Right now there are 23 free apps for Android and iOS that you can download and install! Depending on your operating system, you can install a colorful bunch of apps for the weekend and put them through their paces. You should hurry up though because most of the free downloads are only available for a few days.
The free content in Google Play Store and the Apple App Store experiences drops in price as part of a promotion. This allows developers to push their apps up the leaderboards, for example, or simply generate new users. For you, it's a way to get ad-free apps or premium content without having to fork out a single penny.
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If you want to search for free content yourself, check out our guide to finding and installing free apps safely.
Tip: Don't have enough free memory on your smartphone? You can either clean up your smartphone, or you can install the free apps and uninstall them right away. This way, you can download them again for free in the future, since they are part of your purchased apps library.
Free apps and mobile games in the Google Play Store
Free Android apps
- Strong Fitness: Simply Train (
$19.99): This well-rated (4.5 stars) app helps you with your workouts both at the gym and at home. You can either use the preset exercises or create your own workouts using drag and drop.
- Sleep Faster, Meditation Pro (
$8.49): Another app that wants to bring you down with relaxing sounds like rain pattering or forest sounds. It's not really rated very highly, but as long as it's free, you can give it a try, right?
- Mobile Doc Scanner
( $4.99): This app is still free. You can use it to scan documents via your smartphone's camera. We recently introduced this scanner app to you in detail.
Free Android games
- The Lost Ship (
$3.99): This highly rated point-and-click adventure game lets you go on a treasure hunt. Like all Syntaxity games, this one is loaded with lovely graphics and crunchy puzzles and riddles.
- Boss Rush: Mythology Mobile (
$1.49): In this action game, you'll beat up enemies from a wide variety of mythologies, such as Greece, Egypt, and Scandinavia.
- OrbaDrone - Faded Light (
$1.99) [Ends Sunday!]: Chilling game where you gondola through the levels with a drone.
- Shadow of Death: Dark Knight (
$3.99): In this horizontally scrolling action-adventure game, you are a sinister knight who takes out rows of enemies.
- Shadow Knight Ninja Fight Game (
$0.99): The game is billed to us in the description as an "action role-playing game with hack-and-slash gameplay in a dark fantasy setting".
- Epic Heroes War - Premium (
$0.99) [Ends today!]: RPG real-time strategy action game about assembling a powerful force to slaughter all your enemies.
- Concrete Defense 1940: World War 2 Tank Game (
$0.99): Tower defense game that takes you back to the dark days of World War 2.
Temporarily free iOS apps in the Apple App Store
Free iOS apps
- TempoHero Pro Metronome (
$3.99) Do you play guitar, piano or any other instrument and need a metronome? Then this app is perfect for you!
- Phone Drive: File Storage Sync (
$3.99): Turns your iPhone into a wireless, mobile USB flash drive. A comprehensive and well-rated file manager.
- Currency - Simple Converter (
$3.99): This very intuitive app will convert currencies for you in no time.
- Treble Cat - Read Music (
$4.99): This app is supposed to teach you how to read music in no time. It's worth a try, isn't it?
- Loop it (
$0.99): Another tip for those interested in music: "Loop it" makes it child's play to create and loop beats.
Free iOS games for iPhone
- The Lost Ship (
$2.99): The aforementioned point-and-click adventure game is also currently free for iOS.
- Geography: Learn the world map (
$1.99): The capital of Sri Lanka? Where is Uganda actually located? This geography quiz will help you pass the time and learn something, too.
- Fill me up (
$0.99): The name says it all in this game, because you have to completely fill in the area.
( $9.99 ):How would it be if you could play a little God and create your own solar system? With this game you can.
- Modern Ludo (
$9.99): Ludo is a centuries-old board game and probably the direct predecessor of "Mensch ärger Dich nicht." Here you get a modern version of the game.
What do you think of our selection this week? Did you find any other interesting apps or games on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store? Feel free to share your goodies in the comments.