Best Xero

We think Xero is great. However, users say it has a clunky UI, is difficult to navigate, is pricey, and has bank feed challenges.





A difficult-to-navigate software makes managing your day-to-day bookkeeping challenging. With a Smooth and easy-to-navigate UI, Akaunting simplifies accounting and allows you to customize your business operations processes.

Akaunting vs. Xero

Lacking essential features like comprehensive payroll, project management, and customization limits your business growth potential. Akauting provides double entry, payroll, budgeting, invoicing, time tracking, purchase order, on-premise capabilities, and more—have it all without picking and choosing.

Easy-to-use UI
Unlimited users
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Unlimited companies
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Unlimited employees/contractors
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Convert tracked time to invoice
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Track project expense
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Client Portal
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On-premise capability
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Sales/Purchase orders
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Payroll management
Inventory management
Insightful reporting
Responsive customer support

Accounting isn't complicated; your software is. Try the best alternative to Xero.

Avoid always trying to figure out how to balance your finances, track project time, manage Inventory and payroll, or convert tracked time to invoices when you can do all that on Akaunting while prioritizing business growth.

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More than Just an Accounting Software

Akaunting provides solutions that address your bookkeeping needs while supporting your business's growth and continuity.

A better way to send money.

Track Project Expenses

To track your project expenses and monitor profitability. Review all expenses associated with each project and analyze the data to optimize resource allocation and improve results.

Insightful Reporting

Get valuable insights through various reports, including accounting reports like double-entry, balance sheets, trial balances, and journal entries. Access CRM, Expense claim reports, and more.

Instant Bank Feed

Ensure the accuracy of financial records by reconciling your bank transactions with your bookkeeping data. Keep track of your income and expenses to maintain balanced accounts.

Inventory Management

Effortlessly manage your warehouse inventory, including transfer orders and item variations. As your business expands, you can add and oversee numerous warehouses.

Bookkeeping + more with add-on features

With 100+ apps on the Akaunting store, Akaunting lets you customize your financial and business management processes.

Point of Sale (POS)
Everything about this software is great. It's very easy to get started with and easy to use and navigate. And what I like the most is that, it's open source and can be easily installed on my own hosting.
Bhabishya, Sales Manager
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Join 200K+ Small Businesses and Freelancers on Akaunting

Translated in 50+ languages, the ease of doing accounting makes Akaunting the favorite of small businesses in 100+ countries.

Frequently Asked Questions

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