Top 20 Custom Software Development Companies in Austin | July 2018

Need to Hire a Software Developer in Austin?

Software is important to everything your business does. Whether it’s to improve your internal processes or to sell to your customers, your software needs to be developed correctly.

To find a developer that fulfills your needs, we’ve created a list of the best software developers in Austin. Use the list below as a guide to help you make a hiring decision. Read past client reviews, see what each company’s strengths are, and find the right software developer for your next project.
 

Software Developers Austin

List of the Top Software Developers in Austin

  • AVAI Mobile Solutions

    AVAI Mobile Solutions is an Austin, Texas-based mobility company that's known for their mobile app platform – a no-coding-required solution that allows businesses to create a product quickly. Founded in 2007, the 16-person team takes care of clients' mobile strategy, design, development, testing, and implementation needs.

    Notable Project

    A coffee roastery used AVAI Mobile Solutions' mobile platform to create an Android and iOS mobile app. Customers can use the app to find a cafe, view a menu, favorite items, order, and pre-pay.

    $ $ $ $ $
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    REVIEWS
  • Blacklight Solutions

    Blacklight Solutions is an Austin, Texas-based applied analytics solutions company that specializes in custom software development, cloud consulting and system integration, and Business Intelligence and Big Data consulting. Founded in 2009, Blacklight Solutions has a team of fewer than 10 employees. 

    Notable Project

    Blacklight Solutions worked with a business management company to increase online traffic and advance customer analytics. They developed and managed a cloud solution, which required creating data security and retention policies. As a result of the partnership with Blacklight Solutions, the business management company's sales grew by 30% in 2017. 

    "Blacklight brought the strategy, practice and resourcing capabilities that made our analytics a win for the company and our customers." – CEO, Business Management Consultant 

    Former Clients: Troux Technologies, ACL GRC, QuadROI, Impact Telecom, Trapeze

    $ $ $ $ $
    2 - 10 Employees
    Austin , TX
    REVIEWS
  • ChaiOne

    ChaiOne is a mobile app development studio that was founded in 2008. ChaiOne has a team of about 50 spread between its Houston and Austin, Texas locations. ChaiOne does app development, UI/UX design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and internet of things solutions. They serve large enterprise clients, particularly in the energy sector.

    Notable Project

    An oil and gas company needed a solution to facilitate communication between their traveling teams. ChaiOne built a platform that streamlined their internal communications. 

    "One thing I’ve enjoyed is their willingness to bring in different ideas. They offered suggestions based on their past experience to help make the project better. That’s a nice value add from a vendor. Instead of just executing the scope, it’s great that they could add value." – Communications Advisor, Oil & Gas Company

    Former Clients: General Electric, Houston Rockets, Saudi Aramco, ExxonMobil, Raptor Technologies

    $ $ $ $ $
    $50,000+
    11 - 50 Employees
    Houston , TX
    4.0
    4.0
    1 REVIEWS
  • Clarity Ventures

    Clarity Ventures is a website design and development firm based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2006, Clarity Ventures specializes in e-commerce development, custom software development, and web development. Clarity Ventures' team of around 30 primarily assists midmarket and enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Clarity Ventures worked with a medical device designer in need of a website redesign. Clarity Ventures aligned the client's seven regional and global websites, specifically focusing on custom development and configuring the CMS the client chose. The client was impressed by Clarity Ventures' technical expertise.

    "The site solved all of the problems that we were trying to solve at that point. Our unique traffic has definitely improved since launch, and we receive more inquiries and information requests than we ever did with our older site." – Former Director of Marketing, Medical Device Designer 

    Former Clients: Bulgari, Walt Disney, Dominos Pizza, University of Texas, San Diego Airport 

    $ $ $ $ $
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    5.0
    5.0
    3 REVIEWS
  • CollectivePoint

    CollectivePoint is a software company based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2011, CollectivePoint specializes in mobile app development, IT staff augmentation, and custom software development. With a team of less than 10, CollectivePoint designs custom software solutions that meet its clients' individual needs, resonate with consumers, and drive sales. 

    Notable Project

    CollectivePoint worked with a web services business to create a better user experience and strengthen customer satisfaction by developing a GPS mobile app for iOS and Android.

