Last updated 10 February, 2021

Top 100+ Mobile App Development Companies

Mobile App Development Companies

Are you in search of top mobile app development companies? We can help you with your colossal quest of finding the best app developer. With thousands of app development firms vying for your attention, it is becoming increasingly challenging to choose the best mobile app development company. An ideal app development partner would be willing to go that extra mile, to understand your requirements and provide you with a tailor-made mobile app solution. At TopDevelopers.co, we have made it our mission to bring you the best mobile app developers under one roof, separating the best from the rest. We have a comprehensive well-researched process through which every company needs to pass in order to make it to the list of top mobile app development companies. Choosing the best from the leading mobile app developers listed can surely help to grow your business.

List of the Best Mobile App Development Companies and World's Most Trusted App Developers

Prismetric_logo

Delivering Quality Products and Premium Services

5.0 (7 Reviews)
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Prismetric is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Mobile App Development Company having a development center in India with offices in USA & Brazil that offer exceptional applications development for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices along with other web services to provide end-to-end solutions. We have a strength of over 80+ highly skilled and competent mobile app developers and designers working…

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WP

They are positive people!

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

India, USA, Brazil

Konstant Infosolutions _logo

Top Web & Mobile App Development Company

5.0 (4 Reviews)
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Konstant Infosolutions is a globally recognized mobile app development company. Known for offering the trendiest of solutions in various mobile categories, this firm comes up as a great blend of experience and agility for more than 17+ years now. The company is worth many awards and credentials from global guilds – won over the years. With the latest practices and processes in place just take…

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Review by Bill Simbo

Really happy with the App and Konstant Infosolutions you are really Amazing!

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

USA, India, UK

Consagous Technologies LLC_logo
4.9 (7 Reviews)
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Business-centric Mobile app development and Web Solutions USA, India. Founded in 2008, we believe in delivering efficient and simple software solutions across various domains including Healthcare, Banking, Education, Logistics etc. The customer retention rate stands at a whopping 99% for customers from the USA. Consagous aims to create a transformative impact for businesses with agile work practices…

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Review by Ahmed Al-Yaqoobi

Korah (ball) mobile apps

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

USA, Australia, India

RipenApps Technologies_logo

Ripening Idea into Apps

4.8 (6 Reviews)
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RipenApps is the leading mobile app development company which is headquartered in India and successfully running in other locating countries including USA, UAE, Germany. Having huge Industry experience in app development field, we work with the team of talented & experienced employees who are masters at their field. With the vast knowledge, we work on the latest tools & technologies for the…

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Review by Aditya Sadh

App made that fulfilled all needs in a constrained budget

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

USA, India, Australia, UAE, UK

Archer Software_logo

Merging disruptive ideas and technologies we digitalize…

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Archer Software, a Cprime Group Company, is an innovative technology consulting and custom software development company that helps startups and enterprises digitize healthcare, automotive, and fintech domains. Since 2000, Archer has designed, built, and supported more than 650 B2B, B2C, and B2G products for 400+ clients. We help our global high-tech clients deliver life-changing solutions providing technology consulting, product design, and digital solutions development as well as agile transformation powered by the Cprime team. Cprime, is a global…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$51 - $100

Min. Project amount:

$50001 - $100000

Country:

USA

CMARIX TechnoLabs_logo

Envision • Leverage • Infinite

5.0 (6 Reviews)
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CMARIX is a leading technology outsourcing company with expertise in Website, Enterprise Software & Mobile Application Development. With a team of 120+ in-house experts, CMARIX is working with clients across 46 countries globally and have tailored 1100+ Web & 290+ Mobile applications across different business domains. We are pioneers of Outsourcing Simplification and have very creative work…

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Review by Nicholas Ferrao

Helped me with my Real estate CRM.

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

USA, India, Germany

Evon Technologies_logo

Web & App Software Development Company

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We are a team of 250+ technology enthusiasts & evangelists. We are headquartered in Dehradun, a Himalayan foothill town in India. Evon Technologies offers state of the art tech consulting and development services to Startups & SMEs. Our clients like us because we have offices in tier 2 cities. This helps us with: 1. Low Attrition Rate: You can invest in an Evonian’s training without worrying about him leaving the job. 2. Higher Productivity: We do not have so-called "big city" problems like high travel-time & pollution.…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

India

Fluper Ltd._logo

Bringing the Fluidity Performance

4.9 (27 Reviews)
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Commenced in the year 2013, Fluper has acquired a position of No.1 Mobo Agency Globe. Being certified by IBM, NASSCOM, NSIC, MSME & ISO, it has become the first choice for entrepreneurs. Our association with several leading brands makes us a trustworthy app development partner. Talking about the achievements, we have been awarded as the Best Startup of the Year 2018 by Innovate India and always…

Specialties

Top-Rated Mobile App Designers and Developers, Certified Developers, Creative Game Designers, and Developers, Reliable Custom App Developers, Trusted Web Development Services, Rapid Responsive Website Designing, High-End Unity 3D Game Development

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Review by Alena  Ella

Result-driven app development agency

Employees:

251 to 1000

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

UAE, USA, UK

Cumulations Technologies_logo

Your Mobile Strategy Partners

5.0 (3 Reviews)
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Cumulations Technologies is one of the best Enterprise Mobile Applications Development Companies in USA and India. Our expertise lies in building Android and iOS applications supported by a strong cloud based backend infrastructure. We have developed numerous mobile apps for different sectors ranging from IoT, healthcare & entertainment. We have delivered high-quality products with 100% customer…

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Review by Himanshu Gupta

Had a great experience with Cumulations!

Employees:

11 to 50

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

USA, India

MindInventory_logo

Leading Web and Mobile App Development Company

5.0 (3 Reviews)
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MindInventory has been dealing with Enterprises, Startups and Agencies since 2011 providing the services in terms of Enterprise Web Development, Startup Consulting, Mobility Solutions and UI/UX Consulting. MindInventory carries a combined experience of 100+ years with the team size of 160+ Employees that are working from our Head Quarters based out of Ahmedabad, India. We provide web and…

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MM

Whenever I needed they were always there.

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

USA, India

Zealous System_logo
5.0 (5 Reviews)
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Zealous System is one of the reputed mobile app development companies having strong expertise in IT solutions. We build high-quality websites, mobile apps, and software, for SMEs, and elite entrepreneurs with awesome ideas. Our talented team of 100+ expert app developers, software engineers, and web designers are offering excellent services to clients spread across various industries. When the…

Specialties

iOS App Developer, Leading Android App Developers, End-to-End Web Development, Software Solutions, Java Application Development, Scalable Cross-Platform Mobile Apps

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SJ

It worked our very well for us and we are having a positive experience.

