Looking for a top mobile app developer for consumer apps in Canada?

The difference between a consumer app and an enterprise app is consumer mobile apps aim to make tasks easier for consumers. For example, an app like Mint is for budget planning and tracking; an app like Candy Crush is for playing a game. On the other hand, enterprise apps help with functional business needs such as project management or customer relationship management. To find the best consumer app developer for your business, make sure to look for experience working with other consumer products.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top consumer mobile application development company in Canada. 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 Canada Consumer App Developer

  • 1
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Victoria 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
    TELUS
    A Place For Mom
    Hootsuite
    Harbour Air
    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+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded almost 20 years ago in 2000, Net Solutions develops web, mobile, and e-commerce platforms. The team of nearly 800 employees is headquartered in Chandigarh, India but has offices in London, UK and Toronto, Canada as well. They also offer cloud services and UX design.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Xerox
    IMG
    Yahoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An education tech startup teamed up with Net Solutions to create a mobile version of a pre-existing web-based platform. The client was impressed with Net Solutions' ability to work with the existing website and to redevelop entire parts as needed.

    “They’re eager to deliver good products, which paves the way for business success. From my perspective, the owner runs the company extremely well.” – Founder, Ed Tech Startup

  • 3
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Halifax Canada

    Located in Halifax, Canada, Mindsea prides itself on creating beautiful and integrated apps. With a team of about 20 employees, their informative apps are highlighted by Apple and come highly rated.

    Clients
    Constant Health
    Proposify
    Mobi Inc
    LuminUltra
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mindsea upped the user experience for a men’s fashion app to increase engagement. The client complimented Mindsea’s expertise in not only UX design but also development.

    “They're a reasonably small team, but they have some exceptional developers. They consistently came up with great solutions , and we have yet to hire an engineer of our own that produces as high-quality content as anyone at MindSea.” – CEO, Men's Clothing Company

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto 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 

  • 5
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vaughan Canada

    Clearbridge Mobile is a full-stack mobile app design and development firm based in Toronto, Canada. It has launched more than 250 apps for large enterprise clients including more than 35 Fortune 500s. These apps have been downloaded more than 300 million times.

    Clients
    Disney
    New England Sports Network (NESN)
    Groupe Media TFO
    Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Clearbridge developed a full-featured iOS and Android app that enabled telecom customers to pay their bills and manage their statements. The client raved about the team’s proactive attitude, immaculate project management process, and flawless – though complex – deliverables.

    “They’ve impressed multiple departments and teams within our organization. They’ve set a new standard for us.” – Product Manager, Telecommunications Company

  • 6
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    247 Labs Inc. is an information technology company based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2013, 247 Labs Inc. has around 30 employees who focus on mobile app development and web development for small and midmarket enterprise businesses, startups, and partner agencies.

    Clients
    Motorola
    Rogers Communications
    FidoJohnson & Johnson
    Davis & Henderson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Canadian military nonprofit partnered with 247 Labs Inc. to build a job search platform for veterans integrating back into civilian life. 247 Labs Inc. was hired as a subcontractor responsible for delivering backend development with a focus on analytics, as well as longterm maintenance. 247 Labs Inc. used MongoDB and MySQL to develop the backend of the platform, including an automated matching functionality and improved on-site search. Following 247 Labs Inc.'s work, the military nonprofit noticed significant audience growth. 

    "Initially, we migrated around 7,000 candidates to the new platform. It reached 10,000 users by February 2018, which was a confirmation of the site’s design and usability. Our employer count also increased, from 300 at the time of migration to 450 by February 2018." - Program Manager, Military Nonprofit

  • 7
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    ERP consulting and SI company Folio3 is located in Belmont, California; Pleasanton, California; North Sydney, Australia and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Established in 2005, the midsize team focuses on ERP consulting and SI, mobile app development, web development, custom software development, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Folio3 helped a kitchen and bath company rebuild the connectors between their website and their NetSuite environment. They have added a greater level of Shopify and Amazon-related functionality to the site.

