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Fanurio 1.11: Time Tracking and Billing for Freelancers

07.30.2008
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Atelier Software announces the release of Fanurio 1.11, a time tracking and billing application designed for freelancers. With Fanurio, freelancers can easily organize their work, track time and create invoices. Just add a new client to the application and create a project. During the project, users can add project items and expenses, decide anytime if an item is billable or not, and if it should be billed using an hourly rate or a flat rate. Billable items can later be added to an invoice.

Each time a contract is signed, just add a new client to the application and create a project. During the project, users can add project items and expenses, decide anytime if an item is billable or not, and if it should be billed using an hourly rate or a flat rate. Billable items can later be added to an invoice. When the project is completed, it can be marked as finished to hide it from other ongoing projects.

Freelancers don't have to wait for the completion of the project to create an invoice. Partial invoices can be created anytime during a project, or multiple projects, as well as see which invoices are paid, unpaid or overdue. Fanurio uses a powerful template language that can be used to create both simple and complex invoice templates. Using a customizable template, invoices may be exported to a HTML file so they can be printed or e-mailed.

Fanurio has an iTunes-like mini view that gives quick access to the timer. The time spent on each item can be recorded using a timer or it can be entered manually. Work may be invoiced in one or more currencies and use automatic invoice numbering to save time.

Main Features and Benefits:
* Organize work per client using projects
* Mark invoices as paid and track those which are overdue
* Mark work as billable (flat rate, hourly rate) or non-billable
* Create partial invoices anytime during the project
* Create invoices for single or multiple projects
* Customize invoice templates using your own layouts
* Import clients from other applications using a CSV file
* Export data to a CSV or Excel file and import it in other applications
* Create backup copies of your data

Here is a list with all the important changes of this version:
* Track costs and profits
* New money reports
* Cross-platform version that runs from a USB stick
* Specify payment date for invoices
* Checks for updates automatically
* Start timer for one of the recent project items
* Many other improvements and bug fixes

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X (10.3.9 or higher) on both Intel-based and PowerPC-based Mac computers
* Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista
* Linux
* Java 1.4 or higher (we recommend Java 6)
* 10.5 MB Hard Drive space.

Pricing and Availability:
Fanurio 1.11 may be purchased for 39.00 USD from http://www.fanuriotimetracking.com. The trial version has all the functionality of the paid version but with a 30-days limitation. It can be downloaded from http://www.fanuriotimetracking.com/download.html .

Located in Craiova, Romania, Atelier Software was founded in 2006. Atelier Software is a privately held software company specializing in desktop business applications. Copyright (C) 2006-2008 Atelier Software SRL, All rights reserved.

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Cosmina Stefanache
Marketing Manager
+40742260740
Romania

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Comments

Steven Baker replied on Thu, 2008/07/31 - 2:05am

wow, $12 an hour.

i think i'd rather work at mc donalds and make more $$$

Cosmina Stefanache replied on Thu, 2008/07/31 - 7:24am in response to: Steven Baker

Hi Steven,

$12/hour is a very low rate indeed but that's just an example. Next time we'll consider your suggestion and make it $100 :).

Dan Taylor replied on Mon, 2008/08/04 - 6:19am

Fanurio looks like another great time tracking package.  Don't forget about TSheets as well. With their recent Jott.com integration and iPhone app you can take your time tracking with you where ever you go.

Cismaru Alice replied on Thu, 2010/10/28 - 11:09am

Atelier Software is the best company ever.I am from Craiova and I was able to get into this company. They are all professionals.

Congratulations

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