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

India, USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand

Indus Net Technologies_logo

when our customer wins we win

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INT is an award-winning digital-first enterprise bringing innovative ideas to life since 1997. Offering simple and sustainable digital solutions with the confluence of technology, analytics and marketing, INT is the trusted partner of fastest growing Agencies, SMEs and Startups across 20+ countries. Our consultative & collaborative approach is analytics driven. It helps enterprises to navigate every facet of the digital landscape, to identify growth opportunities, reveal competitive advantages, and define engaging experiences for their customers. …

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Employees:

251 to 1000

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

India, USA, UK

FATbit Technologies _logo

Software Development Company

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FATbit Technologies is a leading software development company known for providing bespoke solutions and quality services to its vast clientele spread all across the globe. The company fosters the growth of businesses of varied demographics ranging from startups to large enterprises by delivering best-in-class solutions catering to their specific business needs. Established in 2004, the company has made a prominent place in the digital industry by designing innovative solutions built with the data-driven process and agile methodology. The team of…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

India

CactusSoft_logo

Software Solutions & Services for Business

5.0 (1 Reviews)
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CactusSoft is an international company, providing full-cycle custom software development and services to the European market. The company’s history began in 2007, and since then the company has grown significantly (up to about 100 employees) and has acquired an impressive portfolio within various business domains. Among CactusSoft’s clients are world-famous brands such as DHL,…

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NV

They offered good price, good quality, and made communication easier!

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$51 - $100

Min. Project amount:

$50001 - $100000

Country:

Belgium, Belarus

Dot Com Infoway is a globally recognized app development and marketing company. We manage all your IT, development, and marketing needs, so you can just focus on your core business. Dot Com Infoway's services start right from the concept stage to span business consultation, market research, product development, multi-platform marketing and spreads through server and customer support activities. With over 19+ years of industry experience in IT, we know exactly what it takes to create an engaging application that connects with the hearts and…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

India, USA, Australia

RapidValue Solutions Inc_logo

Driving Digital Excellence

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RapidValue is a leading provider of digital transformation to enterprises worldwide across industry verticals such as Retail, Education, Healthcare, Pharma, Logistics, Financial Institutions, Manufacturing, Media, and Entertainment. We offer a wide range of services in mobility, omni-channel, cloud and IoT including strategy, UX design, application engineering, integration, enterprise system enablement, testing, and support & maintenance.We help our clients reimagine their business with digital-first solutions focused on improving productivity,…

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Employees:

251 to 1000

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

USA, India

Promatics Technologies_logo

Top Mobile App Development Company

5.0 (6 Reviews)
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Promatics Technologies is an ISO 9001:2008 certified mobile app development company based in India. With over 5 offices across the globe Promatics has been delivering native as well as hybrid apps for its clients since several years. Promatics has been time and again inculcated in the list of globally recognized and acclaimed app developers; by industry research firms like clutch, siliconindia and…

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Review by Akash Gupta

Great technology partners

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

USA, UK, India

Cubix_logo

Software Development Company

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Welcome to Cubix! We are excited to see you on our profile. Cubix is a leading mobile app, games and enterprise software development company! – expert in development, customization and integration of complex enterprise-level solutions, business intelligence analytics, advanced web and mobile solutions. With over 10 years of experience, we have worked for clients that include individuals, startups and organizations Our team is constantly improving and mastering the industry progression. E-Learning, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning,…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$25001 - $50000

Country:

USA, Pakistan

The NineHertz_logo

Eminent Mobile App & Web Development Company

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The Nine Hertz is a Mobile app and Web development company, which tends to mingle IT solutions with the knack of creativity. Web and Mobile Application development come like passion to us. With a bird’s eye view, we keep ourselves abreast with the changing scenarios and approaching solutions. Nothing comes easy but constant efforts make it possible to survive and thrive through the challenges. We serve our clients with innovation in mind and zeal in the deals. We are known to put the right amount of contrast in the ongoing trends. We…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

USA, India, Australia, UAE

ENO8_logo

ENO8 is a Mobile App Design and Development Company focused…

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ENO8 is a top mobile app design and development company focused on creating impactful mobile experiences. We have created a series of iOS and Android apps to increase the productivity, online presence, and boost ROI of our clients. With mastery and expertise in mobile app development services, we always present a cost-effective and successful product well before the deadline. We use the latest best practices of Scrum, and testing automation to provide robust and flawless mobile apps. We partner with our clients to deliver breakthrough innovation…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

USA

Extentia_logo

Do More. Be More.

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Extentia is a global technology and services firm that helps clients transform and realize their digital strategies. With a unique Experience Centric Transformation approach, our ground-breaking solutions are in the space of mobile, cloud, and design. Our team is differentiated by an emphasis on excellent design skills that they bring to every project. Focused on enterprise mobility, cloud computing, and user experiences, we strive to accomplish and surpass their customers’ business goals. Our inclusive work environment and culture inspire…

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Employees:

251 to 1000

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

USA, India, Australia, Germany, Singapore

Techliance_logo

Delivering quality Software Development services Worldwide

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Techliance is a custom software development firm providing web development & design services, mobile app development, UI/UX design services. We are a team of 55+ developers who are dedicated to serving businesses of all sizes. Till now we have delivered 400+ custom software projects to clients all across the world. We have a 100% happy clients with an 80% retention rate. Techliance is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with multiple development offices overseas. We have over 15 years of industry experience with an amazing range of skills,…

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Employees:

11 to 50

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

USA, Pakistan

Seasia Infotech_logo

A CMMI5 Ceritified Company

5.0 (1 Reviews)
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Seasia Infotech, a CMMI Level 5 IT company, provides Enterprises as well as startups, innovative & stable methodology to Design, Develop, Test & Market their solutions. We specialize in providing mobile application development, Web design, and development, dot net, PHP, and Java services. We help you plan, conceive and strategize your IT implementation from ideation to launch Our Vision is…

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Review by Shelly Singla

They’re excellent programmers and know how to come up with innovative solutions that meet our ultimate goals.

