QuickBooks for Mac

ZipBooks is the best free QuickBooks alternative for Mac. It has all the tools you need to streamline your small business. Log in on your Macbook, iPad, or iPhone to track your cash flows on the go.

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True Fact: ZipBooks users spend 15% less time on mundane bookkeeping tasks.

Unified project tracking

Whether you’re juggling multiple projects or just trying to coordinate with all your employees, ZipBooks helps you stay up to date on how your resources are being deployed. It’s the simplest way to avoid any confusion when it comes to billing. And did we mention it has a great commercial invoice template, it's professional, and best of all, it's free? However, there is one big problem with other online invoicing programs. Let's say you try another QuickBooks alternative for Mac. Odds are, you'll only be able to reach your invoices and information on your Mac devices. ZipBooks' flexible movement between Mac and other operating systems makes things easier for you and your client. As a web-based program complete with your invoicing needs, ZipBooks will open on any device, anywhere, anytime. You'll always be there for your client knowing you can reach ZipBooks right when you need to.

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Sending online invoices with ZipBooks accelerates payment by 17.5 days on average.

Portable invoicing

Let’s face it—paperwork is slower, less convenient, and expensive when you compare it to just going digital. This is why many business owners use QuickBooks and their alternatives for Mac. But ZipBooks' free, cloud-based accounting software for small business lets you bill your clients right away, saving their time and yours. It’s a win-win. Want to know when to expect payment? Open ZipBooks while you're still with a client, send an invoice to their email, and ask, "When can I expect payment?" You'll be surprised how you can increase your cash flow with this free service.


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“It's accrual world. ZipBooks makes it sweeter.” - A Real Customer

Professional payments

Your client needs to use a specific payment method? No problem—ZipBooks offers you cloud-based accounting that has the ability to accept a wide range of payment types. Never turn another customer away for not having the right payment method. With ZipBooks, extend payment methods your client is prepared to use. As a QuickBooks alternative for Mac users, you'll notice that sending invoices and receiving payments can be painless. What's more, your invoice will arrive in your client's inbox in a format that is clean, clear, and professional.

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More about this particular feature

  • ZipBooks lets you create and send beautiful invoices. Automate everything with recurring auto-bills while ZipBooks seamlessly integrates your billing into your books.

  • Manage your business on the go. Send invoices, mark payments, store receipts, and categorize expenses with native mobile applications.

  • Simplify your work by collaborating with employees, contractors, accountants, or other team members. Manage team permissions on reports, invoicing and billing, time tracking, or other parts of ZipBooks.

  • Organize your work into projects and tasks, and track your time right in ZipBooks. Once you’re ready to bill, pull that time into an invoice with a single click.

  • Tag any transaction in ZipBooks with a customer, vendor, project, location, or other custom tag — and generate an income statement and other reports based on one or more of your tags.

Data protection

Zipbooks’ security features make it an ideal QuickBooks alternative for Mac users. Rest easy knowing that your information is stored with 256-bit SSL encryption.

Rapid payments

Digital invoices reach your clients more quickly and allow them to pay online, which means that you get paid sooner. It’ll be a nice change, we promise.

Completely free

Unlike QuickBooks for Mac, ZipBooks is a free and a functional alternative for Mac users, no matter what size the business. Simply sign up with an email address to get started.