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Top 15 Analytics SDKs Used in Android Apps


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We at 42matters have run the numbers and determined the 15 most widely leveraged analytics SDKs available on the Android app market. In order to compile our rankings, we used our technology to analyze the millions of mobile applications, and the 1,200+ SDKs integrated into them, that constitute the Google Play Store inventory. This data also gives readers a sneak peak into the rich mobile application insights generated by the 42matters technology. This data is also available via our API and Explorer.


The intended purpose of this article is to assist app builders in their search for the perfect analytics SDK to leverage in their app, as well as to give SDK developers insight into their biggest competitors and potential customers. Furthermore, this list provides market researchers with an intriguing look at the prolific and highly malleable data collected by our technology.

1) Firebase


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 78% have Firebase integrated, covering 84% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform SDK that gives app builders the ability to develop their apps faster, without worrying about infrastructure. It includes functionalities like analytics, databases, messaging and crash reporting so developers can move quickly and focus on their users.

APP SHARE

78%

TOTAL APPS

1.26m

APPLICATIONS

1.09m

GAMES

171.24k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

84%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

349.26b

APP DOWNLOADS

248.72b

GAME DOWNLOADS

100.54b


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


2) Google Analytics


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 35% have Google Analytics integrated, covering 43% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Google Analytics is an analytics SDK that enables app developers to measure user interactions on their app. It is designed to give developers the tools necessary to collect, configure, and analyze data in order to reach the right audience.

APP SHARE

35%

TOTAL APPS

562.21k

APPLICATIONS

469.4k

GAMES

92.81k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

43%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

181.5b

APP DOWNLOADS

136.27b

GAME DOWNLOADS

45.23b


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


3) Fabric Crashlytics


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 16% have Fabric Crashlytics integrated, covering 27% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Fabric Crashlytics is the most powerful, lightest weight crash reporting SDK on the market. App developers that leverage Fabric Crashlytics are able to spend less time finding crashes and more time fixing them.

APP SHARE

16%

TOTAL APPS

266.91k

APPLICATIONS

251.17k

GAMES

15.74k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

27%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

114.32b

APP DOWNLOADS

87.43b

GAME DOWNLOADS

26.89b


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


4) Fabric Answers


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 14% have Fabric Answers integrated, covering 20% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Fabric Answers is a mobile analytics SDK. It gives app developers the ability to enable real-time analytics that provide insights into their core goals, such as growth, retention, and engagement.

APP SHARE

14%

TOTAL APPS

226.36k

APPLICATIONS

212.61k

GAMES

13.75k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

20%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

83.76b

APP DOWNLOADS

60.34b

GAME DOWNLOADS

23.42b


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5) Flurry


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 6% have Flurry integrated, covering 12% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Flurry is an analytics SDK provided by Yahoo. It operates under the premise that the right data can help developers answer the hardest questions and optimize their app experience. Flurry mobile app analytics can help developers by analyzing activity across their app portfolio.

APP SHARE

6%

TOTAL APPS

109.44k

APPLICATIONS

93.95k

GAMES

15.49k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

12%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

51.26b

APP DOWNLOADS

23.58b

GAME DOWNLOADS

27.68b


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6) Moat


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 4% have Moat integrated, covering 22% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Moat is an always-on analytics SDK that gives developers the ability to measure real-time attention analytics across multiple platforms.

APP SHARE

4%

TOTAL APPS

75.25k

APPLICATIONS

38.71k

GAMES

36.54k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

22%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

93.65b

APP DOWNLOADS

34.13b

GAME DOWNLOADS

59.52b


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7) ACRA


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 3% have ACRA integrated, covering <1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

ACRA is an analytics SDK that provides application crash reports for Android apps. By alerting developers to the existence of bugs, and giving them the tools to fix them, ACRA can be used to build quality apps that get good reviews.

APP SHARE

3%

TOTAL APPS

60.08k

APPLICATIONS

56.81k

GAMES

3.28k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

<1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

4.07b

APP DOWNLOADS

3.82b

GAME DOWNLOADS

245.66m


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


8) AppsFlyer


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 2% have AppsFlyer integrated, covering 14% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

AppsFlyer is an attribution SDK that provides advertisers with conversion data for their user acquisition and retention campaigns. Via the AppsFlyer dashboard, advertisers are able to monitor which media source was responsible for mobile activity and use this data to optimize their advertising budget.