Employees:

251 to 1000

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

USA

eLuminous Technologies Pvt.Ltd_logo

Your Trusted IT PARTNER

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eLuminous is a leading IT Solutions company in India established in 2002,  serving the Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Solutions and Application development services for Digital Agencies, Enterprises and Tech Start-ups across the globe. We have started this organization with passion and belief that the young Indian talent pool can add value to global businesses. We are trying to meet our customer's requirements by understanding western work culture, learning Emerging technologies & Integrity which is the value foundation…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

India, USA, UK, South Africa

Rootstrap_logo
5.0 (1 Reviews)
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Rootstrap has been featured in major publications and has garnered the attention of millions of users. With iterative design process and relentless focus on validation ensures that you avoid unnecessary features and ballooning cost, ending with a beautiful app built to satisfy users. Rootstrap has got a good team of product designers and full-stack developers who've worked on projects for the…

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SB

We never felt as two different teams but worked as one team

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$101 - $150

Min. Project amount:

$50001 - $100000

Country:

USA, Uruguay, Argentina

Elinsys_logo

Mobile.Web.Marketing

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Elinsys is a leading website design and mobile app development company in India. We provide professional and dedicated services in website design, web development, graphic designing, and mobile application development. Our web app development services include cutting edge technologies such as Angular JS, Node.JS web development, Express JS, and MongoDB Development Services. We customize the IT solutions to suit your requirements and can scale as your business grows. With a unique combination of deep understanding of internet marketing, the…

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Employees:

11 to 50

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

India

Technoduce _logo

Web and Mobile app development company

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Technoduce Info Solutions Pvt Ltd is a reputed Web and Mobile app development company serving customers across diverse industries. Our 70+ professionals use the best state-of-the-art systems and technology to develop websites and applications in minimum time. Since 2011, we have delivered IT solutions to 100+ companies from the United States, the Arabian Gulf, Europe, and more. We engage with a massive endeavor to invent and develop best-in-class web and mobile applications supported in all major platforms like Android, iPhone, React native. We…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

India

Codewave Technologies_logo

Design Thinking Led Digital Transformation

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Codewave is a software development company with a strong focus on new-generation technologies. We’re a team of 50 consultants including designers, engineers, and agile practitioners specializing in the “Design Thinking Led Digitization” practice. Our service portfolio includes mobile and web development, big data and analytics, user experience, design, testing, and cloud-based solutions. Codewave has successfully executed over 250 digitization projects, earning a reputation of being a cost-effective yet high-quality service provider.…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$25001 - $50000

Country:

India

Program-Ace_logo

Software development, Mobile development, Web development,…

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Program-Ace is an innovation-oriented software development and R&D company, boasting more than 27 years of success and growth in the IT sector. We work and partner with businesses and enterprises globally to craft innovative solutions that help companies embrace digital transformation.

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

Ukraine

Umbrella IT_logo

Booster for the digital evolution of business

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App development and IT consulting company. We provide IT-experts who integrate seamlessly into your team. Every week we deliver regular results via honed processes. We have delivered IT-experts to 200+ projects (Hamleys of London LTD, Penske Media Corporation (Rolling Stone, Variety, SheMedia, etc.), Mary Kay Inc., Alcon, 9Gag.

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$51 - $100

Min. Project amount:

$25001 - $50000

Country:

Russia, Canada

Credencys Solution Inc_logo
5.0 (5 Reviews)
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Credencys Solutions Inc. is a leading web and mobile app development company headquartered in Los Angeles. We help startups to Fortune 500 companies drive profits and succeed through cutting edge digital transformation with end-to-end mobile, web, and cloud app development.Founded in 2008, Credencys has successfully delivered 500+ projects to 200+ customers from varied industry domains with results-driven…

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Review by Renato Gama

Excellent team of Credencys has delivered brilliant AR app

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

USA

Communication Crafts_logo

The Team Next Door

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Communication Crafts has been a leading development, marketing and design firm from day one. With over 15+ years of experience and ISO certification, Communication Crafts has delivered countless projects worldwide. The agency delivers solutions tailored for industry leaders to reach company specific goals at a cost advantage through experts in innovation. Communication Crafts has evolved into a one-stop destination for project deliveries for clients from diverse industries. With a stellar and reputable position in the industry, Communication Crafts…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

UK, USA, India

X-Byte Enterprise Solutions_logo

Best Web and Mobile App Development Company

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X-Byte Enterprise Solutions is the top rated Web and Mobile Application Development Services Provider Company in India, USA, and UAE which offers the best web and mobile app development services with affordable prices across the globe. With the advent of mobile technology, IT industry along and mobile app development industry has seen dramatic growth. Being the top rated mobile app development company, we follow a clean and transparent Mobile Application Development process. We provide all kinds of best web and mobile application development solutions,…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

India, USA, Germany

Exposit_logo

IT Solutions Company delivering Custom Web and Mobile…

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Exposit is a Belarus-based IT solutions company that has been offering quality website and mobile app development services to global clients since 2012. We specialize in custom web and app development and offer a full cycle of development services: from idea shaping to system maintenance. Our aim is to create the most convenient and easy-to-perceive solutions for users of any level. We know how to improve specific industry processes in Healthcare and Retail and empower software with Visualization and Media Streaming technologies. With expertise…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

Belarus

Kunsh Technologies_logo

Web and Mobile App Development Company

5.0 (1 Reviews)
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Kunsh Technologies is an award-winning website and mobile app development company known for offering highly customized IT solutions. We specialize in developing custom software, responsive web design, mobile apps, and web apps. We help businesses with design, development, and deployment with extensive testing of solutions. Our team of expert web developers and mobile app developers have gained in-depth…

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KR

The team was so helpful to grow our business online!

Employees:

11 to 50

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$50001 - $100000

Country:

India

FOONKIE MONKEY_logo

We love to make Apps

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We love innovation! With more than nine years of experience in App development and custom software development, we found that it all starts with a good idea. A powerful one, looking for a change in the behavior of people through creativity, teamwork, and perseverance. We create innovative, beautiful, intuitive, and brilliant products. To get there, we realized that every part of the team must be considered as an important element to accomplish a product that reflects enthusiasm, compromise, heart, creativity, and enjoyment. In consequence and as…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

USA, Colombia

S-PRO_logo

We turn customer dreams into supreme IT products.

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S-PRO provides software development solutions ranging from analytics and consulting to delivery and launch. We work as a technical partner to enterprises and startups, taking responsibility for product development. Key S-PRO facts: 5-years end-to-end development experience; 150+ full-time in-house professionals; 90+ IT solutions delivered; Customers in 27 countries worldwide. We insist on continuing education: each year our team members actively acquire new expertise in the latest technologies. This advantage allows us to be one step ahead. Always.…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

Ukraine

Skelia_logo

We Extend your Enterprise

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Skelia is an international leader in building cross-border IT and engineering services for organizations and affiliate companies in Eastern-Europe. We develop best-in-class mobile commerce (mCommerce) solutions, from designing, development to post-delivery support. Our full-cycle mobile app development services span all major platforms and turn exciting ideas into state-of-the-art e-commerce and m-commerce applications. We create custom mobile apps, and websites that increase revenues, boost upscale opportunities, secures customer loyalty, and…

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Employees:

