October 2022

Top Mobile App Development Companies in Canada

App developers are responsible for building, testing, and deploying mobile apps.

Luckily, Canada has some of the best mobile apps company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with mobile app development companies in Canada. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Mobile App Developers in Canada

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Victoria, Canada

    FreshWorks Studio counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Canada-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted mobile app development work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. FreshWorks Studio helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 35% Web Development
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    Workplace Mental Health Hub

    Workplace Mental Health Hub

    In partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association BC (CMHA BC), FreshWorks helped build a digital resource hub that provides access to vital mental health resources. Workplace Mental Health Hub serves employers and...
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    Skip the Ditches

    Skip the Ditches

    This intuitive designated driver application, available on both mobile and web, ensures impaired drivers and their vehicles return home safely. Users can find drivers by location, book rides, and view details such as...
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    MVRB | Online Review System

    MVRB | Online Review System

    FreshWorks helped build the Mackenzie Valley Online Review System, which provides an opportunity for citizens and regulatory boards to participate in the Boards’ public review process. The Mackenzie Valley Environmental...
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    Capital Asset Management System |...

    Capital Asset Management System |...

    The BC Ministry of Education’s Capital Management Branch manages and allocates $2.4B in capital funding to the K-12 system every three years for the province’s 60 School Districts’ priority capital projects....
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    247 Labs’ work in web and mobile app development has earned them partnerships with Amazon Web Services and IBM. Their mobile applications are the award-winning products of a certified team of experienced developers and designers.

    When Johnson & Johnson’s recruiting team contacted 247 Labs for help attracting medical students to their internship program, 247 Labs created a website with a unique logo and branding. Applications increased by 40%, all due to the project, which was completed with three weeks to meet deadline.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% Other Application Development
    • 20% Other
    Motorcycle Online Learning Course

    Motorcycle Online Learning Course

    We created a web-based easy-to-use motorcycle learning course. The course was created with quizzes, videos, various types of interactive learning activities to engage the learner. 
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    Autobiography Making Mobile App

    Autobiography Making Mobile App

    We took over a half-built broken app from an existing provider that went out of business. We facilitated the transfer of the source code and app assets to the client's ownership. Then we fixed the app and finished it, and...
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    Multi-lingual AODA and WCGAC...

    Multi-lingual AODA and WCGAC...

    Multi-lingual AODA and WCGAC compliant web app that is mobile optimized with client login and payment and custom client registration and post-login exclusive content access made for a non-profit. 
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With over 1000 completed projects and over 350 happy clients, AppStudio’s expertise and experience in mobile design and development are proven. They work with clients of all sizes across a wide range of industries.

    As an example, they designed and developed Scoutt, an app that helps users find the perfect location for a photo shoot. Scoutt is an interactive mapping service crowdsourced by photographers to scout out interesting locations around the world for fellow shooters.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Mobile App Development
  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Bromont, Canada

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Point Up Inc., but App & Flow Development is a mobile app development agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Canada-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how App & Flow Development helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Expo. App & Flow Development helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Web Development
    Expo.io

    Expo.io

    Since the very beginning of React Native, Expo has been building an entire toolchain around it, aiming to facilitate and accelerate the development of mobile applications and beyond. React Native developers were rare when...
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    Fixit Financial

    Fixit Financial

    Fixit offers a fast and easy way to book and finance car repairs by leveraging the value of your vehicle. Because users interface with exclusively Fixit through their mobile devices, the company’s success depended on...
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    Crumbs Cryptocurrency

    Crumbs Cryptocurrency

    Crumbs is the textbook definition of a successful bootstrapped startup. The team started with a limited amount of capital, built a product people loved and were later acquired by Metal. Over the course of this journey...
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    JiveWorld

    JiveWorld

    Jiveworld is a language self-study system that trains your ear to understand foreign languages as they are truly spoken. The app itself is very technically challenging, and the team needed help in order to reach their...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Otrofy Agency is a software development company based in Toronto, Canada. They work with cutting-edge technologies to create web and mobile solutions. The team was founded in 2018 and offers web development, mobile app and website maintenance, marketing services, digitalization consulting, and more.

