The Best Digital Publishing App Developers in Russia

Looking for a top digital publishing app developer in Russia?

Publishing apps are best for content marketing, branding, advertising, and other online content-related activities. Whether you're a newspaper or magazine attempting to make publishing easier for your staff or a small business hoping to scale content marketing, a publishing app may be a good fit to help you meet your goals.

Take a look at our app development companies that have experience creating publishing apps. They can show you examples of their work and advise you on the best features and capabilities for your publishing app.

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

List of the Best Russia Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1

    Umbrella IT

    Umbrella IT is a development service company that's headquartered in Taganrog, Russia. They also have locations in Dubai and Vancouver, Canada. Umbrella IT was founded in 2009 and provides services for web and mobile app development. Umbrella IT has more than 150 employees that provide a range of services. 

    Notable Project

    Umbrella IT developed the second iteration of a popular social media networking app. While the new version hasn't launched, it's already received positive feedback. The client is confident about its success. 

    "They [Umbrella IT] work at the highest level possible. If you know what you want, it will be built exactly per your specifications." – CEO, Social Networking App

    Former clients
    PoolTracker
    Bounce
    SheKnows Media
    Optimizer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Taganrog, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    25 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    iD EAST

    iD East is a mobile application production firm located in Moscow and Volgograd, Russia. Founded in 2008, iD East's team of around 20 employees specializes in mobile app development. The firm also offers UI/UX design and software development services to its clients. iD East has worked with clients of all sizes from the financial services, real estate, and energy industries.  

    Notable Project

    iD East was tasked with helping a manufacturing company with a mobile app development. They helped design the app and created the screens, all while building a parallel, Android app as well. Both apps have received positive user feedback, and iD East impressed with their ability to follow strict development guidelines. 

    "We have strict corporate guidelines, so it was quite difficult to create something nice and creative that abided by our guidelines. iD EAST managed to do that. "-MultiMedia Director, Manufacturing Company 

    Former clients
    Tanuki
    Petrol Plus
    Siemens
    Don Stroi-Investment
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Moscow, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    CleverPumpkin

    Founded in 2011, CleverPumpkin is an application development agency that offers mobile app development, wearable app development, and UX/UI design services to their small business, mid-market, and enterprise clients in the arts and entertainment, education, and healthcare industries. Their 50 employees are based out of St. Petersburg, Russia. 

    Notable Project

    CleverPumpkin recently worked on an iOS app for a fitness tech startup. They facilitated communication between trainers and users with this app for the client.

    “As a result of CleverPumpkin’s development, we managed to start onboarding clients. ” — Co-Founder, Fitness Tech Startup

    Former clients
    Sports.ru
    TechMedia
    Cryptopay
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Touch Instinct

    Touch Instinct is based in St. Petersburg, Russia. The team of more than 30 develops apps for businesses across industries – mainly focusing on the arts and entertainment industry. Touch Instinct optimizes its mobile products for wearable devices and is a leader in wearable app development.

    Notable Project

    A leading digital agency in Russia needed Touch Instinct to build apps for both Android and iOS. Touch Instinct dealt with product management, development, and quality assurance for the apps. All the projects fell within the client’s budget and were delivered on time.

    “We are happy with Touch Instinct because they’ve delivered on their promise to provide an excellent development team, which helped us successfully build numerous projects.” – CTO, digital agency

    Former clients
    Boom
    Wild Apricot
    Riot Games
    Rimble
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place St Petersburg, Russia
    4.9
    4.9
    30 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Application Developers Alliance , Google Developers Certified Agency

  • 5

    Surf

    Surf is a mobile app development studio founded in 2011 in Voronezh, Russia. Surf's team of nearly 40 employees specializes in Android and iOS mobile app development and UI/UX design. The firm primarily works with clients from the retail, IT, and manufacturing industries. 

    Notable Project

    Surf was contracted to perform updates and maintenance for a mobile app. Surf made improvements to the visual design and the user experience by ensuring pixel quality. Surf made suggestions for API and performs long-term maintenance. 

    "Once we selected them, half of our app was completed within a week. It was absolutely perfect and I had no comments to make about their work." - CTO, Telecomm Startup 

    Former clients
    The Home Depot
    Sensorly
    Izum
    Chess.com
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Voronezh, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    KODE

    Based in Russia, KODE and its team of 30 employees, develop mobile applications for businesses, banks, startups, and airlines. Founded in 2013, the agency carries out complex integration projects using a unique project management framework.

