Are you looking for Android or iOS games or apps that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Check out some of the limited time offers on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store, where these paid apps are only available for free for a limited time. Check out our list and don’t miss the fun!
Our team updates this list every week. So by the time you read this article a day after it was published, some of the apps listed may have changed their status from free to paid in their respective app stores. At the time of publication, all of the apps listed were available for free on both Android and iOS platforms. If you know any apps that are currently free and worth mentioning, please share your suggestion in the comments.
Tip: If you find an app you’re interested in in the list below, but don’t want to use the app or game at the moment, install the app anyway and then remove it from your device. That way it will be added to your library and you can install it for free in the future if needed.
Free Android apps in the Google Play Store
Free productivity apps for Android on the Play Store for a limited time only
- Manual camera (
$ 2.99): Unsatisfied with the controls in the standard camera app of your smartphone? Test this option with a variety of manual settings
- NT computer (
$ 2.49): Traditional calculator app with standard mode, science, time and multiple measurement conversion options
- QR and barcode scanner Pro (
$ 1.99): An ad-free version of the QR and barcode scanner, compatible with URLs, Wi-Fi, products, and more
- Save PDF Viewer Pro (
$ 0.99): A simple reader for PDF files with the option to remember the last point you read the document
- Website Shortcut Maker (
$ 0.99): With a self-explanatory name, this app allows you to create shortcuts to websites on your phone’s home screen
Android games temporarily available for free on the Google Play Store
- A-2481 (
$ 0.99): Increase your screen brightness to increase your chances of survival in a bunker in the former Soviet Union.
- AceSpeeder3 (
$ 0.99): High-speed race without gravity in the style of the classic WipeOut on the PlayStation (okay, including on Saturn and PC).
- Ball range (
$ 1.49): Balance on narrow catwalks and try to reach the end of each stage.
- Mental Hospital III (
$ 0.99): Another survival horror game in FPS format, this time in a hospital that should have been abandoned long ago.
- Sonny the Mad (
$ 1.99): A parody of Grand Theft Auto with absurd missions and a jetpack? What could go wrong?
- Draw lines: Pro (
$ 0.99) (including advertising): connect the colored dots without crossing them. It starts out easy, but the challenge level increases with bigger boards as you progress.
- Dungeon Shooter (
$ 1.49) (including ads and in-app purchases): First person shooter game in which you explore graves and eliminate creepy creatures. Contains some RPG elements.
- Pixel Blade M-VIP (
$ 1.99) (includes ads and in-app purchases): A mix of Minecraft and Diablo. In other words, practically a free version of Minecraft Dungeons.
- Stick Figure Spirit Premium (
$ 0.99) (Including Ads and In-App Purchases): Cut through enemies with the stick figure’s return in this action game.
Free iOS apps in the App Store
Free iOS productivity apps on the App Store for a limited time only
- Tiny Calendar Pro (
$ 9.90): Check your Google appointments with a minimalist look. This app comes with account syncing, offline usage and different layouts.
- My sketch (
$ 1.99): Create sketches from photos on iPhone or iPad. There are multiple options for special effects, manual controls, and sharing with other apps and social networks.
- Windy White Noise Sleep Noise (
$ 1.99): Something of a staple every week, here is a sound app for relaxation with recordings of wind in high definition audio.
- Big clock (
$ 0.99) (Offers in-app purchases): Turn your iPhone or iPad into a digital clock, complete with full-screen options and even home screen widgets.
- Security Photo + Video Pro (
$ 3.99) (offers in-app purchases): Create password-protected photo and video albums on your smartphone or tablet. Has wireless sharing options.
Free games on iOS (for now)
- Air hockey neon (
$ 2.99): Challenge your friends (or the computer) to a game of air hockey, with multiple table themes to choose from.
- Crash of the comet (
$ 2.99): Test your reflexes and motor coordination by keeping the comet within the defined orbit. There is a split screen option to challenge a single player.
- Isometric squares (
$ 1.99): Solve puzzles in two or three dimensions with hundreds of challenges.
- Jan’s Emoji Sudoku (
$ 0.99): Sudoku is a hit and so are emojis, so why not combine the two? That’s exactly what the developer did in this game, instead of numbers, the emojis are distributed across the board.
- Incredible box (
$ 2.99) (In-App Purchases): Move the boxes to the specified area in a challenge similar to the classic Sokoban.
That’s it for now. If the promotion for any of the apps or games ends or there is an error in the link, please let us know. And if you have any suggestions for temporarily free apps, let us know in the comments. Don’t forget that we’ll be posting another list at the end of each week, so see you there!