Zoho Creator

About Zoho Creator

Zoho Creator is an all-in-one low-code application development software platform that is designed to help businesses digitize their operations without the hassle of traditional development.

Zoho Creator's powerful tools for data collection and management, analysis, reporting, and collaboration make it the smart choice for small to large organizations to run their business online, without any additional costs, infrastructure, or software.

More than 13,000 businesses with an excess of 7 million users around the world trust us to be their technology partner. Don't let complex-looking workflows and business rules scare you.

Zoho Creator offers a first-of-its-kind drag-n-drop interface to create tables/forms, design, schedule workflows, and perform a variety of automated actions.

Zoho Creator is completely non-programmer-friendly. Use the intuitive and feature-rich platform to build your custom database applications. Just write your business rules and let the software handle deployment and hosting. You can create your own forms/tables afresh or import data from standard formats (.xls .csv .mdb) and get your database application online within minutes, really!

Pricing starting from:

USD 8.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Zoho Creator

  • Zero Infrastructure

    When you use Zoho Creator you don't have to worry about anything technical - you can just create your databases and put them into production right away. We take care of all the security, uptime, backups and upgrades. You can stay focused on what you're good at and we'll handle the rest.

  • Mobile Apps for iOS, Android

    Any app created on Zoho Creator is readily available as a mobile app with no mobile-specific development. Your team members and clients can also download the Zoho Creator mobile app and can access real-time data all the time. Zoho Creator helps you to stay connected to your data all the time.

  • Time to Market

    Zoho Creator provides a flexible and easy-to-use platform to build databases over the web that significantly reduces the development time. Zoho Creator helps you achieve your time to market by offering intuitive drag-and-drop interface to build forms/tables without coding. You can create your database either by importing data from your spreadsheet or from your MS Access database (.mdb) file.

  • No Database Complexities

    Zoho Creator platform takes away all the database complexities with creating tables, modifying the structure of the tables and maintenance headaches like - Storage, Availability and Security. Zoho Creator offers admin(who creates) flexibility to modify table attributes and transform both data and table structure, while allowing users(who access) full access to the database. All the changes and modification are made instantly without any delay or patch.

  • Flexible and Agile Development Process

    Zoho Creator offers intuitive drag-and-drop interface to create tables/Forms and add business rules. You can build custom databases without coding. Zoho Creator's flexible and scalable approach enables admin to modify the structure of the database and the data while allowing users full access to the database. You can create custom databases in quick time that scales with your businesses.

  • Workflow and Business Rules over the web

    Zoho Creator is incorporated with Deluge Script, a easy-to-use scripting language that lets users to design business workflows and perform a variety of automated actions based on the criteria specified. No programming skills required, just drag-and-drop actions, triggers. Deluge Script makes it easy to create powerful database apps quickly.

  • Secure Database Hosting

    Zoho Creator platform provides highly available, scalable and secure hosting infrastructure. All Zoho Creator applications and the informations within the application are remotely stored and hosted on Zoho web servers, which are monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We employ industry-standard practices like SSL encryption, around-the-clock security of our data center, back-up and recovery systems. Refer the Zoho FAQ section for more info

  • Active Developer Community

    Zoho Creator has built a strong community of independent developers and ISV's who can help you in your database development process. Zoho Creator Forum is the place to share knowledge, ideas with each other and also to post questions, issues and get help from the experts. Zoho Creator team (the guys behind the platform) also pitch-in to provide solution and help you to solver your problem.

  • Typical Customers

    • Freelancers
    • Small Businesses (2-50)
    • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
    • Large enterprises (500 and more)


    • Cloud-based
    • On-premises


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    Supported Languages

    English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and 1 others

    Pricing starting from:

    USD 8.00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription


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    Total features of Zoho Creator: 190

