• "Anybody who needs a list that involve money will find a solution in Spend Stack." - Andy Ihnatko
• "Spend Stack is a truly high-quality, well designed new app." - Ryan Christoffel, MacStories
• "Spend Stack is both easy and fun to use." - Mac | Life Magazine
• "I love everything about Spend Stack. Go get it." - David Bressler, The Elephant's Paycheck
• Plus, we're featured by the App Store in multiple territories!

Spend Stack can be your budget manager, an ad-hoc shopping list or expense tracker all in one place. It's simply the best way to create a list where you want to associate monetary values to each of its items. We are the only app that can keep a to-the-penny (or whatever your currency is) running total. You can think of it is a cross between a shopping list and a budgeting app.

And, unlike other financial apps we also heavily privacy-focused, see none of your data, and require no account creation.

• Track subscriptions you have (for apps, services, gyms, etc.)
• A grocery list
• Expense tracking
• Birthday or Christmas lists
• "Envelope" budgets
• Track home renovations
• Expense reports
• Vacation budgets or planning
• Make a chore list and share it with kids, and note how much each task "earns"
• ...or any other general-purpose list.

• Import your Apple Card® statements with one tap.
• Supports every currency.
• Price items by a set amount, by weight or recurring pricing (for subscriptions).
• Enter costs by having sales tax applied *, pricing produce by weight or adding discounts.
• Add images, notes and more to your items for more detailed information.
• Share your lists! Collaborate in real-time with others. Perfect for shopping lists with your other half.
• iCloud sync support
• Export your lists as a .pdf, image or text
• Flexible! Create a list with sales tax automatically applied, use checkboxes or do neither of those to keep it a simple list.
• Privacy-Focused. Unlike many other financial apps, we require absolutely no account creation and we see none of the data that’s entered. Your “account” is your Apple ID that you’re already signed into.

• Dynamic type accessibility support
• Dark mode
• Drag and drop (even multiple things at once!)
• Keyboard support
• Multiple spaces on iPadOS
• And much more!




* Sales tax is available in the United States only.
** Our preview images were created using 'Previewed' at

What’s New

Version 1.2.6

· Links for items! Now you can add links to your items and open them from within Spend Stack.
· You can drop images, texts or links directly onto items in your list from other apps to attach them
· Users outside of the United States can now apply a tax rate or VAT to their lists.
· Included a link to a "Getting Started" blog post in settings.
· Added a tags button in the lists view to quickly manage your tags.
· Contextual action for editing an item's date.

· We now flash scroll indicators in a few places to make it obvious views are scrollable.
· Renamed "Lock List" to instead reflect the authentication type available on the device such as Touch or Face ID.
· When entering in a tax rate, your old one is shown by default instead of being blank.
· You can enter in whole number tax rates now, no need for the decimal place.

· Sometimes toggling discounts or weights wouldn't work, and that's fixed.
· The text alignment is corrected for the date label in accessibility font sizes.
· On iPad, fixed issue where sometimes the lists wouldn't show when selecting them.
· A label no longer blinks in the top right when viewing images.
· Fixed some crashes around live syncing.
· Normalized recurring pricing calculations.
· Fixed visual glitch when deleting items.
· The background wouldn't always dim when entering items, that's patched up.
· The search bar should no longer occlude the view and flash when navigating back and forth between lists.
· If a default currency couldn't be found, we now default to the U.S. Dollar instead of showing "null".
· The status bar shows correctly when viewing item details.
· The background is black instead of white when you first install the app.
· The keyboard animates smoothly when entering in a tax rate.
· Users whose locale uses something other than a "." for a decimal separator can now enter in tax rates.
-- Previous release notes from the big 1.2. update--

It's here! This version packs a ton of highly requested features and enhancements, six months in the making!

**Custom List Currencies*
Choose any currency you'd like for your lists. Perfect for international travelers. You can even change your existing list currencies back and forth at any time.

