When comparing The CookBook App vs Recipe Keeper, the Slant community recommends Recipe Keeper for most people. In the question“What are the best recipe manager apps for iOS?” Recipe Keeper is ranked 7th while The CookBook App is ranked 8th.
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Pro Allows importing recipes
Cookbook can import recipes and has a long list of supported websites.
Pro Sleek and easy to use design
The user interface of the app is great and easy to use.
Pro Automatic Measure Conversion
Convert ingredients from the original measure type to your preferred US, Imperial and Metric measures.
Pro Syncs across devices
Syncs seamlessly between devices and platforms (iOS, Android and web!)
Pro Generate a grocery list and meal plan
Create a meal plan, print the planner or generate an interactive shopping list for your recipes!
Pro Upload and show images per step
They have made the app really personable by being able to add descriptions and upload an image to each step for your recipe.
Pro Cooking Mode
Built in Cooking mode that reads your recipe to you while you cook!
Pro OCR Support
Free built in OCR support to take images of paper recipes and turn them into digital recipes
Pro Free Cloud Storage
Automatically stores your recipe information within the cloud to enable access from the mobile applications and website
Pro Timer detection
Create recipe timers automatically from detected instructions or enter a timer manually to alert you when you are needed in the kitchen
Pro iPhone X Compatible
Pro Active support team
Usually respond within a matter of a day and keen to fix bugs and improve the app
Pro Various import options
Pro Resonable price
Pro Broad platform support
Pro Bulk recipe editing
Pro Easy to import recipe on mobile
Pro Frequent updates
Can scan a recipe
Con Directions and ingredients are on separate screens
Directions and ingredients are on separate screens, makes it hard to cook when you need to flip back to the ingredients to see what the quantity is and then back to the instructions to see what to do with the ingredients.
Con Limited to 20 recipes
The free version only allows you to save 20 recipes.
Con Can export only to Recipe Keeper format
Alternatively, it's possible to print to PDF.