Comparison of accounting software


Comparison of accounting software

The following comparison of accounting software documents the various features and differences between different professional accounting software and personal finance packages.

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Free and open source software

Package License Windows Mac OS Linux Market focus Type Structure Language
Adempiere GPL Yes Yes Yes Mid-market ERP , CRM, POS, Business Intelligence, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory control, Manufacturing, Payroll & HR, ecommerce connectivity Web based Java on JBoss, GlassFish, PostgreSQL
BlueErp GPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market ERP, CRM Web based PHP
Compiere GPL2, other proprietary Yes Yes Yes Mid-market ERP, CRM, POS, WMS, MES Web based Java EE
Dolibarr GPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market ERP, CRM, SCM, POS, WMS, SaaS Web based (or Stand alone with DoliWamp) PHP
FrontAccounting GPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market GL, Double-Entry Accounting, ERP, SaaS Web based PHP
GnuCash GPL Yes Yes Yes Personal and small enterprise GL; Double-Entry Accounting; Stock/Bond/Mutual Fund Accounts; Small-Business Accounting; etc. Stand alone C, Scheme
GNU Enterprise GPL Yes Yes Yes Mid to high end market ERP Web based + stand alone Python
Grisbi GPL Yes Yes Yes Personal  ? stand alone C
HomeBank GPL Yes Yes Yes Personal  ? stand alone C, GTK+
JFire GPL Yes No Yes All Markets ERP, CRM, POS, WMS Web based, Stand alone Java
JGnash GPL Yes Yes Yes Personal Double-Entry Accounting, multi-currency stand alone Java
KMyMoney GPL Yes Yes Yes Personal Double-Entry Accounting, multi-currency, Stock/Bond/Mutual Fund Accounts, online banking stand alone C++
LedgerSMB GPL Yes Yes Yes Mid-market Double-Entry Accounting Web based Perl
Apache OFBiz Apache License Yes Yes Yes Mid-market ERP, CRM, POS, Business Intelligence, GL, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory control, Manufacturing, SCM, HR, Shopping Cart/Catalog/ecommerce, SaaS, Calendar, Webmail Web based Java
OpenPro MPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market ERP, CRM, POS, Business Intelligence, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory control, Manufacturing, Payroll & HR, ecommerce, connectivity[disambiguation needed ], Multi-user, Multi-currency|Multi-language (26), PBX integration Web based PHP
Openbravo MPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market ERP, CRM, POS, Business Intelligence, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory control, Manufacturing, Payroll & HR, ecommerce connectivity Web based Java
OpenERP GPL Yes Yes Yes Mid-market ERP, CRM, POS, Business Intelligence, GL, Double-Entry Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory control, Manufacturing, SCM, HRM (Human Resource Management), Shopping Cart/Catalog/ecommerce (both built-in or external integration/connectivity), SaaS, Calendar, Webmail, Multi-company, Multi-user, Multi-currency Web based and Client-server Python
Opentaps HPL Yes Yes Yes Mid-market Same as Apache OFBiz Web based Java
PhreeBooks GPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market ERP, POS, Double-Entry Accounting, CRM, GL Web based PHP
Postbooks CPAL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market ERP, CRM, POS, Business Intelligence, General Ledger, Double-Entry Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventory control, Manufacturing, Distribution, Professional Services, ecommerce connectivity, Multi-Currency Client-server C++, Qt
SQL-Ledger GPL Yes Yes Yes Mid-market ERP, Double-Entry Accounting Web based Perl
Tryton GPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-market ERP, GL, Double-Entry Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, SCM, WMS, multi-currency Thin Client - Server or Stand alone Python
TurboCASH GPL Yes No No Low to mid-market Double-Entry Accounting Stand alone Delphi
webERP GPL Yes Yes Yes Low to mid-Market ERP Web based PHP