    "Their experience with NetSuite, Shopify, and Amazon was exactly what we were looking for."

  • 8
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Plastic Mobile is a mobile agency based in Toronto, Ontario, with an additional office in New York City. Founded in 2007, Plastic Mobile's team of around 90 employees specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy, especially for midmarket clients in the advertising/marketing, financial services, and IT sectors.

    Clients
    Shoppers Drug Mart
    Pizza Pizza
    Rogers
    REALTOR.ca
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A pizza franchise hired Plastic Mobile to develop a mobile app. The client's goal was to provide a user-friendly app for ordering for carryout or delivery pizza. Following the mobile app's launch, Plastic Mobile created a video to help the client market the new app. Plastic Mobile later redesigned the client's website and implemented a responsive design. The client appreciated Plastic Mobile's creativity.

    "We see Plastic not only as a partner but as an extension of our group. They’re very unique, and that’s why they’re very good at what they do." - IT Director, Pizza Franchise

  • 9
    $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
    KPMG
    YVR
    Logitech
    Pricing Solutions
    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
     

  • 10
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Plank is a digital studio in Montreal, Québec. Founded in 1998, Plank's team of around 40 employees specializes in web design, web development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
    Centaur Theatre
    The Canadian Encyclopedia
    Women Donors Network
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A museum hired Plank to redesign its website. The client's goal was to improve user experience on the website. Plank improved the museum's online store and donation functionality, and the museum later engaged Plank to build a virtual exhibit. The client appreciated Plank's skill in communicating technical concepts.

    "We received fewer calls about how to get to the museum and you could see traffic increase substantially to the pages that had that information. We definitely saw an increase not only in our online sales but also our online donations." - Former Executive Director, Museum

  • 11
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2012, CronJ is a software development company that is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with offices in the Netherlands, Abu Dhabi, and Calif. The team of 50 specializes in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Unilever
    Nokia
    Linde
    DIFC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CronJ IT Technologies partnered with an education platform to develop a web application for users to assemble teams, perform tasks, and earn points that are redeemable for gift cards. They provided successful features for the launch of the application.

    “The platform has lots of features. User can earn gift cards by solving problems, which makes it more appealing. We appreciated their project management, especially compared to the vendors we had worked with before.” –– Project Manager, Education Platform

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2011, iQlance is an IT consulting firm with offices in New York and Canada. The small team of designers, developers, and testers offers mostly mobile app development, as well as web development and UI/UX design.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    iQlance built a mobile and web app for a marketing firm’s client. The app tracked the location of workers and their work vehicles. iQlance was responsible for the app’s functionality, while the marketing firm handled the app’s launch.

    “We use a lot of independent contractors for several of our projects, and iQlance met everything we were looking for.” – Managing Partner, Marketing Agency

  • 13
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montreal Canada

    Zealous System is a global web and mobile app development company. They were founded in 2008 and have offices around the world in locations such as India, Canada, and New Zealand. Zealous System employs a team of 100 to tackle projects in mobile app, web development, custom software, and enterprise app development, as well as IoT. They mostly work with small and mid-size companies.

    Clients
    Neil Patel Digital
    Metropolitan College of New York
    New Zealand Tertiary College
    Civica
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An international golf tournament wanted to create a way for fans to engage with the golf World Final both at the event and remotely. Zealous System created an app for both iOS and Android that included itineraries, social media integration, and video highlights. The app was a success, with the number of app downloads nearly matching the number of attendees.

    "They provided accurate timelines and were highly responsive, making any changes we requested. While the language barrier is an understandable concern for companies working with offshore developers, we had no issues." – Project Manager, Golf Tournament

  • 14
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    QED42 is a full service digital agency based in Pune, India, and founded in 2009. Their team of 73 employees specializes in web design, web development, and UX/UI design for primarily midmarket clients in the media, retail, and education industries. 

