An HIV or AIDS diagnosis often means a whole new world of information. There are medications to monitor, a vocabulary to learn, and support systems to be created.

With the right app, you can find all of that in one place.

Healthline ranked the year’s best HIV and AIDS apps based on:

  • content
  • reliability
  • user reviews

We hope you find one that helps.

iPhone rating: 4.9 stars

Android rating: 4.9 stars

Price: Free

Doctor On Demand lets you see a variety of different health specialists through the app, allowing you to get health advice, basic medical exams, diagnoses, prescriptions, and other medical care quickly around the clock. This app is especially helpful if you need a last-minute doctor’s visit for a new symptom or emergency issue and can’t afford to wait for an in-person appointment or want to avoid going to a busy ER or urgent care facility. It can also save you the hassle of going to an office for small issues that can be managed remotely.

iPhone rating: 4.7 stars

Android rating: 4.6 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Keeping track of your medications and taking them on time is critical to keeping your HIV well managed. This app also gives you tips on how medications might interact so that you can stay smart about what you take and when, sends refill reminders, and integrates with other apps like GoodRx so that you can get the best prices on your prescriptions.

iPhone rating: 3.6 stars

Android rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free

It can be challenging to wrap your head around HIV and AIDS terminology. The AIDSinfo app is designed to help you understand terminology more easily with over 700 definitions written in plain language (both English and Spanish) for HIV- and AIDs-related terms. Many include images and links to related terms, too. Look up terms by images, save your favorites, listen to audio recordings for pronunciation, and switch easily between English and Spanish.

iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.8 stars

Price: Free

GoodRx helps you find the lowest prices on medications at different local pharmacies near you and choose which pharmacy will help you keep your prescription costs down. The app also features coupons to help save even more along with your insurance coverage.

If you want to nominate an app for this list, email us at nominations@healthline.com.