Crater: Open-Source Laravel Invoicing App


December 10th, 2019

Crater: Open-Source Laravel Invoicing App

Crater is a free, open-source invoice app for freelancers and small businesses made with Laravel 6.x, VueJS, and Bootstrap 4. It’s core features include:

  • Invoices
  • Estimates
  • Payment Tracking
  • Expenses
  • Reporting
  • Taxes

Along with these features, Crater has a dashboard that summarizes things like sales and expenses, invoices due, and recent estimates:

Crater also provides a mobile app that works with your self-hosted Crater app. At the time of writing, Crater has an Android app with an iOS version in the works.

Crater has end-user documentation and setup instructions on If you’d like to reference the source code, check out bytefury/crater on GitHub. There’s plenty of real-world Laravel and VueJS code you can reference.

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Paul Redmond

Full stack web developer. Author of Lumen Programming Guide and Docker for PHP Developers.