"Easy to use budget and finance manager"
Abassis personal finance manager may be just the right tool for you if you are looking for an application designed for individual use by novice to average users. It is easy, simple, yet dedicated application to manage your finances. It offers more features than a spreadsheet in a simple, clean-cut user interface with nothing too complicated or distracting.
Users do not need to be familiar with other accounting software to be able to master this nifty tool fast. It is free, simple, and quite useful in what it does. We recommend this program for users of all levels, but most of all beginners since it is very easy and intuitive. Abassis helps you keep track of income and expenses, manage bank accounts, savings and credit card balances. You can easily rename the bank account category to PayPal and track your income and expenditure with ease.
This freeware pack comes clean from bundles and offers complete and custom installation. Although, the only advantage a custom installation grants is the choice of destination folder and shortcuts menu. The program runs smoothly on Win 7 but also supports much older versions like Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 98.
When launched for the first time, Abassis greets you with a quote of the day window displaying motivational quotes by famous people. Before you get to the main interface, Abassis wizard offers several easy steps to set up your account. You choose how to control each month, and which transactions to monitor.
After you complete the wizard, you get to the main window where the information is displayed in a clean and intuitive layout. You can add extra transactions, view charts and pies. The system immediately displays how much you have in your accounts and the due payments. Overall, GUI is simple, intuitive and helpful. You cannot get lost.
Users can add, delete and edit accounts and balances. There is a number of pre-defined categories in both income and expenses that may come handy, but it is also possible to add your custom categories. For a retrospective of your account, see the expenses pie chart, or transaction fluctuation analysis.
The initial wizard is very helpful for novice users to master the easy basics of this personal finance manager. With the help of Abassis, you can track your income, spending and keep yourself updated on your due payments. It is an excellent choice for personal use by individual novice users without in-depth knowledge of accounting software. The program offers a convenient way of categorizing your accounts and expenses, and keep track of your finances.
Not for advanced users, or professional accountants. Abassis does not have a banking system integration, taxes calculation, or the cloud access like some other more powerful professional applications. It is more of an advanced and dedicated, yet more powerful alternative to spreadsheets.
AlternativesFinance Explorer is one of the free alternatives. QuickBooks Pro 2014 by Intuit is commercial ware for professionals. Personal Finances is an easy accounting software for home users. GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software. Free by Intuit is Mint for US and Canada only. You Need A Budget is commercialware for Mac, iPhone, Windows, Android, Android built to help you quickly gain control of your money.
To conclude, we can recommend Abassis finance manager to individual users with a basic understanding of spreadsheets. This tool is extremely easy-to-use and offers a decent solution to many personal finance management needs. Its GUI is intuitive; its flexibility allows using XML to store your data; it supports a lot of account types and transactions; it offers motivation quotes every time you launch it.
Requirements: Pentium 166 with 16Mb RAM and 30Mb HD free space
What's new in this version: New release now freeware
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