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A lot of individuals do not realize how important it is to have an inventory of the items in their home. If a natural disaster strikes or a burglar breaks into your home, you need to be able to show your insurance provider what you had. It is a tedious task to have pictures of everything. Fortunately, like with most things in life, our smartphones make it easier. Check out these five home inventory apps that’ll get all of your items cataloged.


Sortly is great because it allows the user to organize their belongings however you want. Make folders and subfolders to have everything sorted out by room, location in the room…etc. What makes it even more impressive is that the information you save can be exported. You can have it uploaded to various sites like Dropbox and Evernote. You can also have a PDF version of the file. Giving you the opportunity to have your home inventory anywhere you need it!

Androids only

For individuals maintaining more than one property, the Magic Home Inventory is for you. Inventory your belongings for your main home, vacation home, business,…etc all in one app! This makes it much less of a hassle to keep up with everything. Unfortunately, this fantastic app is only available for Android devices.

iOS optimized

For iOS users, there is an app that also allows you to manage inventory lists for multiple homes. BluePlum takes it a step further by allowing users to important documents as well. What’s most impressive is that you can also include the value of your items and track their depreciation so that you can know their worth in the event that disaster strikes. Access your information across platforms by install BluePlum’s desktop software on your Mac computer.

Liven up your list

If you prefer a more aesthetically pleasing list, then you will want to check out Momento Database. This app adds some spice and flare to an otherwise bland list. You can choose from over 3,000 templates to plug and chug your belongings into. Utilizing the preinstalled templates will make cataloging your items easier to do and hopefully speed up the process.

Collector’s paradise

If you have an expensive collection in your home, completing a home inventory may be more serious to you than most. You want to make sure that all of your valuable items are accounted for in great detail. MyStuff2 Pro on iOS is the ideal app for you. This app is made especially for saving details about collections. Special efforts have been made to create a seamless experience when inputting the details of your items and when it needs updating.