PhoneGap Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to PhoneGap for Windows, Mac, Android, Web, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to PhoneGap.

PhoneGap is an open source development tool for building iPhone, Android, Blackberry and other mobile apps with JavaScript. If you're looking for more info about PhoneGap like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 7/29/2020 11:30:00 PM
PhoneGap is discontinued
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Alternatives to PhoneGap for all platforms with any license

  • WebViewGold

    Let’s convert your websites and web apps into apps for iOS. No coding required. The WebViewGold app template supports all kinds of web apps/websites (including HTML, PHP, WordPress, Progressive Web Apps, HTML 5 Games, WiX, Jimdo,, …). WebViewGold comes with a 100% Apple App Store approval guarantee: Receive a full refund of your license if Apple/Google rejects your app built with WebViewGold (by claiming within 14 days after purchase).

    • setup process without any coding knowledge Guest • Jun 2019 • 23 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Web Android iPhone iPad

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  • WeSetupYourWebViewApp

    The #1 easy way to convert your website or web app into an iOS and Android mobile app. Just enter your URL and upload your icon. WeSetupYourWebViewApp service will do the rest, and you will get the full source code for Xcode (iOS) and Android Studio (Android). Up to 2x better performance, and your app will be enriched with native app components. Always 100% committed to quality and support with App Store and Play Store approval guarantee (otherwise receive a full refund).

    • Full service, no command-line issues Guest • Jan 2019 • 41 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Self-Hosted

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  • Android Studio

    Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. Similar to Eclipse with Android Development Tools for Eclipse, Android Studio provides integrated Android developer tools for development and debugging. Best IDE available for Android development specially with limited hardware options on development device.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS

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  • Qt

    Qt is a cross-platform application framework that is widely used for developing application software that can be run on various software and hardware platforms with little or no change in the underlying codebase, while having the power and speed of native applications. Qt is used for device creation, UI and application development supporting deployment to over a dozen leading platforms – desktop, mobile and embedded.

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Qt Creator

    Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework. It includes a visual debugger and an integrated GUI layout and forms designer. The editor's features include syntax highlighting and autocompletion, but purposely not tabs (although plug-ins are available). Qt Creator uses the C++ compiler from the GNU Compiler Collection on Linux and FreeBSD.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Apache Cordova

    Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript. Combined with a UI framework such as jQuery Mobile or Dojo Mobile or Sencha Touch, this allows a smartphone app to be developed with just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. When using the Cordova APIs, an app can be built without any native code (Java, Objective-C, etc) from the app developer.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • React Native

    React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about — learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • B4X

    Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications. B4X is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool for real world apps. The programming language is a modern version of Visual Basic.

    Commercial Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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