Looking for a top mobile app development company in Vancouver?

Building a mobile app is expensive. In fact, it can cost $10,000 to $150,000, unless you want an out-of-the-box solution with a DIY app builder. So, choosing the right app developer is important because it can save you time and money and result in an app that makes your business stand out.

As you begin the process of hiring an app development company, remember to define the type of app you want before starting conversations with developers. How complex your app idea is will determine your budget and the skill level you need in an app developer. Then, once conversations begin, ask for portfolio items, reviews, and references. Be sure to bring up timeline, too, so you align on expectations.

Overall, with about 90% of time on mobile spent in apps, investing in a mobile app for your business may help attract customers and get your brand in front of more people.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top mobile app developers in Vancouver. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Vancouver Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    FreshWorks Studio is an app develoment company. They were founded in 2016 and offer nearshore design and development services from  offices in Victoria, Vancouver, and Seattle. They have a team of over 60 that do UX/UI design and custom development of software including both mobile and web applications.

    Clients
    A Place for Mom
    Hootsuite
    IBM
    The David Foster Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    FreshWorks Studio collaborated with in-house developers to build a website that allows for a national system of organ donation registry. They worked on the front- and backend, building an API to connect it to a mobile app. Now, they do maintenance and support demonstrations of the system to project partners.

    "They’re responsive and client oriented, making sure project needs are met. They deliver on what they promise and always bring the right people to the table. The entire team is incredibly impressive."

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond Canada

    RootQuotient is a technology and development partner based in Montreal. The team of 12 also has an office in Chennai, India and offers cross-platform app and software development services to its midmarket and small business clients. 

    Clients
    Siemens Gamesa
    Verizon
    Nokia
    L&T
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An education communication platform hired RootQuotient to develop a mobile and web app to promote better communication between schools and parents. They used a cross-platform tool to develop the app and created automated functionalities including attendance tracking and student feedback. The product helped the client convert users. 

    "They’ve been really helpful right from the ideation stage. They clearly explained the process of the collaboration upfront." – Co-Founder, Education Platform 

  • 3
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    TTT Studios is a software development studio of 33 employees. Founded in 2010, they are based in Vancouver, Canada. They provide mobile app, custom software, and web development, primarily to enterprise and midmarket clients.
     

    Clients
    Revols
    Pixels
    The Mortgage Alliance Company of Canada
    American Medical Association
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A retail software company hired TTT Studios to develop iOS and Android applications. They integrated these scalable applications with a POS, e-commerce backend, and multiple APIs. The app helped users manage memberships and loyalty points. The client was pleased with their expert suggestions and flexible approach.

    “They were solid, professional, and knowledgeable. Their development approach was creative.” Director of Marketing, Retail Software Company
     

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    App-Scoop is a Vancouver based development and consulting firm. It was founded in 2015 and has a team of 13 that does mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.

    Clients
    MyVision Board
    Ambitionary
    Hop On
    AIM Coaching
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The creators of a nightlife app were having trouble with a previous developer and brought in App-Scoop to save the project. App-Scoop redeveloped the back-end, along with making UI and speed enhancements for the iOS and Android app. 

    "They're lovely guys who are dedicated and hardworking. It’s exactly what we needed. They hit every target with minimal guidance...They’re genuinely excited to achieve your goals and build a relationship." – Founder, Nightlife App

  • 5
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Burnaby Canada

    Many Hats is a custom software development firm located in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2018, their team of approximately 5–6 employees serves businesses of all sizes and industries. In addition to custom software, their specialty is mobile app development, but they also provide AR/VR and web development.

    Clients
    Mastercard
    Infiniti
    CCM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Many Hats assisted a video game studio with components of a multi-platform video game. Their services included in-game testing, TeamCity configuration, and CIS Server porting. They've helped the client successfully deploy their products across a variety of platforms.

    "The testing infrastructure created is also quite versatile, so we will continuously be able to develop new tests as the needs of the project arise." — Managing Director, Video Game Studio

  • 6
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Steamclock Software is a mobile app development company based in Vancouver. The company was founded in 2010 and now has a team of 12 that offers mobile app development and UX/UI design services to small and mid-size businesses.

    Clients
    HP Computers
    Hootsuite
    Intuit
    Indochino
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development company with an existing web-based video chat product wanted to convert it into a mobile app. Steamclock Software created an iOS-compatible version of the app and now provides iOS consulting services.

    "A lot of teams can do iOS and UX but not many also have the ability to get to the point where they’re pointing out flaws in a library that was written by Google. That combination is killer. In my mind, it makes them extremely unique. They have qualities I would not find easily in another company." –Founder, Software Company 

  • 7
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Essential Designs is a development agency with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, and Calgary, Canada. Since 2008, the team of fewer than 50 has been specialized in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.   

