Frappe Books: A Cross-Platform FOSS Accounting Software for Freelancers and Small Businesses


If you’re a freelancer or own a small business and you look for a simple, well designed, desktop accounting software you should take a look at Frappe Books.

Frappe Books is a cross-platform ( Linux, macOS and Windows ), free and open source app that takes care of all your accounting software needs for your small business or freelance work from billing to payments, ledgers, invoices and reporting. There’s also no cloud support which might be an inconvenience for some, but it also means that there’s no hidden costs or unnecessary dependancies. You have full control over your data.


  1. Double-entry accounting
  2. Invoicing
  3. Billing
  4. Payments
  5. Journal Entries
  6. Dashboard
  7. Works Offline
  8. Financial Reports
    • General Ledger
    • Profit and Loss Statement
    • Balance Sheet
    • Trial Balance
  9. Multi-currency Invoicing


To download Frappe Books and consult the documentation, check out the official webpage.