Drama, Vintage, Grunge, and Tilt-Shift
• Add Image Borders for a finishing touch
• Share your creations via email, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and Instagram.

• 6.25 MP images for iPad, iPhone 3GS, and iPod Touch (3rd & 4th Gen), 16 MP images for iPad 2 and iPhone 4, 4S, 20.25 MP images for iPad 3rd Gen (larger images will be automatically down sampled by iOS)
• JPEG and TIFF photos
• RAW photos (requires iPad, iPad2, or iPad 3rd Gen) transferred using the Camera Connector Kit (if files show up as a small thumbnail, go to Settings > Location Services and turn this setting to On for Snapseed. This is required to allow Snapseed to use the iOS RAW processing)
• Language support: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), and Arabic


• Twitter: @snapseed
• Facebook: snapseed
• Flickr: groups/snapseed
• YouTube: niksnapseed


== Basic Adjustments ==
• Auto Correct – Automatically analyzes your photo and adjusts color and exposure to perfection.
• Selective Adjust – Make precise selections and enhancements to specific areas of your photos in seconds with Nik Software’s revolutionary U Point technology.
• Tune Image – Use Ambience to create depth and vibrancy that uniquely adapts to colors and textures. Adjust White Balance, Saturation, Contrast, more.
• Straighten & Rotate – Rotate 90° and/or straighten photos with simple gesture controls.
• Crop – Easily crop images to remove distracting parts of your photo with standard aspect ratios, or a free crop.
• Take Photos – Open photos from the Camera Roll or take new photos.

== Creative Enhancements ==
• Black & White – Get that classic Black and White look with this darkroom-inspired filter.
• Vintage Films – Make any photo look like a vintage color film photo from the 50’s, 60’s or 70’s.
• Drama – Add style with a custom effect specifically tailored to your photos, ranging from subtle textures to wildly artistic effects.
• Grunge – Give your photos a totally unique, hip, and dingy look.
• Tilt-Shift – Create a narrow in-focus area designed to simulate depth of field, common in a Miniature Scene look.
• Details – Enhance details with traditional sharpening or the unique Structure control found in the Nik Software professional products.
• Center Focus – Draw attention to the subject of your photo by blurring and adjusting the brightness of the surrounding background.
• Organic Frames – Add stylized borders to photos for the perfect finishing touch.

== Sharing ==
• Email – Send images at original resolution.

• Social – Share on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter (using iOS5), and Instagram.
• Print – Print wirelessly using Apple’s AirPrint technology

== Help & Support ==
Get started quickly with help overlays, tutorial guide, and videos.

What’s new

• Support for the iPad 3rd Gen Retina display
• iOS 5.1 support

• Share even further—Open your Snapseed-enhanced images into Instagram and send them on their way! It’s never been easier to show off to your friends on Instagram or even to open images into your other favorite iOS photography apps

• Square is the new square—Speaking of Instagram, we squashed the bug that caused some odd lines appearing in images cropped as 1:1. Square images will be truly square now, we promise!

• Beefed up Black & White—We love monochrome a lot, having developed the world’s leading professional black and white software in Silver Efex Pro. Snapseed gets even more of that mojo with new algorithms and color filters for superior enhancements and control. Plus, presets will help you get started faster

• Center Focus magic—Taking a cue from our professional filters product, Color Efex Pro, we’ve improved Center Focus to make it even more powerful. You can now draw attention to the subject of your photo by adjusting the brightness of the inside or outside of your image. You can enhance the overall effect by blurring, or turn it completely off to create vignette effects with ease. Oh, and did we mention that we’ve added presets to give you a starting point and save time?

• More crop fun—The Crop tool now includes 7:5 aspect ratio for all of you 5×7 printers out there
• Salam to all of our friends in Arabic speaking countries, we now support Arabic!
• Olá to everyone in Brazil, Snapseed is now in Brazilian Portuguese




2. Newsify – Google Reader RSS News Client

Newsify ~ Google Reader RSS News Client - Newsify RSS Reader


*** Free for a limited time! ***

Access your Google Reader subscriptions with an amazing newspaper-like layout.

