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Top Custom Software Development Companies

Top Custom Software Development Companies

Looking for the best custom software development company? Here is the list of world's trusted top software developers that deliver full-cycle of software development services. Today if there is one thing that your business needs to run smoothly and efficiently, it is customized software solutions. However, not all software development firms are capable of delivering highly efficient software products. To deliver outstanding software solutions, a software development company needs to have a team of software developers that keeps track of emerging technologies, languages and platforms in the software industry. Based on this and several other crucial parameters, GoodFirms research team has prepared the list of best custom software development companies. Pick a company as per your business software requirements and budget from the below list:

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IndiaNIC
1

IndiaNIC

Digital Product Agency with Enterprise Experience

Our primary forte is working with Custom Web Development, Ecommerce, Mobile Apps Development, Enterprise Solutions with design led engineering practices. Craving to find out more? Reach out to us and you'll know.

Burak Bingl
“Our experience with IndiaNIC was awesome”
Burak Bingl, IT Support Specialist at ASMED Surgical Medical Center - Dr Koray Erdogan
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< $25/hr
250 - 999
United States,
India
Unified Infotech
2

Unified Infotech

Your End-To-End Web & Mobile Solution Partners

Unified Infotech is an Award Winning technology company working with global Enterprises, SME’s and forward-thinking Start-Ups as their end-to-end solution partners for custom-tailored software, web and mobile apps. Through a combination of smart planning, design thinking approach, and the latest technologies, we help our clients to accelerate their business efficiency.

Gustavo Lima
“Unified Infotech is an Outstanding long term Web/Mobile partner”
Gustavo Lima, Head Of Commercial Finance at British American Tobacco
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
India
ELEKS
3

ELEKS

Your Technology Partner for Software Innovation

ELEKS is a Top 100 Global Outsourcing company. We partner with enterprise clients and SMEs to elevate their value through innovative technologies. Our 1,500+ experts, located across Europe and the US, provide our clients with a full range of software services. These include custom software development, product design, quality assurance, R&D, smart teams and support and maintenance services. We’ve been helping industries including logistics, retail, finance, agriculture, healthcare and government, digitally transform the... read more

Kacey Brosnan
“Business Development”
Kacey Brosnan, Director of Business Development at Brosnan Risk Consultants
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$25 - $49/hr
1,000 - 9,999
Ukraine,
United States
Simform
4

Simform

Your Extended Team of Tech Experts

Simform is a top custom software development company with a mission to help successful companies extend their tech capacity. Since 2010, Our team of 300+ experts has helped businesses elevate their value through our development services.  Our teams help you decide the right architecture and processes to follow and oversee the successful delivery of your software projects. You run your business. We take care of your development needs. To get a free consultation, visit our website and fill up the contact form. You can also send a messa... read more

Dan Joldzic CFA FRM
“Excellent Developers and even better Service”
Dan Joldzic CFA FRM, CEO at Alexandria Technology, Inc.
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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
United States,
Canada
Iflexion
5

Iflexion

Custom Software. Advanced Web & Mobility Solutions

Since 1999, Iflexion has been helping companies across various industries optimize their business processes through custom software solutions. With a well-coordinated team of 850+ IT professionals, Iflexion serves their customers worldwide regardless of their operation domain, geographical location and organizational specifics. Iflexion addresses the IT needs of companies of all sizes, ranging from startups to large enterprises. Our successful projects are the result of the profound expertise in full-cycle custom software development, business ... read more

Jimmy Carlisle
“Development team with exceptional expertise and responsiveness”
Jimmy Carlisle, Director of Audit at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
United States,
United Kingdom
Classic Informatics
6

Classic Informatics

The Digital Innovation Company

Classic Informatics is a global web development company delivering digital, web and mobile solutions at scale. We team up with Start-ups, SMEs & Enterprises to build and deliver user-centric products and solutions. We do it by infusing our technical expertise with design-thinking, enabling businesses to transform the way they work. Our approach is backed by agile-centric processes and exceptional engineering minds who excel at what they do.  Since our founding in 2002, we’ve expanded to four offices - Delhi, Sydney, London &am... read more

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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
India,
United Kingdom
Cubix
7

Cubix

Award Winning App Development Company

Welcome to Cubix! We are excited to see you on our profile. Cubix is a leading mobile app, games and enterprise software development company! – expert in development, customization, and integration of complex enterprise-level solutions, business intelligence analytics, advanced web and mobile solutions. With over 8 years of experience, we have worked for clients that include individuals, startups, and organizations Our team is constantly improving and mastering industry progression. E-Learning, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Machin... read more

William Hess
“Seamless App Development and Launch”
William Hess, Co-CEO at PRC Macro Ltd
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
United Arab Emirates
7EDGE
8

7EDGE

Software and Product Development | Dedicated Teams

7EDGE is a custom app development company. Our core strength lies in the development of Web & Mobile applications using emerging technologies, which include Angular, Node, Java, Ruby on Rails, Native Android, iOS and AWS. By strategically leveraging this technology stack, our application modernisation services have helped organizations upgrade entire legacy application portfolios to modern platforms that deliver rich functionality and flexibility while mitigating project and operational risks. Over the last 10 years, we have been an inte... read more

Mayank Goyal,CFA
“Onboarding Solution Development for FinTech Company”
Mayank Goyal,CFA, Founder at Hop Financial Solutions
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
India,
United States
S-PRO
9

S-PRO

Strategic partner.

