Looking for a top mobile app development company in Houston?

Building a mobile app is expensive. In fact, it can cost $10,000 to $150,000, unless you want an out-of-the-box solution with a DIY app builder. So, choosing the right app developer is important because it can save you time and money and result in an app that makes your business stand out.

As you begin the process of hiring an app development company, remember to define the type of app you want before starting conversations with developers. How complex your app idea is will determine your budget and the skill level you need in an app developer. Then, once conversations begin, ask for portfolio items, reviews, and references. Be sure to bring up timeline, too, so you align on expectations.

Overall, with about 90% of time on mobile spent in apps, investing in a mobile app for your business may help attract customers and get your brand in front of more people.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top mobile app developers in Houston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Houston Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    TekRevol is an app development startup of 18 employees. Founded in 2014, their headquarters is in Newark, Calif. They offer various services: mobile app development, web development, e-commerce development, blockchain, and more. They primarily work with enterprise and midmarket clients in the e-commerce and business services industries.
     

    Clients
    QRoll
    SmartID App
    Oz Leasing
    Lavish Locs Hair Company
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A web design company hired TekRevol to develop a complex customized ordering system. This system’s features included user and admin portals, payment systems, and UI/UX design. The client was satisfied with the final results of the project. 

    “Communication and professionalism are their biggest strengths.” – Owner, Web Design Company

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Founded in 2014, PROFSOFT is a development company based in Saratov, Russia with secondary locations in Houston and Moscow. They have a team of 7 and they provide mobile app development, web development, and wearable app development to mid market and enterprise companies. 

    Clients
    Sberbank
    Gazprom
    X5 Retail Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PROSOFT collaborated with a mental health association for an anti-depression campaign. They provided services to create an app surrounding the importance of the issue and providing resources, like a diary of thoughts, for users to put their feelings in a healthy place. 

    “In 2 days, the application has gained more than 5000 users. PROSOFT’s ability to always find the right solution is impressive.” –– Psychologist, Mental Health Association 

  • 3
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    Apptitude is a mobile app and web development company that specializes in building mobile sales platforms. Based in New Orleans, they complement their development services with web and logo design. They were founded in 2012 and are a small team of fewer than 20 employees.

    Clients
    Marriott International
    Houston Zoo
    Lagunitas Brewing
    Tulane University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A zoo created a website with a previous developer, but the site experienced constant problems and needed an overhaul. The zoo hired to recode the website. They also went on to create an iOS and Android app. The partnership has lasted more than three years, and Apptitude not only has created additional projects but also maintains the website and app. The zoo experienced a significant drop in website downtime.

    "They’re always on top of the latest technology and really forward-looking. We’re a non-profit and we have to have an eye on our budget. ... I trust that solutions are tested and will work if we implement them." – Senior Director, Zoo

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Vinnove is a mobile app development and UX/UI design company based in San Antonio, Texas. The team was established in 2015, and they have 2 team members. Their partners usually are small and midmarket businesses.

    Notable Project

    Vinnove handled a cloud-based iOS app to support internal processes for a flooring company. The platform enables users to view and download relevant work documents, access correspondence, purchase orders, plans, proposals, and invoices. They delivered a fully-functioning website ahead of the timeline. Overall, they were great partners.

    “Whenever I’ve needed anything, it’s been a quick response.” – President, Flooring Company

  • 5
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Webster TX

    CMS Website Services, LLC is a custom software and app development company in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2005, CMS Website Services, LLC offers web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and web design services. With over 40 employees, CMS Website Services, LLC is a cost effective service provider that has experience working with a variety of organizations.

    Clients
    Bernard Health
    MD Logic
    Vance Granville Community College
    North Carolina State University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CMS Website Solutions, LLC worked an organic health and beauty company to increase its online traffic by designing and developing a Drupal website with e-commerce capabilities. 

    "Each website redesign they've done has led to an increase in traffic and productivity." – Owner, Health and Beauty Company

  • 6
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Houston TX

    Softeq is a full-stack development company for web and mobile that’s headquartered in Houston, TX. Founded in 1997, the team of 200+ offers the rare combination of app software and hardware-level expertise – from backends to business intelligence, firmware to IoT (internet of things).

    Clients
    GoPro
    Intel
    Microsoft
    Nike
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Softeq completed a series of interconnected projects for a computer chip manufacturer, including game development, screensavers, and a specific hardware adaptation. The client was pleased with Softeq’s design input and the excellent end-product when faced with a rigid deadline.

