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If you value unparalleled features, security and scalability, then check out Caspio — the best AppSheet alternative. Unlike AppSheet, Caspio is an all-in-one platform that includes everything you need. Enjoy unlimited users, native data hosting, easy import tools, built-in password protection, and much more.

Plus, Caspio's flexible deployment model is perfect for both internal and public-facing apps. You can custom-brand your apps and seamlessly embed them on any website, intranet or portal while Caspio silently powers them behind the scenes. Just point, click and publish. It's that easy!

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See for yourself how Caspio is a superior alternative to AppSheet with enterprise-grade technology, features and support.

FEATURES CASPIO APPSHEET
PRICING
Free account
Free for unlimited app builders and users
Restricted to personal use for a single user
App users UNLIMITED
Caspio never charges per user
$54-$108/user/year
depending on plan
Public interfaces As low as $1/DataPage
per month
Starts at $50/app
per month

TECHNOLOGY
Data hosting
Native

Relies on cloud storage provider
Database backend Microsoft SQL Server
*Certified Gold Partner*
SQL database available only to ‘Business’ plans
Cloud infrastructure Amazon Web Services
*Advanced Technology Partner*
Google Cloud
Data centers Distributed globally Located in the US and Western Europe

DATA IMPORT/EXPORT
Text files
Native

Relies on cloud storage provider
Microsoft Excel/Access
Native

Relies on cloud storage provider
File and image handling
Native

Relies on cloud storage provider

DATABASE FEATURES
Editable grid
Native

Relies on cloud storage provider
Table relationships
Referential integrity

APP DEVELOPMENT
Point-and-click tools
Code extensibility HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery,
Excel/SQL expressions and built-in functions
Limited to expressions inspired by
Excel and Google Sheets
Triggers and workflows Visual drag-and-drop interface Multi-step configuration process

AUTHENTICATION
Password protection
Native

Requires separate authentication provider
Google ID
Twitter ID
Single sign-on integration All identity service providers via SAML 2.0 Limited to Active Directory, Google Domains,
AWS Cognito, OpenID and Okta

SECURITY FEATURES
Encryption in transit
Encryption at rest
Relies on cloud storage provider
IP blocking
Backup retention
Relies on cloud storage provider
Disaster recovery
Relies on cloud storage provider

APP DEPLOYMENT
Shareable app URL
iFrame deployment Requires manual manipulation of iFrame code
Website embed
SharePoint/.NET deployment
WordPress deployment

COMPLIANCE
GDPR
HIPAA
PCI DSS Level 1
FERPA
FIPS 140-2

SUPPORT AND TRAINING
Email support Requires ‘Pro’ or ‘Business’ plan
Phone support
Live chat Requires ‘Business’ plan
Live online training

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Customer onboarding program
Expert consultation sessions
Custom development services In-house specialists and external partners External partners only

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