    "The CollectivePoint team was easy to deal with and was clear and concise in their questions and explanations." – Owner, Web Services Business  

    Former Clients: Club50, ParentPoint, Rodeo Mavrix, Wait Now, Studio Six 

    $ $ $ $ $
    $10,000+
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    5.0
    5.0
    1 REVIEWS
  • Dragon Eye Design

    Design, development, and marketing company Dragon Eye Design was founded in 1999. The small team of fewer than 10-employees is headquartered in Austin, Texas and offers web and UI/UX design, as well as web, e-commerce, and software development. They complement these services with marketing expertise in SEO, PPC, and social media.

    Notable Project

    An architecture company hired Dragon Eye Design to develop a portfolio website. They built the website on Wordpress, created a custom theme, and integrated the plugins the architecture firm needed.

    Former Clients: MicroVentures, TCG Group Holdings, Apple, Kentec Training Limited, Snabbo

    $ $ $ $ $
    2 - 10 Employees
    Austin , TX
    REVIEWS
  • Endeavour

    Endeavour is a development shop in Austin, Texas that not only specializes in mobile apps and custom software but also provides cloud solutions and analytics. Founded in 2002, Endeavour has a team of nearly 330 employees that is dispersed across offices in India, London, and Texas. They mostly work with businesses in the financial services, healthcare and medical, and retail industries.

    Notable Project

    Endeavour developed Android and iOS mobile apps for a bank in Texas. The app allowed customers to check their bank accounts, make deposits, and pay bills – essentially, the app included all features required for mobile banking.

    "We found Endeavour to be an exceptional partner, with knowledge and experience about mobility. Mobility continues to grow in importance for us, and we plan to continue to build and enhance iOS and Android applications. We are confident Endeavour will continue to be a great partner in our Mobility program initiatives." – Senior VP of E-Commerce, Bank 

    Former Clients: American General, Gasshead Inc, FDTek Ltd, Surgisoft, Syncpointe LLC, HP, Tesco, WELLDOC, Frost Bank, Digi Data, LIC UK

    $ $ $ $ $
    251 - 1,000 Employees
    Austin , TX
    REVIEWS
  • Enola Labs Software

    Enola Labs Software is a software company based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2012, Enola Labs Software specializes in web development, mobile app development, and custom software development. Enola Labs Software's team of nearly 15 employees works primarily with midmarket businesses in the healthcare and manufacturing industries. 

    Notable Project

    Enola Labs Software was hired by automobile startup in need of a mobile application. Over the course of a nine month timeframe, Enola Labs Software developed a custom software architecture and designed, developed, and launched a custom mobile app. The client appreciated that Enola Labs Software's services were reasonably priced.

    "Most impressive was the consultative aspect of the firm's approach vs. a "build-to-order" approach. The engineering team made an effort to understand the business requirements as well as the product and was therefore able to make informed recommendations for features and enhancements that made the product better." – Founder, Automobile Startup 

    Former Clients: Amazon, Applied Materials, Lithium, The Soufon Group, Food on the Fly 

    $ $ $ $ $
    $5,000+
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.8
    4.8
    3 REVIEWS
  • Eureka Software

    Eureka is a custom software and technology engineering firm based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1986, Eureka's has about 20 employees that primarily focus on midmarket businesses in the telecommunications sector. Services include custom software, mobile app development, and UX/UI design.

    Notable Project

    Eureka was hired by a computer software firm to supply database and backend development through Python, C++, and Lua, among other coding languages. The client received a large amount of positive feedback on the product's reliability, scalability, and ability to handle heavy load volumes.

    "They have some very talented developers on their staff."  –  Software Department Manager, Computer Software Firm

    Former Clients: 3M, Siemens, AT&T, Reuters, IBM, Chevron

    $ $ $ $ $
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.8
    4.8
    3 REVIEWS
  • frog

    Since its founding in 1969, San Francisco-based design and strategy company frog has provided UX/UI and product design, software development, and digital strategy services to clients across the consumer, financial, health, retail, and transportation industries. A 14-person leadership team guides the company of more than 1,000.

    Notable Project

    frog worked with a leading automobile manufacturer to design a series of next-generation, connected car apps. The project required developing a design language and code library.

    "[We] selected frog for its exceptional reputation in digital design. Its global reach simplified user testing in key markets, while allowing for a close collaboration with frog's diverse local design team based in Germany." – Lead UX Apps, Automobile Manufacturer

    Former Clients:  Revl, BT TV, Tempo, Heatworks, Plume Labs

    $ $ $ $ $
    $5,000+
    1,001 - 10,000 Employees
    San Francisco , CA
    REVIEWS
  • Gennovacap Technology

    Gennovacap Technology is a software company based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2009, Gennovacap Technology specializes in web development, custom software development, and web design. Gennovacap Technology's small team of fewer than 5 employees primarily works with small business clients in the retail and consumer products & services industries.

