7 Best Cross-Platform App Development Frameworks

Feb 13
Cross-Platform App Development Frameworks

Mobile technology has created a need for cross-platform app development frameworks. These frameworks allow developers to build applications that can be used across multiple operating systems and devices. This makes it easier to reach a larger audience with the same application. Finding the right development framework is essential for any developer looking to create an effective, efficient, and user-friendly app. Here is a list of 7 of the best cross-platform app development frameworks available today. 

React Native

React Native is a powerful cross-platform app development framework that allows developers to quickly create stunning mobile applications for both Android and iOS platforms. It utilizes the same design principles as React, enabling developers to use a single codebase for both platforms, making it easier and more cost-effective to develop and maintain apps.

React Native provides an easy-to-use interface with great performance benefits thanks to its components-based approach that allows developers to build user interfaces faster than ever. Its modular structure also allows for hot swapping of components and instant updates without the need for recompiling or redeploying the entire application. 


Flutter is an open-source, cross-platform app development framework developed by Google. It is used to build beautiful and high-performance native apps for iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Linux, and the web. Flutter offers a rich set of tools and plugins that greatly reduce the amount of code needed to create an app.

It also provides a wide variety of UI components and features, such as hot reloading, customizable widgets, fast development cycles, and a great user experience. Flutter supports cloud integration and internationalization so developers can easily reach audiences across different countries. 

Ionic Framework

Ionic Framework is a great cross platform app development framework that allows developers to create hybrid apps with ease. It uses web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build mobile applications that can be used on different platforms like Android, iOS and Windows. With Ionic Framework, developers can quickly create user interfaces and code logic for their applications without having to worry about platform-specific requirements.

Ionic Framework provides an extensive library of components that developers can use to create unique designs for their apps. It offers an intuitive command line interface which makes the development process much easier. 


Xamarin provides developers with tools and libraries to build native apps for Android and iOS, as well as Windows and Mac, from a single codebase. It also comes with various features such as support for .NET Core, custom control libraries, cloud integration, and rich UI components. With Xamarin, developers can quickly develop high-quality apps that look and feel like they were built specifically for each platform while using fewer resources. It allows developers to share code across all mobile platforms without sacrificing performance or user experience. 


PhoneGap/Cordova is a great cross-platform app development framework. It allows developers to create apps for multiple platforms using the same codebase, making it easier and faster to develop applications. It supports HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other web technologies, meaning that developers can use their existing skill sets to create powerful and innovative applications.

PhoneGap/Cordova offers access to native device features such as a camera, contacts, and accelerometer. This makes it possible for developers to build more immersive experiences for their users. 

Sencha Touch

Sencha Touch provides an HTML5-based user interface for developing user interfaces for both iPhone and Android devices, as well as other mobile platforms. Sencha Touch offers features such as a robust MVC architecture, advanced UI components, built-in data stores, an animation engine, and integrated touch events. It also enables developers to create apps that look and feel native on any device with its fast rendering technology. 

Adobe Air

Adobe Air offers developers the ability to quickly create stunning applications on multiple platforms. It supports deployment on Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac OS X devices, making it a great choice for businesses looking for a way to reach customers across all of these platforms. This platform also offers features such as native code execution, integrated debugging, and access to hardware APIs.

We Know These Frameworks Well

It can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in app development. However, Kitelytech does keep up with these developments. We know these frameworks well and can help you develop your next app. Call KitelyTech at (800) 274-2908 to discuss your next app project.

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