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63 Open Source Replacements for Popular Financial Software

Jul 13, 2011, 01:01 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cynthia Harvey)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"1. Edoceo Imperium Replaces QuickBooks, Sage Peachtree For small to medium-sized businesses, this Web-based accounting system includes basic CRM, job tracking and invoicing capabilities, as well as double-entry accounting. It also integrates with Google Calendar, Gmail and Google Maps. Operating System: OS Independent

"2. FrontAccounting Replaces QuickBooks Online: This Web-based accounting system also offers some ERP features like inventory and manufacturing modules. You can deploy it on your own Web server for free or use the fee-based on-demand version. Operating System: OS Independent

"3. GnuCash Replaces Quicken Home and Business: A good option for small business owners, GnuCash combines the features of a business accounting package with the features of a personal financial manager. Key capabilities include double-entry accounting, investment management, invoicing, accounts payable, accounts receiveable, Quicken data import and more. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

"4. Lazy8 Ledger Replaces QuickBooks, Sage Peachtree, Microsoft Excel: Best for very small businesses, Lazy8 Ledger offers an alternative to doing your books by hand or with a simple spreadsheet program. However, it lacks the advanced features that larger companies are likely to need. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X

"5. LedgerSMB Replaces QuickBooks, Sage Peachtree: Also designed for small to medium-sized businesses, LedgerSMB includes general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable capabilities. It was originally based on the SQL-Ledger code and also offers some basic ERP functionality. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X"

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