When comparing GnuCash vs KMyMoney, the Slant community recommends GnuCash for most people. In the question“What are the best checkbook registers for Linux?” GnuCash is ranked 2nd while KMyMoney is ranked 3rd.
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Pro Small business accounting
Pro Double Entry Accounting
Pro Investment Support
Pro Multi-platform and free
GnnuCash supports Linux, OSX and Windows and is also free on those platforms.
Pro Easily set up
GnuCash walks the user through setting up their accounts making setup extremely easy for new users.
Pro Auto backup
GnuCash has auto backup settings so users can set it and forget it.
Pro Allows import of financing infomation
KMyMoney has a built in import function so users can easily import their financial information from other applications.
Pro Easy of use
Near to ideal for the bookkeeping of a little association (that is not subject to tax).
Pro Easy to configure
Pro Similar in style to Quicken
The layout and function of KMyMoney is very similar to Quicken, so for those that are familiar with Quicken and othe Windows applications will know exactly how to use KMyMoney.
Pro Very good KDE integration
Con Double entry accounting may be confusing or difficult for non business owners
For those that are unfamiliar with double entry bookkeeping it may be difficult to understand making using GnuCash a bit confusing on how it works.
Con Limited online banking functions
KMyMoney is pretty limited when it comes to its online banking functionality.