251 to 1000

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

Ukraine, Belgium, Poland, USA, UK

Undabot_logo

Web & Mobile Applications Design and Development Company

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Undabot is a custom software development company situated in Zagreb, Croatia, specializing in the design and development of mobile and web applications. Focus is on the development of top quality solutions, through close collaboration and open team-work with clients. Some of their clients include Styria Group, A1 Telekom Austria Group, Foreo, Wiener Insurance, Poq. Through different programs they give back to the community, help to develop young talents and share their knowledge. Their ultimate goal is to help companies to scale their business…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$51 - $100

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

Croatia

Macandro_logo

Best Mobile App Development Company

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MacAndro is the leading mobile app development company offers exceptional mobile app development services for all business verticals. Out there lies a pool of mobile application development company worldwide. But we, MacAndro, always stay unique from other mobile app development company, as our Mobile App Development Solutions include the latest technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning & Deep Learning, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Internet of Thing (IoT), etc. Fortune companies, Businesses and Start-ups…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

India

Magneto IT Solutions_logo

IF YOU CAN IMAGINE IT, WE CAN DEVELOP IT

5.0 (1 Reviews)
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Founded in 2009, we at Magneto work with passion to bring your ideas to life and create stunning applications for start-up and corporate. We mainly focus on eCommerce, Mobile Application, Customize Web Application, IOT, Chatbot. We understand professional service as an opportunity to walk on the path of values. Every day is a fresh challenge to adhere to our essential milestone principles. From our…

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Review by Ekta kotadiya

FOODITTER

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

$26 - $50

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

USA, Bahrain, India

Technostacks Infotech Pvt. Ltd_logo

Empowering Ideas Into Reality

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Technostacks Infotech Pvt. Ltd. is an ISO 27001: 2013 & NASSCOM Member Company with expertise in emerging solutions like Enterprise App development, web development, mobile app development, IoT development, Machine Learning, Artificial intelligence, Block-chain development, Cloud-based solutions, Augmented Reality and Virtual reality are out focuses. Our belief is to pay back to the community from where we based by providing the ease through cutting edge solutions. We have recently completed a milestone of 5 years of excellent services globally.…

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Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

Country:

India, USA, Germany, UK

Dev Technosys Pvt Ltd_logo

Inspired By Thoughts

5.0 (4 Reviews)
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Devtechnosys an ISO: 9001 : 2008 certified web & mobile applications development company having head-office in India. Dev Technosys is a global leader in mobile app and website development. Drawing on a vast pool of talent, resources and technology, the company has achieved ISO certification and employs a team of over 70+ highly-skilled, dedicated workers. What sets us apart is our unending commitment…

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Review by Deepak Kumar

They really put their minds and hearts into this project

Employees:

51 to 250

Hourly Rates:

Up to $25

Min. Project amount:

$5001 - $10000

Country:

India, USA, UAE, New Zealand, Ireland, UK

Sunlight Media LLC_logo

Web Design Los Angeles

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Sunlight Media is an award-winning web design company and digital marketing agency, located in downtown Los Angeles. We provide web development services, articulated logo design service with expertise in company branding, internet marketing service, mobile app development, and video production services to a variety of local businesses & global corporate companies. While designing, we ensure your websites and apps work fast, smooth, and are 100% compatible with all mobile & tablet devices. With a specialty in Magento and mobile responsive…

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Employees:

2 to 10

Hourly Rates:

$51 - $100

Min. Project amount:

Less than - $5000

Country:

USA

2Base Technologies_logo

Way 2 Digital

5.0 (1 Reviews)
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2Base Technologies, one among the premium service providers in the web and mobile development industry, offers a wide variety of creative, strategic and technical development solutions for various products and services, for start-ups, small and medium-size business as well as for corporates. 2Base is a specialist in Mobile App Development Technologies, Web Applications Design and Development Services,…

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Review by Ryan Sulthan

Excellent website development services!

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India, Australia, USA, Botswana, South Africa

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Delivering Innovative Technology Solutions

5.0 (2 Reviews)
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Nevina infotech - We are renowned for our expert level and high tech custom web and mobile app development and digital marketing services. We are have a completely process-driven and extremely focused approach for all our services. From understanding the client requirements to ensuring that our services meet them exactly, we work with a systematic process. This is why companies from completely different…

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$10001 - $25000

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Making Possibilities Real

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Neebal was established with the aim to deliver the ‘right technology’ for clients, even if it needs to be built from scratch. In today’s era, company’s exposure to embrace mobility is one of the most critical factor that decides success or failure of any enterprise. For the past decade, Neebal Technologies has been implementing “Enterprise Mobility Solutions” and cross-platform application Development for multiple corporations, including the Fortune 500 companies and SME’s. With bespoke mobile app development,…

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$26 - $50

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$5001 - $10000

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Custom software development company

Scand is a custom software development company located in Minsk, Belarus - in the center of Eastern Europe. The company is providing outsourcing services and primarily focusing on software application and product development using .NET, Java, PHP, C/C++and other technologies. Since 2000 we've been developing customized solutions for various IT companies, e-commerce businesses, logistics enterprises, educational institutions, and healthcare organizations. As well as we provide tailored software development for IoT, augmented and virtual reality.…

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$26 - $50

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Less than - $5000

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Belarus

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choosing right way

Nunc systems have been producing custom software solutions for different varieties of business needs. We are headquartered in Hyderabad and we provide a broad range of IT application solutions and services including Salesforce solutions, Mobile App Development, Digital Marketing, ERP, Web App Development, QA testing, Oracle, and many more solutions for our clients.

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$26 - $50

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$10001 - $25000

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India

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Build a Technology Experience

InnovationM is a well-recognized web and mobile application development company based in India. From the past ten years, we have transformed many forward-thinking businesses by building end-to-end mobile apps, websites, software, and eCommerce websites. The highly-skilled and knowledgeable team of developers and software engineers at InnovationM has created outstanding software projects for SMBs and…

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$5001 - $10000

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LoyaltyPlant solution is all-in-one marketing platform that works as an ecosystem with four parts: (1) a white label mobile app to engage with your guests, (2) a powerful CRM-system to launch marketing campaigns and track results, (3) POS-integration to fit the solution in your business process, (4) dedicated Customer Success Team that provide the solution to deliver tangible results right from the start. The LoyaltyPlant platform is modular and allows us to analyze and design the perfect app solution, according to your business needs. The core…

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WE THINK BIG, DESIGN SMART, DEVELOP FAST

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In this world full of change it is important to have a tech partner you can trust. Main services:  Consulting and custom software development of Web, IOS, Android, SAAS, Big Data projects in addition to CRM and ERP suites Tech maintenance and support of your business  Dedicated software developers’ teams and outstaffingoptions to work exclusively…

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Even Facebook Fell in Love with Our Open Source!