Proprietary software

Package License Windows Mac OS X Linux Market focus Type Structure
24SevenOffice Software as a Service Yes Yes Yes Low to Mid-Market ERP, CRM, e-mail, collaboration, Project Management, Integrated VoIP Web based
The Access Group Proprietary Yes No No Mid-Market Financials, Customer Relationship Management, Manufacturing, Job Costing, POS, Inventory control, ERP, Business Intelligence, CIS, Payroll Stand alone
ACCPAC Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Mid-Market ERP Stand Alone and Web based
Acumatica Proprietary and Software as a service Yes No No Mid-Market ERP, Accounting software Stand alone and Web based
AME Accounting Software Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid-Market Payroll, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Double-entry Accounting, Small Business Accounting Stand alone
Baan Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Mid to Low-Market ERP Stand alone and web based
BIG4books Software as a Service or Freeware Yes Yes Yes Low to Mid Market Double-Entry Accounting, Small Business Accounting, Inventory control, Order Entry/Tracking, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, ERP, ecommerce, POS Web based
CGram Software Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Low to Mid Market Financials; ERP; CRM;Manufacturing; Multicompany; Multicurrency; Payroll; Inventory control; Accounts Receivable; Accounts Payable; General Ledger Stand alone
COA Solutions Proprietary Yes No Yes Mid-Market to High End ERP Stand alone
CODA Proprietary Yes No Yes Mid-Market GL; AP; AR; Analytics; Integration; etc. Stand alone/Web Access
Comarch Altum Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid-Market ERP; GL; Bookkeeping, Multi-Currency, Multi-Language, Double-entry Accounting, AP; AR; Analytics; Integration; CRM; BI; e-commerce; Workflow; Retail; POS Stand alone / Web Access
Cougar Mountain Software Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid Market Business Accounting, POS Retail, Nonprofit, Inventory Control Stand alone and Web based
Express Accounts from NCH Software Proprietary Yes Yes No Low to Mid Market Business Accounting and Invoicing Stand Alone/Web Access
FirstOffice Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Low Market  ? Stand alone
FlexAccount Proprietary Yes No No Mid to High End Market ERP, Manufacturing, Intercompany, Multicurrency, Budgeting, Reporting, Analysis Stand alone and Web Based
Fortora Fresh Finance Proprietary Yes Yes No Personal  ? Stand alone
iBank Proprietary No Yes No Personal  ? Stand alone and Mobile
inniAccounts Software as a Service Yes Yes Yes Freelancers and Contractors Timesheets, Expenses Tracking, Mileage Tracking, Payroll, Double-Entry Accounting, Small Business Accounting, standard business reporting, management reporting Web based
invoiceit Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid Market Small Business Accounting, single entry, accounts receivable, accounts payable, Contact Management System, Inventory Management, Purchasing, Quotations, Invoices, Scheduler, Marketing Stand-alone
Intacct Software as a Service Yes Yes Yes Mid Market Custom Reporting, Double-Entry Accounting, Employee Expenses, ERP, Inventory Control, Order Entry/Tracking, Payroll, ecommerce, POS, Revenue Recognition, VSOE Web based
IRIS Exchequer Proprietary Yes No Yes Mid-Market Payroll, General Ledger, Multi-currency, Cashbook, Sales and Purchase Ledgers, eBanking, MRP, Stock Forecasting, Project Costing, Job Costing, Time Costing, CRM, Business Intelligence, Microsoft Excel Integration, Report Writer Stand alone - Multi User - Terminal Server
Jonas Software Proprietary Yes No No Mid-Market to High-Market Payroll, General Ledger, POS, Payroll, Double-Entry Accounting, Analytic[disambiguation needed ], Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable Stand Alone
Lawson Software Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Mid to Large size Enterprises ERP, CRM, SCM, PM, e-Commerce, BI Web Based
Locbook Freeware No No Yes Low to High End Market Accounting software for Petroleum Marketers and POS interface for retail scanning. Stand alone
Mamut Software Limited Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid Market ERP, CRM, e-commerce Stand alone
Microsoft Dynamics AX Proprietary Yes No No Mid Market ERP, SCM, CRM, WMS, Project mgmt, Manufacturing, Intercompany, Multicurrency, Cost Accounting, Reporting & Analysis services Stand alone and Web based
Microsoft Dynamics GP Proprietary Yes No No Mid Market ERP, SCM, manufacturing, Cost Accounting, Double-Entry Accounting, project accounting, Payroll, General Ledger, Analytic, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable Stand alone
Microsoft Dynamics NAV Proprietary Yes No No Mid Market ERP, CRM, Intercompany, Multicurrency, Cost Accounting, Reporting & Analysis services Stand alone
Microsoft Dynamics SL Proprietary Yes No No Mid Market  ? Stand alone and Web based
Microsoft Money Proprietary Yes No No Personal Product is Discontinued Stand alone
Microsoft Office Accounting Proprietary Yes No No Low Market Product is Discontinued Stand alone