S-PRO is an innovation technology partner. We help startups to create innovative products and empower existing businesses with the digitalization of their core processes to much customer-centric economy needs. By partnering with accelerators Founder Institute, Sente.Link, BCCS Cluster and others we help our clients to achieve more business connections and competent advisory. S-PRO team of 150+ talents has expertise and capabilities to provide a sophisticated personal approach and deliver complex market recognized solutions.  Our R&D... read more

Alex Nikolaev
“Extremely reliable team to work with”
Alex Nikolaev, Director of Digital Production at Arrivals + Departures
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
Ukraine,
United States
SPEC INDIA
10

SPEC INDIA

Enterprise Software, Mobility & BI Solutions

SPEC INDIA is an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 company with 30+ years of established experience. We specialize in Custom Software Development, Web & Mobile Apps Development, BI & Analytics Solutions, Automation & Security Testing, Legacy Software Migration, Product Engineering, and IoT Solutions. SPEC INDIA has a team of 300+ Consultants, who are committed to delivering Quality Solutions to Global Customers. Our Extended Development Centers and Innovative Onshore/Offshore Models help us service Fortune 500 companies, SME’s and Startup... read more

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“SPEC INDIA has been remarkable organization to work with ”
Ayan Sengupta, Senior Manager - IT II CORPORATE at Exide Industries Ltd
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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
India,
United States
OpenXcell
11

OpenXcell

Leading Mobile App Development Company

Incorporated in 2009 and headquartered in the USA, OpenXcell is an industry-leading software and mobile app development company known for delivering innovative software solutions and engaging mobile apps. Due to our unstoppable quest for making perfect mobile and web apps, we have slowly evolved into a one stop destination for all mobile and web app development needs. We provide services in software conceptualization & design, software product development, software product re-engineering, software maintenance & support and software test... read more

Dave Brown
“They are honest, dependable and professional.”
Dave Brown, President at Interactive Elementary
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< $25/hr
250 - 999
United States,
India
DCSL Software Ltd
12

DCSL Software Ltd

UK Bespoke Software & App Development

DCSL Software is one of the UK’s leading bespoke software development companies. We design intelligent, cost-effective and intuitive web applications, desktop applications and mobile apps that help streamline processes for businesses as well as create new revenue streams for start-ups and established businesses alike. 

Keiron Butcher
“Great Software Development Company.”
Keiron Butcher, Commercial Director at activeNewham
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$50 - $99/hr
50 - 249
United Kingdom,
Romania
Powercode
13

Powercode

We build leading-edge software

Proudly based in Ukraine, our passionate, user-oriented designers have an iron grip of the tools we use to build exceptional digital experiences. We believe web development should never be boring. It should never be weak. We never forget that your business goals drive everything. That’s why our beautiful web and mobile designs blend your brand objectives into intuitive and impactful products every step of the way. Every project we take on is highly customized. We don’t do out-of-the-box solutions because we know that every pro... read more

Александр Киценко
“Great work!”
Александр Киценко, Управляющий партнер at 4E CONSULTING
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
Ukraine,
United States
AllianceTek
14

AllianceTek

Empowering IT Solutions

AllianceTek is a project-based, end-to-end software development company, with extensive experience in building mobile, cloud, and web solutions. Our core expertise lies in building solutions based on leading technologies and platforms, such as Salesforce, Microsoft .NET, Microsoft SharePoint, iOS, Android, and many others.

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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
Canada
Relevant Software
15

Relevant Software

✅ Web&Mobile Apps | IoT | Cybersecurity | Staffing

ℹ️  Relevant is an offshore software development services vendor, known for trustworthiness, speed, flexibility, smooth communication, great project management skills, and caring about the product they’re building. Since 2013, we provide companies with senior tech talent and product development expertise to build world-class software. We become your tech partner, taking care of product-market fit, deadlines, staffing, and quality of a final product. ➡️  Video testimonial from our clients: https://youtu... read more

Vahid Walker
“Skilled staff and no downtime”
Vahid Walker, Project Manager at at EBS Builders
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
Ukraine,
United States
NMG
16

NMG

Software, Web, App Developers 13Yrs 350 US Clients

About NMG NMG is a global full-cycle software development company building advance websites, software and mobile apps using latest technologies since 2008.  We are working with more than 300 smart business owners and entrepreneurs who are looking to take their businesses to the next level. Team NMG We are a passionate (and very friendly!) group of over 100 consultants, nerds, engineers and creative types from many different backgrounds. We love working, learning and playing – but our greatest satisfaction comes from watc... read more

Keith Barrett
“Wordpress and PHp upgrade”
Keith Barrett, Managing Director at Search South
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
India
Avenga
17

Avenga

Transforming Industries

Avenga is a global IT and digital transformation consultancy serving verticals such as pharma & life science, insurance and finance. Avenga has more than 2500 professionals with offices in Germany, Poland, Ukraine, the U.S., and Malaysia. Services include digital strategy & CX, custom software development, staffing, as well as Salesforce consulting, big data, and cloud solutions.