    Clients
    Honeywell
    Vancouver CoastalHealth
    TEDx
    Vancouver School Board
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Essential Designs built a mobile app that is geared to expedited emergency response times for drug overdoses. The app is available on iOS and Android platforms and has several specialized features, including text-to-speech technology. The app is on schedule for launch and early feedback has been positive. The client was extremely pleased with Essential Designs' great communication.

    "Their [Essential Designs] professionalism and knowledge of their craft were exceptional."- Founder of Emergency Response App

  • 8
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Pieoneers is a mobile app development company that was founded in 2009. The company is located in Vancouver, Canada where its team of 10 works on mobile app development, web development, web design, and UX/UI design for primarily small businesses. 

    Clients
    Bildlist
    Gamesheet
    Workrise
    Database of Religious History
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A finance startup was defining its brand by creating its online presence. Pieoneers helped the client come up with the identity and then designed and developed a mobile web-based application that integrates the aspects of the new branding and syncs the company across all media.

    "We highly recommend Pieoneers as a team of friendly and highly skilled developers, designers, and product professionals. They can help fulfill any complex technological need, assist on product strategies and user experience." –Founder, Finance Startup

  • 9
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond Canada

    14 Oranges Software is a mobile and web app development company headquartered in Richmond, Canada with offices in Halifax and Ottawa. Founded in 2009, the team has grown to nearly 15. They specialize in mobile app development, web design, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Western Pacific
    City of Richmond
    Global Fund Forum
    BC Safety Authority
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A government agency needed an election-based application for their county. 14 Oranges Software created an application that included voter information, election results, and polling locations. The app encouraged the public to become more engaged in local elections.

    “The staff at 14 Oranges was helpful through different phases of integration, including the soft launch of our beta version, where we worked out some kinks, as well as improved on the application’s overall aesthetic.” – Analyst, Governmental Office

  • 10
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New Westminster Canada

    Founded in 2001, Developex is a software development company that was founded in Kyiv, Ukraine with a secondary location in Vancouver. Their team of 231 specializes in custom software development, web development, app development, and application testing. 

    Clients
    Corsair
    Logitech
    Scull Candy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Developex entered at development partnership with a business intelligence software company to create design and implement that development for their software. The client was impressed with the level of efficiency they provided.   

    “They are deeply committed to the work. We sense that they feel just as much ownership in the product as we do. They are successful because of their high level of integrity and a strong commitment to quality.” –– CEO, Business Intelligence Software Company 

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Surrey Canada

    NectarBits is a mobile app development firm that is based in Ahmedabad, India with an additional location in Elmhurst N.Y. The firm was founded in 2009 and has 40 employees. Along with mobile app development, they offer web and eCommerce development services. They mostly work with midmarket and small businesses in the IT, healthcare, and media industries.

    Clients
    PotoBits
    HUBILO
    Breezymeal
    Harmopool
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A social media startup hired NectarBits to develop their platform. The team designed and developed the application from scratch. They created iOS and Android versions and the client appreciated how dedicated they were to the project.

    "Instead of stopping after our contract had been completed, NectarBits' team continued to give me advice on what could be added to the app." Founder, Social Media Startup

  • 12
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Burnaby Canada

    Raccoopack Media is a software agency based in Burnaby, Canada with more than two experts. They have offered mobile app development and UX/UI design solutions since their founding in 2016. They work primarily with small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients
    SafeCare BC
    Invasive Species Council of BC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Raccoopack Media developed a game for an invasive species nonprofit. The game was to help educate children on invasive species. The game works fine and now allows the nonprofit to reach out to an otherwise difficult audience.

    “The Raccoopack team is very flexible regarding the scheduling of meetings and jumping on quick calls last minute here and there.” - Program Coordinator, Invasive Species Nonprofit

  • 13
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    A.Y. Technologies is an app development company based in Vancouver, Canada. The company was founded in 2015 and employs a team of 8 that offers mobile app development, custom software development, web development, and other services to mostly small businesses.

    Clients
    Discover Canada
    Rockstart
    Sorat Wheels and Tires
    Biba Ventures
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mobile gaming company already had a series of games but wanted to merge them into one easy-to-use portal for kids. A.Y. Technologies created the app for iOS and Android that merged the games and also provided parents a place to monitor their kids' online activity. 

    "A.Y’s team was friendly, forthcoming and accommodating the entire way...We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend A.Y. to other clients." – CEO, Mobile Gaming Company

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Synic Software is a custom development company based in Vancouver, Canada. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of around ten that provides custom software development, web development, and mobile app development services to small and larger-sized companies in the IT, advertising & marketing, e-commerce, financial services, and real estate industries. 

