How much does it cost to develop an app like Tinder?

General cost estimation as per the features added to an app like Tinder - By Rapidsoft Technologies

What is Tinder?

Tinder is world’s most popular location-based social dating app with millions of members around the world. The app lets mutually interested, matched-users easily have chat with each other. Apart from being a dating app, Tinder has branched out to provide other services which make it more of a general social media app. The app performs the matching based on Facebook and Spotify profiles of users.

This social dating app lets users find new individuals around them and then fix a date. This is done with chat feature integrated into the app. Users can login with their Facebook accounts and then the app, based on location of a user, starts providing the profiles of opposite gender.

How does the app Tinder work?

Using the Tinder app is like kid’s play. Download Tinder through respective app store in your Android or iOS device. It’s a free to download app but some of its premium features cost money. Once download, all a user has to do is login to the app with their Facebook account. Logging-in Tinder with completely safe as the app posts nothing to your Facebook. Now grant the app permission to access your device location and it’s all set.

Users need to Swipe left to reject or right to select on individuals and group of people. Also, it provides Super Likes which indicate sort of serious interest in a user at the other end. But these Super Likes are limited and you have to wait to get more. If you do not want to wait, you can upgrade to Tinder Plus which of course costs money.

What features make up an app like Tinder?


The best feature of Tinder app is that the profile in the app is now based on a user’s Facebook profile. Because you need to log in to Tinder with Facebook account, the app fetches all profile-details and automatically creates Tinder’s profile. This feature makes the app ready to use without providing any details.


Tinder app is location-enabled which means it uses the location of device to deliver the users with datable individual nearby them. This feature helps users to find the dating partner in their local area.


Swipe is the core feature of Tinder’s design. It’s the simplest way to like or reject individuals. Swiping a profile of suggested individuals to left mean you are rejecting him or her and swiping to the right means you like him or her. This feature is a bit pushy to increases the engagement of users with the app.


Tinder suggests the user with only those individuals who have similar likings. If you have interest in politics and like a particular celebrity then Tinder will find an individual with similar interests. There are a variety of areas of interest that Tinder considers base to find data matches.

Super Like

Super Like is different from the normal Like feature. The normal Like indicates anonymously that a user is interest in someone but Super Like notifies you are interested in him or her.

Tinder is the market leader in social dating app segment. From ordinary people to celebrities, the App is used by hundreds of thousands users. The popularity of Tinder can easily encourage any startup to launch a similar app. Developing a similar app may cost from $30000 to $40000; however, its final cost may vary as per the features added to the app.

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