How much does it cost to make an app like a Tiktok?

There are hundreds of video apps available in the market or Google Play Store and Apple Store, YouTube, Vimeo, etc. but out of them, TikTok app is the most trending video app that has become popular in a very short time in various counties like India, USA, etc. Earlier it was known as “” and was then re-branded as Tiktok by the Chinese company ByteDance.

This application can be used by any individual irrespective of their age. We have noted some of the surprising points that you should know about the Tiktok App. Let’s see below:

  • TikTok is the 6th most downloaded app worldwide.
  • It has more than 500 million active app users worldwide.
  • Around 800 million app installations have taken place till now.
  • Around 10 million viewers daily visit the app.
  • TikTok is available in 75 languages.
  • Users spend an average of 52 minutes per day on TikTok.

Tiktok App Developing Cost:

We can’t say the exact mobile app development cost for short video app or music streaming app like Tiktok, but as per the IT companies survey, we can estimate the average cost of app development to be around $5,000 – $1,00,000. The cost to develop a mobile app like Tiktok depends on the features and complexity of the app, which can make the development cost vary.

  • On average, the cost of development is around $5,000 – $25000 with some basic functionality for a single platform.
  • The cost of developing a music app like the Tiktok may rise to $35000 -$50000 for various platforms like Android and iOS in India with medium features.
  • If you want to make an app like Tiktok with the advanced features it will cost around $80,000 to $100,000.

Country-wise App Development Cost:

When you decided to make an app like Tiktok then the location is important because every country has its own app developing cost. Let’s see the app-building cost for some of the countries.

  • North America: $150 – $168
  • UK: $60 – &70
  • Australia: $100 – $110
  • Eastern Europe: $30 – $40
  • India: $20 – $30

Key Features & Functionalities of TikTok App:

  • Login & Splash Screen
  • A Simple User Interface and easy App Navigation
  • Commenting and Hearts:
  • Sharing video functionality
  • Face Filters and Effects
  • Real-time notifications
  • Upload Video and Sound
  • Duet Option
  • Video Editing
  • User’s profile customization

Which is a better option to develop a TikTok App – Mobile App Development Company or Freelancer?

There are two options available in the market, first is hiring a mobile app development company and second is Hire Freelancers. They have their own benefits of working but to choose the best out of both depends upon your budget and credibility. If asked, I would suggest opting for a mobile app development company as they have experienced designers, developers & testers who have vast industry experience and know-how about the latest technologies and tools. Hiring a mobile app development company may increase your estimated budget but you will be assured of getting results as per your vision.

Read More: How Much Does it Cost to Make a Mobile App in 2020?


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