Inventora Alternative for Makers

Craftybase is a Inventora alternative designed specifically for small makers. Here's why you should consider us first…

Craftybase Inventory + Bookkeeping

Imagine having accurate, up-to-date inventory & materials everywhere you sell

Craftybase integrates seamlessly with all of your storefronts, so all the numbers you need can be found in a single spot.


Why choose Craftybase over Inventora?

Everything in one place

Stock levels and financial data are all in the one place and accessible from any internet enabled device (our industry standard backups ensure your data is extremely safe).

Daily Imports

Stop manually copying over numbers to spreadsheets - there is a now an easier and better way! We automatically import of all your products and orders each night ready for the start of your day.

Pricing Guidance

Know exactly how much it costs to produce your products - our pricing guidance feature means you'll always be on top of your margins and profits.

Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)

Track your cost of goods sold in real time using the data you enter. We'll even generate the numbers you need for your Schedule C at the touch of a button.

Reports & Charts

Keep your finger on the pulse and know how well your store is doing, with our extensive and detailed reports. Charts and graphs show you your vital stats in an easy to understand way.

Low Stock Alerts

Track your exact material and product stock levels, so you know exactly when you need to order more supplies or make more product. Don't run out of stock ever again and keep those sales rolling in!

Craftybase helped us make sure we were accounting for everything in our prices, and helped us quickly test what would happen if we changed suppliers to upgrade some of our materials.

Jeff Amrhein
Jeff Amrhein
Founder, Hand and Hide
Feature * Craftybase Inventora
Windows / Mac Compatible Yes Yes
Invoicing Yes No
Recipes / Bill of Materials (BoMs) Yes No
Expense Tracking Yes No
Product Tracking Yes Yes
Material Tracking Yes Yes
Time Tracking Yes No
Vendor and Customer Lists Yes No
Automatic stock calculations Yes No
Reporting Yes Yes
Tax Worksheets inc. Schedule C Yes No
Real time costing calculations Yes No
Pricing Guidance Yes Yes
Consignment Tracking Yes No
Stocktaking Yes Yes
Compliance & Lot Tracking Yes No
Multiple User Accounts Yes Yes
Free trial Yes Yes
Unlimited Support Yes Yes

See why our customers love Craftybase

The automatic deduction of materials during manufacturing is a HUGE time saver and a guarantee of accurate inventory that I deeply appreciate.

Sarah Bingham Sarah Bingham

Sarah Bingham

I'm impressed with the ability to track minute quantities of essential oils and other materials used in multiple products. I love the conversion from purchase to tracking units, and love the ability to make components and recipes.

Elise Wishlow Elise Wishlow

Elise Wishlow

Craftybase has given me the tools amp; resources to accurately track my materials, recipes, and inventory. I love that I can build out my recipes and make adjustments to see my cost in real time.

Tiffany Jensen Tiffany Jensen

Tiffany Jensen

My favourite feature is the software's ability to calculate the cost of our products in real-time, taking into account the increase in the costs of raw materials.

Lina Andreas Lina Andreas

Lina Andreas

Tracking expenses, materials, recipes, and orders all in one place is the reason my business was able to grow from a 'hobby' to a full-fledged enterprise.

Homero Gonzalez Homero Gonzalez

Homero Gonzalez

Being able to manage our inventory and accurately assess our cost of goods has allowed us to scale our business with confidence.

Jennifer Biagioni Jennifer Biagioni

Jennifer Biagioni

Craftybase allows us to be lean with our materials inventory so we won't have any overage of inventory. It provides a great easy-to-use analysis of COGS to help us better manage our margins.

Duke Ahrens Duke Ahrens

Duke Ahrens

Tried several systems and Craftybase is the only one, that covers all our needs, including the analysis of the sales and planning for the future.

Balazs Lengyel Balazs Lengyel

Balazs Lengyel

Craftybase makes it easy to create my formulas and automatically calculates what I need to use, when to re-order, how much it costs me to make my products, and so much more. I literally could not function without it!

Samantha Samantha


Craftybase frees up my time to focus more on customer engagement and driving sells. It's basically 50 spreadsheets and two employees all wrapped up into one easy to use platform.

Nathan Tanner Nathan Tanner

Nathan Tanner

We do not know what we would do without this application. Spreadsheets and confusing documents is a thing of the past now!

Kahne Kahne


Craftybase helps me keep my sales automatically entered into my system so that I can get on with doing the fun part: the creative products I make!

Kitty Kitty
Features correct as of July 2021
Take your handmade business to the next level with Craftybase