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M1 Alternatives

How do M1 alternatives compare?

Prodio and Odoo stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing M1 to its top 100 alternatives, Fulcrum has the highest rating, with Optessa as the runner-up, and M1 ranking 89th place. QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise has the most reviews with a total of 18,014, while M1 has 64. Users say Prodio tops the list for value for money followed by QT9 ERP, while M1 comes in 86th. Users also say Optessa and BulkdataPro are the easiest to use, while M1 takes 79th place.


How do I choose the best M1 alternative?

Browse our list of competitors to find the tool that's right for your team and workflow. Filter apps by features, pricing, ratings, integrations, devices and more. Read verified reviews and discover what other people in your industry are using. Compare apps side by side to find the best match for your business.


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Top 100 alternatives

Prodio

4.5
(2)

Production management software for small manufacturers

Features

Total

7

28

61

features in common

7

features in common

Prodio's unique features

  • Employee Management

  • Performance Metrics

  • Business Analysis

  • Gantt Charts

M1's unique features

  • Shipping Labels

  • Time & Expense Tracking

  • Third Party Integration

  • Data Filtering

Odoo

4.2
(395)

Full Suite of Integrated Business Apps

Pricing

Starting from

$20/month

Value for money

4.1

0.9

3.2

What users say about Odoo's value for money

It has a very large community of users and with the best support for this type of applications. It has the best prices in the market and even has a free version for small businesses.

Jaimel R.

Relatively inexpensive to use compared to products in its category. Studio app in the very friendly to make many changes required during implementation.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

36

263

61

features in common

36

features in common

Odoo's unique features

  • Recurring Billing

  • Availability Indicator

  • Planning Tools

  • Account Reconciliation

M1's unique features

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Prioritizing

  • Price Management

  • HR Management

DELMIAworks

4.1
(286)

Integrated manufacturing ERP solution

Pricing

Value for money

3.8

0.6

3.2

What users say about DELMIAworks' value for money

I was leery about EDI, much to my delight integration is outstanding. Front loads are visible in the schedule right away, instead of 24 hours later saving us expedite costs.

CM

Carol M.

There's no time or money wasted on customization because you're not given the source code. In other words, it's basically off the shelf.

TL

Ted L.

Total

7

18

61

features in common

7

features in common

DELMIAworks' unique features

  • Estimating

  • Process Control

  • Cost Estimating

  • IT Cost Management

M1's unique features

  • Shipping Labels

  • Time & Expense Tracking

  • Third Party Integration

  • Design Management

E2 Shop System

4.3
(662)

Shop management for shops & made-to-order manufacturers

Pricing

Value for money

4.2

1.0

3.2

What users say about E2 Shop System's value for money

I love that we can collect real time information on the progress of a job, and when all is said and done, we know EXACTLY how much it cost us to produce a part.

MB

Monica B.

Due to the job and cost tracking capabilities of E2, we are able to stay on top of our prices that we charge our customers.

VP

Vickie P.

Total

13

26

61

features in common

13

features in common

E2 Shop System's unique features

  • Benchmarking

  • Document Templates

  • Estimating

  • Barcode Scanning

M1's unique features

  • Time & Expense Tracking

  • Data Filtering

  • Resource Management

  • Real Time Updates

MIE Trak Pro

4.7
(115)

ERP software for manufacturing businesses

Pricing

Starting from

$150

Value for money

4.6

1.4

3.2

What users say about MIE Trak Pro's value for money

Evaluate cost of and ease of back-end support vs. initial cost of software to establish the true cost of ownership. Is it easy to find staff who know the software.

VJ

Vesa J. A.

Price, local support, good training, expandable, easy to amend errors, easy to automate routine work, able to easily search for invoicing and customer data.

MC

Mark C.

Total

7

74

61

features in common

7

features in common

MIE Trak Pro's unique features

  • Catalog Management

  • Barcode Support

  • Balance Sheet

  • ACH Payment Processing

M1's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Supplier Management

  • Design Management

Infor VISUAL

4.4
(32)

Enterprise resource planning platform

Pricing

Value for money

4.0

0.8

3.2

What users say about Infor VISUAL's value for money

Great software for manufcactureing companies operating in an actual cost environment.

DC

Douglas C.

