Many people all over the world look forward to Christmas and New Year's Eve and consider this period as one of the best periods of the year because of the special feeling it gives them. However, for some people it is also a stressful period, because of Christmas shopping and cooking for the family.

Below you will find a selection of Christmas apps for your Apple iPhone that contribute to the festive feeling or help you with your various Christmas activities.

Gift Plan

Shopping during the holidays can be quite a challenge and for some of us even one of the most stressful periods of the year. The Gift Plan app for iPhone let's you do the Christmas shopping with a plan and a set of ideas. It keeps track of upcoming occasions and people you need to shop for and also sends you notifications prior to each special occassion. Gift Plan has a very attractive user interface, is user friendly and certainly will help you to do your Christmas shopping more effectively.

iChristmas Tree

This app gives you a Christmas tree on your screen without any decorations and you are given many items from various categories to decorate your iPhone Christmas tree. After decorating the tree you can store the picture in your iPhone.

Sleeps To Christmas

How many sleeps is it until Christmas? If you are excited about Christmas and you want to keep track of how long it is until Christmas, then this free iPhone application does all the work for you. The Sleep to Christmas app is a Christmas countdown app and it displays a Santa Claus that tells you how many sleeps are left until Christmas and the countdown is accompanied with several Christmas tunes.

Christmas Chaos

Christmas Chaos is a fast and exciting game for your Apple iPhone. In this game you are helping Santa Claus to load up his sleigh, so he can deliver the presents in time. The game has three difficulty levels and high scores are recorded.

iChristmas Christmas Carols

The iChristmas app is a caroling book and carol jukebox for your iPhone. The caroling book contains over 100 lyrics and the app also features a music player for your Christmas songs. Special bonuses in this app are a shakeable jingle bell and a photo of a mistletoe for a special Christmas moments.

Christmas Cooking App

The Christmas Cooking App has over 140 recipes and the Australian food magazine claims it is the ultimate kitchen accessory. The app has easy step by step recipe instructions, how-to videos, built-in shopping list, kitchen timer, oven temperature converter, serving calculator and easy measurement- and conversion tools.

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

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