$0/month for unlimited invoicing, forever

Compared to FreshBooks, Wave offers an incredible number of accounting and invoicing features for free. It is a fully-loaded, powerful, and professional small business software. Explore this FreshBooks alternative today, for free.

$0/month for unlimited invoicing, forever

With your Wave account, invoicing is unlimited, free, and always will be. So why pay for limitations with FreshBooks?

Create your free account

Why Wave

Wave has free, unlimited invoicing and accounting

That’s right: 100% free. $0/month. No credit card required to sign up.

Why are we free? Read our beliefs here.

Free doesn't mean fewer features

Wave is fully-loaded, powerful, and professional business software.

Every feature is available right away, unlike other tiered accounting software.

Quick and easy set-up

We don’t believe in trials or demos to get started.

You can create your free Wave account, set up your business in minutes and see for yourself.

Everything you need to confidently run your business

Wave VS. FreshBooks

With Wave, you don’t need to choose the package that’s right for you. Invoicing and accounting (plus much more) are free and unlimited for everyone.

Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Pricing
Wave
Free forever
FreshBooks (all plans)
$15-$50/month
Unlimited clients
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Some paid plans
Track income and expenses
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Track sales taxes
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Unlimited invoices and estimates
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Invoice customization
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Connect your bank account
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Manage and pay bills
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Accountant-approved reporting
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Capture and organize receipts
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
Payment processing
Wave
1% per bank payment (ACH/EFT); 2.9% + 30¢ per transaction for all credit cards
FreshBooks (all plans)
2.9% + 30¢ per transaction for most credit cards; 3.5% + 30¢ per transaction for AMEX, plus monthly fees
Add partners or accountants as collaborators
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)
$10/month per collaborator
Payroll that fits your team (additional fees apply)
Wave
FreshBooks (all plans)

Customers love Wave

4.5 out of 5 stars based on user reviews collected by G2Crowd as of spring 2019.

"This application blows the doors off FreshBooks. I have been using FreshBooks for years and have paid them hundreds of dollars in software use fees. Wave's full of awesome tools. [Wave’s] focus on details, user experience, layout, color, all get a thumbs up from this website developer!"

P.D., P.D.

Features

Here's why you'll love Wave.

Accounting

  • Powerful, cloud-based accounting software
  • Unlimited, secure and reliable bank connections
  • Easy-to-use for freelancers and small business owners (while making accountants happy with robust reports and functionality)

Invoicing

  • Professional and customizable invoices that are quick and easy to create
  • Send unlimited recurring invoices to as many customers as you want
  • Download Wave’s free apps for iOS and Android to send invoices on the go

Payments

  • Seamlessly connects with Wave’s free invoicing and accounting software
  • Fees as low as 1% per transaction, with no subscription fees or hidden charges
  • Time-saving features like scheduled payment reminders and automatic credit card payments

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