Overall Visual is a great system and I believe for the cost it can't be beat in its market placement.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

6

24

61

features in common

6

features in common

Infor VISUAL's unique features

  • Compliance Management

  • Approval Process Control

  • Change Management

  • Electronic Signature Capture

M1's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Supplier Management

  • Shipping Management

  • Data Filtering

Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine)

3.9
(63)

ERP solution for discrete & process manufacturers

Pricing

Starting from

$150/month

Value for money

3.7

0.5

3.2

What users say about Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine)'s value for money

The Configure Price Quote tools are excellent. They provide all the functionality required for our customers to configure specific, unique products to their specifications.

SE

Scott E.

We are able to track financials, costs of manufacturing and purchasing, as well as keep track and do great reporting where necessary.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

20

38

61

features in common

20

features in common

Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine)'s unique features

  • Disaster Recovery

  • Electronic Data Interchange

  • Capacity Management

  • Planning Tools

M1's unique features

  • Document Storage

  • Workflow Management

  • Shipping Labels

  • Data Filtering

QT9 ERP

4.9
(11)

Windows-based enterprise resource planning software

Features

Total

23

58

61

features in common

23

features in common

QT9 ERP's unique features

  • Catalog Management

  • Job Tracking

  • Scheduling

  • Capacity Management

M1's unique features

  • Filtered Views

  • User Management

  • Design Management

  • General Ledger

Fulcrum

5.0
(2)

Cloud-based manufacturing ERP, MRP & MES solution

Features

Total

28

58

61

features in common

28

features in common

Fulcrum's unique features

  • Capacity Management

  • Client Portal

  • Clock In / Out

  • Scheduling

M1's unique features

  • Document Storage

  • Projections

  • Filtered Views

  • Customer Database

NetSuite

4.1
(731)

The World’s Leading, Most Deployed Cloud ERP Solution

Pricing

Starting from

$499/month

Value for money

3.7

0.5

3.2

What users say about NetSuite's value for money

A long learning curve, but very happy with the outcome. You will be investing a lot of time and money to get this rolling, so you need to think about being in it for the long haul.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Since it is so customization it is a little more difficult to learn. It is a bit costly and you pay per seat so if you need to have 1 person have multiple seats then it could get a little more costly.

CC

Crystal C.

Total

21

65

61

features in common

21

features in common

NetSuite's unique features

  • Barcode Scanning

  • Sales Tax Management

  • Financial Analysis

  • Multi-Location

M1's unique features

  • Filtered Views

  • Third Party Integration

  • Design Management

  • Forecasting

ProShop

5.0
(65)

ERP system integrated with MES, QMS & more for manufacturing

Pricing

Starting from

$500/month

Value for money

4.9

1.7

3.2

What users say about ProShop's value for money

We have a much better handle on the actual cost to produce our products, which among other things has made us more competitive.

DS

DEBBIE S.

We are much more confident when estimating cost and lead time, and watching the work move though the shop in real time ensures we stay on track.

Bryce F.

Total

20

53

61

features in common

20

features in common

ProShop's unique features

  • Compliance Management

  • Contact Database

  • Job Tracking

  • Corrective Actions

M1's unique features

  • Design Management

  • Workflow Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Customer Database

Katana

4.8
(85)

Smart and Visual Manufacturing & Inventory Software for SMBs

Pricing

Starting from

$99/month

Value for money

4.7

1.5

3.2

What users say about Katana's value for money

Support is responsive, although we didn't have much need for support thanks to a very thorough and detailed knowledge base. Reasonably priced compared to other inventory management systems.

ET

Elias T.

If you use Shopify, than you can easily integrate and sync with Katana. As a very valuable side-effect we got a MUCH better understanding of the overall production activities and their cost.

TS

Tommy S.

Total

11

39

61

features in common

11

features in common

Katana's unique features

  • Search Functionality

  • Data Import/Export

  • Activity Tracking

  • Automatic Adjustments

M1's unique features

  • Time & Expense Tracking

  • Workflow Management

  • Warehouse Management

  • Design Management

Prodsmart

4.7
(61)

The complete manufacturing suite for SMBs.

Pricing

Starting from

$600/month

Value for money

4.6

1.4

3.2

What users say about Prodsmart's value for money

This gives me the ability to price with much more accuracy my products. The other great aspect of Prodsmart is the real-time management.

Roberto F.

We are very happy to work with Prodsmart. We already updated our subscription.

Davide Silva M.

