Netflix and YouTube apps come under database category apps, which requires a heavy backend for break-free data streaming, which is one of the major cost deciding factors. Other major factors that decide the development cost of Netflix like app are as follows:
Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies on multiple platforms. It streams licensed content and rents content on DVD and Blu-ray discs via mail. Users would pay fees on a monthly basis (for streaming and discs) and can stream or rent an unlimited amount of content.
Netflix has around 86 million users globally, including 47 million users in the U.S. The company is worth US$ 6.78 billion. Netflix app is available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone platforms. The app is free to download, but charges for in-app purchases.