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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 41% have Google Play In-app billing integrated, covering 63% 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

41%

TOTAL APPS

185.74k

APPLICATIONS

107.11k

GAMES

78.63k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

63%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

156.19b

APP DOWNLOADS

66.27b

GAME DOWNLOADS

89.92b


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 19% 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

19%

TOTAL APPS

88.42k

APPLICATIONS

88.22k

GAMES

199

DOWNLOAD SHARE

3%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

8.65b

APP DOWNLOADS

8.52b

GAME DOWNLOADS

124.41m


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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

79.88k

APPLICATIONS

79.49k

GAMES

389

DOWNLOAD SHARE

2%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

7.06b

APP DOWNLOADS

6.96b

GAME DOWNLOADS

93.44m


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4) card.io


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 8% 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

8%

TOTAL APPS

37.68k

APPLICATIONS

37.56k

GAMES

120

DOWNLOAD SHARE

2%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

7.2b

APP DOWNLOADS

7.14b

GAME DOWNLOADS

53.48m


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5) PayPal


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 8% have PayPal integrated, covering 3% 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

37.17k

APPLICATIONS

37.01k

GAMES

156

DOWNLOAD SHARE

3%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

7.46b

APP DOWNLOADS

7.39b

GAME DOWNLOADS

69.34m


Browse all apps that have PayPal integrated with our App Market Explorer.


6) 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

36.56k

APPLICATIONS

23.64k

GAMES

12.93k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

10%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

26.35b

APP DOWNLOADS

6.09b

GAME DOWNLOADS

20.27b


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7) Braintree


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 6% 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

6%

TOTAL APPS

31.31k

APPLICATIONS

31.24k

GAMES

68

DOWNLOAD SHARE

4%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

11.59b

APP DOWNLOADS

11.57b

GAME DOWNLOADS

17.39m


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8) Anjlab Android In-App Billing v3


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 5% 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

5%

TOTAL APPS

25.75k

APPLICATIONS

23.58k

GAMES

2.17k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

2%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

6.16b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.37b

GAME DOWNLOADS

1.8b


Browse all apps that have Anjlab Android In-App Billing v3 integrated with our App Market Explorer.


9) Paytm Mobile SDK


Out of all apps that use commerce SDKs 5% 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

5%

TOTAL APPS

23.32k

APPLICATIONS

23.19k

GAMES

128

DOWNLOAD SHARE

1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

4.66b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.54b

GAME DOWNLOADS

117.58m


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 11% 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

17.34k

APPLICATIONS

9.46k

GAMES

7.88k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

11%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

27.18b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.12b

GAME DOWNLOADS

23.06b


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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