Why iOS App Development ?

Over 215 million iPhones were sold in 2017, meaning that a huge number of any company’s customers probably use an iPhone to access the internet, connect with businesses, and make daily choices for themselves and their friends and families about where to go, what to do, and what purchases to make.

Apps also help people decide how to use their time, from consuming news to reading to playing games.

The iOS app developers at App Design in Ireland excel at working with companies around the world to create the best possible app designs.

Companies that don’t make their apps and offerings available for iPhones are missing out on what this popular smartphone has to offer.

We Work With You Through Every Step Of The Creation Process

Customers may also be looking to work with an iOS app developer who is familiar with how to take an app from concept to completion, including helping to get it uploaded to the iTunes App store.

In-app purchases are a huge source of revenue for app producers; in 2017, the average iPhone user spent almost $60 on in-app purchases, with more than half of that money spent on games.

Clients may be looking to earn a share of that income by creating a fun, addictive app that intrigues and engages customers.


Hear what our clients have to say


Our partnership with App Design significantly enhanced operational efficiency. Their expertise, proactive communication, and client-focused approach made the process seamless. The crafted application meets our needs, reflecting their commitment to quality. App Design's attention to detail ensures scalability for future growth. We appreciate their dedication and positive impact on our operations, recommending them for reliable and innovative software solutions.


"App Design designed and built a tailored application for Totalhealth Pharmacies. The user-friendly interface allows customers to effortlessly order and re-order prescriptions, connect with their pharmacist, and access vital offer information. The seamless integration with a web-based system empowers individual Pharmacy Stores to interact with customers. App Design's commitment to delivering a functional and user-centric solution has enhanced the digital capabilities at Totalhealth Pharmacies."

Totalhealth Pharmacies

"App Design successfully integrated Volkswagen Bank with one of the worlds top CRM systems, showcasing their tech expertise in developing custom APIs for a major insurance company. This project underscored App Design's dedication to effective software solutions, ensuring a seamless and efficient connection for users navigating the integration."

Volkswagen Bank

"We contacted Colm and the App Design team with the idea to develop a unique iOS enterprise application and web service for both our customers and staff to offer improved transparency in the car rental sector. Colm’s professional approach and ability to understand our objective made for a simple and straightforward process which is clearly reflected in our now integral Hertz Vehicle Pre-Inspection (VPI) app. The level of support received from Colm and the App Design team continues to impress . I would have no hesitation in recommending App Design for your app development and web design needs."

Bryan Goldsmith

"App Designs were great to work with. We set out with Crumlin Children’s hospital to design an App that would help patients with Cystic Fibrosis to better manage their complex treatment on an ongoing basis. We have had a very positive response since we made the App available and we can fully attest to the professionalism of App Design who made this project possible. We are now expanding the App to other CF hospital centres because of patient demand."

Philip Watt – CEO

"We choose App Design due to their in-depth knowledge of App development and experience working with top Irish companies. Their straight talking approach to our project helped us clearly define the objectives of our App and ensure we were delivering the right features to our customers. The OCR technology that App Design provided for our app is second to none, they worked to ensure all cards could be read easily and most importantly accurately by the app. We were delighted with the development and project team at every stage of the project and look forward to our next project together."

Charlie – eCommerce Manager

"We were very impressed with the work Colm and the App Design team have done and invited them to meet with us to explore how best to develop an idea but limit the data to a certain market. Colm’s professional approach and technical knowledge helped progress this idea and his support with the design was a big help. Our company will be happy to use App Design going forward and recommend him to other companies."

Grainne Hogan

"App Design has been an ideal partner that we entrusted to bring our company to the next level…without breaking our budget. Colm and his team have been so supportive and took away a lot of the difficulties we thought we would encounter with App development. If you’re looking for a dedicated team for your project look no further!"

Michael Ferguson – Finance Manager

"Honestly, getting in contact with the guys at App Design was probably one of the best decisions I could have made, it’s very easy for a company to say that they can deliver a product, but to deliver and exceed expectations at every stage is a rare quality and I couldn’t recommend them enough. Thanks again to everyone at the App Design team."

Barry Moroney – Founder

"A professional team and service of the highest standard all across the board. App Design advise and guide you step by step through the entire process, and through their expertise, make the biggest of challenges very manageable and achievable. An A1 service and I look forward to working with the team again in the near future."

Gearoid Mullins – Designer & Owner

"The first step to success was choosing App Design to turn my idea into a reality. They provided concise information and guided me through each process from quotation to delivery. In particular, Jonathon Melling is a great account manager, he reassured and delivered throughout the entire project. Thanks again to all the App Design team, I can’t recommend them enough."

Hilary Moran – Founder

"Prior to working with App Design, I was unsure that the idea would work and nearly gave up on it. Throughout the Process App Design, were on hand to assist with the steep learning curve. There was a lot to learn and a lot of technical terms and jargon to decipher. Overall I found App Design to be very trustworthy and my Project Manager, Ryan, was very decisive and easy to deal with."

