Every bride knows how stressful it is planning a wedding. From the dress, to the shoes, to the venue to the food and on top of that making sure you stay within your budget and keep relatives and in-laws happy, it’s no wonder Julia Roberts fled in Runaway Bride.

But if you’re a bride-to-be, you can ease your anxiety while planning the perfect wedding with the help of these wedding apps.


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Task: Making appointments

App: Cozi

This shared calendar app will help you to never miss an appointment again. No more clashing schedules or forgetting times because this app basically does it all for you.

Task: General wedding planning

App: iWedding Deluxe

Get wedding planning down to a science with this app. The features include to-do lists, dress inspiration, budgeting and guest lists.

Task: Invitations

App: Appy Couple

With this app you can share photos, let guests RVSP to wedding-related events, research transport options and browse the gift registry.

Task: Budgeting

App: Wedding Planning Complete

Keep track of the most important things with this app with features like wedding countdown, budget guidelines, spending trackers and detailed checklists. This app will make sure you stay on budget and have everything in order for the big day.

Task: Avoiding Procrastination

App: Wedding Happy

For those brides-to-be feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of planning an entire wedding, this app is a must. It asks you the exact date you plan to have your wedding and then builds a customised schedule with a to-do checklist and suggested due dates. Wedding plan can often feel like juggling 10 different objects at once, this app also has notifications to remind you when tasks are due so they don’t pile up.

Task: Reception-planning

App: Wedding Party

The app compiles all the photos taken by guests to make a photo album later on. Who knows, the best picture from your wedding could be taken by a guest.

Task: Finding inspiration

App: Pinterest

An obvious yet crucial app, it will help a lot  with inspiration for the wedding dress, bridesmaids dresses, cake designs, food and decor. Compile as many Pinterest Boards as you need to make your dream wedding a reality.

Task: Venue-planning

App: Room Planner by Chief Architect

This app helps you plan how the venue will be arranged. Experiment with the layout of the room without lugging around pieces of furniture and make sure you’ve got the tables and the wedding cake in the right spot.

Task: Finding a DJ

App: Wedding DJ

If you’re being cost savvy and playing music from your iPod or iPhone this app will be useful. It makes sure none of the wrong songs play on your perfect day or that the music doesn’t cut out. It uses the songs from your iTunes to create a wedding playlist. Then on your wedding day you hand it over to your MC, who simply needs to slide “next” for each part of your wedding.

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