The Best Software Developers in Calgary

List of the Best Calgary Software Developers

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As the use of mobile and web apps rise, your business’s digital presence becomes even more important. The biggest challenge facing organizations is how they can keep up in the digital world. The best way is to continuously develop up-to-date software that allows your organization to maintain an impactful digital presence.

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

  • 1

    Surge Software

    Surge Software is a software development agency headquartered in Bellevue, WA, with other offices in Sacramento, CA, Baltimore, MD, and Salt Lake City, UT. The agency of 160+ employees provides custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development services.

    Notable Project

    A consulting firm hired Surge Software for web development and UX work. The agency provided staff augmentation across different platforms. The consulting firm felt that Surge was responsive and that its work has been extremely valuable to the company. 

    "I’m comfortable in the knowledge that if issues arose with any team member, I could talk honestly with Surge and they would remedy the situation. Be open, articulate your goals, and they will work with you to provide solutions." – Director of Software, Management Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Ralph Lauren
    Verizon
    UnderArmor
    Purdue University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies (2012-2018) , Stevie Awards: Bronze - Company of the Year - Computer Software (2014)

  • 2

    Essential Designs

    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.   

    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

    Former clients
    Honeywell
    Vancouver CoastalHealth
    TEDx
    Vancouver School Board
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.9
    4.9
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Vog App Developers

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Johnston's Grain
    Snapbets
    eJourney Manager
    Awtale
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.7
    4.7
    28 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    BBB Accredited Business

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  • 4

    Versett

    Product design and engineering studio Versett was founded in 2012. With headquarters in Toronto, and offices in New York and Calgary, they have a team of 50. They offer a number of services including product design, custom software development, and business consulting.

    Notable Project

    Versett developed a software solution for an information technology company. Using React and Redux technologies, the team created a more seamless and intuitive design. The client appreciated their candor with addressing issues. 

    "The Versett team won’t just blindly follow orders; if something isn’t right, they’ll let us know." – CEO, Information Technology Company
     


     

    Former clients
    American Express
    Getty Images
    TD Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Oracast

    Oracast is a digital solutions firm in Calgary, Canada founded in 2003. Their company of 11 also has an office in Kelowna, Canada, and provides mobile app development, custom software development, and UX/UI design services.

    Notable Project

    Oracast built a subscription-based platform for a workplace safety training firm. They developed a system that digitized access and reporting functionalities for training certification. After completing the project, the client kept them on to continue to build on their product and develop additional modules. The client was impressed with their depth of knowledge. 

    "Oracast excels at understanding a client’s needs. They demonstrate a deep understanding of code and can translate technical language into layperson’s terms—and vice versa." – Owner, Workplace Safety Training Firm

    Former clients
    Shell
    Telus
    Canadian Tire
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    Agilecollab Inc.

    Founded in 2015, Agilecollab Inc. is a development firm. Their team of around 5 employees is based in Calgary, Canada. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Agilecollab Inc. developed a website for a sports technology company. The team built multiple pages, include key information, and created new functionality. The client saw an increase in web traffic and customers.

    "They embraced the challenge that came with learning about our technology and visualizing our needs." – CEO, Sports Technology Company

    Former clients
    Qwixskinz
    ZOON MEDIA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Vertical Motion

    Vertical Motion is a software and mobile development firm founded in 2006 and based in Calgary, Canada, with a satellite office in Vancouver, Canada. Vertical Motion has a team of about 10 and offers mobile app development, enterprise app modernization, custom software development, and UX/UI design services to a variety of clients.

    Notable Project

    Vertical Motion was hired to provide WordPress development and marketing work for a publishing company. The client looked to have a website that could host its newsletter, which Vertical Motion quickly provided to high praise, and the project soon grew to encompass marketing efforts and technical support because the partnership was working so smoothly.

    "It feels like we're co-creating, and it feels like we're more partners than clients." - Executive, Publishing Company

    Former clients
    Shell
    University of Calgary
    Calgary Humane Society
    Alberta Health Services
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Digital Alberta Awards Best in B2C Innovation (2014) , Digital Alberta Awards Mobile Applications (2014)

  • 8

    Razor Sharp Consulting

    Razor Sharp Consulting is a custom website design and software company based in Calgary, Canada that's run by a team of fewer than 10 people. SInce 2016, they have provided custom software development, web design, and SEO solutions to small businesses as well as mid-market and enterprise-level firms, with their SEO services geared towards content development, on-site optimization, and link earning.

    Notable Project

    Razor Sharp Consulting once worked with a social media company to build an app for their platform. Razor Sharp Consulting developed an app for the project that features a notification system and real-time communication for Android and iOS. The app works properly with no problems and any bugs are fixed by Razor Sharp Consulting.

    "I decided to work with Razor Sharp Consulting because of Mike’s message. Their communication was consistent throughout the development of our relationship." - Founder, Social Media Company

    Former clients
    HQCA – FOCUS
    Perkins+Will
    No Fear Counselling
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    App Guys Inc.

    App Guys Inc. is a development company in Calgary, Canada. App Guys was founded in 2014 and has fewer than 10 employees. The company provides its clients with mobile app development, web development, and custom software development services.

    Notable Project

    A consumer loyalty app hired App Guys when its founder struggled to develop code for the app. App Guys rebuilt the app from scratch for both iOS and Android and successfully implemented a barcode-scanning tool that allows customers to quickly and easily scan barcodes.

    “We've received nothing but positive feedback from partners and users alike.” - Founder, Consumer Loyalty App

    Former clients
    StaffingCall
    The;Selfling Teen Support Foundation
    eMoodie
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Calibre Consulting

    Calibre Consulting is a software development firm founded in 2014. Based in Calgary, Canada, they have a team of less than nine employees. Calibre Consulting specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. 

    Notable Project

    Calibre served an energy company by working on a software development project, including an Office 360 email migration. The client was impressed with the team's involvement and dedication to the project.

    "Working together made it much less of a struggle to accomplish what we have within the set timeframes." – President, Energy Company

    Former clients
    TomTom
    University of Oxford
    virgincare
    tech21
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    GROW Wireless Inc.

    GROW Wireless Inc. is a full-service development company in Calgary, Canada. Its small team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design. GROW Wireless was founded in 2008.

    Notable Project

    A consulting company hired GROW Wireless as an outsourced technology team. GROW Wireless handles various tasks for the company, such as mobile app development, web development, data integration, and e-commerce. GROW Wireless is reliable and keeps to deadlines, stays within budget limits, and generally launches products with few bugs and glitches.

    "GROW Wireless is strong in multiple areas, including development, design, and programming." - President, Consulting Company

    Former clients
    Rundle College
    Appreciado
    TAG Recruitment Group
    Shuswap Ski & Board
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
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