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Lightspeed POS Alternatives

How do Lightspeed POS alternatives compare?

Lightspeed Retail and Lavu stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing Lightspeed POS to its top 100 alternatives, TRAY has the highest rating, with Dessert POS as the runner-up, and Lightspeed POS ranking 47th place. Square Point of Sale has the most reviews with a total of 1,636, while Lightspeed POS has 106. Users say Ovvi tops the list for value for money followed by TRAY, while Lightspeed POS comes in 43rd. Users also say TRAY and Dessert POS are the easiest to use, while Lightspeed POS takes 41st place.


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Top 100 alternatives

Lightspeed Retail

4.2
(773)

The point of sale you'll love to use.

Pricing

Starting from

$69/month

Value for money

4.1

0.3

4.4

What users say about Lightspeed Retail's value for money

This by far has been my favorite asset to the system. Of course it does rely on setting up your inventory accurate, which is a process but a process that is undoubtedly an INVESTMENT.

JB

Jennifer B.

Lightspeed is an integral and powerful tool which we use to organize, track and run our business. Its automation and calculations save us time and money.

TB

Traci B.

Total

6

76

8

features in common

6

features in common

Lightspeed Retail's unique features

  • Online Catalog

  • Contact Database

  • Remote Access

  • Order Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Templates

Lavu

3.3
(88)

Cloud-based iPad POS system for the restaurant industry

Pricing

Starting from

$69/month

Value for money

3.1

1.3

4.4

What users say about Lavu's value for money

Cost us over huge and despite them never getting the system fully functional.

jj

joe j.

Servers cannot send orders to the kitchen, we cannot run cards, servers loose track of what the final cost of the bill is for the customers and what their order is.

JT

Jennifer T.

Total

5

37

8

features in common

5

features in common

Lavu's unique features

  • Document Storage

  • Real Time Data

  • Order Processing

  • Activity Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Templates

  • Third Party Integration

NCR Aloha

3.7
(71)

Technology to help you run your restaurant end-to-end

Pricing

Value for money

3.3

1.1

4.4

What users say about NCR Aloha's value for money

Costly, but great operating, staff enjoyed, easy system.

TS

TJ S.

Set up is brutal, cost is high, customer service was non existent. System did crash more than once.

TS

TJ S.

Total

5

50

8

features in common

5

features in common

NCR Aloha's unique features

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Inventory Tracking

  • Productivity Reporting

  • Categorization

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Customizable Templates

Vend

4.3
(213)

Run the world's best retail with Vend point-of-sale system.

Pricing

Starting from

$99/month

Value for money

4.2

0.2

4.4

What users say about Vend's value for money

Neat, simple and easy to use, starter price was competitive. Good inventory management features, which feeds into the POS system, simple reporting and it has the capabilitiy to link to Xero.

MC

MS C.

The thorough reporting has allowed us to order product far more efficiently and accurately than before. The price is reasonable, the customer support is fantastic.

Jim W.

Total

2

4

8

features in common

2

features in common

Vend's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • API

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Customizable Templates

Pricing

Starting from

$129/month

Value for money

4.4
4.4

What users say about SimpleConsign's value for money

Price, reliability and ease of use. Very good value overall, and user-friendly.

BB

Beth B.

I have kept the Consignor records manually in the past and this system is worth every penny. Monthly reports make filings easy.

LD

Lawrence D.

Total

1

15

8

features in common

1

features in common

SimpleConsign's unique features

  • API

  • Partial Payments

  • Discount Management

  • QuickBooks Integration

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

ShopKeep

4.2
(684)

The simplest way to make smarter business decisions.

Pricing

Starting from

$49/month

Value for money

4.0

0.4

4.4

What users say about ShopKeep's value for money

Overall, I believe this is a good product that just needs to be improved a little to make more functional for the price, which is not cheap.

JD

Jorge D.

Ease of use, customer friendly, foolproof set-up and training, retail pricing and inventory features, customer messaging and engagement opportunities, accounting interface.

MW

MIchael W.

Total

5

36

8

features in common

5

features in common

ShopKeep's unique features

  • Cost Tracking

  • Offline Access

  • Engagement Analytics

  • Access Control

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Customizable Templates

Practi

4.6
(5)

Smart EPoS platform for SMBs

Features

Total

2

26

8

features in common

2

features in common

Practi's unique features

  • Permission Management

  • Access Control

  • Employee Management

  • Discount Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Customizable Reporting

Pricing

Starting from

$79/month

Value for money

3.8

0.6

4.4

What users say about Bindo POS's value for money

The benefits I get from this software is the ability to use it on many different devices as well as having the ease of updating my products and prices whenever I want.

RG

Robert G.

The only negative I can speak to on this product is that it can get a tad bit pricey, however the company does offer a free trial period.

CN

Chris N.

Total

4

48

8

features in common

4

features in common

Bindo POS's unique features

  • Employee Time Tracking

  • Sales Reporting

  • CRM Integration

  • Website Integration

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Templates

  • Electronic Payments

  • Third Party Integration

Ambur

3.2
(10)

iPad optimized POS system for restaurants

Pricing

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

1.9

2.5

4.4

What users say about Ambur's value for money

Any business always wants to find ways to save money and time. This is the best solution for me and I'm sure many users feel the same way.