Total

10

32

61

features in common

10

features in common

Prodsmart's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Employee Self Service

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Data Import/Export

M1's unique features

  • Shipping Labels

  • User Management

  • Transaction History

  • Data Visualization

Mapex

(0)

Manufacturing execution and production scheduling software

Features

Total

11

32

61

features in common

11

features in common

Mapex's unique features

  • Cost Tracking

  • Performance Metrics

  • Change Management

  • Dashboard Creation

M1's unique features

  • Time & Expense Tracking

  • Workflow Management

  • Warehouse Management

  • Design Management

PolyPM

4.6
(37)

PLM, ERP, PDM, WMS for apparel & textile manufacturers

Pricing

Value for money

4.8

1.6

3.2

What users say about PolyPM's value for money

Look at all MRP software for the apparel industry. We found PolyPM to be the best in cost, quality, and customer support.

PB

Paul B.

Best rated Textile ERP solution for your investment.

RB

Rodrigo B.

Total

6

14

61

features in common

6

features in common

PolyPM's unique features

  • Order Entry

  • Discount Management

  • Retail Inventory Management

  • Electronic Data Interchange

M1's unique features

  • Sales Orders

  • Third Party Integration

  • Supplier Management

  • Data Visualization

Realtrac

4.1
(68)

Real-Time Shop Management System

Pricing

Starting from

$189/month

Value for money

4.2

1.0

3.2

What users say about Realtrac's value for money

Great for the price but feels a little "not ready for prime time" due to some inconsistencies between screens and modules.

AW

Art W.

Job costing and tracking the hours for each station really helps me keep track of what the employees are doing daily.

Debbie P.

Total

4

9

61

features in common

4

features in common

Realtrac's unique features

  • Status Tracking

  • Estimating

  • Vendor Management

  • Job Scheduling

M1's unique features

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Shipping Management

  • Shipping Labels

  • Data Visualization

Pricing

Value for money

4.0

0.8

3.2

What users say about Sage X3's value for money

The financial analysis on the dash board helped me a lot to prepare my budget for the next year, and the reporting is very good on Sage X3.

Hasan E.

Faster, simpler and flexible to implement and quick return on Investment(ROI) and fully integrated to Sage X3 people HR solution.

FG

Francis G.

Total

16

37

61

features in common

16

features in common

Sage X3's unique features

  • Financial Analysis

  • Fixed Asset Management

  • Mobile Integration

  • Budget Control

M1's unique features

  • Design Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Resource Management

  • Customer Database

xTuple

4.2
(116)

Inventory Management Solutions for Growing Manufacturers

Pricing

Starting from

$175/month

Value for money

4.2

1.0

3.2

What users say about xTuple's value for money

Open Source makes customizing easy for our programmers. Excellent price structure.

JB

Jacqueline B.

Postbooks is opensource and it is the best way to start without investing lot of money. It simply takes time to implement and change ways of doing things.

RP

Renaud P.

Total

17

39

61

features in common

17

features in common

xTuple's unique features

  • Compliance Management

  • Dashboard Creation

  • Traceability

  • Financial Analysis

M1's unique features

  • Design Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Customer Database

Genius ERP

4.2
(59)

Enterprise resource planning for SME custom manufacturers

Pricing

Value for money

4.4

1.2

3.2

What users say about Genius ERP's value for money

Genius tracks all costs to each machine which gives great visibility into our margins that we can trace all the way to our financial reports.

JH

Jennifer H.

We have really just begun to capture some data, but advantages so far are job costing, tracking/scheduling, and analysis.

MO

Mike O.

Total

13

36

61

features in common

13

features in common

Genius ERP's unique features

  • Dashboard Creation

  • Facility Scheduling

  • Inventory Tracking

  • Vendor Management

M1's unique features

  • User Management

  • Distribution Management

  • Shipping Labels

  • Receiving

Wherefour

4.9
(8)

Modern and easy-to-use inventory management/traceability ERP

Features

Total

16

39

61

features in common

16

features in common

Wherefour's unique features

  • Data Import

  • Data Import/Export

  • Training Management

  • Drag & Drop Interface

M1's unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • Time & Expense Tracking

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • CRM Integration

E2 Manufacturing System

4.2
(27)

Enterprise resource planning software for shops

Features

Total

14

19

61

features in common

14

features in common

E2 Manufacturing System's unique features

  • Traceability

  • Estimating

  • Task Scheduling

  • Cost Estimating

M1's unique features

  • User Management

  • Data Visualization

  • Sales Orders

  • Receipt Management

Optessa

5.0
(1)

