From Daily Horoscopes to Planetary Calculations, These 22 Astrology Apps Do It All
Can't get enough of astrology? No problem. There's a veritable sea of apps available for download that can teach you more about the stars, give you a detailed birth chart, and even spice up your dating life. While Co-Star and The Pattern are the most popular with general audiences, there's a wide array of apps on the market if you're looking to expand your astrological knowledge.
Some apps are data-driven, giving you an in-depth look at the placement of the planets, while others connect users to professionals for readings and insights into their charts. Whether you're looking for a daily horoscope app, software that allows you to track every planet's retrograde, a mindfulness app that works with the moon, or an astrology dating app, you've come to the right place. Each of the 22 apps on the list was rated at least four out of five stars on the App Store, and most of them are free to download. Whether you're an astrology newbie or a professional, there's an app for you on this list.
Developed by astrologer Chani Nicholas, the CHANI app is for "self-discovery, mindfulness, and healing." Major features include updates about the current sky, mindfulness and meditation tips, personal horoscopes, and birth-chart readings, all written by Nicholas and other professional astrologers. It's perfect for beginners and for people who want to use astrology as a tool for wellness and healing. According to the CHANI website, the app was developed with AnnieCannons, Inc, a queer-led software agency, and five percent of all profits are given directly to Black, Latinx, Native/Indigenous, queer, and/or trans survivors of gender-based violence.
Not only does the Sanctuary app provide free horoscopes, daily tarot-card pulls, and educational resources about astrology, it also puts psychics, tarot readers, and astrologers at your fingertips for on-demand paid readings. This is a good app for anyone who wants to get their horoscope, learn more about astrology, and connect with a wide array of professionals for personal readings.
Time Nomad is, simply put, doing the most. This app allows you to store different people's birth-chart information, track current transits, and make synastry charts. It also allows you to create widgets on your home screen with birth chart and planetary information for easy access and consultation. It's for people at all levels of astrological practice, although the detailed information may be better suited to less casual users.
The TimePassages app is for those who want to know what's going on in the stars. In addition to providing insights into your birth chart, the app tells you the position of the planets and gives you a daily horoscope. Compared to other apps, TimePassages gives you a lot more insight into the different aspects of your chart, and it's the most-used astrology app on my phone. You can pay to get comparisons of birth charts and track how transits will impact you.
AstroMatrix is designed to be an all-in-one astrology app that includes daily horoscopes, birth-chart reports, synastry reports, and other more detailed astrological insights. It allows you to track the sun, moon, and retrogrades, incorporating tarot readings as well. This app is free but has some in-app purchases if you want to remove ads.
Astrolis gives you daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly horoscopes and tarot-card readings; it also teaches you about your Chinese zodiac sign. It's a simple, free, all-in-one app that also tells you planetary positions. This app is great for both beginners and the horoscope obsessed.
The DailyHoroscope gives you horoscopes based on your sun sign and lets you save these readings for future reference. You can personalize the app by changing its theme and saving your zodiac signs to track. In addition to providing information about compatibility, The DailyHoroscope has a calendar function, which lets you save your horoscopes and refer to them at future dates, and a customizable reminders feature so that you can send yourself friendly messages and words of affirmation.
Nebula: Horoscope & Astrology
The Nebula app provides horoscopes, consultations with astrologers, compatibility reports, and astrology guides. It's for those interested in electional astrology — the practice of making decisions based on astrological information. By letting you work with its horoscopes, ask its astrologers your own questions, or visit its compatibility section, Nebula aims to help you work with astrology to plan out your future. The app requires a subscription if you want access to more than just daily horoscopes.
Chaturanga Astrology Horoscope
In addition to giving you a personal horoscope, the Chaturanga app allows you to talk to professional astrologers, who will provide answers to your questions based on your birth chart. Your first question is free, but after that, you can pay per question or in discounted bundles. It's a great app for those looking to get answers from professionals.
Designed by astrologer Dossé-Via and run by a team of professional astrologers, KnowTheZodiac provides educational information about each sign, along with horoscopes and transits. It's for those who want to keep learning about the signs in addition to getting daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly horoscopes written by professionals.
The TwinFlame app gives you insights into your chart and psychology, and it has a section called TwinFlame U that teaches you about different spiritual practices, including numerology and tarot. Compared to other apps, TwinFlame incorporates a lot more information about psychology, combining this with astrological practice. This free app also has features that allow you to connect your music and journal inside the app.
Cosmic Insights is a Vedic astrology app that provides your birth chart and other free astrology reports, including rituals and personality profiles. It allows you to determine compatibility and keep a calendar of what's going on in the cosmos. It's great for those looking for a comprehensive Vedic astrology app.
AstroSage Kundli is a completely free Vedic astrology app. In addition to providing your horoscope, charts, and horoscope matching, the app connects you to astrologers, tarot readers, numerologists, and other experts to consult on all your pressing questions.
Astro Gold is a professional-level astrology app that provides birth charts and detailed reports on the sky. It has a wide array of functions and insights for those hoping to get an in-depth look at the stars. At $40, this app is the priciest on the list, and it also has in-app purchases.
iPhemeris Astrology Charts
iPhemeris Astrology Charts costs $25 on the app store and offers in-app purchases. It provides detailed information about the planets and various other kinds of astrological reports for those in need of professional-level insights. The app's data is able to extend across 8000 years, from 4700 BC to 2995 AD.
The Moon Calendar
If you're looking for an app that specifically allows you to work with the moon, The Moon Calendar is a good option. The app, which tracks the moon cycle, has a journal feature, provides daily astrological insights according to your signs, and gives you self-care suggestions and rituals that correspond with the moon's phases. The app is free, but with a $5 annual subscription, you can unlock journal prompts, add daily tasks and affirmations, and sync the app with your calendar.
Moon Phase Calendar — MoonX
Moonly: Moon Phase Calendar
Moonly is another moon-focused app that provides you with a lunar calendar, daily affirmations, and meditations. The focus of this app is healing and positive change. It also incorporates runes, an ancient form of wisdom that can provide spiritual guidance in decision making.
Stars Align is an astrology dating app that gives two people a compatibility score based on birth-chart information. You can study your own birth chart on the app and chat with others in hopes of finding a star-certified match. It uses data from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to calculate birth charts and compatibility.
Astrodita is an astrology dating app that uses your date, location, and time of birth to determine your compatibility across seven core traits, including communication, intimacy, and philosophy of life. While the app partially looks to the stars to tell you the strength of your match, users can still rank which traits are most important to them.
Oromoon is another astrology dating app that uses your astrological data to provide you with the best matches. Oromoon's goal is to use the power of astrology to bring spirituality, confidence, and introspection to dating apps.