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Version: v5

Native APIs

Build native-powered app experiences with a collection of open source and premium plugins and integrations that make it easy to add native device functionality to any Ionic app with Capacitor or Cordova.


Read about the changes coming to the Ionic Native project.

Capacitor plugins

A modern, open source native runtime built and maintained by the Ionic team and the Capacitor community. Our recommended native solution.

Cordova plugins

A collection of free Cordova plugins, built and maintained by the community, with TypeScript wrappers and a consistent API and naming convention.

Ionic Enterprise SDK

Premium, supported plugins, third-party integrations, and pre-built native solutions for building enterprise-grade apps.


These docs are for apps built with Ionic Framework 4.0.0 and greater. For older Ionic v3 projects, please see here.