    Clients
    Nestle
    Stanford University
    World Bank
    Acquia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    QED42 built an app for a real estate listing company. They used Ionic to create apps for Android and iOS that employed Google APIs including Google maps and analytics. The apps gave real estate buyers the information they needed to browse listings and communicate with sellers. The client was happy with the final product and reports that his business is growing quickly.

    “They solve my problems immediately. I have confidence and peace of mind with QED because of their team and attentiveness.” – CEO, Real Estate Listing Company
     

  • 15
    $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
    AMD
    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 

  • 16
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Vog App Developers is an app development agency founded in 2012 and based in Calgary, Canada. With a team of around 20 employees, Vog provides mainly mobile app development but can also offer custom software development and UX/UI services to businesses of all sizes.

    Clients
    DC Bank
    VIP Golf
    MacCosham
    Vieworx
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vog App Developers worked with a healthcare practice to create an intuitive, user-friendly mobile app that provides medical information and reminders to patients. Vog built the app from the very beginning, with logo work, UX/UI designs, and code writing. The client has reported positive feedback with only minor glitches that were quickly resolved in the early stages of the app's implementation.

    “They offered a lot of insight into the development process, presenting ideas that we hadn’t considered.” - Partner, Healthcare Practice

  • 17
    $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
    BC Government
    Hitachi- Wenco Mining
    Blackgold ERP
    Taking Root
    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

  • 18
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Winnipeg Canada

    Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., Master of Code Global specializes in design and development for web, mobile, and chatbot solutions. Founded in 2004, they also have offices in Denver, Seattle, San Francisco, Winnipeg, Canada, Cherkasy, Ukraine, and Kiev. The team of over 130 has experience with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and app development for enterprise and midmarket clients. 

    Clients
    Mercedes-Benz Bank
    YouVersion
    eBags
    TrapTap
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An electronics manufacturer hired Master of Code Global for help with Android app and backend website development. They also tested the client’s existing products. Master of Code Global’s work allowed the electronics company to sell 6,000 units of product.

    “Master of Code Global's work is competitively priced, but they're also experts in their field. They understood our requirements without me having to explain every little process to get to a result.” – CEO, Electronics Manufacturer

  • 19
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Capermint Technologies Pvt Ltd is a mobile app development company established in 2014 and headquartered in Elgin, Ill. They also have offices in Giza, Egypt, Gaborone, South Africa, and Ahmedabad, India. Their team of 64 employees specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and logo design. Most of their clients are small businesses, although they work with many midmarket clients as well.

    Clients
    MPTV - Africa's Biggest Video Streaming App
    BasketG
    Burglar Bash
    Ludo Empire
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Capermint Technologies Pvt Ltd made a mobile app for a club promotion company. They initially matched the client with a UI designer to outline the requirements for the project, then they constructed the app to the client’s specifications, including bug and user testing.

    “They truly tailored to what we wanted. This was great to see, and I have asked Capermint to continue to improve the app since the initial development.” – Founder, Club Promotion Company

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Winnipeg Canada

    Bit Space Development Ltd. is an interactive digital media studio headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada. The company, founded in 2015, specializes in AR/VR development, but also provide other services including custom software development, and IT strategy consulting. Their team of 14 people works with small, mid-market, and enterprise companies in mainly the utilities, manufacturing, and education industries. 
     

    Clients
    Kohler Co.
    IBEW Local 2085
    IBEW Local 353
    Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bit Space Development Ltd. created a VR training app for workspace health and safety for a non-profit. They developed the app for the client on both Android and iOS; the app allows users to choose different workplace environments and complete hazard assessments based on the workplace. Since they developed the app, the client has seen an increase in people who are interested in what they do. 

    “The VR experience is so exciting and new to most people that it's been a hugely effective tool for us. I never imagined it would have such a significant impact on what we're trying to do: get people interested and talking about important health and safety topics.” — Community Liaison, Non-Profit
     

  • 21
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2011, Guarana Technologies is a mobile agency headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with additional offices in Montreal, Canada, and Parque Campolin, Brazil. Guarana Technologies has around 20 employees who focus on mobile app development, UX/UI design, and IoT development.

