Product History

Today, WINPACCS represents a reliable and established standard software solution for organisations of development cooperation and humanitarian aid. What is the story behind WINPACCS?


The first modules of WINPACCS 2018 – a comprehensive relaunch of WINPACCS – are completed and successfully rolled out by GIZ in three pilot countries: the new WINPACCS accounting 4 Project accounting and the new WINPACCS cashbook 2 Project cashbook.

mbi celebrates 30 years of WINPACCS at a special event with its customers, friends and former employees.


New partner administration interfaces allow the direct import of partners‘ accounting data into WINPACCS. The new feature „monitoring of quantities“ allows for the creation and maintenance of quantity budgets and manages their proper inclusion in the reports to the donors.


A Partner Administration has been integrated in WINPACCS online. Partner-related data can now be administered and connected with various other information in WINPACCS. This is a crucial innovation, above all for aid organisations who are working very closely with partners on site.


The functionalities in WINPACCS online have evolved through the integration of person administration and the individual roles added to user administration. The digital voucher capture in WINPACCS is also a key milestone.


WINPACCS online is rolled out as a web-based platform based on the latest Microsoft technologies and replaces WINPACCS manager.

Above all the fact that it covers further functional areas for international aid organisations and connects directly with the modules of the WINPACCS suite have resulted in the interest of aid organisations in WINPACCS increasing enormously.


mbi GmbH starts to offer regular seminars for WINPACCS suite in partner countries.


The WINPACCS modules accounting, cashbook and cost control are combined by the term WINPACCS suite.


The first customers outside Germany are choosing WINPACCS and rolling the software out in their international projects worldwide.


Distribution of WINPACCS cashbook which was developed in cooperation with mbi GmbH and the GIZ.

The first WINPACCS Symposium takes place.


First distribution of WINPACCS cost control.


The former WINPACCS is renamed to WINPACCS accounting, since besides project book keeping, additional modules under the name WINPACCS are developed to complement this system.


The mbi GmbH acquires the rights for distribution and further development of the software WINPACCS from the GIZ.


The DOS based application PACCS is ported to Windows. The name of the software changes from PACCS to WINPACCS.


Manual project accounting is used for the last time at GIZ. Ever since, GIZ has used PACCS, and since 2001 WINPACCS, for all its project accounting for its projects worldwide.


The first aid organisations outside GIZ choose PACCS. mbi GmbH partially takes over the setup, maintenance and support for those installations.


The Project Accounting System „PACCS“ developed by GIZ is implemented in first projects of GIZ. It is the start of the replacement of the manually processed accounting in the worldwide projects.