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SovTech specialises in mobile app development, iOS, Android, hybrid technologies and progressive web apps.


Why choose SovTech for your bespoke app development?

SovTech is an award-winning software and mobile app development company. With over a decade of engineering experience, along with over 200 tech professionals, we are experts in building custom mobile applications for any business, in any industry.

Our multidisciplinary teams, comprising tech-enthusiasts with elite and varied development expertise, are geared towards building scalable products that service growth-focused businesses. We strive to deliver bespoke solutions that innovate using cutting edge technologies and cloud software at competitive and flexible rates.

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What is Canva?

Canva is a graphic design platform based in Australia that allows users to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents, and other visual content. Users can use the templates provided in the app.

The History of Canva

Melanie Perkins, Cliff Obrecht, and Cameron Adams started Canva on January 1, 2013 in Perth, Australia. Canva has over 750,000 users in its first year. Guy Kawasaki, a social media and technology guru, joined the firm as chief evangelist in April 2014. (brand promoter).



Mix images

Curate your photos into a stunning picture montage that will help you express your narrative visually. Upload your photos to add attractive components and filters to them.


Crop photos

Crop the undesired portions from your photographs and round out the edges. With a circle crop, you can draw attention to the issue. Make a perfect circle out of your photo for social network profile photographs, resumes, or business cards.


Effortlessly enhance

Even if you don't have significant editing skills, you can make your photographs stand out. You can improve the overall look of your visual assets in minutes with Canva's beginner-friendly photo enhancement features.


Art reflected with mirror

Mirror imaging can help you improve your photographic skills. Create vertical or horizontal mirror images using Canva's simple design tools to liven up your posters, banners, and other creative design projects.


Set the mood of your videos

Canva's video editor provides a plethora of sound effects that you can use in your videos. Pops, snaps, clinks, cheering voices, and more effects can help your film stand out.


Ace the vintage look

Using our online photo editor, apply a black and white filter to your photograph in a seamless manner. Create a classic look for images of any size or shape.

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Use Canva on these platforms:

Web Browser



Tech Stack

Canva is built using this tech stack





Cost of building an app like Canva

£65 000


Benefits of custom over off-the-shelf software​

While off-the-shelf software might be cheaper to set up, custom app development can be uniquely tailored to meet your specific business needs. Bespoke software is high-quality, built by a team of expert professionals, offering you better and more features than the limited features that are available with generic software.

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Examples of our work

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