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"The security is the most valuable feature, in particular, the way I can give different access to different areas to different people, so you can really fine-tune access for different users."

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"Zoho Creator can be integrated with other platforms easily.""I just like the simplicity of it."

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"The user interface for the systems that you build can use some improvement because as it is now, you have to do a lot of HTML and CSS to make it look modern."

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"They should allow for more UI customization.""When you're developing database-type applications, there is no way to see the actual database tables. They call them forms, and I don't like that. Zoho should also provide better user guides."

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"This product has really good value, as it doesn't have a per-user cost, there's a flat fee."

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"We would prefer it if the price went down drastically.""It is at the bottom end of the price range."

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Top Answer: The security is the most valuable feature, in particular, the way I can give different access to different areas to different people, so you can really fine-tune access for different users.
Top Answer: This product provides really good value, as it doesn't have a per-user cost, there's a flat fee. So, if you have 100 users or 200 users accessing the system that you build, there's no difference in… more »
Top Answer: The vendor does a really poor job of marketing this software because it should be more popular. This is something that I have pointed out to them. It's a super piece of software, but very few people… more »
Top Answer: I just like the simplicity of it.
Top Answer: When you're developing database-type applications, there is no way to see the actual database tables. They call them forms, and I don't like that. Zoho should also provide better user guides.
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Overview

Knack helps non-programmers easily build beautiful, data-driven web apps. Data can be imported from spreadsheets and converted to an online database. Tools like search, forms, and tables are used to build web apps that work with the data. Apps can be published to any site and adapt to the surrounding design. Multiple versions can be published to different sites and for different audiences. Developers can extend these apps with a RESTful API, custom CSS, and JS event handlers.

Zoho Creator is a web-based platform that lets everyone build custom business applications without any prior technical knowledge
Zoho Creator offers a first of its kind drag-n-drop interface to create tables/forms, design, schedule workflows and perform a variety of automated actions.

Zoho Creator's powerful tools for data collection and management, analysis, reporting and collaboration make it the smart choice for small to large organizations to run their business online, without any additional costs, infrastructure, or software.

Zoho Creator is used by more than 400,000 users and 100,000+ apps have been already created. Don't let complex looking workflows and business rules scare you.

Zoho Creator is completely non-programmer friendly. Use the intuitive and feature-rich platform to build your custom database applications. Just write your business rules and let the software handle deployment and hosting. You can create your own forms/tables afresh or import data from standard formats (.xls .csv .mdb) and get your database application online within minutes, really!

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Sample Customers
Siemens Kaiser Permanente VMware SunChemical C.R. England Philips The Salvation Army United Way U.S. Green Building Council Cambridge University Press
Estate Crush Winery, Integra Services, Avidpays, Napa Valley Film Festival, Marionnaud, The Institute of Hormonal Health, Stone Tapert
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government8%
Recreational Facilities/Services Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company20%
Educational Organization9%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
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Knack is ranked 15th in Rapid Application Development Software with 1 review while Zoho Creator is ranked 22nd in Rapid Application Development Software with 2 reviews. Knack is rated 9.0, while Zoho Creator is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Knack writes "Flexible and granular security options, good filtering, and the pricing model is cost-effective". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zoho Creator writes "A low-code solution for creating custom applications ". Knack is most compared with Caspio, Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and Oracle Application Express (APEX), whereas Zoho Creator is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Caspio, Bizagi, KiSSFLOW and OutSystems.

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