• Sync your Google Reader reading list and starred items (Google Reader account required – for free signup visit
• Newspaper-like article list and traditional table list available
• Add and edit subscriptions
• Offline reading including image caching
• View and save images by tapping-and-holding image
• Full screen article reading (tap text to toggle)
• Full screen original web page browser (two finger tap to toggle)
• Pull to move between articles
• Pull to refresh article list
• Show only unread folders/subscriptions or all
• Show all articles or just unread
• Sort by newest or oldest first
• Mark previous & all as read
• Landscape view
• Fully customizable sync with Google Reader
• Automatically sync on start
• Share articles with many popular services: Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, Evernote, Instapaper, Pinboard, Pocket (Read It Later), Readability and Tumblr
• Email articles or links, copy links or open the original web page in the app or in Safari
• View original articles with Instapaper, Readability and Google mobilizers
• Browse individual subscriptions contained in a folder (tap gray circle icon on right side of folder entry)

What’s new

• New app for iPad
• Added the ability to view and save images by tapping-and-holding image
• Added the ability to share links by tapping-and-holding link
• Moved next/previous article buttons to center for easier article switching
• Replaced open in safari button in web browser with share button for more share options (open in safari action available in share menu)
• Added additional share services and actions: Readability, Evernote, Email Article
• Added Readability Mobilizer option
• Added mobilizers to share menu for on-demand access
• Added the ability to view an article with Readability within article browser (use Globe Button Action setting to configure)
• Added a setting to change the article font for the full article view
• Added advanced settings:
-change globe button action from open in web browser to toggle Readability
-change left/right swipe action from go back/open in web browser to next/previous article
-switch to larger fonts in subscription and article lists
-switch to alternate title font in subscription and article lists (this can be useful if certain characters don’t display correctly with the default font)
• Additional bug fixes and enhancements

If you enjoy using Newsify, please consider rating it after each update. This helps us out a lot. Thanks for your support!




3. guitarism – guitar to go

guitarism - guitar to go - Rhism LLC

guitarism: the first touch guitar app built for live performance — FREE for a limited time, download now!
★★★★★ “I can’t play a real guitar, but I can play this and it sounds great!”
★★★★★ “Love the natural feel – you really forget you’re on a phone!!”
★★★★★ “I especially like how the sound changes when you tilt the phone”

A guitar app for those who love the physical, visceral experience of performing in front of a live audience. If you’ve been repeatedly disappointed by other guitar apps that aren’t built for live performance, this is the app for you. guitarism is designed on 3 principles that enables its performers to look good, sound great and uniquely express themselves:

1) Performers look good: guitarism is playable without the need to constantly look at the screen. Guitarists look at their audience not their guitars, but with other guitar apps, the performer is cautiously pressing tiny buttons on the screen. Not with guitarism – the UI is designed to let you look around while you play

2) Performers sound great: great enough to perform on stage. other guitar apps have audible cracks and pops, or just sound dull to begin with. guitarism gets the basics of sound design right so you can confidently plug it into an amp and crank up the volume. Vocalists can sing along with guitarism without feeling compromised

3) Performers express themselves: guitarism gives the performer complete control over the primary aspects of expressiveness for rhythm acoustic guitar: timing, velocity, volume and chord variations. Performances never sound synthetic or robotic – no two strums are the same and each performance sounds unique. And with chord variations, performers can insert their own alterations and enhancements in the moment just by tilting the phone, which no other guitar app can do today

– Natural guitar strumming interface and realistic acoustic guitar sounds
– Easily add expressive variations on your chords by tilting your phone
– Select from hundreds of chords to play, and audition them live
– Shift the pitch of the guitar up or down to make it easier to sing along
– Play along with music from your iPhone or iPod Touch library, and save chord layouts per song

Get guitarism and start rocking out today!

What’s new

– revamped audio engine for a fuller, more natural guitar sound
– greater dynamic range and smoother chord changes and muting
– choose from over 200 new chords
– save chords to songs in your iTunes library to jam along with
– left-handed mode
– multi-finger strumming (only on iPhone 3GS / iPod touch 3rd gen and higher)
– string animations (only on iPhone 3GS / iPod touch 3rd gen and higher)
– tutorial mode to discover everything on offer




4. Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure

Mega Run - Redford's Adventure - Get Set Games


From the creators of the #1 hit Mega Jump – over 25 million downloads!

“Literally bursting with items, power-ups, and enemies. Incredibly well-designed.” – Touch Arcade


Redford’s brother and sister have been kidnapped by a mysterious monster and taken far away! Join Redford on an amazing adventure across multiple worlds and dozens of challenging stages. Find Redford’s lost family and discover new worlds to explore by following the trail of stolen coins and Forest Gems!

Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure is an epic platform game complete with an incredible cast of characters, fantastical landscapes to explore, and stacks of explosive powerups!



