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Back4App Alternatives

Back4App is described as 'Low code backend to build modern apps. Back4app accelerate backend development, improves development productivity, reduces time to market, and let you scale applications without managing infrastructure' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Back4App for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Strapi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Back4App are Firebase, Supabase, Etebase and GUN.

Back4App alternatives are mainly CMS Tools but may also be Game Development Tools or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Back4App.
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  • FreemiumOpen Source
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  1. Strapi icon

    Strapi

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • CMS Tool
    • Self-Hosted
    54 alternatives to Strapi 

    Strapi enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use their favorite tools. Content teams use Strapi to autonomously manage all types of content and distribute it from one CMS to any channel be it...

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    1.  Support for MarkDownStrapi supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsStrapi can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  LightweightStrapi consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  WYSIWYG SupportStrapi integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    Content types builder
    Home page
  2. Firebase icon

    Firebase

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    99 alternatives to Firebase 

    Firebase gives you the tools and infrastructure to build better apps and grow successful businesses.

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    1.  Self Destructing MessagesFirebase supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    Supabase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    89 alternatives to Supabase 

    The open source Firebase alternative. Supabase adds realtime and restful APIs to Postgres without a single line of code.

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    Etebase

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    89 alternatives to Etebase 

    Etebase makes it easy to build end-to-end encrypted applications by taking care of the encryption and its related challenges.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionEtebase has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    GUN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    36 alternatives to GUN 

    GUN is an open source, realtime, graph database written entirely in JavaScript and built using peer-to-peer algorithms, making it surprisingly fault tolerant and easy to get started with.

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    remoteStorage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    37 alternatives to remoteStorage 

    An open protocol for per-user storage on the Web.

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    1.  DecentralizedremoteStorage is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Works OfflineremoteStorage can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    5apps

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • RemoteStorage
    37 alternatives to 5apps 

    5apps helps both developers and users to get the most out of the Web as a software platform.

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  8. Appwrite icon

    Appwrite

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • NativeScript
    • Kotlin
    • Ruby
    • Python
    • Apple Swift
    • React
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • JavaScript
    • AngularJS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Qt
    • PHP
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • React Native
    • Java
    • Apache Cordova
    • Ionic Framework
    • Node.JS
    • Vue.js
    • Flutter
    9 alternatives to Appwrite 

    Secure Open-Source Backend Server for Web and Mobile Developers. Appwrite provides developers with a set of easy-to-use and integrate REST APIs to manage their core backend needs.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionAppwrite has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    Appwrite webhooks dashboard
    Appwrite background tasks dashboard
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    Nakama

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Unity
    37 alternatives to Nakama 

    Nakama is an open-source distributed social and realtime server for games and apps. It has a large set of services for users, storage, and realtime communication; as well as specialized APIs like realtime multiplayer, groups/guilds, and chat.

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    1.  MultiplayerNakama offers a game mode for more than one player.
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  10. OpenPush

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    54 alternatives to OpenPush 

    The OpenPush project aims to create a free and open source self-hosted replacement for Android Push Notifications usually sent through Google's proprietary Firebase Cloud Messaging platform.

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