Looking for an alternative to GrandTotal?
Cakedesk is a simple invoicing app without an expensive subscription model that was specifically designed with freelancers in mind.
Cakedesk is free to get startedDownload Cakedesk for free and create 3 clients, 3 invoices and 3 proposals for free. Cakedesk is fully functional in the free version, there are no watermarks or other limitations.
Desktop-SoftwareLike GrandTotal, Cakedesk is a desktop application for your computer. Cakedesk works on macOS and Windows and saves all your data and documents locally on your computer. This means you can use the invoicing app offline and keep complete control of your data.
Pay once and keep Cakedesk foreverThe full version of Cakedesk is available for a one-time payment of €69. It includes free updates for 1 year. GrandTotal costs between €59 and €149 per year, depending on the package/features you choose.
Create beautiful invoices in seconds with CakedeskCakedesk has a simple and modern interface that allows you to create impressive invoices in seconds. Choose from 7 built-in themes or customize a theme to your liking, with the full power of HTML and CSS!
|Free version||Yes||With big watermark on exported invoices|
|Multiplatform||macOS and Windows||Only macOS|
|Documents stored offline on own device||Yes||Yes|
|Proposals/Estimates||Yes||With paid Upgrade|
|Flexible VAT rates||Yes||Yes|
|Subitems||Yes||With paid upgrade|
|Custom fields||Yes||With paid upgrade|
|Sort clients/invoices/proposals||Yes||With paid upgrade|
|Create invoices/proposals in multiple languages||Yes||With paid upgrade|
|Layout customization||With HTML & CSS||Via built-in editor|
|Easily export as PDF||Via drag-n-drop||Via print dialog|
|Optional units and unit prices||Can be toggled on/off for each invoice||Can't be turned off|
|Automatically email invoices||No||Yes|
|Multiple currencies||Only one currency per installation||Yes|