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 200,000+ companies chose Softr Over 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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Don’t reinvent the wheel – 30+ templates to start from
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.
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.
Compare features: Softr vs Pory
FREE (including custom domain)
Starts at $18 USD per month
Internal tools (with CRUD functionality)
Paid membership communities
Design Flexibility & Customization
Full control of the design
Start from scratch
Templates to start from
Responsive design (web, tablet, mobile)
Various authentication options (SSO, Google Signin, Magic Links, Signin without passwords, Signin with SMS and more)
Advanced Building Blocks
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
Real-time data retrieval and update
Zapier & Make (formerly Integromat) native integrations
Paypal, Gumroad and more
Google Analytics, Mailchimp, Hotjar, etc.
Product experts directory
Livechat (for all)
Training & onboarding
every 2-3 months
Don't take our word for it
See what some of our 80,000+ users from across the globe have to say.
Softr helps you take action on your ideas quickly by allowing you to leverage your Airtable data and build powerful websites and web apps. I was blown away by how user-friendly and well-documented the entire product was! I was able to create an app within hours without any external help.
Karthik Puvvada (KP)
Program Director, On Deck No-Code Fellowship
Softr’s ease and speed of use is it’s standout characteristic. No tool is faster to create with. Although there is limited design customizability, this should be viewed as a strength of Softr as it acts as a positive restraint to help you ship things more quickly than you ordinarily would.
I have been impressed with the flexibility of Softr. The ability to pull data from different Airtable bases into different blocks and display them on one page was one of the main reasons I chose Softr.
Director, DS Automotive
I had already tried other tools, so when I started using Softr, it was clear immediately that the capabilities were beyond what I found elsewhere.
General Partner, Untapped Capital
They say that if you can’t explain it in a simple way, you don’t understand it well enough. I say the same thing about any software. If you can’t figure it out in the first 10 min by yourself without any tutorial, it’s probably not for you. Since the first moment we discovered Softr, we started the work.
COO, Bookzdoctr Inc
It took me one day to build the product, learn the integrations, and see how the customer service acts. I was completely flashed that it is so easy, and that everything is working really well. So, I quickly decided 3 weeks later to set up our main page and transferred it to Softr.
As a small business, we needed to use a tool that could grow with us, and we feel that this is what Softr offers us. After wasting time and money trying every web builder under the sun, Softr came to save the day. We cannot recommend this platform enough – it's perfect, easy to use even for a non-technical person like me.
Founder, Nanny Network
I like the diversity of templates that are available and the thoughtfulness that has been taken in making the building process as simple as possible for non-coders.
Entrepreneurship Manager, YSYS
I used Softr to build the MVP for my company www.tallsize.com.When I discovered how easy it was to use Softr to create a frontend interface for our users, my mind was blown!!! It was so easy to set up that I literally launched my site in a single weekend. Their support team was incredible throughout this journey and the ability to customize everything the way I wanted was very intuitive and easy to accomplish.
Founder, Tall Size
I have been using Softr for a few months now, and the list of new features & improvements is PHENOMENAL. A no-brainer pick for now and a really good bet for the future!
With Softr, I’m able to create beautifully intuitive and responsive front-ends that integrate directly with Airtable and Stripe. Softr allows me to create and iterate at least twice as fast as traditional web platforms.
Softr is THE website builder to use. From SEO and site responsiveness to database backends and customer support, Softr is the deal of the century!
Check out the wall of love for more feedback from the Softr community.
We’ve summarized the most frequently asked questions about Softr.
Can I migrate from Pory to 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 email@example.com to schedule a consultation call.
Does Softr store & process my data?
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.
Can my apps integrate with Zapier or Make (formerly Integromat)?
Yes. Softr Integrates with both Zapier and Make which lets you run more powerful automation in your Softr app.
Can I transact payments via Softr?
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.
Does Softr offer discounts to non-profits, educational institutions, or students?
Yes. Softr offers a 30% discount to all non-profits, educational institutions and students. To apply, please create an account and contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.