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The global headcount of app developers is growing exponentially. Paradoxically, the gap between mobile and web app development expertise continues to grow as well. New trends in the field, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, IoT, cybersecurity, VR and AR, demand new competencies that companies often lack, even within in-house development teams.
To deliver quality apps and keep on track with app development trends, companies can go for a few options. They can complement their in-house team with developers having the right expertise. Alternatively, they can partner with app development companies to run projects on a turnkey basis or in collaboration with in-house specialists.
The challenge is, the app development market is ever-growing, competitive, and rather hard to navigate. To guide you toward a catch-all solution for your unique business needs, we have looked at the major players and evaluated them according to the following criteria:
We picked top 50 app development companies handling a wide range of their business clients’ requirements.
Iflexion is one of the top custom software and web app development companies in the world. Founded in 1999, Iflexion started developing apps when the web development technologies were only nascent. To date, the company has more than 1,500 projects in its portfolio, spanning dozens of industries. The company delivers functional device-agnostic apps that offer impeccable cross-platform experience.
Iflexion develops apps from the ground up, dealing with prototyping, design, architecture, and development, and helps businesses scale by modernizing their apps or migrating to a new platform or cloud environment.
Iflexion also offers technology consulting, PoC development and prototyping.
WillowTree was launched by a team of three in 2008 and grew to 300+ experts with 500+ apps and websites behind their backs. The company mostly works with enterprise and midmarket businesses in major industries.
WillowTree delivers cross-platform solutions for iOS and Android, with a high featuring rate in the App Store and Google Play. The company also has an extensive expertise in custom web development, going all the way from prototyping and system architecture to frontend development, backend engineering, usability testing, and QA.
The company is also paving the way for immersive user experience by developing technologies that integrate text, voice and interactive elements.
Rightpoint is a digital consulting company that builds solutions for successful digital transformation. Since its foundation in 2007, it has worked with 250 of Fortune 1000 companies from an array of industries, with a specific focus on retail and healthcare.
The company helps businesses drive analytical insights and build feasible strategies for transformation. Its services also include prototyping, user experience and design, content strategy audit and improvement, and, finally, a range of apps, from digital workplaces and chatbots to solutions based on Salesforce, Microsoft, and Sitecore.
Chop Dawg is a mobile and web app development company with 11 years of experience. They build indexing-compliant solutions for iOS and Android as well as cross-functional web apps with attractive frontends and reliable backends. The company is capable of dealing with projects where a strategy is built around the client’s plan or where a vague idea needs to be transformed into a functional solution.
Chop Dawg has a team distributed around the US cities famous for their progressive technological ecosystems, and serves clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies all over the world. They’ve already worked with 300+ clients from major industries. The company has a rather high pricing, but they offer a fixed price for the project’s entire scope.
Itransition is one of the most experienced app development companies in the US, with more than 20 years in operation, 1,500+ projects, and 800+ clients on the list. The company builds apps for small, medium and Fortune 500 businesses, with a prominent industry coverage. Itransition also has a knack for helping startups grow into enterprises.
Itransition provides consulting services to help align a client’s objectives and technologies. When it comes to app development, clients get custom-built apps integrated with existing systems, outdated apps optimized, and legacy apps successfully migrated to modern platforms or cloud environments.
SoluLab is a mobile, web and blockchain development company founded in 2014 by ex-VP of Goldman Sachs and a former principal solution architect of Citrix. It evolved into one of the top app development companies with a track record of 1,500+ projects for more than 25 verticals. SoluLab works with businesses of different sizes, however, they are eager to cooperate with solopreneurs and startups who can’t hire big brands.
The company develops mobile apps for iPhone, Android, iPad as well as cross-platform apps. To date, SoluLab has already delivered 150+ mobile apps. As for web apps, the company has dedicated teams for working with specific programming languages, platforms, and frameworks.
Consagous is a technology consulting company that specializes in mobile and web application development as well as emerging technologies, such as BI, big data, AI, and blockchain. The company is also experienced in developing solutions for Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Microsoft Dynamics 365. Consagous has delivered over 700 projects spanning various industries.
Consagous also offers consulting services advising clients of any scale on software architecture enhancements and technology-driven strategies.
