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What are the alternatives to  QuickBooks?

Pannylane, alternative to  QuickBooks recommended by Blendy

QuickBooks will withdraw from the French market by the end of 2023... What alternatives to QuickBooks exist for companies established in France? Here is a first overview of the alternative solutions recommended by Blendy, your French digital accountant.

What are the alternatives for QuickBooks users?

It is with immense regret that we announce to you that  QuickBooks , leader of accounting and invoicing software for les VSE and SME, and partner  Blendy for many years, will leave the French market end of 2023.

The news was confirmed at the beginning of December 2022 in an official press release from Intuit , parent company of QuickBooks .

Don't panic, we've made a selection of our favorite apps.

Why is QuickBooks leaving French territory?

QuickBooks , deployed in France since 2014, a donc decided not to continue pursuing its activities on our soil. This strategic reorientation also follows the acquisition by Intuit of MailChimp, juggernaut of emailing solutions. The American group has therefore decided to refocus its operations on other activities. 

If the news_a must have delighted many of its competitors, business clients of  QuickBooks are much less serene.

However, there are many alternatives to QuickBooks on the market which are just as efficient and also allow you to connect your different business applications, such as ShopifyStripePayPal or others.

Popular options include Pennylane , Ipaidthat or even Odoo. These QuickBooks alternatives offer many of the same features as QuickBooks, such as invoicing, expense tracking, and reporting financial. But they may also have different pricing plans and unique features that set them apart.

It is important to compare the different options before making a decision.

Here are some solutions for you  alternatives to QuickBooks with whom we already work:


Pennylane, the challenger made in France

Pennylane is among the best ures alternatives to replace QuickBooks  !


Created in 2020, the French Tech start-up combines both accounting software and financial management tools, all on the same platform. Pennylane thus offers a complete business management software also including purchasing management, des sales and of cash.


The entry and retrieval automations offered by the Pennylane platform, allow the financial process to be streamlined and guarantee optimal efficiency and a gain of precious time for everyone!

 Recently, this SaaS solution for VSE-SMEs and accounting firms also launched a payment service integrated directly into accounting.


Just like QuickBooks, Pennylane allows to connect your digital accounting and your  finance process  to your business apps such as Stripe, DextShopify and much more.


We have already supported several of our customers in the configuration of Pennylane. Given our perfect knowledge of QuickBooks and of Pennylane, our teams can also support you during the migration of a system towards the other.


Ipaidthat, the solution for freelancers and independent entrepreneurs

Ipaidthat is a French B2B software publisher based in Rennes which was created in 2017. It is above all an invoicing tool dedicated to VSEs and independent entrepreneurs who want to manage themselves -their own accounting.

Thanks to AI, iPaidThat  automatically collects  invoices from any source, reconciles them with your banking transactions and transmits them to your accountant . In accounting jargon we call this a “pre-accounting” tool.

This ensures reliable collection of your accounting data and reduces errors due to manual entry.

Ipaidthat also integrates a cash tool, expense reports, from invoicing and paymentIpaidthat can thus synchronize with Stripe, Qonto or even PayPal for reconciling your banking transactions in particular, but also with Slack and other business apps.


Odoo, a tailor-made ERP

Created in 2004 by a team of enthusiasts in Belgium,  Odoo is a open source business management software that gives access to a large ecosystem of business management tools.

Odoo  is among the ERP  the most upgradable thanks to its native applications meeting to all the needs of a business, from customer relationship management_ the creation of websites and e-commerce, including production, inventory management, accounting....

It allows you to centralize information while automating business and customer relationship management processes.

Odoo  has set itself the mission of offering businesses of all sizes and sectors a professional and easy-to-use solution for all its users. Their clients include large groups such as WWF, Danone, Hyundai, La Poste, Toyota, Jamba Juice , etc.

Here are three  alternatives to Quickbooks , even if we are aware that it is very lacking. Over the coming months, we will expand this list with other accounting and financial software, capable of automating your financial process and connecting your different business apps for reliable and long-term management of your business.

So if you are already working with QuickBooks  and looking for an alternativecall us! We advise you to make the best choice and support you throughout the process to peacefully migrate your accounting and financial data to the new system of your choice and connect your business apps.


Contact us to find out how we help you choose the best alternative to QuickBooks for your business and migrate your entire financial ecosystem!

With  Blendy , French digital accountant take advantage of digital accounting to accelerate your finance process and develop your business.

Pennylane ,  Dext ,  QuickBooks and Stripe  experts, we support digital and IT service companies, e-Commerce, SaaS, SMBs, in France and internationally.


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