Does anyone know a specialized accounting soft for translators?
Thread poster: MariusV

MariusV  Identity Verified
Lithuania
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Aug 25, 2006

Hi,

Just wondering - does anyone know free or paid software specially made for free-lance translators or small agencies? Is there such at all?

I mean there are many kinds of accounting software, but it is either very general or made for big companies (with many things an individual freelancer does not need at all - like warehouse stock register, wages, production costs, etc.). Such might be good for companies with some 50 people of administrative staff and 500 factory workers, but not for a freelancer...Other (like free) softs are very primitive (simple things like "+" and "-")...So, in my situation, Excel is the best solution so far.

Any ideas or info?


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Flo Demolis  Identity Verified
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Links Aug 25, 2006

See http://www.proz.com/topic/52218 and http://www.proz.com/topic/53484

Flo


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MariusV  Identity Verified
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THANKS A LOT, FLO Aug 25, 2006



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Flo Demolis  Identity Verified
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YW Aug 26, 2006

You're welcome Marius

Flo


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Jorge Payan  Identity Verified
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Teh best things in life are free........ Aug 27, 2006

Take a look to what I use:

http://www.project-open.com/solution/translation/index.html


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Sophia Hundt  Identity Verified
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QuickBooks Aug 28, 2006

I personally used something called Quickbooks, a program made for Windows but there's also a version which runs on Mac. It is very good for small business in general and I used it as a bookeeper for a restaurant and for my farm, although I am not using it for translation purposes (yet). It costs somewhere under $500, I think. You can also print checks with it. If you just google the name, the official website will come up.

[Edited at 2006-08-28 03:16]


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