Looking for a top productivity mobile app developer in Canada?

App development companies with experience developing productivity apps know the ins-and-outs of productivity software and can match the best features for your business and audience's needs. Productivity software aims to make tasks easier directly and indirectly. For example, a to-do list or note taking app indirectly makes it easier to record and prioritize tasks. Meanwhile, word processing tools or presentation tools directly make it easier to create a formal document or presentation – instead of creating one by hand.

If you're considering investing in a productivity app development company to help you build or improve a productivity mobile app, consider the main activities your users should be able to accomplish with your app. How are you addressing pain points? Then, communicate this intent to your shortlist of development companies to see how they'd tackle the challenge.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top productivity app developers 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 Productivity Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $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

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  • 2
    $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."

  • 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
    $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

  • 5
    $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

  • 6
    $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
    University of British Columbia (UBC)
    London School of Economics (LSE)
    Smith College
    University of Notre Dame (ND)
    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

  • 7
    $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

  • 8
    $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

  • 9
    $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 

  • 10
    $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

  • 11
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Spiria is a development company headquartered in Montreal, Québec, with additional offices in Gatineau, Québec; Oakville, Ontario; and Boston, Mass. Founded in 2003, Spiria's team of around 150 focuses on custom software development, web development, and mobile app development, primarily for midmarket and enterprise clients from the business services, entertainment, and manufacturing industries. 

    Clients
    Autodesk
    Shutterstock
    Acosta
    Shaw
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An advertising software company hired Spiria for an ongoing partnership. As the advertising software company takes on new clients, Spiria provides assistance on a variety of projects by assigning individual contributors to augment the advertising software company's team. Additionally, Spiria has trained the advertising software company's team on a new project methodology. The advertising software company appreciates Spiria's ability to reliably provide development support and quality assurance.

    "When we receive a new contract, we are able to quickly augment our team and plan ahead. I have been using Spiria for this purpose ever since their company was created 10 years ago." - COO, Advertising Software Company

  • 12
    $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

  • 13
    $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

  • 14
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    AIVIA Inc. is an app development studio based in Edmonton, Canada. Founded in 2002, this company has eight employees. Services provided by AIVIA Inc. include mobile app development and custom software development for small and midmarket companies across various industries.

    Clients
    Jayman BUILT Homes - Interactive Display Software
    Levven Electronics
    Government of Alberta - Service Awards Program
    Old Strathcona Farmers Market
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AIVIA Inc. provided app development services for a home electronics company. They developed several apps for both Android and iOS platforms based on the client's initial ideas. The client reported satisfaction with the work of AIVIA Inc. and continues to work with them for app maintenance and updates.

    "They take requirements given to them and return with intelligent questions, troubleshooting how to proceed considering the effects those requirements will have on the overall app." - Director of R&D, Home Electronics Company

  • 15
    $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
     

  • 16
    $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
     

  • 17
    $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

  • 18
    $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

  • 19
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Sidekick Interactive is a digital agency located in Montreal, Canada. Since 2011, their team of 12 has been specializing in UX/UI design, mobile app development, and cloud consulting & SI. Sidekick Interactive works with clients in the world of business and non-profit. 

    Clients
    ABB
    City of Montreal
    Car2Go
    Transdev Canada
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sidekick Interactive is developing an iOS mobile app to help a healthcare clinic with appointment management and client interaction. They just completed phase one, which consisted of five sprints.

    “They delivered what they said they would on time.”

  • 20
    $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
    Netcoins
    Phyxter
    Ava Home Garden
    Health Nunavut
    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

  • 21
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Digital agency Arctic Empire is based in Ottawa, Canada. Since 2010, their team of 13 has been specializing in web design and development, mobile app development, social media marketing, and more.  

    Clients
    SmashFund
    Myx Fusions Moscato
    Nunavut Wildlife Management Board
    Jump Natural
    Notable Project

    Arctic Empire designed a website for a real estate broker. Their work also included UX/UI design and SEO work. Due to the work that Arctic Empire completed, inquiries have increased for the client. 

    "We do a lot of the work ourselves and only go to Arctic Empire for more complex tasks."–Office Manager & Marketing Director, Real Estate Broker

  • 22
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Quantum Mob is a software development company based in Toronto, Ontario, that was founded in 2016. With a team of around 15 employees, Quantum Mob provides web development, custom software development, and mobile app development services.

    Clients
    Air Miles
    University of Toronto
    AMD
    Temagami Systems
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Quantum Mob was hired by a cabinetry supplier in need of web development and cross-platform integration services. Quantum Mob developed a new website using HTML, CSS, and PHP. The new website also featured an e-commerce functionality using Shopify APIs. The client appreciated that the new website loaded faster, was more user friendly, and drover higher conversion rates.

