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What are the most used commerce SDKs in Android apps? We here at 42matters have pulled together a list of the 10 most popular commerce SDKs on the Android app market. This list is based on our analysis of the millions of mobile applications – and over 1,200 SDKs integrated into them – that constitute the vast inventory of the Google Play Store. The accompanying data provides readers with a glimpse into the rich mobile application insights generated by the 42matters technology. This data is also available via our API and Explorer.


For app builders seeking a commerce SDK to leverage in their app, this list outlines the most trusted options on the market. For SDK developers, it provides useful data on both competitors and potential customers. Finally, for market researchers, our list offers a tantalizing sample of the sort of market insights our technology can provide.

1) Google Play In-app billing


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 44% have Google Play In-app billing integrated, covering 64% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Google Play's billing system SDK is a service that enables you to sell digital products and content in your Android app.

APP SHARE

44%

TOTAL APPS

190.7k

APPLICATIONS

108.19k

GAMES

82.51k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

64%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

159.12b

APP DOWNLOADS

65.15b

GAME DOWNLOADS

93.98b


Browse all apps that have Google Play In-app billing integrated with our App Market Explorer.


2) Razorpay


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 17% have Razorpay integrated, covering 3% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Razorpay is a payment gateway SDK for digital and online payments. It enables businesses to accept payments from customers and automate payouts to vendors and employees.

APP SHARE

17%

TOTAL APPS

77.03k

APPLICATIONS

76.85k

GAMES

180

DOWNLOAD SHARE

3%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

7.65b

APP DOWNLOADS

7.58b

GAME DOWNLOADS

63.98m


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3) Stripe


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 17% have Stripe integrated, covering 2% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Stripe combines a payments platform with applications that put revenue data at the heart of business operations.

APP SHARE

17%

TOTAL APPS

74.45k

APPLICATIONS

74.09k

GAMES

359

DOWNLOAD SHARE

2%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

6.98b

APP DOWNLOADS

6.89b

GAME DOWNLOADS

89.62m


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4) Google Play License Verification Library


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 8% have Google Play License Verification Library integrated, covering 10% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Google Play License Verification Library SDK simplifies the process of adding licensing to your application and helps ensure a more secure, robust implementation for your application.

APP SHARE

8%

TOTAL APPS

36.73k

APPLICATIONS

23.89k

GAMES

12.85k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

10%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

25.94b

APP DOWNLOADS

6.3b

GAME DOWNLOADS

19.64b


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5) PayPal


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 8% have PayPal integrated, covering 1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

The PayPal SDK offers access to the PayPal online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders.

APP SHARE

8%

TOTAL APPS

35.6k

APPLICATIONS

35.46k

GAMES

144

DOWNLOAD SHARE

1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

2.77b

APP DOWNLOADS

2.71b

GAME DOWNLOADS

55.23m


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6) card.io


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 7% have card.io integrated, covering 2% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

The card.io SDK provides fast, easy credit card scanning in mobile apps.

APP SHARE

7%

TOTAL APPS

34.08k

APPLICATIONS

33.96k

GAMES

116

DOWNLOAD SHARE

2%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

7.18b

APP DOWNLOADS

7.12b

GAME DOWNLOADS

51.09m


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7) Braintree


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 7% have Braintree integrated, covering 4% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Braintree reaches more buyers and drives higher conversion. It is the only payments platform SDK that delivers PayPal, Venmo (in the US), credit and debit cards, and popular digital wallets like Apple Pay and Google Pay in a single, seamless integration.

APP SHARE

7%

TOTAL APPS

31.59k

APPLICATIONS

31.52k

GAMES

68

DOWNLOAD SHARE

4%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

10.79b

APP DOWNLOADS

10.77b

GAME DOWNLOADS

15.19m


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8) Anjlab Android In-App Billing v3


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 6% have Anjlab Android In-App Billing v3 integrated, covering 2% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Anjlab Android In-App Billing v3 is a simple, straight-forward implementation of the Android v3 In-app billing API / SDK. It supports in-App product purchases (both non-consumable and consumable) and subscriptions.

APP SHARE

6%

TOTAL APPS

27.24k

APPLICATIONS

25.17k

GAMES

2.08k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

2%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

6.28b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.48b

GAME DOWNLOADS

1.8b


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9) Paytm Mobile SDK


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 4% have Paytm Mobile SDK integrated, covering 1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Paytm Mobile SDK offers full-stack payments and financial solutions to consumers, offline merchants, and online platforms.

APP SHARE

4%

TOTAL APPS

20.45k

APPLICATIONS

20.33k

GAMES

126

DOWNLOAD SHARE

1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

4.28b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.17b

GAME DOWNLOADS

107.41m


Browse all apps that have Paytm Mobile SDK integrated with our App Market Explorer.


10) Amazon In-App Purchasing


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 3% have Amazon In-App Purchasing integrated, covering 10% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

In-App Purchasing (IAP) allows your app to present, process, and fulfill purchases of digital content and subscriptions within your app via SDK.

APP SHARE

3%

TOTAL APPS

16.85k

APPLICATIONS

8.87k

GAMES

7.98k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

10%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

27.19b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.04b

GAME DOWNLOADS

23.16b


Browse all apps that have Amazon In-App Purchasing integrated with our App Market Explorer.


Where does the data come from?

We at 42matters scan millions of iOS and Android applications upon their release and as they are updated. We maintain an always up-to-date list of SDKs installed in each application. The download numbers represent estimates. The data collected can be used to compare the distribution of SDKs by category (find the full list of SDKs per category here), and in this way provide a more rigorous understanding of the SDK market share within the broader mobile application landscape. Contact us if you want to learn more.


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