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Top Alternatives to Xamarin

  • Xcode
  • Android Studio
  • Firebase
  • Adobe AIR
  • Corona SDK

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Xamarin

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    #1
  1. Xcode

    (777)4.1 out of 5
  2. Xcode 6 introduces a radically new way to design and build software. Swift is an innovative new programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch and, when combined with Xcode tools, makes programming a delightfully live experience. Live rendering within Interface Builder displays your hand-written UI code within the design canvas, instantly reflecting changes you type in code.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    LJ
    Apple walled garden has its own pros and contras for the end-user but as a developer, it makes my life a lot easier and as an integrator for applications it cuts my time big time since I can...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Xcode is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #2
  3. Android Studio

    (376)4.5 out of 5
  4. Android Studio is the official IDE for Android application development, based on IntelliJ IDEA. On top of the capabilities you expect from IntelliJ, Android Studio offers:

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    FB
    Without a doubt, my favorite thing about this software is how easy it is to develop the GUI. Before Android Studio, I had to develop the GUI for my apps using Java in Visual Studio which quickly...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Android Studio is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #3
  5. Firebase

    (138)4.5 out of 5
  6. Create a database remotely, access with javascript

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    IK
    The wide set of services makes the app development much easier. You can run beta tests, see detailed crash logs, access to analytics, and these are just the first steps of Firebase.

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Firebase is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #4
  7. Adobe AIR

    (42)3.9 out of 5
  8. Adobe AIR runtime enables developers to package the same code into native applications and games for Windows and Mac OS desktops and mobile devices

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Tony H.
    TH
    The Flex framework is awesome. It's nice to have a place to use it.

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Adobe AIR is:

    More usable
    #5
  9. Corona SDK

    (10)4.2 out of 5
  10. Creators of Corona SDK. Cross-platform development of 2D apps and games on iOS, Android, OS X, Windows and Windows Phone 8.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Hien N.
    HN
    This SDK offers many usefull APIs that can help you quickly boots your development in mobile. Especially useful if you are making a mobile game. Its community is huge so that you are provided many...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Corona SDK is:

    Better at support
    #6
  11. Kony Quantum (Formerly Kony App Platform)

    (26)3.9 out of 5
  12. Kony Quantum's low-code platform and industry apps accelerate digital success using one of the industry’s most innovative technologies and expertise for creating exceptional digital experiences, with the agility and security customers demand

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    UB
    I like the low code, MF. The new workflow is going to be great

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Kony Quantum (Formerly Kony App Platform) is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #7
  13. OutSystems

    (399)4.6 out of 5
  14. OutSystems is a modern application platform, with AI-powered automation across the entire application lifecycle to help you build applications quickly, build them right, and build them for the future.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    SK
    The platform employs visual, declarative techniques that make it possible to develop software model-based. The development mainly happens with visual graphical user interfaces, which means that...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, OutSystems is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #8
  15. Appcelerator

    (39)3.9 out of 5
  16. Build great mobile experiences faster. Native apps. Mobile APIs. Real-time analytics. One Platform.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Mike D.
    MD
    Titanium is a great way to build native apps for the both major platforms (iOS and Android). Using only Javascript, you can build 2 apps reusing 60-90% of the code. It have a CLI (Command-Line...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Appcelerator is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    #9
  17. Salesforce Mobile

    (409)4.2 out of 5
  18. Rapidly build native, web and hybrid mobile apps for iOS and Android using the open source Salesforce Platform Mobile SDKs.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Francisco Adolfo S.
    FS
    We can have data on the way, specifically about our Customer Experience and information about them.