    Notable Project

    KODE launched two apps for a learning institute: one for Russian-language students and the other for English students in Russia. The app helps students and/or teachers learn and study Russian. After the learning institute provided the content, KODE implemented everything and uploaded the app to the online market.

    “Unlike other contractors I’ve worked with, KODE always does their best to fulfill all of our wishes and create a polished final product.” – Head of Innovation, Learning Institute

    Former clients
    Pobeda Airlines
    Burger King
    BinBank
    Whiskas
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Kaliningrad, Russia
    4.8
    4.8
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Manufactura

    Manufactura is an application development and design agency based in Voronezh, Russia. Founded in 2009, they have about twenty employees working on projects for the Russian and global markets. They provide web and mobile application development, digital strategy, graphic design, corporate identity solutions, and have an in-house lab working on their own technology products.

    Notable Project

    Manufactura partnered with a digital community platform startup for mobile game players to develop a mobile app for their site. Using a data-based and social approach, the application recommends unique and independent mobile games based on ones the user likes or has played. The client praised their proactive style, and especially the skill and technology expertise of their programmers.

    "They work hard on our projects. Also, they proactively propose solutions, which is very nice." - Manager, Mobile Game Platform

    Former clients
    Honda
    Nikon
    YotaPhone 2
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Voronezh, Russia
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Webby Award Nomination , Apple App of the Week

  • 8

    JetRuby Agency

    JetRuby Agency LTD. is a research and development agency headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Krasnodar, Russia, Lviv and Ukraine. Since 2010, its team of over 100 has been specializing in e-commerce, web, mobile app and custom software development. JetRuby Agency LTD. focuses on clients in the real estate, consumer products, and financial industries.

    Notable Project

    JetRuby Agency LTD/ was hired to develop the backend of a messaging app that suggests local events. JetRuby Agency LTD/ developed the backend of the app using Ruby on Rails. 

    "We have not found a company that’s been able to execute that quality of code with as few issues as they have." - Founder, Messaging App

    Former clients
    GoPro
    Financial Times
    Universum
    PYRO
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Krasnodar, Russia
    4.9
    4.9
    18 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Velvetech LLC

    A software development company, Velvetech is located just north of Chicago in Northbrook, IL. It was founded in 2004 and employs a team of around 50 development experts who specialize in custom software development, mobile app development, CRM and sales intelligence consulting, and web development for midmarket clients across a variety of industries.

    Notable Project

    A healthcare software company hired Velvetech to supplement its internal team's work on 2 large projects. Velvetech used a .NET stack to build out a healthcare coordination app and patient-facing app that are both available on iOS and Android.

    "They were quick, bright, and nice to work with. Even though they weren’t familiar with some of the concepts in healthcare, they learned quickly. They were also polite and communicated well." – Senior VP of IT, Healthcare Software Company

    Former clients
    Apache Corporation
    TradingBlock
    Insureon
    Tradespoon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Novosibirsk, Russia
    4.9
    4.9
    17 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    bpmonline: Outstanding Engineering Skills award

  • 10

    Notamedia

    Notamedia is a digital media company from Moscow, Russia. They were founded in 2004 and since then they've grown to a team of 36 that does web design, CRM consulting & SI, web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design for mid-size and large enterprise clients

    Notable Project

    A radio station wanted a way to make their broadcasts accessible on mobile devices. They hired Notamedia who created an iOS application that streams live radio broadcasts so fans can listen to programs wherever they go.

    "Working with Nothamedia was easy. We controlled and involved ourselves in the process. The project moved smoothly and without incident. We were comfortable with their work and professionalism." — Owner, Radio Station

    Former clients
    Russian Pioneer
    Aeroflot
    Evraz
    Government of Moscow
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Moscow, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    LetMeCode

    Founded in, LetMeCode is an IT company that offers mobile app development services to their clients. Their 50 employees are based out of Taganrog, Russia.

    Notable Project

    LetMeCode recently worked on application development for a software company. They designed and implemented an appointment-making Android app targeted at families for that client.

    “The app has received excellent ratings on the Google Play Store.” — Assistant To The Manager, Software Company

     

    Former clients
    Fiskl
    Bezrukikh.net
    Shubidu
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Taganrog, Russia
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    RoboFruit.Mobi

    RoboFruit.Mobi is a software company founded in 2017 with more than two members. Based in Moscow, they offer mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development services for small and mid-market firms in the fields of consumer products and transportation.