    “They’re one of the few contract programmers that we’ve ever given an A rating to.” – General Manager of Mobile Games, Computer Chip Manufacturer

  • 7
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    Founded in 2011, ViitorCloud is a development company based in Ahmedabad, India with an office in Houston, Texas. They primarily work with midmarket businesses in the education, finance, healthcare, telecommunications, and e-commerce industries. 

    Clients
    KPMG
    The Indian Express
    Veolia
    Adnoc
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ViitorCloud provided development updates for a restaurant ordering application. The team was professional in their communication and development skills. 

    "We are convinced they are the right choice for us." – Founding Member, Hospitality Company 

  • 8
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Richmond TX

    Fictive Studios is a software and mobile app development agency founded in 2016 with over 50 experts. They offer mobile app development, branding, and UX/UI design solutions from their office in Richmond, Texas.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fictive Studios developed a mobile app for an errands company. The app was originally created by the company but it didn’t meet their expectations. The company was impressed with the improved app that Fictive Studios developed.

    "They’re a respectful, professional organization, and a lot of other companies I’ve spoken to in this industry simply haven’t been." – CEO, Errands Company

  • 9
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Software development firm Espresso Moon was established in 2004. Their small team is in Houston, Texas. Their services include custom software development, mobile app development, web design, and IT managed services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Espresso Moon has built a coffee-sharing app for Apple and Google Play stores. At first, they were hired to present an MVP, but the project grew and now they host the website and continue to do updates.

    "They raise their hands whenever there’s a potential issue."

  • 10
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    Evince is a full-service IT firm in Houston, TX. Since its founding in 2012, they expanded to Norway and India. The mid-size team stands out in mobile, web, and e-commerce development. They also provide consulting, testing, and marketing solutions.

    Clients
    Koolfly
    Ministry of Interior of Nigeria
    eWomen
    AxoMart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consumer product brand needed help producing a functional e-commerce site. Evince not only built the backend functionality but also helped with the design and content management system (CMS)

    “They are very pleasant to deal with, provide quick turnaround, and deliver high-quality service at an affordable price.” – Co-Founder, Consumer Product Company

  • 11
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    iWebServices is a web and app development agency based in Noida, India, with additional locations in Houston and Devon, United Kingdom. Founded in 2011, this company has over 70 employees. Services provided by iWebServices include mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Volkswagen
    McDonald's
    Maximus
    Notable Project

    iWebServices provided mobile app development services for a food delivery business. Based on the client's initial requirements and concepts, they worked to develop a multilingual app for both Android and iOS platforms with location and tracking features. The client reported high levels of user engagement after the iWebServices team made some adjustments to the UI design.

    "The iWebServices team made the interface more interactive by adding images, elements, etc. The app has witnessed 5000+ downloads so far and is contributing a lot in revenue generation." Co-Founder & CEO, Food Delivery Business

  • 12
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    Black Widow Tech is a mobile app agency founded in 2017 and based in Houston. Their team of fewer than 10 people offers services in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development for small businesses in the industries of consumer products, education, and utilities.

    Clients
    Instafuel
    MathConceptz
    Quest for the Best
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Black Widow Tech handled the UX/UI assets of a fuel delivery company’s mobile app. The company needed professional assistance in drawing a mockup for an Android and iOS app. Black Widow Tech provided consistent and professional assets for the company to use in their app.

    “They came through in every aspect that we needed them to, and I couldn’t be more pleased with the result that we arrived at because of it.” - Cofounder, Fuel Delivery Company

  • 13
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    Headspring is a full-service custom software engineering and consultancy headquartered in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2001, they design technology solutions to solve complex problems for partners across the country and have delivered over 800 projects. Headspring's services include custom software development, web development, mobile app development, cloud consulting, and enterprise app modernization.

    Clients
    eMoney
    David Weekley Homes
    Emerson
    Crate & Barrel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large consumer home goods firm hired Headspring to modernize their entire technological operation. Headspring migrated the development of the firm's mobile and desktop sites to ASP.NET, a much more robust platform than they had previously used. They also redesigned the e-commerce platform to be more consistent with the visual brand of their client and perform seamlessly compared to the previous web store.

  • 14
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    ChaiOne is a mobile app development studio that was founded in 2008. ChaiOne has a team of about 50 spread between its Houston and Austin, Texas locations. ChaiOne does app development, UI/UX design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and internet of things solutions. They serve large enterprise clients, particularly in the energy sector.

    Clients
    General Electric
    Houston Rockets
    Saudi Aramco
    ExxonMobil
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An oil and gas company needed a solution to facilitate communication between their traveling teams. ChaiOne built a platform that streamlined their internal communications. 

