Magic is alive and well and it's no surprise, then, that smartphones have become the latest platform for magic illusions. No matter whether you are a magician just starting out or a seasoned professional, there are tons of magic apps available for your perusal in the App Store. In some cases the app does the magic and in others, the phone is part of your performance. Check out our list of the best magic-hat-top-secret-magic apps for iPhone.
The best magic apps for iPhone
30 Jul 2021, by  Christine Pamintuan
The TimeLine Travel Back in Time app allows to simulate having time run backwards on your command - TimeLine lets you apparently reverse time! TimeLine can be used as a stand-alone effect, or is perfect when used in conjunction with any time plot in magic including triumph, out of this world, torn and restored, predictions, deja-vu, and more! This magic app for iPhone comes with lots of options and settings, as well as a video tutorial by Patrick Kun.
- Make time flow backwards
- Fully customisable options and settings
- Video tutorial
Card2Phone is the best magic app for iPhone on the market and lets you do visual magic anywhere! Download the card2phone magic app that is easy to set up for everyone, and has a huge selection of playing cards and more then 400 coins and bills. Card2Phone Magic Trick app review
- 62 different currencies
- 52 playing card faces
- More than 70 playing card back designs
- Everyday objects for creative minds (Pro only*)
Akinator can read your mind and tell you what character you are thinking of, just by asking a few questions. Think of a real or fictional character and Akinator will try to guess who it is. Will you dare challenge the genie? And what about other themes like movies, animals…?
- Akinator is getting stronger and stronger... The genie has increased his knowledge!
- Akinator invites you to think outside the box. As you know, he likes to guess characters and to take on difficult challenges.
- Challenge the other players on the leaderboards to prove who the best is.
The Card - A Magical Experience is an app that allows you to perform magic tricks that will fool even seasoned magicians. There are seven magic triggers. Without even touching the iPhone, it will reveal what card the person is thinking of. You'll be able to impress everyone for whom you perform this trick. The magic trick was inspired by the creator's magician friend. The app is free; if you want access to all the tricks you will have to buy the All Tricks package. If you find the ads annoying, an in-app purchase will remove those for you.
- Learn the art of digital card deception
- Seven magic triggers
- Impress everyone, even pro magicians
- Reveal what card the person is thinking of
- Free with in-app purchases
Magic Amino is a social media network for people interested in magic. You can build a profile, connect with other magicians from all over the world, talk about your favorite acts, magicians, and tricks, and develop a following. You can learn other members' tricks, discuss technique, and talk about the latest magic news. Create polls and discussions, show off, and connect with like-minded magicians! You can use the app to find out where there are magicians near you who share your particular interests and talk about anything related to magic.
- Mobile social network for magicians
- Build your profile
- Connect with other magicians
- Develop a following
- Free magic app for iPhone
MagicSAM is the official app of the Society of American Magicians. S.A.M. is the word's oldest and most prestigious organizations with the purpose of advancing magical arts. This app allows members and all fans of magic to stay in touch with the Society and stay on top of latest news, to gain access to resources, to learn about its history, and to have some fun. The app even includes a few magic tricks. There is also a Convention tab so users can stay updated on the annual magic conference. All magicians and aspiring magicians alike should download this app.
- Official app of the S.A.M.
- Latest S.A.M. News
- Access to S.A.M. Resources
- Fun magic tricks
- Free magic app for iPhone
iBeer Free is a fun app you will download for amusement, as it makes your phone look like you are drinking a glass of beer. The app has been downloaded over 90 million times so it must be doing something right! You can choose your own photo background or use the trick screens. When you launch the app and hold it up to your mouth and tip, people will see what appears to be beer in your phone that acts as if it's an actual glass of beer. You have to see it to believe it. If you pay to remove the ads you will also get four different types of beer, mouthwash, and steaming hot coffee. iBeer Free app review
- Look as though you're drinking beer out of your iPhone
- Hugely popular app
- Use one of the app's trick screens or your own photo
- Tilt to drink, shake for foam, even pour it into other iPhones
- In-app purchase to remove ads also adds coffee, mouthwash, and more types of beer
Mathemagics - Mental Math Tricks will turn you into a math magician as you impress everyone with your ability to square, divide, and multiply so fast they won't believe it. Basically, the app has you learn and practice mental math calculation daily in a fun and engaging way. Study your choice of the math tricks and then practice, practice, practice whenever you get a few moments. Pretty soon you will see yourself progressing through varying levels of proficiency. Don't worry if math isn't your strong suit: all you need to know how to do is basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
- Multiply as high as 20x20
- Square a number ending in 5
- Square any 2-digit number
- Adding two and three digit numbers
- Quickly divide any number by 9
Invisible Deck brings the classic effect from the '30s to your iPhone. A card one of your volunteers “thinks of” will suddenly appear upside down in a deck of cards on your phone. You can use this app as a standalone trick but you can actually learn to do it with a real deck of cards and really wow people by performing the actual trick after you do it with your iPhone. This app is totally self contained, you can choose from five different decks and three different backgrounds, and practice sessions give you time to practice. It's quick and easy to learn this trick so get practicing!
- Perform the “Invisible Deck” trick on your iPhone
- One of the most famous card tricks ever
- Learn it with real cards and really wow your friends
- Deck design choices
- Entire trick happens in spectators' hands