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Top 100 Mobile App Developers in South Africa

July 2022

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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. 

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List of the Best South Africa Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Bluegrass Digital is a managed services company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 1996, their team of 21 employees provides web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients

    • iClover
    • Equity Maven
    • PosTrack
    • Sanlam

    Industries

    Notable Project

    To expand their reach, a fintech firm hired Bluegrass Digital to develop a mobile app. The team built an iOS and Android version of the app, and they applied several features based on the client's requirements.

    "They took the time to understand our goals and openly shared contrasting opinions on some of our initial assumptions."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    CubeZoo is a web development company. The small team is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa. Their services include web development, mobile app development, and enterprise app modernization.

    Clients

    • Allegra
    • BMW
    • Investec
    • Vodacom

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CubeZoo developed a submission converter for a law tech company. Their goal was to create an efficient tool that could be used by any law firm. 

    "All errors were appropriately logged and fixed within our timeline. Now our current product is quite well-rounded."

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  • 3
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    App Developer Studio is an app development compant based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of 9 employees specializes in mobile app development and UI/UX design.

    Clients

    • Penguin Random House
    • MTN
    • Mukuru
    • Huawei

    Industries

    Notable Project

    App Developer Studio developed multiple mobile apps for a publishing house. These interactive apps integrated videos, games, and recording capabilities. The apps have received positive reviews from customers. 

    “They have excellent customer service and make sure everyone is on the same page.” –Digital Product Manager, Publishing House

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Specno is a tech company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of more than forty that provides, among others, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development solutions to businesses of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Old Mutual
    • Standard Bank
    • Wellness Warehouse
    • FinMeUp

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Specno had been hired to develop a mobile app for a food delivery platform. Technologies used include Angular for their frontend and Firebase for their backend platform.
     

    "The team is young but very talented."

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Melsoft is a website design and development agency located in Johannesburg. They have about 4 employees who provide web design, web development, and e-commerce development services to primarily small businesses in the business services, e-commerce, and education industries. They were founded in 2018.

    Clients

    • CIPS ISAF
    • ISAF Africa
    • Ikusasa Ikamva

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Melsoft is providing custom software development services for an IT services company. They are tasked with developing the website landing page, chrome browser, and custom software app.  

    "The passion of the team in terms of developing and delivering software with great customer service is impressive."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.2
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    SovTech is a custom software development company based in Johannesburg with offices in London and Nairobi. Founded in 2012, they work with enterprise and midmarket businesses with a focus on clients in the financial services industry. 

    Clients

    • Discovery
    • Deloitte
    • Standard Bank
    • SureSwipe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SovTech designed and developed an MVP for a financial services company to connect customers with third-party partners. Their work is ongoing with support efforts.

    “Their team was always accessible.”

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa
    Liorra Tech is a custom software development firm headquartered in Sandton, South Africa. The company specializes in custom software development, web development, mobile app development, IT strategy consulting, and more and has a small team.The company was founded in 2018.

    Notable Project

    An ed-tech platform hired Liorra Tech to develop a website. They utilized React and Node.js technologies to revamp both the front- and backend, making several iterations and adding new features. 

    "They were good communicators and very flexible."

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  • 8
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Fluidity Software Solutions is a software company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Run by more than 10 members, they have provided custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to clients since their founding in 2013.

    Clients

    • Bravely
    • PathCare
    • Worth Busines

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fluidity Software Solutions developed custom software for a business evaluations platform. The goal was to develop a valuation SaaS. So far, the platform has been satisfied with the level of work done by Fluidity Software Solutions.

    “They’re very dependable, available, and committed to the project.” - Co-Founder & Director, Business Evaluations Platform

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  • 9
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    Data Intellect Solutions is an application development company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than ten that provides mobile app development, web development, ERP consulting and SI, and enterprise app modernization services to midmarket and other-sized companies institutions in the business services, health care & medical, and other industries.

    Clients

    • Pepsi
    • Nokia

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A development firm hired Data Intellect Solutions to provide e-commerce portal design, cart design, payment gateway configuration, and category specification services. Data Intellect Solutions met all expectations for all these projects.

    "Data Intellect has a detail-oriented team with a good problem-solving attitude and fine coding." - Former Business Head, Development Firm. 

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  • 10
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    Modern Day Strategy is a web design company. The small Cape Town, South Africa-based firm was founded in 2016. Their team focuses on web design, custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Modern Day Strategy built a WordPress website for a real estate company. They developed a platform that showcased the company's services and previous projects.

    "It was easy to communicate with them over the phone and by email."