    Clients
    Invest Smart
    The Sydney Morning Herald
    Drive CX
    RestWorks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A ride-hailing company hired Synic Software to develop a mobile app for driving partners and another mobile app for riders. Synic Software also provided maintenance services for issues that arose. The resulting app met all expectations and even have features that are not in in the apps of the major ride sharing companies.

    "They have created one of the most sophisticated ride hailing app in the market." - President, Ride-Hailing Company

  • 15
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Aeqdigital is a digital agency based in Vancouver, Canada. They were founded in 2012 and have a team of more than 50 employees who specialize in UI/UX design, mobile app development, and product design to create innovative digital products for their clients. 

    Clients
    iQmetrix
    Jelato
    Sneaker Con
    Notable Project

    Aeqdigital created an app for a social media startup. They developed the app, which would allow users within close physical proximity to each other to communicate, according to the client’s specifications, and were able to meet all of them, including custom imagery and a quick chat function. The client reported that, after launch, all of the user feedback about the app was positive. 

    “Overall, we were impressed with their passionate approach to the creative elements of our app. It was clear that they were invested in the product and really cared about its look and feel.” – Cofounder, Social Media Startup
     

  • 16
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Surrey Canada

    Mango Projects Inc. is a software company based in Surrey, Canada with more than 9 members. Founded in 2018, they offer e-commerce, web, and mobile app development solutions for small and enterprise-level businesses alike.

    Clients
    It's My Momentum
    Certn
    Jetstream Agency
    Notable Project

    Mango Projects Inc. developed an app for a wellness app startup. The app was built in its beta version to test the market. The beta app was functional and testable, which satisfied the startup.

    “They’re just great people to work with.” - CoFounder, Wellness App Startup

  • 17
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. is an IT company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Atlanta, Miami, New York, London, India, and Singapore. Founded in 2003, the team of 740 specializes in custom software development and SEO. They work primarily with midmarket-level businesses, focusing on IT, advertising and marketing, and gaming.

    Clients
    eBay
    Spirit Airlines
    Bell
    World Vision
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. developed a responsive, custom Magento e-commerce platform for an apparel brand. They included advanced features like a store locator, image slider, and social media plug-ins. The client appreciated the expertise and professionalism they brought to the project. 

    “The manner in which Cyber Infrastructure handled our project clearly demonstrated their sharp grasp of and experience with e-commerce application development. After only working with CIS for a few days, we realized the degree of professionalism, commitment, and honesty with which they worked.” – Co-Managing Partner, Apparel Brand

  • 19
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vancouver Canada
    Atimi Software is a mobile application development company based in Vancouver, Canada. The midsize company was launched in 2001. Their services include mobile app development.
    Industries
  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    AI Software LLC is a Detroit-based development company with offices in Irvine, CA, and India. Since 2009, the agency and its approximately 25 employees work with different-sized clients on their custom software development, mobile app development and web development needs. 

    Clients
    Jacobs Engineering
    SanDisk
    DataFusion
    FullThrottle Technologies
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An automotive paint shop hired AI Software LLC to develop a custom software system. After the initial project was completed, Al Software LLC continued to provide maintenance, updating and adding modules to the software when needed. The client spoke highly of Al Software LLC's reliability.

    "One of the challenges of working with us is that things change often, and they’re [Al Software LLC] very good at reacting to those changes and implementing them in a way that's effective for our business."- Manager of Information Systems, Automotive Paint Shop 

  • 21
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Filmrobot Systems is an IT consulting company based in Vancouver, Canada. The company, founded in 1999, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, web design, UX/UI design, and custom software development services to various companies and institutions.  

    Clients
    Lululemon
    YVR Airport
    Fraser Health Authority
    Nestbuilder
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A trucking company hired Filmrobot Systems to help replace its existing dispatch system software with a new one that is more convenient and efficient. Working with specific requirements and designs, they handled the backend development and added components and layers to the system as needed. The solution that Filmrobot Systems delivered completely streamlined the company's business and made it run more efficiently.

    "Most of our processes now have an automated flow, making operations more efficient." - President, Trucking Company 

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Vancouver Canada
    Web development company Appricot Software Agency was established in 2011. They are based in West Vancouver, Canada and Bornova, Turkey and have a small team. Their services include web development, mobile app development, ux/ui design, IoT development, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appricot Software Agency has developed a mobile app for a leisure company. They aim to create a mobile application that auto-schedules a property cleaner for both Android and iOS.

    "The way they understand the scope of the project and our business's requirements was impressive."