    Notable Project

    RoboFruit.Mobi developed a mobile app for a consulting firm. The firm needed an app developed to replace their existing app. RoboFruit.Mobi delivered on time and on budget.

    “Along with being professional, they were reasonable in terms of pricing.” - Founder & Senior E-Commerce Strategist, Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    PetSharing
    SellerAct
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Moscow, Russia
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Crystalnix

    Crystalnix is a software development firm based in Auckland, New Zealand, with an additional office in Omsk, Russia. Founded in 2008, they have about 30 employees that serve clients of all sizes. Their services include full-cycle web and mobile development, product design, UI/UX design, and custom software.

    Notable Project

    Crystalnix developed a user-centric mobile application for a software company that would improve the clients' experience accessing their company's networks remotely. The client was pleased with their willingness to create their own solutions.

    "Crystalnix Limited was very modern in their tools and their approach. You could tell they had a deep understanding of mobile apps and what the latest thinking was around UX." - VP Business Services, Custom Software Company

    Former clients
    Terminus
    Google Omaga
    Samchat
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Omsk, Russia
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    4xxi

    4xxi is a web and mobile development company headquartered in London, UK with satellite offices in Saint Petersburg and Saransk, Russia. 4xxi's team of 50+ employees provides web development, mobile app development, and custom software development services to startups, mid-market businesses, and enterprises alike. They also have a diverse industry presence, working with healthcare, financial services, and education firms. 

    Notable Project

    4xxi worked with a ratings platform to develop a digital platform from scratch. The team developed the frontend and backend based on the designs that another creative agency had put forth. The client asked for API integrations with data, connections to LinkedIn, and advanced search functionality for all site content. The client has grown from zero users to over 5,000 active community members.

    "4xxi is not afraid to take on any kind of work, they are not pushing me off for the next project, and they’ve definitely taken the time to work with me on anything." - CEO, Ratings Platform

    Former clients
    Trivago
    Centrallo
    AdvisorEngine
    WorthFM
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    4.9
    4.9
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Unreal Mojo

    Founded in 2009, Unreal Mojo is a digital development agency that offers web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services to their enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients in the financial services, transportation, and retail industries. Their 50 employees are based out of Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.

    Notable Project

    Unreal Mojo recently worked on mobile app development  for a commercial bank. They designed, built, and implemented a multi-platform mobile application for that client.

    “The vast majority of our customers are very satisfied with our mobile banking system.” — Senior Officer, Commercial Bank

     

    Former clients
    MegaFon
    RESO-Garantia Insurance PJSC
    Moscow Industrial Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place St. Petersburg, Russia
    4.3
    4.3
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Improve Group

    Improve Digital is a digital agency that was founded in 2009 and employs 51 specialist staff in their office in Novosibirsk, Russia. They work predominantly for businesses in the new-age fintech, event management, and automotive industries, providing custom software development, mobile app development and enterprise app modernization.

    Notable Project

    Improve Digital developed a native financing mobile app for a financial services company. They integrated the solution with the internal team's credit software, added payment compatibility with other banks, and provided post-launch support. They launched the app within six months, which allowed the client to roll out several similar products in other countries.

    “Improve Digital provided support that appeared to have a crucial impact on the success of the project. The agency showed a deep concern about the fate of our project, suggesting a detailed plan on further improvements.” – Senior Mobile Product Developer, Financial Services Company

    Former clients
    Channel One Russia
    MobileKey
    MFObox
    Kreditmart
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Novosibirsk, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Flyphant

    Flyphant is a digital studio in Moscow, Russia. Founded in 2012, they have about 5 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the arts, consumer products, and business services sectors. Services include mobile app development, web design, and UI/UX design.

    Notable Project

    Flyphant developed several mobile applications to provide outsourcing support focused on UX design. The team built apps for iOS, Android, Apple Watch, and web-based platforms. These apps have received positive user feedback and haven’t had any bugs or other issues.

    "They consider the user experience and create excellent wireframes and prototypes." – Technical Lead, Web and Mobile Apps Company

    Former clients
    Lego
    Home Credit
    Gold's Gym
    Rutube
    Uber
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Moscow, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    WebSailors.pro

    WebSailors.pro is a full-service mobile and web development agency founded in 2012. Headquartered in Taganrog, Russia with additional offices in Singapore and Berkeley, Calif., they have a team of 13 employees who specialize in mobile app and web development. They provide services for small, midmarket, and enterprise clients in the financial, IT, and media industries.
     

