Today were focused on making your life easier with some extremely handy apps. Easy Square cuts the cropping out of Instagram. WireShare allows you to manage and share files while on the go. The Unix inspired ipash is a command line for iOS. Orphinio will help you discover the perfect melody.
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orphinio ($0.99 Free, 5.8 MB): Create unique sounds by tapping and moving your fingers across virtual pads with this fun music app. Its for anyone who enjoys experimenting with sounds.
Each pad responds to your fingers in different ways. Slide your fingers across them, slap them, and pluck them to create completely different sounds. The app includes multitouch support, 9 transposable pad layouts, individual voices for each finger, MIDI support, Audiobus support, and the ability to record your tunes and share them via email, AudioCopy, or SoundCloud.
orphinio is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.
Easy Square takes the decision making out of uploading photos to Instagram. Instead of cropping your photos down to a 1:1 ratio, it allows you to add custom backgrounds to fill in the space. Background options include white, black, custom color, image, and blur. Your photo can be freely moved around the space, and you can round off the corners and add a drop shadow. The app also includes the ability to store your most frequently used tags.
Easy Square – Fit and Resize Entire Photos On Instagram With No Cropping is available for free today only (02/08). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 760 ratings.
WireShare – PDF/EPUB/TXT/CHM Reader ($3.99 Free, 19.5 MB): Manage and share files with this productivity app. Its the perfect app for business professionals and students who need to deal with files while on the go.
It supports more than 30 different file formats including PDF, Pages, TXT, PNG, M4V, and MP4. You’re able to import files via Wi-Fi, iTunes File Sharing, the built-in browser, or Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive, or Google Drive. All files can be arranged within folders, copied, renamed, zipped, and viewed. However, PDF files allow for a bit more functionality. Youre able to add your signature, draw over the top, highlight text, add text, and insert images. The app also includes search, history, and passcode protection.
WireShare – PDF/EPUB/TXT/CHM Reader is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 176 ratings.
ipash – the command line for iOS ($1.99 Free, 1.9 MB): Inspired by the Unix shell Bash, this utility app allows you to get a little taste of the good old times. Its for passionate programmers who cant do without a command line.
Having a command line in iOS is not only efficient, its also a lot of fun. You’re able to type out all of the most common shell commands, or you can try ipash-specific commands to perform simple tasks like launch Apple’s Maps app or generate an email. Common gestures allow you to quickly access command history, autocomplete text, and interrupt the execution of commands. The app also includes Dropbox support. If you’re new to Bash, just type in “help” to get a list of commands.
ipash – the command line for iOS is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 41 ratings.
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