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Open Source Xero Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Xero is GnuCash. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Xero and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Xero are ERPNext, Odoo, Dolibarr and Invoice Ninja.

Xero alternatives are mainly CRM Systems but may also be Personal Finance Tools or Invoicing Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Xero.
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Xero is beautifully designed accounting software that lets you manage your small business finances anywhere, anytime.

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  1. GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedGnuCash is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ PortableGnuCash can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. ERPNext is a free and open-source integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software developed by Frappé Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and is built on MariaDB database system using a Python based server-side framework.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableERPNext is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for multiple currenciesERPNext allows you to use more than one currency.
    ⚫︎ PortableERPNext can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    ERPNext works with Mobile, Tables and any Computer as long as any modern web browser available.


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    Odoo

    • FreemiumOpen Source
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    Odoo (formerly OpenERP) is a suite of open-source business apps written in Python and distributed under the AGPL license, under the Open Core software business model. It is used by 2 million users worldwide to manage companies of all size.

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    Dolibarr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Cloudron

    Dolibarr ERP & CRM is a modern and easy to use open-source web software package to manage your business (customers, invoices, orders, products, stocks, agenda, e-mailings, shipments...).

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    Invoice Ninja

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
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    • Cloudron

    Invoice Ninja is a free, open-source solution for invoicing and billing customers. With Invoice Ninja, you can easily build and send beautiful invoices from any device that has access to the web.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableInvoice Ninja is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Invoice Ninja.
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  6. Skrooge allows you to manage your personal finances, powered by KDE 4.x. Thanks to its many features, it is one of the most powerful way to enter, follow, and analyze your expenses.

    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportSkrooge support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    Akaunting

    • FreemiumOpen Source
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    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    From invoicing to expense tracking to accounting, Akaunting has all the tools you need to manage your money online, for free.

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    Ledger

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux

    Ledger is a powerful, double-entry accounting system that is accessed from the UNIX command-line. This may put off some users, since there is no flashy UI, but for those who want unparalleled reporting access to their data there are few alternatives.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceLedger either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    inoERP

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Online
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    • Self-Hosted
    • MariaDB
    • PHP
    • Oracle Database

    inoERP is an open source php based enterprise management system.

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    webERP

    • FreeOpen Source
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    webERP is a complete web based accounting/ERP system that requires only a web-browser and pdf reader to use. It has a wide range of features suitable for many businesses particularly distributed businesses in wholesale and distribution.

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