Today in the App Store – the best free apps, new apps and app updates

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Apps Now Free

Zombie Jeep Gunner [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] You play a jeep gunner in a female special forces team, trapped by an army of bomber zombies.

SoundCatcher- Instant music recognition [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] Now you have the unbelievable possibility to know what song is playing around you!

Marvel Pinball [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Marvel Pinball combines the greatest Super Heroes of all time with the definitive videogame pinball experience of all time.

PRY [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Six years ago, James–a demolition expert–returned from the First Gulf War.

Finely Tuned [OS X; Now free, down from $2.99] Finely Tuned lets you enjoy your music more, by taking away some of the small, everyday frustrations that come with playing music.

New and Notable Apps

AllCast – Send photos, music, and videos to your TV [iOS Universal; Free] AllCast lets you send photos, music, and videos on your iPhone to your TV!

Chrome Remote Desktop [iOS Universal; Free] Securely access your computers from your iOS device.

Timeline 3D [OS X; Free] Timeline 3D is the simplest way to create beautiful multimedia timelines.

Updates you don’t want to miss

Pako – Car Chase Simulator [iOS Universal; $0.99] Closed area. No Escape. How long would you last? Version 1.0.5 brings the following changes:

  • 3 new exciting maps: Desert, Old Town and Arena!
  • 5 new cars!
  • Paintshop to change car colors!
  • Everyplay video sharing support
  • New achievements, including secrets.
  • Race for best track time in Desert Rally!
  • New songs by DKSTR

iDraw [OS X; $24.99] iDraw is a powerful feature-packed vector drawing and illustration application for Mac OS X. Version 2.5 brings the following changes:

  • Enhanced for Yosemite.
  • Redesigned User Interface.
  • Beautiful new interface designed for Yosemite.
  • New single-window interface with in-place settings panes.
  • Switch between Single Window Mode and Floating Panels (View > Show Floating Inspectors).
  • CMYK Colors.
  • Pattern Fills.
  • Clipping Paths.
  • Blur Effect.
  • Select Similar.
  • Enhanced Export Options.