Generating Electronic Invoices for clients can be tough if you aren’t aware of the software you want to use. Additionally, the invoice generating software can also make a hole in your pocket, as you would either have to purchase it by making an upfront payment or need to pay high amount on a monthly basis. But for people who have set up their websites using the powerful open source software Joomla, a top-notch Content Management System, it’s just a matter of few Dollars/Euros, as most of the best invoice generating plugins costs a very reasonable one time amount.
However, it doesn’t mean that Joomla doesn’t provide anything to those who want to generate E-Invoices for free. There are quite a few plugins that doesn’t cost a single penny.
Here’s a list of top 10 invoice generating Joomla Plugins.
Invoices! :- Invoices ranks first on our list of top 10 invoice makers, as it’s simple but fully loaded with advanced features that lets you generate n-number of customizable invoices, which can be sent in a PDF format, and used to keep track of all your transactions. It lets you split a particular bill into multiple payments, and set their due date. Along with this awesome plugin you also get a customized PayPal plugin for free, with which you can always collect online payments from your clients. Additionally, your clients can even see their invoices online on your website, and take the printouts if required.
Payment Form :- Payment Form is one of the easiest invoice generators available on Joomla. It provides you with a complete back-end control, from where you can produce unlimited invoices. It can calculate the final payable amount on the basis of the products or services selected by your customers. Moreover, you can also offer discount coupon codes to your consumers, which they can enter while making online payments to get discounts. It also offers the facility to collect offline payments.
ccInvoices :- ccInvoices is yet another fully functional invoice creator, that lets the user create an invoice in six different template styles like; invoice PDF, invoice note, invoice export CSV, invoice e-mail, invoice, email reminder, and new user email. This dynamic invoice maker can be easily setup with any of your accounts associated with PayPal, Authorize.net, 2Checkout, and Ideal.
In addition to this, you can also receive offline payments from your users, and can provide them with an online access to their invoices.
nBill Lite :- Sometimes managing client records can be tricky, but with nBill Lite integrated in your Joomla based website, you can sit back and relax, as it takes complete care of managing client records, for whom you need to generate invoices. It is intuitive, and cost effective, which can even let you import your clients’ data from a CSV file. With nBill Lite, you can add unlimited line items in your invoices, which you can email to your customers.
VM Invoices :- VM Invoices is also known as VirtueMart PDF Invoice generator. It’s an awesome plugin that works manually as well as automatically. It generates invoices in a PDF file format, which can either be sent to the customers email address or they can even download it from the members’ area available on your website. For European users, it has also got a dedicated tax summary block, and also lets you add your own company logo and stamp on invoices.
Invoice Manager :- Invoice Manager is available in two different versions, namely; Invoice Manager, and Invoice Manager Professional. The previous one comes with basic features, and the pro version (which is of course a paid verison) comes with many advanced features. With a pro version, you can create invoices in a PDF file format with your customers personal info on it like; Name, Billing Address, Phone Number, etc.
Quote Calculator :- It is one of the easiest invoice generator plugins, which can be setup within minutes. It provides the users with a form, which displays certain question (which you need to set up either in dropdown list, textboxes, radio buttons, or checkbox list), and depending on their answers, it displays the payable amount. Once the invoice gets generated it can deliver it straight to the users’ inboxes.
Quipu ERP :- Quipu ERP is a newly designed and developed Joomla Plugin that comes packed with many great features, which includes easy to use dashboard that lets you manage your customers, products and services along with their costs and profit estimation. It can send invoices and orders via email, and provide your consumers with an option to print them in batches to a single PSF file. Additionally, you can also import and export your products and categories, customers, and bank transactions using the .CSV file format.
Nola Pro :- Nola Pro is a complete business management solution, and when unpacked, it provides you with many ‘hard to get’ features. It’s the perfect choice for people who love to test and use, as it offers a demo version, where people can check and use its features. It has received 5 star rating from the editors of CNET, a trusted store of authentic software.
GWErp :- It is yet another great Joomla plugin, which can be used to generate high quality invoices for your clients. It is also packed with many exciting features that are necessary for orders and invoice generation. Some of its features include, Client Manager, Invoice Manager, Vendor Manager, Product Manager, Multiple Tax Rates and Currency. Its users can generate invoices in a PDF file format, which can be sent directly to the client’s email address. It also offers complete control over stock inventory.