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Droids On Roids is an awarded mobile app development and website design company in Poland. We have more than 55 talented professionals, creating top-notch mobile apps and designs for a wide range of industries. We support our clients with back-end, web front-end solutions & have a strong background in creating Internet of Things (IoT) applications and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) apps. From crystallizing…

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Poland, USA

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We solve digital

SWARM is an award-winning digital product studio focusing on strategy, design, and development of apps for mobile, wearable, and apple tv. We have 70+ developers and designers who are proficient in using emerging technologies to develop apps, websites, and software. With over 7 years of experience, we have worked for clients that include the world’s top brands and ventures from various industries. Our apps are often in the top 10, and almost exclusively in the top 100 of their respective categories, this is because we deeply understand the…

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Min. Project amount:

$25001 - $50000

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USA

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The Mobile Innovation Agency

WillowTree® is an industry-leading mobile and digital product agency. Since 2007, our team of award-winning mobile strategists, UX/UI designers, and software engineers have delivered over 1000 mobile and digital solutions to the world's leading enterprise and consumer-facing companies, including: 21st Century Fox, Regal Cinemas, Synchrony Financial, National Geographic, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.

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$50001 - $100000

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USA

North South 804 apps is a full-service mobile application development company established in Virginia, USA. We specialize in Native Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design, and App Store Optimization (ASO). We are made up of full-time employees including designers, coders, project managers, and testers. For the past six years, we’ve developed over 100 apps for clients ranging from Appreneur, idea people, small to medium businesses, and fortune 300 companies. We are committed to native client-side coding using the latest languages for iOS and…

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USA

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Our Digital Transformation Approach is Revenue - Driven…

Saffron Tech is an integrated consulting team of designers, developers, and engineers that builds innovative Technology solutions. Powered by our design-led innovation process we deliver end-to-end experiences to help businesses grow. From creative web and enterprise solutions to intuitive apps and systems to digital transformation, we work with you from strategy to execution to create what's next. We combine the best of design thinking, user research, strategy, and cutting-edge technology to deliver innovative solutions for better results.…

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251 to 1000

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$5001 - $10000

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USA, India

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Results, Not Promises

Debut Infotech is a leading mobile app development and website development Company with over 8+ years of experience. We are a highly productive and cost-effective IT solutions provider across various domains. Our team of experts excels in response management and is equally well-versed with providing end-to-end development services to efficiently transform your app idea into reality. We create user-centric and highly engaging iOS and Android apps that boost ROI and expand the customer base. Debut Infotech provides an extended team of full-time agile…

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India, Canada, USA

Cabot Technology Solutions is a value-based IT consulting firm delivering high value, cost-effective solutions using cutting edge technologies. Our expertise lies in the area of mobile app development, web and software development, enterprise product development, and project management. Founded in 2006, Cabot’s team of 100+ project managers, developers, designers, and testers have delivered over 700 projects across a number of industry sectors. Our delighted 140+ clients range from growing SMEs to big entrepreneurs in the United States, Canada,…

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$10001 - $25000

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eCommerce Web Development Company

The Brihaspati Infotech is a leading web services provider company. Among a plethora of services, we specialize in delivering eCommerce web development, website designing, and mobile app development services. With 9+ years of industry experience and 150+ developers and designers, we have successfully delivered 3000+ solutions. Our clients range from big corporates and small and medium enterprises…

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User-Friendly Web Apps, Comprehensive eCommerce design and development services, Website OPtimization, Responsive User Interface Designing, Result Driven Digital Marketing, Skilled SEO Experts, Custom Mobile App Development, Dedicated Laravel Developers, Leading Offshore CodeIgniter Developers

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India, USA

Cypherox Technologies Pvt Ltd is a leading Software Development Company in India spreading its roots in the market since 2014. Cypherox Technologies Pvt Ltd – A web development company founded and being led by techie friends, having a bonding like brothers, with the vision and mission to bring revolution in the field of Computer Science and Technology. We assure you to provide world-class service in the IT sector.

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$26 - $50

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$5001 - $10000

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End-to-end app development, strategy, and design.

Mobile app developer, product builder, service provider, design studio, emerging tech consultancy, strategic innovation partner – a different kind of animal. For over 10 years, we’ve partnered with brands, across industries, to build digital business solutions and user experiences that change how people live, work, and play – every day. With trusted expertise, collaboration, and continuous support and iteration, we build custom app solutions for our clients. These solutions apply emerging technologies, uniting the physical and…

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Appify your Business

Alongside with Android and iOS mobile app development services, Redbytes also provide web app development, high-quality content and much more. Our experienced team of business and IT professionals integrate together an agile approach and next-generation tools and technologies to bring you a business product that gives your business a distinct advantage. Redbytes is a team who’s trusted since 2009 for creating amazing apps in various platforms (iOS, Android, Windows) etc. As a mobile app development expert, it is specialised in creating digital…

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We build powerful and engaging mobile applications, websites, UX/UI designs, and software, tailor-made for your needs. With over 250+ talented app developers and designers, we have built 100+ apps ranging from Fortune organizations to popular startups. Our apps have thousands of enterprise touch-points daily besides over 10 million app-store downloads in the consumer space. Our fixed locations are in Bangalore and New Jersey, but we have delivered IT solutions to over 50 clients spread across 6 continents.  Datamatics is a full-time NASSCOM…

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251 to 1000

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$51 - $100

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$25001 - $50000

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USA, India

Chetu is a US-based software development company that provides custom technology solutions to worldwide businesses. As a software development services provider company with over 1,800 skilled software developers, Chetu combines technological expertise, specific domain experience, and passion for excellence to deliver enterprise-grade solutions. As a global IT company, we are established in 4 countries…

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Best Website Development, Exceptional Mobile App Developers, Dedicated Team of Software Developers, Custom API Development and Integration Solution, SAP Certified Partners, SAP Hana Implementation and Integration, Explore Reality-Based Technology - AR & VR, Blockchain Technology Solutions for Every Business, Cloud Computing, IoT Development Services, Industrial Wearables Solutions, Digital Marketing Solution Provider, Innovative Digital User Experience

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$10001 - $25000

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USA, India, Netherlands

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Software House Pakistan

GEXTON holds a notable presence as the world's leading IT software company by creating and providing most modern and interactive solutions. The company has 20+ years of experience in delivering powerful IT services to clients ranging from small businesses to enterprises. We provide creative website designing, website development, graphic designing, mobile app development, and SEO services. Our developers leverage the latest tools, techniques, methodologies, and strategies to deliver robust solutions that generate revenue for our clients. Our…

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The Leading Software Development Company is providing…

SunArc Technologies, a trusted name providing the plethora of services to our esteemed customers in multiple industries and domains for the past 16+ years. With the philosophy: “To endow our clients with cost-effective, reliable and quality technological services”, we facilitate our clients shape their dreams.One of the flagship competency centres within SunArc is Customer Service & Escalation Management and Next-Gen IT solutions with a sharp focus on working with AI Consultancy and Chatbot Services along with Digital Technology. We have established…

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Nettechnocrats IT Services Pvt_logo

Creating Deep Impact

5.0 (2 Reviews)

Nettechnocrats is a digital and web solutions company, which provides high quality, SEO friendly, fluid websites, and other IT solutions to all types of industries and to varied clients. Our range of solutions includes Website Development, Software Development, UX/UI Designing, QA and Testing, and SEO services. Nettechnocrats is backed by a team of 100+ competent designers, developers, and project…

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Anybody who is looking for any live streaming app for their business, I highly recommend Nettechnocrats to you

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51 to 250

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$151 - $200

Min. Project amount:

$10001 - $25000

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India, Australia

What are the different types of mobile apps?

