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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) Google Firebase


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 89% have Google Firebase integrated, covering 92% 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

89%

TOTAL APPS

2.02m

APPLICATIONS

1.77m

GAMES

251.41k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

92%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

688.53b

APP DOWNLOADS

476b

GAME DOWNLOADS

212.16b


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


2) Firebase Crashlytics Fabric


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 20% have Firebase Crashlytics Fabric integrated, covering 33% 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

20%

TOTAL APPS

453.87k

APPLICATIONS

427.21k

GAMES

26.67k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

33%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

247.55b

APP DOWNLOADS

171.47b

GAME DOWNLOADS

76.03b


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


3) Google Analytics


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 18% have Google Analytics integrated, covering 27% 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

18%

TOTAL APPS

426.84k

APPLICATIONS

375.76k

GAMES

51.08k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

27%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

208.34b

APP DOWNLOADS

162.3b

GAME DOWNLOADS

45.96b


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


4) Fabric Answers


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 8% have Fabric Answers integrated, covering 5% 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

8%

TOTAL APPS

185.17k

APPLICATIONS

174.99k

GAMES

10.17k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

5%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

41.04b

APP DOWNLOADS

28.4b

GAME DOWNLOADS

12.64b


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


5) Flurry Analytics


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 6% have Flurry Analytics integrated, covering 6% 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

146.03k

APPLICATIONS

136.39k

GAMES

9.64k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

6%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

47.56b

APP DOWNLOADS

24.01b

GAME DOWNLOADS

23.55b


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6) Moat


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 3% have Moat integrated, covering 17% 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

3%

TOTAL APPS

70.29k

APPLICATIONS

35.52k

GAMES

34.77k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

17%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

129.33b

APP DOWNLOADS

42.98b

GAME DOWNLOADS

86.06b


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


7) Amplitude


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 2% 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

2%

TOTAL APPS

50.11k

APPLICATIONS

46.93k

GAMES

3.18k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

9.85b

APP DOWNLOADS

5.61b

GAME DOWNLOADS

4.24b


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8) AltBeacon by Radius Networks


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

Radius Networks is a location-based transaction platform SDK. The Radius Networks leverages access points to identify customer location to enable efficient order delivery, proximity messaging, and tracking.

APP SHARE

1%

TOTAL APPS

44.03k

APPLICATIONS

42.47k

GAMES

1.57k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

<1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

2.85b

APP DOWNLOADS

2.7b

GAME DOWNLOADS

149.4m


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9) AppsFlyer


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 1% have AppsFlyer integrated, covering 17% 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

1%

TOTAL APPS

42.49k

APPLICATIONS

24.89k

GAMES

17.6k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

17%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

127.77b

APP DOWNLOADS

71.75b

GAME DOWNLOADS

55.69b


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


10) ACRA


Out of all apps that use analytics SDKs 1% 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

1%

TOTAL APPS

38.13k

APPLICATIONS

35.92k

GAMES

2.22k

DOWNLOAD SHARE

<1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

4.56b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.24b

GAME DOWNLOADS

315.01m


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


11) 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

22.82k

APPLICATIONS

22.79k

GAMES

36

DOWNLOAD SHARE

<1%

TOTAL DOWNLOADS

4.62b

APP DOWNLOADS

4.44b

GAME DOWNLOADS

152.47m


Browse all apps that have New Relic 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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