    Clients
    Raden
    Evenflow
    Life you Love
    KINETICOACH
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A fitness startup hired Guarana Technologies to design and develop a personal fitness app for travelers. Guarana Technologies created an app that suggests customized workouts based on user data, preferences, and access to equipment. The client appreciated Guarana Technologies' ability to educate their team.

    "We haven't started large-scale marketing, but we're still averaging 100 downloads per week after 4 weeks." - Product Manager, Fitness Startup

  • 22
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    TheAppLabb is a software development firm that was founded in 2007. The company is headquartered in Toronto and is made up of 49 employees. They specialize in mobile app development, custom software development, and AI. They primarily serve midmarket and enterprise clients in the retail, IT, and advertising and marketing industries.

    Clients
    Unilever
    Samsung
    Dell
    Electrolux
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TheAppLabb created a website for an E-Learning company that allows people to take practice tests in preparation for a nursing license exam. The client was impressed with the team's work.

    “Everyone from the finance person to the UI designer was accessible if I needed to talk. I could request to sit down with any of them, even without an appointment.” – Founder, E-Learning Company
     

  • 23
    $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
    Teck
    Columbia University
    Honeywell
    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

  • 24
    $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 

  • 25
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Owebest Technologies is a Custom Software and Mobile App Development company with Development Centre in Jaipur, India, and has sales offices in the USA, Canada & Dubai. Since its official inception in 2016, they have successfully delivered more than 1100 Projects with a team of 85+ technical professionals. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Owebest Technologies developed a full-featured custom software platform for their cryptocurrency client to engage with their investors. They designed the product based on their client’s need for security, ethical practices, and ease of use. This resulted in positive feedback and a glowing recommendation.

    "Owebest Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a sincere team. They stick to the job until they finish all the work. If they find any small issues, they solve them proactively. I appreciate that they follow my lead instead of me having to track them." –Project Manager, Cryptocurrency Client

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Brossard Design is a software development company in Montreal. The company was established in 2013. With a team of 18 employees, they provide mobile app development, AR/VR development, and AI to their clients.
     

    Clients
    Golds Gym: We are pleased with the projects that Brossard Design were able to complete for us
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brossard Design built a navigation app for a marketing agency that would help users find marketing companies in Montreal. They developed this app to include functionalities like city directory, weather forecast, find nearby places, reviews, and photos. Thanks to Brossard Design, the client has seen a surge in traffic since the app’s release.

    “Their workflow was quite efficient. We had an in-house meeting every two weeks. Marco (Managing Partner, Brossard Design) was a very patient project manager, and always willing to go the extra mile.” – COO, Marketing Agency
     

  • 27
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    MobileFolk is a software development company that was founded in 2008. The company is headquartered in Toronto and has a team of 9 employees who specialize in mobile app, web, and e-commerce development. 

    Notable Project

    MobileFolk partnered with a telecomm security firm where they helped develop an iOS app for their client. They did frontend and backend work which included the incorporation of new features and bug fixes.

    "It’s quite impressive. I work closely with Alex (CEO, MobileFolk), and they always over-deliver on milestones." – CEO, Telecomm Security Firm

  • 28
    $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
    City of Hamilton
    City of Surrey
    City of Pittsburgh
    Town of Arnprior
    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

  • 29
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Software company nventive is headquartered in Montreal and has offices in Toronto and New York. Since 2008, their team of over 100 employees has been specializing in mobile app development, UX/UI design, custom software development, and more for a variety of clients. 

    Clients
    National Geographic Learning
    Parkland Fuel Corp
    Air Canada
    Jean Coutu Pharmacy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A theatrical performance group hired nventive to create an online forum for its audience to learn more about the company. nventive not only developed the strategy and framework for the project but also built all the front-end design elements. The client particularly was impressed with the project manager.

    They're a small, attentive, flexible, and efficient team. I thought it would be impossible to complete this project on time, so their success was amazing to me. – Digital Strategist, Theatrical Performance Group

  • 30
    $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

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