MY

Mark Y.

Training someone using Ambur is very simple, which in turn saves time and money. There are no hidden fees.

MY

Mark Y.

Total

3

23

8

features in common

3

features in common

Ambur's unique features

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Attendance Management

  • Payroll Integration

  • Order Processing

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Third Party Integration

  • Customizable Templates

Revel Systems

3.8
(288)

The Best iPad Point-of-Sale System

Pricing

Starting from

$79/month

Value for money

3.5

0.9

4.4

What users say about Revel Systems' value for money

Ease of use in payments, refunds, tabs, etc is awesome. I have had a great experience with a team who helped set up and guide me through the Revel experience.

GM

Gentry M.

This makes it hard to get the price right. Have had to do a manual discount, rather than percentage to work around this.

JW

John W.

Total

3

15

8

features in common

3

features in common

Revel Systems' unique features

  • API

  • Sales Reporting

  • Employee Management

  • SSL Security

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Customizable Reporting

iVend Retail

4.0
(14)

An Integrated Omnichannel Retail Solution

Features

Total

1

7

8

features in common

1

features in common

iVend Retail's unique features

  • Accounting Integration

  • Forecasting

  • Order Processing

  • API

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

Hike

3.9
(33)

Sell in-store, online and on-the-go with Hike POS

Pricing

Starting from

$49/month

Value for money

3.9

0.5

4.4

What users say about Hike's value for money

Easy to work with , well coordinated views, easy menus, well priced , Quick & excellent customer support , user friendly.

AA

Akeel A.

Hike should only print the higher price on receipt. Else we face an angry customer... (MYOB allows this).

AA

Akeel A.

Total

3

19

8

features in common

3

features in common

Hike's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Accounting Integration

  • Inventory Management

  • Discount Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Customizable Reporting

Cashier Live

3.8
(17)

Web-based point of sale software

Pricing

Starting from

$75/month

Value for money

2.7

1.7

4.4

What users say about Cashier Live's value for money

Good product but price increase made it expensive.

bW

ben W.

There were no discounts offered to us for being long term customers. For our small coffee business this product became unaffordable so we ended up looking into less expensive options.

JW

Jeanette W.

Total

1

24

8

features in common

1

features in common

Cashier Live's unique features

  • Accounting Management

  • Employee Management

  • eCommerce Integration

  • Data Synchronization

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

DoliPos

(0)

Solutions for On-line businesses

Features

Total

1

7

8

features in common

1

features in common

DoliPos' unique features

  • Data Import

  • Invoice Management

  • Product Catalog

  • Data Import/Export

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

QuickBooks Payments

4.3
(45)

Mobile credit card processor for vendors

Features

Total

1

17

8

features in common

1

features in common

QuickBooks Payments' unique features

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Direct Deposit

  • Receipt Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • POS

GiftLogic

4.2
(38)

Point-of-sale, inventory and customer relationship software

Pricing

Value for money

4.3

0.1

4.4

What users say about GiftLogic's value for money

This was not a perfect match - but the price was right and the customer support is fantastic.

DC

Deborah C.

I am happy to be able to use a POS system that was within budget for my company. The support system is awesome.

PB

Patricia B.

Total

1

3

8

features in common

1

features in common

GiftLogic's unique features

  • Client Management

  • Inventory Tracking

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

LivePOS

4.3
(22)

Hybrid cloud POS for chains & franchises

Pricing

Starting from

$99/month

Value for money

4.3

0.1

4.4

What users say about LivePOS's value for money

A great way of saving money is to find the best solution for your business.

BC

Brittney C.

Good service provided by LivePOS at an affordable price.

AH

Andrew H.

Total

4

32

8

features in common

4

features in common

LivePOS's unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Invoice Management

  • Accounting Integration

  • Data Migration

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Templates

  • Electronic Payments

  • Real Time Reporting

Epos Now

4.1
(249)

Secure electronic point of sale (POS) system

Pricing

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

3.9

0.5

4.4

What users say about Epos Now's value for money

We are extremely happy with our purchase overall. The solution is leagues beyond our previous POS software and the cost to switched worked out to be less that the cost to upgrade.

JC

Jo C.

Ve bought the integration with Shopify and this sync is not working either and they are blaming Shopify about this. No product or refund data to be synced during the day, nobody to reach for help.

ZD

Zehra D.

Total

3

55

8

features in common

3

features in common

Epos Now's unique features

  • Stock Management

  • POS Integration

  • Booking Management

  • Retail Inventory Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Reporting

  • POS

  • Customizable Templates

Koomi POS

4.4
(70)

iPad POS for quick-serve, takeaway & on-the-go customers

Pricing

Starting from

$79/month

Value for money

4.3

0.1

4.4

What users say about Koomi POS's value for money

I usually change my settings and prices at home with my phone. The fact it's an app on a tablet is also super nice.