    "One thing I’ve enjoyed is their willingness to bring in different ideas. They offered suggestions based on their past experience to help make the project better. That’s a nice value add from a vendor. Instead of just executing the scope, it’s great that they could add value." – Communications Advisor, Oil & Gas Company

  • 15
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Founded in 2016, iPreside IT Service Private Limited is a development firm. Their team of around 10 employees is based in Ahmedabad, India, with an additional office in Houston. They focus on web development and design and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Foodbox
    Tastocup
    Industries
    Notable Project

    iPreside IT Service Private Limited developed a website for a food manufacturer. The team distributed existing content through several new pages. They also provided logo and branding services.

    "No matter what they were working on, they always came up with fresh material." – Founder, Food Manufacturer

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Informatics Commerce is an e-commerce consulting and development firm based in Houston. Founded in 2011, Informatics Commerce Inc's team of 5 employees specialize in e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web design. The firm mainly works with small business clients. 

    Clients
    Nike
    Houston Chronical
    Shutter Stock
    Army Surplus World
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online platform for new parents hired Informatics Commerce to integrate its social networking function to its e-commerce platform. Using Magento, the team at Informatics Commerce developed an eCommerce platform for the client. They built the social media functions using Angular and JavaScript. The client was very pleased the work that the team at Informatics Commerce did for their organization.

    "Project management was very good. [The president of Informatics Commerce] called me nearly every day and we used text and Skype as well. He kept me informed of what was going on. He gave me a list of project milestones that we checked off when they were complete." – Founder, Parenting Social Media Platform 

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond TX

    Attractor Software LLC is a remote software development team based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The team is composed of more than ten specialists who provide custom software development, web development, and mobile app development services to various companies and institutions.

    Clients
    Sametrica
    Bakertilly Central Asia
    Veeqo
    Elcard Mobile
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Attractor Software LLC was hired by a Data & Analytics Consulting Firm to help add a feature to the web app they were developing for a client. This new feature verifies that new information was being aggregated and consolidated properly into their dataset. The end-user client was satisfied with the product, which they still use whenever they need to refresh their data.

    "They managed the timeline well and delivered high-quality work." - Analyst Lead, Data & Analytics Consulting Firm 

  • 19
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Powered Labs is a development and design agency based in Tampa, FL, with other offices in Houston, TX, and Miami, FL. The agency has less than 50 members, but are professional experts in web design, development, social media, branding and game development.

    Clients
    Credit Suisse
    Pepin
    GoVision Live
    WellPet
    Notable Project

    Powered Labs customized a business-to-consumer website for a beer distribution company. The agency also assisted with content and analytics to identify web traffic. The work Powered Labs has done helped the website receive awards for design. 

    "Even though they [Powered Labs] were local and a bit smaller, they had the resources and capability to do the work that an agency on a national scale would be able to do."- Marketing Manager, Distribution Company 

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Software development company Simublade is located in Houston. Founded in 2014, the agency and its team of fewer than 10 work with a variety of clients on mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.

    Clients
    PantryFi
    US Home Builders
    Notifi
    Clinical Ticketing
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Simublade built applications for iOS and Android platforms for a startup. Simublade planned, designed, and developed the app that focuses on helping others commit to a healthy lifestyle. Although the app has just recently been put on the market, it has received great praise and reviews. The client thought Simublade was professional, transparent and communicative.

    "They [Simublade] treat you like family, but deliver everything as promised." – Employee, Healthy Lifestyle Company

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    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Houston TX

    Appnovation Technologies is a digital solutions and managed services provider that was founded in 2007. The company is headquartered in Vancouver and has additional locations in New York City and Reading, UK. The team of more than 200 employees at Appnovation Technologies offer web development, mobile app development, digital strategy, IT managed services, and IT strategy consulting services.

    Clients
    Intel
    Pfizer
    Coca-Cola
    Reebok
    Notable Project

    A company that sells high-quality coolers was trying to find a way to better tell the brand's story. Appnovation Technologies created a brand new Drupal 8 website that was visually appealing and showcased the brand videos the client had created. 

     

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Spring TX

    CodeJunkie is a team of 14 that specializes in software engineering, web development, and consulting with clients in the arts, education, healthcare, and e-commerce industries. With locations in Calif., TX, Canada, and Pakistan, they have been helping small and midmarket business since 2016. 

    Clients
    Caraya
    Scholars Academy
    Buzz Musik
    EasyInsurance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A car rental company partnered with CodeJunkie to develop, design, and execute cross-platform mobile and web applications from scratch for the company’s launch. A/B testing was conducted for the brand and the client was impressed with initial development.

