GnuCash – personal and small-business financial-accounting software

GnuCash is a personal and small-business financial accounting program.

Designed to be easy to use, yet powerful and flexible, GnuCash allows you to track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses. As quick and intuitive to use as a checkbook register, it is based on professional accounting principles to ensure balanced books and accurate reports.

It can help keep track of your personal finances, help you determine where your money is being sent, monitor your stock portfolio, plan investments and track loan and mortgage repayments, in whatever currency you want.

Features include:

  • Double-Entry Accounting.
  • Checkbook-style register provides a custom, convenient and familiar interface to entering financial transactions. The register supports common checking and credit-card transactions, as well as income, stock and currency transactions.
  • General Ledger.
  • Transaction Finder: a powerful transaction query dialogue.
  • Split Transactions: A single transaction can be split into several pieces to record taxes, fees, and other journal entries.
  • Stock/Bond/Mutual Fund Accounts – track stocks individually (one per account) or in portfolio of accounts (a group of accounts that can be displayed together).
  • Small-Business Accounting.
  • Customers, Vendors, Jobs, Invoices, A/P, A/R.
  • QIF/OFX/HBCI Import, Transaction Matching.
  • Reports: Display Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, Portfolio Valuation.
  • Graphs.
  • Scheduled Transactions.
  • Financial Calculations.
  • Check Printing.
  • Support for Multiple Currencies.
  • Mortgage & Loan Repayment Druid.
  • The current binary file-format is being redeveloped as XML, thus simplifying storage and network transport questions.
  • Handles internationalized dates and currencies. The Gnucash menus and popups have been translated to Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Russian, Ukrainian, and British English. Documentation is available in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Support: Documentation, Mailing Lists
Developer: The GnuCash Project
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


GnuCash is written in C, Scheme, and C++. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn Scheme with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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