    Notable Project

    Gennovacap Technology worked with a skin care company that needed to migrate its website away from an outdated, unsustainable platform. Gennovacap Technology helped the client select Shopify as a new platform, built the new website, and redirected 18 years' worth of backlinks to the new website. The client appreciated that Gennovacap Technology ensured that the new website was mobile-friendly and optimized for better UX.

    "Since the new website launched, we’ve been looking at a 20% increase in sales." – CEO, Skin Care Company 

    Former Clients: Elmcroft, Kung Fu Saloon, Texas Monthly, Renee Rouleau, Texas Trophy Hunters 

    $ $ $ $ $
    $25,000+
    2 - 10 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.9
    4.9
    5 REVIEWS
  • Headspring

    Established in 2001, Headspring is a full-service software development and information technology firm. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Houston and Dallas, their 75-person team includes a diverse range of development skills to ensure the best deliverable product. Headspring's services include custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development.

    Notable Project

    A large consumer home goods firm hired Headspring to modernize their entire technological operation. Headspring migrated the development of the firm's mobile and desktop sites to ASP.NET, a much more robust platform than they had previously used. They also redesigned the e-commerce platform to be more consistent with the visual brand of their client and perform seamlessly compared to the previous web store.

    "Headspring was able to take on a large project and, in addition to what was asked, they filled gaps where we did not yet realize we had gaps." – CIO, Home Goods Firm

    Former Clients: Emerson, Crate and Barrel, Global Resale, Ortho Kinematics, Ed-Fi

    Awards: Best Places to Work in Texas, 2015

    $ $ $ $ $
    51 - 250 Employees
    Austin , TX
    REVIEWS
  • itexico

    iTexico is a software development company that was founded in 2010. iTexico has about 170 employees between two offices in Austin, Texas, and Guadalajara, Mexico. It does mobile app development, web development, custom software development, and web design for its midmarket clients.

    Notable Project

    A business consulting company was looking for a partner to supplement their software development needs. iTexico has provided outsourced software development, testing, support, and management of software to streamline business processes.

    "Everyone has shown us repeatedly how committed they are to helping us and our clients succeed. iTexico really cares about their customers, and they’ve proven it again and again. Sometimes, we need people on short notice to help us with an urgent fix or change. Without fail, iTexico has always been there to support us when we needed them." – CEO, Consulting Firm

    Former Clients: Mediashift Technologies, Envoy Mortgage, Carbon Black, Monin

    Awards: 2017 National Export Award - President Enrique Peña Nieto, 2016 State Export Award - State of Jalisco, 2012 Mobile Innovation Award - appcelerator, 2014 National Entrepreneurship Award - Federal Government of Mexico

    $ $ $ $ $
    $10,000+
    51 - 250 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.7
    4.7
    3 REVIEWS
  • Itransition

    Founded in 1998 outside Denver, CO, Itransition now has an office in Austin, TX, as well as the UK and Belarus. They bring their 20 years experience and 1500+ person team to the table for custom software development, web development, and e-commerce development.

    Notable Project

    Itransition was hired by another development firm to collaborate on a project for a tourism company. They migrated 44 websites into one e-commerce platform, Magento.

    “They have a good talent pool; they’ve been able to find the right individuals. Everyone they have found who has worked with us has approached the project as though they understand the bigger picture. They’re not just coding for a paycheck.” – Director, Development Company

    Former Clients: Adidas, Pepsico, Toyota, PayPal, Xerox

    Awards: Inc. 5000, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, IAOP Global Outsourcing 100, Softwaremag.com 500

    $ $ $ $ $
    $10,000+
    251 - 1,000 Employees
    Lakewood , CO
    4.8
    4.8
    14 REVIEWS
  • Moove-it

    Moove-it is a consulting and engineering firm headquartered in Austin, Texas, with a second office in Montevideo, Uruguay. Founded in 2006, Moove-it specializes in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development. Moove-it's team of 70 employees primarily work with small and midmarket businesses.

    Notable Project 

    Moove-it worked with a 3D visualization studio in need of a partner to complete custom programming. The 3D visualization creates artwork and digital assets, while Moove-it provides programming in JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, C++, and other languages to ensure that the end product is fully functional for users. As a result of its partnership with Moove-it, the 3D visualization studio has met more deadlines and provided better service to clients. 