Mint.com Software as a Service Yes Yes Yes Personal Account aggregation Web based
Moneydance Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Personal Double-Entry Accounting, multi-currency Stand alone
MYOB AccountRight Proprietary Yes Yes No Low to High End Market Small business and commercial accounting. Payroll and POS Stand alone
NewViews Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid Market Real-time, ecommerce, Integrated, Multi-user, Payroll, General Ledger, AR, AP, Multi-Currency, Small Business Accounting, Inventory Control, Order Entry, Job Costing Stand alone and/or Web Access
NOSA XP Proprietary Yes No No Private Enterprises, Public Sectors and Accounting Firms AR, AP, GL, Double-entry Accounting, Sales and Contracts, Inventory Control, Order Entry/Tracking, Job Costing, Integrated, Inter-Company, Multi-Currency, Multi-Language. Stand alone and/or Web based
Nominal Accounting Proprietary Yes No No Micro business management software AR, AP, GL, Double-entry Accounting, Sales and Contracts, Inventory Control, Job Costing, Integrated, Inter-Company, . Stand alone, Web connected
NetSuite Software as a Service Yes Yes Yes Mid Market CRM, ERP, ecommerce Web based
NolaPro Software as a Service or Freeware Yes Yes Yes Low to High End Market Double-Entry Accounting, Small Business Accounting, Inventory Control, Order Entry/Tracking, Payroll, ERP, ecommerce, POS Stand alone and Web based
Openda QX Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid Market CRM, ERP Stand Alone
Open Systems Accounting Software Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Low to Mid Market ERP, SCM, eCommerce, Reporting & Business Intelligence Stand Alone
Outright Software as a service Yes Yes Yes Entrepreneurs, freelancers, Contractors, Consultants, Small businesses - Low Market Bookkeeping, Taxes, eCommerce, Reporting & Business Intelligence Web based
Passport Software, Inc. Proprietary Yes No Yes Mid to Low-Market General ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts payable, ERP Stand alone
Softline Pastel Proprietary and Software as a service Yes Yes No Low-end to High End Markets Accounting, ERP, CRM, Financials, Business Intelligence, POS,Small business accounting,Mid-sized enterprise accounting,Large enterprise accounting, Payroll, HR Stand alone
Oracle E-Business Suite Proprietary Yes Yes Yes High Market ERP Web based
Peachtree by Sage Proprietary Yes No No Low-end to High end Business management. Stand alone
Pegasus Software Opera II Proprietary Yes No No Mid-market  ? Stand alone
POS Solutions Proprietary Yes No No Newsagency pharmacy POS Stand alone
QuickBooks Online Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Low Market Financial management, Payroll Web Based
QuickBooks Pro/Premier Proprietary Yes Yes No Low to Mid Market Financial management, Inventory Management, Payroll Stand alone
QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Proprietary Yes Yes No Mid Market Business management, Payroll Stand alone
Quicken Proprietary Yes Yes No Personal Personal Cash Management, Investment Management Stand alone
Red Wing Software Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid-Market Payroll, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Double-entry Accounting, Fund Accounting, Inventory Management, Procurement, Order Entry/Tracking, Small Business Accounting Stand alone
Sage Proprietary Yes No No Accounting Firms CRM, payroll Stand alone
Sage Line 50 Proprietary Yes No No Low-market (for SME)  ? Stand alone
Sage Pastel Evolution Proprietary Yes No No Small, Medium to Mid-size Enterprises (SME) Financials, Inventory, Manufacturing, Job Costing, POS, Procurement, CRM, Business Intelligence, Payroll]], HR Stand alone
Sage PFW ERP Proprietary Yes No Yes Mid-market ERP, Process Manufacturing Stand alone
SAP Business One Proprietary Yes No No Small & Midsize Enterprises (SME) ERP, e-Commerce Stand alone
SAP ERP Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Midsize to High-end ERP, CRM, SCM, SRM, PLM, GTS[disambiguation needed ], e-commerce, Business Intelligence, Mobile Business Stand alone and Web based
Simply Accounting Proprietary Yes No Yes Low-end Business Accounting, Retail, Inventory Control Stand alone
Tally Proprietary Yes No No Mid-market Business Accounting, Inventory Management, Payroll Stand alone
TRAVERSE Proprietary Yes No No Low to Mid Market ERP, CRM, SCM, Intercompany, Multicurrency, Manufacturing, Distribution, eCommerce, Mobile Business Solutions, Reporting & Business Intelligence Stand Alone
Xero Software as a Service Yes Yes Yes Low to Mid-Market. Small & Midsize Enterprises (SME) Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Double-Entry Accounting, Small Business Accounting, Multi-currency, automatic bank feeds, standard business reporting, management reporting, fixed asset depreciation, payroll, inventory items Web based
You Need a Budget (YNAB) Proprietary Yes Yes Yes Personal Personal spending management, with an emphasis on budgeting Stand alone
Package Licence Windows Mac OS X Linux Market focus Type Structure