    Hali Drive is a unique mobile app game about the city of Halifax, Canada, created by Otrofy Agency. The app gives tourists and newcomers a fun way to learn about the city's highlights. Enjoy the game by driving a neat amphibious car across the lovely cartooned city view, or make a splash diving in the harbor with the oldest ferry in North America.
     

    SERVICES
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 10% Blockchain
    • 10% Web Development
    • 10% Other
    Hockey Shot Tracker

    Hockey Shot Tracker

    A mobile app that uses voice recognition technology to record a hockey shots and master players technique. The Client hired us to make his dream come true, create an app that will help all hockey players to make their...
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    Travel App

    Travel App

    A mobile app that helps you to discover unique experiences with qualified local hosts. The Client hired us to help him to release instaHop app on both platforms: iOS and Android. Create and update new features, polish the...
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    Mobile App for a Law Firm.

    Mobile App for a Law Firm.

    We created an app that lets you call an attorney during detention or arrange a meeting in two clicks. This put the client on a new level of communication with its customers.
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    An Extended Calculator for All...

    An Extended Calculator for All...

    Our company has designed the perfect calculator for all platforms. It has so many features, like a history of calculations, save, copy & share, the ability to edit equations, dark mode, drag and drop and split view...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Montréal, Canada

    What do Car2Go and K2 Geospatial have in common? They’ve both turned to Sidekick Interactive for mobile app development expertise. This Montreal-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Bell Nordic launched a platform targeting their unique users, Sidekick Interactive analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 15% Other
    HP Arize - Custom Orthotics With...

    HP Arize - Custom Orthotics With...

    Problem The client was developing the Arize project to deploy 3D printed foot orthoses using their technologies and their network of American clinicians. HP was looking to develop an automated end-to-end solution with...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Halifax, Canada

    Mindsea designs beautiful, fully integrated mobile apps for companies such as Pocketbooth and Tinrocket. Founded in 2007, Mindsea has a reputation as a creative problem-solver that reaches far beyond their Canadian home.

    Adam is a company at the forefront of the gig economy, connecting people in need of work with local individuals willing to help. Mindsea’s app design focused on the human element of this process, and the project resulted in a simple app that made getting help quick and easy.

    SERVICES
    • 45% Mobile App Development
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% Other
  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Guarana Technologies develops smart mobile apps for smartphones, tablets, and wearables that are featured in The New York Times, TechCrunch, and The Verge. From helping define the scope of the project to launching and maintaining the app, they offer full-cycle app development services.

    They designed and developed a travel IoT app, Raden. The sleek companion app adds a much-needed utility to a travel experience. Travelers can weigh their case from home, track their case throughout their journey, charge their devices on the go, and get relevant information about their trip.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% IoT Development
    • 15% Web Development
    • 15% Other
    Bodmonzaid

    Bodmonzaid

    We worked with Bodmonzaid to create a new way for users to work out from the comfort of their own homes.   We developed a platform that offers numerous recipes with calories, macros and portions figured out for each user...
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    Walter

    Walter

    We worked with Walter Surface Technologies to create an immersive comparative scanner app. Users scan the product code and Walter will directly display all the information from both products. 
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    Bottlebeez

    Bottlebeez

    Bottlebeez allows users to easily book a table at any venue near them, invite other users to join or request invites to decrease its cost and even make new friends. Our smooth, user-friendly mobile and web applications...
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    Nectar

    Nectar

    Nectar is a hive management app for beekeepers. We developed an app where users can search for yards and hives near, check all the information they need to know and. create an inspection if needed.
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Burnaby, Canada

    Raccoopack Media is a mobile app development agency that helps brands around the globe develop mobile apps. Since their founding in Canada, Raccoopack Media has helped everything from enterprise clients to brand-new startups on the path to improving their mobile app development in a way that leads to real business results.

    When their client was looking for an agency that would truly help them develop mobile apps, they turned to Raccoopack Media, who were able to work closely with their internal teams and develop a mobile app development strategy that led to measurable results and excellent performance across a variety of metrics.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    Android Game Development - Bubble...

    Android Game Development - Bubble...

