The Best Consumer App Developer in Melbourne

Looking for a top mobile app developer for consumer apps in Melbourne?

The difference between a consumer app and an enterprise app is consumer mobile apps aim to make tasks easier for consumers. For example, an app like Mint is for budget planning and tracking; an app like Candy Crush is for playing a game. On the other hand, enterprise apps help with functional business needs such as project management or customer relationship management. To find the best consumer app developer for your business, make sure to look for experience working with other consumer products.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top consumer mobile application development company in Melbourne. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Melbourne Consumer App Developer

  • 1

    IndiaNIC Infotech Limited

    Founded in 1998, IndiaNIC is a mobile app and web development industry veteran. Since its founding, IndiaNIC has expanded to two offices in Ahmedabad, India and Sunnyvale, CA. The team of over 400 employees handles projects in mobile and web development, IoT solutions, wearable technology, and mobile gaming.

    Notable Project

    One of IndiaNIC’s clients is a travel agency that wanted its clients to be able to book and schedule events on web and mobile devices. IndiaNIC delivered a website and iOS and Android apps that the travel agency’s clients loved.

    “I’ve never had an issue with them. The quality of IndiaNIC’s work is amazing, as was the communication. I felt comfortable working with them, and was always kept up-to-date.” – CEO, Travel Agency

    Former clients
    Adidas
    McDonalds
    Best Buy
    Yahoo
    Pepsi
    Cisco
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    4.7
    4.7
    42 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    DreamWalk App Development

    DreamWalk is an app development company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia that specializes in application testing, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development. Founded in 2009, the company is comprised of fewer than 10 employees. The travel division of a publishing house hired DreamWalk to create an iOS app that allows users to access travel guides at a cheaper cost.  The app was successful and was listed as a top 10 app in the Australian iTunes store. "DreamWalk was very accessible and it didn't try to hide anything from us." – Editor, Publishing House Coca-Cola, Melbourne University,  Holmesglen Institute, New Mexico Tourism 

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    4.6
    4.6
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Wave Digital

    Wave Digital is a development agency with offices in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. With under 50 members on their team, the agency has focused on mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design since its founding in 2000.

    Notable Project

    Wave Digital designed a global health app for a medical information provider. The agency was dedicated to the project's success and delivered a platform that exceeded expectations. The client was impressed by how quickly the work was completed and their dedication.

    "We were impressed with their level of communication and commitment to creating the app to our exact requirements." – Developing Countries Program Manager, Medical Information Provider

    Former clients
    Vic Roads
    AMP
    Peter Mac
    South East Water
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Startup Smart Awards (2013)

  • 4

    Appetiser

    Appetiser was founded in 2016 and is based in Melbourne, Australia. They are a mobile and web app development agency that works primarily with midmarket clients. Their team of over 100 specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Notable Project

    Appetiser worked with a tourism company to develop and maintain a tourism and storytelling app. They integrated a API that let the app integrate with Google Places and designed a UX/UI for both iOS and Android. The app passed its user goal of 1000 and has withstood increased traffic during major events.

    “Project management has been amazing. Appetiser’s communication has been fantastic and transparent. They provide both regularly scheduled and ad-hoc updates” – Director, Tourism Company

    Former clients
    Accent Group
    Youfoodz
    Amber Tiles
    Roamni & Formula 1
    Youfoodz. Cisco & Optus
    Daikin
    Accent Group
    Spell & The Gypsy Collective
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Launchpad App Development

    Launchpad App Development is a boutique innovation consultancy with around 10 employees. The company was founded in 2015 and operates out of Melbourne, Australia. The team specializes in iOS and Android app development and custom software development, but offers services in many other areas.

    Notable Project

    Launchpad partnered with a social media startup to create a calendar sharing app for iOS and Android devices that allows users to stay connected with their friends and family while they are traveling.

    “Everything worked well, and throughout the process, Launchpad didn’t simply go with what I said, but they also considered ways of making the app better. I feel that I made the right choice with Launchpad.” — Founder, Social Media Startup

    Former clients
    Buddy
    Genesis Fitness Club
    FixMy
    Swing2Perfection
    Life Pulse
    Mazee
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Jhavtech Studios

    Jhavtech Studios is a software company founded in 2011 and based in Brighton, Australia. With more than 10 members, they provide mobile app development, custom software development, and IT strategy consulting services for clients in the fields of education and IT solutions.

    Notable Project

    Jhavtech Studios developed a web platform and mobile app for a construction firm. The web platform and app were to be used for reporting, inspecting, and other internal operations. Jhavtech Studios’ work has been met with positive feedback.

    "Everything went well.” - Project Manager, Construction Firm

    Former clients
    University of Melbourne
    Education Services Australia
    Janison Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Brighton, Australia
    4.5
    4.5
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Appello Software

    Founded in 2016, Appello Software is a software design and development company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. They also have other Austrailian offices in Newcastle, Brisbane and Melbourne, and an additional office in London.  Their team of 4 employees specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design and mobile marketing. They primarily serve consumer products, entertainment and hospitality industries.

    Notable Project

    Appello software employed a diverse tech stack to make a mobile dating app for a social dating platform. They used the client’s designs and several complex algorithms to make a finished iOS app that matched users based on a suite of criteria, including proximity to other users, profile data, and engagement with the app. The app received positive reviews and received over 50,000 users after becoming available on the iOS app store.

    “I equate value to the rate at which a firm can produce quality products. By that measurement, Appello Software excels beyond the norm. They represent the difference between a good service provider and a great service provider.” – Chief Design Officer, Social Dating Platform

    Former clients
    Hugg
    Marine Trade
    Kidadl
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    22 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Butterfly

    Butterfly is a digital agency that is based in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 2006, their team of about 40 are specialists in web design and development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design. 

    Notable Project

    Butterfly revamped an outdated website. The client wanted their website to have a brand new look and feel with integrated ticketing functionality. The client was impressed that the agency stuck to their tight deadline.

    "I didn’t really know what the website would be like, but I was really blown away by their work on the design, usability, and functionality, as well as their level of experience."–Founder, Event Service Firm

    Former clients
    Helfie
    Creative Tech Business
    Kanga News
    National Disability Services
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    IMA Winner: Best in Class (2017) , W3 Award: Silver (2016) , Horizon Interactive Awards: Bronze Winner

  • 9

    Elegant Media

    Elegant Media is a mobile technology headquartered in Clayton, Australia that specializes in mobile app development, but also provides web development, AR/VR development, and artificial intelligence services. The company was founded in 2011 and employs a team of nearly 50. They mainly work with small- and mid-sized businesses in a wide variety of industries.

    Notable Project

    A community organization partnered with Elegant Media to develop an app for iOS and Android with a push notification system and GPS functionality. The system was well-received by users improved the organization's engagement efforts.

    “Their designs were amazing, crystal clear, and modern. Their pricing was good, and everything went well.” — Coordinator, Community Organization

    Former clients
    Breastfeeding
    Reno Market
    My Garage
    Abuse is Not Ok
    Safe As App
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    4.5
    4.5
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Appomate

    Appomate is a mobile app development company based in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 2011, it has 4 employees and provides mobile app development and marketing strategy services.

    Notable Project

    Appomate built an iOS app for an educational technology company. The goal was to create a user-friendly app for children, teachers, and parents that helps children think more positively. The client has been pleased with the app's continued success.

    "The app has over 30,000 downloads...and we are still seeing new downloads over seven years after launch." –Director, EdTech Company

    Former clients
    Adidas
    Loreal
    CCAA
    Axcess Golf
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    4.5
    4.5
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Techne R&D Holdings Ltd

    Techne R&D Holdings Ltd is a mobile app development company, founded in 2017 and based in Hong Kong; Melbourne, Australia' and Shenzhen, China. The team has 17 employees which include UX, UI designers and developers. They work with a range of companies, typically in e-commerce, professional services, and startups.

    Notable Project

    Techne R&D Holdings Ltd used Java to develop an iOS/Android app for a transportation company. They employed an API that connects to necessary resources and security features, simplifying tax processes for rideshare drivers. Techne R&D Holdings Ltd delivered a bug-free app to the client, which is being used by thousands of drivers.

    “We have over 4,800 users and downloads and have had excellent user feedback. We haven’t had any bugs and the platform is scalable. Techne R&D Holding Limited solved the problem and did a really good job. The platform is simple and easy for drivers to access.” – Co-Founder & Managing Director, Transportation Company

    Former clients
    Charity Drive Days
    Fangsong
    Rideshare Tax
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place South Yarra, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    The Digital Embassy

    Founded in 1998, The Digital Embassy is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia with other locations in Sydney and Melbourne. With 15 employees, they provide web development, digital strategy, and web design services for enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses. They focus on government, manufacturing, and financial services industries.

    Notable Project

    The Digital Embassy was hired to assist and develop a corporate branding platform for a biological company's website. They configured a landing page as well. They are open and honest about what they think is best for the client.

    "They are open with their thoughts and not afraid to voice opinions if they do not think that it is the best for my company." –CEO, Biological Company

    Former clients
    ElectricSuper
    StLukeHealth
    Beston Global Foods
    Government of South Australia
    Philmac
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Silver Winner (2019): The W3 Awards

  • 13

    XAM

    XAM is a development agency based in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2014 with around 20 members on their team, the agency specializes in web, mobile app, and custom software development. 

    Notable Project

    XAM revamped a coaching mobile app after the client reviewed user feedback. The agency worked on restructuring the application and refreshing design elements. The new functions helped the app grow. 

    "Their skillset – from customer service to UX – has covered every aspect of the scope." – Founder, Coaching Mobile App

    Former clients
    KMart
    Sydney Waters
    University of South Australia
    Vodafone
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 14

    Techie Pixel

    Techie Pixel is an IT solutions and services company based in Ahmedabad, India, with offices in Melbourne, Australia; Ontario, Canada; and Cedar Knolls, N.J. The company, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, mobile app development, web development, and digital strategy services to small and larger-sized companies and institutions in the arts & entertainment, education, business services, and several other industries.  

    Notable Project

    An e-commerce platform company hired Techie Pixel to develop its website and app. The website is to be linked to the company's social media accounts, with updates being simultaneously posted and products can be shareable. It should also feature multiple payment options. To date, the app is still under development, but the work being done by Techie Pixel has received positive feedback from the internal teams.

    "Techie Pixel is organized and informative despite language boundaries. The team is hard-working, imaginative, and capable." - CEO, E-Commerce Platform Company

    Former clients
    Healthline Talk
    The Medical Trader
    Leuva
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Atlasopen

    Atlasopen is a media firm based in Melbourne, Australia. FOunded in 2017, with fewer than 10 employees, their team specializes in web, mobile app, and e-commerce development. 

    Notable Project

    Atlasopen developed a custom website with search features for an exercise physiology business. The agency operated their social media accounts and handled SEO. The client prides Atlasopen on their excellent communication. 

    "Within 6–8 weeks, we improved our online presence, and our customers were very impressed with our website."– Owner, Exercise Physiology Business

    Former clients
    Fashion Club Wear
    WiseOwlInvestor
    Firmchecker
    Exile Shorts
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Port Melbourne, Australia
    4.9
    4.9
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Cnab Digital

    Cnab Digital is a creative digital commerce agency located in Cranbourne, West Australia. Founded in 2017, they currently have about 1 employee. The team provides web and mobile app development as well as UX/UI design services to small businesses and midmarket agencies in the following industries: consumer products and services, retail, and information technology. 

    Notable Project

    Cnab Digital developed a custom content management system for a curated loyalty and rewards solutions agency. They also implemented website advancements for third-party clients and built apps. The timely deliverables not only satisfied requirements but also pleased multiple stakeholders.

    "They take the initiative and provide added value beyond the original scope." — Director, Curated Loyalty & Rewards Solutions Company

    Former clients
    Floral Hub
    Connectivise
    Qetoe
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cranbourne West, Australia
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Baya.digital

    Baya.digital is a software company that’s headquartered in Hampton, Ga. and founded in 2005. Their team of over 10 experts offers custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in various industries.

    Notable Project

    Baya.digital developed a records management system for an event logistics firm. The firm needed a new way to manage their inventory, invoices, and other important data. Baya.digital was able to finish the project in just three months.

    “The project Manager that we were assigned was very easy to communicate with and provide us updates and extra ideas.” - Founder, Event Logistics Firm

    Former clients
    MasterCard
    Axis Bank
    smartwisdom
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Heidelberg, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Pipelabs

    Pipelabs is an app and web product development and integration consultancy based in Melbourne, Australia, with an office in Auckland, New Zealand. The consultancy, founded in 2019, has a team of around ten that provides e-commerce development, custom software development, UX/UI design, web development, and mobile app development services to small and larger-sized companies in the e-commerce, financial services, and real estate industries.

    Notable Project

    A retail business hired Pipelabs to develop and maintain its e-commerce solution within a short timeframe.The engagement involved integrating the Shopify frontend not only with the business's own ERP system (POS, financials, warehouse management, etc) but also the systems of the head office for access to all imagery, product details, etc. Pipelabs completed the project on time despite the tight deadline and the website was able to handle a greater-than-expected growth brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    "We really feel as if the Pipelabs team is simply an extension of our own team." - Commercial Manager, Retail Business

    Former clients
    Thirsty Camel Australia
    Jeff Banks
    Palace Cinemas
    AIRR
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Melbourne, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    Sunflowee Biztech Private Limited

    Sunflowee Biztech Private Limited is a software company founded in 2019 in Ahmedabad, India. Their team of more than 10 provides web, e-commerce, and mobile app development solutions for small businesses in the fields of IT, e-commerce, and other services.

    Notable Project

    Sunflowee Biztech Private Limited built an Android app for a gardening company. The app dynamically presented the services of the gardening company. Users of the app found it easier to transact with the company.

    “...we are satisfied with their work.” - Director, Gardening Company

    Former clients
    Gardenify
    Coffeefy
    AIMSA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Victoria, Australia
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    Coding Pro

    Coding Pro is a software house founded in 2018 in Lahore, Pakistan with no more than 10 experts. They specialize in web development, social media marketing, and web design solutions for clients ranging from small startups to large firms.

    Notable Project

    Coding Pro developed a software solution for a time management platform. The platform had Coding Pro develop the firmware for the specialized time collecting hardware. Coding Pro exceeded the platform’s expectations with the results.

    “Everyone in the team was impressed by Coding Pro's knowledge in programming and their background knowledge.” - CEO, Time Management Platform

    Former clients
    GlamourByMA
    Bahu Chem
    Royal Leather Industries Limited
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Footscray, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    inoutput

    inoutput is a software development company founded in 2012 and based in Collingwood, Australia. Their 5 employees handle mobile app development, enterprise app modernization, and IT strategy consulting for mainly small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    inoutput, using PHP, built a custom online marketplace for an intellectual property platform. They were able to develop using multiple frameworks and effectively manage their work, something that previous partners for the clients had not been able to accomplish. The engagement of the beta-testing has been high. The client lauds inoutput on their excellent project management. 

    "Apart from having that project management side—which is absolutely crucial—they’ve got not just the technology but the user experience front of mind. And they’re good at it. That’s a pretty rare combination." – Founder, Idea Platform

    Former clients
    Mutual Trust
    Norwood
    Vic Health
    TAC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Collingwood, Australia
    4.3
    4.3
    2 Clutch reviews
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