Top 13 Mobile App Development Software and Framework (2023)

13 best mobile app development software and frameworks that developers use to build mobile applications. Some of the features to consider when selecting a mobile app development software include support for android app, IOS app, progressive web app, in-app purchases, notifications, databases, push notifications, integration, onboarding, etc. We have ranked the mobile app development software according to popularity and performance.

1. Android Studio

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Android Studio is a Google platform that is used for developing android applications. It is the most recommended software for building android apps. Coding knowledge is required to use Android studio.


2. Flutter

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Flutter is a User Interface (UI) toolkit that is used for building cross-platform mobile applications for iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. Flutter was created by Google and is free to use.


3. React Native

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React Native (RN) is an open-source JavaScript framework that is used to build native applications for Android and IOS. React Native is powered by Facebook and used by some of the most popular platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Shopify, etc.


4. Firebase

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Firebase is a Google platform that is used for creating mobile and web applications. You can also use Firebase for cloud storage, app indexing, app distribution and device testing.


5. Xamarin

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Xamarin is an open-source Microsoft platform that is used for building cross-platform native mobile applications for Android, Windows, iOS tvOS, watchOS, and macOS. Apps on Xamarin are built with .NET and C#.


6. Appsheet

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AppSheet is a platform that is used to create mobile applications without coding. All you need is a website, connect your data to appsheet, then drag and drop to create your app layout in minutes.


7. Ionic Framework

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Ionic Framework is an open-source platform that is used for cross-platform mobile application development. You can build your app on Ionic Framework with Angular, React, Vue, vanilla JavaScript, etc.


8. Zoho Creator

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Zoho Creator is a platform that is used to build business mobile application. Zoho Creator requires minimal coding experience to use its drag and drop interface to create apps


9. Appypie

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Appy Pie is a software that is used for building mobile applications, websites and chatbots. The benefit of using Appy Pie is that you do not need coding knowledge to develop apps. All you need to build your app is drag and drop.


10. Appsgeyser

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AppsGeyser is a platform that is used for creating mobile applications without any coding skills. You can use AppsGeyser for free to create your mobile apps but they will show ads in your apps and you will share the revenue (50/50) generated from the ads. You have to pay a monthly fee to disable the ads.


11. Buildfire

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Buildfire is a platform that is used to make professionals PWA, iOS, and Android apps without the need to have coding skills. Buildfire comes with a marketplace of over 150 plugins like maps, notifications, task manager, user directory, calendar, etc to help you build mobile apps in minutes.


12. NativeScript

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NativeScript is a free framework that is used to build mobile applications for Android and iOS. It makes it easy to directly access native platforms API using JavaScript, Vue, React, Ionic, Angular, Typescript, etc.


13. logo is a platform that is used to develop web, PWA, and mobile apps without coding skills. All that is required to create an app is to log in to the Appery interface, select an app template, drag and drop to design your app UI, connect to the database, preview the app and then publish.


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