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PhoneGap Alternatives

PhoneGap is described as 'open source development tool for building iPhone, Android, Blackberry and other mobile apps with JavaScript' and is a popular app in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PhoneGap for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is WebViewGold. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Android Studio or Qt. Other great apps like PhoneGap are WeSetupYourWebViewApp, Qt Creator, Apache Cordova and React Native.

PhoneGap alternatives are mainly Android Development Tools but may also be IDEs or Virtualization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PhoneGap.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online

PhoneGap is an open source development tool for building iPhone, Android, Blackberry and other mobile apps with JavaScript.

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  1. WebViewGold icon

    WebViewGold

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Convert your websites and web apps into iOS, Android & macOS apps in 60 seconds. No coding required, it just works. App Store and Play Store approval guarantee. Send push notifications & display AdMob ads to monetize your application. It just works.

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    Almost everyone thinks WebViewGold is a great alternative to PhoneGap.

    setup process without any coding knowledge

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  2. WeSetupYourWebViewApp icon

    WeSetupYourWebViewApp

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    WeSetupYourWebViewApp service will wrap your website or web app into a fullscreen native app for iOS and Android. Up to 2x better performance & enriched with native app components. Get a full refund if Apple or Google rejects your app.

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    WeSetupYourWebViewApp vs PhoneGap opinions
    Almost everyone thinks WeSetupYourWebViewApp is a great alternative to PhoneGap.

    Full service, no command-line issues

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  3. Android Studio is the official[7] integrated development environment (IDE) for Google's Android operating system, built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development.

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    This alternative is disputed. Android Studio is still a legitimate alternative to PhoneGap, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Qt

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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  5. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

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    Apache Cordova

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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.

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    Almost everyone thinks Apache Cordova is a great alternative to PhoneGap.
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    React Native

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React.

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    Ionic Framework

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • JavaScript
    • Sass

    Ionic makes it easy to build native-quality hybrid interactive applications using HTML5 and JavaScript.

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    Most users think Ionic Framework is a great alternative to PhoneGap.
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    Xcode

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Xcode is Apple's premiere development environment for Mac OS X.

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    B4X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications.

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