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How Much Does an App like Pinterest Cost?

About Pinterest:

Pinterest is a catalog of ideas that inspires users to “go out and do that thing.” It is a collection of things that you store by gathering from the web. You can upload, save, and enjoy different collections. And also you can organize all the information that you collect. Every collection you made can be pinned to a pinboard, which is called pin, which can be shared with other users. Pinterest helps users discover various hacks and fresh ideas, learn about brands and products, create personal portfolios, and offers many more tangible benefits. It allows businesses to create pages aimed at promoting their business online.

Launched in March 2010, today Pinterest is one of the most recognized social media brands. And it has won many awards since its inception, including Best New Startup of 2011, best social media app and the people’s voice award in 2012.

At FuGenX, we develop Pinterest like app for iOS, Android, Windows and other trending platforms. Big Basket, Byju’s and many other big brands relied on us to take their business to the next level. FuGenX is a three time Deloitte award-winning global technology services company, specialized in social media app development.


Key features of Pinterest app:

One can find everyday ideas that he loves—what to make for dinner, what to wear for event, and every idea he wants in his life.

  • The ideas can be saved for later, which can be organized by topic.
  • Collaborating with friends is easier with Pinterest—ideas can be saved together for the next group trip, party or project.

  • You can search for an idea even if you don’t know what it’s called—built-in search guides enables it
  • The ideas that you find around the web can be saved by just using Save button

How Much Does an App like Pinterest Cost?

The development cost of Pinterest like app depends on the following three major factors:

App design:

First impression is the best impression, if your app is not impressive in its UI and UX design, it won’t be able to attract and engage users. Good design obviously costs more, but by following the best design practices, the design cost can be reduced to a large extent. FuGenX has proven expertise in this.

App platform:

The development cost of Pinterest app for iOS is relatively cheaper than Android as iOS app development requires only a few devices to test against.

App size:

App size means the total number of features and functionalities an app can have. The more features, the more will be the cost. The app cost can be reduced by considering only core features in the version 1 of the app.

App developers:

The development cost of Pinterest like app also depends on the developers’ geographical location, expertise and experience level.

Features and Functionalities that Impact the Cost of Pinterest like App

The cost to make a Pinterest like app or any social networking app is estimated on the following basic and advanced features along with the factors mentioned above.

Access Control

  • Using email id
  • Using social media
  • Using OTP

App Design

  • Simple
  • Medium
  • Rich

App Interaction

  • Universal linking
  • Social Sharing
  • Messaging/chat

Basic Features

  • Newsfeed/activity feed
  • Rating/review
  • User profile
  • Image manipulation
  • Bar code/QR code

Advanced Features

  • Geolocation
  • Data sync
  • In-app camera
  • Push notification

External Features

  • OTP reading
  • Secure data travel
  • Connect to third-party API

Admin Panel

  • User data control
  • Add/block feature
  • Usage analytics
  • Intercom support
  • Cash report
  • Reporting


  • Third-party SDK

How much FuGenX charges to develop a Pinterest like app?

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