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based on preference data from user reviews. Emburse Abacus rates 4.5/5 stars with 1,043 reviews. By contrast, Expensify rates 4.3/5 stars with 2,639 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Market Segments
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Mid-Market (52.4% of reviews)
Expensify
Expensify
Mid-Market (50.5% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
$9 per active user per month
Expensify
Expensify
$4.99/month

Emburse Abacus vs Expensify

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Emburse Abacus easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Emburse Abacus overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Emburse Abacus meets the needs of their business better than Expensify.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Emburse Abacus is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Emburse Abacus over Expensify.
Categories
Shared Categories
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Expensify
Expensify
Emburse Abacus and Expensify are categorized as Expense Management
Unique Categories
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus is categorized as Travel Management
Expensify
Expensify has no unique categories
Pricing
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus Pricing
Starter
$9per active user per month
Professional
Custom Quote
Enterprise
Custom Quote
Free Trial
Expensify
Expensify Pricing
Track for Individuals
$4.99/month
Submit for Individuals
$4.99 /month
Collect for Groups
$5 /month
Control for Groups
$9/month
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.2
Responses: 968
Expensify
Expensify
9.0
Responses: 2375
Ease of Use
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.3
Responses: 974
Expensify
Expensify
8.8
Responses: 2376
Ease of Setup
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 121
Expensify
Expensify
8.2
Responses: 439
Ease of Admin
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 124
Expensify
Expensify
8.0
Responses: 431
Quality of Support
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 586
Expensify
Expensify
8.3
Responses: 1533
Ease of Doing Business With
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 115
Expensify
Expensify
8.2
Responses: 404
Product Direction (% positive)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 952
Expensify
Expensify
8.0
Responses: 2350
Features
Expense Reports
Ease of Creating Expense Reports
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.3
Responses: 689
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
9.0
Responses: 1932
Verified Feature
Bank / Credit Card Integration
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 767
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.6
Responses: 1462
Verified Feature
Smart Categorization
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 701
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.1
Responses: 1694
Verified Feature
Digital Receipt Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 779
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.9
Responses: 1905
Verified Feature
Employee Reimbursement
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.4
Responses: 795
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
9.1
Responses: 1650
Verified Feature
Currency Conversions
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 231
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.7
Responses: 764
Verified Feature
Credit Card Integration
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 200
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.5
Responses: 1058
Verified Feature
Travel Management
Ease of Booking
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.6
Responses: 19
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
Feature Not Available
Itinerary Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.5
Responses: 20
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.6
Responses: 521
Verified Feature
Trip Notifications
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.2
Responses: 18
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.7
Responses: 532
Verified Feature
Advanced Integrations
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.6
Responses: 95
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.8
Responses: 534
Verified Feature
Client Invoicing
Invoice Creation and Delivery
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Feature Not Available
Expensify
Expensify
8.7
Responses: 559
Verified Feature
Electronic Payments
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.3
Responses: 258
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.8
Responses: 582
Verified Feature
Project Accounting / Revenue Recognition
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.8
Responses: 196
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.5
Responses: 491
Verified Feature
Mobile
Receipt Capture
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.4
Responses: 724
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
9.0
Responses: 1838
Verified Feature
Mileage Tracking
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.1
Responses: 269
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.9
Responses: 1110
Verified Feature
Travel Itinerary and Flight Status Updates
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Feature Not Available
Expensify
Expensify
8.8
Responses: 636
Verified Feature
Platform
Embedded AI / Machine Learning
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.6
Responses: 116
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.2
Responses: 556
Verified Feature
Complex Approval Workflow
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 115
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.4
Responses: 669
Verified Feature
Administration
PCI Regulation Compliant
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 89
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.7
Responses: 420
Verified Feature
Administration
Standard Integrations
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.7
Responses: 141
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.6
Responses: 637
Verified Feature
Workflow
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.9
Responses: 162
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.6
Responses: 705
Verified Feature
Automated Reminders
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 145
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.7
Responses: 700
Verified Feature
Policy Compliance Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.8
Responses: 137
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.6
Responses: 619
Verified Feature
User, Role, and Access Management
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 162
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.8
Responses: 755
Verified Feature
Platform
Reporting
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.7
Responses: 158
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.8
Responses: 849
Verified Feature
APIs / Integration
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.7
Responses: 118
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.4
Responses: 509
Verified Feature
Internationalization
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
Not enough data available
Expensify
Expensify
8.5
Responses: 494
Verified Feature
Performance and Reliability
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.0
Responses: 191
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.9
Responses: 968
Verified Feature
Mobile User Support
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
9.2
Responses: 164
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.8
Responses: 841
Verified Feature
Offline
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
8.5
Responses: 95
Verified Feature
Expensify
Expensify
8.3
Responses: 516
Verified Feature
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Emburse Abacus and Expensify were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
35.4%
Expensify
Expensify
39.8%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
52.4%
Expensify
Expensify
50.5%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus
12.2%
Expensify
Expensify
9.7%
Reviewers' Industry
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus Industry
Computer Software
14.9%
Internet
14.5%
Information Services
7.4%
Information Technology and Services
7.2%
Financial Services
4.3%
Other
51.8%
Expensify
Expensify Industry
Computer Software
15.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.3%
Internet
8.3%
Marketing and Advertising
6.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.9%
Other
57.1%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Emburse Abacus
Brittany C.
Administrator in Program Development

The speed of processing and and total lack of hassle. I've always had to use Excel spreadsheets and clunky expense reporting software before, so getting started with my new organization I resigned myself to looking for the least-bad option out there. Then I...

Expensify
G
Administrator in Internet

I a Dave. Dave I a. I say, I do not like that Dave I a. Do you like expense reports? They Suck, Dave I a. Expense Reports Suck, I say Would you like them here or there? I would not like them here or there. I would not like them anywhere. Expense...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Emburse Abacus
GR
Administrator in Renewables & Environment

The poor integration / persistent problems mapping with Quickbooks has caused significant problems.

Expensify
G
User in Internet

-The interface is somewhat confusing. -Attaching a receipt can be a hassle if you don't do it correctly the first time. -I have had issues where the credit card isn't synching properly and thus I cant log all of my expenses - this has happened multiple...

Discussions
Emburse Abacus
Emburse Abacus Discussions
Can I sync my corporate card program?
1 comment
Offical Response from Emburse Abacus
You can connect your corporate card program to Abacus and see the status of all cards in a single dashboard view. As they are used, you will see posted...Read more
Can you read receipt images?
1 comment
Offical Response from Emburse Abacus
Just snap a photo or forward your receipt and we'll start drafting the expense for you - filling in date, vendor, amount and then auto-categorizing it based...Read more
Does Abacus integrate with Slack?
1 comment
Offical Response from Emburse Abacus
Abacus has an integration with Slack for both submitters and approvers. Employees can upload receipts with notes through Slack and once the expense is...Read more
Expensify
Expensify Discussions
Do you know if we can just email Expense and those can be recorded as well?
4 comments
PK
Yes, you can emails receipts to be recorded to receipts@expensify.com Read more
Where can I go if I have more questions?
3 comments
G2
You can reach our Success Team by emailing help@expensify.com.Read more
How can I have the receipts go directly to reports? It always says "nothing to see here". all clear
3 comments
Maya R.
MR
I would need a bit more info -- are the expenses coming via email or via the app? Once you answer, I can give you my opinion. Read more
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