Looking for a top mobile app development company in Philadelphia?

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 Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Since 2009, ChopDawg.com has created 350+ digital products – from mobile applications and web applications to blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies for startups, Fortune 500s, growing businesses, and non-profits around the globe. Think of ChopDawg.com not as your agency but as your technical partner. Headquartered in Philadelphia, with offices in Boston, Seattle, New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, Chop Dawg currently has a team of more than 50. 

    Clients
    Mr. Softee
    Jurvo
    Six Flags
    Payload
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ChopDawg.com designed and developed an app for iOS and Android for a real estate tech company, incorporating custom features that allow users to buy and sell real estate independently.

    "ChopDawg's team provides invaluable feedback that's significantly improved the overall design of the app. They contributed greatly to the design and flow of the platform, incorporating features that we never would've thought of." – CEO, Real Estate Tech Company

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Princeton NJ

    NewAgeSMB is a full-stack iOS, Android, and web development company based in Princeton, N.J. The company, founded in 1994, has more than 45 employees and provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services to companies and institutions in various industries.

    Clients
    Comcast
    Pfizer
    Boeing
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A car wash startup hired NewAgeSMB to develop its website and its Android and iOS mobile apps for customers and washers. NewAgeSMB delivered both the website and the apps and are now continuing to provide maintenance services.

    "The team took my vision and made it into a product." - CEO, Car Wash Startup 

  • 3
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    PromptWorks is a development firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA, Austin, TX, and New York, NY. The agency and its team of around 30 specialize in mobile app, custom software, and IoT development.

    Clients
    Comcast
    American Eagle
    Sony
    Twitter
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An entertainment business hired PromptWorks to redesign and upgrade its. The team worked on revamping the code over six-weeks and created new user interface (UI) features. The entertainment business was happy with the product and said that PromptWorks was adaptable.

    “Their productivity and accuracy are consistent. Deadlines and budgets are consistently on-target. Due to their agile operation, the team hasn’t missed a step as we continually refine our budgets and timeframes.” – VP, E-Business & Strategic Operations

  • 4
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Mount Laurel Township NJ

    Appsnado is a mobile app development firm based in Mt.Laurel, N.J. Founded in 2013, their team of 150 serves clients in the arts, gaming, media, and automotive sectors. Services include Android, iOS, and hybrid applications.

    Clients
    Jmmao
    Go Mentor
    Evoke
    Check Mate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appsnado developed a scripture memorizing app for a faith-based company. The team incorporated 1400 verses and 50 photos for the app. In its first month, 52 units were already using the app.

    “The website is beautiful and the team was intent on producing a good product”. - CEO, Faith Based Company.

  • 5
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    This Philadelphia-based agency specializes in mobile app and web development and custom software development. Stuzo and its team of nearly  50 employees also have offices in Europe and New York.

    Clients
    Swarovski
    WeWork
    Marie Claire
    Verizon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Stuzo created several interactive projects for a popular award show. The company redesigned a voting app that allows viewers to vote for the winner and a Facebook app that allows fans to watch the show on a live telecast.

    “I appreciate that Stuzo acknowledges the client's expertise. When we come with our ideas, they listen. Some agencies will assume that they know best and will want to push their agendas.” – VP of Digital, Award Show Franchise

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Based in Reston, VA, Savvy Apps is a mobile design and development agency. The team of almost 20 works with businesses of all sizes from innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies.

    Clients
    NFL
    Speek
    PBS
    LifeFuels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Savvy Apps created an app that connects families with geolocation technology. The client was pleased with Savvy App’s work. Since its launch, the app has about 6,000 users and earned positive media coverage as one of the best family locator apps.

    “I just can't say enough good things about Savvy Apps. I have the highest respect for every single person that I've ever worked with at Savvy Apps. They're just so committed to the project.” – President, Locator App Startup

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Merchantville NJ

    Located in Merchantville, New Jersey, Kronos Technologies is a mobile application development company. The small agency was founded in 2008. Their services include mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Kronos Technologies conducts email marketing for a jewelry retailer. The team writes copy and designs graphics to create the content of the emails, which they send to the client's subscribers through Klaviyo.