Before you go hunting for mobile app development companies, it’s good to have some basic understanding of the various mobile apps and its types, so as to be clear about your app requirements.

Native apps

  • The coding methodology used for native apps is such that these types of apps become platform-specific. A native iOS app developed will work on only iOS platform and the vice-versa is also true. 

  • The app developers use some specific tools and languages to develop a native mobile app that is supported only by the respective operating system. A native app is normally much faster and has more features as compared to the other two. 

  • You should opt for these kinds of apps only if you need to make use of the lightening processing speed in your app or a large chunk of your targeted users are using a specific Operating system.

PWAs 

  • PWAs or Progressive Web Apps are web applications that give a mobile-like experience to the user. 

  • No requirement of storage space on the device, SEO friendliness, low cost, speed of development and versatility to work with various screen sizes and devices are the benefits that have made PWAs popular. 

  • PWAs are ideal for businesses looking to provide a similar experience to their users across multiple devices at an economical cost.

Hybrid apps 

  • These apps are platform-independent and they work well on both iOS as well as Android platforms. 

  • They provide versatility to the app as a hybrid app can be easily accessible across many platforms and operating systems.

  • If you want to reach the maximum number of people quickly, then a hybrid app will be your go-to option.


What are the benefits of Outsourcing mobile app development services?

Although you can always choose to develop your app in-house, there are many reasons to outsource app development.

Saves you from the hassle of hiring and managing a team

If you are starting from scratch, then assembling an efficient in-house app development team can prove to be quite a task. It’s much easier to hire a professional app development firm that is already established in the market as a reputed app developer. Also the time taken to build a team can be used more effectively by using it to improve the business processes.

Gain better ROI by saving costs

By outsourcing app development services, you will save money not only on hiring an in-house team but also on the time and money required to set up the relevant infrastructure. Your mobile app development partner will already have the systems and resources required to develop a mobile app and you won’t need to break any bank installing them. 

Faster time to market

As professional app development companies are proficient in their work and hence can easily ensure that your app gets to the market at a lightning-fast speed.

Round the clock support

Expert mobile app developers efficiently handle every issue that arises in the app development process right from commencing the ideation phase to the execution stage. 

Access to a broad talent pool

One of the most important benefits that you gain by outsourcing is that you will have access to the best app development firms all around the world. While if you decide to hire an in-house team, then the talent at your disposal will be a limited one pertaining to the app developers you have hired as your in-house team.


Few things to consider before approaching an App Development Company

Location of the company 

You can classify mobile app development companies based on their location into three categories;

  • Onshore 

Onshore companies are located in your country. The advantage of giving your work to an onshore company is that you will have the benefit of working in the same time zone, culture and language. For instance, if your business is located in USA, there is a high probability that onshore app development will cost you dearly.

  • Nearshore 

Nearshore companies are those that are located near your home country. For the US, Latin American countries like Argentina and Brazil will be nearshore locations. With nearshore companies, you can have a better balance between time zone and cost for development services.

  • Offshore

Offshore companies are located far away, often in different time zones. For a company located in USA, the offshore destinations would be Ukraine, India and the Philippines. The major benefit that these companies provide is that of cost, you can have your app development requirements taken care off at significantly lower prices.

Domain Expertise

While you are in pursuit of your ideal app development company, look for one that has previously worked in the same industry in which you wish to develop your app. This provides an assurance that the app development service provider already knows certain things about the industry and hence will be able to provide valuable inputs.

Working hours and Communication

Before you zero-in on a team of mobile app developers ensure that you and your team have the maximum number of overlapping working hours. This will help in having a direct communication on any matter and thus saving more time.

The communication protocols should be defined clearly as this leads to confusion in the later stages as the mobile app project progresses. Decide the mode and time of communication with your app development firm so that you can be clear about the expectations right from the initial stage.

Various types of app development Pricing models

Ask your app developer to give you a detailed break-up of the costs involved in the app development process. Ensure to have clarity regarding the app maintenance costs as well as the app publishing costs. 

Most of the top app development companies will charge you on an hourly basis or on a monthly basis. You can also opt to make the payment on a lumpsum basis, only if the scope of the app development project is clearly defined with a clear timeframe. Otherwise we suggest that you go for an hourly/monthly based cost structure.

Let us have a look at the various app pricing models.

  • Fixed price model

In the fixed-price model, the cost of the entire project is fixed beforehand. To achieve this, you need to have a fixed scope of the project which includes the technical specifications and date of delivery. 

This helps in getting a more precise estimation of the costs related to app development. The milestones are set along with their deadlines, and these milestones act as payment triggers.

This kind of model is suitable only when the scope of the project is set in stone because if you change the scope frequently then you will need to re-negotiate the cost & time, and this will cause hassle to both you and your developers. This model is apt when the project is small and all the technical specifications are fixed. 

  • Time and material model

In this model, the app development firms charge you according to the number of hours that are spent on developing your app along with the cost of materials that they spend to develop your app.

The model is nimble and allows you to change the scope of work quickly. If you want to add a new feature that was not in the scope earlier, then you can pay an additional amount for developing this new feature. Another benefit that this model accords to you is that the development team will be assigned with the continuous delivery of the project. This will ensure that you are always informed about the cost of app development.

This model is recommended when the project is complex as you will have a great level of flexibility with this model and the mobile app development cost won’t escalate without you noticing about it. 

  • Dedicated resources

In this pricing model, you hire dedicated resources like UI/UX designers, developers, and testers for your project. The billing is normally on the basis of the number of hours that these resources work on your project. The major advantage of this model is that you retain control over the team and can decide on choosing the team members according to their expertise level. This way you will have a greater control over managing the cost related to developing a mobile app.

This model is especially helpful when you are doing a project for which the scope is dynamic.


