Grab These iPhone and iPad Apps While They're on Sale for Black Friday

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Today is Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year in the United States. Between now and Cyber Monday, a number of developers are offering deals on their iPhone and iPad apps. MacRumors has been keeping an eye on AppShopper, and we have more App Store sales to share today.

altoName: Alto's Adventure
Developer: Snowman
Sale Price: 99 cents
Previous Price: $3.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV)
TouchArcade Review: 4.5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

Join Alto and his friends as they embark on an endless snowboarding odyssey. Journey across the beautiful alpine hills of their native wilderness, through neighbouring villages, ancient woodlands, and long-abandoned ruins.

Along the way you'll rescue runaway llamas, grind rooftops, leap over terrifying chasms and outwit the mountain elders – all while braving the ever changing elements and passage of time upon the mountain.



fantasticalName: Fantastical 2 for iPhone
Developer: Flexibits
Sale Price: $2.99
Previous Price: $4.99
Compatibility: iPhone
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Fantastical 2 is the award-winning calendar app with features such as natural language parsing, reminders, a beautiful week view, and much more!



deliveriesName: Deliveries
Developer: Junecloud LLC
Sale Price: $2.99
Previous Price: $4.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Deliveries helps you keep track of all your packages, so you always know when they’re going to arrive. Whether it's the latest gadget you've preordered online, or a new graphic novel you can't wait to dive into, Deliveries will keep tabs on it so you don't miss the doorbell.



gearsName: Gears
Developer: Crescent Moon Games
Sale Price: Free
Previous Price: $1.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
TouchArcade Review: 5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

Explore the fanciful world of Gears! A gorgeous 3D physics-based ball rolling platformer that redefines the genre, Gears immerses you into adventure with 3 beautifully detailed worlds of 27 unique and challenging levels. Gears will have you on the edge of your seat for hours of gameplay... this is like no game you’ve ever played before.



i3Name: Out There: Ω Edition
Developer: Mi-Clos Studio
Sale Price: 99 cents
Previous Price: $4.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
TouchArcade Review: 5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

You are an astronaut awaking from cryonics not in the solar system, but... out there... in a far and unknown place of the galaxy. In Out There, you will have to survive, tinkering your ship with what you can gather drifting in the void, and spot garden planets to refill your oxygen supply.

Space is an hostile place; dangerous and mysterious adventures will mark each step of your travel. You will not only meet intelligent species that won’t care about you, but also deal with ancient powers linked to your destiny and the fate of mankind itself.



headsupName: Heads Up!
Developer: Warner Bros.
Sale Price: Free
Previous Price: 99 cents
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

It's the game The New York Times called a "Sensation," and Cosmopolitan said "will be the best dollar you've spent." Heads Up! is the fun and hilarious game from Ellen DeGeneres that she plays on her show, and you can play with your friends!

From naming celebrities, to singing, to silly accents -- guess the word on the card that’s on your head from your friends' clues before the timer runs out!



pixelmatorName: Pixelmator for iOS
Developer: Pixelmator Team
Sale Price: $1.99
Previous Price: $4.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Pixelmator is a powerful, full-featured, layer-based image editor that lets you touch up and enhance images, sketch and paint, as well as create advanced image compositions on iPad and iPhone alike.



riptideName: Riptide GP: Renegade
Developer: Vector Unit
Sale Price: 99 cents
Previous Price: $2.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
TouchArcade Review: 4.5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

You are a hydrojet rider, framed and cast out from the Riptide GP league, forced to race illegally through city waterways, flooded ruins, and churning factory machinery in an effort to reclaim your reputation and your title. Play through the single player career to unlock new vehicles, playable characters, and customization features as you take down bosses and build your crew.



i10Name: Forbidden Desert
Developer: Button Mash Games Inc.
Sale Price: $1.99
Previous Price: $6.99
Compatibility: iPad
TouchArcade Review: 4.5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