Advanced Planning and Scheduling Solution

Features

Total

1

6

61

features in common

1

features in common

Optessa's unique features

  • Task Scheduling

  • Event Tracking

  • "What If" Scenarios

  • Multi-Location

M1's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • Resource Management

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Data Filtering

monday.com

4.6
(2,239)

Project Management Made Easy

Pricing

Starting from

$29/month

Value for money

4.3

1.1

3.2

What users say about monday.com's value for money

It had a fairly clean and organized design. It was easy to use and the price was good for what we needed.

GR

Greg R.

I tried out Monday.com because I saw ads for it on the subway. It has a lot of great functionality for scheduling and project manager, but the cost is out of our reach at this point.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

19

133

61

features in common

19

features in common

monday.com's unique features

  • Grants Management

  • Ideation

  • Commenting

  • Bonus Management

M1's unique features

  • Distribution Management

  • User Management

  • Shipping Labels

  • Data Filtering

Fishbowl

4.2
(636)

#1 inventory management software for QuickBooks

Pricing

Starting from

$4395

Value for money

4.1

0.9

3.2

What users say about Fishbowl's value for money

Ease of Quickbooks Online integration, ease of cost analysis.

MF

Miriam F.

It is 1/10 the price of "enterprise" systems with all the features you need. If it sounds like I'm a fan-boy, I am.

DE

David E.

Total

22

66

61

features in common

22

features in common

Fishbowl's unique features

  • Availability Management

  • Stock Management

  • eCommerce Management

  • Multi-Location

M1's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Transaction History

  • Data Visualization

  • Document Storage

NutraSoft

4.2
(12)

Food management software with nutrition analytics

Features

Total

13

40

61

features in common

13

features in common

NutraSoft's unique features

  • Compliance Management

  • Customizable Categories

  • Data Import/Export

  • QuickBooks Integration

M1's unique features

  • Transaction History

  • Data Visualization

  • Sales Orders

  • Real Time Updates

Smart IP&O

4.0
(1)

Inventory planning and optimization suite

Features

Total

6

26

61

features in common

6

features in common

Smart IP&O's unique features

  • Inventory Replenishment

  • Demand Planning

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Multi-Channel Management

M1's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Shipping Management

  • Data Filtering

Atlas Planning

4.7
(6)

Supply chain management solution for firms of all sizes

Features

Total

6

45

61

features in common

6

features in common

Atlas Planning's unique features

  • Task Planning

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Demand Planning

  • Engagement Analytics

M1's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Shipping Management

  • Data Filtering

Proteus

(0)

Business management and project collaboration software

Features

Total

15

46

61

features in common

15

features in common

Proteus' unique features

  • Contact Management

  • Cost Tracking

  • Customizable Templates

  • Project Workflow

M1's unique features

  • Warehouse Management

  • Design Management

  • Shipping Management

  • Receipt Management

Accurants

4.8
(12)

Cloud based accounting solution for SMBs and freelancers

Features

Total

7

23

61

features in common

7

features in common

Accurants' unique features

  • Email Integration

  • Expense Tracking

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Employee Management

M1's unique features

  • Sales Orders

  • Third Party Integration

  • Supplier Management

  • Design Management

Accounting Seed

3.8
(17)

Reinvent the way you do accounting

Pricing

Starting from

$3960/year

Value for money

3.5

0.3

3.2

What users say about Accounting Seed's value for money

In my opinion, AS orders & inventory would work best for medium-size business, mainly because of the cost of implementation and maintenance.

np

natalia p.

After the software cancellation due to their partner going out of business, they cancelled our subscription and our salesforce instance ground to a halt.

Doug R.

Total

2

10

61

features in common

2

features in common

Accounting Seed's unique features

  • Project Budgeting

  • Expense Claims

  • Returns Management

  • Inventory Tracking

M1's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • Resource Management

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Data Filtering

Plus & Minus

4.9
(11)

Accounting and ERP accounting in real-time

Features

Total

3

12

61

features in common

3

features in common

Plus & Minus' unique features

  • Bank Reconciliation

  • File Transfer

  • Auditing

  • Batch Processing

M1's unique features

  • Receipt Management

  • Shipping Labels

  • Sales Orders

  • Data Visualization