How much does it cost to develop a mobile app like TikTok?

In the present era, the music app industry has been completely changed and given a new way to interact with music and videos. Nowadays, TikTok app is one of the most popular and innovative ways of creating and sharing short videos. In the year 2018, it became the most downloaded app and break the record of PUBG, YouTube, Whatsapp, and Instagram.

TikTok app is a new trend, and you all know that when a new trend hits mainstream its hard to bring it back down that’s why  TikTok app has a huge user nowadays and have a great revenue potential and a lot of startups having their eyes in creating a similar app like TikTok app.

According to the recent survey, TikTok app is currently available in 140 Countries. India is also one of the countries whose youth are attracted by TikTok app and get some great revenue from TikTok, there are now more than 20 million active users in India.

What is the TikTok Mobile App?

TikTok app is the Chinese music video, songs and tunes platform that allows users can lip-sync to them like Dubsmash. It’s not only the lip-syncing user can also dance to the songs, make, videos, add filters like video effects, reverse effect, slow-motion, and spice it up by doing crazy and creative things to make their videos stand out from the rest.

This app is not only used for youth, it beings used by people of all age group. Apart from that, if you pull off something creative & interesting your video can get lots of like and you can become popular in just a day.

There are some mind-blowing statistics;-

  • TikTok is the 6th most downloaded app in the world.
  • It has around 500 million active users worldwide.
  • Approximately 800 million installations.
  • An estimate of about 1,000,000 daily million page views.

Here some essentials features of TikTok app-

 1. Login and Signup-First and important, you will need to provide a means for signing up and logging in. This page needs to be an identity for your users.

2. A Simple User Interface and App Navigation-As soon as it’s quick to understand the TikTok application and you will see the trending and favorite videos. you can scroll down the post and see more, and you can easily navigate throughout the app.

3. Sharing-The most important features give TikTok app is sharing icon option and you can easily share your post on Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, and E-mail also.

4. Hearts and Commenting-Hearts and commenting are the keys to the app. The more hearts you get more popular your post becomes. Some users become a star due to TikTok if you like a video and you want to save, leave a heart, and it will be saved in your profile. Here are what look likes.

5. Duet option- TikTok gave also the features of a duet with other, suppose if you scroll down the videos and you like the song and lip-sync then you make duet on this videos with some hashtags like #duetwithme.

6. Setting option-In this option, users can change profile picture, change the password, add a bio and choose between private and public account, block users. You can also switch the language and access the help center.

How FineSoft Technologies help in developing a similar app?

FineSoft Technologies is a global leader in providing software consultancy services since 2011. We have immense experience in this industry, due to which we perform business analysis &deliver bespoke software solutions to our clients. We follow a unique approach so that we can render the project in the estimated time and budget within quality standards. We have a  Developers and team members like.

  • Android and iOS developer
  • Mobile developer
  • Front-end and back-end developers
  • QA expert
  • Database Expert
  • Delivery expert
  • A sales and marketing team
  • Product manager
  • UI/UX designers

We developed a video app like TikTok using languages like Java & Kotlin for Android and C or Swift for iOS. If you want to build the hybrid version, you can use React native, Xamarin, or Flutter for both Android and iOS.

The technology used and the team of developers required to create the app, the total cost for developing an app like TikTok would be around $5000 -$10000. With respect to the features and functionalities, the price I am telling you a basic price, it can fluctuate if you add or remove some features.

Facts and Technologies You Need to Know if you plan to build an App like TikTok Here if you plan to build an app like TikTok that’s good. They have a huge number of users, around 150 million active on a daily basis. TikTok also has a large number of short videos and have features for its users to easily upload and edit these videos by themselves. Some required technologies to build an app like TikTok are-

  • You will need Artificial intelligence (AI).  AI is used for filtering and personalizing data to thousands of users. TikTok uses the AI algorithm to understand and automatically add tags with the help of image and object recognition. For example, the virtual rain feature; users can hold up their hands and control or even pause the virtual raindrops. This type of technology was almost impossible to develop. For a feature like this, it requires the AI to be able to detect and effectively respond to human body parts.
  • You will need cloud storage. You can use servers like Google cloud storage or Amazon S3. The price will depend on the data storage, the network and the operations.
  • Content delivery networks.
  • A database such as MailChimp integration and Cassandra.
  • Datastax for database management.
  • Real-time analytics and push notifications.
  • For better programming productivity GWT is necessary.
  • Feasible payment methods such as Paypal or e-wallet.
  • Video and audio transcoding.
  • A universal operating system.

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