10 Best iPad App Design Firms January 2017

10 Best Design regularly looks at some of the best performing app development companies currently in the business. While 10 Best Design typically looks at app development companies that work with any system, they are also just as interested in companies that are specifically focused on the iOS system. As a result, 10 Best Design selects the best iPad app business for each month, and then provides a detailed description of what separates that company from its competition. The companies below have been reviewed based on a wide range of qualitative and quantitative statistics. In some cases, variable listing fees effect position on this list; however only highly-regarded firms are accepted through our review analysis. Learn more about our ranking process here.

#1 of 10 Top iPad App AgenciesSwarm

New York, New York

#1 of 10 Top iPad App Firms of 2017 - Swarm is a web design enterprise that has its main studio in the heart of New York City. This company builds applications for local businesses that seek the latest mobile solutions. In today's age, it's critical for retailers to appeal to smartphone users. Custom apps should ideally facilitate shopping on the web or bring in clients to brick-and-mortar stores. Swarm knows how to optimize apps for many types of mobile devices including the iPad. First of all, such apps have to be compatible with the high resolution that's standard on the touch screen of any iPad. The apps must also work well on the Safari browser that's installed on the home menu.

#2 of 10 Best iPad App CompaniesOslo Solutions

Oslo, Norway

#2 of 10 Top iPad App Companies of 2017 - Oslo Solutions is an app design firm that is primarily focused on helping companies to develop innovative and exciting apps for the iPad and various other iOS systems. By focusing intently on developing apps for the iPad, Oslo Solutions has been able to develop a level of expertise that is difficult to find elsewhere. With that in mind, it's worth mentioning that Oslo Solutions is as skilled at developing apps by themselves as they are at integrating themselves into an existing project with existing software engineering teams. This versatility is perhaps Oslo Solutions' greatest asset.

#3 of 10 Best iPad App CompaniesDogtown Media

Los Angeles, California

#3 of 10 Leading iPad App Agencies of 2017 - Dogtown Media is an agency that is capable of creating custom applications for the iPad. For many years, this company has closely followed the evolution of Apple's tablet. This firm has also studied the Swift syntax that supports most functions of any given iPad app. Swift is a complex programming language that requires extensive training for full understanding and deployment. This script can be mastered with some sessions and tutorials that are done via a virtual sandbox. Dogtown Media also knows how to apply Objective-C scripts for the custom development of iPad solutions. This is an open source language that's fully compatible with the iOS platform.

#4 of 10 Best iPad App CompaniesArcTouch

San Francisco, California

#4 of 10 Top iPad App Agencies of 2017 - ArcTouch designs, manages and updates applications that are optimized for the iPad. Switch technology is deployed on the back ends of such apps that are supported by the iOS platform. In order to enhance the user interface of icons, menus and other interactive features, the Cocoa Touch technology must be properly configured. This is a standard that defines the behavior of apps that appear on touch screens of iPads and iPhones. ArcTouch thoroughly tests all of its digital publications for smooth operation on various editions of Apple's mobile gadgets. The apps have to respond quickly to a user's input such as voice commands and finger taps on the screen.

#5 of 10 Leading iPad App AgenciesRocksauce Studio

Austin, Texas

#5 of 10 Best iPad App Agencies of 2017 - Rocksauce Studio holds plenty of impressive certifications in web design, digital marketing, computer science and programming. This boutique IT agency offers custom development of applications for the iPad. In order to build successful apps for Apple's popular tablet, Swift syntax has to be used in appropriate ways. This is an open source script that was once licensed only to Apple. Swift can be easily combined with various others codes that come with open source status such as PHP and Objective-C. On the front end, iPad apps must have colorful graphical user interfaces that are clearly visible on a touch screen.

#6 of 10 Best iPad App BusinessesSFCD

New York City, New York

#6 of 10 Leading iPad App Companies of 2017 - SFCD is an agency that develops mobile applications for various smartphones and tablets. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, this company closely monitors the developments that come out of Silicon Valley, which is home to Apple's world headquarters. Therefore, it's not surprising that SFCD is passionate about building custom apps for the iPad and other gadgets that are made by Apple. The back end of an iPad app has to consist of a script that is called Swift, which comes with an open source label. Objective-C is another powerful syntax that can be used to build the framework of iPad apps.

#7 of 10 Leading iPad App BusinessesGroove Development

Beaverton, Oregon

#7 of 10 Best iPad App Firms of 2017 - Groove Development is a small IT agency that is based in Portland, Oregon. In addition to designing websites, this firm builds custom applications for Apple's gadgets and other mobile devices. In today's mobile-dominated era, it's important for businesses and organizations to have their own apps that work on the iPad. Groove Development has the right skills to build and manage functional apps for Apple's tablet. Swift tags and commands have to be utilized properly to define the architecture of such apps. This is a programming language that has an open source label, so developers do not have to spend any money to deploy it.

#8 of 10 Top iPad App BusinessesSaritasa

Newport Beach, California

#8 of 10 Best iPad App Firms of 2017 - Saritasa takes a very simple approach to web design and app development. This American company has many years of experience in building digital solutions that are compatible with the world's leading mobile platforms. In-house computer programmers use several powerful scripts to construct the building blocks of apps for the iPad. Swift is perhaps the most valuable syntax when it comes to launching utilities for Apple's tablet and other mobile gadgets. As an open source programming language, Swift works smoothly with other codes and scripts like Objective-C. Saritasa also helps clients promote iPad apps on the iTunes market and social networks.

#9 of 10 Best iPad App BusinessesCab Forward

Austin, Texas

#9 of 10 Best iPad App Companies of 2017 - Cab Forward is an app design firm that has earned considerable acclaim for their intuitive and innovative app designs. Although Cab Forward is more than comfortable in developing apps for a variety of different systems, they are perhaps best known for their consistent work with the iPad and associated iOS systems. Unlike an iPhone or a computer, an iPad is unique in that it straddles the line between form and function. Cab Forward takes these unique design challenges to heart and works hard to overcome them with each and every project. Their success has led to them being highly recommended.

#10 of 10 Leading iPad App FirmsSynapticats

Portland, Oregon

#10 of 10 Top iPad App Agencies of 2017 - Synapticats designs applications for the iPad, which is arguably the most sophisticated tablet in the world. This company adheres to all of the coding guidelines that have been set forth by Apple. For example, Swift is a programming language that has to make up the majority of the code of any iPad app. This open source syntax might also be synced with Objective-C in order to improve some functions on the back end of an app. Additionally, a reliable web server has to be chosen to support any databases that are linked to an iPad app that's already on the iTunes marketplace.

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