FreshBooks VS Xero

UPDATED Jan. 2018

With the right accounting software, handling your finances can almost be a breeze. If you cannot decide between FreshBooks and Xero, we have just what you need to speed up your decision-making process. Take a look at our FreshBooks VS Xero comparison and find out exactly what makes one of these options better than the other.

Side by Side Comparison

TYPE OF CLIENTS
Freelancers
Small Businesses
Mid-Size Businesses
Enterprises
SUPPORTED PLATFORMS
Web-Based
iPhone App
Android App
SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS & FEATURES
Income/Expense Tracking
Invoicing
Create/Customize Invoices
Invoice Management
Invoice Processing
Payment Reminders
Tax Calculations
Multi-Currency Billing
Multi-Language Invoices
Invoice Summary
Bill Payment
Schedule Payments
Bill Status Tracking
Customizable Billing
Recurring Billing
Create Purchase Orders
Create Quotes
Discount Management
Electronic Payments
Credit Card Processing
Financial Reports
Project Management
Project Time Tracking
Billable Hours
Deadline Tracking
Collaboration Tools
Tracking Miles
Inventory Tracking
Low Stock Alerts
Email Integration
Mobile Integration
Real Time Updates
PLANS & PRICING
Subscription Plans
Free Version
Free Trial
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
Email Support
Phone Support
Live Chat
Knowledge Base
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
N/A
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Lite, Plus, Premium
No
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
$15.00
 
No
Yes
No
No
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
N/A
Yes
N/A
Yes
Yes
N/A
Yes
No
N/A
 
Starter, Standard, Premium
No
Yes
 
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
$10.00

Ratings

Here is a quick overview of our comparison process. First, we analyze the two brands of software independently and rate them based on how well they satisfy our 6 major criteria, including ease of use, product quality, features, privacy and security, value for money, and overall experience. Based on the scores they receive on every criterion, we calculate their total scores. The software with the higher final score is the winner of the comparison.

Ease Of Use
Service Quality
Features
Customer Support
Value For Money
Final Rating 9.4/10 9.2/10
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