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Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable

Airtable is an incredibly powerful tool for basic spreadsheet tasks used in your departments, especially if those spreadsheets are being shared and used by multiple departments. It's a better designed spreadsheet, [compared to] what Excel and Google Sheets offers. [It] has multiple view options so that each team can see the data in the way that makes the most sense for their team.
Adam Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

App Maker is exceptionally strong when you need things to just get done, but your internal development team has a full queue. Or maybe you don't even have an internal development team! If you need a check-in system, an applicant tracking system, an office cleaning checklist with notifications and reports, etc. you can use App Maker to throw something together and make sure your team can use it. You can also collaborate on it, so teams can make this part of their process improvement goals.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Airtable
8.0
Google App Maker
Task Management
Airtable
8.3
Google App Maker
Resource Management
Airtable
8.0
Google App Maker
Gantt Charts
Airtable
7.5
Google App Maker
Scheduling
Airtable
7.9
Google App Maker
Workflow Automation
Airtable
8.0
Google App Maker
Team Collaboration
Airtable
8.9
Google App Maker
Support for Agile Methodology
Airtable
7.8
Google App Maker
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Airtable
7.7
Google App Maker
Document Management
Airtable
7.9
Google App Maker
Email integration
Airtable
8.0
Google App Maker
Mobile Access
Airtable
8.0
Google App Maker
Timesheet Tracking
Airtable
7.8
Google App Maker
Change request and Case Management
Airtable
8.0
Google App Maker
Budget and Expense Management
Airtable
8.5
Google App Maker

Low-Code Development

Airtable
Google App Maker
9.3
Visual Modeling
Airtable
Google App Maker
8.0
Drag-and-drop Interfaces
Airtable
Google App Maker
9.0
Platform Security
Airtable
Google App Maker
10.0
Platform User Management
Airtable
Google App Maker
9.0
Reusability
Airtable
Google App Maker
10.0
Platform Scalability
Airtable
Google App Maker
10.0

Pros

Airtable

  • Airtable has the best customization features out there. They allow you to customize you spreadsheets or tables in a variety of formats. They allow you to customize a variety of field types, field sizes and various colors.
  • Airtable has a great collaboration feature that makes it easy to share and grant access to tables and a variety of information.
  • Airtable has great compatibilities that allows you to directly upload spreadsheets from excel into a customizable table.
  • Airtable is easy to teach and understand quickly, and does not take time for someone who is not technically advanced to understand
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

  • Minimal coding experience required. Javascript is a must-have, but the documentation is excellent, and once you're past the learning curve, it's great!
  • Great WYSIWYG editor. It's easy to see the layout and still have deep control over what you're putting together.
  • Excellent integrations with G Suite. There are methods built-in that allow you to easily authenticate and work with the G Suite APIs.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Airtable

  • Pricing model: we don't like how we have to pay per user.
  • Calendar view: we wish the calendar view was better, or if there were different types of calendar views. Right now there is just one.
  • Complicated: some parts of the app are a little complicated.
Brian Chung | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

  • Definitely not for beginners. App Maker certainly isn't usable by "everybody," but it's excellent for those who are willing to learn and get their hands dirty!
  • Experienced developers will have issues. The target user is someone who doesn't want to (or know how to) use something like App Engine or Kubernetes. People with more experience will certainly see limitations and find it difficult to use to the fullest extent.
  • Data sources can be iffy to manage. It used to be that App Maker would use a sheet or "Drive table" as a data source, but it now requires a GCP data source like CloudSQL.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Airtable

Airtable 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We will 10/10 renew the use of Airtable because it has brought great value to our team. Not only is Airtable affordable, but it's also user-friendly and helps our team be efficient. We no longer need to rely on Excel spreadsheets being passed from person to person via email. Furthermore, we aren't dealing with corrupt Excel spreadsheets and the need to salvage data when a file is accidentally altered.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Airtable

Airtable 8.7
Based on 21 answers
It's such a friendly program to use, and there's just so many resources available to people trying to learn it or build new things. Their support is great, and they make it easy to find answers to your questions. It's easy to use but difficult to master, that might be a better way to put it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Airtable

Airtable 8.0
Based on 58 answers
We find support easy to find, responsive and knowledgeable. In addition to a large selection of well-done help articles and webinars, there is a forum with quick support coming from Airtable staff and other users. We haven't had any issues in getting the information and support that we've needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

Google App Maker 6.0
Based on 1 answer
App Maker is a very "do it yourself" platform. There is a huge amount of documentation and plenty of examples to begin learning, plus a vast community support through StackOverflow that can assist anywhere that you're stuck, but the great thing is that it's all up to you. If there are specific features that don't work, Google is always there to help troubleshoot.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Airtable

Airtable 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Training all users was an important part of the implementation, which did take considerable time and effort. At first glance without training, the content calendar can be overwhelming because of the amount of data. The features within Airtable seem to be endless but our team was able to identify the most important to be successful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Airtable

Airtable combines the simplicity of a spreadsheet with the possibilities that come with a database, all within one tool. We have chosen it after a short evaluation. It is incredibly easy to use after a short training, making it a great tool compared to the typical spreadsheet-based apps.
Adam Farrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

App Maker is really kind of new in its own space. We haven't seen the level of functionality, nor the deep integrations, with anything else. It can replace a lot of products, and we've seen it in place in many applications across our organization, so it's been able to reduce our spend on products that offer specific functionality and still need to be customized.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Airtable

  • The ROI is simple: Airtable has created a more efficient workplace. We have fewer meetings, certainly. But any meetings we do have are much more efficient and impactful. Everyone walks in having used Airtable to prepare for the meeting (uploading needed docs, etc.), and the meeting is held using Airtable as the agenda. Airtable is updated and continues to be used after the meeting, so everyone stays on the same page.
  • Airtable also makes planning events much more streamlined. Contracts, rental agreements, rosters, etc. are uploaded. Dates are set with reminders. People know what they are responsible for planning the event and for what role they will play during the event.
Tyler Collum | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google App Maker

  • We have seen a reduction in time spent on manual processes by being able to automate functions in Google Sheets, take input with special functionality, and have App Maker do the work for us.
  • We have seen the internal development queue decrease, which allows us to focus on larger projects that couldn't be handled by App Maker.
  • We have seen ownership and process improvements increase in certain departments, as they are able to get to work themselves.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Google App Maker

Pricing Details

Airtable

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Airtable Editions & Modules

Edition
Plus$10.001
Pro$20.001
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. per month (billed annually)
Additional Pricing Details

Google App Maker

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Google App Maker Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Airtable
8.6
Google App Maker
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Airtable
10.0
Google App Maker

Usability

Airtable
8.7
Google App Maker

Support Rating

Airtable
8.0
Google App Maker
6.0

Implementation Rating

Airtable
9.0
Google App Maker

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