    "We’ve seen an increase in sales, thanks to Kronos."

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Wilmington DE

    SDD-TECHNOLOGY is a custom mobile and web application and development service. Established in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2014, they have about 10 people on their team. In addition to development, their services include UX/UI design, web design, and IT strategy and consulting. They primarily work in the transportation and business service industries, among others

    Clients
    Pharmbills
    X-logisitcs
    GoDrive
    Colibri Identity
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SDD-TECHNOLOGY designed and developed an iOS app for a digital agency. They were able to integrate it with an existing CRM, and continued to enhance the app after development was completed. The results were great, generating results from users and investors. SDD-TECHNOLOGY was professional and communicative from the beginning of the project. They’ve become the preferred development partner.

    “The project manager is always aware of what’s going on and sends reports about the work status.” – CEO, Digital Agency

  • 9
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Shout Digital is a web and mobile app development company founded in 2009. They have a team of roughly 33 employees across their three locations: Newcastle upon Tyne, England, London, and Philadelphia. Their clients include small businesses and midmarket firms in various industries including government, financial services, and consumer products and services.

    Clients
    Hitachi Capital
    Newcastle Airport
    Parkdean Resorts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Shout Digital supported further development of software built into a web-based portal for a savings service provider. They executed on API integrations and maintained the platform to ensure optimal performance. The product facilitated notable growth, administering more than $1 billion.

    "Their creativity is a real strength." — Managing Director, Savings Service Provider

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Radnor PA

    Envative, based in Rochester, N.Y., is a custom web and mobile app development company that specializes in UX/UI design, web development, and mobile app development for the business services and advertising industries. Founded in 1998, Envative and its team 20 uses its expertise in consulting, design, and programming to develop solutions for its clients that accelerate sales, increase traffic, and grow their brands. 

    Clients
    British Telecom
    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    First American Equipment Finance
    BlackBox Biometrix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Envative helped an airline baggage services company grow its business by building the initial phase of its operating system and integrating software with hardware. 

    "I am very satisfied with [Envative's] performance." – CEO, Airline Baggage Services Company 

  • 11
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Founded in 2014, OpenForge is a development and design company. Located in Philadelphia, their team of 15+ specializes in mobile app development and UX/UI design for clients in the healthcare industry. 

    Clients
    Medical Mutual of Ohio
    New Ocean Health Solutions
    Kemin Industries
    Industries
    Notable Project

    OpenForge created a mobile app that calculates risk and monitors physical therapy patients. The goal was to make a system that would be easy for physical therapists to input into their workflow. Each day, there are new subscribers and downloads.

    "Their team was instrumental to that accomplishment." – Founder & CEO, Physical Therapy Platform

  • 12
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Night Kitchen Interactive is a Philadelphia-based interactive design firm. Founded in 1997, Night Kitchen Interactive's team of 5 employees has over two decades of experience, specializing in web development and design as well as video production. 

    Clients
    Philadelphia Museum of Art Smithsonian Institute
    University of Pennsylvania Academy of Natural Sciences
    Notable Project

    Night Kitchen Interactive partnered with a university academy to help establish the organization's digital presence. The team is creating a digital interface that allows users to connect with exhibits from the organization through a mobile app. They also provide technical consulting services to the organization. The client enjoys working with the team at Night Kitchen Interactive, mainly because of their customer focused mentality.

    "Night Kitchen Interactive has a team that is always engaged with us and is confident in our ability to determine what is best for our visitors."-Senior Director, University 

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Iperdesign, Inc. is a digital branding and design company located in Philadelphia, PA. With 16 experts on staff, the agency has hands-on experience in web design, UI/UX design, web development, mobile app development, and enterprise app modernization for small and mid-market businesses.