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$50 - $99/hr
1,000 - 9,999
United States,
Germany
Brights
18

Brights

Software Development Agency

We are a software development company located in Kyiv, Ukraine with a team of 72 people and a sales office in Warsaw, Poland. We help companies at any stage of the product software development cycle: from R&D and building MVP from scratch to scaling, UX analysis, and improvement. Working as a product team allows us to deliver successful products and reach clients' business goals. For the last 8 years, we have implemented more than 350 projects and went far enough in web development. This experience provides us with a strong base for ... read more

Mariya Opryshko
“Web Development of corporate website and support”
Mariya Opryshko, Marketing Manager at at AVELLUM
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
Ukraine,
Poland
Zealous System
19

Zealous System

Microsoft Gold Certified Partner

Zealous System is a trusted technology leader in software and web development services, having expertise in mobile app development for various platforms – iOS, Android – as well as in latest technologies – Swift, Kotlin, Java, Flutter, Xamarin, Ionic, and React Native. We believe in working in synergy, and growing together. You grow, we grow! We’re passionate to code your success, which is why we embrace agile methodologies in all our clients’ projects to turn great ideas into great mobile apps. Award... read more

George Yoder
“Azure Website”
George Yoder, Chief Executive Officer at ifultech,inc
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< $25/hr
50 - 249
India,
United States
Solvd, Inc.
20

Solvd, Inc.

Get things Solvd. | Software Development & QA

Solvd, Inc. is a software engineering company focused on Mobile and Web solutions as well as Quality Assurance for VC-backed startups and booming tech companies. Since 2011, we have built applications for a variety of fields including sports, healthcare, education, media, fintech, and logistics also providing a strong expertise in Software Testing in these domains. Depending on the needs and challenges of your business we can quickly scale your Development or QA team with professionals complementing the skill gaps in your staff or provide... read more

Allen Chen
“Good firm to work with”
Allen Chen, Co-founder & CEO at at Fitbod
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
Belarus
Apriorit Inc.
21

Apriorit Inc.

Custom Web Application, SaaS Development.

Apriorit is a software engineering company providing managed dedicated development teams for cybersecurity vendors, SaaS solution providers, and innovative startups since 2002. We have significant experience of work on cybersecurity and data management projects for leading technology vendors. Delivering expert driver development, system programming, and reverse engineering skills, we assist our clients with the most innovative and challenging projects. Our SaaS engineering department focuses on large-scale cloud solutions, such ... read more

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$50 - $99/hr
250 - 999
United States,
Hungary
Light IT
22

Light IT

Deep tech expertise for Startups and Enterprises

Light IT is a Data Science company that provides innovative software solutions for startups and enterprises. We offer more than just software development, we focus on clients’ needs, go deep into requirements to suggest improvements, plan our workflow to reduce the budget, and never miss the deadlines. For over 14 years on the market, we have delivered 500+ custom solutions for companies from Europe, United States, Canada, Japan, China, and many others. Services we provide: Custom software development IT consulting Web dev... read more

Alon Gilady
“Great Back-end development ”
Alon Gilady, Co-Founder & CEO at Renovai
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
Ukraine,
United States
Fortunesoft IT Innovations
23

Fortunesoft IT Innovations

High-end software product engineering & services

Fortunesoft is a highend software product engineering and consulting company providing full cycle software development services for enterprises and startups. We build, improve and scale software products across platforms leveraging disruptive technologies in mobile, web, cloud, analytics, AI and blockchain. We have 10+ years of experience in software product engineering, serviced over 150+ happy customers worldwide and successfully completed 500+ projects so far. We have operations and physical presence in ... read more

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“Great Team and Talent ”
Jaysond Miclat, Business Development Director at CollegeWear, Inc.
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
India
Sidebench
24

Sidebench

Top Product & Venture Design. 10x Engineering.

Sidebench is an award-winning strategy, design, and development consultancy based in Los Angeles. We cater to innovative enterprise companies and top new ventures seeking product strategy, bringing them the strategic value of management consultants & experienced founders, the technical chops of expert data & systems architects, combined with the UX-first approach of one of the best product design teams in the world. -- Awards & Recognition (below) --- Recent Awards & Recognition: Clutch #1 LA Custom Software Developers ... read more

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$100 - $149/hr
50 - 249
United States,
Canada
Selleo
25

Selleo

🎯 Your Trusted Software Development Partner

For over ten years Selleo has delivered professional services on more than 150+ software development projects for clients from Europe, the US, Canada, and Australia, designing and building a number of applications throughout a wide spectrum of business domains, industries, and technologies (Ruby on Rails, Elixir, NodeJS, ReactJS, React Native, EmberJS). Extend your in-house team Whenever you want to handle a new project, deliver essential features or need a staff with specialized skills or industry ... read more

Drazen Nikolic
“Vue.js web development and UI/UX design”
Drazen Nikolic, Founder & CTO at at Deavensoft
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
Poland,
United States
Swenson He
26

Swenson He

Digital experiences brought to life.

Swenson He is a passionate team of skilled professionals that designs and engineers custom mobile and web software solutions. As a full-service firm, we provide product guidance, technical strategy implementation and ongoing support for enterprise and funded start-ups.  We consistently deliver superior results by focusing on our client’s success, keeping the user experience at the center of all we do. We are driven by the philosophy that strong mobile technology enhances lives in meaningful ways. It is our goal that each one of ou... read more

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$150 - $199/hr
10 - 49
United States,
Canada
Zco Corporation
27

Zco Corporation

A Versatile Custom Software Developer

Zco Corporation has distinguished itself as one of the best software development companies in the United States. They provide a full range of mobile app development solutions for their clients, including custom mobile apps, games, enterprise software, 3D animation, and augmented and virtual reality applications. From startups to enterprise organizations, Zco offers top-notch software solutions that meet the needs of their clients. Zco Corporation is headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and New York, NY. T... read more

Colleen Hall
“A fresh new look!”
Colleen Hall, Cultural Curator/Producer at Jamoji
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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
United States
Zymr, Inc.
28

Zymr, Inc.

