Popular Paid iPhone And iPad Apps Gone Free [May 2014 Edition]

We know you like getting free stuff as much as we do here, and once again, we’re back with a selection of the very best paid apps gone free. Remember, as ever, that these deals will only run for a limited time, so if you want to save yourself a boatload of cash on some really great apps, then be sure to check the round-up below.


Speak & Translate ($3.99 – Free / iPhone and iPad)

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This nifty little utility will live-translate your spoken word into a variety of different languages, and as well as being able to translate speech or voice, also offers text-to-text translation. In total, there are 80+ languages supported, and with a very inviting, easy-to-navigate user interface, it makes the often arduous task of learning new words and breaking down a language barrier very simple indeed.

Usually costs $3.99, so grab yourself a tidy bargain!

Download it from iTunes here.

Scanner with OCR ($1.99 – Free / iPhone and iPad)


This self-explanatory app allows you to scan documents using your device’s camera, and with optical character recognition, provides a neat, efficient way for you to digitalize your data. Ordinarily, it would set you back $1.99, so be sure to pick it up while it’s free!

Download it from iTunes here.

Laser Level for Walls and Surfaces ($0.99 – Free / iPhone)

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With a usual retail price of $0.99, this app is great for those moments when you’re doing a spot of D.I.Y and wish to line something up. Whether trying to hang a picture frame or mount a shelf, this handy tool is there for when you cannot get hold of a spirit level, and considering that it won’t cost a dime, it’s a useful tool to have in the inventory.

Download it from iTunes here.

Starry Night Interactive Animation ($1.99 – Free / iPhone and iPad)

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This unique experience, which would normally set you back $1.99, allows you to pull off some cool animations by editing Van Gogh’s own Starry Night piece. With some great effects and hypnotic background music to match, it’s particularly enjoyable on iPad, and if you want to get creative, give it a whirl.

Download it from iTunes here.

Templates for Pages Pro ($4.99 – Free / iPhone and iPad)

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Saving perhaps the best until last, Templates for Pages Pro shakes off its $4.99 price to mark a big new update. Having been given the visual bump for iOS 7, this app offers an exhaustive list of templates that’ll help you get the very most out of Apple’s Pages app.

Download it from iTunes here.

Be sure to check out our iPhone Apps Gallery and iPad Apps Gallery to explore more apps for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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