Founded in 2010, Sunflower Lab is a digital product and innovation agency that completed 175+ projects for 12 verticals. The company has an extensive experience in web and mobile application development and delivers user-centric mobile apps, both native and cross-platform, as well as responsive web apps.
Sunflower Lab offers the ‘Engineer as a Service’ option where businesses can hire engineers to complement and amplify their own development teams. Sunflower Lab’s consultants are also able to assist in different IT fields, including cloud apps, mobile app strategy, and SaaS apps.
Hidden Brains is an enterprise software and IT consulting company that works with businesses of different sizes, from startups to corporations. Since its launch in 2003, the company has delivered thousands of web and mobile apps for 39 verticals.
Hidden Brains offers full-cycle custom web and mobile application development, team augmentation, and technology consulting services. The company also owns a few products, such as a mobile app building platform and a 3D visualization solution.
Blue Label Labs is one of the largest digital product agencies in the US. Since it was established in 2011, the company has delivered over 200 products to startups, solopreneurs, middle-size businesses, and Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries.
Blue Label Labs specializes in developing native and cross-platform mobile apps. The company creates UX and UI design based on product research and user stories and also handles the marketing and branding sides of the product launch.
Zco Corporation is one of the largest app development companies in the world, which has been developing software since 1989. It specializes in custom mobile app development (native and hybrid), custom enterprise software, and mobile games.
The company takes up projects of any scale, be it for a solopreneur or a large corporation. In spite of being the market veteran, Zco Corporation utilizes the latest and most advanced technologies to deliver innovative and secure solutions.
Cheesecake Labs is one of the top app development companies in Brazil that has been ‘baking’ clients’ ideas into products since 2013. The company’s services include full-stack engineering of web and mobile solutions, UI and UX design, user behavior analysis, and technology consultations. It works with businesses of all sizes, but mostly focusing on those mid-sized.
Cheesecake Labs likes to be on the creative side and utilizes innovative solutions, such as distributed mobile processing, neural networks, elastic databases, and more.
MindSea is a mobile design and development company that builds solutions for iPhone, Android, iPad, and Apple wearables across a variety of industries. Since 2009, the company has delivered hundreds of apps with more than half of them featured in the App Store and Google Play, amounting to 4.4 million downloads in total.
MindSea’s services include app blueprint, Android and iOS design and development, and health tech apps. The company promises to deliver an app blueprint in three weeks from the project’s start. A blueprint will include wireframes, UX prototype, product roadmap, development strategy, technical stack outline, and time and budget estimates.
Mobomo is a DevOps-focused agency that creates web and mobile apps and builds cloud solutions for businesses of different scales and verticals, be it a federal agency, a Fortune 1000 company, or a startup.
Mobomo is a Drupal partner that has helped large federal, media and non-profit websites migrate to this open-source CMS. Each migration is further supported by user training. When it comes to mobile apps, the company leverages its 10-year app development experience, delivering over 50 native and cross-platform apps to the App Store and Google Play each year.
Koombea is a mobile and web app development company that provides solutions for startups and enterprises. During its 11+ year history, it delivered 500+ projects spanning major industries. Some of the developed apps were acquired by Facebook, Skype, and Google. The company not only creates native iOS/Android and hybrid apps and builds backend servers and architecture, but also offers its vast experience in developing games and products for IoT and wearables.
Additionally, Koombea specializes in project rescue. By quickly identifying critical development and usability issues, they help any web or mobile app get back on track.
Blue Whale Apps is a web, mobile and cloud app development company that has been building custom web interfaces, mobile apps, and digital transformation solutions for different industries since 2006. The company has completed 300+ projects for entrepreneurs and businesses of different sizes as well as for public sector organizations.
In addition to app development services, Blue Whale Apps provides consulting services on technology, UX, and marketing strategies, digital transformation potential, and security.
Droids On Roids was established in 2011 to become one of the top app development companies in Europe. It offers end-to-end mobile, web and backend solutions for various industries and companies, be it startup or global brands. Their open-source libraries are utilized by Facebook.
Besides app development services, Droids On Roids offers team extension with their specialists in case clients need a specific skill or expertise for their project.
