Carb Manager Reviews

Carb Manager
( 6 reviews )

Carb Manager is an app designed for those who want to take control of their diet.

Popular among Keto diet fans, the carb manager helps you track carbs consumed, search for low carb options, meal plan, and analyze how you are progressing.

Since as early as 2010, Carb Manager has been at the forefront of low carb diet counters for those on the go, looking to track their health on their mobile devices and online.

How Does it Work?

The Carb Manager app does everything a weight loss app should do and includes some additional features.  Using it you can track your eating by photo, database, or simply scan a product’s barcode.

Carb manager works by taking a daily inventory of the carbs you eat.  The built-in calculator helps you analyze areas of your diet like calories and macronutrients.

After you input your goals the app will give you tips towards achieving them.  Each day log into the app and record what you eat.

The app will calculate your progress throughout the day with the idea being that you can use that info towards losing weight, maintaining or bulking up.

With the premium version, you receive an e-book with detailed information about motivation, keto, and the low carb diet.

Get exclusive low carb and keto dishes from their chefs. Meal plan and create your shopping list for the week.  This way you always know your carbs will be on track with your diet.

One of their newest features is all-in-one intermittent fasting tracker, a tool that can help you keep track of your eating windows and set reminders for when you can start/stop eating.

Lastly, if you are a user of fitness devices, you can connect your Fitbit, Apple Health, Garmin, or Google Fit with the Carb Manager app.

By syncing your products you will have a single place where you can manage your entire health journey.

Cost & Price Plans

There are two versions of the app.

There is a free version where you can have some basic access to the services, database, and use of the carb calculator.  This will allow you to log foods, log exercises and track your weight.

While it does allow you to perform some of the basic functions, the premium version allows you the ability to have more organization over your fitness plan.

The premium version includes the following upgrades:

  • Add Friends
  • Keto Academy Jumpstart Course
  • Access to 360,000+ Recipes
  • Premium recipes from our test kitchen.
  • Curated meal plans
  • Import recipes from websites
  • Smart meal planner
  • Shopping list generator
  • Full nutrient tracking
  • View macros per meal
  • Smart Macros: auto-adjust goals as you lose weight.
  • Track blood pressure
  • Track ketones
  • Track intermittent fasting
  • Track sleep
  • Track body measurements
  • Advanced reports
  • Voice logging
  • Image AI logging
  • Natural language logging
  • Create meals
  • Create meal plans
  • Meals analysis reports
  • Streaks report
  • Comparisons report
  • Benchmarks report
  • Projections report
  • Macros report
  • Sync with Fitbit
  • Sync with Garmin
  • Sync with fitness trackers
  • Rename meals
  • Re-order meals
  • Set per-meals goals
  • Set goals by day of the week
  • Create public groups
  • Create private groups
  • Print and export daily logs
  • Priority support


Carb manager premium costs $3.33 per month, billed annually.

Customer Service

If you are experiencing difficulties you can reach a representative through the app itself.  

This may be the easiest option but if that doesn't work you can also reach out via email at [email protected]

Refund requests are on a case by case basis and will depend on which platform you used to purchase the app and for how long you’ve had it. 

Keep in mind that subscriptions are set to renew automatically at the end of their term whether it be monthly, quarterly, or yearly.

Customer Reviews & Complaints

If you look at the reviews of Carb Manager on the apple or google store, you will find they have very high ratings, nearly 5 stars on each site. 

Complaints seem fairly unique except for the app crashing occasionally.  Some people have complained about difficulties in using the app and setting up its many features.  

Carb Manager is routinely updated and may have issues related to new versions.  

There is an extensive FAQ and troubleshooting section on their website, this may be a good place to start to resolve any technical issues.

Competitors and Alternatives

Keto Diet App  -  The Keto Diet App is similar to the Carb Manager except its focus is for those who would like to practice the Keto diet.

It includes hundreds of low-carb recipes, a Ketogenic Diet Guide, access to the KetoDiet blog and a shopping basket to help you plan. Available on both iPhone and Android devices, you can purchase premium features for $3.99.


