Apportable vs JUCE: What are the differences?
Developers describe Apportable as "Objective-C for Android". Apportable lets you cross-compile your iOS app and re-use the same code across platforms. On the other hand, JUCE is detailed as "Deliver music applications on all main platforms, with high performances and professional tools". It is a C++ framework for low-latency applications, with cross-platform GUI libraries to get your apps running on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android.
Apportable and JUCE are primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" and "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Apportable are:
- Apportable compiles your app to run natively on Android, with speed and playability that rivals the iOS version
- We bake in performance optimizations for the latest devices and firmware updates, and Android-specific functionality such as "Lights Out" mode, hardware specific buttons, and more
On the other hand, JUCE provides the following key features:
- For desktop and mobile
- Building powerful and complex applications
- User Interface & Graphics
JUCE is an open source tool with 1.66K GitHub stars and 682 GitHub forks. Here's a link to JUCE's open source repository on GitHub.