The Best Digital Publishing App Developers in Canada

Looking for a top digital publishing app developer in Canada?

Publishing apps are best for content marketing, branding, advertising, and other online content-related activities. Whether you're a newspaper or magazine attempting to make publishing easier for your staff or a small business hoping to scale content marketing, a publishing app may be a good fit to help you meet your goals.

Take a look at our app development companies that have experience creating publishing apps. They can show you examples of their work and advise you on the best features and capabilities for your publishing app.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top publishing app development companies in Canada. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Canada Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1

    MindSea

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Postmedia
    Pocketbooth
    The Chronicle Herald
    Tinrocket
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Halifax, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    20 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    ICE Awards: Gold (2013)

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  • 2

    Clearbridge Mobile

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Dow Jones
    Microsoft
    PayPal
    The Wall Street Journal
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.7
    4.7
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Net Solutions

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    PayPal
    Xerox
    The English Premier League
    Yahoo!
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    38 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2012 Kentico Site of the Year , 2007 Best in Class Interactive Media Award , Web Marketing Association Award , Brandon Hall Best Innovation in Learning Technology

  • 4

    14 Oranges Software

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Western Pacific
    City of Richmond
    Global Fund Forum
    BC Safety Authority
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Richmond, Canada
    4.9
    4.9
    28 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Richmond Chamber of Commerce: 2014 Business of the Year

  • 5

    Lush Concepts

    Lush Concepts is a Toronto-based digital solutions company, focusing primarily in web and UX/UI design, and enterprise app modernization. Their team of under 10 employees was founded in 2007. They primarily work with small businesses in the hospitality & leisure and nonprofit sectors. 

    Notable Project

    Lush Concepts initially worked on a website redesign, and they've also worked on setting up APIs and improving the UX/UI. They've also done maintenance on the WordPress site and provide graphic design for web materials. All of their work has helped the business stay ahead of competitors and streamline their process with prospects. 

    "Lush is always easy to work with, which is a key reason the company's continued to engage with them for more than 4-5 years." – Marketing Manager, Software Development Company

    Former clients
    Deerhurst Resort
    Horseshoe Resort
    Disney
    Microsoft
    FUEL+
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    ZeMind Studios

    ZeMind Studios was founded in 2012 and is located in Toronto, Canada. With about ten employees, they provide mobile app development, AR/VR development, and UX/UI design services to midmarket and small businesses.

    Notable Project

    ZeMind Studios provided app design and development services for a mobile app technology company. They helped to turn feature ideas into a fully functional iOS and Android application. They provided satisfactory work.

    "We have been incredibly satisfied with the work that they have done and continue to do." –Director of Operations, Mobile App Technology Company

    Former clients
    Fairfax Media
    Jam3
    Secret Location
    Adidas
    Delta
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Guaraná Technologies

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    CorporateStays.com
    AirLiquide
    Innovation Diagnostics
    HappyFlat
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Many Hats

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Mastercard
    Infiniti
    CCM
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Vancouver, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    TheAppLabb

    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.

    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
     

    Former clients
    Team'd
    42 Sports App
    The Canada Beef Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    4.7
    4.7
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    StudioKrew

    Studio Krew is a digital creative agency founded in 2013. Based in New Dehli, India, the team of six specializes in mobile app development UX/UI design and IoT development. They primarily serve small business and enterprise level clients in the health care & medical, advertising & marketing, and education industries.

    Notable Project

    Studio Krew worked on web development and SEO for a standup comedian. The team built a customized website using a varied tech stack, including HTML5, PHP, and MySQL, to develop the frontend and backend of the site. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "They were professional and patient. Even though there were a set number of changes included in our agreement, Studio Krew listened to my feedback and requests. It took additional time, but the final product was what I wanted from them. They make sure that their client service is good and that the client is happy at the end of the project." — Standup Comedian

    Former clients
    Relp
    The Asian Heritage Foundation
    SIO
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Oakville, Canada
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Rebel Trail Web Solutions

    Founded in 1996, Rebel Trail Web Solutions is a web development firm headquartered in Toronto. The team of over 10 employees provide web design, web development, SEO, and mobile app development, and e-commerce development. They work with small, mid market, and enterprise companies in the business services and e-commerce industries. 

    Notable Project

    A financial institution enlisted Rebel Trail Web Solutions for development of an e-learning testing and certification systems for Canadian financial professionals. They provided the client ways to automate distributing testing materials and streamline the certifications. They were impressed with the suits of the online system.

    “They had excellent project management and great communication skills. We had weekly conference calls that would update us on the project status.They had a highly talented team of experts working on the project. The pricing was attractive as well.” – Project Manager, Financial Institution

    Former clients
    Suzuki Canada
    Air France
    Toronto Raptors
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Bedouin

    Based in Waterloo, Canada, Bedouin is a concierge product company that was founded in 2011. Their team of about 20 specializes in UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development for enterprise, mid-market, and small businesses.  

    Notable Project

    Bedouin completed branding and PR work for a major publishing house. They provided interview tips and story development services and helped the firm manage clients who were artists, managers, and publicists.  

    "Bedouin is so in tune with the social media aspect of PR and the "trends" that come and go." —Freelance Writer

    Former clients
    Bandy
    IBM
    Foodplus
    Ikea
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Waterloo, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Balaji Websoft Technology Pvt. Ltd.