    • 3PL Management
    • AI-assisted Development
    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Accounting
    • Accounting Integration
    • Active Directory Integration
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Tracking
    • Activity/News Feed
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Application Management
    • Approval Process Control
    • Asset Tracking
    • Attendee Management
    • Audit Management
    • Audit Trail
    • Authentication
    • Automatic Backup
    • Backup and Recovery
    • Barcode Recognition
    • Barcode/Ticket Scanning
    • Barcoding/RFID
    • Business Process Automation
    • Business Process Control
    • CRM
    • Calendar Management
    • Change Management
    • Channel Management
    • Client Portal
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Collaborative Development
    • Commenting/Notes
    • Communication Management
    • Compatibility Testing
    • Compliance Management
    • Compliance Tracking
    • Configurable Workflow
    • Configuration Management
    • Contact Management
    • Content Library
    • Contract/License Management
    • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
    • Cost Tracking
    • Credit Check
    • Cross Docking
    • Custom Development
    • Customer Database
    • Customisable Branding
    • Customisable Dashboard
    • Customisable Forms
    • Customizable Fields
    • Customizable Reports
    • Customizable Templates
    • Data Aggregation and Publishing
    • Data Dictionary Management
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Migration
    • Data Modeling
    • Data Replication
    • Data Storage Management
    • Data Virtualization
    • Data Visualization
    • Database Conversion
    • Debugging
    • Delivery Tracking
    • Demand Forecasting
    • Deployment Management
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Distribution Management
    • Document Management
    • Document Storage
    • Drag & Drop
    • ERP
    • Email Alerts
    • Email Management
    • Email Marketing
    • Employee Database
    • Employee Directory
    • Employee Onboarding
    • Employee Portal
    • Event Scheduling
    • Expense Tracking
    • Faculty/Staff Management
    • Feedback Management
    • File Management
    • File Sharing
    • Financial Reporting
    • Fleet Management
    • Forms Creation & Design
    • Forms Management
    • Graphical User Interface
    • Graphical Workflow Editor
    • HR Management
    • IT Incident Management
    • Import/Export Management
    • Incident Reporting
    • Integrated Development Environment
    • Integrations Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Inventory Tracking
    • Investigation Management
    • Invoice Management
    • Iteration Management
    • Knowledge Management
    • Lead Management
    • Lease Tracking
    • Lifecycle Management
    • Maintenance Management
    • Maintenance Scheduling
    • Mobile Access
    • Mobile Development
    • Monitoring
    • Multi-Channel Communication
    • Multi-Currency
    • Multi-Language
    • Multi-Location
    • Multiple Programming Languages Supported
    • NOSQL Database Management
    • No-Code
    • OSHA Compliance
    • Offboarding
    • Onboarding
    • Online Payments
    • Order Entry
    • Order Management
    • Order Processing
    • Order Tracking
    • Performance Analysis
    • Performance Metrics
    • Performance Monitoring
    • Pre-built Templates
    • Process Change Tracking
    • Process Modeling & Designing
    • Procurement Management
    • Project Management
    • Project Workflow
    • Projections
    • Purchase Order Management
    • Purchasing & Receiving
    • Real Time Analytics
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Real Time Updates
    • Registration Management
    • Relational Database Management
    • Reminders
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Requirements Management
    • Requisition Management
    • Returns Management
    • Safety Incident Management
    • Sales Forecasting
    • Sales Orders
    • Self Service Portal
    • Shipping Management
    • Single Sign On
    • Software Development
    • Source Control
    • Sourcing Management
    • Status Tracking
    • Strategic Planning
    • Supplier Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Support Ticket Management
    • Surveys & Feedback
    • Task Management
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Tax Management
    • Templates
    • Tenant Portal
    • Tenant Tracking
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Transaction History
    • Transaction Monitoring
    • Transportation Management
    • Vacancy Management
    • Vendor Master Data Management
    • Vendor Payment
    • Version Control
    • Visual Modeling
    • Warehouse Management
    • Web App Development
    • Web Forms
    • Web/Mobile App Development
    • Website Management
    • Work Order Management
    • Workflow Configuration
    • Workflow Management


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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    We created a custom CRM using ZOHO CREATOR

    Reviewed on 04/12/2018

    If i could give this app 11 stars, i would. It really is one of the best CRM custom creators I have...

    If i could give this app 11 stars, i would. It really is one of the best CRM custom creators I have come accross.


    We enlisted the help of a zoho developer to help us create a custom CRM for our commercial energy brokerage. The cloud-based app along with an android app along with speed of access makes this application the go-to app for our CRM needs.