Mark O’Donovan – Founder

"App Designs knowledge and understanding of the little & large details is phenomenal. They are experts in what they do and that is to make great apps and their customers happy!"

Bobby Smith – IT Manager

Make Your Apps Intriguing to iPhone Users

At AppDesign, we have experienced and expert iOS app developers who create incredible apps that work with all Apple products, from the iPhone to the iWatch and iPad.

By reaching customers through many different avenues, companies can improve their customer responses. For example, a retail store might notify a customer when they’re within range of a favoured location, reminding them about a sale at the store.

An app might offer rewards if the customer pays with the app rather than cash or card.

Or an app might track purchases and help customers quickly shop online or reorder favourite purchases.

Why Is App Design Right For You?

Based out of Galway, Ireland, App Design has the iOS app developers you need to create the best possible app for your company. We focus on transparent communication with our analysts and design team so you get the right app at a competitive price.
Contact us today to learn more about designing the right app for your team

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Hertz VPI

The Hertz VPI app is an Enterprise Application developed exclusively for Hertz Ireland by App Design.

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The Totalhealth Pharmacy customer App streamlines prescription orders, connects with pharmacists, and enhances digital capabilities

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Chameleon Service App

Introducing your personal service assistant: This app empowers technicians to quickly diagnose and resolve equipment issues, ensuring efficient repairs and minimising downtime.

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Our Approaches

When selecting either iOS app development or Android, some developers are frequently baffled. Although the two frameworks despite having structural similitudes, actually have different approaches to development, project structure and maintenance. The two frameworks are unique in relation to each other on the app development level as well as even concerning the plan and promoting techniques.

Here, we’ll cover the distinctions between iOS app development and Android. We will completely assess the risk of picking either OS, with the hope towards the finish of the post you will know whether iOS app developers or Android is a superior fit for your project.

iOS app programming versus Android utilizes different innovation stacks. The first has the Swift restrictive language intended for mobile app development while the subsequent one intensely depends on Java or Kotlin as another option.

Which stack is quicker and more straightforward to dominate? The majority of mobile app developers find an iOS mobile app is more straightforward to make than the Android one. Coding in Swift calls for fewer resources than getting around Java since this language has high lucidness. Down the line, as Kotlin grows further, the tables might turn by and by. The language is considered a prospective Java substitution – it’s instinctive, current, and simple to peruse.

One more significant contrast between iOS app development and Android lies in the integrated habitat. Android designers use Android Studio, an exclusive device presented by Google in 2013 and donning an extended scope of accessible elements. This coordinated improvement climate has cross-stage support, high clarity, and a large number of improvement and troubleshooting highlights.

Whereas iOS app developers depend on the exclusive XCode instrument. The Apple-upheld arrangement gives an assortment of bug fixing instruments, upholds the whole scope of iOS gadgets, and is not difficult to get around.

Investigating the distinctions between Android Studio and iOS app developer tool XCode, you might conclude which is most certainly worse than the other: both have their upsides and downsides.
Android Studio helps rapidly produce numerous renditions of your mobile app for different gadgets and offers an adaptable Gradle-based form framework. Xcode the iOS app developer tool, has a respectable source proofreader and right-hand manager. Yet, that is provided that need to contact the surface.

Developer make individual inclinations in light of their singular propensities and likings. The individuals who incline toward XCode like it for a simple arrangement, yet greater ventures make the IDE excessively muddled. Also, Android Studio fans like it as a high-level code supervisor and format planner, however now and again it consumes an excessive amount of memory. Nonetheless, you can seldom find designers practising both Android and iOS app development. So when the stage decision is made, the majority of them don’t have a need to look at the previously mentioned IDEs.

Having these things thought of, Android Studio and the iOS app developer tool XCode are both sufficient; their disparities ought not to be a justification for inclining toward one stage over another.

Interesting Facts

IOS Client`s Devotion

Because of Apple’s altruism and notoriety on the lookout, the iPhone stage has its own arrangement of supporters to pick iPhone apps first with no doubts. As announced by Statista, in a 2018 mobile phone review, north of 40% of adult Americans purchased an iPhone in view of their devotion to Apple

Straightforward Programming and Improvement

Most of the iPhone users run their gadgets on the most recent rendition of iOS, which makes programming and improvement more straightforward as you can have a fair thought of what your application will actually want to convey.

Apple vs Android Clients

iPhone and iPad clients will quite often have higher livelihoods and spend more on tech when contrasted with Android clients. This can influence activities, for example, in-app buys and paid memberships, which assume an immense part of a plan of action that relies upon such client conduct.

iOS and Applications

The iOS stage gives applications that are not difficult to utilize and have great speed, along these lines improving the client experience. Whether you have a little or huge client base, the iPhone clients can have the experience of a small but feature-rich app.

IOS and its Framework

As of January 2022, iPhone OS or iOS isn’t the main OS stage on the planet. The primary spot has a place with Android with a near 70% piece of the pie with iOS holding the second spot at generally 25%, according to Statista. In spite of being the second most well-known mobile app stage, iPhone’s iOS stays quite possibly the best working frameworks among its rival around the world.

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