    Notable Project

    WebSailors.pro developed a software platform for a hospitality booking company. They provided frontend and backend development for a marketplace web application to allow customers to book reservations online. The client now has a working prototype that is almost market-ready, which was created ahead of schedule.

    “They work above and beyond to make sure deadlines are reached. They also stay up to date with the most modern technologies. It's been quite a smooth experience.” – Product Officer, Hospitality Booking Company
     

    Former clients
    Dathena
    SurePatch
    ChefWeapon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Taganrog, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Archy

    Archy is an AR development studio that was founded in 2014. The 9-person team is headquartered in Petrozavodsk, Russia, and develops AR/VR, mobiles, wearable apps, and IoT.

    Notable Project

    Archy built a mobile app for iOS and Android devices on behalf of a food channel. They audited an existing app and led a quality design study to abide by the client's style guidelines. The app has launched with no complaints from the client.

    "The guys work harmoniously like a company of soldiers." – Marketing Manager, Food Channel

    Former clients
    ACTE
    SWIPER
    Danfoss TVR
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Petrozavodsk, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Arcadia

    Arcadia is a custom software development company headquartered in St. Petersburg, Russia. They have about 500 employees and an additional location in Shipley, UK. Services also include web development and mobile app development. Clients are mostly midmarket businesses and in the education, healthcare, and IT sectors. 

    Notable Project

    Arcadia built a cross-platform mobile app for iOS and Android based on the client's existing website. They've done maintenance and support since development ended. 

    "[Arcadia] is very committed to what it does. We are very happy with the relationship." – Senior Project Manager, IT Company 

    Former clients
    Euromoney Institutional Investor
    Covance
    BTL Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    4.6
    4.6
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    King Bird Studio

    Founded in 2008, King Bird Studio is a software development firm that offers mobile app development, web development, and e-commerce development to their small business and mid-market clients in the business services, advertising and marketing, and retail industries. Their 250 employees are based out of Moscow.

    Notable Project

    King Bird Studio recently worked on mobile app development for a sports store. They created an e-commerce mobile app for that client.

    “The app has been launched in app stores and our own website and has reached 100,000 users so far.” — IT Manager, Sports Store

     

    Former clients
    Sportmaster
    Subaru
    Kupivip
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Moscow, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 22

    Open Solutions

    Open Solutions is a software development company with offices in Penza and Moscow in Russia. Founded in 2009, they have 39 employees who specialize in software development and design for mobile and web applications, computer systems and UX and UI design. They work for a range of businesses predominantly in the IT, business services and consumer products industries.

    Notable Project

    Open Solutions built the frontend and backend of a built-in widget for a goods and services payment system for a financial services company. They also developed a report forms constructor for use with financial data. The project was monetized ahead of schedule due to their effective project management and sharp problem-solving skills.

    “They have unbelievably quick problem-solving skills, and they’re consistently ready to discuss issues and upcoming tasks. They’re always open for trying something new, and it’s apparent they yearn for extraordinary challenges.” – Chief Developer, Financial Services Company

    Former clients
    Virtu Systems
    Chai Cloud
    Synqera
    Qantas
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Penza, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    .wrk

    .wrk is a development company in Novosibirsk, Russia. Founded in 2011, they have about 15 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the IT, healthcare, and transportation sectors. Services include web development, mobile app development, and web design.

    Notable Project

    .wrk developed a web application for a software development company. The team coded in JavaScript, Node.js, AngularJS, and some additional AI libraries. The application met expectations and received positive feedback.

    “.wrk is willing to go the extra mile.” – CEO, Software Firm

    Former clients
    HIMSS
    Scholastic Storyworks Jr.
    Tribune Publishing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Novosibirsk, Russia
    4.8
    4.8
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Devalent

    Devalent is a software development team made up of more than two people founded in 2017. They offer custom software, web, and mobile app development services from their office in St. Petersburg, Russia. They work with both small and medium-sized businesses.

    Notable Project

    Devalent built a prototype website for a software startup. The website was built using React to run as a proof of concept. This helped the startup validate the project after presenting it to stakeholders.

    “They managed this well, were very responsive, and hit every requirement.” - Founder, Software Startup

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place St. Petersburg, Russia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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