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Salesforce Mobile is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    #10
  19. Fabric

    (26)4.5 out of 5
  20. Since the birth of mobile apps, we've witnessed an explosion of mobile development tools. Today, many of these tools still require countless hours on the developer's part to implement: creating different accounts, configuring the SDKs, among others. With Fabric, you'll never have to worry about tedious configurations or juggling different accounts.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    AI
    Stylish UI Very good crash reports Free Good dashboards with lots of information on current app status Allows you to distribute builds to beta testers

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Fabric is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #11
  21. RubyMotion

    (6)3.5 out of 5
  22. Write cross-platform apps for iOS, Android and OS X in Ruby

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Francisco G.
    FG
    The language. Ruby is one of the best designed languages and CocoaTouch is one of most stables frameworks to develop software applications. Using Ruby to create iPhone applications feels really...Read more
    #12
  23. Android NDK

    (12)4.2 out of 5
  24. The NDK is a toolset that allows you to implement parts of your app using native-code languages such as C and C++. Typically, good use cases for the NDK are CPU-intensive applications such as game engines, signal processing, and physics simulation.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Jankidas S.
    JS
    Android NDK is very important support system in Android Studio when you're trying to implement C or C++ language code into Android Application code. NDK will fulfill all kind of support for C/C++...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Android NDK is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to admin
    #13
  25. ServiceNow Now Platform

    (248)4.0 out of 5
  26. The Now Platform delivers a System of Action for the enterprise. Using a single data model, it makes it easy to create contextual workflows and automate business processes. The platform's Intelligent Automation Engine combines machine learning with automated actions to dramatically reduce costs and speed time‑to‑resolution.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    PS
    There are several points that I like about this tool. 1)Price:- It comes with much economical price. So almost all organizations can deploy & make use of it. 2)It is User Friendly, Ease in Use,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, ServiceNow Now Platform is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    #14
  27. BuildFire

    (104)4.6 out of 5
  28. The Easiest Way To Build Mobile Apps

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    CM
    Everything - Communications with costomer service & support is outstanding. The Team is patient, understanding, skilled & nowledgable - an absolute delight to work with

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, BuildFire is:

    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #15
  29. iOS SDK

    (28)4.3 out of 5
  30. iOS 9 SDK includes new APIs and services that are enabling new categories of apps and features. Multitasking and gaming APIs help enhance app functionality and create immersive games. Expanded search capabilities, and new support for CloudKit, HomeKit, HealthKit, and MapKit extend iOS to more places than ever before.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Jon H.
    JH
    Whilst there are no many different solutions to getting apps on to the various Apple devices (Unity, Corona, Codea, Xamarin, HaXe, Cocoon, Cordova etc etc) sometimes there's no getting away from...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, iOS SDK is:

    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #16
  31. Zoho Creator

    (107)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  32. Zoho Creator's DIY builder enables business users to automate their processes with custom applications without help from IT department.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    UC
    Time keeping features, paid time off requests, editing time cards are all easy to use as an employee.

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Zoho Creator is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #17
  33. Alpha Anywhere

    (13)4.9 out of 5
  34. Alpha Anywhere is a complete and rapid environment for developing business/enterprise mobile and web apps!

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    UI
    I like it because its a low code platform for front and back end

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, Alpha Anywhere is:

    Easier to admin
    Better at support
    More usable
    #18
  35. GeneXus

    (51)4.7 out of 5
  36. GeneXus allows to create mobile and web apps from one source for iPhone, Android and Desktops.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    MB
    The best thing that genexus gives you is that you forget about programming and technical issues, allowing you to focus on the solution

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, GeneXus is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #19
  37. AWS Mobile SDK

    (13)4.5 out of 5
  38. The AWS Mobile SDK helps you build high quality mobile apps quickly and easily. It provides easy access to a range of AWS services, including Amazon Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, Mobile Analytics, Machine Learning, Elastic Load balancing, Auto Scaling and more. The AWS Mobile SDK includes libraries, code samples, and documentation for iOS, Android, Fire OS, and Unity so you can build apps that deliver great experiences across devices and platforms.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    AI
    good application to manage iOS app aws mobile sdk

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, AWS Mobile SDK is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    More expensive
    #20
  39. ColdFusion Builder

    (36)3.5 out of 5
  40. ColdFusion Builder offers you a single platform to rapidly build and deploy scalable, high-performing web and mobile enterprise applications.

    Categories in common with Xamarin:
    Syed (Hussain) Ali Z.
    SZ
    The best features I like is the ability for on-device debugging and Multi Device inspection.

    Reviewers say compared to Xamarin, ColdFusion Builder is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin