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There are multiple types of social media apps – from social networking (Facebook) to video sharing (TikTok) to photo sharing (Instagram) to bookmarking (Pinterest). Popular social media app development features include a feed, chat and messaging, notifications, and user accounts. User accounts and space to interact with others are must-have features in a social media app because users expect to be able to update a profile picture and share content with friends.

When hiring a social media app development company, consider your budget. Social media app development costs vary depending on if you're working with a developer with a fixed price or hourly rate.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top social media application developers in Australia. 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 Australia Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Melbourne Australia

    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.

    Clients
    Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
    Adidas
    McDonalds
    Tata
    Industries
    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

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sydney Australia

    EB Pearls is a mobile app development company headquartered in Sydney, Australia with offices in Melbourne, Australia and Lalitpur, Nepal.  EB Pearls is comprised of 132 employees that specializes in e-commerce development, UX/UI design, mobile app development, and web development. Founded in 2005, the company works with enterprises, small businesses, and middle-market companies across industries such as retail, telecommunications, business services, arts, entertainment, and music, government, and non-profit.

    Clients
    WWF
    NSW Education
    NSW Health
    Austrade
    Industries
    Notable Project

    EB Pearls was hired by a not-for-profit initiative to create a user-friendly app for people looking for work in the disability, community, and aged-care sector. 

    "The app now gives smartphone users a faster and simplified UX. It has added another dimension to our service and given us a steadily growing database of job seekers." – National Manager, Nonprofit initiative 

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    South Yarra Australia

    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 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    DreamWalk rebuilt existing mobile apps for a wedding planning platform. The team provided development, UI/UX designs, and testing services for the iOS and Android apps

    "They're clearly passionate about what they do and excel at delivering a quality product."

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond Australia

    Launchpad App Development partners with disruptive startups and revolutionary brands all over Australia and the world to create digital products that delight users and rewrite the rules of traditional business models.

     
    We have a unique approach to helping startups and brands solve the challenge of delivering amazing user experiences, across all digital channels, to achieve growth in a highly measurable way.

    Clients
    Mitre 10 (7.9b revenue)
    esri (1.1b revenue)
    LEGO
    Victoria State Government
    Industries
    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

  • 5
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Willoughby Australia

    DeviceBee Technologies is a software development company headquartered in Dubai, with offices in Kuwait, San Francisco, and Lahore, Pakistan. Founded in 2011, the team of 31 specializes in mobile app development, web development, and e-commerce development. They work primarily with small businesses, focusing on consumer products and services, government, and information technology.  

    Clients
    Schlumberger
    Emaar Properties Expo 2020
    Dubai LG Electronics
    Carrefour Middle East
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DeviceBee Technologies worked on mobile app development for an oil and gas company. They designed and developed a mobile app to brief trainees on local and company-wide standards, policies, and rules. The app also allows them to easily book travel arrangements. The client appreciated their communication throughout the project.

    “They welcomed all of our questions and encouraged us to reach out. That mentality and level of responsiveness is not something that I’ve found working with other vendors. Their communication demonstrated to us that they were listening to our needs and really understood the project.” – IT Support Manager, Oil and Gas Company  

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Richmond Australia

    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.

    Clients
    Youfoodz
    Cisco
    Optus
    Daikin
    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

  • 7
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Benowa Australia

    Groovy The Web Firm is a web design and digital marketing company headquartered in Nadiad, India. It was founded in 2015 and has 14 employees. They offer custom software development, mobile app development, and web development services. They mainly serve midmarket and small business clients in the IT, health care & medicine, and e-commerce sectors.  

    Clients
    MyCribBooking Malaysia
    XtraRecharge India
    BuyandSellOffers USA
    Pipeline Management Australia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Groovy built a data management system to track pipeline construction for a software development consulting company. The system was accessible on the web and both iOS and Android devices, which improved efficiency and increased the speed and quality of the system. The client was grateful for their organization and ability to provide high-quality results.

    “Their ability to deliver high-quality work promptly is their main strength. Their understanding of complex requirements—especially when revisiting defects after a long period—was excellent.” –Operations Manager, Software Development Consulting Company

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Clayton Australia

    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.

    Clients
    Australian Federal Government
    Bendix
    BeyondBlue
    Australian Media Group
    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

  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sydney Australia

    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.

    Clients
    EY
    WeWork
    BlackRock
    Starbucks
    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

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Melbourne Australia

    Lizard Global is a full-stack digital company based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, with an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of more than 20 that provides mobile app development, web development, UX/UI design, and business consulting services to small and larger-sized companies and institutions in the business services, education, financial services, and other industries.

    Clients
    RiA
    Skoon
    KFC
    Alliander
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lizard Global designed and developed a platform for a secure contract creation firm wherein contracts can be generated, signed even by multiple signatories, and stored securely. Lizard Global developed the platform from concept to implementation, and to date, development is still in progress towards an MVP.

    "I was impressed with the rigorous structure of the workflow, that still manages to accommodate changes to the plan and unforeseen inclusions." - Product Owner and Design Consultant for the Secure Contract Creation Firm 

  • 11
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Hope Island Australia

    Kwix Global Solutions is a development agency based in Queensland, Australia, that was established in 2015. Their team of fewer than 50 employees provides mobile app development, web development, UX/UI design services. 

    Clients
    Service Hero
    YO Doctor
    EventPlus
    GrandTab
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kwix Global Solutions developed iOS, Android, and web apps an electronic-management system company. Their team configured the app to track the required hours a student driver needs before receiving their license and evaluates a student's progress. The solutions received positive reviews from users,

    "We have had extremely positive feedback on both the apps and the web from real-time users, and we are currently in discussions with the numerous state government departments to further develop the service."–Project Manager, Electronic Management System Company

  • 12
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Atwell Australia

    Founded in 2017, Scale3C is a software development firm that offers mobile app development, custom software development, and web development services to their small business and mid-market clients in the IT, real estate, and non-profit industries. Their 25 employees are based out of Vilnius, Lithuania.

    Clients
    Kiln
    Getch Foundation
    DanskeBank
    transferGo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Scale3C recently worked on mobile app development for a real estate platform. They promoted an MVP and created an iOS app to connect homeowners with agents for that client.

    “The investor feedback we get is that the website and the product are great.” — Founder, Real Estate Platform

  • 13
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    North Sydney Australia

    Gomeeki is a mobile commerce company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2008, the company is comprised of fewer than 50 employees and specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, digital strategy, and mobile and app marketing.

    Clients
    Aussie Farmers Direct
    Brisbane Broncos
    Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)
    Health Partners
    Notable Project

    Gomeeki was hired by an online food delivery business to build iOS and Android apps that made it possible to list products and process payments in a user-friendly manner.

    "Gomeeki understood and improved our concept and had a solid plan to execute it." – Owner, Online Food Delivery Business 

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    South Yarra Australia

    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.

    Clients
    University of Hong Kong
    Rideshare Tax
    Charity Drive Days
    Kubic Transport
    Industries
    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

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sydney Australia

    DigiGround is a mobile application development company based in Syndney. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of more than ten that provides mobile app and web development services to various companies.

    Clients
    Sports Focus Physiotherapy
    Bayside BEC
    youchamp
    Oktion
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DigiGround was hired by a B2B Publication to develop, maintain, and update three websites and making them attractive to a larger audience and increasing site traffic. DigiGround delivered these websites and continue to maintain and update them, meeting the Publication's requirements and expectations.

    "I have seen a progressive increase in site traffic and overall higher search rankings." - Managing Director, B2B Publication

  • 16
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brendale Australia

    Snapio Pty Ltd is a software development company founded in 2020 in Brendale, Australia. Their team of more than two offers custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to small and medium-sized businesses alike.

    Clients
    HotHardware
    ProVita Safety Services
    Qikcar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Snapio Pty Ltd developed a mobile customer app for a software dev firm. The firm had an API prepared and needed a partner to develop an iOS and Android app with it. The client of the firm is happy with the results.

    “Snapio were very quick to hit the ground running with the app, providing mockups of screens within a few days after our initial meeting.” - Director, Software Dev Firm

  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Alexandria Australia

    Mobile app development company Arcade Dev House was founded in 2010. Their small team is in , China and Sydney, Australia. Arcade Dev House offers mobile app development, web development, mobile & app marketing, and cloud consulting & SI.

    Clients
    Kaspersky Lab
    Westfield
    Betfair
    Lendlease
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Arcade Dev House has been a software maintenance platform's developer team for over two years. Their service includes disciplined, versatile, and agile software development.

    "Working with Arcade has been a turning point for our business."

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mudgeeraba Australia

    Founded in 2013, ATeamIndia is a digital solutions company based in Trivandrum, India, with an office in Sosun Magu, Maldives. The team of 17 specializes in web development, mobile app development, and custom software development. They primarily serve small businesses in the IT and e-commerce industries.  

    Clients
    Blacksmith International
    Utah
    USA CrowdPatch
    UK Omega Learning
    Industries
    Notable Project

    aTeamIndia built a web-based project management tool using Laravel for a supply chain management firm. Using wireframes, they developed a database and features to produce reports. The project is ongoing and the client was impressed with the team's dedication to their work. 

    "Their responsiveness, reliability, and responsibility stand out the most to me. The team takes their work seriously and is highly receptive to feedback. aTeamIndia fully utilizes their skills and resources to maximize our results." — Director of Operations, Supply Chain Management Firm

     

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chatswood Australia

    The Kirin Lab, an app development firm, was founded in 2018. Their small team is based in Singapore, Singapore. Their services include mobile app development, web development, and Artificial Intelligence.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    After building prototypes and an MVP, The Kirin Lab developed and continues to update an Android and iOS app using React Native and PostgreSQL. It has a dashboard for the client to gain insight into its usage.

    "Quote."

  • 20
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sydney Olympic Park Australia

    IIH Global is a web and software development agency in India. The company has a team of 46 specialists who offer web development and custom software development. Founded in 2013, IIH Global's clientele is primarily small, midmarket, or enterprise businesses in the IT, gambling, or e-commerce industries.
     

    Clients
    FLOORS TO WALLS
    MORENA MORNA
    CHARITY ACCELERATOR
    MODELS INC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    IIH Global provided web development for a furniture distributor. They began the project by building a website in Magento 1 and incorporating extensions then rebuilt the site and extensions when the client decided to migrate to Magento 2. The web application has been well-received by users as more extensions are consistently added.

    “We continue to receive positive reactions as we improve the website more and more every day. For example, we just added the ability to share variations and explain variations of products by using an image icon for the product itself, which users have been very excited about.” – Director, Furniture Distributor
     

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Melbourne Australia

    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.

    Clients
    Tommy Bahama Australia (Shopify eCommerce
    Apparel 21)
    Thirsty Camel Australia ecommerce store (Magento 2
    Drive Yello
    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

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Melbourne Australia

    Exo Digital, an UX agency, is located in Docklands, Australia. The small agency was founded in 2019. Their team specializes in ux/ui design, branding, digital strategy, web design, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Exo Digital was hired by a SaaS security platform to provide branding and web design services. They developed the client's brand’s positioning and messaging and designed the site based on the partner's needs.

    "It was great to talk to someone in the same field as me."

  • 23
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cranbourne West Australia

    VJ Digital is a software development company based in Cranbourne, Western Australia. They were founded in 2019, and they currently have a team of fewer than 50 employees. The group provides a variety of digital services, including web development and custom software development. 

    Clients
    Timtopham
    Holleytech
    Supremepizza Online
    Davina Perret Music Studio
    Industries
    Notable Project

    VJ Digital maintains an SEO-optimized site for a music educator platform. Their services include regularly backing up the site and implementing updates. Internal stakeholders are pleased with the team's reliability.

    "Harry is always available via Slack, which is our main communication method. He responds quickly to any questions or requests I may have. I enjoy the fact that I'm communicating with the same person each time I need help."–Project Manager, Musical Product Client

  • 24
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Fortitude Valley Australia
    Adaptive Media, an application development company, is in Fortitude Valley, Australia; Robina, Australia and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. The company specializes in mobile app development, blockchain, IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and more and has a small team.The company was founded in 2016.
    Industries
  • 25
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Melbourne Australia
    Aptiture Digital, a content marketing company, was launched in 2003. The small team offers content marketing, digital strategy, email marketing, mobile app development, and more. The firm is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Perth Australia

    Apps People is an app development company. Headquartered in Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia and London , United Kingdom, their small team provides mobile app development, custom software development, and web development. The firm was founded in 2015.

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Fortitude Valley Australia
    Envisage Apps is a small Fortitude Valley, Australia-based mobile application development company. Launched in 1999, the team focuses on mobile app development, ux/ui design, digital strategy, marketing strategy, and more.
  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cranbourne East Australia
    Devmunks Infosystem is an application development company in Ahmedabad, India and Cranbourne East, Australia. The small team offers mobile app development, ux/ui design, web development, and social media marketing and was established in 2018.
    Industries
  • 29
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sydney Australia
    Established in 2018, Hitek Vietnam is an app development firm. Their small team is located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Sydney, Australia and specializes in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.
  • 30
    $5,000+
    Freelancer
    Australind Australia
    Wasp Digital is a small app development company founded in 2015. Their services include mobile app development and custom software development. The firm is based in Australind, Australia.
    Industries
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