Have you ever returned from grocery shopping and realized you forgot that one item you really needed? Then Out of Milk is the perfect app for you: your Shopping List stays with you everywhere, the Pantry List allows you to keep track of your essentials so that you always know what you have at home, the To-Do list helps you keep track of any other items on your daily list.

* What the experts are saying *

'The Out of Milk app is straightforward and offers three main list functions: shopping, pantry and to do.'
Wall Street Journal

'#1 of Top 25 Apps For Moms'

'Top 10 Most-Used Shopping Apps'

'How To Simplify your grocery shopping'

'Grocery List Apps That Make Shopping, Syncing Lists Simple'

Our Features:

• Multiple shopping lists
• Save time by grouping items into categories
• Easily scan or enter items in your shopping lists
• Shopping list history remembers items
• Share lists by text or email
• Make a To-Do list
• Pantry list lets you inventory anything so you always know what's in your pantry
• Displays grand total and running total on your shopping list
• Access your lists online from anywhere on

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What’s New

Version 4.4.4

Hey Out of Milkers! We have added better support for the newer iPhones and optimized our app for the latest iOS 12.
As always, we love getting your feedback, so write to us at anytime you want.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

KManoukian ,

Categories appear to be fixed

Love this cleanly designed and easy-to-use grocery list that I can add items to whenever I happen to remember them. After using this app for years, I was getting very frustrated with some category issues mentioned by other reviewers. I started looking for other solutions, but this app still looks nicer and functions better for this purpose than any of the other grocery list or regular list apps I tried. I agonized over what to do, since this really affects my workflow. I finally created a new account on Out of Milk and started fresh. When I started out I had no categories, so I added my own and so far so good. It seems that the developers released an update before they really should have, but that the category issues have finally been fixed. I like having a separate app just for groceries, because I need different functions than on my regular to-do list. The only wish I have is that the to-do list section, which I'm not even using, be turned into some type of menu planning tool, which I would absolutely use. I tried another app that lets you store recipes and make menu plans, but it was cumbersome and ugly. I really don't need to store recipes because it would take too long to constantly add new ones (I like to try new things, so I'm not an "every Tuesday we have tacos" kind of cook). However, it would be nice to have a basic calendar where I could just list what I plan to cook each day.

JessvstheWorld ,

A Couple Suggestions

I’m a new in, I’m actually still trying to figure out the whole system. So far, I like it. I was a GroceryIQ user for probably 6-8 years, and I believe that app is being discontinued. This is the closest thing I’ve been able to find to that app in terms of store, category and item organization. I have two requests/suggestions, however. The first is that a weight option be added to pricing. I use the price by weight tool for cheeses, meats, and some produce. Being able to price things according to weight will help keep the accuracy of my overall budget when shopping. My second suggestion is a reverse info input on barcode scanning- right now, from what I can tell, the scanner either knows the barcode or doesn’t. The feature to add UPC codes to the item info is helpful, but it would also be neat to be able to scan and, if the barcode is unknown, immediately be able to fill in the necessary information for the product. That way the user doesn’t have to manually add the UPC numbers. So far, this is the most comprehensive shopping list app that I have been able to find, and I appreciate the features it already has- especially the option to add or remove sales tax (we don’t have sales tax on groceries in CA). If the developers are looking for new features to add, I think the price-by-weight and reverse barcode input would be two great ones to add.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you like our app and we'll forward your suggestions to our developers. Kind regards, Out of Milk Team

Brownysxx ,

I love Out of Milk...

...but recent upgrades have made it less user friendly. The problems I have seen are with sorting categories and editing items. I shop at the same grocery store every week. I walk through the store the exact same way every trip. When I create a list for that store, I should be able to pre-set the order of the categories on that list. However, no matter how many times I sort the categories on my list...every week they go back to being ordered a different way! The app forces me to re-sort my grocery list every week, which is ridiculous, because it won’t save my changes to the Manage Categories list. Second- I have to add prices to my items EVERY WEEK. For example, I buy Cheerios every week. But every week when I make my list, the edited item from the previous week (where I’ve entered the price) is sorted to Uncategorized. So I have to select the correctly categorized version of the item and re-enter the price EVERY WEEK. Or, I have to choose the correctly priced version of the item, and re-categorize it to Breakfast EVERY WEEK! Out of Milk is intended to make shopping easier and more organized, and it used to do that! But recently, it has more than doubled the time it takes to make a list, and increased the amount of time I have to spend in the store every week. Please, PLEASE, fix these issues because I love Out of Milk and I don’t want to use a different list app!

Developer Response ,

Hey There, I am very sorry you are experiencing issues with the custom categories feature. This is actually a known bug that is currently on our roadmap for development. While I cannot say exactly when it will be fixed, I promise you we know about it & are working really hard to address it. If you have any further questions, or would like to discuss this further, please reach out to us at Thank you!


Bonial International GmbH
64.6 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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