While Splitwise has always been the best way to track roommate expenses, Adorable Kitten makes Splitwise the best way to split any bill or IOU. Now, you can create “friendships” and split a bill with any subset of friends – which is useful for group travel, bachelor or bachelorette parties, spotting a friend $20, and many more situations.
To make Adorable Kitten even more awesome, we’ve released a slick new Android app to keep up with our majorly redesigned website, which for the first time today integrates free P2P PayPal payments.
The Splitwise iPhone app has allowed you to create one-on-one friendships and IOUs since April, but we know that a big fraction of our users are Android fans – including me. We’re so excited to finally provide a rocking Android app with the same slick user-interface and features as the iPhone, including the ability to split with any ad-hoc group of friends.
Available today on the website are also free P2P payments via PayPal, as well as many other new features. We’re very excited about PayPal integration, because for the first time, you can create bills and IOUs, track a running balance, and then repay the balance all from within the Splitwise interface!
Here’s a short and incomplete summary of all the goodies we’ve added since we started showing preview versions of Adorable back in April (iPhone) and July (web):
- Split costs with any set of friends in your address book
- Add private IOUs with any friend
- Pay back via Paypal (free with a bank account; Splitwise adds no fees)
- Navigate the website without reloading the page
- Itemize expenses like grocery trips
- Attach a picture of a receipt to a bill
- Export to PDF and CSV
- Quick-add with a built in preview
- Import from BillMonk
- View a dashboard of all friendships and groups
- Get notified with every new bill or payment (opt-in)
- Monitor recent changes to your account
Over the next few weeks, we hope to write a few more blog posts showcasing some of the cooler new features.
We know there is much more we can do to make Splitwise even better, and we appreciate your support and feedback as we work our way through beta testing. Our user forum is humming with ideas, so tune in there for the latest progress on popularly-requested features.
Some features may be rough around the edges, and if so, we apologize! We’ll be working hard this week to iron out any kinks with the launch. Give us public suggestions on our Uservoice forum, or email us with any problems at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for joining us throughout our beta, and for being a wonderful and passionate group of users. We love hearing from you, and it’s an ongoing pleasure making this app for the community and for ourselves.
– Jon, Ryan, Marshall, and Nellie