The company guarantees a free 2-week trial, with the first demo to be delivered in one week.
ArcTouch is a software design and development studio that specializes in building native iOS/Android and hybrid apps as well as connected smart products and bots for conversational platforms. Established in 2009, the company has already completed 500+ projects for successful startups, prominent brands, and Fortune 500 companies. To date, the apps developed by ArcTouch has been downloaded 350 million times.
ArcTouch is ready to provide any of its specialists to augment a client’s existing team for any period of time. What’s more, the company offers marketing services including designing banners and ads, as well as email and social media campaigns.
Day1 is an AI-specializing company that helps startups and Fortune 500 companies alike build innovative apps for web and mobile platforms. Founded in 2016, it has already cooperated with hundreds of clients across various verticals.
In addition to AI and automation capabilities, Day1 is ready to offer marketing services alongside product development to make app launch a success.
Fuzz Productions is a technology and design consultancy that creates mobile solutions for companies of different scale, from Fortune 500 companies to disruptive startups.
The company provides an all-in-one development service package that includes strategy, prototyping, backend development, technical infrastructure, UI/UX design, and testing.
Genuisee is one of the top app development companies in Eastern Europe that specializes in mobile and web applications. The company gathers professionals with backgrounds in different verticals in order to deliver truly industry-tailored solutions.
The company is ready to deliver various web products, such as content crowdsourcing platforms, data harvesting platforms, interaction networks, or marketplaces. Geniusee is also an expert in developing native iOS/Android apps as well as hybrid mobile products.
Geniousee provides business analysis consultations for those clients that need to see how technologies can address their business needs.
DockYard is a digital product agency with a 10-year expertise in developing custom software, including mobile and web apps. DockYard is an active contributor to the open-source community.
The company covers all app development stages, from a product strategy to full-stack engineering followed by testing, user training, and support. DockYard is also experienced in developing progressive web applications that combine advantages of both web and mobile platforms.
In case a client needs team augmentation, DockYard is ready to share the expertise of any of its professionals, from designers to QAs.
Brainvire is an IT consultancy that was established in 2000 and has already delivered over 1,500 projects to a great number of companies, from Fortune 500 organizations to startups. The company specializes in mobile and web apps, Microsoft solutions, and ecommerce development. It has also carried out a number of Magento integrations for Walmart, eBay, Amazon, etc.
What’s more, Brainvire offers digital marketing services, such as PPC management, brand, social, and content media marketing, and SEO.
Salsita Software is a development agency that specializes in web and mobile app development. Established in 2010, the company has delivered dozens of web and mobile apps both for funded startups and famous brands. Their services extend from small-scale maintenance and MVP development to complex app development projects covering design, engineering, QA and support.
KindGeek is a software development company that builds web and mobile apps for various verticals, with a focus on retail and ecommerce. It works with companies of different sizes and has a special development package for startups.
Besides web and mobile app development, the company offers consultations on the best technology approach and cybersecurity as well as team augmentation services.
Zignuts Technolab is a software development company that helps startups and small businesses turn their web and mobile app ideas into reality as well as aids enterprises in adopting innovations.
Zignuts is passionate about startup app development. Having a great number of smooth transitions from startup MVPs to successful websites on their record, Zignuts is able to help startups make their ideas meet market needs.
The company specializes in UI/UX design, custom web and mobile (native and hybrid) apps, solutions for IoT, ecommerce development, and blockchain (smart contracts, digital wallets). It completed multiple projects for various verticals, from education to automotive.
Utility is a mobile product agency that focuses on designing and developing custom mobile products, platforms, and games as well as web apps with a mobile-first approach. The company also handles the App Store approval and publishing, and boasts of a perfect track record for getting apps approved in the shortest time.
Utility hires professionals with backgrounds across various verticals. The vendor partners with different companies, from funded startups to global corporations.
iQlance is a mobile and web app development company that has delivered 1,500+ projects in just 9 years since its establishment. The company focuses on mobile and web apps, games, ecommerce development, CRM solutions, and UI/UX design. It provides solutions for solopreneurs, startups, as well as small, medium and Fortune 500 companies spanning various industries.
iQlance also offers market research services, digital marketing tools, and ad campaign management.
