The epic accounting software battle of Quickbooks versus Xero comes to head here as we go in depth comparing which is the right finance tool for your small business. Accounting software is known to save you both time and money, allowing you to convert your hard copy books and Excel spreadsheets into easy-to-read and manage, clear data.

XeroFinance & Accounting
(based on 20 reviews)
QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting
(based on 14 reviews)
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(based on 9 reviews)

Product Overview

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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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting
  • Accounting, invoicing, billing, estimates, and more – all in a single platform
  • Has native mobile apps for Android devices, iPhones and iPads that allow users to keep track of the financial health of their businesses anytime and anywhere
  • Allows easy collaboration with your accountant or bookkeeper
  • Easy to set up and highly customizable
  • Automatic syncing with your bank and credit card accounts

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FreeAgentFinance & Accounting

More than 35,000 small businesses and freelancers are discovering an easy way to manage their books and invoicing. Say hello to FreeAgent.

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The Most Favorable Review

XeroFinance & Accounting
Cristina Garza, Chief Number Cruncher || Accountingprose10th of August, 2014 17:23

Xero- Beautiful accounting for both the business owner and accountant

As a small business owner and accountant, I have tried many accounting softwares. I was a Quickbooks Pro Advisor for five years and relied heavily on an expensive and inconsistent server to share data with clients.

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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting
Jon Reifler, President at Cloud Apps Consulting LLC5th of December, 2014 08:35

QuickBooks Online: Great Accounting Operating System for SMB Industry Apps

QuickBooks Online has made incredible strides in the past several versions--2 of the most important advantages of choosing QBO over other cloud-based accounting options is the growing availability of apps available for QuickBooks Online and how easy it is to send to your accountant--the accountant tools (that your consultant or ProAdvisor has access to are top of the line) . If you are a new start-up, small business, or desktop user of QuickBooks Pro or Premier, QBO is likely the best option that you have for accounting needs Don't forget to demo and test the apps..

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FreeAgentFinance & Accounting
Kevin Partner, Chief Geek19th of January 18:44

Excellent

I've been using FreeAgent for several years and now do the book-keeping for four separate companies using it. Having changed from the abominable Sage, I found FreeAgent a breath of fresh air.

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The Most Critical Review

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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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting
Wendi Gilliam, Reclaimed Lumber Products6th of February 16:51

Terrible customer service

We have used QBO, Payroll and Intuit payments for over 3 years now. The service continues to get worse.

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FreeAgentFinance & Accounting

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Features

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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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting
  • Create & manage invoices
  • Track sales & expenses
  • Multi-device document sharing
  • Print checks
  • Track payments
  • Automated online banking

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FreeAgentFinance & Accounting
  • Send estimates and proposals
  • Beautiful Invoice templates, Recurring Invoices
  • Automatic Bank feeds
  • Profit and Loss statements
  • Time Tracking
  • Effortless Expense tracking & management

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Screenshots

XeroFinance & Accounting

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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting

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Pricing Information

XeroFinance & Accounting

Starting from: $9.00/month
Pricing model: Open-source, Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting

Starting from: $26.95/month
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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FreeAgentFinance & Accounting

Starting from: £19.00/month
Pricing model: Open-source, Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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Typical Customers

XeroFinance & Accounting
  • Freelancers
  • Non Profits
  • Small Business

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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting
  • Freelancers
  • Non Profits
  • Small Business

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FreeAgentFinance & Accounting
  • Freelancers
  • Small Business

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Support

XeroFinance & Accounting

No information available

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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting

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

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Supported Devices

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

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QuickBooks OnlineFinance & Accounting
  • Android
  • Web-based
  • iPhone-iPad

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FreeAgentFinance & Accounting
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Mobile Web App
  • Web-based
  • Windows
  • iPhone-iPad

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