Factors affecting the app development cost

The cost of your project depends on a lot of factors, some of the most important ones are included below

Type of Platform 

The cost varies according to the platform on which you want to develop your app. For instance, ios development is costlier as compared to Android and Hybrid development.

Level of complexity

The higher the level of complexity, the more will be the requirement of complex backend functionalities like large databases, more storage space. While a simple app costs $3000-8000 a more complex app will cost around $50,000-$150,000 and a gaming app can cost anywhere between $10,000-$250,000.

Level of security 

The level of encryption that you choose will have an overbearing effect on the costs incurred. The nature of the information that you gather and the number of users you intend to reach decides the level of security required. For instance, a banking app will require more robust security as opposed to other types of apps as sensitive financial information will be managed through the app.

Number of plugins & integration

To boost the capabilities of their apps, many businesses need to use third-party plugins. Social media plugins are the most common type of plugins used in many apps. The top mobile app developers need to code APIs to ensure that these plugins work seamlessly with all the intended devices. The more the number of plugins and integrations, the higher will be the cost.

Location

The costs of developing an app fluctuate depending on the geographical location of your service provider. The average hourly rate of developing an app in North America is $70, in Eastern Europe it is $35 while the Indian app developers will take $30 to develop the app.

The Cost and Time taken to develop an app

The time taken to develop an app and the cost involved with developing a mobile app depends on various factors and hence varies from app-to-app. But every app development follows a definite process and what changes is the number of iterations of the development cycle.

Every app development cycle has these 5 basis steps: 

  1. Research and Analysis
  2. App Design
  3. Coding and Implementation
  4. App Testing 
  5. App Launch and maintenance 

We can further bifurcate mobile apps on the basis of time and cost factor;

  • Simple Apps: These apps will cost you anything from $ 5,000-$50,000 and take 30-90 days to develop.
  • Complex Apps: A complex app with more features will cost $55,000-$110,000 and take 100-180 days to develop.

There are apps for which the time and cost go even higher than complex apps with respect to the technologies to be embedded, complexity of the app, app features and functionalities to be integrated act the major deciding factors.


Questions to ask to your mobile app development service provider

While selecting from a list of top app development companies with varying expertise, development skill, and productivity, you need to ask the following questions to the firms to have a better insight with refining the list further.

Can you please show me your work previous work?

Have a look at the previously completed projects of the app development solutions provider to have an idea about their expertise level. Talk to a few clients if possible, this way you will get to know how the mobile app development firms execute that particular project.

What are the credentials of your app development team?

The team for a project generally consists of a team of UI/UX designers, developers (frontend and backend), QA testers, and a project manager. Make it a point to know the credentials of the team, the mobile app development projects that they have worked on. Ask for a dedicated project manager, this way you will have only one contact point with whom you shall discuss your requirements.

What technologies can you work on?

It is always good to keep an eye on the future while working with mobile app development companies that are well versed with a wide range of technologies like big data, virtual reality, and augmented reality. This is important because if the need arises in the future, then you do not need to go looking for another team of app developers.

What app development methodology do you follow in your company? And based on the methodology can you provide a definite app development timeline for my project? 

Your app service providers should be able to give you a definite process, which they will be following while developing your mobile app. An expert agency well-versed with the nitty-gritty of app development will be able to give you a concrete plan with well-defined time-frames for each stage in the app development process.


The Balancing Act

Before going forward, consider whether the mobile app developer you select is really the best fit for your project? Will they take an interest in the project beyond their business interests? Will they just be contractors or be app development partners in real sense?

Always weigh in the costs not only in terms of money but also in terms of time. For instance, if a company bids the lowest but can’t deliver before a couple of months past the timeline decided, then you will need to consider the lost business due to extended time. 

The lure of low cost is tempting at first sight, but understand that looking at a good feature to cost ratio will benefit you while selecting the right app development company.

What are the different types of mobile apps?

Before you go hunting for mobile app development companies, it’s good to have some basic understanding of the various mobile apps and its types, so as to be clear about your app requirements.

Native apps

  • The coding methodology used for native apps is such that these types of apps become platform-specific. A native iOS app developed will work on only iOS platform and the vice-versa is also true. 

  • The app developers use some specific tools and languages to develop a native mobile app that is supported only by the respective operating system. A native app is normally much faster and has more features as compared to the other two. 

  • You should opt for these kinds of apps only if you need to make use of the lightening processing speed in your app or a large chunk of your targeted users are using a specific Operating system.

PWAs 

  • PWAs or Progressive Web Apps are web applications that give a mobile-like experience to the user. 

  • No requirement of storage space on the device, SEO friendliness, low cost, speed of development and versatility to work with various screen sizes and devices are the benefits that have made PWAs popular. 

  • PWAs are ideal for businesses looking to provide a similar experience to their users across multiple devices at an economical cost.

Hybrid apps 

  • These apps are platform-independent and they work well on both iOS as well as Android platforms. 

  • They provide versatility to the app as a hybrid app can be easily accessible across many platforms and operating systems.

  • If you want to reach the maximum number of people quickly, then a hybrid app will be your go-to option.

What are the benefits of Outsourcing mobile app development services?

Although you can always choose to develop your app in-house, there are many reasons to outsource app development.

Saves you from the hassle of hiring and managing a team

If you are starting from scratch, then assembling an efficient in-house app development team can prove to be quite a task. It’s much easier to hire a professional app development firm that is already established in the market as a reputed app developer. Also the time taken to build a team can be used more effectively by using it to improve the business processes.

Gain better ROI by saving costs

By outsourcing app development services, you will save money not only on hiring an in-house team but also on the time and money required to set up the relevant infrastructure. Your mobile app development partner will already have the systems and resources required to develop a mobile app and you won’t need to break any bank installing them. 

Faster time to market

As professional app development companies are proficient in their work and hence can easily ensure that your app gets to the market at a lightning-fast speed.

Round the clock support

Expert mobile app developers efficiently handle every issue that arises in the app development process right from commencing the ideation phase to the execution stage. 

Access to a broad talent pool

One of the most important benefits that you gain by outsourcing is that you will have access to the best app development firms all around the world. While if you decide to hire an in-house team, then the talent at your disposal will be a limited one pertaining to the app developers you have hired as your in-house team.

Few things to consider before approaching an App Development Company

 Location of the company 

You can classify mobile app development companies based on their location into three categories;

  • Onshore 

Onshore companies are located in your country. The advantage of giving your work to an onshore company is that you will have the benefit of working in the same time zone, culture and language. For instance, if your business is located in USA, there is a high probability that onshore app development will cost you dearly.