    Clients
    WWF
    Wall Street Journal
    Dow Jones
    Philadelphia Eagles
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A training company hired Iperdesign to design and program an iOS app. The app was for individuals who need inspiration to be more successful. The client said that Iperdesign knew exactly what they needed and delivered a high-quality product. They went on to design an Android version of the app.

    “Iperdesign is a perfect combination of strategic and highly creative talent. They understood both the strategic concepts of targets and the creative aspects of marketing.” – Marketing Professional, International Training Company

  • 14
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Malvern PA

    AllianceTek is a software development firm that is headquartered in Malvern, Pa. and was founded in 2004. The company is made up of 27 employees and specializes in custom software development, web development, and enterprise app modernization. 

    Clients
    French Company LLC
    Enviroserve
    Money 360
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AllianceTek worked for a financial company where they developed their website and mobile app for the iOS and Android platforms. After the app was launched, the team continued to update the software and fix any bugs that arose. The app was designed to simulate fluctuations in the stock market and provide insight for investors. 

    "They’ve added tremendous value to our products and used state-of-the-art technology. A lot of our users are in poor school districts, so AllianceTek built the apps to meet low bandwidth and high latency requirements." – CTO, Financial Company

  • 15
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Philadelphia-based development and design company Tonic Design Co. has just over 50 employees who are dedicated to producing the best digital products. The expert team helps with web and UI/UX design, web and mobile app development, and digital strategy for brands worldwide.

    Clients
    Operation Smile
    Abercrombie & Fitch
    PGA Tour
    Hinge
    Notable Project

    An online dating platform went to Tonic Design for help developing an app. Tonic Design built the app from scratch, including backend and frontend features, but did not provide design work. As a result of Tonic Design’s work, the app is one of the highest rated dating apps in the App Store.

    “Tonic Design’s biggest strength is coming in and untangling the messes that someone else made. They simplify things and make them work.” – VP of Engineering, Dating Platform

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New Jersey NJ

    Wama Software is an information technology company headquartered in Ahmedabad, India with another office in Melbourne, Australia that specializes in web development, mobile app development, custom software development, web design, and e-commerce development. Founded in 2011, the company's team of 57 works with middle-market companies, small businesses, and enterprises in the information technology industry. 

    Clients
    Town Wall
    Swift Cloud
    Book You
    Command Center
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wama Software was hired by a real estate lending company to create propriety real estate software. 

    "If you provide clear specs, Wama Software will do a great job...Even when faced with uncertainty, they promptly adjusted and revised elements as needed." — CEO, Real Estate Lending Company 

  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Zivtech is a full-service digital agency with 25 experts on its team. Located in Philadelphia, PA, the agency offers a range of services, including web and app development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy.

    Clients
    US Courts
    City of Philadelphia
    TIME for Kids
    Mitel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare nonprofit hired Zivtech to help them with multiple projects: custom code redesign and Drupal website design. The client received overwhelmingly positive feedback from customers and employees.

    “They have provided all kinds of training for us outside of specific project-based work. For example, when it comes to a certain core module in Drupal or explaining any particular type of code, they’re really personable and flexible with us.” – Web Manager, Healthcare Nonprofit

  • 18
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Radnor PA

    Founded in 1997 in Richmond, VA, CapTech has since expanded to almost 1000 employees across offices in Charlotte, NC, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC. With over 20 years experience in the industry, CapTech offers mobile app development, UI/UX design, IT and data consulting, IT strategy, cloud services, and web content management.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Duke's Mayonnaise
    SEPTA
    Government of Virginia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In an attempt to reach a younger, college student audience, a large bank wanted to develop a mobile game to teach good financial habits and generate brand loyalty. CapTech worked with the bank to develop the app, which has tested well.

     

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New Castle DE

    Ghost Lab is a digital agency based in Columbus, Ohio. Since 2015, the small team of about 10 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    TicketFire
    Parka
    Studium
    PrimeRank
    Notable Project

    Ghost Lab worked on the redesign of a mobile social sharing application. By tweaking the UI and UX, the agency created a more sophisticated look and fluid user experience for the app. All the work was extremely well-received. The client prides Ghost Lab on their great communication and giving insightful feedback.