★ Eye-Popping Cartoon Graphics
iPhone Games have never looked more amazing!
★ Epic Platform Action
Simple tap control designed to work perfectly with your touch screen!
★ 4 Unique Worlds With 64 Stages
Explore beautiful and magical landscapes, with more coming soon!
★ 100s of Secrets and Collectables
Are you awesome enough to find all of the missing Forest Gems?
★ 28 Explosive Power Ups
Including the Fireball, Mega Magnet, Embiggenate, Jetpack, and many more!
★ 7 Playable Characters
The cast of Mega Jump is back – play as your favorite!
★ Hoardes of Menacing Monsters
All sorts of hilarious, devious, and dangerous bad guys to take on!
★ OpenFeint and Game Center Achievements & Leaderboards
Compete with friends and show the world that you’re the best!
★ Regular Free Updates
Get ready for free updates with new worlds, stages, characters and more!

Join us on the Mega Run – Redford’s Adventure Facebook Page:

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5. Zombie Ace

Zombie Ace - Hothead Games Inc.


A Top 10 game in the US!

Come fly the deadly skies in Zombie Ace!

These undead pilots guarantee fast service to 14 destinations across the United States of America. When you need to infect the next city fast, trust a Zombie Ace to get you there!

* Infect the zombie plague across 14 U.S.A. cities
* Choose from 5 different Zombie Ace pilots
* Upgrade your plane with better wings, faster engines and more fuel
* Battle with enemy Jet Fighters, Attack Choppers, Bombers, and Tanks
* Test your skills flying through Lightning Storms or avoiding attacks from Giant Killer Robots and other hazards!
* Complete 100 missions to rank up and earn rewards
* Play Brain Scratcher tickets to win more prizes between flights

Play Zombie Ace now to infect America!

What’s new

* New powerups to win!
* Bug fixes




6. ColorManager Cam

ColorManager Cam - blank

Have you seen the world with only one color?

With ColorManager Cam, you can control color of movies at your taste.
As converting selected color to black and white, you can make your movie like music video or commercial film quickly and easily.

There is 6 color sliders such as red, yellow, green, cyan, blue, magenta.
Just move a color slider as you want, it will change from original color to black and white.
Set your color and record. You can also control sliders while recording in real time, not to mention flash or mic.

Don’t worry about complex form or a lot of number. It applies to every color in your movie.

After recording, go to gallery and check your movies right.
Save your favorite movies to Camera Roll or Email.
You can also share it to YouTube.

Try it now!


– iPhone 4 Retina display support
– iOS multitasking support
– Simple and Easy Interface
– Real time color effect with 6 color sliders
– Record movies with color control in real time
– Photo capture available
– Flash on/off capability
– MIC on/off capability
– Save movies to Camera Roll, email
– Share your own movie to YouTube from gallery

———— ColorManager Series ————

* ColorManager : You can make your photo look cool like movie poster quilckly and easily.
* ColroManager Cam : You can make your movie like music video or commercial film in an instant.

You can check sample shots, videos and detail user manual of ColorManager and ColorManager Cam. Visit now!




7. Fotor – CameraBag

Fotor - CameraBag - Everimaging Ltd

Free for limited time!

Fotor – CameraBag for iPhone, the best all-in-one camera and photo editing app to make great photos!

Perfectly capture and produce amazing photos with the one tool that gives you all you need! Taking photos, processing and showing them off, all can be easily achieved with Fotor.

Class leading tools are included, with brilliantly FX Effect, Frames, Realistic HDR, Collage, Big Aperture, Color Splash, Image Editing Tools, 1-Tap Enhance, Collage and In-app Album Management, Enhanced Camera etc.


★ Enhanced Camera
Features Grid, Burst, Stabilizer, & Timers to always help you capture the sharpest photos!

★ Photo-realistic HDR
Capture the most extensive range of light and color, and re-create the real beauty you’ve seen and want to share with others. With two images captured and combined, Fotor will rapidly create photo that reveals every detail in both the shadows and highlights. Even with moving objects, our magical “anti-ghosting” feature will support your images with a faithful rendering!

★ 1-Tap Enhance
1-Tap Enhance quickly help transform “dull” or “bad” photos, with a pixel by pixel enhancement, all with only one touch, amazingly analyzing brightness, contrast, saturation and exposure value, to optimize the source image, into a Great Photo!