Accelerate Cloud-Native Agile Development

Zymr is a full-stack cloud software development company headquartered in Silicon Valley. This agile software development company leverages cutting-edge open source technologies to deliver fit-for-purpose software solutions that scale with customers’ business needs. Zymr has worked with some of the most demanding venture-funded start-ups as well as mid-to-large enterprises to render their software-based products and services.

Unmesh Sheth
“Technology Services For FullStack”
Unmesh Sheth, Founder & President at SoPact
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
United States,
Australia
Baytech Consulting.com
29

Baytech Consulting.com

TRANSLATING YOUR VISION INTO SOFTWARE

Baytech is a full-service software and solutions provider that efficiently implements the design, development, and integration of complex technologies.  Our clients include:  Startups ($10k - $50k projects) SMB (Small and Medium-Sized Businesses) SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) Large enterprises   Software is always evolving. If you are looking to grow your business, you need a custom solution to meet your unique business challenges. A one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t cut it anymore. We’re ... read more

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$100 - $149/hr
10 - 49
United States,
United Kingdom
Sigma Data Systems
30

Sigma Data Systems

Discover the world of Big Data with us!

Sigma understands the criticality of each piece of data in today’s world and in the next generation. Sigma was born to give its expertise in the world of Big Data! It has pre-define workshop patterns to understand the problem based on this it provides unique solutions to every customer using various tools and frameworks.

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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
United States,
Australia
DOIT Software
31

DOIT Software

Mobile Apps, Software Development & Staffing

DOIT Software is your technology satellite for sustainable growth.  We offer: 1. Development of Custom Mobile Apps & Custom Software Development from scratch. DOIT Software can help you to evolve an idea and create a solution from the concept. 2. IT Staff Augmentation and Recruitment of the best professionals in the industry. DOIT Software helps to extend teams and to create full-cycle Dedicated Development Teams who work remotely as a part of your company.   Check our la... read more

Gil Dror
“Great business partner”
Gil Dror, CTO at at Human Care Systems, Inc.
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$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
Ukraine,
United States
Roweb Development
32

Roweb Development

Custom Software Development

We are a software development company. We have a wealth of experience in various verticals, HR, Recruiting, Financing, Real Estate, Logistic, Safety, Hospitality; we build enterprise apps,  mobile apps, web portals, e-commerce, IoT.  We are very flexible in our approach & engagement models.  Services: WEB APPLICATIONS WEB SITE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT MOBILE DEVELOPMENT DEDICATED TEAMS

Eric Westerhoff
“Good and Reliable Company ”
Eric Westerhoff, Chief Executive Officer at at Grocery Delivery App
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NA
50 - 249
Romania,
United States
Algoworks
33

Algoworks

Enterprise Mobile Apps Development Company

Mobile: We provide end-to-end mobile design and development services globally. From award-winning B2C native applications to robust cross-platform enterprise-grade mobile solutions, Algoworks innovates applications with latest tech trends. Feel free to have a quick discussion with our architects to find out best app development strategy and tools for your app development. We are based in Sunnyvale, CA, Noida, India and Toronto, Canada. Algoworks is a technology company providing end-to-end product development services globally. ... read more

Manu Raj Patel
“The team at Algoworks is professional, consistently meeting timelines.”
Manu Raj Patel, Senior Business Analyst at Indian Oil and Gas Canada
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< $25/hr
250 - 999
India,
United States
iQlance Solutions
34

iQlance Solutions

Leading Mobile App Development Company

iQlance is a team of extremely passionate and creative designers, developers and Testers. We strongly believe in culture of developing your passion indulge in your career . we have designers who finds life in your dream and developers who actually bring this life into existence. Having a splendid website & interactive app is indispensable for an intense business growth. Company aspires professionals to achieve their business goals through the first-grade web design & development and mobile app development services. We are your ... read more

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“Best Technical Partner I had explored till now”
Darcy McQuaid, Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer at Beachs' Development Group
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$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
Canada,
India
Endive Software
35

Endive Software

A powerful vision is the inception of success

Endive Software Passion, Expertise and Professionalism. These three together have built the timeless foundation of Endive Software. Endive Software is a potential business solution provider which provides the best in class services oriented for the increase in profit for businesses and improved value for customers. We are passionate to deliver the exceptional web/mobile and cloud solutions to the client across the world embracing the latest technologies that can meet customer's requirements with most upbeat trends. Our consultants pos... read more

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< $25/hr
50 - 249
India,
United States
Radixweb
36

Radixweb

Custom Software Development

Giving a fundamental thrust to how companies attain, use, and leverage technology capabilities, Radixweb aptly combines great business acumen with technological insights to optimize organizational excellence and unprecedented growth for our global customers. Benchmarking success for 2900+ global customers since last 19 years, Radixweb has acquired nuanced software development expertise to critically understand the ways to achieve amplified growth for SMBs to Fortune 500 Companies. The resolute tech brains build innovative and value-base... read more

