A QuickBooks alternative with you in mind

Thinking about Xero vs QuickBooks? Find out why Xero’s online accounting software is used by millions of small businesses worldwide.

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Software that works for you

A QuickBooks alternative made for small business.

Switching to Xero is easy

Not with Xero? Switching couldn’t be simpler.

Beautiful features

Quickbooks vs Xero? See what makes Xero beautiful.

Features that’ll change your life

Better your life and your business.

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Compare Xero vs Quickbooks

Considering Xero as a Quickbooks alternative?

Use the table below to compare Xero vs Quickbooks. In the 2023 Data Quadrant awards:

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    Xero has a net score of 84% over Quickbooks 81%
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    Xero outperforms Quickbooks in product features including cash flow management, expense management and more
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Software that works for you

Xero’s cloud-based software is a QuickBooks alternative that means business – whenever, wherever you are.

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Switch to Xero in a click

Thinking of Xero vs Quickbooks? Switching to Xero is easy. Upload your files and they’ll convert for you.

See how to convert your QuickBooks files to Xero
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Beautiful features

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    Get free automatic updates – no forced migrations
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    Enjoy intuitive online software designed for small businesses
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    Add unlimited users for free on any plan
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    Connect to over 1000 online business apps

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    US-based support – our nationwide experts are here for you
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Customer stories

See how Xero makes it easy for small businesses to stay on top of their finances and focus on doing what they love.


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Plans to suit your business


Usually $15

Now $4.50

USD per month

Save $63 over 6 months


Usually $42

Now $12.60

USD per month

Save $176.40 over 6 months


Usually $78

Now $23.40

USD per month

Save $327.60 over 6 months

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Access Xero features for 30 days, then decide which plan best suits your business.