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Top 100 Mobile App Developers in South Africa

December 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
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • 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

    An application development company partnered with Specno to design an MVP. After discussing the project scope, the team worked according to the provided initial designs and presented a style for the UI. 

    "Their responsiveness to feedback and criticism was impressive."

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  • 2
    • $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

    Bluegrass Digital builds responsive .NET websites using Umbraco for a communications firm’s third-party clients. They provide ongoing development services as well as maintenance and support.

    "Bluegrass Digital is consistently an excellent partner for any large web development project."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 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 is developing an API tool for a financial services company. The solution extracts data from accounting software programs and transforms those into reports and graphics. 

    "Their team goes out of their way to ensure that the product is of superior quality."

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  • 4
    • $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

    An advocate for the High Court of South Africa partnered with App Developer Studio to create a solution that would help identify damage on cars. This would help help resolve vehicle disputes.

    "They are very professional, diligent and are aware of the services they render."

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  • 5
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Warp Development, an e-commerce development company, is headquartered in Pretoria, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa. The midsize firm was established in 2002. Their services include e-commerce development, custom software development, IT managed services, mobile app development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A gemstones and jewelry company hired Warp Development to create an e-commerce website. They're developing and designing the client's platform.

    "We are happy with Warp Development."

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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

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    SIVOXI™ is a design and development agency based in Johannesburg. Founded in 2016, their team of fewer than 10 employees serves enterprise and midmarket businesses in industries such as business services, advertising and marketing, and consumer products. Services include custom software development, UX/UI design, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients

    • Deloitte and Touche
    • iStore South Africa
    • Discovery | Khoury and Associates
    • Allied Paint Solutions

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SIVOXI™ developed an inventory tracking system for an adhesives company. The system is web-based and stores all of the raw materials in real-time.

    “Their ability to craft and implement their algorithms and formulas was fantastic.”

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, 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 developed a website for an events company. The client provided their business profile, and the team built the site, providing updates during the development.

    "They did an amazing job. The website honestly put us up there in our space."

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  • 9
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Bluebird Development is a software development company. Founded in 2017, the small firm is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Sandton, South Africa. Their team offers custom software development, web development, mobile app development, application management & support, and more.

    Clients

    • BSC
    • The Delta Group
    • CoinDirect
    • BVNK

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bluebird Development built a custom software for an environmental sustainability company. They implemented designs and briefs while working with a technical product manager from the company's side.

    "Their communication was excellent and they delivered very well."

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  • 10
    • $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

    Notable Project

    Polymorph Systems builds custom software for a cryptocurrency micro-investment app. Key features included a digital wallet solution and a banking integration for third-party APIs.

    "Their ability to find the best people for the job and get the best out of them is very impressive."

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  • 11
    • $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 designed and developed a new website and branding for an electrical repair company. The team also helped the firm with Google Ads management. One teammate worked directly with the client.

    "I like their websites a lot; they are good at designing."

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  • 12
    • 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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  • 13
    • $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
    • Pathcare

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fluidity Software Solutions provided mobile app development and software development. Their team supplied development resources to work on the dedicated team. 

    "They are always interested in helping us improve our way of working."

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  • 14
    • $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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  • 15
    • $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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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      2.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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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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  • 17
    • $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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  • 18
    • 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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  • 19
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Benoni, South Africa
    Northroom Technologies is a software development firm established in 2016. The firm specializes in custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and other application development and has a small team.

    Notable Project

    Northroom Technologies creatively built a workable solution for a child safety solution provider. They aimed to penetrate the leading establishment within their market.

    "We like their problem-solving, creativity, and out-of-the-box thinking."

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  • 20
    • $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.

    Clients

    • Century 21
    • Colemart
    • Minestar
    • Earth2Mars

    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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  • 21
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    Realm Digital (Pty) Ltd. Is an other IT consulting and SI company headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. The agency focuses on other IT consulting and SI, web development, mobile app development, business consulting, and more and has a midsize team.The agency was launched in 2000.

    Notable Project

    Realm Digital developed an e-commerce website for a bookstore and publishing firm. The team helped them conceptualize designs, select secure payment methods, and establish third-party communication protocols.

    "They are more of a partner than a vendor."

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  • 22
    • 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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  • 23
    • $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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  • 24
    • 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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  • 25
    • 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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  • 26
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 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

    Nerx Digital Agency developed a website for a specialized printing company. The team also designed the company's new logo in line with the website's visuals.

    "I would not hesitate to recommend Nerx to anyone."

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  • 27
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    Small custom software development company ExoSystems, is based in Randburg, South Africa. Established in 2012, the team offers custom software development, mobile app development, enterprise app modernization, and other application development.

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  • 28
    • $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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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    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.

    Clients

    • Blocklab
    • Converlens
    • Vinex
    • RTI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Appstrax developed a hybrid drinks-ordering app for iOS and Android. Using some designs from the client, they built and deployed the app using Ionic.

    "Appstrax was quite flexible in swapping out one feature for another without changing the contract."

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  • 30
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Westville, South Africa
    IT managed services company NETCONFIG was established in 1999. They are located in Westville, South Africa and Randburg, South Africa and have a midsize team. Their services include IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, cybersecurity, and mobile app development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    NETCONFIG provides managed IT services for a food importer and exporter. They offer on- and offsite support to manage the server, resolve issues, set up system backups, and install software, among other tasks.

    "The team is available 24/7 and always answers our calls."

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