Free Recipe Software

Award-winning, free software for mobile and Windows

Take 350,000+ recipes (including your own) and your grocery list anywhere on iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Kindle Fire and Android.

Or organize your recipe collection on your PC with our award-winning recipe software for Windows -- now FREE.

View recipes easily at the grocery store,in your kitchen,on vacation - anywhere!

Simply post your favorite recipes to, and you'll have easy access to them on the go from any of the mobile apps. Better still, you'll probably get some good tips and even photos from other users!

No awkward cookbooks, splattered recipe cards, or lost printouts.

With over ten million downloads, BigOven is one of the top mobile food apps available. It's the #1 cooking app on Android and Windows Phone, and one of the top cooking apps for iPhone and iPad.

Supported Platforms

iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone Free Recipe Software

Each of our free mobile apps has the unique "Use up Leftovers" feature. Just enter 3 ingredients from your fridge or pantry, and BigOven will show you what you can make!

BigOven Reviews

"I would give this app 100 stars!" -- iTunes review

"Love this app! There is always a recipe for any kind of dish I want to make. Thanks, can't live without BigOven!" -- iTunes review

"I love BigOven. It's super easy to find new recipes and save them for later. BigOven also has helpful categories like Recent Raves." -- iTunes review

"By far the best cooking app out there. Thousands of recipes with the flexibility to search by ingredients... 5 stars!" -- Windows Phone 7 review

"Love this app! I use it almost every day!" -- iTunes review

"I love this app! My mom and I use it at the store when we feel creative and our results have our family and friends raving. I can't imagine a better app than this one. And it's free!" -- iTunes review

"5 Stars! I am in love with this wonderous phenomenon"

"5 Stars! Great app for finding recipes from your phone. Pair it with their site to add your own recipes and it works really well." -- paschott, Jan 2011

"5 Stars! What a great app! A week before I discovered it I was at the grocery without my list for Pad Thai. I had the hardest time looking through cookbooks there to help me out. I downloaded this app and looked up Pad Thai and instantly there it was! Love this!"

"Best Apps for New Moms" -- Time Magazine

"Best Android Apps (Honorable Mention)" -- New York Times

Download one today!

They're free. You'll find download links here: iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone and Microsoft Windows Desktop

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