How much does it cost to build a mobile application?
If you need to release a minimum viable product (MVP) to market, you can expect your app to be delivered efficiently and effectively within 3-5 months. If you need an app wireframe, mockup and prototype developed, you can expect it to be delivered within 1 month.
How long does a mobile app take to be developed?
If you need to release a minimum viable product (MVP) to market, you can expect your app to be delivered efficiently and effectively within 3-5 months.If you need an app wireframe, mockup and prototype developed, you can expect it to be delivered within 1 month.
Should I develop in iOS, Android, or cross-platform?
With roughly 2.1 billion people around the world now using a smartphone, the mobile app market has never been more lucrative, with Android and iOS dominating the smartphone operating systems. You will need to decide exactly which type of smartphone user you want to target first if you don’t want to build both at the same time. As they are two very different mobile platforms that require two very different types of language (Android apps are predominantly done in Java, while iOS ones are mostly done in Objective C or Swift) and native UI / UX design.For total market penetration, you will eventually want to develop for both iOS and Android. In order to save money in the long run, you can choose to develop your app in Cross Platform although native development is more ideal for scalability and flexibility purposes.
What is the process for building an app?
We use a five-phase process that ensures your app is delivered on time and on budget. We put together the best team suited to your idea, who possess the skills required to get the job done, and a team that complements your own skill sets.The team includes a Product Strategist, Lead Project Manager, UI & UX Designer, and 2 Software Engineers.
I run a startup and have bootstrapped funds, are there flexible payment plans?
We primarily work with Startups and up and coming Entrepreneurs, so we understand the bootstrapped struggle. Therefore, we created a simple payment plan for all of our clients. In order to get started with the project, you would need to pay an initial 35% deposit of the overall project cost and the rest of the payments would be broken down into bi-weekly or monthly payments as we develop the app in the upcoming months following with one final payment upon delivery of the project.
Would you do profit share or equity in return for building my app?
Great question! As of late 2018, we have entered the Venture Capital world. We are now open to partnering with Startups that have a great product idea, business, and execution plan. We’re open to developing your app for a significantly reduced cost and further tech support along with executive-level industry expertise in return for equity or a stake in the company. However, as of now, we are not accepting applications for such partnerships. If along the course of working with you we feel like there is an opportunity to partner with you, we will certainly reach out to you.
Should we support iPad version for iOS and tablet version for Android?
Yes! if you have the budget flexibility; you should consider developing specialized iPad and tablet versions of the app. If you need an app wireframe, mockup and prototype developed, you can expect it to be delivered within 1 month.
What will happen to my app with new OS releases in both iOS and Android?
With new operating system releases, you should first test the app in the new OS and list out the points not working. Once done, you should approach us and we can come up with a quick solution.
I have a unique app idea. How can I share it with you to make sure it is secured?
We have a standard MNDA that we can sign with you online through ConcordNow or DocuSign prior to you sharing any of your ideas. This is the best option to ensure your IP is secure when approaching us for a quote.
I am non-technical person who wants to build an app. How can you help me?
Just drop us an email with what you are thinking, and our sales team will help you to define a solution and workflow; which will be followed up by the development of a product.
Will I need to test my app fully?
We have in house testing team who will test the system along with the developer. However, during the final 2 months of development, you will be able to test the app yourself and provide us with your feedback so we can make the necessary changes.
Would you help us to set up the server?
Yes, if you want the server set up and app submission included in the contract; we will handle everything with no additional cost.
Is it possible to develop any mobile app in just one month?
No, the complexity of mobile apps varies according to the type. It depends upon the requirements of your project. In the one month time-frame, a basic application can be developed. We can also design and develop a full app prototype within a one month time-frame.
Do you take care of App Store submissions or would I need to take care of that part?
Yes, if you want server set up and app submission included in the contract; we will handle everything with no additional cost.
Would I need to talk with your entire team during the project development stage?
We will assign a project manager to your project who will talk with you on behalf of team and will provide you all updates and manage the project till its deployment. This will make sure to convey your point to single person only rather than multiple team members.
Will you take care of my application once it’s live?
Yes, we provide free support for one month after the app goes live. After that, we provide paid support at very nominal rates through our various retainer options.
What would be covered in free support period?
We will fix any bug which is part of defined scope and which did not occur due to OS upgrade.
Do you follow AGILE methodology?
Yes, we follow both AGILE and waterfall methods depending on project size and type.
How frequently I would get updates?
At the beginning of the project itself, you will be given a project plan with approximate dates for deliverables so you can plan your day to check work.
How can I track the progress of my project?
We will give you access to project management tools along with email, phone, and google meets to track progress.
Can I review the code during the development process?
We do not provide source code before payment completion to protect our rights. We can still give you images of one or two coding chunks to make sure that you are happy. Alternatively, you will also be able to test the app yourself during the final 2 months of the project.
Who will be owner of the source code?
Once 100% payment is cleared, you will be owner of all source code.
Who will pay third party fees?
All third-party fees would be on you.
What are the fees to create a developer account on apple and Google?
To create an Apple developer account, you will need to pay $99 USD/ year. – For an Android developer account, you will need to pay $25 USD/ one time.
How much will a server cost me?
This will depend on traffic expectations, the server company, and server parameters. Rates can range from $10 USD to $100 USD per month.
Do you face any limitations with different time zones of clients?
No! We have worked with clients all over the world with different time zone and we adjust with clients to get the job done in a very efficient manner.
Do you have in house design team?
Yes, we have an in-house design team as well as a QA team and development teams.
What business models do you offer?
We offer 3 types of business models: 1) Fixed Price model 2) Retainer method for ongoing support, upgrades, and maintenance 3) Hourly basis
Who owns the legal rights to the technology developed by FFP?
The client owns the legal rights to the technology developed by Finally Free Productions developers. All the development done by our company is the absolute property of the client.
What if I don’t like your service?
Well, if you are visiting us; you must have done your own diligence research. We are a very reputed IT firm, with a single goal of Customer satisfaction and the quality work.