★ FX Effects
Stretch your creatively further with Fotor’s huge palette of Effects designed with experienced graphic designers and photographers. Simply select any photos from your album, then give full play to your creativity and imagination. Over 75 well defined Effects in various categories, including Classic , Analog, Lomo, Black and White, Art, Vintage Style, as well as 23 different styles of frames.

★ Collage
With over dozens of dozens of shapes in the Collage Tool, assemble your stories and memories from 3 to 9 source photos . The sum can be greater than the parts.

★ Color Splash
Color Splash makes you into a master of color control! Choose any interesting color you want to stand out, while transforming other colors to black and white. Also, artistically, use your finger as a “brush” to paint with adjustable parameters (size, radius, transparency.)

★ Big Aperture
Big Aperture gives your images the depth-of-field and other visual effects normally seen only professional grade DSLR cameras. Magically unleash your creative inspiration, while using tools for making great images with a mix of clear focus and selective blurring. Presets exist for portraits, natural scenes, architecture and macro photography.

★ Edit & Crop
Fotor gives some of the most powerful and easy to use photography Editing Tools -color controls, white balance, color temperature, tint adjustment, lens correction, highlights/shadow, sharpen/blur controls, cropping, flipping and rotation etc.

★ Brand new User Interface
Award winning contextualized workflow — from capture to file management, processing and sharing, each of the following features is modular, offering the editing tools needed at each stage of the process.

★ Album Manager
Specialized Album Manager will keep your photos organized and allow easy creation of great photos!

★ Sharing
Fotor will easily show your amazing photos to friends and family! Share photos via email, to Facebook, Twitter and Flickr, with just one touch




8. Compass, Flashlight, Speedometer, Altimeter, Course

Compass, Flashlight, Speedometer, Altimeter, Course - Studeo410


CFSAC is designed specifically for travelers.
Fast and easy With the most elegant design and the fastest
startup, application includes gps compass,
speedometer, altimetr,Course
Flashlight, Strobe mode with the controller.

1. Brightest Flashlight
— Switch On/Off button
— Strobe mode with controller.

2. Compass
— Shows device real-time orientation to magnetic fields.
— Ability to switch between true and magnetic North.

3. Location
— Location coordinates (longitude, latitude).
— Course
— Speed
— Altitude
— Ability to switch between mph, feet units and kmh, meter units.





9. - DIY

DIY is a creative app for kids. It helps them build a portfolio of things they make — like drawings, forts and school projects — so you can easily share their work with friends, family and grandparents.

DIY kids learn new skills, use technology constructively, and begin a lifelong adventure of curiosity, and it inspires them to spend time offline, too.

Help them get started by collecting everything they’ve already made and capture it!

What’s new

Bug fixes:
• Portfolio automatically updates after adding new shots
• Small cosmetic & usability changes




10. FatBooth

FatBooth - PiVi & Co

Download the Store App and wish for more top rated paid apps like “FatBooth” to become FREE for a day!

★ In celebration of its 2nd anniversary, FatBooth goes free for a limited time! ★

Tired of diets?! Get fat instantly with FatBooth (one of the most popular iPhone apps ever, #1 Top Paid Entertainment App in 49 countries, Top 25 All-Time Paid Apps).

What would you look like with a “few” extra pounds? And what about your friends?
Find out with FatBooth, a fun way to instantly supersize faces on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Use FatBooth on family, friends or colleagues photos and share them via email, FaceBook, Twitter, MMS.

FatBooth, by the creators of BaldBooth & AgingBooth (#1 Top Paid App in more than 25 countries), is also available on the Mac App Store.

• Works with photos taken with your iPhone camera or from your photo library or your Facebook albums
• Choose a face among many on the same photo (iOS 5 or later)
• Auto-cropping using face detection
• Transformation process is instant with no internet connection needed
• Shake iPhone to see before and after views
• Scroll results into the app gallery
• Save results to your photo library
• Share with your friends via MMS (once saved to your library) or email, FaceBook, Twitter

• FatBooth is a funny application made for entertainment purposes only and does not guarantee resemblance to the real fattening process.
• FatBooth works best with front face photos.

© PiVi & Co 2010-2012

Photos credits : © Yuri Arcurs/© CURAphotography/© Piotr Marcinski

What’s new

• Facebook bug fixed
• Various improvements




App prices are subject to change.





About Author

Brihanna has been a tech fanatic and computer nerd nearly all her life. When she isn’t chasing around kids or glued to her iPhone, she is updating app junkies like herself on where to find the latest go-to apps.

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