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What Is Xero?

Xero is an award-winning online accounting software designed for small business owners and accountants, available on any computer or mobile device with an internet connection. Get your business finances and cash flow updated in real time, import transactions from bank accounts, and integrate with 3rd-party business applications. Xero accounting software allows unlimited user logins and provides access to data through a single ledger, making it easier to collaborate.

Who Uses Xero?

All small and medium sized businesses and accounting & bookkeeping practices.

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Reviews of Xero

Average score

Overall
4.4
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
4.0
Features
4.3
Value for Money
4.2

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Rino
Rino
Partner in South Africa
Verified LinkedIn User
Accounting, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Xero - The Cloud Based Software of the future

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: Fantastic product with fantastic support and really meaningful input from the actual company staff

Pros:

Xero's main benefit to us as a mid tier accounting firm is the ease of importing information. It supports multiple bank feeds on a reliable basis and its open API allows for the support of many add in apps

Cons:

Being a non-technical software, it does sometimes give the impression of not being as robust in terms of ease of change of prior information. This can be overcome by locking down periods, one just has to remember to do this though.

Edwina
Owner in New Zealand
Entertainment, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Happy user

5.0 5 days ago New

Pros:

The convenience and ease of use and I love how I can make the changes myself.

Cons:

The price is a little high for something I use myself.

Louise
Director in UK
Insurance, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Xero upgrading from classic is a disaster

1.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Last month has been a nightmare

Pros:

I used to like the Classic

Cons:

Support staff and patronizing responses

Rebekah
Office Manager in UK
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Brilliant product

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Really good, does what it says on the tin (so to speak!), perfect for our use case.

Pros:

Xero is very easy to use, it has a lot of useful features that make it stand out ahead of similar software

Cons:

There isn't much that I don't like, but maybe some more customisation to the interface would be nice, to make things cleared to see when needed or to remove bits I don't want to see.

Nceba
Accountant in South Africa
Staffing & Recruiting, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

A straightforward and brilliant Accounting and Bookkeeping Tool.

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: I can easily generate financial reports with Xero.It is simple to create and send invoices with Xero.

Pros:

With Xero, I can easily generate employees payrolls.I can easily execute complex accounting and bookkeeping activities with Xero.It enables me to track and manage expenses.It is simple to pay and track budgets with Xero.

Cons:

Xero simplifies accounting activities hence I lack anything to complain.