2019 Reviews

Top Cross Platform App Development Tools - 2019 Reviews

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  • Appsmoment

    An app maker for building apps and games for all platforms

    • $0 - $29/month
    • Free version
    Made for:

    Users looking for a cross-platform app builder with an extensive list of available features. 

    Not for:

    Users needing rapid iterations once their app is published. 

  • AngularJS

    Google's open source web application framework that extends traditional HTML

    • Open source
    • Free version
    Made for:

    Quick UI development, single bulk Model-View updates improves performance

    Not for:

    Extensive use by novices

  • AppYourself

    AppYourself is an app creator that is aimed at optimizing online presence

    • $7 - $55/month
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    Users looking for app creators or app builders that place an emphasis on online and mobile marketing needs.

    Not for:

    Users requiring support in the app store submission process.

  • Mobincube - Mobimento Mobile

    An app creator with the ability to customize and monetize users apps

    • $3 - $99/month
    • Free version
    Made for:

    Users looking for the ability to simply build their own apps. Great for educational purposes.

    Not for:

    Users looking for a US-based support team.

  • AppMachine

    A tool that allows you to easily make, publish, and distribute your own app

    • $19 - $89/month
    • Free version
    Made for:

    Users with an existing website looking for a reliable entry into mobile.

    Not for:

    Users with heavy API usage or requiring a Windows app.

  • Apache Cordova

    An app development software that uses HTML, CSS and JavaScript

    • Free version
  • Appsmakerstore

    A DIY app maker with a strong support team for any desired customizations

    • $41 - $49/month
    • One month contract
    Made for:

    A DIY solution for the users looking for in depth but pre-defined and industry specific templates.

    Not for:

    Users needing an intensive or custom backend framework.

  • MagPlus Designd

    A mobile app creation software with features great for publication organizations

    • $499 - $2999/month
    • One time fee option
    Made for:

    Users looking for a mobile application development tool that are familiar with Adobe InDesign or are looking to build an app from a publication.

    Not for:

    Users unfamiliar with Adobe InDesign or users looking for the most customizable app development solution.

  • MobileRoadie

    A robust app development platform to build solutions of any scale

    • Available upon request
    Made for:

    Small & medium-sized companies looking for an app platform with a powerful CMS to create iOS and Android native apps, leveraging extensive engagement tools (geofencing, pop-up promos, push notifications, polls, mailing list)

    Not for:

    Budget users, personal apps, or fastest route to market.

  • Kumulos

    Multi-tenant app agency console; mBaaS, push notifications and API management

    • $50 - $315 per app per month
    • Free 30-day trial
    Made for:

    Mobile App Developers and Mobile Marketers use Kumulos to grow their mobile app development agencies and provide mobile marketing automation services including push notifications, in-app messaging, analytics, ASO, crash reporting and more.

  • Snappii

    A code-less app software with a strong support team for required customization

    • $99 - $399/month
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    Users looking for a platform to easily build tablet applications, great for field operations and users requiring additional support for customization.

    Not for:

    Users looking for an app development software tool with a heavy focus on design or pre-made industry templates.

  • Parse

    A powerful open source app software with access to thirteen native SDKs

    • $100 - $6000+/month
    • Free version
    Made for:

    Users that don't want to manage their app's database. Parse's BAAS allows users to store data, manage users, send push notifications, and track analytics with just a few lines of code; allowing non-technical owners to manage their app.

    Not for:

    Users looking for extensive control of their app's backend. While it is easy and convenient to manage apps on the Parse platform, apps will not be fully customizable.

  • GameSalad

    A mobile app development software with a specific focus on mobile games

    • $19 - $29/month
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    Users looking for an easy way to build mobile and web gaming applications, limited knowledge of coding needed.

    Not for:

    Users looking to build non-gaming mobile or web applications.

  • Apptive (Unbound Commerce)

    A DIY app platform with a focus on e-commerce integrations

    • $99 - $249/month
    • One month contract
    Made for:

    Retailers or brands looking for a DIY app software to solve their mobile commerce needs.

    Not for:

    Users looking for an app solution outside of e-commerce or m-commerce.

  • App Press

    A code free app platform with the ability to deploy users' apps instantly

    • $30 - $460/month
    • Pay to publish
    Made for:

    Users looking for a customizable but DIY app development solution.

    Not for:

    Users looking for the simplest DIY solution. 

  • AppsBuilder

    An app builder built for app marketing professionals

    • $50 - $250/month
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    Users requiring strong user-experience design on the app's front and back-end.

    Not for:

    Users looking for a fully inclusive free trial version.

  • CommonTime

    An enterprise app platform aimed at healthcare and public sector industries

    • $1,000/yr and up
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    Enterprise level business within the healthcare or public sector industries.

  • Backbone bits

    Increase user in-app engagement, avoid negative app reviews

    • Free
    • Free Version
    Made for:

    Open source, issue-driven user management

    Not for:

    Advanced integrations with suite of proprietary products

  • Kii

    An Internet of Things Platform aimed at developing apps for many devices

    • Free trial
    Made for:

    A platform suited for enterprises working to develop apps for the Internet of Things.

    Not for:

    Users simply looking to create apps for mobile iOS or Android devices.

  • Magnet Systems

    A mobile platform that works to create enterprise grade and scalable apps

    • $100 - $800/month
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    Users looking for a mobile platform with a strong focus on mobile messaging.

    Not for:

    Use cases outside the purview of teams or top-down communications

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