Further details

Package Programming Language First public release date Latest stable release Stable release date Development Status Database Supported languages
Adempiere J2EE, JBoss October 12, 2006 23:46 3.6.0LTS Jun 14, 2010 5 - Production / Stable Oracle, PostgreSQL +10: English, Spanish, French, ...
Apache OFBiz Java  ? 9.04 April 2009 5 - Production / Stable any Multilingual
CGram Software C, Java 1982 5.0.0 August 2009 5 - Production / Stable PostgreSQL English
Compiere J2EE, JBoss June 8, 2001 3.2.0s October, 2008 5 - Production / Stable Oracle, Advance Server, MS SQL, PostgreSQL +10: English, Germany, Spanish, French, Indonesia,...
Dolibarr PHP September 1, 2003 2.8.1 February 1, 2010 5 - Production / Stable MySQL, PostgreSQL +15: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Nyrnosk, Dutch, Polish, German, Romanian, Slovenian and more...
FrontAccounting PHP April 2007 2.2 February 14, 2011 5 - Production / Stable MySQL 16 languages
GnuCash C 80%, Scheme / Lisp 13%, Perl 7%? Registered: 1999-11-08 23:59 2.4.8 October 23, 2011 5 - Production / Stable XML (Compressed), SQLite3, MySQL, PostgreSQL 8: English, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Portuguese ...
GNU Enterprise Python 100% June 28, 2002 1.4 November 19, 2008 5 - Production / Stable PostgreSQL 8.1+ 2: English, German,
Grisbi C 0.6.0 May 19, 2010 5 - Production / Stable German, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Chinese, Hebrew, Bulgarian.
HomeBank C January 2, 1998 4.0.4 June 10, 2009 5 - Production / Stable XML file 35: English, Spanish, French, Russian, Greek, Hebrew, ...
IntarS  ?  ? 5.1  ? 5 - Production / Stable  ? German
JFire J2EE, JBoss, Eclipse RCP, JDO  ?  ?  ?  ? MS SQL, Derby, ... English, German, Thai, ...
JGnash Java 2003-01-01 2.5.1 January 3, 2011 5 - Production / Stable XML, db4o English
KMyMoney C++ Registered: 2000-04-15 19:16 1.0.2 2009-10-04 5 - Production / Stable XML file 19: English, Spanish, German, Catalan, Czech, French, Galician, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, ...
NewViews C++, Tcl/Tk 1985 2.21.1 2011-10-28 5 - Production / Stable Proprietary, Object Oriented English
LedgerSMB Perl September 6, 2006 1.3.5 Nov 17, 2011 5 - Production / Stable PostgreSQL 8.1/8.3+ +40:English development, Multilingual (.po files [1] )
OpenPro PHP 1998 6.3 July 12, 2011 5 - Production / Stable MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2 Arabic, Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil Thai, Urdu
Openbravo J2EE, JBoss  ? 2.50 April 2009 5 - Production / Stable Oracle, PostgreSQL Multilingual
OpenERP Python, XML  ? 6.0.2 April 2, 2011 5 - Production / Stable PostgreSQL (any through SQLAlchemy in SAServer branch) +10
opentaps Java  ? 1.4 March 2010 5 - Production / Stable any Multilingual
PhreeBooks PHP August 2007 2.1 January 21, 2011 5 - Production / Stable mySQL Multilingual
SQL-Ledger Perl  ?  ?  ?  ? PostgreSQL 30: English, ...
Tryton Python November 17, 2008 1.4 October 19, 2009 5 - Production / Stable PostgreSQL, SQLite English, French, German, Spanish
webERP PHP January 2003 3.11.2 January 2010 5 - Production / Stable mySQL - innodb Multilingual

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