Supported mobiles applications

The following apps are supported on Appaloosa:

  • Native applications are mobile apps built by your team or your partners/contractors. The app is installed directly from Appaloosa.
  • Recommended apps are links to public app stores. The app is installed from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
  • Web apps are shortcuts to a website. The shortcut to the website is installed on the user's phone.

On iOS, we support: 

  • Native applications (in-house and ad-hoc)
  • Recommended apps
  • Web apps

On Android, we support:

  • Native applications 
  • Recommended apps
  • Web apps

Requirements

iOS

  • IPA file signed with a developper or enterprise certificate (required)
  • Screenshots (size informations) - PNG file
  • Banner for the native app store (640px x 312px) - PNG file, Max 1MB
  • Icon Guidelines (Apple Website)
  • If the app is an update to an existing app, both version numbers and build numbers should be incremented.
    NB: if you're using Appaloosa on the Enterprise plan of with beta test features, we may unlock the possibility of uploading apps with a lower version and build number. Contact support @ appaloosa.io to get more information.

Android

  • APK file (required)
  • Screenshots (min width 320px, max width 3840px) - PNG file
  • Banner for the native app store (640px x 312px) - PNG file, Max 1MB
  • Icon Guidelines (Sizing Guide) (Max 192px x 192px)
  • If the app is an update to an existing app, both version numbers and versionCode should be incremented.
    NB: if you're using Appaloosa on the Enterprise plan of with beta test features, we may unlock the possibility of uploading apps with a lower version and versionCode. Contact support @ appaloosa.io to get more information.

Webclip

  • Icon should not be bigger than 192px x 192px, PNG File

Other Metadata

  • App icons are extracted automatically from your apk or ipa file and should match Apple's XCode and Android Studio's requirements.
  • Catchphrase should not be longer than 255 characters.
  • Description should not be longer than 65 000 characters.

Step by Step for a new Application

1. Click on add a new Application and choose your app type:

2. Upload your application file

3. Maximise your app's adoption rate by filling the application details

  • Banner and Catchphrase
  • Categories
  • Description
  • Screenshots

4. Select the group(s) of users to whom you want to deploy
5. Publish your application !

Uploading new versions

When adding an application update on Appaloosa, use the feature Add a new version.

Make sure that your version is incremented. On Android, this is android:versionCode

NB: if you're using Appaloosa on the Enterprise plan of with beta test features, we may unlock the possibility of uploading apps with a lower version and build number. Contact support @ appaloosa.io to get more information.

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