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Apps Like TikTok? Best Alternatives Review- Chingari, Roposo, Mitron, etc.

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TikTok alternatives are booming. There has been a rush to download similar short video apps (Chingari, Trell, Roposo, Moj, etc.). Here are the top reviews.

TikTok alternatives are booming. There has been a rush to download similar short video apps (Chingari, Trell, Roposo, Moj, etc.). Here are the top reviews.

The short video app creation market is getting increasingly crowded with new entrants every day.

But, which app has the best product roadmap? Which app has the best overall vision? Only time will tell. Till then, it is great to witness intense competition amongst all the players.

Competition is a great thing as only the best and the strongest apps survive.

It is also great for the overall app ecosystem that there is so much activity in the industry, that many small apps are getting a taste of the limelight.

TikTok alternatives are booming. There has been a rush to download similar short video apps (Chingari, Trell, Roposo, Moj, etc.). Here are the top reviews.

Interestingly, there is now also a rush to onboard the best creators and the best influencers.

Each app is trying to outdo the other by making sure they are able to sign exclusive contracts with some of the top short video creators and influencers.

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TikTok Alternatives – List

With TikTok getting banned in India and potentially elsewhere, there has been a spike in the downloads of short video apps on both the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

Let us look a closer look at each app like TikTok.

These apps are all either in the introduction stage or the growth stage as per the product life cycle (PLC).

Given the surge in popularity, there is a good chance that all of these apps like TikTok will avoid the list of the top product fails of all time.

For the purposes of this article, we will be reviewing the following top TikTok alternatives –

  • Chingari
  • Trell
  • Roposo
  • Mitron
  • ShareChat Moj
  • Dubsmash
  • Triller

TikTok Alternatives – Detailed

Let us now look at each app individually.

We will be covering the popularity across both the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

This method will help us get a better idea by taking a diverse user base independent of the underlying platform.

Each app has its pros and cons.

This article also considers user ratings across the Google and Apple ecosystems.

However, keep in mind that some apps have a very low user base on either one of the ecosystems, and hence the ratings for that ecosystem need to be taken with a pinch of salt.

Chingari

Google Play Review Count – ‎124,170

Google Play Rating – 4.0

Apple App Store Review Count – 2,839

Apple App Store Rating – 3.7

The Chingari app pays the short video creator actual money for the popularity of their videos. They popularity is measured by a points system. This is thus a great app for influencers.

This app received more than 550,000 downloads in a matter of just 10 days.

The Chingari app pays the short video creator actual money for the popularity of their videos. They popularity is measured by a points system. This is thus a great app for influencers.

The app also offers games and news.

Sumit Ghosh, CTO at Chingari is also planning a revenue sharing model with top creators to make sure that Chingari becomes the platform of choice.

This app is a great example of a new entrant disrupting an entire ecosystem. Something that Elon Musk is great at doing.

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Trell

Google Play Review Count – ‎76,694

Google Play Rating – 4.4

Apple App Store Review Count – 495

Apple App Store Rating – 4.2

Creators on the Trell platform are known as “Trellers”.

This app originally started as a fashion and lifestyle video blogs sharing platform.

But, it has increasingly started focussing on the short video creation market, not just lifestyle videos.

This pivot should definitely work in the app’s favor.

Roposo

Google Play Review Count – ‎842,980

Google Play Rating – 4.2

Apple App Store Review Count – 141,886

Apple App Store Rating – 4.4

Roposo was launched in 2014 and has seen a steady growth in popularity since then.

However, the count of daily active users (DAU) on Roposo has seen a significant uptick ever since the ban on TikTok.

In addition to video creation tools, the app also offers a TV channel like browsing exerpience and a chat platform.

This app is a great example of exhibiting leadership.

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Mitron

Google Play Review Count – ‎383,322

Google Play Rating – 4.0

Apple App Store Review Count – 23,666

Apple App Store Rating – 4.4

Even though Mitron was originally banned and then reinstated on Google, the app has seen a steady increase in its user base.

This app is currently gaining a lot of momentum and is a favorite for many amongst all the other TikTok alternatives.

Mitron now has 10 million plus downloads on the Google Play Store.

Shivank Agarwal, the founder of Mitron is focussing more on brand collaborations to gain traction and market share.

Even though Mitron was originally banned and then reinstated on Google, the app has seen a steady increase in its user base.

ShareChat Moj

Google Play Review Count – ‎44,220

Google Play Rating – 4.4

Apple App Store Review Count – Currently not on the App Store.

Apple App Store Rating – Currently not on the App Store.

ShareChat is a massively popular social platform in India.

The company now intends to join the short video apps bandwagon.

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ShareChat Moj has been gaining steady popularity. However, the app is currently on available on the Google Play Store.

It is currently no available on the Apple App Store.

Dubsmash

Google Play Review Count – ‎2,011,655

Google Play Rating – 4.2

Apple App Store Review Count – 113,209

Apple App Store Rating – 4.7

Dubsmash is most widely known for the lip sync videos that users can create of popular songs and other audio clips.

This app has also been around since 2014.

Dubsmash is most widely known for the lip sync videos that users can create of popular songs and other audio clips.

The app was recently hit by massive data breach.

Triller

Google Play Review Count – ‎175,055

Google Play Rating – 4.3

Apple App Store Review Count – 2,728

Apple App Store Rating – 4.5

Triller is a popular app in the American hip hop ecosystem. This app has thus a niche focus on a target audience that TikTok or the other apps don’t.

The app was launched in 2015 and has received USD 37.5 million in funding since then.

The app helps creators and influencers create professional looking videos using AI powered algorithms.

Conclusion – TikTok Alternatives

Every change in the startup or app ecosystem acts as a catalyst for new innovation.

There are other apps like Bolo Indya, MX Player TakaTak, Instagram Reels, Gaana Hot Shots, etc. also in the fray. Ah! Ventures has funded Bolo Indya, and the founder is Varun Saxena.

Some of these apps have great product features. One can clearly tell which teams have the right product management skills.

It will be important for all these apps to eventually find their own niches and succeed.

It is the responsibility of a product manager to find the right target audience and the best possible niche.

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