Coupons are great, but clipping them is a pain in you know what!
Which is why despite being a great way to save money, most of us give up on extreme couponing.
Thankfully, coupon apps are here to help.
And today, we’ve gathered a list of top 20 coupon apps that will make your life easier while saving you a ton of money on anything from groceries to electronics, clothes, and everything in between.
This may be one of the best money saving apps out there.
Coupon Sherpa finds coupons for your preferred shops while scanning for offers available online. It offers a wide variety of deals from different stores including J Crew and Babies R Us.
This app also provides grocery coupons.
And just like most couponing app, Coupon Sherpa eliminates the need for printed coupons. Just go to the cash registrar and ask the cashier to scan them in your mobile.
The ShopSavvy app is not only available for iPhone and Android, you can also use it on Windows Phone.
It’s basically a barcode scanner that helps you find the lowest possible price for any item no matter online or in store.
If you’re buying online, this app lets you purchase things with just one tap, saving you money at stores like Target, Walmart, and many other big retailers.
Coupon Clipper is for iPhone.
It was created by the publishers of Clipper, Mint Magazine, Savvy Shopper, and Rewards Magazines.
What makes this app different is that it focuses on local businesses instead of those big retails shops and chain of restaurants.
It’s also very easy to use!
Decide – Update: No longer in business.
Decide is great for when you want to buy electronics.
If you’re anything like me, you sometimes probably do wonder if that TV or Phone you are about to buy is the best deal you can get.
Well, Decide can tell you whether you should buy it now or wait for a while for the price to go down.
DealNews comes from the famous bargain finder site DealNews.com.
You can use this app to look for the latest and best deals.
The cool thing about this one is that it alerts you when something you are watching hits a low price.
SnipSnap app is the ideal tool for extreme couponers. Take a photo of the coupons using your mobile phones.
Aside from capturing the coupon via a phone camera, this app also stores the expiration date of the coupon.
You can also see in-store reminders in SnipSnap.
This app is also a social networking site in disguise. Use it to connect and share coupons with your loved ones.
Shopkick can be downloaded free of charge in your Android smartphones and iPhones.
You can earn points by simply roaming around big shops like Toys R Us, Macy’s, Target and Best Buy, among others. You can claim the accumulated points later on.
Yowza lets you get rid of that old habit of clipping coupons.
Simply use your mobile phones to receive notifications on coupons and special offers in the vicinity.
A lot of special deals that are not found in other apps can be found here since coupons found in this app are from sellers themselves.
Store your favorite coupons on your phone and ask the cash registrar to scan the coupons straight from it.
The Coupon App is for those who want to save cash in a different way. A widget in this app will be your friend that tells you the deals everyday.
Deals are updated daily for you to know the freshest deals in town.
The biggest advantage of the Coupon App is that it contains a huge database of coupons.
You can even look for these coupons using your own voice via the voice search option when you’re in a hurry.
And just like most coupon app out there, it offers the mobile coupon option which can be scanned by the cashier.
Grocery Smarts Coupon Shopper is for shoppers who want to combine manufacturer coupons with store sales.
Grocery Smarts Coupon Shopper lets you check prices of items from different stores such as WalMart, Rite Aid, Target, CVS, and Walgreens.
It also allows you to use current manufacturers’ coupons to save more money.
Best Coupons & Deals, the name says it all.
Save more when buying your trusted brands and restaurants.
This couponing app allows you to sign up for exclusive deals and comes with push notification for the newest offers in town.
What’s unique about this app is that it allows a shopper to choose the brands whose deals you want to check out frequently.
You can share deals with friends too if you want.
12. Grocery IQ
Grocery IQ is a partner of coupons.com.
It is actually a shopping list application that works via a coupon database.
GroceryIQ coupons vary in form as some are hard copies while others are loaded to the loyalty cards of grocery stores. This app offers plenty of cheap grocery items!
13. My Coupon Genie
My Coupon Genie genie alright!
A genie that lists all of the special offers located in America.
More than just a coupon app, My Coupon Genie also allows a shopper to give whatever you want to share to your chosen charitable institutions and organizations.
CardStar is another couponing app that’s available for iPhones and Android phones.
This app allows shoppers to store all their loyalty cards into their mobile phones. Simply take a photo of all your loyalty shopper cards, and show them to the cashier every time you shop.
ZipList (No longer available)
This one has a recipe database that includes over 300,000 recipes from major websites such as Martha Stewart and Food.com.
You can add each ingredient directly to your shopping list. You can, of course, email this list to friends and family members as well.
Valpak Local Savings comes from the same people who brought you the famous Valpak coupon book you get in your email.
If you want to get those great savings on restaurants, entertainment, and beauty items that can be found within your neighborhood, then Valpak Local Savings is for you.
This app is available for iPhone and iPads. Just show your iPhone or iPad to the cashier, and viola! Instant savings.
You can save as much as 50 to 90 percent with the Valpak Local Savings.
It also has the Savings for Your feature- an automated collection of all the best deals in your area.
Store specific coupon apps
19. Walgreens App
Walgreens App is designed for a couponer who loves saving on personal care items by making use of coupons and going for sales at drug stores.
This app provides shoppers with information on exclusive offers and weekly store ads via mobile phones.
17. CVS App
CVS App is designed like the Walgreens app, the CVS app provides info on exclusive offers.
It also allows you to make your own shopping list and see the weekly ads right on your phone.
18. Target App
Target App is a great app for target shoppers.
It has so many functions. You can use it to shop online and for keeping track of your registries.
You can also check the weekly ads of Target on your phone. Plus, Daily Deals and bi-monthly coupons are sent directly to your mobile via this app.
20. Walmart App
Walmart App is for you if you’re a frequent Walmart shopper.
It helps you get the best deal possible on any item found in Walmart stores across the nation, as well as the Walmart website.
Plus, you get coupons and deals that are exclusive to Walmart app users.
It doesn’t matter if you just stepped into the world of saving money with coupons, or if you are already an extreme couponer, using these coupon apps make your life much easier than clipping coupons all day long.
And don’t forget to drop a comment and let us know if you know of any other great coupon apps that have helped you save money.