Dominic Feik
“Great development partner”
Dominic Feik, Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Seen Technology
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< $25/hr
50 - 249
India
Quest Global Technologies
37

Quest Global Technologies

Your Partner in Success

Quest Global Technologies is a leading software development organization that works on Blockchain, customized ERP, Mobile Apps, Salesforce and Web Development. Quest Global Technologies has been rated as TOP mobile application developers by Appfutura and is covered by Entrepreneur Magazine. Quest Global Technologies has the vision to make its clients successful by leveraging technology to increase sales, automation and reduce wastage. www.cryptodevelopment.org is the Blockchain Arm of Quest Global Technologies that works exclusively on Block... read more

Arpit Jain
“Superb”
Arpit Jain, Business Operations and Development at Arihant Capital Markets Ltd
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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
India,
United States
KitelyTech
38

KitelyTech

Mobile, Web, Software & SEO Agency

KitelyTech is a full service technology consulting, design & development firm with offices in downtown Chicago, New York City, Atlanta, Detroit, Austin, Charlotte, Phoenix, and Miami. The team at KitelyTech mixes together all of the ingredients required for a successful technology development company. We have highly-skilled designers & developers, architects, project managers, and testers, all recruited through an exceptionally rigorous process. Our employees have entrepreneurial and analytical minds, and understand the nuances of ou... read more

Nilesh Patel
“Understand requirement and provide solution”
Nilesh Patel, Head - NBCU at Wockhardt Ltd.
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$100 - $149/hr
10 - 49
United States
Technogrips Technologies
39

Technogrips Technologies

Powering Innovation

Why we are rated on the top Technogrips is a digital solutions provider located in Kochi, Kerala and the USA. Founded in 2010, we have been helping client companies strategize their digital transformations. We have leveraged from our resource capabilities and state of the art technologies to cater to more than 100 clients that include SMEs and Corporates.   Our expertise in Technology We have catered to more than 100 clients across various industries in different industry verticals. Our industry experience and technical experti... read more

ViNu JaMeS
“Good effort in delivery”
ViNu JaMeS, Information Technology and Services Professional at Unimoni
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< $25/hr
50 - 249
India,
United States
NOTO IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd
40

NOTO IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd

The way you need IT

  NOTO IT Solutions is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified Web and App Development Company based at Jaipur (Raj.), India with various corporate offices placed in USA, Australia, Canada and Singapore. NOTO IT Solutions is one of the largest hub of talented and domain-expert developers that have an extensive knowledge and experience of working on latest development frameworks. Our developers at NOTO are globally acknowledged for their ingenious command over Native and Hybrid App Development, PHP Development, JS development, Python, Angular.JS,... read more

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< $25/hr
50 - 249
India,
United States
Simpalm
41

Simpalm

Mobile App and Web Development Company

Simpalm is a leading service provider in USA for development and consulting of mobile and web applications for all popular platforms. We have been designing and developing mobile applications on iPhone, iPad, Android OS and Windows for many of our clients in various domains. Our web development expertise include responsive web, HTML5/Javascript Development, AngularJS, .Net and PHP Development.

Rachel James
“SimPalm is Great!!!”
Rachel James, Police Officer at US Government
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$25 - $49/hr
10 - 49
United States
Matellio Inc
42

Matellio Inc

Navigating Ideas

Hailing from San Jose and set up in 2014, Matellio is a software company that provides expertise and excellence in every phase and function of software development and deployment. This one-stop shop focuses on robust programming and flexibility to develop paramount software products. The Matellio team work on wide range of technologies ranging from open source to proprietary and custom built solutions.

Asad Jobanputra
“Good value for money”
Asad Jobanputra, Director, IoT Solutions at Esprida Corporation
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< $25/hr
10 - 49
United States
Softuvo Solutions Private Limited
43

Softuvo Solutions Private Limited

Let's Talk Solutions

Softuvo Solutions is ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 27001:2013 certified Organization for the quality and information security management systems. WE ARE YOUR INTERIM CTO. We Build Apps for startups; Working with new ideas and start-ups is our passion, Not work! The Prototype now, full product later "We build an awesome, usable product around your idea" As your interim CTO we make sure your product is up and running; You focus on demos and the path to world domination. We are fanatics about frameworks and standards, therefore,... read more

Andre Alipio
“Careful web development”
Andre Alipio, CELTA & DELTA Trainer at GTP Teacher Training
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< $25/hr
10 - 49
India
ITA Labs
44

ITA Labs

Custom development of high load pro backend

Our expertise is custom development of complex backend systems on .NET platform: Distributed services and applications  High-load services  Transaction processing services  IoT services  Management, control and monitoring systems  Biometric identification systems  All services and servers we create are based on our own platform for rapid 24/7 backend development with rich means of: Performance monitoring Error control Logging High speed event tracing and profiling Diagnostics ... read more

Andrey Grachev
“Great backend development team”
Andrey Grachev, Software Development Manager at CROC
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$50 - $99/hr
10 - 49
Russia
Existek
45

Existek

Shaping Ideas Into Great Software

Existek is full-cycle software development and outsourcing company with proven track record of IT services for SMB and enterprises. We provide offshore dedicated development center service for software companies worldwide and custom software development service for wide range of industries. Our custom solutions development, software product development, enterprise application integration and legacy application modernization are aimed to streamline your business processes. We embody clients’ requirements into sophisticated custom software ... read more

