List of Free and Open Source Bookkeeping Software

Here is our list of Free and Open Source Bookkeeping Software. Please contact us if you know of a program that should be on this page. Boffin supports open source software. If you have an open source project, we may consider making a small donation to your project. To be considered, please get in touch via the contact page.


Wave is a free bookkeeping application designed for small businesses. It gives unlimited invoicing, expense tracking, and eliminates manual entry as it can be securely connected to the user's bank account. It can also provide reports essential for businesses such as sales tax reports, balance sheets, Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables reports.


More is designed to look like any spreadsheet system, it is coupled with video tutorials for easy understanding. This free bookkeeping software has a natural and familiar feel to it encouraging users to give it a try. It helps business owners and accountants to keep track of their income, expenses, accounts payables and receivables and accomplish a VAT return for VAT registered establishments.


PostBooks - Apart from a full accounting support (accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliation, general ledger) this software provides, it also has a built-in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and also an Inventory & Manufacturing Management system ideal for small to medium businesses.

GNU Cash

GNU Cash is suitable for personal and small business accounting. This free bookkeeping software makes use of a check book like a register to record income, expenses, payables, receivables, monitor bank accounts and stocks. It's great for Solaris, Windows, and Mac OS and also has an app for Androids.

Quick File

Quick File is a free bookkeeping software ideal for novice or users with no accounting background. It's easy to understand and does not use unfamiliar accounting terms. It helps track accounts' ageing, balances, sends email messages and even follow-up on late payers. It also has a client management feature where patrons can log in, view invoices and settle accounts online.

Adminsoft Accounts

Adminsoft Accounts - This software is designed for small business owners to manage their books, monitor stock inventory, process purchase orders and even assist payroll processing. It also has special software extensions specifically for the auto trade, and restaurant businesses namely Auto Manager and Café/Shop Manager making it easier to manage the financial processes of those types of business.


Manager is a free bookkeeping software comprises of various modules. Each deals with the nitty-gritty aspects of accounting such as recording of receipts and payments, creation, recording and reporting of sales and purchase invoices, setting up and maintenance of a contact directory, chart of accounts management, and journal entries and creation of standard accounting reports. It works on all Windows versions and in Mac and Linux too.

Invoice Expert

Invoice Expert gives full attention to invoicing with its extensive and user friendly system. This free bookkeeping software also assists business owners in managing their sales and stocks inventories. It also has a customer management feature to help keep track of invoices, payment history and much more. Best of all, users can use this software to more than 1 computer with its networking features.

Free Accounting Pty Ltd's Free Accounting Software

Free Accounting Pty Ltd's Free Accounting Software is a free multi-user software that includes all the necessary features for smooth and complete bookkeeping. It provides electronic safekeeping of legal documents related to businesses like activity statements and tax returns and the technical support via email, phone and tutorial videos can be accessed all throughout the year.