**Apple Card Import**
Now you can import your Apple Card statements directly into your lists. Simply export them as a .csv file, and with one tap your statement will be put right into a list. We even create tags for each category for you.

**Recurring Pricing for Items**
Now you can track all the subscription-based expenses in your life. Perfect for tracking apps, gym memberships, or any other recurring cost. You can edit these to be any number of daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly costs.

**iPadOS Cursor Support**
We've optimized the entire app to take advantage of iPadOS and its amazing cursor support.

Plus a lot more !
- New interface sounds from award-winning composer Josh Mobley.
- Tons of new custom icons are now available.
- Several new context menu actions for items in your list:
- Copy an item to a new list.
- Move an item to another list.
- Duplicate an item within your list.
- Open its information.
- Rename the item.
- Add or remove a tag.
- Toggle checkbox.
- Open in another window.
- For lists:
- Rename.
- Remove all items.
- Exporting a list.
- Print.
- Duplicate list.
- New UI for split view.
- New UI for help menus.
- New design for iPad settings.
- When dragging items to new lists, copying or duplicating items a banner will now show at the top of the screen to confirm the actions you took.
- You can now swipe modal views down, and their sizes have been tweaked.

We've got a lot more planned for Spend Stack, enjoy the new update!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
149 Ratings

149 Ratings

Right Away? ,

Excellent App

I have been using this app now for about a week and finding that it’s a joy and useful utility. I love how it asks you if it can use your location in order for it to find the sales tax for your list. This is very helpful when you don’t know it or want to confirm what you believe it to be. I actually knew it and the app was able to reinforce the sales tax amount in my region. It even gave me the location in which I was in when figuring the sales tax automatically. Nice! I had some ideas about future features for the app and contacted the developer. I got a prompt response the following day. This is also a big thumbs up since users want to feel confident that their outreach is not falling in the round file pile. Another feature that I like is the sharing options and the recipient’s ability to add or change things if the option to have the user ( s ) perform this is enabled. This can also be disabled at anytime. Sweet! Adding an image to your list is a beautiful thing as well. All in all I think this app has got a wonderful start and looking forward to its development. I would definitely recommend this app for anyone wishing to add details regarding cost and other items which this app is packed with.

Developer Response ,

Thanks so much for leaving a review, and for using Spend Stack! I look forward to making Spend Stack better for you for years to come!

Bl-nkface ,

Exactly What I Needed

I really enjoy using Spend Stack and learned about it after listening to the Launched Podcast. It is an incredibly useful activity to monitor expenses and have special lists for different types of expenses. The UI is great, the app is simple and intuitive and has already helped me out immensely. One thing I would like to suggest is the ability to split the cost between multiple people. For example, being able to use it to track shared bills if living with other people to see how much each person would have to pay for monthly rent. I track several shared expenses and right now I calculate it manually and put the number as a note to remember, but I think it would be a great option to be able to show split payments. I appreciate all the hard work of the developer and would love to see this app continue to be a part of my daily workflow.

Developer Response ,

Thanks so much for the review, they make my day! If you’ve got more thoughts on how you’d think a split might work - definitely reach out to me at 🎉

Pop J. ,

Outstanding App. !!

Spend stack is not simply just a list maker, it’s much, much more than that. It actually lets you know just “how much” you’re spending. Once you enter in an items cost; sales tax is applied automatically, so it takes the guesswork out of what your final bill will be. Use “tags,” and you can group all similar items together. The developer is continually making improvements, and now you can add a photo to items in case you might need it for your next shopping trip. In addition, lists and info. sync. across multiple devices making it even more handy. Customer service is excellent; questions get answered usually within 24 hours. All things considered, this app. Is definitely worth having. I highly recommend it!

Developer Response ,

Thanks so much for the review! I hope Spend Stack remains useful for you for years to come!


Dreaming In Binary LLC
13 MB

Requires iOS 13.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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