Financisto - Expense Manager

Financisto - Expense Manager

500,000 - 1,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Multiple accounst and currencies
  • Schedule transactions
  • Monitor your expenses (stats)
  • Backup your data (Dropbox and GDocs)
Cons
  • Difficult to get the hang of it
  • Simple layout
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Expert's Review
5.0
Worthy

"Manage you payment accounts"

Reviewed by / Mar 22, 2012

Financisto helps you out to manager your different payment accounts (bank, paypal, cash...)

As the developer describes it: Financisto is an open-source personal finance manager. Because the keystone of saving money is managing properly your expenses. Financisto comes up to help you with all that stuff.

You can add multiple accounts and multiple currencies. For example, you can add your bank account and balance, the amount of available cash and the status of your paypal account. Likewise, you can set your home currency and any exchange rates in case you need to operate with different currency. -It allows you to schedules and recurring transactions, sort by and give attributes to them, add projects, payees and locations among many other.

One of the features wi liked most is that you can backup your data through Dropbox or Google docs and you can even set automatic dailiy backups. What's more, Financisto allows you to attach pictures to your expenses (for example, invoices or bills). Finally, it allows you to monitor your expenses through graphics, briefings and filters. This way you won't miss a thing on your personal economy.

Although it could be enhanced regarding layout and it could include some sort of tutorial, Financisto is one of the most useful apps for managing your payment accounts. Recommendable.

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Developer's original description available here
Open-source personal finance manager.

- Multiple accounts, multiple currencies
- Home currency and exchange rates
- Transfers with downloadable rates
- Scheduled & recurring transactions
- Split transactions
- Hierarchical categories with custom attributes
- Recurring budgets
- Project, payees and locations
- Filtering and reporting
- Cloud backup (Dropbox, Google Docs)
- Automatic daily backups
- QIF/CSV import/export

*WARNING*

Please DO BACKUP before upgrade!

Please DO NOT move Financisto to SD card if you're using widget and/or scheduled transactions.

*PERMISSIONS*

GET_ACCOUNTS/USE_CREDENTIALS - For backup on Google Drive and Flowzr

INTERNET - automatic error reporting (can be switched off in the preferences); for downloading currency rates in multi-currency transfer; to do online backup to Dropbox and Google Docs; also required by Google Maps component to edit/view locations

LOCATION - to stamp current location on a transactions, can be switched off in the preferences

CAMERA - to attach pictures to transactions

*FAQ*

Q: Menu button is not there on my phone, what to do?
A: There should be a way for you phone to work with pre-ICS apps. For example, on the HTC One V you must *PRESS AND HOLD* the app switch button (the right most button with the two overlapping square) and then it acts as a menu button.

Q: Why currency XYZ is missing?
A: You can add any currency manually. Go to Menu -> Entities -> Currencies -> [+]

Q: How to delete account/transaction/balance etc?
A: Long tap on an item in the list to bring up popup menu

Q: Shortcuts do not work on Home screen
A: Try to restart your phone, it helps with most of the launchers out there

Q: Home currency and exchange rates give me wrong total
A: Please take a look http://orangesoftware.ru/android/financisto-1-5-6 how the total get calculated with Home currency

Keywords: finance, personal finance, budget, budget manager, personal budget, family budget, manager, finance manager, money, money manager, account, account management, account manager, personal account, personal finance manager, personal finance organizer, expense tracker, expense, income, tracker, expense tracker

Recently changed in this version

1.6.7

[*] Improve online backup/restore (Dropbox & Google Drive)

1.6.6

[*] Flowzr improvements - faster sync, push notifications, pictures upload to Google Drive, bug-fixes
[*] Stop asking for Google account password in the preferences, use proper authorization for Google Drive backup
[-] Bug-fixes

1.6.5 (update 1)

[*] Add payee to transfers
[*] Offline rate if network is not available
[-] Fix Dropbox linking
[-] Fix filter by category in Blotter


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  • (75)

    by Wycliffe Mbuga on 05/04/2014

    I have used app for ages and love it including the backup, saved me when I lost phone. You need a moderator to support in replying to some of the comments as the app does 100% of what it's made for. 5 Stars all day. Thank.

  • (75)

    by Julien Meunier on 04/04/2014

    Would be awesome if multi-currency accounts were supported...

  • (75)

    by Maksim Podzolkov on 02/04/2014

    ок

  • (75)

    by Sirawat Yamtim on 25/03/2014

    Financisto is the best finance app that I ever used. Great than other paid app in play store. I use this app since HTC Hero.

  • (75)

    by Anthony Ebin on 25/03/2014

    Love it

  • (75)

    by Ilya Teterin on 20/03/2014

    3 years with the Financisto taught me to track my money. Wonderful UI made on-the go daily expenses tracking a breeze. I used several cards, cash and a debts account. Financisto is the app I miss most after switch to iPhone and I can't find replacement fo

  • (75)

    by Max Martinevsky on 16/03/2014

    Need tags for transactions.