MyFitnessPal  -  MyFitnessPal is probably the most advanced out of all of the fitness app options. It not only tracks your food and diet but exercises as well.

With the premium option, you will be equipped with a daily calorie goal, customized nutrient counter, food analysis, color goals by meal, different goals per day, nutrient analysis, and removal of ads.

My Fitness Pal comes in two options, basic and premium, they have also partnered with Under Armour to give you great prices on clothing.


Cronometer  -  Cronometer monitors your diet, exercise, biometrics, and notes for the day.  If you want to analyze and get organized, this is a great option.

Features include food search, the ability to create custom foods, diet and exercise log, and is easy to use! Cronometer does not have a premium option.

Where to Buy?

You can visit Carb Manager online or download it from the iTunes app store or Google Play. Available for both iPhone and Android.

Is The Carb Manager App Worth It?

Switching to a Keto Diet can be intimidating at first, it literally flips the traditional food pyramid on its head and eliminates a lot of foods.  

For this reason relying on a meal planning and tracking tool can be a good idea.

Once this way of eating becomes more intuitive you can ease up on strict nutrient counting and eat in a more natural way.

If you’re curious, you can start with a one month trial of the app and see if it helps ease the burdens of a strict keto diet.

If you have any experience with the Carb Manager App, please share your reviews below.

Carb Manager Customer Reviews

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Scam Company Paid For No Ads Still Spams U Daily
December 7, 2022

Paid or unpaid they will spam you with ads. You get nonsense things like “time to eat cake” sure it’s keto but numerous request to stop adding this sort of disruption to their app has gone ignored and it increasing with the holiday season asking you to constantly check in to the app to see what the notification was for. I just wanted their recipes. This has been the worst experience ever

And asking for pro rated refund for the second time I’ve asked to cancel they try to tell me you only have “7 days”. Yeah. I asked for cancel in the beginning. Within the 7 days. They didn’t. And they still don’t now

Do not fall for their ads to pay these people. They scam you for a subscription and then Still subject you to ads. False advertising and feels illegal to charge for a service when that service isn’t being honoured.

Nothing but trouble
January 28, 2021
This site is so poorly put together that you can't trust any of the values that it gives. The new app is worse than the old one! And when i asked that my money be refunded - first they said i had a three month subscription which was soon to be expired so they refused my request. I sent them another message and said it was a yearly subscription and I really did not like the app and financially with Covid and all i would really appreciate my money back - needless to say they refused. They must be desperate for money that's all i can say. Live and Learn.

New app
January 12, 2021
The last week of 2020 Carb Manager downloaded a new format of their app on my phone. The new format is nothing but problems. The old format worked great. But the new one is constantly freezing up. And is difficult to load meal information.

The One I've Been Hoping For
March 13, 2020

I love this app. I take a little while to navigate, but once I figured it out it absolutely helped me eat low carbs. I take it to the store to scan products to check out the macros, it hooks up to my Fitbit, it keeps me in line with my 10% carb, 20% proteins and 70% healthy fat.

I've used other apps before but this app combines all my personal needs perfectly. Thank you.. Jean in VA

Slow, is not user friendly, difficult to enter data for meals
August 25, 2019
I downloaded this app as it had an excellent rating. First day, I had trouble adding a second item to breakfast (yes, it was hitting the correct meal). I was finally able to add the second item. This morning I up dated yesterday with no trouble. Now I cannot enter this mornings breakfast. Worthless app. Too much trouble to enter data. Apparently instructions on how to enter data should have been included somewhere in the app. I was going to purchase but not now. I just uninstalled.

No data showing after few months of use
February 9, 2019

I have been using Carb Manager (CM) since last November and loved it and recommended to many people until now.

For over a three week period I may see my data in all the sections CM but most of the time no data is shown.

I have searched for Customer Services and a contact number and guess what there is NONE to be found. I was able to find an email address it actually received a reply after several days. I was told log off and back on to my amazement it treated me as a new member and then it would not recognize my password. Now same problem and no where to obtain help. So after entering lots of personal data such as measurements and receipts I cannot find anything. I also, noticed there I no way to send t cloud or download your personal information to an external HD or to your computer.

Yep disappointed!