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

  • HQSoftware

    HQSoftware

    AR/VR, IoT, and custom software development

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Tallinn, Estonia
    Service Focus

    "The collaboration is extremely productive, and the development process is executed according to the initial plan."

    • Technical & Development Lead, Software Development Company
  • Gecko Dynamics

    Gecko Dynamics

    SINCE 2002 in the software development industry

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

    “During the site rollout, Gecko Dynamics was there every step of the way to answer my questions.”

    • CEO & Founder, Mave
  • Inflecto Systems

    Inflecto Systems

    UK Based Software Development Experts

    $25,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    2 - 9
    SHEFFIELD, United Kingdom
    Service Focus

    ''We're happy with what they've delivered.''

    • COO, Trigon Pay Ltd
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  • Intelligenes Inc.

    Intelligenes Inc.

    Custom Software Development | Microsoft Power Apps

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Toronto, Canada
    Service Focus

    "They were very proactive and in control of every situation."

    • CEO & Co-Founder, SABAQ
  • Bit Zesty

    Bit Zesty

    UK, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, ReactNative experts

    $25,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    London, United Kingdom
    Service Focus

    “They were detail-oriented and proactive.”

     

    • Lead Software Developer, Easol Company
  • MAS Global Consulting

    MAS Global Consulting

    Agile Software Development Teams and Projects

    $100,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    Tampa, FL
    Service Focus

    "MAS Global was flexible and didn’t add extra time or cost onto the end of the contract even though the design changed…"

    • Executive, Digital Software Company
  • WorkingMouse

    WorkingMouse

    Your vision, our expertise

    $50,000+
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249
    Milton, Australia
    Service Focus

    ''The process was great, and the deliverables were exceptional.''

    • AHS Program Manager, Hitachi Construction Machinery
  • CognitiveClouds

    CognitiveClouds

    We Create Transformative Software Products.

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

    "I have very been pleased with the value proposition of working with this team."

    • Founder, AthleteUp
  • ScienceSoft

    ScienceSoft

    Devoted to healthcare IT excellence and security

    $5,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    McKinney, TX
    Service Focus

    "Their willingness to customize their services to our needs stood out to us."

    • Network Engineer, Advisors Asset Management, Inc.
  • LANEXUS

    LANEXUS

    Your business needs, tailor-made.

    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Chantilly, VA
    Service Focus

    "They were fantastic and really good at what they do."

    • Managing Partner, PowerStormTech
  • Blackthorn Vision LLC

    Blackthorn Vision LLC

    Custom Software Development Company

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

    "The quality of the work and engagement has been so good."

    • Digital Architect, Web-Based IoT Platform
  • Monterail

    Monterail

    Building innovative software for industry leaders

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

    "They quite had a human approach and were open to adaptation towards our needs."

    • Director of Engineering, Flink SE
  • Roweb Development

    Roweb Development

    Custom Software Development

    Undisclosed
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249
    București, Romania
    Service Focus

    "They gave me tips on what to do and not do."

    • Founder, Medical Tech Firm
  • Magora Systems

    Magora Systems

    WE THINK BUSINESS, THEN DEVELOPMENT.

    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    London, United Kingdom
    Service Focus

    “They’re a stable and reliable team.”

    • Executive, Mobility Solutions Company
  • Kyanon Digital

    Kyanon Digital

    Digital Transformation & Agile Engineering

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
    Service Focus

    "They were always ready to give their opinions to build projects to help them improve."

    • Quantity Surveyor, Design Construction Company
  • Solvd Inc.

    Solvd Inc.

    Global QA & Software Engineering Company

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Roseville, CA
    Service Focus

    "We are totally satisfied with the service; everything has been done on time and met our requirements."

    • Administrative Assistant, Ukrainian American House
  • hedgehog lab

    hedgehog lab

    Helping global brands harness the power of mobile

    $100,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Service Focus

    “hedgehog lab invests time and effort into our products and creates greater opportunities for us to explore together.”

    • CTO, Insurance & Mobility Solutions Company
  • TH-EY

    TH-EY

    WEB & MOBILE Solutions for business

    $1,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    London, United Kingdom
    Service Focus

    "The project was a pleasure to be part of thanks to the ease of communication and understanding from the team."

    • Founder, Beauty Booking App
  • Chromedia

    Chromedia

    BUILD DISTRIBUTED SOFTWARE TEAMS

    $50,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Lakewood, CO
    Service Focus

    "Their communication is one of the best parts of working with Chromedia."

    • CEO, Fantasy Sports Startup
  • VOLO

    VOLO

    Custom Software Development/C#, .Net, C++, Python

    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Yerevan, Armenia
    Service Focus

    “We had worked with a lot of providers, and none of them had the level of talent that Volo provides.”

    • Chief Information Officer, Insurance Consulting Firm
  • Ideo Software

    Ideo Software

    Project-based Software House

    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Rzeszów, Poland
    Service Focus

    "They had extensive knowledge and provided good support."

    • Former E-Commerce Manager, Air-Com Pneumatyka-Automatyka
  • Apzumi

    Apzumi

    Digital health and wellness | Web, Mobile, AR/VR

    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Poznań, Poland
    Service Focus

    "The Apzumi team indeed went above and beyond the role of technical partner."

    • Founder & Executive, Health Tech Startup
  • Scopic

    Scopic

    Software Development & Marketing to Drive Success

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Rutland, MA
    Service Focus

    “Their developers are wonderful, and their communication has been good.”

    • President, SDS Industries
  • The Gnar Company

    The Gnar Company

    Solving Gnarly Software Problems. Faster.

    $25,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Boston, MA
    Service Focus

    "Their Ruby on Rails engineer was able to jump right into our productivity tools and go."

    • Co-Founder, Tap Inspect
  • Peeklogic, LLC

    Peeklogic, LLC

    Salesforce Development Company

    $5,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Austin, TX
    Service Focus

    “They’re the best company I’ve ever worked with.”

    • IT Director, Appliance Design Company
  • SF AppWorks

    SF AppWorks

    Technical Consulting, Design, and Custom Software

    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    San Francisco, CA
    Service Focus

    "SF AppWorks came up with good solutions, taking responsibility for their work."

    • Former Head of Technology, AARP Life Reimagined Division
  • Dignitas Digital

    Dignitas Digital

    A Custom Software Development Company

    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Philadelphia, PA
    Service Focus

    "The competence and positive attitudes of the team members are notable."

    • Founder & CEO, BarStar
  • Ballast Lane Applications LLC

    Ballast Lane Applications LLC

    Digital Products for Scaling Businesses

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Boston, MA
    Service Focus

    "The Ballast Lane team is very collaborative; it’s their biggest strength."

    • Executive, B2B SaaS Platform
  • Devsu

    Devsu

    We build your digital products

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Orlando, FL
    Service Focus

    "There are always some issues when developing software, but we haven't encountered a lot of those with Devsu."

    • CEO, eFiscal Networks
  • Quisitive

    Quisitive

    Cloud, Web Apps and Mobile enterprise development

    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    Irving, TX
    Service Focus

    “Their communication was refreshing.

    • Business Analyst, Atech Logistics

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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.