If there is nothing new on your phone, do you find yourself staring at it out of sheer boredom?Have you used every app on your phone or tablet? If so, there is no need to worry—we have a fantastic collection of premium programs that are now offered at no cost in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

You could question, how is this possible? For a restricted period, a few kind developers have decided to give away their paid applications for free. Thus, do not wait around because these freebies could go before you know it.

As a tech publication, we make it our mission to provide you with affordable game and software recommendations that respect your privacy. It is important to note that some of these apps can provide in-app purchases and contain advertisements. Hey, who does not enjoy a good deal? So feel free to browse these free options; you might find your next favorite app!

Download and install any apps you find that you would want to have but do not require right now. It will remain in your app library indefinitely and be regarded as “purchased” even if you immediately remove it from your smartphone.

Android apps and games that are free for a limited time

Android apps for productivity and lifestyle

  • Scan Text From Image English ($1.49): Here’s an interesting app, where you can extract English text from any image, as long as it is legible enough. While not 100% accurate, it is still better than slowly typing it out.
  • Datamosh: Datamoshing & Glitch ($1.49): Are you interested in churning out creative artwork by mixing up data within an image? Go dystopian with this app!
  • Passport Photo ID ($4.99): Snap photos of your mug for passport use instead of going to a photo studio.
  • Bright LED Flashlight Pro ($2.99): This flashlight comes with a twist, there is a built-in compass as well so you know where you’re going in the dark.
  • Touch Lock ($0.99): Disable the phone’s touch screen while you are busy consuming media like videos and music to prevent accidental interruptions.

Free Android games

  • Speed Math ($1.49): Want to keep your brain constantly tickled and active? This game will bombard you with math problems.
  • Trivia Master – Quiz Games ($4.49). Think you are a walking encyclopedia? Give your trivia skills a try with this game.
  • Block Blast ($1.49): If you have fond memories of Arkanoid, then you will surely be able to take to this game like a duck to water.
  • Spelling Master ($3.99): There is no harm in brushing up your vocabulary with solid spelling capabilities, so why not let this game help you out?
  • Crisis of the Middle Ages ($0.99): A turn-based RPG that is chock-full of hilarious conversations that will surely keep you engrossed throughout your adventure.

iOS apps that are free for a short time

iOS apps for productivity and lifestyle

  • RCam – Manual Camera ($0.29): If you want more control over your camera app, why not give this a go?
  • RBrowser ($0.59): A unique browser for those who want to take the path less traveled, where you can even record what’s going on!
  • D3: Dot Lock Notes ($0.99): If you are someone who stores all your passwords in a single document and wants to keep that document safe from prying eyes, use this app!
  • NINU ($0.99): Do you travel overseas often? If you do, download this app as it stores the emergency numbers of various countries across different continents.

Free games for the iPhone and iPad

  • Rally Stars ($3.99): Tackle challenging dirt tracks around the world without having to worry about car insurance premiums…
  • Tap Dot Tap ($0.29): Test your reaction with this game. Are you the quickest to tap the screen?
  • Tap It and Jump It ($4.99): A pointless game that is perfect for killing time, where you need to jump from one platform to the next. 
  • Vigil RPG ($2.00): An old-school text-based RPG with extremely simple graphics, but you know what they say, it is the story that matters. 
  • Red Conquest! ($0.99): A RTS title that is set in an open space environment, where you go up against enemy forces with just one objective – to eliminate them all!

We advise you to review the app’s details in the Play Store or App Store before downloading any of the listed apps. This is significant as a few of these free apps can offer unique features or drawbacks of their own.

Within the intriguing world of mobile applications, there are a few sly ones that use devious methods to make money by gathering and sharing your personal data. But fear not, folks; we have some priceless tips to help you protect your priceless information.

First and foremost, we advise you to be cautious while giving apps rights. Why, after all, should a simple alarm clock need to have access to your contacts or camera? Furthermore, what basis does a flashlight app have to be aware of your precise location? You can efficiently keep prying eyes away from your personal information by granting permissions carefully.