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  • 11
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    App development firm Netgen Custom Software was launched in 2000. Their small team is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa; Cape Town, South Africa and Schiphol, Netherlands and focuses on mobile app development, digital strategy, and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Netgen Custom Software was hired by an educational institution to develop a mobile app. The team aims to rewrite an existing app in order to complement an existing legacy system.

    "The application has a very modern look and feel with no major bugs discovered."

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  • 12
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    NONA is a blockchain-focused software development studio headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2012, this team of approximately 30 employees offers UX/UI design, blockchain development, mobile app development, and web development services.

    Clients

    • Tezos
    • Algorand
    • 2U
    • Media24

    Industries

    Notable Project

    NONA built a decentralized application for a cryptocurrency hedge fund. The team used React, AWS, and Solidity to create a token distribution and smart contracts platform.

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Glucode is an application development company. The midsize Sandton, South Africa-based agency was founded in 2009. Their team focuses on mobile app development, ux/ui design, and application management & support.

    Notable Project

    A healthcare company hired Glucode for mobile app development. The team is tasked with building a Bespoke app for healthcare professionals.

    "Every person in the team is highly skilled and professional."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Bloemfontein, South Africa

    Bitcube is an app development company based in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Founded in 2009, their 26 employees provide custom software development, UI/UX design, and mobile app development services.

    Clients

    • Fortune 500 companies
    • HR Technology
    • Ecommerce
    • Utilities Management Technology

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bitcube developed an analytics platform for a cultural analytics company. This included SaaS development, frontend, platform as a service, SecOps, and application support. Traffic has increased while load times decreased. The quality of the code meets expectations.

    “They listen intently to my needs, and understand what I'm trying to achieve in the long-term. We also have a very good relationship. They treat us as partners, and we trust each other.” –CEO, Cultural Analytics Platform

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    Midsize digital strategy company The Delta, is in Cape Town, South Africa and Berlin, Germany. Founded in 2018, the team provides digital strategy, content marketing, ux/ui design, web development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Delta has acted as a venture building partner for a market research firm, developing a WhatsApp bot. They've also helped to commercialize the business.

    "The team is incredibly growth-minded and always looks to innovate."

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  • 16
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Thought Inc. is a technology and development company headquartered in Woodmead, South Africa. They were founded in 2008, and have a team of less than 50 people who specialize in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development. 
     

    Clients

    • FNB
    • Lenovo
    • CHAI
    • Epol

    Notable Project

    Thought Inc. is providing mobile app development services for a research company. The client needed an app for their learning solutions platform; Thought Inc. is currently using PhoneGap and Ionic to develop the app. They are adding features to the app, and they continuously work closely with the client. The client is happy with the company’s work so far, and they are looking forward to the final product. 
     

    “Although it's taking longer than we anticipated, they're moving things forward nicely and paying close attention to our needs. We expect the app to launch shortly.” — Director, Research Company
     

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    AUX Studio, an UX design agency, was founded in 2005. The small team focuses on ux/ui design, mobile app development, and web development. The firm is in Cape Town, South Africa.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AUX Studio conducts market research and develops UX/UI designs for an environmental advocate site. They produce market interviews, key stakeholder messages, communication mechanisms, and iterative wireframes.

    "The process followed was very thorough and we were kept up to date through regular interactive sessions."

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  • 18
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Benoni, South Africa

    Getweb is a digital agency founded in 2016 with a team of fewer than 10 people. Based in Norton, Zimbabwe, the company provides various solutions, including web design, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. They work with small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and e-commerce.

    Clients

    • Chris and Geo
    • Queen of Peace
    • Gateway Autodealers

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Getweb offered web development assistance for a business service company. The company needed a partner to facilitate their web dev operations and enlisted Getweb for help. The company is able to deliver their services on time thanks to Getweb.

    “Over the years, Getweb has improved in the quality of the websites that they produce. That is mainly from feedback from our customers. Their designs are really unique and very unlike other web designers’. Getweb's work is very customer-focused.” - Managing Director, Business Service Company
     

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  • 19
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Helios Design is a digital solutions company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company, founded in 2005, has a team of more than ten that provides web design, web development, and mobile app development services to companies and organizations in the business services, legal, and nonprofit industries.

    Clients

    • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Law Firm
    • Privacy Scorebox
    • Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A legal firm initially hired Helios Design to develop audience-specific microsites like a careers site for graduates. Helios Design so impressed the firm that they were contracted to develop mobile apps and more technically complex, interactive bespoke client tools. They used OpenCMS and provided end-to-end services on all projects.

