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Find Your App... Or Your Competitors'

Applause Analytics crawls nearly two million apps across the app stores. And your data is just a few clicks away. Stop the opinion-based debates about what's working and what's not and let your users speak for themselves. It's easy to get started. Just type an app's name and you're on your way.

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Sample App Scores

Know Your Score

The Applause Score is a 0-100 number (100 is phenomenally good; zero is... not) that considers all the reviews and ratings for that app. Analyzing more than 100 million reviews and weighting them within their app store category, the Applause Score provides an accurate gauge of how your app is perceived by users.

We look at all the past versions of an app, and as soon as we have statistically sufficient data we calculate your Applause Score. Why do we care if there's enough data? Well, we're more interested in getting your Applause Score right than right now.

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Attributes Show What Users Think Of Your App

When your users write a review in one of the app stores, Applause Analytics evaluates what the user had to say and classifies the language they use. After pouring through months of data, the Applause Analytics team determined ten key attributes to reflect user sentiment, app quality and app store success.

Learn more about each of the attributes below and be sure to find out how your app stacks up. Applause Analytics shows you where your app shines and where it needs work.

  • Usability
  • Performance
  • Stability
  • Security
  • Elegance
  • Interoperability
  • Pricing
  • Satisfaction
  • Content
  • Privacy
  • Usability

    Is your app easy to use? Obvious and intuitive? How is the experience on devices large and small? Can your users discover features and "just get it" within in the first few taps or swipes?

    1/10
  • Performance

    Speed is everything on mobile. Slow launch times or network speed can ruin the experience. Make things faster, or make them look and feel faster!

    2/10
  • Stability

    If your app crashes, especially if the freeze or hang results in the user losing data or time, it can be a huge detriment to your reviews.

    3/10
  • Security

    Perception is as important as reality when it comes to user sentiment around security. Are there issue with users logging on or resetting passwords?

    4/10
  • Elegance

    The elegance of your app's user interface is very important on mobile. How attractive, cool or slick is your app’s design? Does it cause users to brag about it to their friends?

    5/10
  • Interoperability

    Interaction with the device, camera, other apps and services, or audio and video output issues can be frustrating to users. Understand how your app interacts with everything outside of your app.

    6/10
  • Pricing

    Even great apps get poor reviews if they're too expensive. Acceptable price and value is in the eye of the beholder. Take note of competitive app pricing. And remember, even if your app is free, there is an underlying "cost" to your users. Be sure to consider the perception of the "cost" of ads.

    7/10
  • Satisfaction

    Your app may be fast, reliable and secure, but does it make people happy? Is it fun or even healthily addictive to users?

    8/10
  • Content

    Ads, incorrect data or content download issues can seriously affect users perception of app quality. How accurate and relevant is an app’s data to the user? If the app was localized or translated, does it match users’ locations and cultures?

    9/10
  • Privacy

    Even the perception of privacy issues can cause alarm. Do you ask for more information than you need? Does the app link to questionable external content or appear to be fraudulent or deceptive?

    10/10

Smart Clusters And Top Issues Focus Your Attention Where It's Needed Most

We get it. You're busy making your apps even better. But you need to make time for your users. So we've done the heavy-lifting for you. Instead of you having to comb through the laundry list of reviews, come up with an organization system and hope to address the issues at some point, Applause Analytics distills the mountain of data into smart clusters.

Now you'll know what commonalities are appearing in your reviews so you can focus your attention where it needs to be, delighting your users. Of course, you don't just have to take our word for it, click into a cluster to see what your users are saying for yourself. And with the Top Issues list, you'll be able to see the most recent and frequent issues plaguing your apps today.

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Connect With Our Robust API

If you're already using a business intelligence or application lifecycle management system to monitor your apps, we've made it easy for you to access and incorporate Applause Analytics data into your existing dashboard. Start a conversation with us about API access today to learn how to get the most out of an integration.

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See How You Stack Up On The App Radar

Knowing how your apps stack up to each other and to your competition enables you to delegate your resources efficiently. Maybe you need to spend a little more time on usability but your content is rock solid. Did the last update where you introduced ads drive the value of your app down compared to the competition? Now you can get a quick view all in one chart. The App Radar lets you plot the attributes of any apps you choose.

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Stay Up To Date With Alerts

Curious when users are mentioning your website in your app reviews or if they're talking about your competitor or new interface? Applause Analytics gives you the power to set custom alerts so you can receive a daily download of the reviews that are most important to you.