Category Archives: Alternatives to InfoPath

Microsoft Forms

Are Microsoft Forms an InfoPath Replacement?

Microsoft Forms to Replace InfoPath? Microsoft: “No.” Like many of our customers, we’ve been tracking Microsoft comments regarding the retirement and replacement of InfoPath since the deprecation of InfoPath was announced in early 2014. When the new Microsoft Forms product was announced last year, the blogosphere started wondering: Is this the replacement for InfoPath? Recently…

PowerApps Limitations

PowerApps Limitations as an InfoPath Alternative

Some Limitations of Microsoft PowerApps “InfoPath does many, many things, and not all of them are in PowerApps just yet. Some of them, frankly, might not ever get there.” –Chris McNulty at Build, May 2017 PowerApps is the designated replacement for InfoPath for scenarios like custom forms on SharePoint lists. But we’ve identified some PowerApps…

Google App Maker vs Microsoft PowerApps

Google App Maker vs. Microsoft PowerApps

App Maker and PowerApps recently entered the arena of low-code and no-code app development. Here’s a first look at how they compare. Both Google App Maker and Microsoft PowerApps seek to offer their enterprise customers an alternative to mobile app development through traditional programming. Microsoft was first through the gate with its PowerApps product, released…

Connect to SharePoint

SharePoint Library Data Connections in Forms (No InfoPath)

Submit Forms to SharePoint Document Libraries Formotus now offers an alternative to InfoPath for creating forms that submit to SharePoint libraries. If you’re familiar with submitting InfoPath forms to SharePoint libraries as XML files and promoting form fields as library columns, then you’ll feel right at home with Formotus forms. Formotus has always supported using…

InfoPath to PowerApps

PowerApps Replacing InfoPath: 3 Things to Know

Update: For a newer post about PowerApps replacing Infopath, see: PowerApps Limitations as an InfoPath Alternative 3 things to know about PowerApps as an InfoPath successor The wait is over — Microsoft has now designated PowerApps as the successor to InfoPath. On the occasion of PowerApps being released to general availability this week, here’s our…

InfoPath Logos

Microsoft on the Future of InfoPath

Everyone using InfoPath is concerned about finding an InfoPath replacement. To help with planning, we update this post with the all latest information we can find about the changing retirement status of InfoPath 2013. InfoPath status in a nutshell There will be no InfoPath 2016, but InfoPath 2013 is filling that role. SharePoint 2016 works…

Create new form

New Online Creator Released

New Era in Mobile Business Apps We’re excited to announce the general availability of our new online creator, replacing InfoPath Designer as the recommended way to start new Formotus form projects. Rapidly creating custom business app experiences has never been easier. It’s here! Drag-and-drop controls at your fingertips All the most-wanted data collection features for…

InfoPath, PowerApps, and Formotus

Update: For a newer post about PowerApps replacing Infopath, see: PowerApps Limitations as an InfoPath Alternative InfoPath Alternatives: Extending the Matrix A popular new chart compares feature sets of seven InfoPath replacement possibilities. We suggest adding one more column. Maarten Visser recently posted a deck on SlideShare, InfoPath Alternatives and the Potential of PowerApps .The…

PowerApps

PowerApps Replacing InfoPath?

Update: For a newer post about PowerApps replacing Infopath, see: PowerApps Limitations as an InfoPath Alternative Microsoft PowerApps Yesterday (November 30, 2015) when Microsoft announced the limited availability of the new PowerApps product, Twitter users immediately raised the question: Is this the long awaited Microsoft replacement for InfoPath? The Twitter hype cycle 1. Excitement over…