MYOB US Inc.
claims to have taken the top spot in the Mac accounting software market. The company vaunts products including FirstEdge and AccountEdge to explain its marketshare lead, noting that AccountEdge was the first Mac OS X business management and accounting product to market.
MYOB US Inc. said that it has about 54.4 percent market share in the Mac accounting category, bettering companies like Intuit, CheckMark Software and Aatrix Software. The company calculated these figures by combining April results from the NPD Group and Apple Retail.
MYOB US Inc. general manager Cynthia Mackewicz indicated that successes like this help to validate the Macintosh as a viable solution for the small business market. In order to get the word out about its products, MYOB US has also focused on providing product seminars at Apple Retail stores nationwide.
FirstEdge provides basic small business management and accounting tools like sales tracking, banking, expense reporting and customer info. AccountEdge also incorporates inventory features, purchases, time billing and payroll. More details are available from the Web site.