26 Free or Open Source Tools Accounting Software

Many people are worried to handle their personal finances with the start of the new year. So, here we identified accounting software which can help you to manage complex finances of sales, customers, employees, and business expenses.

Here is the list of Opensource  and Free Accounting software

Front Accounting

Front Accounting software offers some basic ERP functions as well as fairly advanced accounting functions. It let you access your books from any browser.
Operating System: OS Independent


GnuCash accounting software offers a complete personal finance manager, as well as basic business accounting features. It includes investment management and tracking capabilities, plus accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing, etc.
Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X


This accounting software is aimed at small to medium-sized organizations. It offers a cross-platform, multi-user client-server based accounting system. It tracks accounts, debtors, creditors, products, and more.

TurboCASH Accounting

TurboCASH Accounting software, entry-level Accounting package for single users, small networks, and distributed networks. Delphi development in Windows, Linux in Wine. Accommodates developer scripts, local plugins, and multi-language translation.


Accounting and Payroll Software Business System includes complete accounting functionality to balance sheet, unlimited cash books, petty cash books, Debtors, Creditors, Payroll, Stock and Inventory, Basic Bill of Materials and full accounting integration.

osFinancials Accounting Software 

osFinancials is a free accounting package, easy to install Stock control and point of sales integrated with good support and plugins. Import from osCommerce, virtue-mart, Magento, zen cart etc.

APAC Accounting and Business Management

Accounting Including Point-of-sale, Invoicing, Job Costing, Production, Orders, Quotations, Inventory (Stock), Accounts Receivable (Debtors), Accounts Payable (Creditors), General Ledger, Management Reports, Reconciliations.

PhreeBooks Accounting

Web-based (ERP) accounting. Management of inventory (labour, stock, and assemblies), customer/vendor accounts, banking, shipping. POS. Standard/Custom reports. Multi-user level security. Interface to e-commerce, Multi-language, currency, a company capable.
Operating System: OS Independent


It lets you track a watch list and your current investments in 24 global stock markets. It includes advanced starting capabilities, alerts, stock-picking filters, optional cloud storage.
Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X


Chartsy makes it easy to view the trading history for your favourite stocks. It includes you to a YouTube tutorial, as well as plug-ins to help you analyze your stock picks.
Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X


This “personal budget software ” requires very little financial knowledge on the part of the user, and with the help of the quickstart tutorial, you can be up and running in as little as five minutes.
Operating System: OS Independent


Grisbi accounting software provides standard personal finance software features, like tracking multiple accounts, reports, budgeting and a scheduler. It also includes a few more advanced features suitable for organizations, such as multiple currency management, multiple user management, and more.
Operating System: Windows, Linux


ZipBooks allows you to sync with your bank account(s) to keep you up-to-date with all your financial data. By linking your bank account with ZipBooks, you can view all your expenses directly from your ZipBooks account.


This app for the KDE desktop offers a very user-friendly interface and can import Quicken files. It claims to be “the BEST personal finance software for Linux users.”
Operating System: Linux

Money Manager Ex

This browser-based app allows you to access your financial information from your desktop or the Internet, even from your mobile phone. It tracks multiple accounts, including investment accounts, and can import data from Excel or Quicken.
Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X



It tracks investments and multiple currencies and can import data from Quicken or online banking services.
Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X


Yapbam offers all the typical personal finance software functionality. The interface is pretty basic, it does offer features like the transaction entry wizard, negative balance alerts, and automated recurring transactions.
Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X


The “world’s most popular open-source payroll and time management software,” TimeTrex includes modules for employee scheduling, time and attendance and payroll.
Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

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