What is custom software development? Custom software development involves designing, creating, deploying and maintaining software for particular users or organizations. Custom software is tailor-made to address specific needs, goals and pain points. Browse our vetted list to find the right custom software development company for your next big project. Or view our software development packages.

List of Best Custom Software Developers & Firms

  • Airdev

    Airdev

    The global leader in no-code development

    $10,000+
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249
    San Francisco, CA
    Service Focus

    “Our whole experience with Airdev has been positive. If I could give them 10 stars, I would.

    • Founder & CEO, Property Startup Company
  • Ancient

    Ancient

    The Wisdom of Technology

    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Service Focus

    "They were friendly, skillful, and very supportive."

    • CTO, Digital Marketing Agency
  • FreshWorks Studio (now EY Design Studio)

    FreshWorks Studio (now EY Design Studio)

    We Create Experiences, Not Just Apps

    $100,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    1,000 - 9,999
    Victoria, Canada
    Service Focus

    "They are very quick, responsive, and intelligent."

    • Director, HealthTech Company
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  • Vates

    Vates

    Nearshore Custom Software Development

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Atlanta, GA
    Service Focus

    "They followed up on the entire project and showed great teamwork."

    • CTO, Banking Firm
  • Agiliway

    Agiliway

    Get results the agile way!

    $50,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Austin, TX
    Service Focus

    "We’re pleased with their work."

    • CEO, Digital Health Care Software Company
  • Rheal Software

    Rheal Software

    Solutions to keep you ahead of your competition

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Pune, India
    Service Focus

    "One of the most impressive things has been their ability to find creative solutions to complex problems."

    • COO, Meae 2.0
  • PowerGate Software

    PowerGate Software

    Bringing Innovative Ideas to Life!

    $10,000+
    Undisclosed
    1,000 - 9,999
    Hanoi, Vietnam
    Service Focus

    "The communication and response were impressive because they informed us at each stage of development."

    • Administrator, Homeet
  • Inventive Works

    Inventive Works

    Custom Software Product Development

    $25,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Austin, TX
    Service Focus

    "Inventive Works does good work and has skilled people in their staff."

    • IT DIrector, Reinsurance Company
  • datarockets

    datarockets

    We develop. You grow

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    10 - 49
    Kitchener, Canada
    Service Focus

    "In the end, we got the most important features updated within a very quick time period."

    • CEO, Mental Health Company
  • Sombra

    Sombra

    Software engineering teams that fit your culture

    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    L'viv, Ukraine
    Service Focus

    “They’re very keen on wanting to partner with us and build things together, which is great.”

    • Software Engineering Manager, OANDA
  • Limestone Digital

    Limestone Digital

    Where excellence is expected

    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Karlín, Czech Republic
    Service Focus

    “Limestone Digital follows through on their promises, and they’re a very communicative team, which we appreciate.

    • CTO, Sentinel Systems
  • Objective Group Inc - OGI

    Objective Group Inc - OGI

    Overcome Digital Transformation hurdles

    $100,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    Chicago, IL
    Service Focus

    “They fit well into our development style and deliver good results.”

    • Senior VP of Engineering, ITS Technology Company
  • Accelerance

    Accelerance

    Risk-free software outsourcing + advisory services

    $100,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    10 - 49
    Redwood City, CA
    Service Focus

    “Accelerance helped us find the right team, and they knew how to navigate those waters successfully.”

    • Former Director of Digital Services, Religious Publishing Co
  • Link Development

    Link Development

    The Productive Digital

    $100,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Irvine, CA
    Service Focus

    "They were remarkably different from their competitors."

    • Customer Experience Director, FLOW Progressive Logistic
  • Origami Studios

    Origami Studios

    Mobile | Web | AI | Custom App Development Company

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
    Service Focus

    ''Their team is always available and friendly.''

    • Executive, Nasdaq
  • MoroSystems, s.r.o.

    MoroSystems, s.r.o.

