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Top 60 Consumer Mobile App Development Company in South Africa

December 2022

Looking for a top mobile app developer for consumer apps in South Africa?

The difference between a consumer app and an enterprise app is consumer mobile apps aim to make tasks easier for consumers. For example, an app like Mint is for budget planning and tracking; an app like Candy Crush is for playing a game. 

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List of the Best South Africa Consumer App Developer

  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • 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

    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

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    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

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.3
    • 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

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    Notable Project

    SovTech built a WordPress frontend for a service marketplace. They migrated the site to an elastic cloud server and incorporated BitBucket to better manage third-party tools. The project is ongoing.

    "SovTech has a young dynamic team that is knowledgeable in their processes and skill set."

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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
    • 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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  • 6
    • $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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  • 7
    • 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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  • 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
    • 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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  • 9
    • 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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  • 10
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town,

    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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  • 11
    • 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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  • 12
    • $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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  • 13
    • 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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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Midrand, South Africa
    Forby Tech is a custom software development firm founded in 2016. Their small team is in Midrand, South Africa and specializes in custom software development, web development, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and more.

    Notable Project

    Forby Tech has served as the primary web development partner for a development agency. They utilize PHP, Laravel, and WordPress to build simple websites and JavaScript for mobile development projects.

    "The app works flawlessly because the code is well-structured, thanks to Forby Tech."

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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
    • $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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  • 17
    • $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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  • 18
    • $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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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.5
    • 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

    Codenatics provided end-to-end development of an e-learning platform. They worked with multiple technologies to create a platform available for white-labeling.

    "The dynamic of the technologies they used is quite unique. Codenatics is very skilled in modern technologies."

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  • 20
    • 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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  • 21
    • $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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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Durban, South Africa

    ZonkeTech is a software company based in Umhlanga, South Africa, and founded in 2016. With no more than 10 members, they are experts in custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients in the fields of gaming, business services, and IT solutions.

    Clients

    • Derivco
    • DVT
    • UCBRacing
    • RewardsCo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ZonkeTech provided database and web dev solutions for a software dev house. ZonkeTech created APIs and provided fixes throughout the project. The work (which was for the dev house’s client) was met with positive feedback from the client.

    “Internal PM, comms with ZT were good.” - Director, Software Dev House

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  • 23
    • $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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  • 24
    • $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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  • 25
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Edenvale, South Africa

    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.

    Clients

    • Sagehill Business Solutions
    • Carol Kondon
    • Smart Instinct

    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

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  • 26
    • 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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  • 27
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Centurion, South Africa

    {type}DEV is a custom software development company. They are in Centurion, South Africa; Cape Town, South Africa and Wien, Austria and have a small team. The firm offers custom software development.

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  • 28
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Midrand, South Africa
    Apptechnix Mobile Apps is an application development firm. Their small team is in Midrand, South Africa. The company specializes in mobile app development. The company was founded in 2016.

    Industries

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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
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
    Digital Solution Foundry is a Johannesburg, South Africa-based application development company. Established in 2017, the small team provides mobile app development, web development, custom software development, ux/ui design, and more.

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