Looking for a top social media app developers in South Africa?

There are multiple types of social media apps – from social networking (Facebook) to video sharing (TikTok) to photo sharing (Instagram) to bookmarking (Pinterest). Popular social media app development features include a feed, chat and messaging, notifications, and user accounts. User accounts and space to interact with others are must-have features in a social media app because users expect to be able to update a profile picture and share content with friends.

When hiring a social media app development company, consider your budget. Social media app development costs vary depending on if you're working with a developer with a fixed price or hourly rate.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top social media application developers in South Africa. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best South Africa Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    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. 

    Clients
    DIB
    SKoolBeep
    BlinkVisa
    GadgetBy
    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

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  • 2
    $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
    Huawei
    MTN
    Sasol
    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

  • 3
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Origen Software is an application development company launched in 2021. The small team focuses on mobile app development, web development, web design, and ux/ui design. The company is located in Cape Town, South Africa.

    Notable Project

    A game board company is working with Origen Software for game development. In order to adapt to the pandemic situation, they're carrying out the game online with integrated video and audio for communication.

    "They are brilliant in terms of delivery of what we've agreed on."

  • 4
    $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

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

    Specno is a tech company based in Cape Town, South Africa, with an office in Paarl, Soutf Africa. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of more than ten that provides, among others, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development to various small and midmarket companies. 

    Clients
    BDO
    Overberg Agri
    Talisman
    Sawex
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A parcel delivery service hired Specno to streamline the service's mobile app by building wireframes and improving the designs to decrease the pain points. The internal team tested the new designs and found them to be more intuitive than the service's old app. 

    "The team managed to wireframe and prototype the system within just a months work." - CEO, parcel delivery service

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Johannesburg 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
    Standard Bank
    Deloitte
    Canon
    ADT
    Industries
    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

  • 7
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 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 whisky retail company hired Digital Design Agency Group to create an e-commerce site.

    "Their experiences in building robust e-commerce websites are impressive."

  • 8
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Codener is a software company based in London that was founded in 2016 and currently has more than 50 employees. They provide custom software, web, and e-commerce development solutions to clients ranging from startups to large companies in the fields of e-commerce, advertising, and business services.

    Clients
    JP Associates
    Ghazee Offal
    Olie
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Codener developed a website for an accounting agency. The client had an existing website, but it was outdated. Codener developed a new website that generated significantly more traffic.

    “They provide a full admin panel where we can manage our site by own.” - CEO, Accounting Agency

  • 9
    $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."

  • 10
    $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
    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

  • 11
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durban South Africa

    ElmMac Media is software development & digital marketing company based in Durban, South Africa, with an office in North London, Canada. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of more than ten that provides e-commerce development, SEO, web development, mobile app development, IT managed services, and custom software development services. ElmMac Media serves small companies in various industries that include IT, telecommunications, and advertising & marketing.

    Clients
    Fresh Foods LLC
    DebtNett
    Coca-Cola RSA
    MTN UG
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A network marketing organization hired ElmMac Media for an ongoing engagement to provide marketing services. ElmMac Media has been meeting the organization's expectations during this engagement.

    "Acording to my experience with them everything is great." - CEO, Network Marketing Organization

  • 12
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Pretoria South Africa
    Tribus Digita is an UX agency and application development firm in Pretoria, South Africa. Launched in 2017, the small team offers ux/ui design and mobile app development.
  • 13
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa
    RobotHouse is a custom software development firm. They are in Cape Town, South Africa and have a small team that focuses on custom software development, mobile app development, web development, ux/ui design, and more. The agency was launched in 2020.
  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Pretoria South Africa
    Established in 2018, TEQ VIRTUAL is a mobile app development company. Their small team is in Ahmedabad, India and Pretoria, South Africa and specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, e-commerce development, and web development.
    Industries
  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa
    Based in Sandton, South Africa, FJ worX is an UX company. The company offers ux/ui design, content marketing, graphic design, mobile app development, and more and is small.The company was founded in 2020.
    Industries
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    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa
    PODOM: Power of Digital Online Marketing is a digital strategy company headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. The small team provides digital strategy, social media marketing, conversion optimization, search engine optimization, and more and was founded in 2021.
  • 17
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Knysna South Africa
    Codilation is a web development company. The small Knysna, South Africa-based team provides web development, custom software development, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and more. The agency was established in 2020.
    Industries
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