CitrusBits is a mobile app development agency that builds apps for companies of different types, be it a big brand or innovative startup. The company develops a digital strategy for projects of any size, creates native iOS/Android and cross-platform apps, and provides full app maintenance and post-launch support. CitrusBits’ portfolio consists of 300 apps with over 100 million users.
Though CitrusBits’ main focus is on mobile, it covers other needs, such as server implementation and configuration, cloud development, and corporate website development.
Cubix is a software development company that specializes in development, customization and integration of enterprise software, mobile and web apps. The company was established in 2008 and has already completed over 550 projects across multiple verticals.
Cubix has a few service packages and programs, such as a special partner program for funding startups or the MVP development program that allows testing an app idea on a shoestring.
Cubix is the owner of a number of own solutions for HR, app building, ecommerce, game building, and more.
hedgehog lab is a digital product consultancy that designs, develops and markets mobile and web apps for major industries, with a focus on emerging technologies, such as immersive reality and artificial intelligence, and connected devices, providing solutions for tablets, TV, kiosks, wearables, etc.
The company also offers services in post-implementation support, DevOps, and analytics.
Magora Systems is an international IT outsourcing company that offers development services from business analysis and design to development and QA. The company works with companies of different sizes, be it startup or Fortune 500 enterprises, spanning an array of industries.
Magora Systems specializes in developing bespoke apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile as well as hybrid apps and desktop software. Other services include UI/UX design and mobile marketing.
openGeeksLab is a company that focuses on mobile development of native and hybrid apps, custom web apps, UI/UX design, QA, and SEO. The company uses emerging technologies for app development in order to serve bespoke industry-wise solutions for their clients.
Dogtown Media is a mobile app development company that develops native iOS/Android and cross-platform apps focusing on healthcare, finance, and education industries. The company was founded in 2011 and already delivered over 200 apps. Dogtown Media’s team prepares marketing materials, graphics, and app assets for successful submission of apps to the App Store and Google Play.
Dogtown Media provides a free initial consultation.
Fueled is a technology consultancy that builds mobile, web, and enterprise apps for a range of companies, from startups to big brands. The company offers a flexible scope of services, from end-to-end products to standalone solutions in design, development, analytics, and marketing automation.
Fueled is also an expert in digital marketing covering SEO, PPC, and campaign ROI monitoring.
Smartym Pro is a mobile and web app development company that focuses on iOS, Android, and cross-platform mobile solutions as well as web apps and solutions for CRM, CMS, and project management systems. The company has rich domain expertise and has contributed quality solutions to a variety of industries.
Smartym Pro has a special MVP package with the guarantee to ship an app in three months. The company also has a dedicated blockchain team ready to deliver blockchain solutions, such as crypto-payment platforms, blockchain networks, and smart contract products.
Umbrella IT is a web and mobile app development company that builds native iOS/Android and hybrid apps and provides backend and frontend development. It offers flexible team augmentation services and have already provided its IT experts to over 200 projects across retail, fintech, and media industries. The company also offers IT product and process audit.
Umbrella IT has a number of fixed-rate packages, such as industry-specific AI reports, UX mockup development, PoC in one month, MVP in 1.5 months, a project in 3 months, project rescue, and more.
KitRUM is a software development company that specializes in enterprise software, web and mobile apps, software testing and QA, embedded software, and UI/UX design. The company can build a product in their own development center, augment your team with necessary experts, or provide a full team on a turnkey basis.
KitRUM works with different companies, from funded startups to large-scale enterprises, and contributes solutions tailored to specific industries.
Daffodil Software is a software product engineering company and team augmentation partner to more than 100 enterprises in as many as 32 verticals around the globe. The company has built over 300 bespoke mobile apps and more than 1,000 software solutions based on their extensive expertise in ecommerce, IoT, immersive reality, and enterprise mobility.
Daffodil Software also offers digital transformation services, like legacy system modernization, process automation, cloud adoption, and blockchain and AI innovation, as well as enterprise software services, like technology consulting, prototyping, RPA, and mobility.