Ben Heymink
“Quality Frontend burst capacity we needed!”
Ben Heymink, Director Of Engineering at Exonar
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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
Ukraine
Codiant Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
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Codiant Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Mobile App & Web Development Company

Codiant is “a revolution, a reliable partner, responsible service provider, loyal friend, and your inspiration” that has donned a big feather for world-class Mobile App and Web App Development, UI/UX Development, Enterprise Mobility Solutions, and Application Maintenance Services across various platforms. With a strong global presence in the USA, UK, Australia and India, Codiant is hailed as the most sought after company in the mobile app development space that pillars the disruptive ideas of startups, SMEs and large organization... read more

Chris Moser
“Great Software Company”
Chris Moser, Marketing Manager at Hanging H Companies, LLC
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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
United States,
United Kingdom
BrancoSoft Private Limited
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BrancoSoft Private Limited

Mobile App development Agency

BrancoSoft is an established software development company with an enviable & proven track-record engaged in providing application development services, technology consulting and IT outsourcing solutions to clients worldwide. Started in the year 2011 as Thoughtwaver IT solution is a software development company with 50+ highly skilled IT experts catering result-oriented and cost-competitive solutions to SMEs across the world now rebranded to BrancoSoft. Being a premium partner for our clients, BrancoSoft holds the trust of over 370+ cl... read more

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$25 - $49/hr
50 - 249
India,
Canada
SimbirSoft
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SimbirSoft

We create world class software products & services

SimbirSoft was founded in 2001 to create world class software products and services for our clients. We develop custom software, mobile applications, complex web services, desktop applications, client server systems, and provide quality assurance services. Our team of experienced software engineers, quality assurance engineers, and project managers solve complex business tasks for a variety of industries. Maintains high industry standards and invests heavily in the innovation of people, tools, products and approaches. We analyze and apply cutti... read more

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$25 - $49/hr
250 - 999
Russia,
United States
CodeBright
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CodeBright

Software Made Simple

We at CodeBright believe in improving the world using technology. We work with startups, small/large companies as well as non-profit organizations to bring Minimal Viable Products (MVPs) to the market, improve/streamline/automate business processes, raise efficiency/productivity, reduce costs and more. The award winning team is capable of handling a wide variaty of complex software development projects that involve integration with other systems (CRMs, ERPs), analysis of large masses of data ... read more

Justin West
“Proactive and Responsive”
Justin West, Director of Operations at at Capoeira Social Project
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United States
IIH Global
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IIH Global

Top Award Winning IT Firm 🏆

IIH Global established in 2013, started as a small Mobile App Development firm to make a mark in the IT Industry, which gradually went on app developing and exploring its dimensions with International Clients & has built a solid reputation amongst the most competitive market in order to match fulfill requirements as per client estimated. Today, they are one of the leading UK & India based Mobile App, Website & Software Development organizations specialized and working on various different platforms like iOS, Android, WordPress, C... read more

Harish Desai
“Great company for web development”
Harish Desai, Proprietor at Desai Exim World
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United Kingdom,
United Arab Emirates
Buyer’s Guide
Introduction

There is a variety of software that automates the day-to-day tasks within business corporations, educational institutions, as well as public sector and private organizations. Companies can either buy a pre-designed software or customized software to accommodate their requirements.

What Are the Different Types of Software Development Methodologies?

The four most prevalent software development strategies are the Waterfall development method, the Agile development method, the DevOps development method, and the Rapid application development method.

1) Waterfall: It is a traditional software development methodology. It follows a linear model following the software development life cycle in a sequential pattern. Each stage must be accomplished before starting the next phase.
Pros: It is convenient to understand and manage the project using linear software development methodology.
Cons: Investing in the waterfall model is time-consuming and costly due to the rigid structure.
2) Agile: This model follows iterations containing minute increments. This method helps minimize risks by quickly identifying bugs, overhead costing, and changing requirements.
Pros: Agile allows teams to detect defects and fix them as well as align expectations in the initial stages of development.
Cons: It heavily relies on real-time communication between the developers and the end-users.
3) DevOps: DevOps is a collaboration between various teams responsible for the software development life cycle, like development, quality assurance, and operations. All units operate together instead of working on individual tasks.
Pros: Because of the frequent code releases, the DevOps method lowers the failure rates and deployment time while maintaining the app's reliability.
Cons: Miscommunication or use of different environments between departments can result in a massive fallout.
4) RAD: To design a high-quality system at a lower investment cost, RAD implements a compressed development process. This method consists of four phases that are requirements planning, user design, construction, and cutover instead of the traditional seven stages.
Pros: It delivers speedy solutions for medium-sized projects with well-defined business objectives.
Cons: This method requires highly skilled programmers with in-depth knowledge of the application.
What Are the 7 Phases of the Software Development Life Cycle?

The software development life cycle denotes the stages of software development from ideation to its delivery to the client. There are seven stages of SDLC. The software development process takes place in a constant succession until the ideal software is created.

