What are the top cross-platform app development frameworks in 2022?

With so many cross-platform app development frameworks available, it can be overwhelming to find the best fit for you. We've compiled a list of five tools you can use within your organization.

The continued growth in the app development market has created a surge in the adoption of cross-platform app development across mobile technology companies in recent years. A 2022 statistical projection puts the total revenue in the app market to be around $437 billion.

This trend has caused a drop in the use of native development, resulting in higher demand for the more economic-friendly cross-platform development frameworks. Consequently, there is an overwhelming amount of cross-platform app development tools floating around.

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This post will round up the top cross-platform app development tools in 2022 and their features.

What is a cross-platform app development framework?

A cross-platform app framework is used to develop apps for the different operating systems from a single codebase. With cross-platform frameworks, developers can easily code applications once and deploy them to run effectively across various platforms such as iOS, Android and Windows.

This application development method saves time and increases productivity for app development companies. Below are the best cross-platform app development frameworks in 2022.

Top frameworks for developing cross-platform apps in 2022


Ionic is a popular cross-platform framework that runs on AngularJS. It’s been in the application development space for a long time. With Ionic, developers can use a combination of programming languages such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS and a Cordova wrapper to access native platform controllers easily. This cross-platform tool enables app developers to create unique and beautiful user interfaces and user-experience functionalities within the app.


Open-source front-end framework Based on the SAAS UI framework Uniquely designed to work on mobile operating systems Top choice for businesses that use progressive web app development

React Native

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