10 Best Mobile App Development Tools
Mobile app development is a really interesting and creative task which can help you make money. Many useful tools for helping you create mobile apps are present out there, and the number is increasing day by day. Any developer, be him an experienced on or amateur, will find these tools quite helpful. These tools not only make the task of developing apps easy, but also quick.
So today we have a list of 10 Awesome Tools to Create Cross-Platform Mobile Apps. Using these tools you would be able to create really efficient cross-platform mobile apps. We hope that you will find this list useful. So check the list out and pick the tools that you like the best.
Price: $79 per month; It is available for free if you let them place ads in your app
This one is a great online tool that allows creating content-centered mobile apps. They also boast a great service that lets you distribute the app you created in various app stores. Importing RSS feeds which AppMakr package into a mobile-optimized app is also possible. You do not require any advance programming knowledge for creating apps while using this tool, but still having some knowledge of HTML and CSS would prove to be useful. You can also add custom HTML in your app.
Price: It has two plans – Standard (Free); and Enterprise (Paid)
MobileNation is an easy to use online tool with drag-and-drop feature which makes designing mobile apps quite handy. It is compatible with almost all the modern browsers. Experts and amateur developers will both find this tool really useful. After you are done creating your app, MobileNation will also help you publish it to different app stores, Google Play Marketplace, or any other website of your choice.
Sencha Touch 2
Price: Free for commercial and open source licenses; Paid OEM license is also available
Price: $25-100 per month
If you wish to create simple content based mobile apps easily and quickly, then this handy online tool would be perfect for you. This tool is compatible with almost all modern browsers and has a really easy to use interface which allows creating pages for your app having RSS feeds from blogs or social media sites. You also have the choice of adding custom content with HTML and CSS.
Price: $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year.
Magmito makes creating apps extremely easy and quick. It allows building really cool apps without requiring any programming knowledge whatsoever – thanks to their user-friendly interface. They boast a nice collection of templates. It also offers free promotion of your app via Facebook, Twitter; or distribution of various app stores.
Priice: Free for Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
It is a nice free cloud-based tool and is available as a Google Chrome plug-in. It allows developing and hosting your mobile app, as well as distributing it in various app stores. This tool also has some extra features such as push notifications and e-commerce solutions which can be used for enhancing your mobile app.
Price: $9.99 per month; It is available for free if you let them place ads in your app
As the name suggests, this tool lets you build mobile apps. It features a really nice collection of templates for various types of apps. It has many amazing features that you will find helpful while creating app, including e-commerce options and a method of embedding web pages inside your app. This tool also boasts a SOAP web service that makes creating, retrieving, updating or deleting content possible. You can also get your app featured in iBuildApp gallery.
Price: $4,900 per year; A free 30-day trial is also available
DragonRAD designer is a fabulous tool for creating mobile enterprise apps for the Blackberry PlayBook, iPad and Android Tablets etc. This tool makes app creation, as well as its deployment, a breeze. Maintaining your apps is also made extremely easy using this tool.
Brilliant Share and this is going to help me a lot as i started APP development 2 days back only.
Great applications discussed. Phone Gap is the best out of all.
All great apps but don’t forget to test it across multiple devices and geographies before going live. Services and mobile testing platforms such as Perfecto Mobile should be in your tool chest.
Great list! Thanks for sharing!
Another service is Tiggzi (http://tiggzi.com).
Tiggzi is a cloud-based mobile app platform. It has a drag and drop visual UI builder. The app is created with HTML5/jQuery Mobile + PhoneGap (optional). You can easily add 3rd party REST API’s as well as create your own cloud database.
Max @ Tiggzi
Nice list Ali bro. Loved it