Why choose Softr over Pory?


While Pory is a great tool to build static websites or resource directories, it's quite basic and pretty limited in capability. Softr is a full-fledged application builder, that offers a broad range of functionality to create powerful client portals, internal tools, or any custom business apps, powered by your data. All without code and zero learning curve. Let’s see in detail why 400,000+ companies chose Softr Over Pory.

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Softr vs. Pory

Softr and Pory are both platforms for companies, but which one is right for you? In this video, we’ll compare the two and give you the info you need to decide.

The top reasons why companies choose Softr over Pory

Softr is an easier to use and more powerful alternative to Pory. Customers continue to choose Softr over Pory for the reasons outlined below.

Build dynamic business apps in minutes

Connect your Airtable base to Softr and create a beautiful dynamic application that users can search, filter, and interact with. All without code and zero learning curve! Learn More

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Accept payments with Stripe, easily

Sell any goods or services, add subscriptions to your SaaS, offer premium membership to your community, all from your Softr application. Accept one-off or recurring payments in seconds with our native stripe integration. Learn More

Create custom forms

Say goodbye to 3rd party web form builders (looking at you Typeform & Jotform)! With Softr, you can add custom forms with a wide range of field types like email, and files. Seamlessly send responses to Airtable or any other service using Zapier or Integromat. Learn More

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Create user groups & control access

Create custom user groups and define granular permissions of what each type of user can view, update, delete. And the best part? you can control all access levels to the most granular level, for each field and record. Learn More

Update listings, profile info and anything in your app

No business wants to simply view their data on the frontend, but actually interact and work with that data. Softr lets your app users not just view, but also update any information on the page, in real-time. While you control who can see and who updates what, according to their permissions. Learn More

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Don’t reinvent the wheel – 30+ templates to start from

Huge selection of beautifully designed templates for every use case to kickstart your web app. Choose any of these - Client portal, CRM, Employee directory, Application tracking, Inventory management, Dashboard, Marketplace, Community and more. Learn More

Get support when you need it

Our support team is always here for you. Every single user is important so everyone gets an answer. Need some additional help to create your app? Here’s a team of Softr experts ready to jump in and help when needed.

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Leverage 30+ native integrations

Softr offers native integrations with commonly used apps like Stripe, Zapier, Make, Google Analytics, Intercom, Mailchimp and obviously Airtable. Run payments, analyze data, chat with customers – all possible via Softr apps. Learn More

Compare features: Softr vs Pory


FREE (including custom domain)
Starts at $18 USD per month
Use Cases
Unlimited applications
1 application
Client/Partner portals
Internal tools (with CRUD functionality)
Paid membership communities
Website/Resource directories
Design Flexibility & Customization
Full control of the design
Start from scratch
Templates to start from


Responsive design (web, tablet, mobile)
User Authentication
Various authentication options (SSO, Google Signin, Magic Links, Signin without passwords, Signin with SMS and more)
Advanced Building Blocks
Chart block
Kanban block
Map block
Calendar block
Organizational view block
Table block (with inline editing)
Conditional filtering on lists/table/kanban/chart - with AND & OR statements
User Groups & Permissions
User Groups with powerful AND and OR conditions
Field level Create/Read/Update/Delete permissions
Record level Create/Read/Update/Delete permissions
Page & block level visibility rules (per user group)
Native Stripe payments
Custom checkout pages
One-off and recurring payments
Trials and discount coupons
Data sources
Google Sheets
Rest APIs

coming soon


coming soon

Real-time data retrieval and update
Zapier & Make (formerly Integromat) native integrations
Paypal, Gumroad and more
Google Analytics, Mailchimp, Hotjar, etc.
Softr API
Multiple collaborators
Transfer applications
Video tutorials
Product experts directory
Livechat (for all)
Training & onboarding
Paid plan
Product releases
every 2-3 months

Don't take our word for it

See what some of our 400,000+ users from across the globe have to say.

4.9/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

4.7/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

4.8/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Check out the wall of love for more feedback from the Softr community.

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Migrate your website to Softr

If you’re coming to Softr from Pory, you’ll be able to migrate your app quickly. Contact us for questions->

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Frequently asked questions

We’ve summarized the most frequently asked questions about Softr.

Absolutely! We offer a free consultation to help you answer any questions you may have and plan the move. Our support team and Softr experts team are ready to jump in and help when needed. Please create an account and contact us via support@softr.io to schedule a consultation call.

No. Your data is always stored in your Airtable. We do not store your data in our systems, but only retrieve it via Airtable API, and map it to our frontend. Your data is always secure.

Yes. Softr Integrates with both Zapier and Make which lets you run more powerful automation in your Softr app.

Yes. Softr provides a native Stripe integration, that lets you sell any goods or services, add subscriptions to your SaaS or offer premium membership to your community.

Yes. Softr offers a 30% discount to all non-profits, educational institutions and students. To apply, please create an account and contact us via support@softr.io.

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