Wedding Apps for your iPhone or iPad

Wedding Plan by rocksee (Flickr)

We all know that planning a wedding is probably one of the most stressful things you’ll do in your lifetime.  Fortunately, you can minimize the stress by keeping yourself organized!  Kelly and I managed to keep fairly organized via an Excel spreadsheet, but this was cumbersome at times since we had to download it and open it on various computers all over the place.  I was hunting around the iTunes app store, and it seems there have been quite a few wedding planning apps made the past 2 years.  I figured I’d throw a few links to them up here on the site to hopefully help you future brides plan your destination wedding by iPhone or iPad!

Wedding Planning Apps:
Get organized on your iPhone or iPad with these fabulous apps.  I’ve noticed that much of the wedding-related apps in the iTunes Store are “use specific”.  In other words, there are apps for budgeting, apps for planning, apps for guest lists, etc.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like there’s an app that is “all-in-one,” except if you use more of a generic organizer (my favorite is Awesome Note HD (+To-do/Diary for iPad)) that lets you do drawings, tables, pictures (from the device camera), etc.

Wedding Frustration Relief Apps:
Let’s be honest, sometimes you just need to vent!  While there are tons of games and whatnot in the app store, I figured it didn’t make sense to post a bunch of those here since your taste in games may vary.  However, here’s a few of my favorite ways to entertain myself when I’m getting stressed!

  • iShatter Stress Relief (iPhone) – There is nothing more satisfying than the sound of broken glass!! Go ahead and break stuff virtually with this 99 cent app! Money well spent!
  • Cleveland Clinic Stress Meditations (iPhone) – Breathe… Relax… This app from the Cleveland Clinic (a well known hospital in Cleveland, Ohio) will help you calm your nerves through breathing and meditation!
  • THE GAME OF LIFE™ for iPad – Go to college, get married, have kids, and retire, all within 30 minutes!! A nice diversion from the real game of life!

What about you?
As I mentioned above, Kelly and I missed out on the advantages of using an iPad to plan our wedding.  That is something that I’ve since rectified in our other planning activities (i.e. buying a house).  Are you using an app to plan any or all aspects of your wedding?   Are you using an app we didn’t mention?  Feel free to tell us about it below!!

About Rob

A northerner that recently moved South! My newlywed wife and I are long-time vacationers around southwest Florida, and our hearts definitely belong on Sanibel Island!

Comments

  1. The app should have more features like wedding resources,rsvp etc and also the wedding app should be simple to use. It must reduce the time and work for the wedding people.

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