  • 23
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Port Coquitlam Canada

    Headquartered in Port Coquitlam, Canada, Venovis is a digital solutions company with a small team of four. Since 2008, their team has been delivering mobile app development, AI, custom software development, and IoT development services. 

    Clients
    TrioTech
    Black Pixel
    Lift Robotics
    ROVIS
    Notable Project

    Venovis was hired by an online streaming service for their development expertise. The team builds apps for iOS, Android, and other platforms. They delivered quality apps with excellent designs and functionalities.

    "The project went smoothly, and they work well with our team." – Founder, Streaming Service

  • 24
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Nirvana Canada is a web design and development agency with a team of around 40 employees. Based in Vancouver, they were founded in 2008. They provide SEO, web design, and web development services. 

    Clients
    Vine Advisor
    Hanfood
    Holidays for Humanity
    GoVoluntouring
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nirvana Canada designed and developed a web-based music library platform. They were responsible for front- and backend development, along with ensuring the platform was scalable and user-friendly. The platform is integral to the business' existence, so the work has been successful. 

    "They had, and still have, our back through all of our journey." – CEO, Music Library Platform

  • 25
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Delta Canada

    Frame One Software is a software company based in Vancouver, Canada with more than two employees. They have offered custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions since their founding in 2019. They mainly work with small businesses.

    Clients
    The Yoga Bar
    Whyzapp
    Is The Massey Tunnel Okay
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Frame One Software developed a mobile app and designed a logo for a yoga studio. The design and performance of the app were the most important factors throughout development. Feedback on the app has been positive thus far.

    “It was great working together. Very sufficient.” - Team Leader, Yoga Studio

  • 26
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    POWERSHiFTER is a digital strategy and development company that was founded in 2008. The agency has a team of 32 employees across Canada in Vancouver and Toronto. They focus on projects in web design, mobile app development, UX/UI design, SEO, and conversion optimization. These efforts mostly serve companies in the advertising and marketing, business services, financial services, IT, and telecommunications industries.

    Clients
    TELUS
    Deloitte
    fitibit
    Energizer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    POWERSHiFTER designed and developed two Android and iOS apps, using React Native for the mobile applications and several Google Cloud Services for the web application. 

    "They do a good job of understanding the requirements and needs before tackling the project, which is very hard to do."

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    CADmechXR is a digital solutions firm headquartered in Markham, Canada, with an office in Vancouver, Canada. Since 1194, their team of less than 50 has provided their expertise in AR/VR, mobile app, and web development for enterprises, as well as small and midmarket firms. They have experience working in various industries, such as automotive, consumer products, and manufacturing.

    Clients
    Mitchell Plastics
    MCI
    Industries
    Notable Project

    One of CADmechXR's projects involved working with a VR platform. The platform needed assistance in developing an MVP to be showcased at Forbes. The MVP was developed faster than expected, and the project was a success.

    "They care about the people they are working with and make sure to bring the best service and application." - Founder and CEO, VR Platform

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Clover Dynamics is a software company based in Lviv, Ukraine with more than 10 experts. They provide custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to clients in the industries of financial services, telecommunications, and healthcare.

    Clients
    PressReader
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Clover Dynamics provided support for a recruitment project for a digital media company. The company was in need of remote mobile app developers across Ukraine. Clover Dynamics was able to find competent developers for the company.

    “Highly effective: perfect communication and a good pool of candidates.” - Director of Software Development, Digital Media Company

  • 29
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Convergence is a technology development company based in Vancouver, Canada, that was established in 2014. Their team of 7 employees offers web development, custom software development, mobile app development, enterprise app modernization, and blockchain services.

    Notable Project

    Convergence built a website for an online education platform to increase their online presence and attract potential investors. Convergence developed the front- and backend of the website, created assessment tools, positioned content offerings, and fine-tuned business strategies. Users praised the website for its professional appearance and easy to use features.

    "The platform they delivered, which has received myriad positive comments on appearance and functionality, was exactly what we needed to launch our business successfully." — Founding Partner, Online Education Platform

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    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Appnovation Technologies is a digital solutions and managed services provider that was founded in 2007. The company is headquartered in Vancouver and has additional locations in New York City and Reading, UK. The team of more than 200 employees at Appnovation Technologies offer web development, mobile app development, digital strategy, IT managed services, and IT strategy consulting services.

    Clients
    Intel
    Pfizer
    Coca-Cola
    Reebok
    Notable Project

    A company that sells high-quality coolers was trying to find a way to better tell the brand's story. Appnovation Technologies created a brand new Drupal 8 website that was visually appealing and showcased the brand videos the client had created. 

     

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