Mobile App Comparison Chart (iOS vs. Android)

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We offer the Bynder Mobile App for iOS and Android Apps. See below for a comparison chart that outlines the difference in functionality for each device type. 

Mobile App Comparison Chart (iOS vs. Android)

Categories

Working Functionality

Limitation

iOS App

Android App

         

Searching / Filtering

Users are able to search by keyword tags

Users cannot search for AI tags

         
 

Users can view recent searches in the app

There currently is no way to filter the waiting room for app uploads

   
         
 

Users can filter using both advanced filters and smart filters

 
         

Uploading

Users are able to upload assets with the mobile app

All uploads are sent to the waiting room (this also applies to admins)

         
   

There is no ability to add metadata during mobile uploads

   
         
   

Required metaproperties are not respected

   
         

Metadata

Standard metadata: “Added on”, “Date modified”, “Publication date”, “Brand”

AI tags are not displayed in the app, but are displayed in the interface

 

 

         
         

Downloading

Disclaimers are respected

No derivatives in the mobile app, users always download the original file

 

 
         
 

Permissions are respected

PDF files can be viewed in the iOS native PDF viewer

         

Sharing & Collections

User can create new collections in the mobile app

Users can share assets, however they need to be downloaded first

         
 

Users can add assets to existing collections in the mobile app

 
         
 

The favorite assets are automatically sent to a “favorites” collection

Users can see all collections in the DAM, however they are blurred and cannot be added to

         
   

Users who log into the app with full collection permissions, have a holistic view of all collections in the DAM, which is different than the interface view

         

Permissions

Content in the app is respected by the user’s permissions

 
         

Available Offline

Only implemented in iOS

This feature is not available for Android

 

         
 

Make assets available offline - in the app when no internet access

   
         
 

You can see it in the interface as well, but it needs to be triggered in the app

   
         

Notifications (non-Bynder)

Bynder would like to access your photos (confirmed for both apps)

Upload requests approved - No notifications in the APP

   
         
 

Uploads in-app notification (iOS)

Users still receive email notification

   
         
 

Android notification in the panel when upload is finished

     
         

Open Image Bank

N/A

Open Image Bank is not compatible with mobile apps

 

 

         

Favorite Assets

In the app users are able to add assets to their favorites and filter on the favorite assets

The favorite assets are only displayed in the app, and not shown in the interface as metadata

         

Custom Theme

Standard Bynder brand colors and fonts

Custom app colors are not available in the app

   
         

Reporting

Not available

Not available

   
         

SSO

SSO functionality is supported in our mobile apps

 

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