30 Free BlackBerry Applications for Better Mobile Experience


The steady demand for apps in today’s smartphone era is no secret, and nary a week goes by that we don’t see some BlackBerry blog or mobile site offer up its “Best BlackBerry Apps” list. Yes, this app market is now on boom, you can find and get any type of app easily. But when it comes for BlackBerry, most of these are available as “commercial” applications that you have to buy. Blackberry free apps are very limited in count; you have to make a deep search for finding free Blackberry apps according to your requirements. Sure, plenty of BlackBerry software is well worth the scratch developers charge for it. It sticks and stones that break this blogger’s bones; We’d much rather get a valuable app for free than dish out cash.


We’ve compiled a list of 30 free BlackBerry applications that most of us use regularly. Every single app is worthwhile which betters your smartphone experience for sure.


Free  BlackBerry Apps


1. eBay

Search, watch, bid, buy, or publish a listing right from your BlackBerry® smartphone. Stay connected to everything that’s important to you on eBay from almost anywhere with the eBay® 2.0 application for BlackBerry® smartphones. As a buyer, you can enjoy newly advanced search filters for finding great items, view more detailed seller feedback, get reminders in your BlackBerry calendar when a listing is about to end, enjoy near real-time alerts when there’s another bid or you’ve won or lost an item, and pay for an item using your BlackBerry smartphone.


2. Nimbuzz

AGREGATE YOUR ACCOUNTS FROM POPULAR IM & SOCIAL NETWORKS – you can connect your accounts from different networks on Nimbuzz and chat with friends on Facebook, ICQ, MSN, Google, Yahoo, AIM, MySpace and Hyves.


3. Avatar Builder Guys Edition

Create and customize an avatar to look just like you or anyone you want it to be! Choose your eyes, hair and your go-to outfit. Then throw in a few accessories, such as your earrings or yoga mat. Feel like you need a change? That’s just fine.


4. Avatar Builder Girls Edition

Create and customize an avatar to look just like you or anyone you want it to be! Choose your eyes, hair and your go-to outfit. Then throw in a few accessories, such as your earrings or yoga mat. Feel like you need a change? That’s just fine.


5. Player For YouTube

Player for YouTube allows you to browse, play, search, share and bookmark YouTube videos on your BlackBerry® device with a very easy to use interface.


6. Qik Mobile

You can stream video online from your device for anyone to see, or limit access with a password. But as the service implies, your Blackberry must be a model with a camera for Qik to work.


7. Google Maps

Google Maps offers a great Blackberry application which allows for most of the same features on their site, except again, its running on your phone. You can get directions, get maps in satellite view and watch traffic and see your location (which can work even if your Blackberry doesn’t have GPS, but works better if it does).


8. Groupon

Groupon features 50-90% off deals on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy. Discover your town and the world with Daily Deals and Now! Deals. Deals are currently available in more than 200 cities in the US and Canada, and we add new cities and deals every day.


9. Boopsie

Boopsie lets you intelligently search for content or articles on sites like IMDB, Wikipedia, Amazon and more. When you use the application, you can pull up your favorite channel and then search for content on it and live results will appear on your screen for the content you selected.


10. Wikitude for OS6

Wikitude World Browser finds cool people, places and things. As a BBM connected app Wikitude allows you to see your friends on a map, only if they share their location. Check out your surroundings, meet other BBM users and make new friends. Wikitude has been voted “The most addictive social app using BBM”.


11. Facebook For Blackberry

We all know what Facebook is- the online utility which lets you share pictures, messages and online applications with friends. Well, now they have a handy Blackberry application which lets you do almost anything you can do on their desktop site, on your Blackberry.


12. Viigo

With this one application, you can do a lot of things and browse many blog RSS feeds, see sports scores, view local weather, and even read books. Viigo also bills their software as “the one app you’ll never want to be without” because of its wide range of features it makes available to you.


13. FancyTran

Currently supports Google and Bing translation engines with Text to Speech pronunciation and Speech recognition.
Supports over 60 languages for translation and over 50 for pronunciation. Understands speech of 14 languages.
It has special dictionary mode and providers transliteration for non latin languages.


14. Photo Studio

Photo Studio for BlackBerry® is utilized by both amateur and professional photographers who seek simple, but powerful image processing on-the-go. Users can turn their BlackBerry® into a fantastic photo editing studio that allows them to mix operations, frames and effects.