    Prepare yourself for a near impossible challenge in the world of Bubble Bath. Push your skills to the limit as you splash, dodge, and swim your way through endless bubbles in your bathtub. Features: Published on Google...
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    Musical Mobile Rhythm Game - iOS...

    Musical Mobile Rhythm Game - iOS...

    Cook to The Beat is culinary-themed rhythm game where you tap to the music to create a variety of dishes each with its own original soundtrack. Chop, season and tenderize to the rhythm and make the whole kitchen into a...
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    Digital Skills Curriculum Builder...

    Digital Skills Curriculum Builder...

    Client: Independent Schools Association of BC (ISABC) Challenge To create a modern and balanced curriculum that teaches digital literacy to students, ISABC draws from a wide number of frameworks. Solution We developed the...
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    Educational Game Android...

    Educational Game Android...

    Client: International Digital Education Access Challenge I.D.E.A. wanted to expand Oville World to support Android devices. The mobile learning app had already been developed for iOS, but they needed an experienced...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Unilever and Dell count TheAppLabb as their dependable mobile app experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of developing experience, this Toronto-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    The Toronto International Film Festival is a globally recognized leader in the film industry, and TheAppLabb has provided focused and wide-reaching mobile development services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and mobile visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 15% Artificial Intelligence
    • 25% Other
    LocaWoka

    LocaWoka

    In a connected world, we seem to be working longer hours even more then before. Being so focused on our careers and everything else, life throws at you, even taking care of small tasks at home may seem like an impossible...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Based in Toronto, Canada, MobileFolk is a software development company that has amassed extensive experience since its inception in 2008. The team is dedicated to helping small businesses and midmarket companies from sectors like hospitality, consumer products, and entertainment. 

    Among MobileFolks’ long-ongoing projects is its development staff augmentation partnership with LyricFind Inc., a music company from Toronto. The team serves as the client’s go-to outsourcing partner for web development and app development projects. 

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 50% Web Development
    Encounter: Shop the world around...

    Encounter: Shop the world around...

    Encounter lets you buy interior design items of your favorite venues. Use Encounter when you’re visiting a favorite venue. Encounter lets you browse and discover items around you, and purchase them directly through the app.
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    JuiceShark: Premium Subscription...

    JuiceShark: Premium Subscription...

    JuiceShark is a premium subscription service for Canadian e-cigarette supplies. JuiceShark uses an in-depth “flavour profile” to provide a customized subscription service tailored to individual tastes.
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    Shuffle: 2nd Phone Number VoIP App

    Shuffle: 2nd Phone Number VoIP App

    Shuffle provides multiple phone numbers on your iPhone, with a focus on privacy and ease of use. Use Shuffle to get secondary phone numbers for business, classified ads, website signups, dating, and any other use where...
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    ShowSlinger: Live Music Booking...

    ShowSlinger: Live Music Booking...

    The ShowSlinger platform connects artists, venues, and fans with powerful financial, promotional, and booking tools. ShowSlinger is a rich platform for artists, venues, and fans. Venues and artists can discover each other...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    What do Johnston’s Grain and Snapbets have in common? They’ve both turned to Vog for mobile app development expertise. This Canada-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When eJourney Manager launched a platform targeting their unique users, Vog analyzed the entirety of their approach to refine their mobile application, create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Custom Software Development
    • 35% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Web Development
    ER Retail

    ER Retail

    About ER retail is a customer loyalty and appreciation tool created by auto dealers, for auto dealers. Challenge ER retail asked Vog to create an engagement and reward platform that connects auto dealers with their...
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    Quilt

    Quilt

    About Quilt is a crowdfunding platform that pays out directly to service providers. It allows users to raise funds for their desired cause, and gives donors confidence that the funds will be used as promised....
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    TapLabs

    TapLabs

    About TapLabs makes lab work easy. Through a simple and convenient app, you can order a lab technician to your place of comfort.  Challenge TapLabs wanted an on-demand app that would bridge the gap between healthcare and...
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    VIP Golf

    VIP Golf

    VIP Golf provides access to hundreds of golf courses and offers discounted tee times to VIP Golf members. The Challenge VIP Golf was in need of a new system that would support the growing demand for new customers and the...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Vaughan, Canada

    Clearbridge Mobile has earned its spot among Canada’s fastest growing companies working with clients like Shell, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. They’re a full stack development company that works with enterprise clients in the media and financial services industries.

