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Need a cash flow app cheat sheet to help you decide on the best app choice for your business? Look no further than our Dryrun vs Float comparison.

Float vs. Dryrun

Here at Dryrun we get lots of business owners and accountants asking the core questions: Which cash flow management app is right for my business?How can I best help my clients prepare for business growth, profit or expansion? We've decided to tackle this issue head-on over the next few months with a series of easy to understand checklists that make it simple to compare Dryrun with similar products that you may be comparing.Of course we prefer Dryrun - but as insiders to the cash flow, budgeting and sales forecasting scene, we want to make app features and relevant information as transparent as possible for customers! Up this month: Float vs. Dryrun!

Float vs. Dryrun

While both apps are strong contenders for cash flow, each approaches the process from a different perspective. Float’s strength is centered around automation - budgets are compiled from accounting codes, and forecasts are fairly static – which is great for some businesses but others, with highly variable cash flow, require much more control.Dryrun has the capability to build a powerfully flexible budget that is easy to understand and recurs forever. Our (unlimited!) cash flow and sales forecasting visualizations - aid businesses in their forward-focused operations.

Float App Overview

Float services small businesses that require reporting on their financial processes and cash flow. Float allows customers to view cash flow on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and compare a scenario in a forecast of an alternative data point. Users can build PDF reports to share with stakeholders. Float imports invoices, bills, payments, and other transactions, as well as automatically linking to your business bank account.Users are able to set budgets and view both short-term and long-term cash flow projections. Float offers integrations with Xero, QuickBooks Online and FreeAgent in order to display live data from your accounting tools.

Dryrun App Overview

Dryrun serves business owners and their accountants. The app is popular with project-based businesses, where large bills and invoices can have a huge impact on cash flow. Highly future-focused, Dryrun is a financial forecasting tool that handles cash flow, budget and sales projections offering a 360º view.With a focus on simplicity and flexibility, Dryrun offers limitless scenario-based 'what-ifs' to toggle on and off for strategic and operational decisions, in each forecast. Dryrun integrates with Xero and QuickBooks Online to import accounting data, as well as Pipedrive for building powerful sales forecasts that can be viewed alongside your cash flow.[lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]


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[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]floatapp.comFounded in 2010Head office in UKCloud, SaaS, Web deployment[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]dryrun.comFounded in 2012Head office in CanadaCloud, SaaS, Web deployment[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Strength: Automatically estimated cash flow forecasts. Compare one scenario to another on a single data point.[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Strength: Automated & manually controlled forecasts. Compare multiple scenarios with multiple data points in each forecast.[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Forecast: Cash flow and budget projectionsBudget: Imported via accounting codesEntry price of $59 USD/monthPremier Plan Extra Large Account for Large Businesses $199 USD/month14 Day Free TrialDiscount for billing annually[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Forecast: Cash flow, sales and growth projectionsBudget: Auto built, 'set it and forget it' budget, complete editing controlIndividual:$59 USD/monthBusiness:$99 USD/monthAdvanced:$199 USD/month14-Day Free Trial[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]IntegrationsXeroQuickBooks OnlineFreeAgent[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]IntegrationsXeroQuickBooks OnlinePipedrive[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Live online support during business hoursTraining & webinarsContact during business hours[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Live online support during business hoursKnowledge base & Training docsContact during business hours[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Features: AP/AR, accounting code budget, balance sheet, capital asset planning, cash management, cloud tool, consolidation, fixed forecasts, historical reporting, ledger information, income statements, mobile, multi-company, multi-department, profit/loss statement, run rate tracking, ledger accounting, version control[/lgc_column][lgc_column grid="50" tablet_grid="50" mobile_grid="100" last="false"]Features: "What If" scenarios, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliation, billing and invoicing, cash flow management and strategy, easy recurring budgets, expense tracking, government and non-profit, multi-company, multi-project, project accounting, project budgeting, purchasing, revenue recognition, strategy, version control[/lgc_column]As you can see, there are lots of features outlined here that show the core strengths of both apps. If you or your client is interested in reporting, less flexibility and more automation, Float may be worth a free trial. However, for day-to-day strategic decision-making from the trenches of your business, Dryrun allows you and your team to model out endless 'what-if' scenarios to match the challenges of your business growth and management, then share and export that information.Dryrun is also a world-class sales forecasting tool that augments your cash flow and budget projections. The unprecedented manual control and data entry features are paired with powerful integrations from Xero, QuickBooks Online and Pipedrive.Interested? Give Dryrun (and its first-rate support team) a try today through our no-hassle free trial.Want to read other articles in our School for SaaS Tools Comparison Series? Find them here:Futrli vs. Dryrun

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