Your mission to recover a legendary flying machine has just been thrown into chaos. An unexpected sand storm has forced your helicopter to make a crash landing. Now, stranded in the vast desert and exposed to an unrelenting storm, your only hope for survival is to quickly excavate the ancient city, find the parts to the flying machine, and rebuild it to escape.



i11Name: The Orchestra
Developer: Amphio Limited
Sale Price: $2.99
Previous Price: $13.99
Compatibility: iPad
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

A new way to experience classical music. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the world-renowned Philharmonia Orchestra, performing extracts from eight works representing three centuries of symphonic music.



i12Name: Pandemic: The Board Game
Developer: Asmodee Digital SAS
Sale Price: $2.99
Previous Price: $6.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
TouchArcade Review: 4.5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

As skilled members of a disease-fighting team, you must keep four deadly diseases at bay while discovering their cures. Travel the world, treat infections, and find cures.
You must work as a team to succeed. The clock is ticking as outbreaks and epidemics fuel the spreading plagues. Can you find all four cures in time? The fate of humanity is in your hands!



dontstarveName: Don't Starve: Pocket Edition
Developer: Klei Entertainment
Sale Price: $1.99
Previous Price: $4.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
TouchArcade Review: 5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

Don’t Starve: Pocket Edition, brings the hit PC game enjoyed by over 4 million players to the iPhone and iPad. Now you can experience the uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic on the go!



i14Name: Infinite Blade III
Developer: Epic Games
Sale Price: 99 cents
Previous Price: $6.99
Compatibility: iOS Universal (iPhone and iPad)
TouchArcade Review: 5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

Siris and Isa have joined with the God-King Raidriar in a desperate attempt to destroy the Worker of Secrets and his army of Deathless titans. Uncover new mysteries to wield the power of the Infinity Blade in this timeless adventure of champions and villains.


Previously Highlighted Deals

talismanName: Talisman
Developer: Nomad Games
Sale Price: $1.99
Previous Price: $3.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
TouchArcade Review: 4.5/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

Talisman: Digital Edition is a classic fantasy adventure board game, where you embark on a dangerous quest, fighting dragons, battling serpents, and avoiding the deadly curse of the Hag. These are some of the many obstacles you will face. So choose your character wisely, Warrior, Assassin, Thief or Wizard? There are 14 available, unique in their strengths, weaknesses and special powers. To win the game race your opponents through a perilous realm, journeying to the heart of the land to find the crown of Command.



heroes-of-loot-2Name: Heroes of Loot 2
Developer: OrangePixel
Sale Price: 99 cents
Previous Price: $3.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
TouchArcade Review: 4/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

After their job, of keeping the dungeons in balance, was done, our heroes needed a new job. Roaming the lands they found a call for heroes, a castle in need, possible even a damsel in distress?

Pick two heroes to take into the adventure, controlling both heroes and using their special skills to navigate the dangerous castle hallways, rooms and floors. Switching between the two characters to solve quests, puzzles, and of course clear the dungeons of all evil.



space-gruntsName: Space Grunts
Developer: OrangePixel
Sale Price: 99 cents
Previous Price: $3.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
TouchArcade Review: 4/5 stars
Links: AppShopper | iTunes | YouTube Trailer

Description:

Space Grunts combines fast paced arcade action with turn-based gameplay.

The year 2476, Earth's space-federation has been building moon-bases across the galaxy. One of those moon-bases has been sending a distress signal.

Space Grunts are a group of intergalactic "problem" solvers, sent to investigate..