    Your trusted expert in agile software development

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Brno, Czech Republic
    Service Focus

    "We're inspired by MoroSystems, s.r.o.'s agile development."

    • Analytics & Research Director, Publicis Groupe
  • Tekton Labs

    Tekton Labs

    Creativity powers technology

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Miraflores, Peru
    Service Focus

    "They have high-quality candidates."

    • Tech Lead, Globality
  • Neoteric

    Neoteric

    Top AI Development Company on Clutch | UX & WebDev

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Gdańsk, Poland
    Service Focus

    “We have a very professional partnership with them.”

    • Co-Founder & CEO, Breakletics
  • Jafton

    Jafton

    🚀 Top App Development Agency 👨‍💻

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    10 - 49
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    “Their tech team is full of strong senior developers, which is difficult to find.”

    • CEO, Nightlife Discovery Platform
  • QArea

    QArea

    Custom software delivery at speed and quality

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    L'viv, Ukraine
    Service Focus

    "Frankly, we were delighted that their standard was higher than we had expected."

    • Project Manager, Shipping Company
  • techahead

    techahead

    Secure, Scalable, Smart Digital Experiences

    $50,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Agoura Hills, CA
    Service Focus

    "The communication and timeliness of responses were great."

    • CEO, Rewards Points Company
  • Codebay

    Codebay

    Top Software Development & Staff Augmentation

    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Corona, CA
    Service Focus

    "We're impressed with how they quickly respond to issues."

    • Co-Founder & COO, Lethravian
  • Profil Software

    Profil Software

    Python, Django, JS Development Company Poland

    $50,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    10 - 49
    Gdynia, Poland
    Service Focus

    "We are impressed with the team's qualifications and attitude to delivering the best product."

    • Founder & CEO, Cybersecurity Startup
  • Apriorit

    Apriorit

    Managed R&D teams for your challenging IT projects

    Undisclosed
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Wilmington, DE
    Service Focus

    "They were able to make changes to the iteration quickly based on our feedback."

    • VP of Products, Strivacity
  • Influential Software

    Influential Software

    Software Development From Top 1% Microsoft Partner

    $10,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    London, United Kingdom
    Service Focus

    "We were very impressed with Influential for the positive meetings and collaboration between our two companies."

    • Head of Projects, Compassion UK
  • Apadmi

    Apadmi

    We create technology that moves...

    $100,000+
    $300+ / hr
    50 - 249
    Salford, United Kingdom
    Service Focus

    “They’re a great team to work with.”

    • Head of Communications, The Big Life group
  • Enozom Software

    Enozom Software

    Web & Mobile App Software Development

    $50,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Alexandria, Egypt
    Service Focus

    "They are transparent about what they can do and the technologies they will use."

    • Project Manager, IT Company
  • Rubyroid Labs

    Rubyroid Labs

    Developing custom software to power your business

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Warszawa, Poland
    Service Focus

    "We're impressed with their professionalism and technical skill set."

    • Co-Founder, klarx
  • Capital Numbers

    Capital Numbers

    End-to-End Digital Transformation Services

    $10,000+
    < $25 / hr
    250 - 999
    Kolkata, India
    Service Focus

    "Their pricing and lead times are excellent."

    • Employee, Referral150
  • createIT

    createIT

    One-stop software agency. We createIT!

    $5,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Warszawa, Poland
    Service Focus

    "Even in difficult situations, we were able to find a solution."

    • Owner, AdStore

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Custom Software Development FAQs
Browse our list above of top custom software development firms or read through common questions related to software development below.

The best company for software development is one that has proven experience in your industry, provides real client reviews, showcases a robust portfolio and can answer all of your questions transparently.

Software developers are the creative, brainstorming masterminds behind computer programs. While many software developers may focus on a specific program or app, others create giant networks or underlying systems that help power other programs.

The cost of a custom software developer will vary and depends on the industry and stack involved in building the software. The cost of a custom software developer can range between $10,000 to $250,000. The lower price tag fits a simple app and limited project scope.