Free recipe software

Use BigOven on the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, NOOK, Windows Phone, Windows and the web

Have more fun cooking. Make grocery lists and menu plans from recipes. More!

Runs on all version of MS Windows (7, Vista, XP, etc.)

Brand new to BigOven?

Try our free recipe software, but if you have a smartphone or tablet, like an iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, we highly recommend you begin with BigOven's web and mobile recipe organizer, which has all the features of our downloadable desktop software, but further syncs automatically with our free mobile cooking apps.

Watch how easy it is!

Alternatively, if you're migrating from an existing desktop recipe management solution or specifically looking for dedicated Windows desktop software for recipe management, try downloading our Windows software below!


BigOven for Windows is now free!

PRO membership required for online features. (Read more)

  • Organize your recipes
  • Quickly save recipes from the web
  • Drag and drop to create grocery lists
  • Post recipes to the web in one easy click
  • Create meal plans
  • Much more!
  • Bulk upload tool lets Pro members get recipes on mobile devices
  • Download it Free

Try web-based BigOven

Best Recipe Software - TopTenReviews.com, 2010, 2009 and 2008 [more reviews]

As mentioned in Saveur Magazine and the New York Times!

Save time and money grocery shopping, and become an even better cook.

  • Enter your own recipes quickly and easily
  • Quickly capture and organize your favorite recipes from all over the web
  • Search for great meals to make in seconds... get unstuck!
  • Drag and drop recipes to create shopping lists sorted by aisle!
  • Use the integrated calendar to plan meals for weeks or even months in advance
  • Generate grocery lists for any date range you choose
  • Resize recipes easily!
  • Calculate calories, carbs, fat... for any recipe!
  • Easily search, print, email recipes in your collection... much more!

Join us today to try BigOven on the web free, or download BigOven for free!

Add unlimited recipes. Organize in custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free