Cognito Forms Alternative - 123FormBuilder

Demand more from your web formsWith extensive form building capabilities and features to meet any business needs, 123FormBuilder is great alternative to Cognito Forms.

If Cognito Forms doesn't cover all your data management needs, consider using 123FormBuilder and get more out of your online forms!

Features comparison
Cognito Forms
Free plan
Social login
Form templates
Form themes
Add logo & branding
Field types
File uploads
Advanced conditional logic
HIPPA compliance
Publishing options
Email, link, embed, share on multiple platforms
Email, link, embed, share on Facebook and Twitter
32 native integrations
Through Zapier and WebHooks
Collect online payments

11 payment processors

3 payment processors

Charts and reports
Transform paper and scans into digital forms
Customer support
Email, chat - 16/7
Email, forum - during business hours
WordPress plugin

Why choose 123FormBuilder over Cognito Forms?

Need a real-time form builder that's very easy to use, both online and offline, as a Cognito Forms alternative?

We are called 123 for a reason. Use social login or create an account in just a few seconds. Then start building the forms you want, either from scratch or based on a template from our gallery. Besides, if you have a paper form you want to digitize, just scan or photograph it with your phone and import it in our platform. Without effort, you'll have a perfectly customized form and will start receive submissions right away!

More than 1.5 million people worldwide use 123Formbuilder to create flexible, yet powerful online forms that they use for a large variety of situations. For example, our form building system is adaptable to both B2B and B2C companies, governmental agencies, HR departments, logistical and manufacturing companies, as well as banks or financial institutions. We also have customers that work in non-profit organizations or in education - check out our discounts for these two categories! And to address the big companies out there, we work at the enterprise-level, automating workflows and taking productivity to the next level.

Reasons to choose 123FormBuilder over
Cognito Forms

step 1

1500+ form templates

Regardless of your industry or type of form you need, chances are you’ll find a ready-to-go template in our gallery. Whether you need it for capturing leads, organizing events, selling online quizzing students, surveying customers or concluding business deals, we’ve got the perfect template for you! Our collection currently stores 1500+ form templates, 500+ of which are available for free.

step 2

Great customer support

Naturally, we store a FAQ section, a Knowledge Base, and many video tutorials. However, one of our most valued features is our customer support team. Send them an email or find them in the chat window at any time. They’re here to help if you need support in creating or managing your forms.

step 3

Form themes

Build up to 5 forms for free and up to 20 for 24,99 USD/month. If you are an NPO, you’ll even get a discounted price. Add your own logo and branding options to your form, play with colors, fonts, backgrounds, and buttons as you see fit. Share your form anywhere online with a simple copy-paste, then sit back and relax - you’ll be able to receive more monthly submissions than you would with Formsite.

step 4

Native integrations

While Cognito Forms require you to be a Zapier user, we provide native integrations. Sync your form data with 30+ of the most popular web apps our there. Update your email subscriber list, nurture your CRM entries, connect with your online shop, and organize file uploads on the cloud. And you don’t need to worry about sensitive data - you get antispam protection, 256-bit SSL encryption, smart Captcha, IP limitation, and password protection. Besides, HIPAA compliance is only a few clicks away.

step 5

Collect money online

With 123FormBuilder you can sell items online or collect donations through the payment processor you prefer: PayPal,, Stripe, Braintree, WorldPay, PayFast, Sisow, Sage Pay, PayU, FreshBooks or Square.

  • BONUS:
  • Advanced price calculations
  • Coupon codes
  • Recurring payments
  • Multiple payment processors on a form
step 6

Scan To Form tool

If you have a paper form that you want to digitize, just photograph it with your phone, then import the JPEG or PDF file via our Scan to Form option. Using machine learning, this tool has handwriting and form recognition capabilities and will help you get started if you’re not in the mood of creating a web form from scratch.

And to top it all, reasonable pricing

  • Discounts for NPOs and Education
  • 30 days money-back guarantee for paid plans.