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9 paid apps that are free today

Every now and then, apps for Android and iOS are available for free that would otherwise cost something. atechbook has taken a look around the Google PlayStore and Apple App Store and compiled a list of apps that are free for a short time.

The apps listed in this news are not permanently offered for free. The free promotion period is usually only for a short time. So if you are interested in an app, you should be quick with the download. For a better overview, we have focused our selection on apps for Android and iOS that have received at least one good rating and sorted them by category.

Free apps in the Apple App Store

Game apps

République (instead of 2,99 Euro)

This mobile game combines puzzle fun with sneak elements and strategic thinking. In a totalitarian surveillance state, the goal is to rescue a mysterious woman and smuggle her out.

4.3/5.0 stars (887 ratings)


Speech to Text : Voice to Text (otherwise 1,99 Euro)

Real-time dictation solution with the latest speech recognition technology that converts your speech to text in real time.

4/5.0 stars (155 reviews)

Remote Control Pro (otherwise 9,99 Euro)

Turns your iPhone or iPad into a remote control that can operate your computer.

4.7/5.0 stars (4300+ reviews)

PDF Cam Scanner: Photo to PDF (instead of 2,99 Euro)

This app accurately photographs documents and then converts them to PDF. A handy little app that’s free for iOS devices today.

4.3/5.0 stars (102 reviews)

Also of interest: delete unused, pre-installed apps.

Creativity apps

Secret Private Diary (instead of 4.99 euros).

Motives to write a diary are many. This app facilitates access and you always have your own thoughts with you in the form of entries on your smartphone, linked to a practical timeline.

4.3/5.0 stars (24 reviews)

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Free apps in the Google Play Store

Action and adventure games

Crossroads: Roguelike RPG Dungeon Crawler (otherwise $4.99).

Card game in role-playing mode, entertaining and minimalistic, but well playable.

4,2/5 stars (106 reviews), 1000+ downloads

Everybody’s RPG (otherwise 0.99 Euro)

A fantasy role-playing game with guilds and PVP mode.

4.1/5 stars (47,400+ reviews), 1 million+ downloads, contains ads and in-app purchases.

Thinking games

MAYATCH (otherwise 1.99 Euro)

Collection of different thinking games, completely without ads.

4/5 stars (149 reviews), 10.000+ downloads


QR and Barcode Scanner PRO (otherwise 1,99 Euro)

App for scanning and creating QR codes

4.7/5 stars (16,000 reviews), 500,000+ downloads


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