Choosing a financial manager for Android: Monefy

Choosing a financial manager for Android: Monefy

We are continuing to test the financial managers for Android. The last article We have found a middle ground among equals applications – her name Home Finance. Several upset CoinKeeper, because demand money for what others offer for free, as well as Finance Assistant with its surcharge for additional currency. Apart stands Finance PM, which is a more “thoughtful” refers to financial transactions, providing greater functionality than others.

Now we will try to find his competitors, considering two more serious applications.

So, first is Monefy – pretty popular financial manager, known to many users. Here and view expenses «on a beautiful and informative graphics and detailed information in the list underneath» , and mode of the budget to better control costs for a certain period. In general, look, is it really good this 4.5-point “financier.” The second subject – Money Manager. The program offers a companion program for the PC, which puts it on a par with Finance PM. Not without the management of credit and debit cards.

Well, at the end of the review, we summarize the consideration of all financial managers tested. As the test equipment used tablet DEXP Ursus 8EV2 3G (Android 4.4.2, CPU MT8382, 4 x 1300 MHz, 1GB RAM).

Monefy

Choosing a financial manager for Android: Monefy

Introduction

The main thing is that the application is able to – is to synchronize any device through personal Dropbox-Account. In general, your budget can be edited on several devices, that is the financial manager is really becoming a family planner. The rest of us to the classic version of the shareware program, where you pay for the trip of advertising, as well as the release of some functions. What? Here in this we are now and we will understand.

The main functions:

  • An intuitive and user-friendly interface. Nothing superfluous.
  • Instant addition of new records.
  • View spending on a beautiful and informative graphics and detailed information in the list below it.
  • Manage Categories.
  • secure synchronization via your personal Dropbox account.
  • Selecting the reporting period.
  • Choose currency.
  • Budget mode to better control costs for a certain period .
  • Backup and export of data in a single click.
  • Password protection.

The main functions of the premium version:

  • There are no restrictions
  • No ads

Permissions:

Photo / multimedia / files

  • Change / delete data on USB-drive
  • View your data on USB-drive

Other

  • Unlimited access to the Internet
  • View Network Connections

Setting

Once we launched program, she began to teach us how to use it. After a simple demonstration of the financial manager opened a very interesting interface.

The first thing that catches the eye is the pie chart on the background of icons in the form of amusing aspects of human life. At the bottom of the window you can see the balance, as well as two rather large keys “minus” and “plus».

Left-right corner opens a sidebar where you can view all accounts, be it cash or bank card, and run through the cost / income for the day, week, month or even year. Availability and choice of dates. This approach is already talking about the long and careful planning of the budget.

Right Angle represented categories, accounts and settings. About the latter, we now discuss. The first thing we suggest is to buy the pro-version, but we will not rush going, and understand, whether to do it.

Other settings include the mode of” Budget “and transfer the remainder to the following month. In the first case set monthly expense, but with a second and everything is clear. Here choose a language exchange (probably available all world currency), day of the week (any day of the week), the first day of the reporting month (every day of the month), a password protected application and assess Monefy in Google Play.

By the way, assigning a password function can be activated in two ways: buy a pro-version and allow periodically show advertising.

It is also possible to synchronize the database through the Dropbox-account, where you can create a backup, restore from backup and export to csv-file. In the latter case, you can select the encoding and decimal. After this procedure, our database can be sent via instant messenger or email.

By the way, to activate this function will also have to buy the pro-version, or agree to the viewing of advertising.

 
The first impression from the use Monefy more than good. The application immediately adjusts to a serious, adequate asks for money, offers long-term planning, and the interface itself is pleasing to the eye . Particularly worth mentioning large function keys that make it easy to keep the budget on the go. Well, let’s see how this will manifest itself “animal” in testing.

Test

The consumption of resources is also pleased – only 50.2 MB at 0.1 percent CPU utilization. Of course, in testing, this figure could increase, but even in this case the possibility of the program covers the load on the system. It should be noted and a small distribution applications – 9.5 MB and up 16.21 MB after installation.

For the installation of the finance manager will need Android 4.0 or higher. As for permits, they are minimal and do not cause any sort of doubt. So far we have only Monefy pleases.

First, click the” + “, that is” income “. Here, trying to drive the amount of income, choose a category, such as salary and assigning revenue account – cash or card. The entire operation takes a minimum of time, thanks to well very intuitive operation. In turn pleases the eye animated menu.

With all cost the same category will be only a little more, for example, the money can be spent on communications, entertainment or food. The whole thing immediately displayed in a circular chart on the home screen, and for the convenience around you can find a lot of shortcuts for quick control costs.

Choosing a financial manager for Android: Monefy

By the way, the labels below each the percentage of the costs so that you can see what you are squandering money, and if you click on any icon, the chart will show the amount of flow. It should be noted that the process of cost control does not only fast, but also very friendly.

For those who are sickened by the diagram, provided key “Balance.” This list can be View all income and expenses.

In the left sidebar (swipe right) watch the account (cash or card) for a day, a month or a year, that is, expenses and revenues can be scheduled at least New Year’s holiday.

In the right sidebar, you can configure a category or add new ones. Here you can add the account or transfer money between accounts. Transfer is carried out classically, ie, enter the amount select the account debiting and crediting account.

Resource consumption rose slightly to just 62.6 MB. In this case, the load on the processor has not changed. There are no bugs, crashes and braking has not been noticed, so -That Monefy us and did not disappoint.

Conclusion

Monefy, if not perfect, it is close to the financial manager, allows you to perform all basic operations with the accounts do backup databases in the cloud and plan costs and revenues in the long term. Particularly pleased with ease of operation, large buttons, beautiful interface and quick setup. In terms of resource consumption, too, all right, as well, and stability can not let us down. Advertising can be viewed, you can not view, and pay for her trip is not great.

In general, Monefy could be called the best, if not another program ahead. Let’s see whether Money Manager outdo this wonderful Studio solution MonefyApp.

Choosing a financial manager for Android: Monefy updated: June 28, 2015 author: Maria Sheen