APP SHARE

2%

TOTAL APPS

45.83k

APPLICATIONS

36.9k

GAMES

8.94k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

14%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

58.23b

APP DOWNLOADS

35.32b

GAME DOWNLOADS

22.92b


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


9) Integral Ad Science (IAS)


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 2% have Integral Ad Science (IAS) integrated, covering 10% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Integral Ad Science provides an SDK that allows developers to analyze the value of digital advertising placements. Integral Ad Science implements a True Advertising Quality (TRAQ) score which assigns value to media by assessing: brand safety, ad fraud, page content and structure, time viewed, share of view, ad clutter, etc.

APP SHARE

2%

TOTAL APPS

41.22k

APPLICATIONS

24.21k

GAMES

17.01k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

10%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

42.79b

APP DOWNLOADS

21.03b

GAME DOWNLOADS

21.76b


Browse all apps that have Integral Ad Science (IAS) integrated with our App Market Explorer.


10) Google Tag Manager


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 2% have Google Tag Manager integrated, covering <1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Google Tag Manager is a free SDK that allows app builders to manage their tags without editing code. Google Tag Manager delivers simple, reliable, easily integrated tag management

APP SHARE

2%

TOTAL APPS

38.32k

APPLICATIONS

33.64k

GAMES

4.68k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

<1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

3.74b

APP DOWNLOADS

1.95b

GAME DOWNLOADS

1.79b


Browse all apps that have Google Tag Manager integrated with our App Market Explorer.


11) Amplitude


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 1% have Amplitude integrated, covering 1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

The Amplitude SDK helps app builders create enjoyable customer experiences by providing in-depth insight into user behaviors across the customer journey. It enables developers to understand their users, rapidly improve product experience, and grow their business.

APP SHARE

1%

TOTAL APPS

26.59k

APPLICATIONS

25.08k

GAMES

1.51k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

4.16b

APP DOWNLOADS

2.61b

GAME DOWNLOADS

1.56b


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


12) New Relic


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 1% have New Relic integrated, covering <1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

New Relic offers real-time insights for the modern enterprise via their cloud-based platform SDK. New Relic gives developers, engineers, operations, and management a clear view of what’s happening in today’s complex software environments.

APP SHARE

1%

TOTAL APPS

23.39k

APPLICATIONS

23.33k

GAMES

60

DOWNLOAD SHARE

<1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

3.3b

APP DOWNLOADS

3.16b

GAME DOWNLOADS

140.36m


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


13) Mixpanel


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 1% have Mixpanel integrated, covering 1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Mixpanel is an SDK that gives app builders the ability to grow their business by helping them understand why users convert, engage, and retain. Developers can use Mixpanel to analyze user behavior across their sites and apps, then send messages and run experiments based on what they learn.

APP SHARE

1%

TOTAL APPS

18.33k

APPLICATIONS

18.04k

GAMES

293

DOWNLOAD SHARE

1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

4.77b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.27b

GAME DOWNLOADS

503.61m


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


14) Branch - Tune


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs <1% have Branch - Tune integrated, covering 2% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Branch is an industry-leading mobile measurement and deep linking platform. The Branch SDK was designed to increase mobile revenue with enterprise-grade links built to acquire, engage, and measure across all devices, channels, and platforms.

APP SHARE

<1%

TOTAL APPS

13.38k

APPLICATIONS

12.89k

GAMES

489

DOWNLOAD SHARE

2%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

11.35b

APP DOWNLOADS

9.96b

GAME DOWNLOADS

1.4b


Browse all apps that have Branch - Tune integrated with our App Market Explorer.


15) Countly


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs <1% have Countly integrated, covering <1% of app downloads in that sdk segment.

Countly is an analytics platform to understand your customer journeys in web, desktop and mobile applications. Besides the usual analytics features Countly can be installed on your own servers allowing to retain all the collected data.

APP SHARE

<1%

TOTAL APPS

11.3k

APPLICATIONS

11.21k

GAMES

89

DOWNLOAD SHARE

<1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

594.39m

APP DOWNLOADS

520.06m

GAME DOWNLOADS

74.33m


Browse all apps that have Countly 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, 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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