Aplos Review - why 4.4 stars?

Aplos Review
ITQlick Score: 87/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.4/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Church Management -> Aplos
Ranking:Ranked 11 out of 27 Church Management systems
Company: Aplos
Pricing: starts at $29.50 per month
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Cloud
Links: Aplos pricing, Aplos alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jun 07, 2021

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What is Aplos?

Aplos is a cloud-based church management software that assists organizers in managing donations as well as donors. It also allows them to channel gifts and contributions into a set project and oversee progress to goal. These features enable organizations and churches to implement a system that promotes optimum financial stewardship.

The software main features include Church Bookkeeping, Integrated Payroll, Custom Role Permissions, and Transaction Entries Automation. Aplos is a privately-owned computer software company that started operations in 2009; it has its headquarters in Fresno, California, USA, and currently has between 50 and 200 employees.


What is Aplos rating?

The rating of Aplos is 4.4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 87 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Aplos's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business.

Is Aplos the best Church Management system?

Aplos is ranked 11 out of 27 software in their category (Church Management systems).

What are Aplos's pros? (4 Pros)

  • Users can import bank transactions into the software
  • The Report function of the software can generate custom data
  • Aplos requires little technical know-how at initial setup
  • It tracks fundraising events with tags

What are Aplos's cons? (2 cons)

  • The software has difficulty handling batch transactions for large organizations
  • It does not have a social media management function as of yet

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Aplos: ACS Software, Servant Keeper, ParishSOFT, Breeze, Churchteams, ChurchTrac Online, Shelby Church, Donarius, Church Community Builder, Church Windows. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Aplos?

The cost of license starts at $29.50 per month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Aplos

What should you ask Aplos during a demo session? (65 questions)

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Is it the right software for you?

The software is suitable for startups, small, medium, and large organizations, primarily in the Nonprofit industry. Churches, Foundations, Homeowners Associations, and Parent-Teacher Associations would find Aplos useful for their operations. I Challenge Diabetes, Love Inc., Tidelands Church, and Teamwork Ministries are notable organizations to which the software caters.

List of categories

Accounting & Finance
Attendance Tracking
Event Management
Non-Profit Volunteer Management

Aplos Vs. Alternatives

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Aplos
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$29.50 per month
Functionality
4
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ACS
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
97/100
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6/10
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$279.95 per license
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Servant
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
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$299 per license
Functionality
3
ParishSOFT
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6/10
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Pricing not available
Functionality
3
Breeze
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$50 per month
Functionality
3
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Shlomi Lavi

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.