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12/09/2015 01:34 pm ET

13 Free Apps That Make Holiday Shopping Less Stressful

App-y holidays! 📱

Why not use your smartphone as a problem solver for all your holiday shopping woes? 

From organizing gift lists and finding sweet bargains to securing a parking spot in advance at a crowded mall, we've rounded up 13 free apps to help you survive the merriest of seasons.  

  • Santa's Bag
    "Revolutionize your Christmas shopping experience with Santa's Bag for iOS. <strong>Import recipients, set&nbsp;budgets, plan
    Santa's Bag
    "Revolutionize your Christmas shopping experience with Santa's Bag for iOS. Import recipients, set budgets, plan gifts, create wishlists and shopping lists, track progress, share - and so much more. Each step is carefully designed to make sure you don't forget anyone or anything. Christmas shopping has never been easier or more fun!"

    Get it for iOS.
  • RedLaser
    "Never overpay again &ndash; RedLaser helps you <strong>find the best prices, coupons, and deals</strong> for all your favori
    RedLaser
    "Never overpay again – RedLaser helps you find the best prices, coupons, and deals for all your favorite products and stores, online and locally." 

    Get it for iOSAndroid and Windows.
  • Wunderlist
    "Wunderlist is a <strong>simple to-do list and task manager app that helps you get stuff done</strong>. Whether you&rsquo;re
    Wunderlist
    "Wunderlist is a simple to-do list and task manager app that helps you get stuff done. Whether you’re sharing a grocery list with a loved one, working on a project, or planning a vacation, Wunderlist makes it easy to capture, share and complete your to-dos. Wunderlist instantly syncs between your phone, tablet and computer, so you can access your to-dos from anywhere."

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • Giftster
    "Giftster is a free, private, web and mobile <strong>gift registry that connects family and close friends</strong>. Set it up
    Giftster
    "Giftster is a free, private, web and mobile gift registry that connects family and close friends. Set it up once and use it for a lifetime. The perfect combination of wish list, gift registry, family events calendar, and news feed, think of Giftster as a social platform just for you and the people you care about most."

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • Pounce
    "Pounce is a revolutionary shopping app that lets you <strong>take a photo of any item you like and immediately see similar i
    Pounce
    "Pounce is a revolutionary shopping app that lets you take a photo of any item you like and immediately see similar items from a variety of stores. Tap 'Buy Now' for a seamless, one-stop purchase. Your purchase is processed and shipped directly by the retailer."

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • Clutch
    "Clutch combines everything you need to shop with your phone &shy;- <strong>wallet,&nbsp;daily deals, trending and hot produc
    Clutch
    "Clutch combines everything you need to shop with your phone ­- wallet, daily deals, trending and hot products, shopping searches, personalized collections, price comparisons and gifting ­with the ability to make purchases and deliver them anywhere, with a few taps."

    Get it for iOS.
  • SnipSnap Coupon App
    "<strong>Gather up all the coupons you have lying around</strong>. Whether they're from the Sunday paper, the mail, or just o
    SnipSnap
    "Gather up all the coupons you have lying around. Whether they're from the Sunday paper, the mail, or just ones you found buried in your purse or couch, SnipSnap will mobilize them in a matter of minutes. When you get to a store, pull up the coupon barcode, promo code, or photograph and present to the cashier to redeem."

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • Slice
    "Shopping, shipping, and saving have never been easier or more fun. Slice keeps an eye on your purchases for you - <strong>wa
    Slice
    "Shopping, shipping, and saving have never been easier or more fun. Slice keeps an eye on your purchases for you - watching for price drops, tracking your packages, and alerting you on hazardous product recalls. Never enter a tracking number again! It’s all done automatically with the e-receipts in your email ... that's why it's so smart!"

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • ParkWhiz
    "Get <strong>exclusive parking deals in over 150 cities</strong> nation wide - don&rsquo;t miss out on the greatest rates ava
    ParkWhiz
    "Get exclusive parking deals in over 150 cities nation wide - don’t miss out on the greatest rates available everyday for downtown and event parking. No cash needed! Park in a comfortable garage without wasting time paying for parking on exit. You can use the in-app parking pass, no paper and no coupon codes necessary - no hassle."

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • RetailMeNot
    "Our award-winning coupons app makes it <strong>easy to save with thousands of deals at your favorite stores and restaurants<
    RetailMeNot
    "Our award-winning coupons app makes it easy to save with thousands of deals at your favorite stores and restaurants! Whether you're hungry for food deals or looking for in-store offers while shopping, RetailMeNot finds all the best deals so you don’t have to."

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • Quick Scan
    "Discover all the savings with an easy-to-use shopping companion app. Quick Scan features thousands of major brands and retai
    Quick Scan
    "Discover all the savings with an easy-to-use shopping companion app. Quick Scan features thousands of major brands and retailers. Get quick access the lowest online prices, locate stores nearby and view contact information. Save products to your favorites and email friends great deals and products."

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • Grocery List Ease
    "Grocery List Ease is a beautiful, simple and powerful shopping list app for your phone and Apple Watch. <strong>Create a sho
    Grocery List Ease
    "Grocery List Ease is a beautiful, simple and powerful shopping list app for your phone and Apple Watch. Create a shopping list, grocery list, to-do list, or any other checklist and share it with family and friends!" 

    Get it for iOS and Android.
  • ShopSavvy
    "ShopSavvy saves you even more time and money! <strong>All the sales from the top retailers and brands are in one place</stro
    ShopSavvy
    "ShopSavvy saves you even more time and money! All the sales from the top retailers and brands are in one place. You will never again have to check multiple shopping apps or retailer websites. Scan with a barcode, use a Matrix QR Code or search for the product or sale."

    Get it for iOS and Android.

 

Happy shopping saving!

 

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