Manager

Who Uses Manager?

Manager's Free Accounting Software is popular with Small Businesses around the world who use it in 70+ languages across all industries and stages of business growth.

What Is Manager?

Manager is a fully-featured 100% Free Accounting Software for Small Business. Available in 70+ Languages and constantly being updated and improved, Manager will take your small business to the next level. Easy to use with full guides & a big community forum of other Manager users ready to help. Free forever on Windows, Mac and Linux + a paid Cloud/Server version with data transferable across all versions. Download & try it yourself for free today!

Manager Details

NGSoftware

http://www.manager.io

Founded 2011

Support

  • Business Hours
  • Online

Deployment

  • Installed - Mac
  • Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Installed - Windows

Training

  • Documentation
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Manager pricing overview

Manager has a free version and offers a free trial.


Free Version

Yes

Free Trial

Yes

Manager Features

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • CPA Firms
  • Expense Tracking
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Fund Accounting
  • Government
  • Nonprofits
  • Payroll Management
  • Project Accounting
  • Purchase Orders
  • Tax Management

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  • ACH Payment Processing
  • Aging Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Check Processing
  • Collections Management
  • Customer Statements
  • Online Payment Processing
  • Overpayment Processing
  • Partial Payments
  • Receivables Ledger
  • Recurring Billing

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Manager Reviews

Showing 5 of 64 reviews

Overall
4.8/5
Ease of Use
4.7/5
Customer Service
4.6/5
Features
4.6/5
Value for Money
4.7/5
Chris F.
Practice Director, Architecture
Computer Software, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 08/01/2019

"Great alternative to the big guys"

Comments: Manager saved me from going crazy using one of the big, cloud-based accounting packages. I get much more flexibility, better performance and better support, all while paying NOTHING so far. I would strongly encourage any SMB to take a look at Manager for their accounting needs.

Pros: What's not to love about FREE accounting software?? Yes, that's right...the basic desktop version is free, forever. Now, that means you don't get fancy cloud backups (but you can save your files on OneDrive, DropBox, Google Drive and such) nor do you get multiple user concurrent access. For those, you need to pay. But that's it! No other limitations. All features available to free users. Manager's strength is in the flexibility of setting up the chart of accounts. Unlike other similar software, there are virtually no restrictions on how you set up your accounts. The user interface is spartan, but easy to use. There are many modules which can be turned on or off to meet your needs. This helps keep your accounts and your software experience uncluttered. You can set up multiple business if desired, and each can be configured with unique sets of features as needed. Lastly, the authors update this program ALL THE TIME, like several times a month new features are added and bugs squashed. When using desktop or server versions, you can choose if and when to upgrade....the cloud version updates automatically.

Cons: The importing of transactions from banks is very fragile. You basically must decide to either enter ALL your transactions by hand, or NONE of them. If you try to enter most transactions and then import your bank file to catch any you missed, you are very likely to end up duplicating transactions. No Bueno! Reporting is quite limited and the custom reports feature is quite mysterious and not thoroughly documented.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 08/01/2019
Norman N.
Member
Real Estate, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 29/09/2019

"Great tool, depending on your needs"

Comments: Excellent. Happy enough that i'm taking some time to write a review

Pros: Proper accounting software, with debits and credits. Keeps getting better. Good reporting tools and export. Easy to use once you have the basic. No cost for desktop version.

Cons: Web version seems a bit expensive. Proper accounting functionality is not what everyone wants, especially in small business.(meaning debits and credits)

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 29/09/2019
Roger P.
Owner
  • Overall Rating
    3/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    Unrated
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 14/10/2014

"Manager Accounting Free Software"

Comments: Easy to use and intuitive. Much simpler than others I've tried. Has the odd glitch but Lubos is onto it and willing to implement suggestions.
give it a try.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 14/10/2014
Verified Reviewer
Owner
Wholesale, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/07/2020

"Very Use Full"

Pros: I like most about this software because it very easy

Cons: The Software offline version is now for one user, I hope it will increase for many user.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/07/2020
Leifur S.
General Manager
Oil & Energy, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 22/04/2020

"Great stable accounting software that offers everything you need for most companies"

Comments: It is always a tricky thing to decide what to include in a software and at the same time to keep it simple. The Manager's team has done that perfectly.
I started using the desktop version (free version with all functionalities except web access and user accounts) while testing the setup and usability of Manager before implementing it into my company.
The simplicity and transparancy of the setup and the very easy path of learning the processes was very easy for us and if we had any questions we could get the answers immediately from the good support community and they authors of the software!
Once we were convinced that this is the system for us, we simply set up the software on our own server (cloud version is also available but we decided to keep it in-house) and copied the data files from the desktop version and we were up and running in minutes!
The software is very good, stable and super easy to use and it gets our recommendation.

Pros: The features we like the most are the simplicity and general ease of using the system. It covers all the aspects of our trading business, including purchasing and invoicing plus other needs.
Manager comes with API connection possibility so it is easy to manage your own software or templates (for example Excel) to simply export data to and from Manager.

Cons: There is nothing that we can point out at this time...

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 22/04/2020