1) Planning: The planning phase comprises the perspectives of project and product management. The software developers map out resource allocation, procurement requirements, project scheduling, cost and time estimation, and other crucial particulars.
2) Requirements: Once a rough plan is formulated, the different IT teams assemble and weigh the functional requirements of the project. These requirements are gathered from business stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs.)
3) Design and Prototyping: Software architects and developers commence the designing of the software in this stage. The architects define the frameworks and structures of the application, while the developers focus on the software development languages and technologies to implement. Architects and developers use numerous software development tools to eliminate algorithmic problems. This phase also includes rapid prototyping (spikes) to analyze solutions and execute the best option.
4) Development: The core development of the software springs in this phase. In this stage, the team of software developers produces a working model of the application. Moreover, a constant communication channel is established with the clients to ensure that the software meets their expectations, thereby avoiding extensive changes.
5) Testing: It is one of the most vital phases of the software development process. The developers perform a variety of testing, such as unit testing, code testing, integration testing, security testing, performance testing, etc. to ensure the quality of the product. After the completion of the testing phase, the functional software is ready for deployment.
6) Deployment: In most software development companies, the deployment phase is automated. Medium to large-size enterprises uses Application Release Automation (ARA) tools to automate the implementation of software to production environments. This phase yields the release of the working software.
7) Operation and Maintenance: It is imperative to ensure the proper functioning of the software after its release. By continually monitoring the software in the production environment, software developers can detect and eliminate any bugs or defects that may arise. This stage also caters to any additional needs of the end-user, such as fine-tuning the system, boosting performance, adding new features, etc.
Which Are the Popular Software Development Languages?
1) Python: It has advanced as one of the most prominent web programming languages in this era.  Even many academic institutes have incorporated Python as a premier software development language for creating Artificial Intelligence and machine learning-based applications.  For a large project, Python can function as an object-oriented language as well as a scripting language.
2) JavaScript: For over five years, most software developers, to some extent, have used JavaScript to code the application. JavaScript is a powerful scripting language that allows the team of software developers to decide the right feature to incorporate within the software. It helps creates interactive software applications by developing apt UI for client-side as well as server-side. The most significant advantage of using this language is that it is compatible with all browsers.
3) Java: Being the oldest, Java is an exemplary server-side application development language. It first offered the revolutionary concept of WORA, "write once run anywhere." The software developers access the numerous tools and technology provided by the Java library to build a robust, complex, and scalable server-side software. Its popularity is also due to its high cross-platform compatibility.
4) C#: C# follows the concept of C. Hence, developers with an understanding of the C Programming can effortlessly grasp the concepts of C# as well. It is easily integrable with Windows, making it a prime language for web application development as well as cross-application development. Unlike its namesake, C/C++, C# does not permit pointer types, making it safer.
5) PHP: PHP is an object-oriented programming language. There is an extensive range of open-source PHP frameworks. These frameworks enable the addition of sophisticated features and functionalities into the app without the need for writing prolonged codes. Multiple PHP development tools enhance efficiency during coding. It also speeds up customized app development while simplifying maintenance.
What Are the Factors Affecting Software Development Cost?

The aggregate cost of software development depends on numerous factors. A minute change in one of these factors can significantly change the final software development cost.

1) Platform: The cost of software development depends on the type of platform and Operating System. The software development cost differs substantially based on this criterion. Most software developed for one platform does not run on the other. This is due to the vast different programming languages, software development kits, and software development tools used. Designing a cross-platform software will cost more in comparison to dedicated software.
2) Design: The successful operation of software depends on its ability to deliver exceptional user experience (UX) as well as a smooth user interface (UI). Supplying this can take a lot of time and effort on the development end, depending on the software type and complexity. The software development cost of applications having more elaborate and sophisticated UX/UI will be higher.
3) Time: While creating exceptional software, the developers need to invest more time in ensuring that the application is functioning properly. Hence, the number of hours spent on designing and developing software can cause fluctuation in the cost of software development. Moreover, if a company requires delivery of an elaborate software before the prescribed time frame, the software development company will need to assign additional specialist developers to complete the task. Thus, causing a surge in the final billed amount. 
4) Testing: Testing is an integral part of software development. The cost of testing software can vary due to the complexity of the application, as well as the number of reboots required. Most software development companies include testing services in the package; however, it is better to opt for a combined payment option to avoid paying for unnecessary and extensive reboots.
5) Hiring Option: The cost of development also depends on the experience, type, and location of the custom software development company chosen. For instance, it is cost-effective to outsource software development solutions or opt for freelance software developers for hire instead of building an in-house team of developers. Moreover, while outsourcing, a company is based in a developed country, will charge more than a software development company located in a developing country.
How Much Does Software Development Cost?

GoodFirms’ research depicting the useful stats and trends on software development exhibited an estimated cost for software development projects based on their functionality.

  • To design a basic-functionality software, experienced software developers charge less than $20,000.
  • Software having general utility costs somewhere between $20,000 to $40,000.
  • Software with above-average complexity features can be delivered at a price range of $40,000 - $60,000.
  • Custom software development companies working on complex and feature-rich applications can quote a price of over $60,000.
How Much Time Does It Take to Build a Software?

The time-taken to build software mainly depends on its complexity. 

  • Basic Software: They can be built in less than 2 months, but their functionality is considerably simple.
  • Medium Complexity Software: This software has more complicated features and can be deployed within 2 - 6 months.
  • High Complexity Software: Creating software of this level can take more than 6 months, due to incorporating intricate architecture, security solutions, multiple integrations, and many more.
How to Find the Right Software Developers?