  • Nearshore 

Nearshore companies are those that are located near your home country. For the US, Latin American countries like Argentina and Brazil will be nearshore locations. With nearshore companies, you can have a better balance between time zone and cost for development services.

  • Offshore

Offshore companies are located far away, often in different time zones. For a company located in USA, the offshore destinations would be Ukraine, India and the Philippines. The major benefit that these companies provide is that of cost, you can have your app development requirements taken care off at significantly lower prices.

Domain Expertise

While you are in pursuit of your ideal app development company, look for one that has previously worked in the same industry in which you wish to develop your app. This provides an assurance that the app development service provider already knows certain things about the industry and hence will be able to provide valuable inputs.

Working hours and Communication

Before you zero-in on a team of mobile app developers ensure that you and your team have the maximum number of overlapping working hours. This will help in having a direct communication on any matter and thus saving more time.

The communication protocols should be defined clearly as this leads to confusion in the later stages as the mobile app project progresses. Decide the mode and time of communication with your app development firm so that you can be clear about the expectations right from the initial stage.

Various types of app development Pricing models

Ask your app developer to give you a detailed break-up of the costs involved in the app development process. Ensure to have clarity regarding the app maintenance costs as well as the app publishing costs. 

Most of the top app development companies will charge you on an hourly basis or on a monthly basis. You can also opt to make the payment on a lumpsum basis, only if the scope of the app development project is clearly defined with a clear timeframe. Otherwise we suggest that you go for an hourly/monthly based cost structure.

Let us have a look at the various app pricing models.

Fixed price model

In the fixed-price model, the cost of the entire project is fixed beforehand. To achieve this, you need to have a fixed scope of the project which includes the technical specifications and date of delivery. 

This helps in getting a more precise estimation of the costs related to app development. The milestones are set along with their deadlines, and these milestones act as payment triggers.

This kind of model is suitable only when the scope of the project is set in stone because if you change the scope frequently then you will need to re-negotiate the cost & time, and this will cause hassle to both you and your developers. This model is apt when the project is small and all the technical specifications are fixed. 

Time and material model

In this model, the app development firms charge you according to the number of hours that are spent on developing your app along with the cost of materials that they spend to develop your app.

The model is nimble and allows you to change the scope of work quickly. If you want to add a new feature that was not in the scope earlier, then you can pay an additional amount for developing this new feature. Another benefit that this model accords to you is that the development team will be assigned with the continuous delivery of the project. This will ensure that you are always informed about the cost of app development.

This model is recommended when the project is complex as you will have a great level of flexibility with this model and the mobile app development cost won’t escalate without you noticing about it. 

Dedicated resources

In this pricing model, you hire dedicated resources like UI/UX designers, developers, and testers for your project. The billing is normally on the basis of the number of hours that these resources work on your project. The major advantage of this model is that you retain control over the team and can decide on choosing the team members according to their expertise level. This way you will have a greater control over managing the cost related to developing a mobile app.

This model is especially helpful when you are doing a project for which the scope is dynamic.

Factors affecting the app development cost

The cost of your project depends on a lot of factors, some of the most important ones are included below

Type of Platform 

The cost varies according to the platform on which you want to develop your app. For instance, ios development is costlier as compared to Android and Hybrid development.

Level of complexity

The higher the level of complexity, the more will be the requirement of complex backend functionalities like large databases, more storage space. While a simple app costs $3000-8000 a more complex app will cost around $50,000-$150,000 and a gaming app can cost anywhere between $10,000-$250,000.

Level of security 

The level of encryption that you choose will have an overbearing effect on the costs incurred. The nature of the information that you gather and the number of users you intend to reach decides the level of security required. For instance, a banking app will require more robust security as opposed to other types of apps as sensitive financial information will be managed through the app.

Number of plugins & integration

To boost the capabilities of their apps, many businesses need to use third-party plugins. Social media plugins are the most common type of plugins used in many apps. The top mobile app developers need to code APIs to ensure that these plugins work seamlessly with all the intended devices. The more the number of plugins and integrations, the higher will be the cost.

Location

The costs of developing an app fluctuate depending on the geographical location of your service provider. The average hourly rate of developing an app in North America is $70, in Eastern Europe it is $35 while the Indian app developers will take $30 to develop the app.

The Cost and Time taken to develop an app

The time taken to develop an app and the cost involved with developing a mobile app depends on various factors and hence varies from app-to-app. But every app development follows a definite process and what changes is the number of iterations of the development cycle.

Every app development cycle has these 5 basis steps: 

  1. Research and Analysis

  2. App Design

  3. Coding and Implementation

  4. App Testing 

  5. App Launch and maintenance 

We can further bifurcate mobile apps on the basis of time and cost factor;

  • Simple Apps: These apps will cost you anything from $ 5,000-$50,000 and take 30-90 days to develop.
  • Complex Apps: A complex app with more features will cost $55,000-$110,000 and take 100-180 days to develop.

There are apps for which the time and cost go even higher than complex apps with respect to the technologies to be embedded, complexity of the app, app features and functionalities to be integrated act the major deciding factors.

Questions to ask to your mobile app development service provider

While selecting from a list of top app development companies with varying expertise, development skill, and productivity, you need to ask the following questions to the firms to have a better insight with refining the list further.

Can you please show me your work previous work?

Have a look at the previously completed projects of the app development solutions provider to have an idea about their expertise level. Talk to a few clients if possible, this way you will get to know how the mobile app development firms execute that particular project.

What are the credentials of your app development team?

The team for a project generally consists of a team of UI/UX designers, developers (frontend and backend), QA testers, and a project manager. Make it a point to know the credentials of the team, the mobile app development projects that they have worked on. Ask for a dedicated project manager, this way you will have only one contact point with whom you shall discuss your requirements.

What technologies can you work on?

It is always good to keep an eye on the future while working with mobile app development companies that are well versed with a wide range of technologies like big data, virtual reality, and augmented reality. This is important because if the need arises in the future, then you do not need to go looking for another team of app developers.

What app development methodology do you follow in your company? And based on the methodology can you provide a definite app development timeline for my project? 

Your app service providers should be able to give you a definite process, which they will be following while developing your mobile app. An expert agency well-versed with the nitty-gritty of app development will be able to give you a concrete plan with well-defined time-frames for each stage in the app development process.

The Balancing Act

Before going forward, consider whether the mobile app developer you select is really the best fit for your project? Will they take an interest in the project beyond their business interests? Will they just be contractors or be app development partners in real sense?

Always weigh in the costs not only in terms of money but also in terms of time. For instance, if a company bids the lowest but can’t deliver before a couple of months past the timeline decided, then you will need to consider the lost business due to extended time. 

The lure of low cost is tempting at first sight, but understand that looking at a good feature to cost ratio will benefit you while selecting the right app development company.

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