Gabriel S.

You get a software with all the abilities you need for a cash register in a small shop at a perfect price.

EL

Emilie L.

Total

5

31

8

features in common

5

features in common

Koomi POS's unique features

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Sales Reporting

  • Price Management

  • Access Control

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Customizable Templates

Toast POS

4.2
(269)

Cloud-based Point of Sale solution for restaurants

Pricing

Starting from

$100/month

Value for money

3.9

0.5

4.4

What users say about Toast POS's value for money

We also have the inventory module and love the costing and menu mapping.

GC

Gregg C.

I enjoy how many items can be displayed throughout the system within endless categories. It is very simple to edit the spelling of a product, the price or the quantity you have remaining.

JT

Jill T.

Total

4

18

8

features in common

4

features in common

Toast POS's unique features

  • Loyalty Program

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Employee Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Customizable Templates

Simphony

4.4
(14)

Restaurant POS for food service management

Pricing

Value for money

3.5

0.9

4.4

What users say about Simphony's value for money

Moved into teh cloud from Res to Simphony - was a great move for us - less spend on hardware, updates through icences /subscription to services.

MP

Mike P.

Everything not completed on original set up will cost thousands of dollars to correct by an oracle programmer.

SW

Sam W.

Total

2

27

8

features in common

2

features in common

Simphony's unique features

  • Multi-Location

  • Accounting Integration

  • Employee Management

  • Sales Tracking

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Customizable Templates

Ovvi

4.9
(11)

POS software for retail stores and restaurants

Features

Total

2

30

8

features in common

2

features in common

Ovvi's unique features

  • Multi-Language

  • Accounting Integration

  • eCommerce Integration

  • Sales Tracking

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Electronic Payments

  • Customizable Reporting

When I Work

4.5
(856)

Staff scheduling, time tracking, communication & attendance

Pricing

Starting from

$2/month

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.4

What users say about When I Work's value for money

When I Work is such a great scheduling solution for almost any business with more than one employee. It offers tons of great features at reasonable prices compared to some of their competitors.

SB

Skyler B.

This makes scheduling is super easy and FAST. I love the fact that I can track hours, labor cost and keep an accurate record of all staff contact info.

Sarah D.

Total

1

86

8

features in common

1

features in common

When I Work's unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • Offline Access

  • iCalendar Support

  • SMS Integration

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • POS

HungerRush

3.7
(30)

Restaurant management system for SMBs

Pricing

Value for money

3.6

0.8

4.4

What users say about HungerRush's value for money

Great software fir the money. Very easy to use and track inventory.

DB

Don B.

The customer service is horrible. They raise the price by 30% in the middle of your contract without any warning or notice at all.

CK

Chris K.

Total

4

38

8

features in common

4

features in common

HungerRush's unique features

  • Multi-Location

  • Summary Reports

  • Customer History

  • Order Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Templates

  • Electronic Payments

  • Third Party Integration

RMS POS

4.0
(1)

Point of sale software for retail stores and restaurants

Features

Total

2

23

8

features in common

2

features in common

RMS POS's unique features

  • Price Management

  • Accounting Integration

  • Discount Management

  • Loyalty Program

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Electronic Payments

  • Customizable Reporting

PointOS

3.6
(54)

Point your restaurant in the right direction with PointOS.

Pricing

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

3.5

0.9

4.4

What users say about PointOS's value for money

It really is a great system for the price. Aside from a few of the glitches, it's well worth the money.

AP

Anthony P.

Everything starting from the software to the costumer service. Been facing a problem with it since I got it never fixed.

BA

Bader A.

Total

1

35

8

features in common

1

features in common

PointOS's unique features

  • Sales Reporting

  • Caller ID

  • Time Clock

  • Billing & Invoicing

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customizable Categories

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

SpotOn Restaurant

4.7
(82)

Restaurant POS for payment processing

Pricing

Starting from

$65/month

Value for money

4.6

0.2

4.4

What users say about SpotOn Restaurant's value for money

The support is award winning in my opinion. Quick responses to early on questions and transparent pricing.

BD

Bart D.

I love the ability to control overrides on pricing, discounts, voids all from my phone and I can be anywhere.

BA

Bret A.

Total

3

29

8

features in common

3

features in common

SpotOn Restaurant's unique features

  • Order Management

  • Ad hoc Analysis

  • Gift Card System

  • Status Reporting

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Customizable Categories

  • Third Party Integration

  • Customizable Templates

SmartSwipe

4.7
(14)

Mobile payment processing solution

Pricing

Value for money

4.8

0.4

4.4

What users say about SmartSwipe's value for money

The actual work flow was well thought out and it completes a transaction in record time. The cost of SS has shown to be less than it competitors over time.

TB

Ty B.

The actual work flow was well thought out and it completes a transaction in record time. The cost of SS has shown to be less than it competitors over time.

TB

Ty B.

Total

2

25

8

features in common

2

features in common

SmartSwipe's unique features

  • Real Time Data

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • eCommerce Management

  • Discount Management

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Customer Database