First Option

Creators of bespoke software.

We are a leading bespoke software company based near Winchester in Hampshire, dedicated to providing customer focused solutions. Find out how your business can benefit from Software as it should be.

Building hand-crafted software

Building hand-crafted software.

Thriving on the new or different, rest assured that your project is in safe hands.

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Mobilising your business

Mobilising your business.

Apps: software on the go adding value to your business

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The art of creating software

The art of bespoke software.

It's what we do and we take great pride in it. Software should be elegant and triumph on many different levels.

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A day in the life

A quick introduction to First Option Software, their team and their surroundings

Case studies:  how we've helped our clients
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Everyone’s a winner!

…so goes the 1970s Hot Chocolate chart hit, and it’s true! Despite not actually winning the coveted award itself at the recent South Coast Business Awards, the team at First Option Software are immensely proud of reaching the final selection in one of eight prestigious categories. A few of the team enjoyed a grand night […]

#FOSatAMF – biggest and best yet?

It’s fun, fun and more fun at the seventh Alresford Music Festival Hashtag #FOSatAMF (First Option Software at Alresford Music Festival) took on special significance this year as a Twitter competition kept FOS staff and passers-by amused as they took a pause between bands at what has become Alresford’s own Glastonbury. The seventh outing of [...]

FOS celebrate in style

First Option celebrate in style at being awarded a Royal Warrant It’s been a great year so far for us all at First Option Software and in no small way this has been due to us being granted recognition by Her Majesty The Queen in the form of a Royal Warrant for specialist software services [...]

First Option Software granted Royal Warrant

We are enormously proud to announce that First Option Software Ltd have been granted a Royal Warrant as a Supplier of Software Services to Her Majesty The Queen.

10 things to consider when planning a bespoke software project

There’s lots to consider when planning a project, and the amount of time and effort needed on these will depend on the size or complexity of your project. We can help you through, but the following may help you start to understand the different elements that need consideration and planning.

25 Years of First Option

We’d like to thank all our customers, partners, suppliers and staff – past, present and future for the last 25 years for a fantastic time. Long may it continue!