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Introducing Akaunting: Free Accounting Software for small business

Sep 14, 2017 2 min
Free accounting software

Introducing Akaunting: Free Accounting Software for small business

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And so it begins… Today we’re very proud to announce Akaunting – a Free Accounting Software for small business – to the public!

After a couple of months in a heavy development stage, we are thrilled to share the first stable version of Akaunting with everyone. We’ve passed 900 development commits since the beginning.

Akaunting is a free, open-source, and online accounting software for small businesses and freelancers. It has all the tools you need to manage your money. Thanks to its modular structure, Akaunting provides an awesome Store with over 100 apps for users and developers.

Free Accounting Software for small business

Akaunting is completely free. You may see a similar claim within other accounting software but there are usually limitations.

Some of them limit the number of admins/customers, other invoices, and some, online payments. With Akaunting, there are no hidden fees, no strings attached, no limited versions, no trials, etc. Free means free.

Online Accounting Software

You can access Akaunting from any device. Akaunting allows you to see your financials online anytime, anywhere. You can access your financials instantly if you have an internet connection.

You can also give limited access rights to stakeholders of your business. e.g., You can give access to your accountant, so they only see what you’ve allowed.

Free unlimited invoices for small business bookkeeping

Open Source Accounting Software

With Akaunting, your financials are safe and under your control. Open Source software provides you full privacy. 

After seeing how closed-source completely dominated the market space and limited small business life cycles and successes, we knew there was a problem.

We’re disrupting the space and introducing the power of Open Source to the accounting world.

Better UI & UX

Akaunting is built with modern technologies such as Laravel, Bootstrap, jQuery, RESTful API, etc. 

The user experience is fluid, providing you with an easy user interface to navigate and find your favorite features quickly.

Akaunting is created with Tailwind on the front end, using PHP 8.0 and Laravel 9 as infrastructure to deliver high-performing accounting functionalities and a better user experience.

Expense management for small business

Roadmap – Free Accounting Software for Small Businesses

Similar to Laravel, the development strategy of Akaunting adopts a regular release schedule every 5-6 months, with the features primarily driven by ideas voted on by our community. Let’s create better Akaunting software for small businesses together, join our community today.

Start to manage your money and track your income and expenses today with ease.

Get started with Akaunting