Freshbooks and Xero are both great accounting software that are easy to use for any small business. Choosing between these two can be difficult, which is why we will give you an overview before you read the in-depth comparison below and get to know others’ experience with the user reviews.

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
(based on 4 reviews)
XeroFinance & Accounting
(based on 19 reviews)
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(based on 1 reviews)

Feature Comparison

Balance Sheet
Billing & Invoicing
Client Portal
Customizable Templates
Email Tracking
Expense Tracking
General Ledger
Multi-Country
Multi-Currency
Purchase Orders
Real Time Data
Real Time Reporting
Receiving
Recurring Billing
Subscription Services
Timesheets

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Balance Sheet
Billing & Invoicing
Client Portal
Customizable Templates
Email Tracking
Expense Tracking
General Ledger
Multi-Country
Multi-Currency
Purchase Orders
Real Time Data
Real Time Reporting
Receiving
Recurring Billing
Subscription Services
Timesheets

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Balance Sheet
Billing & Invoicing
Client Portal
Customizable Templates
Email Tracking
Expense Tracking
General Ledger
Multi-Country
Multi-Currency
Purchase Orders
Real Time Data
Real Time Reporting
Receiving
Recurring Billing
Subscription Services
Timesheets

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Product Overview

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
  • Particularly useful for business owners in service-related industries.
  • Works virtually anywhere in the world
  • Save time dealing with basic business accounting tasks
  • Track expenses to make reimbursements and tax deductions easier

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XeroFinance & Accounting
  • Carry out and collaborate on all accounting and bookkeeping tasks from any internet-enabled device
  • Integrate with your existing applications through the Xero Marketplace - offering over 350 add-ons.
  • Generate insightful financial reports and view all financial activity through a KPI dashboard
  • Easy to use, intuitive interface with clear navigation
  • Mobile application for accounting and collaboration on the go

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting

*Create and send invoices that can later be tracked. *Track the status of bills. *Create estimates to initiate work.

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The Most Favorable Review

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
Co-Founder ( company, 11-50 employees)15th of July 05:40

Easy and affordable

We have been using Freshbooks for over 3 years now and the service has scaled very well with us. The reports are very comprehensive and easy to run.

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XeroFinance & Accounting
Todd25th of December, 2013 01:52

Essential for businesses and built to scale

Being a user of Xero for 12 months accross three businesses I can say it is by far the most simple and time efficient system I have used. Whether your a Company with 10 or 150 employees Xero can suit most sizes.

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting

No positive reviews found in the past 12 months

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The Most Critical Review

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
Benny13th of February 04:31

Some usability issues still remains

I use Freshbooks for the last 2 years. Overall, I am satisfied, It does the basic invoicing thing you require.

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XeroFinance & Accounting
Product Manager (Computer Software company, 51-200 employees)16th of August 14:46

Great

We reviewed 10 accounting apps. Xero is the best. We are using it so far.

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting

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Features

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
  • Online Invoicing
  • Time Tracking
  • Recurring Invoices & Auto Payment
  • Team Timesheets
  • Late Payment Reminders
  • Expense Tracking

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XeroFinance & Accounting
  • Online Accounting - Access Xero anytime, anywhere
  • Bank Rec - Automatically import and code transactions
  • Invoicing - Create and send invoices automatically
  • Add-ons - Pick from a wide range of powerful add-ons
  • Dashboard - Instantly see your bank balances, sales & bills
  • Files - Attach documents to your financial data

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting
  • Online Invoicing
  • Recurring Invoices
  • Send Snail Mail
  • Send Quotes or Estimates
  • Credit Notes
  • Expense Tracking

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Screenshots

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting

8 screenshots available

XeroFinance & Accounting

4 screenshots available

Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting

12 screenshots available

Pricing Information

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting

Pricing model: Freemium, Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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XeroFinance & Accounting

Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting

Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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Typical Customers

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
Freelancers
Mid Size Business
Non Profits
Small Business

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XeroFinance & Accounting
Freelancers
Mid Size Business
Non Profits
Small Business

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting
Freelancers
Mid Size Business
Non Profits
Small Business

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Support

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
FAQs
Forum
Knowledge Base
Online Support
Phone Support
Video Tutorials

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XeroFinance & Accounting
FAQs
Forum
Knowledge Base
Online Support
Phone Support
Video Tutorials

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting
FAQs
Forum
Knowledge Base
Online Support
Phone Support
Video Tutorials

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Supported Devices

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
Android
iPhone-iPad
Linux
Mac
Mobile Web App
Open-source
RIM-BlackBerry
Web-based
Windows
Windows Phone

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XeroFinance & Accounting
Android
iPhone-iPad
Linux
Mac
Mobile Web App
Open-source
RIM-BlackBerry
Web-based
Windows
Windows Phone

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Zoho BooksFinance & Accounting
Android
iPhone-iPad
Linux
Mac
Mobile Web App
Open-source
RIM-BlackBerry
Web-based
Windows
Windows Phone

Read more about Zoho Books

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