The 13 best new apps you might have missed recently

With more than a million apps out there and more launching every day, it can be tough to keep track of them all.

Luckily, we’ve collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.

There’s a new app from Twitter that makes it easy to broadcast live video to your friends, an app for creating your own time-saving widgets, and the most beautiful photo editing app we’ve seen this year.

Enlight is a polished and powerful photo editor.

Enlight manages to pack a startling amount of editing tools into a single beautiful app. It's got plenty of filters, presets, sketching tools, and effects to help you fine-tune your photos or transform them into something new.

Price: $US3.99 (iOS)

Create time-saving shortcuts for your iPhone lock screen with Launcher.

Launcher lets you create customised iPhone widgets that you can access from your iPhone's lock screen to save time. You can open apps, get Google Maps directions home, call your mum, or create a button for quickly messaging your best friend.

Price: Free (iOS)

Breath of Light is a beautiful puzzle game with a relaxing soundtrack.

If you're looking for a new game to pass the time, Breath of Light offers a relaxing experience with gorgeous visuals as you strategically re-arrange rocks and mirrors to guide the mystical energy from flower to flower.

Price: $US2.99 (iOS)

Find out what your favourite actors are wearing with Spylight.

Spylight is like the 'Shazam for fashion.' The app listens to the movie or TV show you're watching and then tells you what the actors onscreen are wearing and where you can purchase the same clothes.

Price: Free (iOS)

Broadcast your own live stream video with Periscope.

Like Meerkat, Periscope make it easy to quickly start your own live stream and show your friends what you're doing, and they can comment and interact with you during the broadcast. Videos live on even once you're done broadcasting, and since Twitter acquired Periscope earlier this year, you're able to quickly turn your followers into your friends thanks to its close social integration.

Price: Free (iOS)

Listen to popular songs before anyone else with Jay Z's new music streaming app, Tidal.

Tidal is a high-fidelity music streaming app recently purchased and re-launched by Jay Z. Thanks to partnerships with popular artists such as Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Beyonce, this Spotify competitor will let you listen to songs and watch videos early if you're willing to pay.

Price: $US9.99 - $US19.99 per month (iOS, Android)

Dodge traffic and collect coins in Stickman Rush.

Stickman Rush puts you in control of a stick man as you weave your way through traffic and jump over obstacles for as long as you can. The controls are easy to learn and the charming art style will keep you tapping the 'Retry' button.

Price: Free (iOS)

Ginger Keyboard lets you play games and browse the news while texting.

Ginger's new Android keyboard embeds mini games and news headlines into your keyboard so you have something to do while you wait for the other person to text back. Our favourite games are Snake and 2048.

Price: Free (Android)

Play Cards Against Humanity on your phone with this custom app.

Cards Against Originality is a web app that lets you play the official Cards Against Humanity game -- all thanks to the original game's Creative Commons licence. By saving the web app to your phone's homescreen, you can play with the official cards and expansions and link up over Wi-Fi to play with your friends.

Price: Free (web app)

Watch popular videos without worrying about your data plan with Preload.

Preload is great for watching popular videos offline. You can subscribe to channels or 'magazines' that download a hand-picked selection of videos every day to your device so there's always something new to watch.

Price: Free (sign up for the beta here)

AudioShot is the best way to send songs to your friends.

AudioShot is an iPhone keyboard that lets you send your friends song links from Spotify, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, and iTunes, all without leaving your favourite messaging app. Once you connect your music accounts, all you need to do is tap the music key, search or select a song from your recent listens, and paste the link into your message. That's it.

Price: Free (iOS)

Dreeps is a game that plays itself so you don't have to.

Dreeps calls itself an 'alarm playing game,' and that's because the only interaction required by you is to set an alarm -- the game takes care of the rest. Each day, Dreeps takes you along on an RPG adventure with its own story that you can watch unfold on your own time, which is perfect for those too busy to play.

Price: $US2.99 (iOS)

Race against your friends in cars from the movies in Fast & Furious: Legacy.

Fans of the racing franchise will love Fast & Furious: Legacy. You can race head-to-head against your friends, complete story missions, and test drive cars from all seven films -- all while racing through classic locations ranging from Miami to Tokyo.

Price: Free (iOS, Android)

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