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Comparison | Refine vs React-Admin vs AdminBro vs Retool

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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.

  • βœ… Β 1st-class, built-in, and ready to use with no added configuration or code
  • 🟑 Β Supported, but as an unofficial 3rd party or community library/contribution
  • πŸ”Ά Β Supported and documented, but requires extra user-code to implement
  • πŸ›‘ Β Not officially supported or documented.
FeaturesRefineReact-Admin (Website)AdminBro(Website)Retool(Website)
Github Repo / Stars-
Bundle Size πŸš€ πŸš€-
PricingOpen SourceOpen Source / Enterprise EditionOpen SourcePricing
Platform RequirementsReactReactNode.js - ReactCloud / Self-hosted
Supported UI FrameworksAnt Design, Material UI, Tailwind, anything...πŸš€Material-UIOwn UIsOwn UIs
HeadlessYesπŸš€NoNoNo
Access ControlRBAC, LDAP, ACL, ABAC, etc.πŸš€RBACRBACRBAC
Next.js/SSR SupportYes πŸš€NoNoNo
Live/RealtimeYes with two mode auto and manual πŸš€Yes - just Immediately(Enterprise Edition)NoNo
Audit LogNo - Coming SoonYes - Enterprise EditionNoYes
State ManagementReact QueryReact QueryRedux-
RoutingReact Router, React Location, Next.js Router or Any Routing Library πŸš€React RouterReact Router-
DevtoolsYes - React Query DevtoolYes - React Query DevtoolNoNo
Own Advanced Tutorial ExamplesYes - 50+ Examples πŸš€Yes - Few ExamplesNoNo
ArchitectureHooks Based πŸš€Component BasedHooks Based-
Dynamic Multi-level MenusYes πŸš€πŸš€NoNo-
Project Creator CLIβœ… Β (Superplate)πŸ›‘πŸ›‘πŸ›‘
Auth Providerβœ…βœ…βœ…βœ…
Data Providerβœ…βœ…πŸ”Άβœ…
i18nβœ…βœ…βœ…-
Router Providerβœ…πŸ›‘πŸ›‘-
Notification Providerβœ…πŸ›‘πŸ›‘-
GraphQL Supportβœ…πŸ”ΆπŸŸ‘βœ…
Customizationβœ…πŸ”ΆπŸ”ΆπŸ›‘
Basic Formβœ…βœ…βœ…βœ…
Editable Tableβœ…βœ… Β Enterprise EditionπŸ›‘βœ…
Tree Selectβœ…βœ… Β Enterprise EditionπŸ›‘πŸ›‘
Markdownβœ…βœ… Β Enterprise EditionπŸ›‘βœ…
Calendarβœ…βœ… Β Enterprise EditionπŸ›‘βœ…
Cachingβœ…βœ…πŸ›‘πŸ›‘
API Cachingβœ…πŸ›‘πŸ›‘πŸ›‘
Multi Level Menuβœ…βœ… Β Enterprise EditionπŸŸ‘βœ…
Typescriptβœ…βœ…βœ…-
Modal Formβœ…βœ… Β Enterprise EditionπŸ›‘βœ…
Drawer Formβœ…πŸ”ΆπŸ›‘πŸ›‘
Step Formβœ…βœ… Β Enterprise EditionπŸ›‘πŸ›‘
Themingβœ…βœ…πŸ”Άβœ…
CSV Import/Exportβœ…πŸŸ‘πŸŸ‘βœ…