Marmalade SDK goes free, adds new platforms

Marmalade SDK goes free, adds new platforms

05 JUN 2014

Cross-platform developer tool provider Marmalade Technologies launched a new free licence for its SDK, providing developers with a greater opportunity to build apps and games for various mobile platforms using a single code base.

The free licence slots in below the Community licence which is priced at $15 per month. More functionality and support is available with the Indie ($499 per year), Plus ($1,499 per year) and Pro ($3,500 per year) licences.

Marmalade also upgraded support for BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Windows Store and Tizen for all licence types. In addition, Indie, Plus and Pro customers now have support for Windows and Mac desktop, the Roku TV streaming technology and selected smart TV platforms.

As well as the SDK, developers have free access to Marmalade Web, the Marmalade Quick rapid application development kit, and Marmalade Juice, which allows developers to recompile Objective-C projects for Android.

Marmalade Technologies CEO Harvey Elliott (pictured) said offering the SDK for free was a response to developer feedback.

“We know from our community that maintaining native performance for apps across different platforms is a top priority, and now all developers can use a free version of the Marmalade SDK, meaning no compromise on performance whatever their platform and freeing them to concentrate on making fantastic apps and games,” he said.

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