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Comparison | Refine vs React-Admin vs AdminBro vs Retool vs Redwood


This comparison table strives to be as accurate and as unbiased as possible. If you use any of these libraries and feel the information could be improved, feel free to suggest changes (with notes or evidence of claims) using the "Edit this page" link at the bottom of this page.

  •  1st-class, built-in, and ready to use with no added configuration or code
  • 🟡  Supported, but as an unofficial 3rd party or community library/contribution
  • 🔶  Supported and documented, but requires extra user-code to implement
  • 🛑  Not officially supported or documented.
FeaturesRefineReact-Admin (Website)AdminBro(Website)Retool(Website)Redwood(Website)
Github Repo / Stars-
Bundle Size 🚀 🚀-
PricingOpen SourceOpen Source / Enterprise EditionOpen SourcePricingOpen Source
Platform RequirementsReactReactNode.js - ReactCloud / Self-hostedReact - Node
Supported UI FrameworksAnt Design, Material UI, Tailwind, Mantine, Chakra UI, anything...🚀Material UIOwn UIsOwn UIsTailwind, Chakra, Mantine, WindiCSS and custom styles
SSR SupportYes 🚀 Next.js & RemixNoNoNoNo
Live/RealtimeYes with two mode auto and manual 🚀Yes - just Immediately(Enterprise Edition)NoNoYes, with api/webhooks
Audit Log Enterprise EditionNoYesYes
State ManagementReact QueryReact QueryRedux-Apollo GraphQL
RoutingReact Router, Next.js, Remix or Any Routing Library 🚀React RouterReact Router-@redwoodjs/router
DevtoolsYes - React Query DevtoolYes - React Query DevtoolNoNoStorybook, Pino, Jest
Command Palette*🛑🛑🛑🛑
Own Advanced Tutorial ExamplesYes - 110+ Examples 🚀Yes - Few ExamplesNoNoYes, Divided in Chapters
ArchitectureHooks Based 🚀Component BasedHooks Based-Component Based
Dynamic Multi-level MenusYes 🚀🚀NoNo-No
Project Creator CLI🛑🛑🛑
Project CLI🛑🛑🛑
Auth Provider
Data Provider🔶
Router Provider🛑🛑-
Notification Provider🛑🛑-
GraphQL Support🔶🟡
Basic Form
Editable Table Enterprise Edition🛑
Tree Select Enterprise Edition🛑🛑🛑
Markdown Enterprise Edition🛑🔶
Calendar Enterprise Edition🛑🛑
API Caching🛑🛑🛑
Multi Level Menu Enterprise Edition🟡🛑
Modal Form Enterprise Edition🛑
Drawer Form🔶🛑🛑🛑
Step Form Enterprise Edition🛑🛑🛑
CSV Import/Export🟡🟡🛑