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Build like a boss: Top 10 internal tool builders in 2024

Dmitry Nehaychik
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Dmitry Nehaychik
March 18, 2024
Build like a boss: Top 10 internal tool builders in 2024

Gone are the days when building custom software necessitated a team of experienced programmers. The internal tool builder revolution offers many user-friendly options, many with drag-and-drop functionality and intuitive interfaces.

This guide reviews 10 of the most popular internal tool builders in 2024, equipping you with the knowledge to select the perfect platform to supercharge your team's efficiency.

Glide

Glide is a platform for building mobile apps from Google Sheets, without code. It allows users to create apps quickly using a spreadsheet interface.

πŸ”§ Glide features

  • Turn Google Sheets into mobile apps
  • Drag-and-drop interface
  • Real-time updates
  • Offline capabilities
  • Built-in templates for various use cases

πŸ’° Glide pricing

  • Free plan: $0
  • Maker plan: $60/month
  • Team plan: $125/month
  • Business plan: $310/month
  • Enterprise plan:  Custom

πŸ—£οΈ Glide ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.7/5 (565+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.5/5 (2+ reviews)
  • Trustpilot: 4.2/5 (370+ reviews)

UI Bakery

UI Bakery focuses specifically on crafting internal business tools and applications. It offers pre-built components, drag-and-drop functionality, and database integrations to streamline development for non-coders.

πŸ”§ UI Bakery features

  • Drag'n'drop responsive UI
  • Connect data easily
  • Code and no-code business logic
  • Control versions and releases
  • Deploy with a single click
  • Cloud
  • Self-hosted (On-prem)

πŸ’° UI Bakery pricing

  • Free: $0
  • Standard: $6/month
  • Business: $12/month
  • Unlimited seats with a fixed price for a larger team: $250/month
  • Enterprise: Custom plan
  • Self-hosted plan available.

πŸ—£οΈ UI Bakery ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.9/5 (20+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.8/5 (10+ reviews)

Stacker

Stacker allows users to build internal tools and customer-facing apps on top of their existing data sources. It enables no-code customization and integration with popular platforms like Salesforce and Airtable.

πŸ”§ Stacker features

  • Drag-and-drop interface
  • Integration with various data sources
  • Customizable UI components
  • Workflow automation
  • Role-based permissions

πŸ’° Stacker pricing

  • Starter: $79/ month
  • Plus: $179 / month
  • Pro: $349/ month
  • Custom

πŸ—£οΈ Stacker ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.6/5 (40+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.7/5 (25+ reviews)

Zapier

Zapier is an automation tool that connects various apps and services to automate repetitive tasks without coding. It offers integrations with thousands of popular apps, making it a powerful tool for building internal workflows.

πŸ”§ Zapier features

  • Automation of repetitive tasks
  • Integration with thousands of apps
  • Multi-step workflows (Zaps)
  • Conditional logic
  • Scheduled tasks

πŸ’° Zapier pricing

  • Free: $0
  • Starter: $30/month
  • Professional: $73/month
  • Team: $103/month
  • Company: Custom pricing

πŸ—£οΈ Zapier ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.7/5 (1000+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.6/5 (500+ reviews)

Google AppSheet

Google AppSheet is a no-code development platform that allows users to create mobile and web applications using data from various sources, including Google Sheets, Excel, and databases.

πŸ”§ Google AppSheet features

  • No-code app development
  • Integration with Google Workspace
  • Offline capabilities
  • Workflow automation
  • Data security features

πŸ’° Google AppSheet pricing

  • Starter: $5/user/month
  • Core: $10/user/month
  • Enterprise Standard: $25/user/month
  • Enterprise Plus: Custom pricing

πŸ—£οΈ Google AppSheet ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.5/5 (200+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.4/5 (150+ reviews)

Quickbase

Quickbase is a low-code platform for building internal applications and workflows. It offers customizable templates and integrations with popular business tools to streamline processes.

πŸ”§ Quickbase features

  • Drag-and-drop interface
  • Customizable templates
  • Workflow automation
  • Role-based permissions
  • Integration with third-party apps

πŸ’° Quickbase pricing

  • Team: from $35/user/month
  • Business: $55/user/month
  • Enterprise: Custom

πŸ—£οΈ Quickbase ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.6/5 (300+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.7/5 (200+ reviews)

Microsoft Power Apps

Microsoft Power Apps is a low-code platform that enables users to build custom business applications without writing code. It integrates with Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365, offering seamless data connectivity.

πŸ”§ Microsoft Power Apps features

  • Drag-and-drop app development
  • Integration with Microsoft services
  • AI Builder for adding intelligence to apps
  • Mobile and web app support
  • Pre-built templates

πŸ’° Microsoft Power Apps pricing

  • Per-app plan: $10/user/app/month
  • Per user plan: $40/user/month
  • Additional capacity: Custom pricing

πŸ—£οΈ Microsoft Power Apps ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.4/5 (500+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.3/5 (400+ reviews)

Budibase

Budibase is an open-source low-code platform for building internal tools and applications. It offers customization options, collaboration features, and deployment flexibility.

πŸ”§ Budibase features

  • Open-source platform
  • Drag-and-drop interface
  • Customizable templates
  • Version control
  • Self-hosted deployment option

πŸ’° Budibase pricing

  • Open-source: Free
  • Premium: $60 per app creator/month + $6 per user
  • Enterprise: Contact for pricing

πŸ—£οΈ Budibase ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.5/5 (50+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.6/5 (30+ reviews)

Retool

Retool is a platform for building internal tools and dashboards with a drag-and-drop interface. It allows users to connect to various data sources and build custom UI components.

πŸ”§ Retool features

  • Drag-and-drop UI builder
  • Connect to databases and APIs
  • Custom JavaScript logic
  • Role-based permissions
  • Version control

πŸ’° Retool pricing

  • Free
  • Team: $12/user/month
  • Business: $65/user/month
  • Enterprise: Custom plan

πŸ—£οΈ Retool ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.8/5 (100+ reviews)
  • Capterra: 4.7/5 (80+ reviews)

Appsmith

Appsmith is an open-source platform for building internal tools and workflows. It offers a visual interface for building UI components and integrates with various data sources.

πŸ”§ Appsmith features

  • Drag-and-drop UI builder
  • Real-time collaboration
  • Customizable templates
  • Integration with databases and APIs
  • Self-hosted deployment option

πŸ’° Appsmith pricing

  • Free
  • Business: $40/month
  • Enterprise: Contact for pricing

πŸ—£οΈ Appsmith ratings and reviews

  • G2: 4.6/5 (40+ reviews)

Remember, the best tool depends on your specific needs and technical expertise.  Do your research and choose the platform that empowers you to build the internal tools your team needs.

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