Master of Code is a design and development company that delivers web and mobile apps, chatbots, and its own products for various use cases spanning a wide spectrum of domains. The company has delivered over 100 web apps while some of its mobile apps have got as many as 258 million installs and counting.
The company has a special focus on building AI-powered conversational chat and voice solutions that integrate with Salesforce, Zendesk, Stripe, and Sprinklr, and are available across different channels, such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Assistant, Alexa, etc.
Mercury Development creates custom products for web and mobile platforms, including emerging platforms. They offer their services to companies of different calibers and verticals, from startup entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. In 20+ years of its operation, Mercury has delivered over 500 iOS and Android apps that have accumulated more than 40 million users.
The company also provides staff augmentation services in order to extend their clients’ expert and technical capabilities.
Adonis Software is a mobile app development agency that specializes in iOS, Android, and backend development, UI/UX design, and QA (with one-month free bug fixing after launch). The company provides post-launch maintenance and analytics collection.
Since 2011, Adonis Software’s team has built over 150 apps.
Saffron Tech is one of the top app development companies in India which 12-year development activities pushed it to the international market. The company has delivered over 1,500 mobile and web projects, including 500+ web portals and mobile apps, both native and hybrid. Additionally, the company has an extensive expertise in tech consulting, legacy migration, software testing, digital marketing, and staff augmentation.
Saffron Tech has developed a number of its own products for performance tracking, HR automation, task management, digital marketing metrics, and more.
Majestyk is an app development agency that focuses on digital transformation and works with the most cutting-edge initiatives across different industries. The company follows the process that covers all the development stages, from strategy, MVP, and UI design to development, QA, and deployment. All their digital solutions come equipped with analytical tools that provide insights on whether the product performs as needed.
CleverPumpkin is a mobile app development agency that creates products for iOS and Android for startups and large-scale enterprises. The company follows an end-to-end process, from shaping an app’s concept to publishing it to the App Store and Google Play. After the launch, CleverPumpkin tracks app performance metrics and implements enhancements and new features. Additional services include marketing and audit.
The company works in fixed-price and time-and-materials formats.
Foonkie Monkey is one of the top app development companies in Colombia. It leverages the talent of its tech, creative and marketing teams to create innovative and intuitive apps, custom software, and cloud solutions with the focus on health and banking sectors. Since 2011, the company has developed over 100 apps that garner near 2,000 downloads from the App Store and Google Play daily.
Foonkie Monkey provides nearshore and offshore outsourcing services.
JetRuby Agency is a business process outsourcing company that specializes in mobile and web app development as well as MVP, UI/UX design, QA, and marketing for startups and SMEs. Additional services include staff augmentation, ecommerce apps, DevOps, and AWS infrastructure building and scaling. Since 2010, the company has delivered 157+ projects for different industries.
JetRuby Agency provides a free two-week testing period that can be canceled any time, as well as fixed rates for the design and discovery phase.
The company owns a number of products for retail, logistics, time tracking, and resource management.
Cruxlab is a mobile and web development company that offers four service sets: product strategy, design and branding, mobile and web development, user engagement and acquisition. The company cooperates with startups and enterprises alike. Since 2010, it has contributed over 100 projects to different industries. Some of the apps developed by Cruxlab have already accumulated over 2 million installs.
MyOxygen is one of the top app development companies in the UK. Since 2001, it has developed over 150 native mobile apps for enterprises from different sectors, with a special focus on healthcare, education, defense, and energy.
MyOxygen provides consulting services in the form of workshops tailored to the project’s objectives and run by MyOxygen’s experts.
Impekable is a digital studio that focuses on web and mobile experiences for various industries. Since 2012, the company has delivered over 600 projects for more than 250 clients, including 10 Fortune 500 clients.
Their additional range of services includes content strategy, enterprise dashboards, Shopify development, SEO, BLE development.
It’s exhausting to pick your future app development partner out of ten, let alone fifty companies, particularly when most of them offer more or less similar services. For this reason, we have evaluated companies according to relevant criteria and compiled this diverse list of top app development companies. You are welcome to surf it by price, technologies, or served industries, to shortlist a few, set interviews, and come to your final decision.