It is vital to thoroughly analyze the top software development companies to find the ideal partner. However, it can be challenging to weigh their capabilities without knowing which selection criteria to analyze. While shortlisting a software development company consider the following benchmarks:

1) Expertise: Most companies have a clear idea of the type of platform and technology stack they plan on incorporating in their software before the start of the project. Therefore, they must hire software developers who possess the specific skill set and specializes in using those particular software development tools and technologies. For example, to create software in Java programming language, consider selecting software development company with expert Java developers with extensive knowledge of the top Java Frameworks such as Apache Nutch, Drools, AppFuse, etc.
2) Experience: Decision-makers must opt for the custom software development company that possesses hands-on experience in projects related to their industry. For instance, if a firm is planning to develop an eCommerce application, choose software developers with previous experience in designing such software. This way, businesses can ensure the software quality satisfies their requirements. Moreover, while outsourcing, clients must focus on service providers with previous experience of working with remote teams. This offers an insight into their ability to handling off-shore projects.
3) Reviews: Apart from their past experience, clients must examine the feedback attributed to the software development company by their past clients. This gives a thorough understanding of the software development firm’s processes and service quality. Apart from requesting references from the existing and previous clients, business owners can also explore third-party review and rating platforms, such as GoodFirms, to receive genuine customer feedback. 
4) Agility: The project requirement is bound to evolve during the development of the software. It is vital to ascertain that the software developer for hire is flexible enough to adapt to the change. This can be determined by studying their approach towards adopting new technology, as well as their ability to scale the project and offer flexible pricing models. The software developer must be ready to embrace new innovations as required to satisfy the demands and expectations of their clients.
5) Easy Exit Process: After the completion of the project, the top software development companies ensure a smooth and hassle-free transfer of the software and related information. However, it is smart to partner with a firm that offers seamless transition by timely transferring documentation and best practices to avoid miscommunication. Moreover, select a software development company that is willing to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement to safeguard confidential data.
What Questions to Ask the Software Development Company Before Signing the Contract?

Before settling on a software development company, there are several topics that you need to cover, like their pricing model, the number of developers assigned to the project, the estimated project duration, the requisite contracts, and documentation, along with the software development tools, languages, frameworks employed. However, this should not be the deciding factor for hiring a software developer. You must ask the following question to get a definite idea before finalizing the deal:

1) How Do You Ensure That You Comprehend My Project's Requirements?

This is the founding question to either select or reject a company. A gap in either explaining or understanding the project requirements can leave you with an application that varies significantly from what you envisioned. The top software developers for hire will warrant a comprehensive understanding of your business concerns, timeline, resources, budget, and market goals.

Give bonus points to the company that intends on providing prototypes, proof of concepts, and minimum viable products (MVPs) to communicate their insight and allow you to expand and improve that perception.

2) What Is Your Software Development Approach?

It is always wise to inquire about the software development process adopted by the contending software development company. The best custom software development companies will employ a reliable method that offers consistency and quality control. Ask them to describe their Agile processes, UX/UI research, iterations, QA/testing, etc. 

Do not forget to inquire about the steps they have taken to dodge the "Black Swan" situation in any previous projects and how they plan on implementing those tactics in your project. It is vital to hire a software developer who can ensure that the software has no grey areas after deployment. 

3) Is Software Maintenance and Staff Training Included in the Package?

After the deployment of the software, businesses may require the addition of newer features and functionalities as well as to fix bugs and release updates. The top software development companies offer post-deployment support. Additionally, most software developers for hire also provide software training to your in-house team.

Ask your potential software development company regarding the structure of maintenance and training administered by them. It is imperative to discuss whether these services are included in the pre-discussed budget or offered as an add-on service.

4) What Kind of Involvement Do You Expect from Me?

For developing software that meets your expectations, it is vital that you explicitly mention all your requirements to the software development company. Depending on the software development methodology, the team of developers may need to maintain a steady communication channel with you.

Inquiring about your expected involvement with the developers will let you offer timely suggestions regarding any changes you desire. Moreover, both parties can achieve their individual responsibilities, ensuring a harmonious software development process.

5) Why Should I Collaborate with Your Company?

This may seem like a very generic question. However, if the answer offered by the prospective software developer is common, it may be due to their lack of understanding of your project. They must be apt to describe their qualities and potential contribution that resonate with your project. 

At the same time, it is important not to fall for extravagant claims made by service providers! Demand for samples or illustrations of measurable services and solutions offered by the team. Hire a software developer with a credible and industry-specific track record that exhibits their excellence and relevance to your project.

GoodFirms Research Process

The principal aim of GoodFirms is to assist service seekers in finding the ideal software development solution by highlighting the rundown of the top custom software development agencies worldwide.

The team of researchers at GoodFirms has precisely evaluated significant software development companies based on GoodFirms proprietary research methodology. Our research approach covers critical qualitative and quantitative factors. The predominant firms that bagged a position on the list of top software development companies have been classified based on their software development and software designing caliber. Additionally, GoodFirms considers the years of experience and the market influence of the contending companies to comprehend their benefactions to the industry. The other valuable parameter acknowledged by the research team is the feedback and recommendations from previous clients, vouching for their credibility.

After thoroughly analyzing, we have curated the above list denoting the most reliable software development firms capable of delivering robust, appealing, and error-free software solutions to patrons worldwide. The featured companies maintain a team of experienced and qualified software developers that use leading-edge tools and technologies to create the ideal product.

GoodFirms urges new and established software development companies to present proof of their achievement and grab a spot in our 'Research' section.

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