Best Christmas Apps for the Holiday Season

Skywell Software
4 min readDec 21, 2018

The Christmas season is in full swing and if you were wondering if there is an app to talk to Santa, then yes, you’re in luck, there’s even an app for that. In order to help you enjoy the holiday season, we came with a list of the best Xmas apps, that will have you caroling all the way to New Year’s.

Christmas Apps for iPhone

Here are some funny Christmas apps the whole family can enjoy.

  1. Elf Yourself — If you were ever wondering what you would look like in elf form, then here is a solution for you. After uploading photos of you and your family, it superimposes these photos on the bodies of elves and creates a very funny animation the whole family can enjoy.
  2. NORAD Tracks Santa — For those who might not know, NORAD stands for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, but we doubt that NORAD would be interested in the whereabouts of Santa. However, you and your family can use this app to track Santa’s delivery route so your kids can anticipate his arrival.
  3. Letters to Santa — This is not just one of the best apps for Christmas, but it is also the best Santa Claus app. You can write an unlimited number of letters to Santa and he responds. By the way, the responses that he sends back are not boring business reply type of messages. When you write to Santa with this app, you actually get the feeling that he cares about you and he knows exactly what you want for Christmas.
  4. Inkly — If you are having troubles with picking out Christmas cards, you are definitely not alone. Fortunately, there’s an app for that. Thanks to custom software development, you create the customized card you have always dreamed of. You choose from hundred of designs, fonts, add your own handwriting, upload photos and much more. Once you are doing creating your card, you can send it via e-mail or snail mail to an unlimited number of recipients.
  5. Christmas Countdown 2018 — For those of you who are counting down until Christmas arrives this app is definitely for you. It is completely customizable, and there is a gift for you to unwrap every day. There are no commercials or ads whatsoever, just you and the time remaining until your favorite day of the year.

Best Android Christmas Apps

  1. Google Santa Tracker — If you have an android device, you can still track Santa’s movements. This app has many things to do for your kinds and it even offers VR support, if you own virtual reality equipment. On the night before Christmas, you watch Santa’s movements in real-time and play one of the many games offered the whole night.
  2. Todoist — There are so many things that need to get before Christmas that the whole holiday season itself can become a hassle. In order to keep things simple and organized, you can use Todoist to stay organized starting with your Christmas shopping and ending with the corporate Christmas party.
  3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas — Your favorite Dr. Seuss villain is back, and he still intends on everything to steal Christmas. This all-time favorite Christmas book is now available in a more interactive format featuring highlighted narration, learning new words by tapping on the pictures, professional narration and many other fun learning ideas.
  4. Message From Santa — This is the best Santa call app available for Android. You have three personalized messages to choose from and each call will include a photo of your child and other personal information. They can also use this app to ask Santa questions, such as the presents they will receive, what are the names of all of the reindeer and anything else on their mind.
  5. iHeart Radio — Whether you have a favorite Christmas song or an entire playlist, you can listen to as much Christmas music as you want with this great radio app. For the rest of this month, you can customize your playlist so you can be as festive as possible for Christmas parties and opening presents. While there are other radio apps out there, this one is straightforward and offers the widest choice of Christmas music out there.

These have been some of the best merry Christmas apps for all major devices. While the holiday season is a very exciting time, it can also be very hectic and stressful. Try to take advantage of some of the apps mentioned on the list to sit back, relax, unwind and actually enjoy all of the wonderful things that make the holidays such a magical time. This holiday comes along once a year, everybody has been looking forward to it all year, they have it circled with a red pen on their calendars so try to get into the Christmas as much as you can. Everybody around you will be thankful.

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