AppInstitute Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

AppInstitute

Online app builder for iphone & android devices

3.7/5 (30 reviews)

AppInstitute overview

What is AppInstitute?

AppInstitute's online App Builder platform provides a simple way for small and medium sized businesses to create, publish and manage their own smartphone App for Android and Apple devices in minutes, without any coding or tech skills.

A range of templates offers simplicity in design while allowing native app features.
Featuring an intuitive drag and drop interface, anyone can create a mobile app for their business, simply select your Facebook page or select one of the 24 popular business app templates.

Customise your App using any combination of the 20 core modules available to suit your business needs. Modules include; product shopping, secure messaging, forms, quizzes, geo-directory, video and image gallery, food ordering, in-line html browsers, social media integration to custom coupons, stamp cards and loyalty programs. AppInstitute offers marketing and promotional tools to help members get their apps downloaded and used.
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Pricing

Starting from
£5/month
Pricing options
Free
Subscription
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Devices

Business size

S
M
L

Markets

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 other markets, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

Supported languages

English
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AppInstitute reviews

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Jack Richardson

User friendly, does the job

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2016-09-23
Review Source: GetApp

I used AppInstitute's AppBuilder to build an app for my Italian restaurant. It is easy to use with good chat support (they helped me with step by step instructions when I had to solve some problems). Compared to other DIY builders I can recommend AppInstitute for its loyalty features.

Pros
User friendly - Easy to use Good chat support

Cons
Submission took a little long, suppose this is due to Apple's regulations

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Carl Wagstaff

On first sight of the App Builder it was a no brainer for me to subscribe.

Used occasionally for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-07-12
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I'm a creative person, concepts and design, not a web developer and the only code I understand is dress code, so for a creative like me to be able to build Apps says it all. A truly well researched and developed tool. Aside from the App Builder I have to mention the excellent support by customer support they have been nothing but responsive, patient and provided me with some of the best support I've ever experienced in 30 years of being in design and marketing. I think App Institute should be proud of this product and the team and service they have to provide and support clients like myself.

Cons
Apple and Google are now making it harder and harder to have white label Apps so unfortunately the cost of producing these types of apps is increasing, which is a shame. I have often used the App Builder as a door opener to clients offering them a cost effective App which they would otherwise never be able to afford. It is a big positive tool to have for my clients, so hopefully the recent restrictions are the last.

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Jessica Reed

Lame customer service

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-11-13
Review Source: Capterra

It’s constantly out of date. The owners have to update it and they don’t. No mobility function for responding to customers.

Pros
Easy to use. No experience necessary. It seemed easy and streamlined.

Cons
The app is constantly out of date with Apple and Google Play. The owners took 4 mo this time to update the app in the stores after sending multiple emails to them.... I’ve lost ALOT of business. I’ve had this app for 2 years and won’t be signing for a third. Also, for being “mobile,” there is no option to get into the app while mobile. Everything done must be through a desktop. You can not respond to customers while mobile.

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Likelihood to recommend: 0/10

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Michael B

Brilliant

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-11-24
Review Source: Capterra

Businesses are easily communicated with their customers with their push notification service, easy to use loyalty programs and the app builder is easy to use. No technical experience is required. Businesses love it and so do their customers getting updated information at their finger tips.

Pros
It benefits my customers businesses. My customers love their apps.

Cons
Like anything, it's technology and always things can get better. Maybe you can choose the tiered group in editor to not all show and have a plus sign to show them all.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Sara Orzel

Works amazingly

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-04-06
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
We got our app built on this software and it works amazingly, i can make changes whenever i need without a line of code!

Cons
Can't find any fault with the software, it works so good

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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AppInstitute pricing

Starting from
£5/month
Pricing options
Free
Subscription
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AppInstitute offers three flexible monthly and annual pricing plans based on your business needs, starting at £5/month for basic hosting to £30/month. With no lock in period, users can cancel or upgrade their plan at any time.

AppInstitute features

Applications Management
Custom Development
Customizable Branding
Customizable Templates
Drag & Drop Interface
Third Party Integration

API (66 other apps)
Access Control (27 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (28 other apps)
Analytics (20 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (27 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (45 other apps)
Commenting (19 other apps)
Data Import/Export (23 other apps)
Permission Management (20 other apps)
Real Time Notifications (22 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (26 other apps)
Role-Based Permissions (22 other apps)
Software Testing Management (21 other apps)
Workflow Management (36 other apps)

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Additional information for AppInstitute

Benefits

Update content easily 24/7.
Improve SEO and online Presence.
Send highly targeted messages to app users.
Send unlimited Push Notifications.
Increase sales using the in-app store.
Encourage repeat business with in-app loyalty programs, coupons and stamp cards.
Improve brand perception.
No Lock-In Period - cancel any time.