    "Helios deliver outstanding work, which is why so many stakeholders in the firm requested sites and why Helios were commissioned to build so many projects." - Former Online Communication Manager, Legal Firm

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  • 20
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

    TransformIT Dynamics is a Vanderbijlpark, South Africa-based software development firm. The small company was established in 2020. Their services include custom software development, web development, mobile app development, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An online car marketing company partnered with TransformIT Dynamics to develop a website. The project will help to view detailed dashboards and portals.

    "They go the extra mile to make sure you are happy and satisfied."

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  • 21
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Umhlanga, South Africa

    App development firm Phantom Digital is based in Umhlanga, South Africa. The small company was established in 2015. Their team focuses on mobile app development, digital strategy, social media marketing, marketing strategy, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Phantom Digital developed an African-centered marketing strategy for a steel company. Their team utilized their regional expertise to determine which market sectors to target to promote the client’s products. 

    “I was very happy with our partnership with Phantom Digital.”

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  • 22
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Polymorph Systems is a custom software development firm headquartered in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The small company was launched in 2012. Their services include custom software development.

    Clients

    • OneDayOnly
    • STBB
    • Open Learning Technologies
    • Korbicom

    Industries

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  • 23
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Edenvale, South Africa

    Softserve Digital Development is an Edenvale, South Africa-based custom software development company. The small firm was launched in 2011. Their team specializes in custom software development, web development, ux/ui design, mobile app development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Softserve Digital Development created the brand identity of a change management company, defining the logo and color schemes. They also built a WordPress website and integrated payment functions and plug-ins.

    “They not only do what we say we want, but they also understand what we’re looking to create with our customers.”

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  • 24
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Located in Sandton, South Africa and Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Design Agency Group is a small software development firm. They provide custom software development, IT strategy consulting, web development, mobile app development, and more and were established in 2017.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A property management company hired Digital Design Agency Group for rental management system development. The team managed the planning and execution of requirements for the documentation process accuracy.

    "We valued their responsiveness and their ability to listen to our needs."

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.2
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $250,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Codenatics is a software development agency with a team of around 10 employees based in Cape Town, South Africa. They provide custom software development, e-commerce development, and mobile app development services to small businesses in a variety of industries including education, financial services, and telecommunications. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In partnership with an e-learning company, Codenatics developed an e-learning platform using a variety of front- and backend technologies. They collaborated on a product plan and then developed the platform according to agreed-on specifications. 

    "The dynamic of the technologies they used is quite unique, and setting it up was a complicated process. Codenatics is very skilled in modern technologies." – CEO, E-Learning Platform 

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  • 26
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    App Development Ninjas, an app development company, was established in 2014. Their small team is located in Cape Town, South Africa and specializes in mobile app development, e-commerce development, and web development.

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  • 27
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Mobile app development, UX/UI design, and AR/VR technology are well-worn paths for Cobi Interactive, a mobile software company in Cape Town, South Africa. Their 10-person team have been working on Android, iOS, and Windows application projects since 2009. 

    Clients

    • Lasting
    • Shout it Now
    • Zando
    • Tupuca

    Notable Project

    Contracted with a physician, Cobi Interactive designed and developed an app that connected rural healthcare professionals with specialized centers. They strengthened existing referral systems with offline functionality, image uploading, and real-time chat features. The well-reviewed Android app has seen nearly 2,500 physician registrations and referred over 1,000 patients. 

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  • 28
    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Umhlanga, South Africa
    BET Software, a custom software development firm and application development company, was established in 2010. The agency specializes in custom software development and mobile app development and has a midsize team.
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  • 29
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Pretoria, South Africa

    iSolve Mobility is a South African mobile app development company that has offices in Johannesburg and Pretoria. This company of fewer than 10 employees was founded in 2012 and primarily focuses on developing iOS and Android applications.

    Clients

    • At iSolve Mobility we have built solutions for clients in various industries such as: Health care, Construction, Retail, Travel, Education, Financial, and more. To view a selection of cleint projects please visit our website portfolio page.
    • To read some of our client reviews please see our Google Business Profile.

    Notable Project

    iSolve Mobility created a mobile app for a travel assistance platform. The product helps users access information about various fuel stations to compare prices.

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  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Durban, South Africa

    Hawk Mobile is a mobile app development company headquartered in Durban, South Africa, with satellite offices in London and Manchester, United Kingdom. Founded in 2014, this team of fewer than 10 employees offers custom app development, cloud development, website development, and prebuilt applications. 

    Clients

    • Reutech Communications
    • Macdonald Steel
    • AIDS Foundation of South Africa
    • Tag Your Ride
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