iPad Best Free Apps to Download - Apple Store and iTunes

On my way to compare iPad and iPhone, I stumbled upon TechRadar's 90 iPad best free apps list against iPhone apps: It's a big world out there when you try to see all applications people use most often based from functionality and usability issues. (full photo credits to www.glowdot.com)

It's now 2014 and I would like to see what tech bloggers see this year compared to 2011, 2012 and 2013 and I came up with this list in category based chronology. While are too pricey and expensive, we've all seen apps developers sort of immitating premium versions and come up with free versions then later upload it for everyone to enjoy. Note that it just takes the will and ability to search online plus the resources you need in order to know where to get it.

For size, Google Play for android has it's list as reviewed by users according to their funtionality and usability. All you have to do is type in the right search term and bingo! The most reviewed usually get the most download but you have to make sure to read those reviews as many android apps although most have been developed at the apps testing center doesn't guarantee freedom from virus or malicious software programs that can harm your iPhone or iPad or any other android gadget.

For quality assurance (although not 100% sure), go to the official website at the Apple apps store to download your applications here for whatever iOs version you have or you can read our post and find all the links to where you can get your iPad best free apps with paid app versions here.

Our List of Top iPad Best Free Apps

Love to play games and want it on your iPad? Here is where you can get it with 106 games to play all for free plus the app download is literally free with support. Note that the version hasn't been updated since July 2012 and requires iOs 3.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Download the android application here.

The Weather Channel iPad apps is probably one of the most reviewed and downloaded at the Apple free apps store. Updated just last December 16, 2013, consider having this apps in your gadget. Go get the free download here.

This social networking iPad best free application definitely rocks. Just imagine the hundreds of thousands (probably) of iPad users in the world, finally coming up with the Facebook for iPad app will bring the fun and laughs back. You can download this free app here and also at the official Facebook page. (full photo credits to www.cultofmac.com)

Ever dreamed of watching live television and videos on your iPad gadget? Here's a practically cheap download that you can use for video streaming whether youtube and other video streaming providers or from live television channels - The Air Video app. For iOs 6, iOs 7 and later operating systems, you can get the HD version. Very light at only 1.7 MB file. Download it at the Apple Apps store here. You can try a free version by City Video for tablet here.

With this iPad best free apps download, you can now make free calls to and from any place in the world for as long as the other party is available. In some cases and in some applications, you are going to need to install the app on the other end of the gadget. For your iPad and android mobile phone, here are the list you can ponder and play with. Get the free download by clicking on each below.

  • Viber App - Unlimited free calls. Get it on iTunes for free here.
  • Kakao Talk - Unlimited free calls and text / sms. Download at the official website
  • WePhone - Need 50 cents gift credit to start
  • Talkatone - Unlimited free calls.

Probably one of the most used and abused educational application in the world of android mobile computing, the free dictionary app is definitely a top among the list for students and people in all walks of life. Updated just last December 2013, this iPad best free apps download is quite big in file size at 62.1 MB. Compatible with iOs 5 or later versions of android iOs. You can get your free download from the Apple Apps Store here.

Many cases of stolen gadgets have been up for recovery because of an anti-theft app. I have a paid app in store for you, literally cheap for security purposes. Although very few would know how it works, there are other applications you can use to track or know who stole your mobile stuff. All you have to do is to install an anti-theft app. Last update was December 17, 2013. Light download at only 2.5 MB file. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5 too. Available in Languages: English, French, German, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. Price is $4.99.

On the other hand, if you want a free one and much simpler but not much of security and anti theft intended application but is actually a file sharing and organizing app, get Dropbox.

I've personally seen one case on the news in the Philippines where Dropbox, a free document syncing application helped see the face of the iPhone stealing dude. The guy took his own picture and uploaded it on Facebook. Since the photos and files get emailed to the original owner, poof! the thief was caught on cam. You can get your anti-theft app free download here. If you want premium paid apps, go check Mashable's best free iPad apps list. They've got a list there for both paid and free.

I've got 4 resources for your free music streaming app for that iPad gadget of yours. This applies to both frequent radio listeners as well as for people who love music stream recordings. PC Mag's list of top 9 music streaming apps is a place to check. In the meantime, see our own list from iTunes below.

  • YOUZEEK - Comes with free music video player. Last updated May 2013. 12.1 MB file download. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
  • ILOVEHOUSEMUSIC - Listen to radios from all over the world. Last updated December 31, 2013. 14.6 MB file download. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
  • iTunes Radio - Apple's very own radio streaming application so you can listen to your favorite station anywhere in the world you may be.

At this point, if you still haven't decided which one to use and download fro our compilation here, you can go check out an authority resource for your iPad best free applications at About.Com.

Another particular yet interesting and very usable and I would consider to be one of the iPad best free apps for trailers, music video, live streaming events is the Youtube app. You can get the official download here or get it from iTunes list.

One of the best things people enjoy is taking pictures. Whether for organizing files, special effects, photo enhancements, professional, personal, hobby, a selfie, a still picture or a living thing taken and captured in a lens and yes, even a video, it all boils down to one - we all love taking pictures and we love shooting videos and capturing short films in our gadget.

What a great way to do that and tell your picture's story using your Apple gadget iPad than to add more spice through one of the iPad best free applications for a camera lens - photo app. I have a long list upon checking over at iTunes finding free and paid ones. You can also get your download over at Google Play for android.

  • Photo Manager Pro - $2.99. Last updated October 2013. Portfolio app with 4.3 MB file size. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
  • Shutterfly Photo Story - Too big at 218 MB file size. Last updated November 2013, this application throws in all your photos and create that story behind the lens.
  • Camera+ - $1.99 price compared to other costly ones. 28.5 MB file size available in multiple languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish andTraditional Chinese. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
  • Camera for iPad - Equipped with networking functionality by connecting 2 devices at a time. You can transfer the camera from one to another. Cheapest by far at only $0.99. 5.2 MB file size and requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
  • Popular Photography+ - Free to download. 15.2 MB file size. Last updated December 2013. Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPad. This is actually the "re-designed digital version of Popular Photography magazine".
  • Photo-Sort for iPad - Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad. 11.2 MB file size download. Organize photos and videos and create sub-folders for better saving optimization.
  • Snapseed - ** Best Mobile Photo App 2012 ** (TIPA). 27.9 MB download size. Available in languages: English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish andTraditional Chinese. Last update was November 2013.
  • Photogene ⁴ - $2.99 price for photo editing with tools for editing and exporting metadata and IPTC. 23.0 MB file size download. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
  • Camera Awesome - Free. 48.5 file size download. Last updated December 4, 2013. Available in multiple languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chines. Speed and special effects design by Kevin Kubota are some of its special features.

If you want to download any of these amazing and useful iPad best free apps, just go to iTunes.com and search for photography using the search box.

Reading magazines, books and e-books online will never be the same again because of one iPad best free applications for such purpose and I have quite a short list of free downloads to paid subscriptions below including the most popular Amazon produced Kindle.

  • Kindle - Free ebook, magazine, newspapers, textbook and book reading application by Amazon. You may also download it from iTunes list. Free app with 22.6 MB file size download. Updated just this year, January 6, 2014. This specific ipad best free apps is available in multiple languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Bluefire Reader
  • Ebook Reader
  • iBooks

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