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Published December 06, 2012, 05:31 PM

Thursday's App of the Week: Preparing for Christmas Apps

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- From keeping track of your Christmas shopping list, to taking the perfect Christmas pictures and sending out your cards to helping excited kids countdown to the big day, the holidays can be overwhelming. But, there is help, because there's an app for that.

By: Kerstin Kealy, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- From keeping track of your Christmas shopping list, to taking the perfect Christmas pictures and sending out your cards to helping excited kids countdown to the big day, the holidays can be overwhelming. But, there is help, because there's an app for that.

We've all gotten them, those cheesy Christmas cards that make you go, hmmm.

If you want to up the ante this year the Cards app for your iPhone can help. You can use pre-built templates and pictures from your phone to make custom cards. The app is free, but for $2.99 each, the cards can be printed out and mailed out to everyone on your list.

If you want your Christmas cards to have that extra holiday spirit. There's the Grinch Edition of the Dr. Seuss Camera for $1.99. It includes 20 "Grinchmas" cards that you can personalize with your own photos. And really, if this doesn't say Merry Christmas - what does?

You can then email the cards to your friends and family

If your holiday shopping has you stressed out, try the Christmas List app.

For 99 cents in the apple market you get email support, address book integration, and plenty of sortable categories for everyone on your list. It even tracks your spending to keep your budget in check. And your list is safe from peekers, the app is password-protected.

And you can countdown to the big day with the Christmas app!! It includes a Christmas countdown, advent calendar, and some holiday songs. You can also create a gift list to keep track of your holiday purchases.

Similar apps are available on the google play market

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