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Tabs3 product overview

What is Tabs3?

Tabs3 is a legal management suite that provides law firms with billing, financial, and practice management solutions to help streamline legal operations. Tabs3 Software's Billing, Financials, and PracticeMaster solutions allow businesses to manage the account billing process, company financials, and other all aspects related to case management. Key features include time tracking, billing rate management, general ledger, accounts payables, trust accounting, case and matters management, an integrated calendar, document manager, and many more.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
Chat
Knowledge Base

Training options

Webinars
In Person
Videos
Documentation
Live Online

Tabs3 pricing information

Value for money

4.7

/5

161

Starting from

$

32

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

Tabs3 features

Functionality

4.5

/5

161
Total Features58 6 categories

Most valued features by users

Document Management
Task Management
Case Management
Calendar Management
Document Storage
Access Controls/Permissions
Alerts/Notifications
Client Management

Tabs3 users reviews

Overall rating

4.7

/5

161

Positive reviews

96%

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Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8.99/10
Rating distribution

5

4

3

2

1

121

33

4

2

1

Pros
Maintenance is awesome and worth every penny. Flexibility in use with other programs is absolutely flawless.

BH

Barry H.

For me, the billing and reporting functions are great. Customer support is accessible, knowledgeable and a big help.

AP

Andree P.

I have been using this software for over 15 years and I still love it. With every upgrade they have listened and thoughtfully made great upgrades.

TH

Teri H.

Cons
You have to do a reverse update to open and print old charges which is annoying when that info is needed. I print the bill each month so that I have the record handy.

cm

cheryl m.

Somewhat uncomfortable with use for flat fees.

RA

Richard A.

It is very difficult to navigate and hard to learn if you are not trained well, and especially if you do not have significant bookkeeping experience.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Overall Rating
  • Ease of use
  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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I highly recommend Tabs3 Software

Reviewed 2 years ago

We use Tabs for our timekeeping and billing, the Tabs3 Connect is a great feature for attorneys to enter their time on the go. The General Ledger and Accounts Payable software integrate well with each other and with Tabs, so that saves on duplication of work. Practice Master has great features and is a great database for containing the information needed for our clients.

Pros

The software is very user friendly, the programs are intuitive and the e-mail bills are a great function! We have been using all the products offered by Tabs3 for over 25 years. The upgrades always have something new and better when they come out.

Cons

There just isn't enough time for me to learn all the capabilities of the software.

Vendor response

Tracy, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We appreciate hearing from you. Unfortunately I can't add more time to the day, but if there's something we can do to make things easier for you, please let us know! - Emily L., Software Trainer

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  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Satisfied Customer

Reviewed 7 months ago

We have used Tabs3 for billing since before I started (16 years ago), but we used another practice management software for a while before switching to PracticeMaster. We recently made the change from the basic version to the Platinum version. The price difference was the hurdle, but the features in Platinum are valuable. Support has been very good over the years.

Pros

We have added fields in PracticeMaster to track information that we want available, and those fields are then available in the Report Writer. For example, we added a tab for our Estate Planning matters to track which documents were created for them and whether we are storing the originals or if the client has the originals. Report Writer allows you to create custom reports pulling information from PracticeMaster. I wish you could pull more information from other parts of the Tabs3 Suite in the reports. While we are slow to incorporate new features into our daily use, I find many of them valuable. We have just started to use the email statement feature which isn't very new.

Cons

There is so much to the software that it can take a new user a little while to get up to speed on it. It takes some training to know where to enter information so that it syncs correctly between the different parts of the software. We need to be more proactive about learning about the features and functionality. We don't have a reseller that helps us implement them.

Vendor response

Katherine, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We appreciate your feedback. There are some tools available to pull data from other areas of the software for reports--if you're interested, reach out to Support and we can talk to you about them! Thanks again! - Emily L., Software Trainer

Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend4/10

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The not so good Tabs

Reviewed 5 years ago

I have had Tabs since 2010, it is terrible. You purchase the program and then you constantly have to go back to customer service (tech dept.) and they want to hit you up for $200 per hour for tech help, as you can imagine that is absurd, expensive and terrible. They let you buy the product and make it seem like there is no additional cost, reality is that you better pay for the ongoing tech support because there are always errors and problems that need addressing, did I mention the $50 minimal charge or $200 per hour for tech help. I rarely was able to use the program, each time I tries there was some new error message and a need to seek out tech department, truly a terrible experience.

Pros

The software has a wide array of features and billing is nicely prints out in a very organized and concise format, it really does have a lot of detail and nice features.

Cons

It seems to always have some problem or error message on the rare instances when I actually needed it to do a billing for a client, nothing is worse than paying for a product and then having to waste time because it will not work and then get stuck paying extra by having to call and pay the tech department $200 per hour to help you figure out why their product does not work as it is promised and as it should from the start. How is it possible that the product regularly has error messages that are not resolvable without a call to the tech department. Very frustrating.

Vendor response

I am sorry that Mr. Gunthert has not had a good experience. We have reached out to him to discuss the specific issues that he is having.   I did want to mention a few things related to the points that he brought up. To make sure clients get off to a good start, every purchase of Tabs3 includes a free year of maintenance, which includes both technical support and any product updates that come out...

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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TAB3 Software is great

Reviewed 8 months ago

The overall experience is been excellent especially the prompt response to support.

Pros

Runs locally and fast over my local network using Windows 10 Pro. Quick response means productivity is achieved. Like the fact that I can use for my financial part of my practice-trust accounting, general ledger accounting, accounts payable. All accessible to all users at my firm.

Cons

This software as many features and you need to take the time to learn the new features and sometimes they require extensive time to develop.

Vendor response

William, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to leave a review! We're very glad you're enjoying your experience with Tabs3. If there's anything we can do to help you be even more productive, please let us know! - Emily L., Software Trainer

Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Complete package for the small law firm

Reviewed 2 years ago

We were able to build a collections process that efficiently walks through the matter steps so that everything is done quickly and accurately. Setting up workflows that set calendar follow, merge documents, send emails, launch appropriate websites as needed, or do calculations.

Pros

We love it's ease of use and ability to customize the PracticeMaster module. It's intuitive and the billing side is very robust.

Cons

Because of it's versatility and customization features, you can easily get carried away with data collection.

Vendor response

Sharon, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We appreciate it very much. - Emily L., Software Trainer

Tabs3 FAQs and common questions

Tabs3 has the following pricing plans:
Starting from: $32.00
Free Trial: Available


Tabs3 has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


Tabs3 supports the following languages:
No information available


Tabs3 supports the following devices:
We do not have any information about what devices Tabs3 supports


No, Tabs3 does not have an API available.


Tabs3 integrates with the following applications:
LawPay, HotDocs, Microsoft Outlook, NetDocuments, Microsoft Excel


Tabs3 offers the following support options:
Phone Support, Email/Help Desk, Chat, Knowledge Base

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