Best Apple iPad Free Apps

An Apple iPad is one lovable device. You can do a lot with it. All you need to do is find the ‘Right Kind’ of iPad free Apps that help you do wonderful things with it. There are a lot of Apps that we like and would want to get our hands on, but then there is this one thing that makes us think again before making a move. The problem generally is that those Apps are ‘Paid’.

Well do not worry, that’s not the end of the road. In fact there are a lot of iPad Free Apps out there that are really useful and worth messing with. Today I am going to discuss some of these iPad Free Apps and what they do. Do check them out! So without any more talk, lets walk the walk !!

List of Best Apple iPad Free Apps

1. Adobe Photoshop Express (+)

This App allows you to use Simple Gestures to quickly Edit and Share photos from your mobile devices. You can Crop your images, Rotate them, Change Colors and even add effects like Sketch, Painting etc. You can always Undo and Redo the changes you make without damaging your original file. There are a lot of extra features that can be unlocked using In-app purchases.

2. Convert Units Free HD

This App allows you to quickly and easily convert one unit into another. This app supports categories like Distance, Temperature, Data Rates, Areas, Energy, Force and many more. And another cool feature of this App is that you can even use your Custom Conversions by providing custom formula for the same.


This is an App that contains over 2,000,000 definitions, synonyms and antonyms. It is easy to carry and totally reliable Dictionary that fits in your device. It also provides you with Audio Pronunciations and Example Sentences. An added advantage of this app is that it also features Offline access which means that there is no Internet connection required for most of the content.

4. Dropbox (+)

The famous Dropbox now comes to the iPad. Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. And now with the help of this App you can also access them on your iPad anytime and anywhere you want. You can store your work and content in the Cloud so that it is available to you when you want it.  You can easily share your photos and docs with family and friends that might be using a different system all together. This adds to the speed and efficiency of your work.

5. eBay for iPad

This is one App that actually needs no description. This App brings you a brand new and simple interface specially optimized for the iPad and its Touch Features. This App has almost all the standard features of the Official Website and their team is working their way to bring you more and more stuff as time passes by.

6. Evernote (+)

This is an easy to use app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. With this App you can take notes, capture photos, creates lists, record voice reminders. You can access all this content no matter where you are; at home or at work or on the go. This app allows you to save, sync and share files. Hence you can access files and notes that you created on your iPhone or iPad from your desktop. You can also share notes with friends via Facebook and Twitter. Evernote can also be connected with other apps that you use.

7.  Flex Player (+)

This is one of the must-have apps from this list. Flex Player is a Free Video Player that can play Video files right on your device without the need of conversion. It supports file formats such as AVI, DivX, VOB, MP4, MOV and many more. Despite being a free app, there is no restriction over number of videos you can add or size you can upload.

8. Granimator

Granimator is an app that lets you create Wallpapers. But unlike most of the other apps, Granimator provides you with some really good shapes, styles and backgrounds. You can totally design and customize your own wallpaper. The app also provides extra content in the form of Packs, which can be downloaded from within the app itself.

9. PCalc Lite Calculator (+)

If you haven’t noticed it yet, the iPad does not have an inbuilt Calculator app like the iPhone and iPod. But again, there is no need for you to opt for a paid version as another free calculator app does the job for you. PCalc Lite Calculator provides you with all the basic calculator functions. It also has good themes and designs, which add to the rich user experience.

10. Read It Later Free (+)

This App lets you save webpages on your device so that you can read it later even if you are offline. So all you have to do is save the online article or webpage that you like and the app will store it for you so that you can access it and read later. There are some extra features that can be unlocked using In-app purchases.

11. Twitterific (+)

This is a simple to understand and easy to use Twitter Client App. Using this app you can effortlessly read and compose tweets, search, filter message types and much more. It is beautiful in design and loaded with elegant features. A must have app for all Twitter fans and followers.

12. iBooks (+)

iBooks is Apple’s own app that allows you to download and read books. It is a very nicely built, well-polished app that goes head-to-head with the Kindle. There are a lot of free books that can be downloaded using this app. This app has the iBookStore built into it, which makes your search short and small. When you download this app you also get a free copy of Winnie the Pooh.

Quite a good list, isn’t it? But no list would be complete and no iPad would be fun if there were no games in it. So keeping it short and sweet, here are 3 really cool and awesome games for the iPad that are Totally Free. So make sure to get your hands on these 3 games as well.

1. Jetpack Joyride (+)

This is an action packed fast paced game by the Half Brick Studios, who are also the creators of the classic Fruit Ninja. This game has also been featured as ‘Game of the Week’ on the App store. It has the best in class graphics and an equally good game engine, which makes it a total addiction.

2. Ice Age Village (+)

This game is full of fun activities and challenges. Be ready for an Ice Age adventure filled with fun and surprises along the way. This game has also been featured as ‘Game of the Week’ in App store.

3. Nuts! (+)

This is an adventure game that’s easy to play but difficult to master. Climb as high as you can and collect coins to unlock some really cool stuff that in turn helps you to climb even higher.


Apps and Games that have a (+) sign in front of them indicate that they are Universal apps and will run on both iPhone and iPad. You do not have to download separate versions of the app for the iPhone and iPad.

So, how many of these iPad free apps you already using and which are your favorite?

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Nitin Agarwal

A blogger, tech evangelist, YouTube creator, books lover, traveler, thinker, and believer of minimalist lifestyle.

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