You play one, out of a team, of Space Grunts, and your mission is simple: find your way into the moon-base, and figure out what has happened. You'll have to fight your way through aliens, robots, security drones and base-systems. Find the lower levels of the moon-base, and get to the core of the problems.



screens-vnc-iosName: Screens for iOS
Developer: Edovia
Sale Price: $9.99 (Late Thursday to Early Tuesday)
Previous Price: $19.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Leave your computer behind and travel light! Screens lets you connect back to your Mac, Windows or Linux PC and control it from the comfort of your living room, the corner coffee shop or anywhere in the world.



scanner-proName: Scanner Pro
Developer: Readdle
Sale Price: $1.99 (Wednesday to Friday)
Previous Price: $3.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Scanner Pro is the best app for quickly scanning and saving a digital version of a paper document. Scan any papers, ranging from a receipt to multi-page documents. Scanner Pro will automatically detect borders, correcting distortion and geometry. Share, email and upload your perfect scans. Use OCR to convert any scan into a text.



pdf-expert-5Name: PDF Expert
Developer: Readdle
Sale Price: $4.99 (Wednesday to Friday)
Previous Price: $9.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

PDF Expert 5 is a must-have app for anyone who reads, annotates or edits PDF documents on iPad or iPhone. It allows you to mark up documents with highlights and handwriting, insert text and stamps, sign and even merge PDFs. Moreover, PDF Expert 5 is the best choice for filling out PDF forms right on your iPad and iPhone.



printer-proName: Printer Pro
Developer: Readdle
Sale Price: $3.99 (Wednesday to Friday)
Previous Price: $6.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Printer Pro lets you wirelessly print from the iPhone or iPad. It can print directly to many Wi-Fi printers or any printer attached to your Mac or PC via helper application installed on your computer.



calendar-5Name: Calendars 5
Developer: Readdle
Sale Price: $3.99 (Wednesday to Friday)
Previous Price: $6.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Calendars 5 is complete re-imagining of what the best mobile calendar experience should be. Calendars 5 is smart, excels in both tasks and events and runs on any iOS device you might have. It's the calendar app you have been looking for.



pdf-converterName: PDF Converter
Developer: Readdle
Sale Price: $1.99 (Wednesday to Friday)
Previous Price: $3.99
Compatibility: iPhone and iPad (Universal)
Links: AppShopper | iTunes

Description:

Make PDFs from any file that you have on your iPad or iPhone. Save Word, Excel, Powerpoint or iWork documents, web pages, photos and even clipboard content as professional quality PDFs. Everything from a multi-million contract to a web page you want to read later can be saved as a PDF in just a few taps.

Keep an eye on AppShopper and our Black Friday roundup for additional app and software deals through Cyber Monday. The roundup also tracks good deals on Apple products such as iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple TVs, Beats headphones and accessories, and more from retailers such as Best Buy, Kohl's, Target, and Walmart.

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51 months ago
Hi, long time lurker/reader (VERY long time lurker) who just decided to sign up now.

This straight-up feels like an ad. Which I suppose makes sense, considering the site, but it's not really even written like the one from last year, which ACTUALLY sounds like they used the applications: https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/black-friday-app-deals-include-pixelmator-linky-lost-within-and-more.1940542/

It's so sterile and doesn't really give me any confidence that any of these might ACTUALLY be good. It's just a copy-paste depressing mashup.
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51 months ago
I highly recommend Deliveries and Pixelmator - Deliveries answers the "is it here yet? how about now? or now?" questions really well (and syncs nicely between iOS and macOS), and Pixelmator is one of my favorite image editors, its killer feature is a repair tool that's both highly effective and quite usable on iOS (easily vanquish those specks of dust that you only noticed after taking the picture). I'd also recommend PDF Expert (PDF viewing and annotating on iOS with sync via Dropbox and others), the killer feature for me being full-text indexing across all the PDFs you feed it; and Fantastical, my favorite calendar for macOS and iOS, the built-in calendar has caught up somewhat but I still prefer Fantastical's month-calendar-plus-upcoming-list display, to see what is coming up.
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51 months ago
I wish Duet Display was on sale!
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51 months ago
Alto is such a wonderful game. I usually don’t keep games for very long on my iPhone, but this one has been there for a year now and I enjoy playing it from time to time.

For some reason, I have all Infinite Blade games, yet I don’t think I ever had to pay for them…
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51 months ago
I highly recommend Pixelmator and PDFExpert
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51 months ago

Appshopper.com is a good place to check an app's price history.

At first I read that as asshopper. o_O
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