15 iPhone Apps to Make You Laugh

The App Store now has over 200,000 apps. Lured by the gold rush, developers have been churning out apps at a rate of over 1000 apps a week. Pretty much anything you can think of has been turned it to an app.

Today I’m going to be taking a look at some of the best options for making you laugh on your iPhone. Funny stories, jokes, videos, links, and images. This has proved to be one of the most lucrative categories developers, leading to an abundance of cruft. Today I’ll be slicing through the fat of the app store in search of the best iPhone humor apps.

The Onion

The classic parody newspaper with your wherever you go. Full of satire, sarcasm, and wit. The Onion keeps no one’s feelings in mind. Providing sarcastic headlines, full length articles, and humorous spins on current world events. This is a must have app.

Price: Free

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The Onion

The Colbert Report’s The World

Stephen Colbert has garnered fame for his show, The Daily Show. Part comedian, part political satirist, and part writer. In this app, we get to carry around Colbert’s takes on hundreds of different words, from “flight list” to “faith” and beyond.

Price: $1.99

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The Colbert Report's The World

FML

If you’re someone who enjoys laughing at other people’s pain, this is the app for you. Here’s how it works. When someone has a day worthy of exclaiming “#$%& my life”, they post it to the site. Now, you open up the app on your iphone and scroll through all the latest rants in a twitter stream like fashion. The app is implemented very well.

Price: Free

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FML

Aging Booth

This is a cool one. With Aging Booth, you sit down and feed the app a picture of yourself. In return, Aging Booth spits out a fresh copy. Only on this image, you’re older. Much older. You can share it with our friends on Facebook and Twitter.

Price: Free

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Aging Booth

18,0000 Cool Jokes

When I first saw the title, I thought it was just another spam app. But upon further inspection, I realized that this software has a lot of thought put in to it. You can filter jokes by topics and rating. There are options to censor dirty jokes and long, short, and medium jokes. This is definitely one the best joke apps on the iPhone.

Price: $0.99

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18,0000 Cool Jokes

Texts From Last Night

This app is very similar to FML. It aggregates humorous drunken text message blurbs sent in by its followers. It lets you filter by rating: best weekly, best ever, and best from last night. This app and the website were designed by the geniuses over at “MetaLab”:http://www.metalabdesign.com/. Its a beauty.

Price: $0.99

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Texts From Last Night

Mouth Off

Mouth Off is an app that takes the mic’s input, and animates the lips on the screen to match it. Basically, a mouth appears on screen and lip syncs with your voice. You can Dogs, cats, vampires, and monster’s mouthes. Works on iPod touch and iPhone.

Price: $1.99

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Mouth Off

Talking Carl

Talking Carl is a little red monster that lives on your iPhone screen. He takes what he hears, and repeats it. His mouth moves, and his expression changes. This is great to entertain your children and get some peace and quiet. Here’s something to try out. Rev up to talking carls, and put them next to each other. Say something and let the madness ensue.

Price: $0.99

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Talking Carl

Cyanide and Happiness

Cyanide and Happiness is an extremely popular web comic. This is a complete replacement for the website. You get access to the comic, the short video clips, and the complete archives all from within the app.

Price: $0.99

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Cyanide and Happiness

Break

Break.com is an aggregator of funny videos and pictures. The app is a fully featured client. Letting you peruse and view the Break catalogue, as well as upload your own images and videos from the iPhone camera roll.

Price: Free

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Break

Stachetastic

Stachtastic lets you overall over forty different mustaches and beards over images on your iPhone. The editor comes with basic features, resizing and rotating. You can upload your creation to Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace.

Price: $0.99

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Stachetastic

Demoralizer

Demoralizer lets you create your own demoralizing pictures and stay up with the Internet’s memes. Choose a snapshot from your camera roll, and pick a slogan, “Failure”, “Stupidity”. Like most apps nowadays, you can upload to Facebook, Twitter, and the like when you’re finished.

Price: $1.99

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Demoralizer

iBeer

This is a classic. One of the first apps to hit it big. Your screen fills up to look like beer. Tilting your phone like a cup causes the liquid to pour out. This is as novelty as apps on the iPhone get. iBeer has expanded past its name, now including juice, milk, cola, and more.

Price: $0.99

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iBeer

iFart

A huge success. Choose your style and hit the big button. Listen as your gas releasing noise is played. You can buy extra sound packs, record your own styles, and send a flatulence to a friend. Personally, I find this app revolting and crass, but it will definitely cause a few laughs with the right crowd.

Price: $0.99

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iFart

Voices

Voices is a slick voice recorder and transformer. You choose from eighteen voice distortion styles. You can share your voices on social networks and email.

Price: $1.99

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Voices

What Apps Make You Laugh?

The 15 apps above represent some of the funniest apps we’ve come across. What are your favorites?

Leave a comment below with the name of your favorite hilarious iPhone app!


  • Jarjar

    I like iGrumble. An angry swearing Bavarian :-)

  • http://www.twitter.com/fitgblog Andy

    I like the FML app, some hilarious stories on there!

    I developed an app you might be interested in, it’s very crude and dumb but that’s not a bad thing right? Check out ‘football in the groin’ in the itunes store. It’s…self explanatory, and free.

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  • http://emmasbucketlist.com Emma

    I love songify had me in fits when I recorded my partner being moody, and turned it into a song-totally turned the mood around and had us in fits of giggles!

  • kelsey

    i like squeak my voice because you can make the funniest noises

  • http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evil-eye/id499017409?mt=8 Jessica

    Great post, these are hilarious. Another funny one I stumbled upon was the Evil Eye App. Just read the app description, it alone makes me laugh! http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evil-eye/id499017409?mt=8

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