15. Twitter

With the Twitter® app for BlackBerry smartphones, you receive a high quality, feature rich Twitter experience that allows users to share, send and receive Tweets and relevant information as soon as it happens around the world – anywhere, anytime.


16. Flashlight: 2 for 1™

Flashlight: 2 for 1™ is simply the best flashlight download available. Why? Because you get not one, but TWO awesome flashlight apps in ONE convenient download – for FREE. This is NOT a trial version, you get to keep both flashlights and use them forever! No ads, no time limits.


17. crunchSMS

Frustrated with the built-in Messaging application? Want more features? Then crunchSMS is for you, with lots of extra features like chat-style bubbles, contact pictures, **emoji** icons, signatures, text snippets, passcode lock, blacklisting, heaps of customizations. Plus the ultimate in convenience for replying to incoming text messages via the Quick Reply feature!


18. Poynt

Poynt is an award-winning local search app that lets you find and connect with businesses, movies, restaurants, people, offers and events near you whenever and wherever you need them. Poynt allows you to interact with your search through placing calls to businesses, mapping directions, viewing showtimes and movie trailers or reserving a table at a local restaurant.


19. FedEx Mobile

FedEx Mobile for BlackBerry® provides up-to-date shipment tracking information. Simply input your FedEx tracking number and you can quickly retrieve the status of your shipment. Personalize your view by nicknaming shipments, adding notes or monitor important shipments with the Watch List.


20. In Case of Emergency

This simple app has saved lives, and it could save yours in case of emergency, providing EMTs with critical personal and medical data: your name, who to contact, important notification telephone numbers, blood type, allergies, your physician’s name and number, the meds you take, existing medical conditions – even the name of your health insurer, so you get the medical attention you need now. No delays.


21. Dictionary and Thesaurus

The only free dictionary app for BlackBerry® is from Dictionary.com. Our well-known reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com includes more than 500,000 words, definitions, and synonyms. The app also features phonetic and audio pronunciations, spelling suggestions and Dictionary.com’s popular Word of the Day that is enjoyed by millions of people.


22. Endomondo Sports Tracker

Use your mobile as a free personal coach and training partner. Using the built-in GPS, it tracks your running, cycling, hiking, kayaking, skiing – you name it! As a bonus, you get audio feedback while working out.


23. Font Control – Fancy Font Master, Unique Font Collection

Font Control allows you to use any of the THOUSANDS FREE TTF FONTS available on the web to customize your lovely BlackBerry.


24. Call Control Blacklist Lite

Say Goodbye to Annoying and Unwanted Phone Calls! Call Control is an effective call blocking app that blocks unwanted calls and lets you control your privacy! Blocks community reported phone spam automatically! Call Control is loaded with a Community Blacklist that’s generated from Community reports and FCC complaints.


25. Battery Watch – Free Power Consumption Monitor

– Tracks battery status over time – Line chart visualization of battery state by day, week, month.
– Integration into native BlackBerry® applications – Battery level indicator icon and battery state (full charged, charging, unplugged).
– Running out of battery warnings – Adjustable warning level and notifications.


26. Screen Muncher™ FREE – Now with BBM™

The world-famous Screen Muncher™ app lets you “Munch” your BlackBerry® screen and capture it as an image to post directly to Twitter, share through BBM, email, or save for later! Screen Muncher lets you capture anything you see on your BlackBerry® screen just like a desktop “print screen” on a PC.


27. DailyHoroscope

The DailyHoroscope is a horoscope application which is updated on a daily basis. Includes 12 zodiac signs with easy access to each one. Get your daily horoscope everyday on the go through intuitive and user friendly interface.


28. WeatherEye

The Weather Network application is the reliable source to plan your day and beyond. Get detailed weather conditions, forecast and severe weather alerts for your location, without having to select a city or province/state


29. Free Chat for Facebook (+invisibility)

Here is what current version can do:
– friend list visibility control
– save/show/clear chat history
– real support for smiles
– show online, idle and offline friends
– pop-up / LED /sound notification when a new chat message arrives
– stays connected and alerts/shows notifications in background
– notification field when chatting with a friend and there is incoming message from other friend
– displayes status when your friend is typing
– home screen icon notification
– fallback connection methods
– search functionality on friends’ names
– quick loading of friend avatars
– supports clickable web-links in messages


30. TuneIn Radio

TuneIn is a new way to listen to the world through live local and global radio from wherever you are. Whether you want music, sports, news or current events, TuneIn offers over 50,000 stations and 1.2 million on-demand streams for you to choose from.