    "The efficient page loads, new designs, and improved user flow increased conversions from 3% to 4%. This increase was sustained on a weekly basis and is continuing to grow." - Digital Project Manager, Cabinetry Supplier

  • 23
    $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

  • 24
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montreal Canada

    Osedea is a computer software company boasting a team of just over 40 employees that provide custom software and mobile app development, as well as AI services. From their headquarters in Montreal, Canada, they partner with enterprise and mid-market companies in the manufacturing, energy, and telecom sectors. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a construction company on a web development initiative, Osedea delivered a web platform and all the associated architecture. The client praised them for their ability to keep up with an in-house sprint cycle. 

    "The most impressive thing is that they really encourage everyone in the team to constantly better and improve themselves." – Founder, Construction Company

  • 25
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Halifax Canada

    RapidOps is a web and mobile app developer that also provides business intelligence (BI), system integration (SI), and big data consulting. Founded in 2008, this 50+ firm operates from Charlotte, NC, and a satellite office in Ahmedabad, India.

    Clients
    Salesmate CRM
    Dassault Systèmes
    Zurn Industries
    YoDish
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After updating the client’s WordPress to manage big data, RapidOps collaborated with the in-house development team to design a mobile app. The partnership was a success, producing a robust product as a result of the team’s project management skills, communication, and creativity.

    “RapidOps never tried to rush the work, and they've come up with creative ways for solving problems. Creativity is the main strength of RapidOps.” – IT Manager, Tourism Company

  • 26
    $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
    Craver - Mobile App Platform for Restaurants
    OnTimeOR - Emergency Surgery Booking System
    PLO Matrix - Training platform for Poker players
    Featurette - Marketing Featuresheets for Real Estate
    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

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

    Paper Leaf is a freelance product developer based in Edmonton, Canada. The freelancer specializes in web design and development, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and more for small businesses. 

    Clients
    Canadian Automobile Association
    Elections Alberta
    SurveyMonkey
    Alberta Motor Association
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Paper Leaf moved content from four websites onto one WordPress platform for a government agency. The migration took around 6 months to complete. They continue to work on improvements and security. 

    "We look at our site's functionalities and the pages users visit to measure the site’s success, and both metrics have improved since we launched the new site." – Marketing Consultant, Government Agency

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

    Winterwind Inc. is a software development agency founded in 2018 in Vancouver, Canada with more than 10 experts. They specialize in web, e-commerce, and mobile app development solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of nonprofit and government services.

    Clients
    Prosperty (Greece)
    The PushUpChallenge (Australia)
    Sapphire Apps (USA)
    Amon (Italy)
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Winterwind Inc. developed a trading stats software for a trading and betting service firm. The software was to make use of a stats API combined with the firm’s own calculations. The app is currently under development, but progress so far has been smooth.

    “Feedback so far has been very good and aim to launch very soon.” - Owner, Trading and Betting Service Firm

  • 29
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    MARSWorks is a digital production studio based in Ottawa, Canada that was founded in 1997. Their team of nearly 10 specializes in a variety of services including web and mobile app development and design. 

    Clients
    Ottawa International Airport Authority - https://yow.ca/
    Telesat - https://marsworks.com/work/telesat-canada-website-design/
    RF IDeas Inc. - https://marsworks.com/work/rfideas/
    Canadian Museum of Nature - http://nature.ca/
    Notable Project

    A large nonprofit hired MARSWorks to build an app and WordPress website to facilitate online donations. They continue to provide support and management services. Now, users can seamlessly make donations without any hassle. 

    "They do top-notch work. They’re willing to jump in and fix things or work on new functionality without the need to come up with a proposal first. They take our ideas and act on them quickly." — Manager Online Strategy, Nonprofit

  • 30
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    TERRAFORM is a premium custom software and mobile app developer in Calgary, Canada. It was founded in 2009 and currently has a team of fewer than 20 people. TERRAFORM works primarily with small to mid-market businesses from the oil, gas, and energy industries. The team not only specializes in mobile app development services but also offers custom software development and web applications, UI/UX design, and website development and consultation.

    Clients
    Mid-sized Oil and Gas
    Small and Medium Business
    Enterprise
    Startups
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A construction company hired TERRAFORM to create an iOS tablet app. Per the client's requirements, they created an app that could work offline and automatically sync with the servers once in coverage range. 

    "Overall, they've addressed any questions that have come up. Change orders were done in a timely manner. ... Their personality stands out. They're outgoing, easy to talk to, and easy to follow up with." – Business Operations Manager, Construction Company

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