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Best Mobile App Developers in Tampa

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20140 Oakflower Ave, Tampa, FL 33647 Rating

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5.0 (3)

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Centaur Interactive is a graphic design and software development company serving clients from its location in Tampa. The company has been creating visual effects for movies and video games for over 20 years, and it has branched into the application development field. Its development team primarily creates games for use on both iOS and Android operating systems. The team has used various technical systems, such as Unreal Engine, Oculus, and Windows Mixed Reality to create its applications. Centaur Interactive's clients are involved in real estate, architecture, health care, and retail.

5421 Beaumont Center Blvd Ste 675, Tampa, FL 33634 Rating

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Founded in 2013, E2Generations is a software development company working with clients from its office in Tampa. The company's management team has more than 35 years of combined experience in the field, and it handles development and launch of applications for Apple phones, tablets, and smart watches. Its team examines the client's goals and needs to create a plan for designing, prototyping, and finalizing their application. It also tests, maintains, and repairs applications on both iOS and Android. The company has worked with Merck, the Nasdaq, and Johnson & Johnson.

3601 West Spruce Street, Tampa, FL 33607 Rating

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5.0 (1)

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Mobile Apps Media is a Tampa branding agency that offers branding, web, and app development services. The company employs the latest technological features in web and app development, such as interactive maps and social media to efficiently integrate the brand with the client's strategy. Its packages include common elements like design, logos, and video production as well as the option for a customized mobile application. Some of its notable clients include Tampa Business Club and Nestle Water.

6712 Marina Pointe Village Ct, Tampa, FL 33635

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IdelSoft is a software development company located in Tampa that works with clients across the world. The company's team of developers crafts iOS and Android applications for consumers for use on both phones and tablets that offer taxi services, local news, and entertainment. It also creates applications to help enterprises consolidate and optimize the efficiency of their day-to-day operations. Additionally, the company offers its assistance with web design and development. IdelSoft has worked with small start-ups and large companies involved in health care, real estate, sports and entertainment, retail, and telecommunications.

20701 Bruce B Downs Blvd Ste 204, Tampa, FL 33647 Rating

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4.7 (3)

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With locations in Tampa and India, TechAffinity is a software development company that has been working with clients across the world since 2000. The company's team of developers serves both B2B and B2C businesses, and its employees handle design and development of applications for use on phones, televisions, and smart watches. They also design user interfaces and experiences on web applications to help streamline their clients' daily processes. Additionally, the team optimizes and improves existing applications to keep up with current technology. TechAffinity has created applications for customer relations and content management.

3030 N Rocky Point Dr W Ste 150, Tampa, FL 33607 Rating

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4.2 (5)

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Big Fish is an application development company that works with businesses from its office in Tampa. The company's team has a combined experience in the industry of over 75 years, and they handle the design and launch of applications on both iOS and Android operating systems. The team also develops online applications for companies to streamline their efficiency and optimize their daily operations. Additionally, the company is available to provide ongoing technical support for existing web and mobile applications. Big Fish has offers its services to health care facilities and field service companies.

1503 S US Highway 301 Ste 8, Tampa, FL 33619 Rating

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4.2 (5)
4.5 (3)

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Enterra Holdings Inc. is a software development company that has been serving clients from its location in Tampa since 2001. The company has created iOS, Android, and cross-platform applications for consumers. Its team has also developed online applications that help business clients improve the speed and efficiency of their daily operations. Additionally, the team provides assistance with website design and development. Enterra Holdings Inc. has been recognized by Microsoft as a Gold Partner for its work with application design, and its team has developed apps for gaming, social networking, art, and travel.


  • What is a mobile app?

    A mobile app is a type of program that runs on smartphones and tablets. Early mobile apps were little more than simple arcade games. Today, apps can do almost anything from helping users manage their productivity to connecting with others on social media. Native apps are built for a specific operating system or device, while web apps work on any platform.

  • What is mobile app development?

    Mobile app development is the process of designing and building an app from scratch. This process involves market research, identifying a target audience, and planning what the app is meant to do. Developers need to choose which platforms will run the app, create a budget, and set a timeline to develop and launch. The app goes into the development phase once these decisions are made.

  • Who develops apps?

    App development requires a variety of skills and expertise in fields like graphic design and programming. A good programmer will understand how to code the app so that it works on the desired platform or operating system. Designers will create renderings of the app's wireframes, which represent the user interface. Apps can be developed by anyone from independent freelancers to large teams within a dedicated development agency.

  • How do I get my app developed?

    After clarifying the app's features and target audience, creators need to decide what work can be completed in house and what parts of the process should be outsourced to professional developers.

    Wireframing the app shows what it will look like and includes things such as menu placement, page flow, and overall user experience. There are programs and online tools to help with this, but the process may take up a lot of valuable time. A professional developer with design skills can deliver impressive results.

    The next steps involve creating the app's back end, which controls how the app runs, and writing the code to pull it all together. Pro developers have the experience needed to handle every part of the coding phase.

  • What is app development software?

    App development software helps creators bring their project to life. Much of this software lets creators build their app without any coding, and many offer drag-and-drop editing. There are programs available for specific operating systems or cross-platform use. Some tools are designed for business or service-type apps, while others are better suited for apps designed around a product

  • How do I make an Android app for personal use?

    There are many tools and programs to help make a simple Android app for personal use. Free versions of development software are a good starting point for beginners, especially those without coding or design experience, as they'll guide creators through each part of the process. 

    If available free development software isn't an option for the type of personal app you want to create, Android apps can be written in Java or C++. For personal use, creators don't need to get their app approved on the Google Play marketplace. The app can be sent directly to an Android device via the Android Debug Bridge utility.

  • How hard is it to make an app?

    This depends on what the app is meant to accomplish and the skill level of the developer. Building an enterprise app or an app for an online storefront can be a complex process. It might take an entire team of artists, designers, and programmers months to create and monetize a mobile game. With the help of a pro developer, creators can cut development time and bring a superior product to market.