HomeBank development started in 1995 on an Amiga computer. Version 1.0 was released in January 1998 under a shareware license. In May 2003, version 3.0 was released as freeware and a complete rewrite was started on GNU/Linux using GTK+. In September 2006, version 3.2 was released for GNU/Linux systems only. HomeBank became available on Macintosh systems in August 2007, via MacPorts. In May 2008, version 3.8 was released and became available for Microsoft Windows platforms.