    "When we brought in Moove-it, they were introduced to our client as a strategic partner, and we involved them in [meetings]. The process was seamless." – CEO, Visualization Studio  

    Former Clients: YouScience, Major League Baseball, Geoforce, Unilever 

    $ $ $ $ $
    $10,000+
    51 - 250 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.9
    4.9
    4 REVIEWS
  • Phunware, Inc.

     

    Phunware is an IT company that was founded in 2009. They have over 200 employees at headquarters based Austin, Texas . The main services they offer include app testing, custom software development, and mobile application development. 

    Notable Project

    Phunware developed an Android app for a video on-demand service. The app includes new features and offerings to boost audience engagement. The product launch generated significant buzz and positive reviews from stakeholders. 

    Awards: Recognition in Austin Inno's 50, Fire List, and Austin Business Journal's Fast 50

    $ $ $ $ $
    $10,000+
    51 - 250 Employees
    Austin , TX
    REVIEWS
  • Praxent

    Since 2000, Praxent has launched over 300 unique software products. The team of 30+ is based in Austin, TX, and has experience working with small, mid-market, and large clients on their software development, web development, and mobile app development needs.

    Notable Project

    Using WordPress, Praxent designed an informational website for a public university's academic department. Praxent created a fresh-looking website that was easier to navigate. Praxent met every deadline and stayed on budget.

    "I was very impressed by the level of attention they [Praxent] devoted to us. I know they have bigger clients with bigger budgets, but they worked hard to deliver our project on time." – Faculty Director, Public University

    Former Clients: Keller Williams, Cisco, World Market

    $ $ $ $ $
    $25,000+
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.9
    4.9
    16 REVIEWS
  • Renovatio Cloud Solutions

    Renovatio Cloud Solutions is an app development company with locations in Austin, Texas, and San Jose, Costa Rica. Renovatio Cloud Solutions was founded in 2014 and employs about nine people. They serve the energy, technology, financial services, and retail sectors. Renovatio Cloud Solutions does mobile app development, cloud app development, custom software, UI/UX design, and cloud consulting.

    Notable Project

    A business data company needed a third-party vendor to build a landing page and generate leads. Renovatio Cloud Solutions developed the landing page for the project and also provided Salesforce email automation.

    "We felt that we had a collaboration with Renovatio Cloud Solutions, instead of simply contracting them. We were kept updated and got to know the team. We're a smaller company, and we appreciate open collaboration and communication." – Content Marketing Manager, Business Data Company

    Former Clients: Gifalot, Datafiniti, Titan Software

    $ $ $ $ $
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.9
    4.9
    6 REVIEWS
  • SubVRsive

    Digital agency SubVRsive was founded in 2015. Based in Austin, Texas, SubVRsive and their team of 17 specializes in AR/VR development, video production, and custom software development. 

    Notable Project

    SubVRsive designed a 360 AR/VR application for an advertising agency. The app allows users to interact with the business owners. The client was extremely impressed with SubVRsive's dedication.

    "One of the most exciting parts of working with them is that they took our pre-existing concepts and ideas, and pushed them out of the box." — Senior Strategist, Global Advertising Agency 

    Former Clients: Lionsgate Entertainment, Showtime, Google, Ford

    Awards: ADDY Awards: Gold & Silver; Emmy Nomination: Outstanding Digital Innovation

    $ $ $ $ $
    $5,000+
    11 - 50 Employees
    Austin , TX
    4.9
    4.9
    4 REVIEWS
  • The Frontside

    The Frontside is a software development company from Austin, Texas. It was founded in 2005, and its team of 11 provides web development, mobile development, and custom software development. The Frontside offers Ruby on Rails services. 

    Notable Project

    A communications company needed a platform to streamline internal communications. The Frontside built the company a web portal with an API that allowed management to assign and track tasks of their staff.

    "The depth of knowledge they have on UI/UX and their development expertise was paramount to getting the first iteration of our portals out the door. That experience and that foundation set the stage for our frontend code bases for many years to come." - VP of Engineering, Communications Company

    Former Clients: Dell Computer, Condé Nast, Honeywell, Kasita, AltSchool

    $ $ $ $ $
    $100,000+
    2 - 10 Employees
    Austin , TX
    5.0
    5.0
    2 REVIEWS
  • thoughtbot

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

    Former Clients: Constant Contact, Merck, Tile, RedBull TV

    $ $ $ $ $
    $25,000+
    51 - 250 Employees
    Boston , MA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 REVIEWS