The Best Mobile App Development Companies in South Africa

List of the Best South Africa Mobile App Development Companies

Looking for top mobile app development companies in South Africa?

With about 90% of time on mobile spent in apps, investing in a mobile app for your business may help attract customers and get your brand in front of more people.

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

  • 1

    App Developer Studio

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Penguin Random House
    Huawei
    MTN
    Sasol
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 2

    2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd

    Founded in 2010, 2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd is an IT solutions provider in Palakkad, India. With a team of 51, they specialize in e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web design. 

    Notable Project

    2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd partnered with a warehouse management portal on a site design and development project. They worked to drive traffic to the site and increase leads. The client was impressed with the quality of their service. 

    "It was easy to communicate with their project manager, and they frequently updated us." – Senior Marketing Manager, Warehouse Management Portal

    Former clients
    DIB
    SKoolBeep
    BlinkVisa
    GadgetBy
    FlowBot Bars
    WorkIt
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd is a development company that was founded in 2015. The 5-person team is headquartered in Gandhinagar, India, with offices in Sydney; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and Toronto. The team develops mobile apps, e-commerce solutions, and websites to small businesses in the transportation, GPS & navigation, and e-commerce industries.

    Notable Project

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd built a custom mobile app for a luxury car rental company. They created a demo to start with before building the full app. The solution launched and awaits feedback from users. 

    "They are a small team with vast knowledge." – Director, Luxury Car Rental Company

    Former clients
    OfficeEarth
    Alalijuice
    peepshowproduktions
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    Bluegrass Digital

    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.

    Notable Project

    Bluegrass Digital developed an entirely new strategy for their PR client. They designed intelligent and market-ready products based on their client’s unique needs and specifications. This resulted in more contracts from their client and positive feedback.

    "Our clients are consistently pleased with Bluegrass Digital’s work. We showcase their websites as case studies and have won new business from new clients as a direct result." –Project Manager, Public Relations Company

    Former clients
    Petrofac
    Costain
    Aercap
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa
    4.6
    4.6
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Team4Solution

    Team4solution is a mobile and web application design and development agency, founded in 2017. They have between 10 and 49 employees across their offices in Wakad, India and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where they provide web, mobile and software solutions from small and mid-size businesses. Services include e-wallet and e-learning apps, cross-platform apps, and SalesForce.

    Notable Project

    Team4solution developed software to assist in the product lifecycle management of an automotive company. They upgraded existing systems and developed a new frontend for the content. Team4solution was highly engaged and professional throughout the project, impressing the client by delivering the project on time and in conformance with all stakeholder requirements.

    “They fulfilled the requirements, and we were extremely satisfied. We were very close to the product lifecycle management, software topics, and computer-aided design. I was really impressed with how fast and how well they implemented these different requirements of file handling.” – Product Engineer, Automotive Company

    Former clients
    Lines International
    Chonga Chu
    Damien Black
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Fluidity Software Solutions

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Bravely
    PathCare
    Worth Busines
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    PYCOGroup

    Founded in 2014, PYCOGroup is a development firm. Their team of around 370 employees is based in Brussels, with an additional office around the globe. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    PYCOGroup developed a mobile app for a travel services company. While the internal team was responsible for the database and API, the team handled the rest of the project. 

    "The team has been really efficient and helpful to build up and deliver the solution." – Program Director, Travel Services Company

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    American Express
    Volkswagen
    Coach
    Adobe
    Ansarada
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Thought Inc.

    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. 
     

    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
     

    Former clients
    FNB
    Lenovo
    CHAI
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Woodmead, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    Bitcube

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Bruce's Doggy Daycare
    MSTY
    MORI
    Temporall
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Bloemfontein, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    SovTech

    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. 

    Notable Project

    SovTech built a financial risk-assessment platform that provides applicants with quotes and recommendations. Their work increased the number of quality leaders the client could provide to their partners. 

    "They were accommodating and executed well." – CEO, IT Company

    Former clients
    Standard Bank
    Deloitte
    Canon
    ADT
    vodacom
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.3
    4.3
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Codeswop

    Codeswop is a development firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2014, this team of five offers a range of services, including web app development, website creation, mobile app development, and interactive prototype design. 

    Notable Project

    Codeswop completed a web development project for a data management firm. Building off of a pre-existing set of wireframes, the team offered a variety of design options before building out a site using WordPress. The team maintained open lines of communication throughout the project, which, coupled with their flexible approach, made for a fruitful engagement.

    "It's rare for a developer to be willing to create such a bespoke web solution for a business. They've also been very responsive and accessible throughout the project." – CMO, Offsite Data Backup Firm

    Former clients
    Biblo
    34 Agency
    Old Mutual
    Pienaar and Son Distilling Co.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Lightstack

    Founded in 2012, Lightstack is a software development company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their team of 2 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development for clients. 

    Notable Project

    Lightstack developed an iOS, Android, and Windows application for a legal verification company. Their team created a process map, outlining the design, coding, and testing of the apps. Registered users and usability have increased.

    “They were keen to not only execute on my designs but also to suggest more efficient or better alternatives for reaching our goal. I like to work with people whose expertise can come through. The skillsets of Lightstack's team were clearly there.” –CEO, Legal Verification Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 13

    Cocopine

    Cocopine is a web design firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2013, their team of 5 serves clients in the healthcare sector. Services include design, Joomla, WordPress, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

     

    Cocopine created a logo for a health services company. They based the work off of a student's design and translated it into a professional format. The new logo has pleased internal and external stakeholders.

    “It is crisp, clean, simple and conveys the exact message we wanted.” – Project Manager, Healthcare Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 14

    Appstrax Technology

    Appstrax Technology is a development agency based in Johannesburg, South Africa with more than 10 members. Since 2016, they have offered custom software, web, and mobile app development services for small and mid-market firms in various fields.

    Notable Project

    Appstrax Technology developed a website for a web portal. The site was built to allow schools to sign up and choose speakers to contact for a seminar. The website has been marked as a major achievement for the portal.

    “This platform gives us the credentials and capability to reach a mass number of schools and speakers at once.” - COO & Co-Founder, Web Portal

    Former clients
    Blocklab
    Converlens
    Vinex
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Intellinov Digital

    Intellinov Digital is a full-service digital agency headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2018, their small team of five specializes in digital strategy, IT strategy consulting, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Intellinov Digital created a website and digital marketing campaign for a construction company. They assisted with social media, SEO, and website maintenance. The construction company’s social media following increased, potentially leading to more clients.

    “We’ve also been able to improve our social media presence and our Instagram following has increased from zero to 500 people.”– Managing Director, Construction Company

    Former clients
    Sagehill Business Solutions
    Carol Kondon
    Smart Instinct
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place gauteng, South Africa
    4.3
    4.3
    3 Clutch reviews
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