    "They [Ghost Lab] are very interested in maximizing your results and ensuring your product’s success."- Former Consulting CMO, Social Sharing App

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Wayne PA

    Think It First is a marketing and advertising firm based in Wayne, Pa. Their team of 5 employees has worked with clients of all sizes since the firm's founding in 2010. They specialize in web design and development but also offer digital strategy services to their clients.

    Clients
    Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
    American Heart Association
    Pearl Properties
    Heavyocity
    Notable Project

    Think It First partnered with a tourism company to completely redesign the organization's outdated website. The team improved the UX/UI and added customer-friendly features, including an interactive map. The client was very impressed with the redesigned site, highlighting the new functions to promote their online presence. The client also valued the team's reliability and professionalism.

    "They’re both reactive and proactive in the best possible way. "-Digital Marketing Manager, Tourism Company 

  • 21
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Arcweb Technologies is a software development firm. Their midsize team is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Their team offers custom software development, digital strategy, graphic design, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    A fintech company hired Arcweb Technologies for mobile app development. They built an analytics application on Android and iOS similar to the company's web app and used several charting libraries and REST API.

    "Their ability to match several charting libraries with fast APIs was superb."

  • 22
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    King of Prussia PA

    Fynydd is a software development and IT services firm based in King of Prussia, Pa. Founded in 2010, they have about 10 employees that work with organizations in all industries and organization size. Their services include web design and development, custom software development, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients
    Ore-Ida
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Heinz
    Pfizer
    Notable Project

    Fynydd developed an e-commerce portal for a large-scale scientific association in the United States. Using Umbraco CMS, their engineers integrated more than 200 distinct items into the web store, automated its connection to their member database, and improved the user experience of the site.

    "It was great working with Fynydd. They listened to what we needed and went beyond providing a basic solution to really identifying and solving the base problem." — Membership Director, Scientific Association

  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Newark DE

    Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Port Orange, Fla., Celerik is a digital product development company with a team of 50 that specializes in custom software development, web development, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and IT consulting. They work with clients in the energy, government, business services, media, non-profit, and manufacturing industries from additional offices in London and Columbia.

    Clients
    UK Space Agency
    Satellite Applications Catapult
    Transcends
    Energy Planning Unit of Colombia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Celerik provided an IT company with mobile app development, Azure Cloud work, and an API management strategy.They provided the client with a SaaS-based business model for successful inventory fulfillment.

    “Celerik did an excellent job managing expectations throughout, ensuring they had the capability the user stories we required, based their measure velocity and our project budget. They made sure the deliverables aligned with our vision for the product.”– VP of Product Management, IT Company

  • 24
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Rise is a digital agency headquartered in Philadelphia. The company, founded in 2017, provides web development, content marketing, mobile app development, and web design services. The company’s 5 people work mostly with mid-market businesses, but they do work with some small businesses. Their clients are in a variety of industries including consumer products & services, health care & medical, and IT. 

    Clients
    Ebay
    Pet Stop
    Hershey Harvest
    CAREL
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rise did web development for an elder care provider. The client needed a website, and Rise developed their website, and continues to manage and maintain the site. Additionally, the company is working on a new site for the client. Since working with the company, the client has seen an increase in visibility. 

    “Our online presence has grown 50% year over year through a combination of successful web and local searches.” — Director of Marketing, Elder Care Provider
     

  • 25
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    East Windsor NJ

    Plutomen Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is an IT services company based in Ahmedabad, India. Founded in 2016, their team consists of less than 50 employees. They specialize in AR/VR development, mobile app development, and enterprise app modernization. They primarily serve small and midmarket clients in IT, education, and real estate.
     

    Clients
    Prima Automation
    Inscale Interactive
    Rohan
    Home Design Outlet Center
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Plutomen Technologies Pvt. Ltd. refreshed a website for a consumer electronics brand. This included maintenance, IT support, upgrades, design, and customer support. They also added new features such as a blog section, a news page, and a career opportunities section. The client was pleased with the final website.

