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Basic accounting program

Monitor your finances with this program.

BS1 Enterprise Accounting provides a simple way to view many aspects of small business accounting. While the program was easy to use and effective, it lacks added accounting tools its free cousin provides.

We were initially surprised to find this program's interface consisted primarily of a desktop toolbar. However, the Help file's tutorial showed us that this was actually a benefit to keep things simple, and we agreed. With this toolbar we cycled through various accounting departments like Accounts Payable and Receivable, Accounts, Sales, and Inventory. Each was organized in a pop-up window with a grid outlining each product and its financial impact in that particular area. These were exceptionally easy to drag around and arrange onscreen. The program even provided a Filter feature that allowed us to search through each category for specific information. While we were pleased with the results, we don't think it's as complete as BS1's Free Edition, which is the same program, but with additional Sales Orders and Purchase Orders options, which provide a clearer financial picture for small businesses.

BS1 Enterprise Accounting is a freeware program. It leaves folders behind after uninstall. While the program worked well, we do not recommend it, since another free version provides the same tools and more.

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