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 5 reviews)
XeroFinance & Accounting
(based on 20 reviews)
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(based on 2 reviews)

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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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting

FinancialForce Accounting for Salesforce is a simple, powerful cloud accounting application that is straightforward to learn, easy to implement and trouble-free to maintain. This end-to-end solution is the perfect cloud accounting application for sales and service-oriented companies seeking not just to grow but to do so efficiently and profitably.

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The Most Favorable Review

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
Co-Founder ( company, 11-50 employees)15th of July, 2014 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
Chris Hooper, Director at Hooper Financial / Group Finance Director at ITS Technology Group24th of October, 2014 07:17

A central hub for your business software

I have recently migrated 4 x group companies from Sage to Xero and the benefits are already paying dividends. Xero is so much more than an accounting system - it helps us solve lots of other business challenges too..

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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting

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The Most Critical Review

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
Steve Skinner, Owner, DotCom Information Services24th of February 18:30

Not for everyone, or even most...

I've been using Freshbooks for the last couple of years, and at first it was a breath of fresh air after getting away from Quickbooks (both online and desktop version prior to that). If you don't have a proficiency for accounting, systems like Freshbooks are great, so I enjoyed the simplicity of it.

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XeroFinance & Accounting
Mike Smith, President4th of February 21:50

NOT Friendly for service contractors who office out in the field!

So many issues, I don't know where to start. First off, creating quotes was just added, but only to the desktop version.

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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & 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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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting
  • Role and user based dashboards
  • 1-click invoicing from Salesforce
  • Flexible chart of accounts and multi-dimensional analysis
  • Multicompany, multicurrency, global tax, multicultural
  • Personalised custom reporting
  • Real-time accounts payable analysis & reporting

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Screenshots

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting

8 screenshots available

XeroFinance & Accounting

4 screenshots available

FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting

6 screenshots available

Pricing Information

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting

Pricing model: Freemium, Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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XeroFinance & Accounting

Pricing model: Open-source, Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting

Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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Typical Customers

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
  • Freelancers
  • Mid Size Business
  • Small Business

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XeroFinance & Accounting
  • Freelancers
  • Non Profits
  • Small Business

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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting
  • Large Enterprises
  • Mid Size Business
  • Non Profits
  • Public Administrations
  • Small Business

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Support

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

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XeroFinance & Accounting

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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting

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Supported Devices

FreshBooksFinance & Accounting
  • Android
  • Mac
  • Mobile Web App
  • Web-based
  • Windows
  • iPhone-iPad

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XeroFinance & Accounting
  • Android
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Web-based
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone
  • iPhone-iPad

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FinancialForce AccountingFinance & Accounting
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Mobile Web App
  • Web-based
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone

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