    “The core people at Plutomen made our cooperation easy and ensured the site was delivered on time. Our partnership has helped us become extremely fruitful, as a company.” – Operations Head, Consumer Electronics Brand
     

  • 26
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    MW2 Consulting is a certified Magento partner that specializes in e-commerce development, SEO, web design, and mobile app development. Founded in 1999, the company helps B2B and direct-to-consumer brands create strategic solutions. Their team consists of 33 employees and operates out of San Jose, Calif.

    Clients
    Stella&Dot
    Tupperware
    GAP
    Apple
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MW2 Consulting helped a jeweler drive traffic to their website and improve customer experience. The team developed a new user-friendly website that was also compatible with mobile devices. They then oversaw the content migration, making sure that all processes continued as expected.

    "The thing that stands out the most to me is their focus within Magento; they’ve been on the cutting-edge in terms of application development for large corporations." – VP of E-Commerce, Jeweler

  • 27
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Princeton NJ

    Cabeus is an IT solutions and services firm based in Princeton, N.J. With a small team of fewer than 10 employees, Cabeus provides ECM consulting, custom software development, and mobile app development to life sciences and pharmaceutical companies.

    Clients
    Bristol-Myers Squibb
    Roche-Genentech
    Becton-Dickinson
    Bayer Health Care
    Notable Project

    Cabeus put in place a SharePoint system to optimize a pharmaceutical company's operational processes and record management. The governance model Cabeus implemented allowed the client to become substantially more durable and efficient, as team members were able to understand with greater specificity the tasks assigned to them and the roles they held. 

    "I felt like I got better value for my money because this was a partnership." – Enterprise Content Architect, Pharmaceutical Company

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    The Tactile Group is a full solution digital agency based in Philadelphia. Founded in 2004, the Tactile Group has more than 10 employees offer web development, web design, custom software development, and UX/UI services to local, state, and federal government entities, as well as enterprises and non-profits.

    Clients
    Amazon
    Vetter Pet Care
    Atkin Olshin Schade Architects
    City of Boston
    Notable Project

    The Tactile Group was hired by a federal agency to build a performance report app. The Tactile Group used PHP, with a MySQL database and a Tableau server. The Tactile Group's technical capabilities ensured a data collection burden reduction of 89%, and received a government performance assessment average of 3.5/4 for their work with the agency.

    “Utilizing and working from an integrated schedule, The Tactile Group consistently delivers high quality products on-time and within budget.” – Contracting Officer Representative, Federal Agency

  • 29
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Quakertown PA

    NuCitrus Technologies is a Philadelphia based web design and development firm. NuCitrus Technologies' team of about a dozen employees mainly works with small organizations but also has experience working with mid-market and some large organizations. The firm, founded in 2012, specializes in web, e-commerce, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    New Jersey Audobon
    Habitat for Humanity
    West Chester University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    NuCitrus Technologies partnered with a nonprofit for a website update. The team at NuCitrus Technologies developed a UX-focused website with a CMS overlay for the organization. NuCitrus Technologies also developed mobile apps that were compatible with both IOS and Android for the client. The client was impressed with how devoted the team at NuCitrus Technologies is, and has since given NuCitrus Technologies full responsibility over its IT operations. 

    "They will do just about anything our organization needs, and they go above and beyond, even if that means pulling old wires, replacing things, and working over weekends." – Executive Director, Nonprofit 

  • 30
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Wilmington DE

    DataRoot Labs is a full-service data science and artificial intelligence company with offices in Israel and Ukraine. Since 2016, their team of about 20 work with mainly mid-market clients. They specialize in big data consulting and artificial intelligence. 

    Clients
    PROMO
    Everad
    Bookimed
    SPrava
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A marketing company hired DataRoot Labs for their SEO services. After conducting research, the agency monitored keywords in Google. The client was pleased with the results.

    "We pay only 10% per keyword now, thanks to their work." — CEO, Marketing Company

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