    “To start with, the pre-project proposals and meetings turned out to be very professional with the company and their CEO and CTO were personally present in all meetings to discuss the proposal of their workings. They were always on time and up for any challenging features we wanted to have in the system. They were also creative enough to filter out the ideas and suggest very good changes to our system and further polish our product to suit the market needs.” – Managing Director, Caraya

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    Octaria Marketing & Software is a digital marketing agency founded in 2018. Based out of Houston, their team of fewer than 10 members provides custom software development, SEO, PPC, conversion optimization, business consulting, and more most to small-sized clients.

    Clients
    Kiss Consulting LLC
    Notable Project

    Octaria Marketing & Software developed a software application from scratch for a software automation company. The Python-based solution involved optical character recognition for extracting data from standardized forms. Ultimately, the team delivered per expectations and the application saved the client a significant amount of time and money.

    "...they were proactive about potential delays..." – Founder, Software Automation Company

  • 24
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Richmond TX

    Founded in 2015, Sedente is a development agency with headquarters in Houston. With under 10 employees, the company focuses primarily on web development, custom software development, and mobile app development. Its clients range from middle market to enterprise. 

    Clients
    Halliburton
    Baker Hughes
    Wood Group Mustang
    Landmark
    Industries
  • 25
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Founded in 2015, Tino Digital is located in Houston. With about 10 employees, they provide UX/UI design services for midmarket and small businesses.

    Clients
    K&Go
    Look My Bet
    Fashion.clct
    mindnow
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tino Digital Agency redesigned a platform for a grocery delivery service. The team provided UI designs for the mobile app. They showed an understanding and delivered great ideas.

    "Furthermore they really understood the project and came up with some smart ideas to also improve the UX." –CEO, Grocery Delivery Services

  • 26
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Spring TX

    Founded in 2017, TEXAS SOFTWARE is a development company based in Spring, Tex. They primarily work with midmarket clients in a variety of industries, including IT and energy. Their team specializes in Microsoft technolges such as Azure and Windows. 

    Clients
    COI Pro
    Astar Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TEXAS SOFTWARE worked with an oil and gas evaluation company to develop a custom software solution using Angular.js. Their work increased efficiency for scheduling and reporting. 

    "They have great communication, and they’re very detail-oriented." – VP of Operations, Oil & Gas Evaluator 

  • 27
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Houston TX

     Neudesic is a technology company with offices in Irvine, CA, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Irving and Houston, TX, Denver, CO, Las Vegas, NV, Exton, PA, Tempe, AZ, Portland, OR, New York, and India.  It specializes in big data consulting, custom software development, cloud consulting, and mobile app development. The agency of more than 800 employees was founded in 2002. Most clients work in the healthcare, energy, and gaming industries. 

    Clients
    Hasbro
    American Cancer Society
    Hyatt
    Xerox
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Neudesic upgraded a recipe website to an efficient Cloud platform.  The system makes available to users a variety of easily accessible recipes, reviews, videos, and shopping lists. These content offerings are customized and can be set to fit users' specific preferences. The website has been growing consistently since Neudesic began their involvement. 

     

  • 28
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    Crunch is a software development firm based in Lviv, Ukraine. Founded in 2018, their 30-person team specializes in IT staff augmentation. They buttress engineering teams and serve as an outsourced tech provider.

    Notable Project

    Crunch provided development support for a media & broadcast solutions firm. Using React and Node.js, they built a web application for a third-party customer. They proved to be a reliable and capable partner. 

    "I thought the resources they provided were decent, especially for their rates. They’re all proactive and they work honestly." — CEO, Media & Broadcast Solutions Firm

  • 29
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Poetic Systems is a digital agency based in Houston. Since 2007, the team of 35 has worked with a variety of clients on their web design, mobile app development, and UX/UI design needs.

    Clients
    Partners in Building
    Hoopla
    BeautyNow
    Legend Homes
    Notable Project

    Poetic Systems worked with a popular coffee brand on building their brand. By making their website more robust with graphics and videos, the coffee company experienced an increase in online sales. 

     

  • 30
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Spring TX

    Instazoid Digital Solutions is a full digital agency based in Spring, Texas. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, web design, mobile app development, and social media marketing services to small IT companies. 

    Clients
    InfiniteYou Life Insurance
    United GC
    WinObi Consulting
    TJ Suave
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A development company had Instazoid Digital Solutions to partner with them in several app development projects for the company's clients to expand the company's production capacity. Instazoid Digital Solutions typically used React Native, Java, and PHP on the outsourced projects. The partnership resulted in more completed high-quality projects.  

    "We just concluded our biggest project with them . . . It was above the quality that I expected. There weren’t any functionality problems." - CEO, Development Company 

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