Press Release: AppMakr.com, the leading Do It Yourselfâ„¢ mobile application creation platform, today announced it is adding support for Windows Phone and Android operating systems for its rapid application creation platform. The additional OS support makes AppMakrâ€™s platform the only DIY application creation platform that requires no coding to develop mobile applications on devices that run Windows Phone, Android and iOS, the most popular mobile operating systems in the world.
The consumerization of IT and the proliferation of mobile operating systems, from iPhone to Windows Phone to Android, means that companies and developers that want to create meaningful and rich mobile interactions on the exploding array of devices available to the marketplace today need to support multiple platforms for mobile applications.
To date, more than 3500 applications have been created using the AppMakr platform, including the very popular iTunes applications for the PGA Tour, the Perez Hilton blog, the Harvard Business Review, BBC, and PBS.
â€œMobile is the new frontier for news content, and our users rely on the PBS NewsHour app for news video, audio, and in-depth analysis,â€ said Travis Daub, creative Director of the PBS NewsHour. â€œNo segment of our audience is growing faster than mobile. Weâ€™re absolutely thrilled that AppMakr is extending support for Android and Windows Phone 7. We will be able to rapidly roll out new apps and updates to support even more devices, and greatly expand our mobile reach. â€
Unlike other mobile application platform providers, AppMakrâ€™s innovative and intuitive technology enables anyone, from highly-experienced and technically savvy developers to people with no development experience in all lines of businesses, to create both enterprise and consumer-facing native mobile applications in minutes, compile and then, upload the application to an application store like iTunes, Windows Phone Marketplace and Android Market at no charge.
â€œMobility has long passed the point of â€˜check-boxâ€™ for companies wishing to engage business users and consumers,â€ said Sean Shadmand, President, AppMakr. â€œThe mobile channel is the fastest growing new communication channel, and as it evolves, applications demand more collaborative and social components that enable rich and meaningful interactions. AppMakr is committed to the social evolution of mobility, and enabling anyone, regardless of job function or technical expertise, to turn their unique vision into reality.â€
All interested users are invited to participate in beta testing of the new AppMakr Android and Windows Phone functionality at no charge simply be registering for an Appmakr account at go.AppMakr.com/beta . General availability of the new platform support is scheduled for February 2011.
While many may complain Windows Phone 7 does not need these cookie-cutter-type applications, moves like these by a recognized service will make it all the more easy for a company looking for a mobile presence to add Windows Phone 7 support to both its iPhone and Android efforts, meaning increasing presence for Windows Phone 7, which is very important indeed.