Apple today debuted limited-time deals on 20 productivity apps in the iOS App Store in a section of the store called "Amazing Productivity Apps", with popular apps like Clear, Notability and Fantastical 2 getting special prices for a limited time.

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The apps' new prices range from $0.99 to $6.99, and include the following:

- Clear ($2)
- Notability ($2)
- MindNode ($5)
- Scanner Pro ($3)
- Fantastical 2 for iPhone ($5)
- Fantastical 2 for iPad ($8)
- Launch Center Pro ($2)
- Boxer for Gmail, Outlook ($5)
- Prizmo ($5)
- Tydlig - Typing Reimagined ($1)
- iTranslate Voice ($2)
- Writer Pro ($5)
- Grafio - Diagrams and Ideas ($4)
- PDF Expert 5 ($5)
- PCalc ($5)
- Gneo ($4)
- Due ($2)
- Todo ($2)
- TextGrabber ($7)
- MobileFamilyTree 7 ($7)
- Scanbot ($1)

Some of the discounts are fairly steep, like Writer Pro's discount from $19.99 to $4.99, while others are discounted at least 50%, like Notability going from $4.99 to $1.99. However, it's unknown how long these discounts will be in effect.

Top Rated Comments

Stingfist Avatar
111 months ago
people still pay for apps?:rolleyes:

Of course they do. Those who want to support the developers for the hard work. Some people make a living off those apps, mind you.
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pgiguere1 Avatar
111 months ago
people still pay for apps?:rolleyes:
Very few developers will work for free.

If you don't pay anything upfront, developers will usually have alternative business models, like showing you ads, mining your data, spamming you with IAP offers...

I, by far, prefer the former business model: Pay a cheap price upfront, then get treated like a respected customer. What's $2 for an app when people gladly pay $60+/month for their smartphone plan? It also wasn't that long ago that people paid $30-40 a pop for simple Game Boy games.
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tsadi Avatar
111 months ago
people still pay for apps?:rolleyes:
Many others already beat me to it.

The only thing that wasn't already said is that you're an idiot commenter who thinks he's cool for replying first.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kissaragi Avatar
111 months ago
people still pay for apps?:rolleyes:

I miss the down vote button!
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Parasprite Avatar
111 months ago
people still pay for apps?:rolleyes:

Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ann P Avatar
111 months ago
Apple Puts 20 Productivity Apps on Sale in iOS App Store for Limited Time

people still pay for apps?:rolleyes:
Pirating is something to brag about? Majority of apps in the App Store are under $5, don't be a cheapskate. Haha.

On topic, Launch and Clear are must-haves for me. Incredible apps.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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