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Knack

We help everyday innovators to create custom, no-code apps.

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Knack Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Knack product overview

What is Knack?

Knack makes custom no-code app development easy:

Key benefits of using Knack

Completely Custom

Forget cookie-cutter software: build a custom solution that fits your exact needs.
Whether building your database from scratch or modifying one of our templates, you get to define the exact features you need: no more, no less.

Supercharge Your Data

Your data never had it so good: super fast searches, flexible filters, and the awesome power of a relational database. Knack handles it effortlessly behind the scenes so you can easily connect related data together - like linking an employee record to a company.

DIY App Builder

Need to display upcoming job records in a calendar? How about delivery records in a map? We’ve carefully designed the perfect library of flexible views to build your interface.

Live Data, Instant Insights

Transform your data into decisions. Create rich dashboards to generate real-time insights with charts, graphs, and pivot tables. Knack provides unlimited flexibility to slice and dice your data. You can even authorize different reports for different users.

Plays Well With Others

Your data is everywhere. Knack lets you connect to all of it with thousands of connections powered by Zapier. Developers can do even more with Knack’s open API, so you can integrate with your existing systems or add additional functionality.

Put Your Data To Work

Centralize your workflows and processes, all in real-time and completely automated. Notifications, scheduled tasks, and approvals keep the right data moving to the right user.

Accept Payments With No Coding

Accept payments, donations and online orders with popular payment providers like Stripe and PayPal. Knack integrates E-Commerce seamlessly with your database so you can store charge information and calculate charge amounts from your records.

Speed & Security You Can Rely On

Our cloud infrastructure is designed for speed and reliability, even if you’re searching millions of records. The security of your data is paramount in every step of the process, from audited internal policies to encryption at rest.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Email/Help Desk
Phone Support
Knowledge Base
Chat
FAQs/Forum

Training options

Live Online
Videos
Webinars
Documentation

Knack pricing information

Value for money

4.5

/5

69

Starting from

$

39

/momonth
Per Feature

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

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Knack features

Functionality

4.1

/5

69
Total Features92 8 categories

Most valued features by users

API
Reporting/Analytics
Access Controls/Permissions
Third Party Integrations
Alerts/Notifications
Search/Filter
Collaboration Tools
Compliance Management

Functionality contenders

Knack users reviews

Overall rating

4.4

/5

69

Positive reviews

87%

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Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8.84/10
Rating distribution

5

4

3

2

1

43

17

5

3

1

Pros
One more point can easily be gained by paying attention to the community, which are the fans of their business. The other point can be gained by adding better standard features and design features.

Alex B.

We've been able to cancel our SalesForce subscription and came up with your own custom CRM using Knack. It's affordable, the support is great and it's feature rich.

CB

Chris B.

There are great custom developers that can build entirely or help out with integrations as needed.

MW

Mark W.

Cons
I have also had records that should have been deleted not be deleted. I have put my own stop checks into the app and have not had any corrupted data as of yet, but the issues I've had do concern me.

LW

Leanne W.

The lack of support and the turn around time for support is difficult. For companies that use as an integral part of their business it is risky for an ordering system, etc.

CP

Christina P.

However, Knack has always been online, and the issues we have had were mostly attributable to user errors.

PK

Phil K.

Overall rating contenders

Overall Rating

Great Database Development Tool for Non-Coders

Reviewed 10 months ago

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Sky is the Limit

Reviewed 2 years ago

Fantastic. We had worked to solve problems for no less than 24 months prior to our introduction to knack. From the time we started with knack we had a minimum viable internal product within 90 days and a customer facing web-portal (providing sales, project, and invoice detail) in 180 days. With knack we have have saved an immeasurable amount of time and resource.

Pros

Very simple to solve for Secure, HIPPA, PCI compliant user logins. Ability to pivot large data-set with simplified permission based views - no incremental expense for additional users / views / roles.

Cons

Support. Our reliance on knack is significant in pre-sale functions and as a result, when it breaks we have always defined the solution (or created the work-around) several days before a knack tech gets around to responding to our requests.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Knack is very helpful

Reviewed 2 years ago

We use knack to store multiple sets of data. It is extremely helpful in tracking donations (and donors), restricted grants (and foundations/organizations who provide grants), and complex volunteer jobs for a non-profit. We are able to track and analyze all of this information through Knack. I especially like that we can attach documents to records in Knack so all of the information we need is right in one place. Also, being able to set up scheduled reminders is a lifesaver to ensure that we won't miss deadlines for important tasks.

Pros

I like that in Knack I can access all-inclusive data, and see it reported in a variety of ways. I can opt for simple summary reports, more complex detailed reports, or even colorful and pretty graphs. I can use a wide variety of parameters to create the report, and I can sort the included data in a variety of ways. I can also export data in different formats. Knack is extremely flexible for me. Full disclosure - I am a frequent Knack user, but I do not record data into Knack, nor do I set up the databases at all. That magic is all done by someone else, so I cannot comment on the administrator aspects of Knack.

Cons

Sometimes Knack will log me out while I am in the process of using it. I try to accept the blame when this happens because I always have too many tabs open in my browser, and I often work in 2 different sections of Knack simultaneously. However, it is definitely frustrating. Also, I have a pet peeve about the number of items I can view in one page of a report. For a report with lots of items, I have to navigate forward or back between many pages. I would much prefer to scroll further down the same page to see data in a long report. I don't know of any way to alter the number of items per page.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Positive Review for Knack

Reviewed 2 months ago

I needed to create an Organizational Management tool to recruit, onboard, and manage Sales Teams and their prospects. Within a week, I had built a functioning app.

Pros

The top 3 features I like are 1. the software is easy to create tables, and make relationship connections. 2. The User Manual is comprehensive. 3. The Templates provide real examples of the logic an relationships.

Cons

HTML does not seam to allow a Full Window Width display of Tables.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Numerous bugs and lack of customer service taint an otherwise useful tool

Reviewed 2 years ago

This system worked well for what we needed this year. The main need was to create a system to enter and track points from our various members for year-end awards. This was a complex system to build because of the many different categories involved, and so far Knack has handled it. Building the system was extremely frustrating at times, as fields and properties would sometimes refuse to update, or...

Pros

-Easy to learn and build numerous apps -Lots of functional field types -Easy to customize CSS and Javascript for each app if desired -Excellent price point

Cons

-Very buggy -Customer service was initially very responsive, but eventually stopped responding to my requests for simple bugs in my app to be fixed, even after numerous attempts to resolve.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Good value for a low code platform.

Reviewed 24 days ago

I am using it for my EduTech startup and it enabled me to launch the company fast and with no much coding experience.

Pros

I like Knack does not charge per user. Also, it includes most of the features that you would need is a common business application (CRM, ERP, etc.). Low-code programming workflow is easy.

Cons

No a great user community around the software. Knack should promote more user interaction. Also it should produce more education content.

Knack FAQs and common questions

Knack has the following pricing plans:
Starting from: $39.00/month
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available


Knack has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business


Knack supports the following languages:
Norwegian (Bokmal), French, English, Indonesian, Czech, Finnish, Danish, Irish, Turkish, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Swedish, German, Polish


Yes, Knack has an API available for use.


Knack integrates with the following applications:
Zapier


Knack offers the following support options:
Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, Knowledge Base, Chat, FAQs/Forum

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