Free Apps and Games for your Symbian Phone
Nokia doesnâ€™t have one wizz-bang distribution store like Apple has with iTunes, and locating applications for the Symbian OS is actually quite a pain. Apparently Symbian is a total bitch to develop for so there isnâ€™t a huge amount of apps like you can get for the iPhone.
Update: Symbian is not really in development anymore and many of the web links we published back in 2008 are not available anymore. We removed those that don't work anymore and kept those that still work online. Note that these will go away sooner or later as well. End
There are some resources however, so Iâ€™ve put together this list of the best sites to find free (and commercial) applications and more:
Nokiaâ€™s portal for free apps, games, audio and images. Accessible from your phone and computer. It has a pretty rubbish selection of applications, but if youâ€™re looking for some semi-decent free games then Mosh has quite a few.
Symbian Freak provides news and downloads for Symbian phones. It actually has one of the best selections of freeware, some of the applications are even useful! If I had to recommend one resource is would be this.
If you filter through all the crap you might find some decent downloads in here.
Nokia Beta Labs
Actually fair bit going on in here; a number of apps which are coming out of development are worth taking a look at.
Download! is another Nokia Portal for free and paid applications. There are few apps here, not a huge amount, hopefully Nokia has some plans to improve this aspect of their products.
Forums and download directory, fair bit here if you browse through.
Hang out on these forums and youâ€™re likely to find a whole lot of games and apps. If you can be bothered registering =P
Carbide is software to create user interfaces for your Symbian device. Easy to use, great for making custom themes.Advertisement