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What is Kinvey?

Kinvey makes it ridiculously easy for developers to setup, use and operate a cloud backend for their mobile apps. They don't have to worry about connecting to various cloud services, setting up servers for their backend, or maintaining and scaling them.
Kinvey is a tool in the Mobile Backend category of a tech stack.

Who uses Kinvey?


16 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kinvey.
Pros of Kinvey
Easy setup
Excellent documentation
Great free tier for testing prototypes
Will be discontinued sometime in 2023
Great customer support

Kinvey's Features

  • User Management- Add any number of users, using the authentication systems of your choice.
  • Business Logic- Kinvey's custom business logic allows you to host your code in our cloud.
  • Data Storage- Instantly and securely sync data between your app and Kinvey backend.
  • Cross-Platform- iOS, JavaScript, Android, Windows, BlackBerry – Kinvey supports them all.
  • Push notifications
  • Large file storage
  • Analytics- Core usage data and dashboards come native in your backend

Kinvey Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Kinvey?
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app’s backend with Cloud Code.
It is a development and runtime platform which simplifies and shortens mobile application development process. The platform removes the need to develop backend functionality by providing reusable server-side services via APIs. The APIs are packaged into native libraries available for all major client-side environments - Andoid, iOS, JavaScript, .NET, ActionScript and REST. The default backend logic can be modified with custom server-side code. The platform is available as an online service and a downloadable Enterprise product which can be deployed in any environment.
OutSystems is a low-code platform to visually develop your application, integrate with existing systems and add your own code when needed.
Back4app accelerates backend development, improves development productivity, reduces time to market, and let you scale applications without managing infrastructure.
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