    It is written using a coding language called Deluge. It is not simple and as such i would advise enlisting the help of a zoho coding expert. Zoho have a list of developers who can help.

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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Powerful App Builder for Non-Programmers

    Reviewed on 13/10/2018

    We have used Zoho Creator for both internal and public facing apps. It is probably the quickest way...

    We have used Zoho Creator for both internal and public facing apps. It is probably the quickest way to get data collection forms on a web page. Power users can make use of Zoho Creator for simple data collection and reporting apps that need more than a spreadsheet but don't warrant the involvement of the development team. Great value, especially when included as part of the Zoho One bundle.

    Good solution for the right business applications.


    While there is a bit of a learning curve, Zoho Creator can be used by non-programmers to create quite sophisticated applications using a drag and drop form builder and report builder. There is also a scripting language for more sophisticated requirements, but many simple apps can be created with no coding at all. Customer support is generally good and responsive. If you are already familiar with other Zoho products (CRM, Survey, Forms etc.) you should be able to get productive right away.


    Can be tricky to brand exactly as you might like; lots of settings and interface isn't as intuitive as it could be. You'll likely want some oversight from the development team for anything that will be public facing, but that would be the case for any app in the wild.

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    Great for Prototyping Application, Too Slow for Business Use

    Reviewed on 23/11/2015

    I started using Zoho as a quick way to prototype an application. It took a few weeks to build an...

    I started using Zoho as a quick way to prototype an application. It took a few weeks to build an application that would have taken months in .Net and SQL. My customer loved the application and wanted to use the prototype right off the bat.

    The service generally runs fast, however in the afternoons here in the US, the service can grind to a halt. Form loading goes from seconds to minutes. These are serious problems that made me wish I had stuck to using Zoho strictly as a prototype.


    Great interface, email and text integration.


    1) Speed is too slow for "real" business use.
    2) On premise application is forever stuck in Beta, there is no choice but to use Zoho's slow servers.
    3) URL and mobile app customization is not possible.

    Response from Zoho

    Thank you for giving Zoho Creator a try. We believe the issue faced by you could be specific to your Zoho Creator application as we haven't had reports of latency from other users. The sluggishness experienced by you in accessing Creator Form especially during a certain time of the day is something that we would like to look into further.

    Could you email form details of your Zoho Creator app to [email protected]/[email protected], please? The team over here would like to ascertain the reasons for the latency issue and revert with possible solutions, if any.

    Zoho Creator

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    • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Ideal for developing very specific applications

    Reviewed on 20/06/2022


    I really like that by collecting data with Zoho Creator forms it is much easier to organize and analyze the information to suit your work process. Create simple apps without the need for a developer, or build complex apps to meet your specific business process needs.


    Zoho Creator needs to have better training tools for non-developers and its interface could be more intuitive to improve user experience.

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    • Industry: Banking
    • Company size: 51–200 Employees
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Cost-effective App Builder

    Reviewed on 21/01/2019

    Fantastic experience with Zoho Creator. Easy to use and cost-effective.

    Fantastic experience with Zoho Creator. Easy to use and cost-effective.


    Zoho Creator is an effective tool for building applications for your business. We like using it because we do not have to be experienced in programming and other sophisticated tools to start using it for building apps. The apps we always build with Zoho Creator are great and they boost our daily operations.


    Unreliable customer care support team. No other valid reason to complain about Zoho Creator because it has been good to our team.

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    Zoho Creator FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Zoho Creator.

    Zoho Creator offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: USD 8.00/month
    • Pricing model: Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Flexible Users Plan : STANDARD - $8/user/month/annually (Create your first app) PROFESSIONAL - $20/user/month billed annually (Create apps for your team/department) ENTERPRISE - $25 /user/month billed annually (Create core software solutions for your organization)

    Zoho Creator has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

    Zoho Creator supports the following languages:

    English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

    Zoho Creator supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Zoho Creator integrates with the following applications:

    Box, Dropbox Business, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Workspace, OneDrive, PayPal, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Twilio, WordPress, Zoho Analytics, Zoho Billing, Zoho Books, Zoho CRM, Zoho Desk, Zoho Invoice, Zoho Recruit

    Zoho Creator offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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