Killer Halloween Apps: Our Top Picks

Are you looking forward to spooking family and friends this Halloween? Have you been planning your costume for months? Are you attending a party? Well, the countdown is on.

Here are Experimac's top picks for the best Halloween apps for iPhone® devices and iPad® tablets.

  1. Glympse
Trick or treating can be a lot of fun, but it also brings up safety concerns. Keep your trick or treaters safe this Halloween by downloading Glympse, a free tracking app that allows users to sync and share their location in real time with approved "friends." Set the app up for the time frame your trick or treaters plan to stay out, have them select you as a recipient and easily track them on your iPhone device, iWatch® device or iPad tablet. You can also request them to send their location via text, email or social media accounts.
  1. Halloween Spooky Sound Box
Looking for terrifying sound effects to use for a party or prank? Look no further! This free iPhone app offers 50 horrific sound effects, including spooky voices, Halloween music, or gruesome sounds.
  1. Craftsy
Halloween is the perfect opportunity for crafting and getting creative. Whether it be making costumes at home, baking, or making decorations for a party, Craftsy is a great free app for learning "how-to" when it comes to home-made Halloween fun. You can find ideas, kits, supplies and even online classes with this app. There is even a feature for asking questions and interacting with class instructors, making Halloween crafting easy for even the most inexperienced of crafters.
  1. Ghost Observer
Become your own ghostbuster with this fun and free ghost hunting app. Detect paranormal activity while using the camera feature on your iPhone device and hear them talk to you! There's a translator feature, ghost radar and even a Ouija board included with this app.
  1. Foodie
Be sure to stay on top of your Halloween treat game this year by downloading this free app. Whether you need dessert, party or drink ideas for upcoming Halloween festivities, Foodie has detailed instructions and images to help you. Keep this app downloaded on your phone even after the Halloween fun is over, as this app keeps up with all holidays meaning good eats all year long.
  1. Zombies iMake
Halloween can be a scary time for young ones. Help them overcome their fear of monsters and ghouls with this free iPad app. Zombies iMake allows for users to create their own virtual monsters from a collection of colorful clothing and body parts. Users can even utilize the camera feature and add loved ones' faces to their monsters, as well as add customizable accessories.
  1. Halloween Backgrounds and Wallpapers

Get into the Halloween spirit and enjoy the season with free Halloween backgrounds and wallpapers. Choose from a variety of images, themes and styles.

We are just as excited about Halloween as you are so start downloading these great apps and get ready for all sorts of ghoulish fun. If you have any trouble with your iPhone device or iPad tablet, don't hesitate to bring it in to your local Experimac store for a full diagnostic check. We do not want you to miss out on any opportunity to get ready for Halloween fun.