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Build Cross Platform Apps For Free with Alpha Anywhere Community Edition

Build mobile and web cross platform apps for free!

Developers who need to develop apps and test them extensively before move to production have requested a free community edition of Alpha Anywhere. Business and SaaS developers wanted the freedom to build all the mobile apps they need and conduct user testing without the time constraints of a 30-day free trial or the cost of a production license.

We are pleased to offer developers Alpha Anywhere Community Edition, a free full version of Alpha Anywhere Developer for building web and mobile apps running on Alpha Cloud. 


Full Power of Low-Code Without Up-Front Costs

Alpha Anywhere Community Edition removes the limitations of a free trial or licensing costs while you build your mobile apps, prototype them and conduct user testing.

Like the Alpha Anywhere Developer Edition, you can use the Alpha Anywhere Community Edition to build a very wide range of powerful web applications as well as offline-capable mobile applications for iOS and Android. This is the best of both worlds - the full power of a leading low-code app development platform, without the cost. This new free development environment, rated one of the best app builders, allows you to:

  • Develop at your own pace without any costs or time limits
  • Build an unlimited number of cross platform apps
  • Choose a cloud package and deploy directly to Alpha Cloud whenever you're ready
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"This is the product developers have been asking for. The speed of low-code, the power of full-stack development and an unlimited sandbox development license to explore and test at will.

By offering Alpha Anywhere Community Edition right now, we hope to empower developers to build the critical apps businesses need to support remote work forces, while helping them during an uncertain financial time."


- Selwyn Rabins, President, Alpha Software

Leverages the Power of the Cloud

Apps created with Alpha Anywhere Community Edition are deployed to the Alpha Cloud. New Alpha Cloud plans that start at $99 per month, making it affordable when it comes time to deploy. recently announced affordable Alpha Cloud plans allow you to focus on development and eliminate worries about:

  • staying on top of critical security patches
  • correctly configuring load balancers & network infrastructure  
  • auto scaling on demand and paying only for what you use
  • hardware failures
  • setting up multiple deployments of published apps
  • rolling forward and backwards between published versions of apps
  • staffing limitations.


"I think Alpha Cloud is a game-changer for app development teams.

I don't know of another company you can pay $99 month to deploy your enterprise web and mobile application and have access to a database." 

Tom Ritter, CIO at EIS

If at any time you want to deploy applications on-premise or build Windows desktop applications and the DBF file format, you can can get the paid "Alpha Anywhere Developer" license.

Use Alpha Anywhere Community Edition to learn app development, prototype new apps, customize app templates and test with end-users.  When you're ready you can deploy your apps for $99/month. 

Start Building Apps for Free Today

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Amy Groden-Morrison
Amy Groden-Morrison

Amy Groden-Morrison has served more than 15 years in marketing communications leadership roles at companies such as TIBCO Software, RSA Security and Ziff-Davis. Most recently she was responsible for developing marketing programs that helped achieve 30%+ annual growth rate for analytics products at a $1Bil, NASDAQ-listed business integration Software Company. Her past accomplishments include establishing the first co-branded technology program with CNN, launching an events company on the NYSE, rebranding a NASDAQ-listed company amid a crisis, and positioning and marketing a Boston-area startup for successful acquisition. Amy currently serves as a Healthbox Accelerator Program Mentor, Marketing Committee Lead for the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Launch Smart Clinics, and on the organizing team for Boston TechJam. She holds an MBA from Northeastern University.

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The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.