Zoho has recently become a free software, it is packed with many useful features such as invoice customization, provides estimates and proposals, class and location tracking etc. The software also has a mobile version, on Android and iOS, it is integrated with a range of other payment apps. But it does not support Multi Currency. It does require some developer skill to work with but only for certain functions. Because of its multiple features it can seem a bit overwhelming at first.
This is a relatively good app for creating invoices as the free version gives features like sending out unlimited invoices and managing unlimited customers. Downside of the free plan is that it connects only one bank account, only viewing basic reports and typing details of the invoice every time. It also does not support Multi Currency and Class and Location tracking. They only have rolled out the mobile version for iOS. All in all, it is suitable if you want to generate invoices occasionally.
This software is primarily for Bookkeeping but it also offers invoicing. It does not have all the features but surely has some basic ones. It is easy to start, free to use(the invoicing) and offers additional services like accounting. The software can’t track income and expense by class and location, when there is a time difference bank statements reconciling has some issues. The does have a mobile version for both Android and iOS: Overall, the software is not for businesses with medium to high inventory.
Not suitable for every business
When there exist a time difference, there is an issue with some features
In the free version the software pretty much works on the Web itself. It does not require you to sign-in. As it is a Web-based app it is limited in features like limited customization, cannot save invoices, cannot track by classes or location and it does not have a mobile version, but can be accessed through any device via browser. But in invoice you can add things like tax, discount, shipping, payment links etc. The paid version gives you a bit more flexibility starting from 500 USD a month
Square app gives users many functionality that invoicing software should. For starters, there is no limit on number of estimates or images, automated reminders, repeating future-dated invoices, capabilities sales and a good-functioning mobile application. But in the free version you have to pay a processing rate which is about 2.6% and a transaction fee on every payment received. If the business is of reasonable size and mostly accepts the payment with POS then the app can prove to be useful.
This software is very capable of fulfilling many invoicing needs. It has a range of customizing features and capabilities, lets you send unlimited invoices, tracks repeating payments and invoice status with Multi Currency support. It is well integrated with other services as well. The instant access to money feature charges 1% of fee and normally a free bank transfer can take time. And with that customer accounts can be freezed and suspended any time.
The app is an open-source software with many functions. It supports multiple languages and currencies, an automated payment system, accepts bitcoins as well, a functional mobile app and additional tools. The free version allows upto 100 hundred clients per user. It also has project management tools that makes it usable on a large scale. In the free version invoices have a watermark embedded in them but can be removed by switching to a paid version, and the subscriptions are relatively cheap.
Free and open-sourced
Comes with Invoice Ninja’s watermark in free version
Chargebee software is a suitable product for Saas and e-commerce business. It has the ability to integrate with more than 30 major payment software. It is also capable of showing the analytics and you can send emails to your subscribers. While email automation can be improved further, its simple interface is very intuitive. It is a tool that provides more than invoicing, but it is on a pricier side and the free version is limited but can be helpful for small businesses.
Invoicera’s free version offers estimates, data backup, reports, multicurrency and multilingual support yet, only limited to one user. It has five distinct plans Starter, Pro, Business, Infinite and Custom, each of them can be differentiated on the basis of the number of clients and users it supports. It also works on Android and iOS. On first glance it can seem complicated as it also offers project management functions. Their software is quite scalable and suitable for all business types.
This cloud-based software which is available on Windows, Android, iOS etc is suitable from startups.to enterprise. The features include accounting, taxation management, mobile payment, supplier and order management. It supports multiple languages as well. The customization is limited and no option for customer feedback. The free plan is limited to only 3 users and upto the Business plan it is affordable but after that it goes to 149 USD per month. It also includes a 15 Day free trial for the Business plan.