     

    Some of their most recent work was with PayPal developing a mobile solution for emerging markets. The Clearbridge Mobile team created a single code base that removed dependency from Google Play and allowed functionality across Android variants as well as scalable and rapid growth.

     

    SERVICES
    • 45% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Enterprise App Modernization
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 5% Other
    Enercare

    Enercare

    Enercare is one of North America's largest home and commercial services and energy solutions companies, serving approximately 1.6 million customers annually. They partnered with Clearbridge to create an industry-first...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    Pieoneers team of designers and developers create high-value web applications for global brands like Google and Directv. Their portfolio includes mobile app development and web design projects in industries like business services and education. 

     

    One of their recent projects was creating the mobile app BildList—a platform that connects builders with potential buyers. Construction providers make profiles that show off completed projects, so potential buyers can browse to find the perfect partner for their next home improvement project.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 10% Custom Software Development
  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    Launchcode helps fulfill their clients’ missions with the help of their business-focused approach and an obsession with client experience. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in various industries.

    As an example of their work, Launchcode once partnered with Razor Energy, an oil and gas company. Launchcode helped develop 10 different systems that would replace the company’s reliance on Excel.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% Other
    Launchcode at a Glance

    Launchcode at a Glance

    A sensational video showing some of the amazing work we have created!
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    Risk Alive - Library

    Risk Alive - Library

    Risk Alive is a safety focused organization utilizing data to create safer environments for their clients. The Challenge - Create a user friendly and simple way to visualize thousands of paper based data points to explain...
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    Olympia - RRSP App

    Olympia - RRSP App

    Olympia Trust acts as a trustee and manages self-administered registered plans. It also provides foreign currency exchange services and other trustee services. The Challenge - create a user portal and mobile...
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    Steelhaus - Monitoring Platform

    Steelhaus - Monitoring Platform

    Gaining Visibility into Daily Operations to Make Better Future Decisions A Monitoring Platform is an ecosystem that allows users of all levels of the organization to have access to real-time data. Facilitating informed...
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Need Help Finding a Company?

How Do I Hire a Mobile App Developer?

Follow 4 steps to find and hire the right mobile app developer for your app development project: define goals and required features for your mobile app; create a shortlist of app developers based on your criteria; review app development companies’ work, client reviews, and pricing; narrow your choices and select the best-fit mobile app agency.

  1. Identify your objectives, budget, and timeline. Define your goals for a mobile app, budget, performance metrics, and required features. For example, if your audience mostly uses Android devices, your mobile app should be compatible with the Android operating system.
  2. Create a shortlist of mobile app developers that match your criteria. Finding a mobile app developer is not a difficult undertaking, as there are hundreds of app development agencies available that would be more than happy to discuss your next mobile project. Finding the right developer is the real challenge. Multiple B2B ratings and reviews platforms exist to compile data about each app development company’s services offered, specialty development languages, location, team size, client reviews, minimum project size, and work portfolio. Clutch is one example. Use this data to create a shortlist of top picks.
  3. Review and assess app developers’ capabilities, work, and price. Once you find 5-8 app developers to consider for your project, review their capabilities and previous work. Browse developers’ work portfolios to see apps they created in the past. Read client reviews and reach out to references. Find an app development company that’s reliable, communicates well, has the technical expertise your app requires, and delivers on time and within budget.
  4. Select a mobile app agency. Select the best-fit app development company based on your due diligence and introductory conversations with about 5 companies.

Who Are the Best App Developers in Canada?

The best app developers in Canada are:

  1. FreshWork Studio
  2. Master of Code Global
  3. TTT Studios
  4. 247 Labs Inc.
  5. BiTE interactive

How Do You Choose a Mobile App Development Company?

There are a lot of options for mobile app development companies – so how does your business choose?

Here are a few things to think about when selecting the best mobile app developer for your company:

  1. Think about your requirements and goals
  2. Ask for previous work
  3. Consider their location, prices, and other factors
  4. Read their past reviews

All of these can assist your mobile app development selection process.