    Balaji Websoft Technology Pvt. Ltd. is a development company based in Jaipur, India, with another location in Toronto. Founded in 2007, their team is made up of around 45 employees. They provide mobile app, custom software, e-commerce and web development services to mainly small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Balaji Websoft Technology Pvt. Ltd. developed an e-commerce website for an equipment provider. Their team also works on marketing and Google Analytics efforts for the client. Their work continues to impress the team and all deadlines are met early. 

    "This is our third project with them and they’re always very precise with their work." – Export Manager, Equipment Provider

    Former clients
    Go2motorsports
    GROCR
    Formal Friday
    UPOSI
    Somashop
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 14

    UUUDesign.com

    UUUDesign.com is a design agency founded in Toronto in 2007. With no more than 50 professionals, they provide custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to clients that range from small companies to large businesses.

    Notable Project

    UUUDesign.com developed a mobile app solution for an entertainment and media startup. The startup needed one of their platforms updated for mobile device support. UUUDesign.com was able to stick to the timeframes and budget given.

    “Project was well managed, on time, and on budget.” - Founder & CEO, Entertainment and Media Startup

    Former clients
    IBM
    CIBC
    RBC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Toronto, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    Arter Kirkwood & Associates

    Arter Kirkwood & Associates is a mobile app development company founded in 2010 and based in Calgary, Canada. Arter Kirkwood's team of fewer than 10 employees provides governments, corporations, and nonprofits with mobile app development, UX/UI design, and mobile and app marketing services.

    Notable Project

    Working with a government relations agency, Arter Kirkwood developed a mobile app and website to expand a pre-existing public alerting system. Working alongside another firm, Arter Kirkwood rebuilt and modernized the mobile app and website for iOS and Android, working quickly and with great flexibility under the timeline given.

    “I can't stress enough how accommodating their team is—we've had no issues whatsoever.” - Public Alert Manager, Government Relations Agency

    Former clients
    Government of Alberta
    City of Calgary
    Investopedia
    NEWSCO
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Baya.digital

    Baya.digital is a software company that’s headquartered in Hampton, Ga. and founded in 2005. Their team of over 10 experts offers custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in various industries.

    Notable Project

    Baya.digital developed a records management system for an event logistics firm. The firm needed a new way to manage their inventory, invoices, and other important data. Baya.digital was able to finish the project in just three months.

    “The project Manager that we were assigned was very easy to communicate with and provide us updates and extra ideas.” - Founder, Event Logistics Firm

    Former clients
    MasterCard
    Axis Bank
    smartwisdom
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Brampton, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Taaglio Consulting

    Taaglio Consulting is a platform development company based in New York with offices in Ontario, Canada; Karachi, Pakistan; and Ankara, Turkey. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of more than 15 that provides mobile app development, web development, content marketing, and email marketing services. Taaglio Consulting serves small and mid-market companies and organizations in the IT, business services, e-commerce, and nonprofit industries.

    Notable Project

    An insurance company hired Taaglio Consulting to develop and maintain their Android and iOS e-commerce app. Taaglio Consulting kept the app updated with security patches and platform upgrades and modified the app's functionalities as needed. They met the company's expectations with their work.

    "Their development team is very efficient and development tasks are handled very professionally." - BI, Web, & Mobile Devt. Manager, Insurance Company

    Former clients
    GIVMANN
    StartKar
    Booking.com
    HCA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Milton, Canada
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    Ten/17 Digital Cannabis Co.

    Ten/17 Digital Cannabis Co.is a web development firm based in Kelowna, Canada. Founded in 2019, their team of 8 serves clients in the consumer products sector. Services include web design and branding.

    Notable Project

    Ten/17 Digital Cannabis Co. provides podcast production, copywriting, and design services for a cannabis supply chain partner. The team is always in touch and are committed to understanding client needs.

    “Our podcast was listed on top 100 health-related on iTunes” – Business Development & Marketing Manager, Cannabis Supply Chain Partner.  

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Kelowna, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    Fresh Lime Soft

    Founded in 2015, Fresh Lime Soft is a software development firm. Their team of around 25 employees is based in Minsk, Belarus, with an additional office in Mississauga, Canada. They focus on software development, web development, and AI.

    Notable Project

    Fresh Lime Soft provided staff augmentation services for a development center. Working in Angular, the team developed software for the client. They worked on two 3 to 4-week contracts.

    "They offered several options for cooperation, which was convenient. You can choose the best payment option for your company. Fresh Lime Soft's flexibility is convenient and important.." – Director, Development Center

    Former clients
    Sweet Love Cake
    Art Nouveau Hotel
    Your Denim
    New Tour
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Mississauga, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Mantreza Technologies Private Limited

    Mantreza Technologies is a mobile app, web, and mobile games development company based in Noida, India, with offices in Brampton, Canada; Palo Alto, Calif.; and Birmingham, U.K. The company has more than 50 employees and provides, among others, digital strategy, product design, and e-commerce development services to small and larger-sized companies in a wide range of industries that include advertising & marketing, business services, and consumer products & services.  

    Notable Project

    A construction company hired Mantreza Technologies to develop an app for iOS and Android that features voice messaging, document sharing, and location sharing. Mantreza also integrated a payment system and a rating system. Mantreza Technologies delivered the app which helped the company automate certain parts of its business.

    "Their technical team is hardworking, and they suggested ways to improve our project model to make it more efficient." - Senior Business Analyst, Construction Company 

    Former clients
    DineBox
    MAC: Meet & Chill
    Avant Garde
    Fastlane Sportswear
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Brampton, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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