The Best Wedding Planning Apps

Yes, wedding planning can be fun.

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Capsule

This app is the absolute easiest way to collect every photo taken by guests throughout the wedding day/weekend. You purchase a custom code for $20, and guests enter the code in the app to add their pictures to one growing photostream.

Duet & Couple

You can create a memory-filled time capsule of your pre-wedding days with Couple or Duet, two apps that open a private convo between you and your loved one. From photos and videos to chats, everything you’ve exchanged stays in one spot — like a Facebook that only you two can see.

Paperless Post

An untraditional approach to big day invitations with designs from the chicest of the chic (including Jonathan Adler, Kelly Wearstler, and Jessica Hische to name a few) await on this app. Yep, we’re talking digital invites here, but once you discover that they're as beautiful as their paper counterparts, send notifications the second a guest RSVPs, offer gentle RSVP reminders and are so nice to Mother Earth, you’ll be a convert.

Wedding Wire

It’s tempting to spend over your head on your big day, but the debts that follow aren't so sweet. A tracker like this one can help you make a budget and stick to it by logging your purchases and estimates in real time.

Google+ Hangouts

This app is essential when everyone in the bridal party lives in different cities. Since you sign in with a Google account, it’s the easiest way for a group of up to 10 to video chat about bachelorette plans or whatever you all need to catch up on. Plus, the silly glasses and hats Google lets you “wear” while chatting take the hijinks to a whole new level. Screenshots might be necessary.

The Knot Wedding Dress Look Book App

This app offers a head start on the fitting room. Rather than get overwhelmed with options at the shop, first use the app to narrow things down with filters by silhouette, neckline, price, fabric, train length and designer. Seriously, no dress is forgotten here. When you find the one, the app locates the nearest bridal salon with the dress on hand.

Appy Couple

Building a wedding website takes only a few clicks with this app, which lets you pick your theme (from classic to kooky) and include photos, a registry, RSVPs and well wishes from guests — so when it’s all over, you have a digital keepsake.

TopTablePlanner

Seating charts are complicated. Make them much easier with this drag-and-drop software, which lets you move guests and tables at a click. You can even include guests’ meal preferences and RSVPs.

My Registry

Whether you want to create a single registry that includes any store you choose (no need to commit to one!), or would prefer a cash gift fund, you can make it happen with MyRegistry, a guest-friendly app that even offers barcode scanning.

I Do Foundation

If registering for presents doesn't feel quite right to you, consider this charitable registry. Choose your favorite charity — or even specific goods, like a cow for a farming family in need — and guests can donate directly.

Evernote

It's a digital accordion folder for all the technical nitty-gritty that goes with wedding planning. Store vendor contracts, tablescape inspiration photos, and to-do lists in the app. It will then sync to wherever else you access Evernote, like a browser or desktop extension, so that the details are always at your fingertips.

Wedding Party App

This app makes it easy for your wedding guests (AKA smartphone-ographer army) to send their photos to one collective nuptial album. Now you’ll be able to look back on all the unexpected candids as seen through your guests’ eyes. The app also lets guests create a digital guest book with their profiles and stories, and keeps everyone in the loop on wedding details.

Postable

This is a go-to app for addressing those save the dates and shower invites. Postable is the easiest way to collect this vital information from everyone on the guest list. It does all the hard work for you by creating an address book guests easily and securely fill in before you then export the data to Gmail, Outlook or Excel.

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