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Top 10 Free Open Source ERP Software for Small Business

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Top 10 Free Open Source ERP Software for Small Business
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Managing the day to day operations of an organization is certainly not an easy task. There are so many things to be worked upon right from managing the pricing, planning for the product, finance and accounting, how to deal with inventory, working around the payroll. While these tasks can be quite time consuming and difficult to deal with. ERP Software for small and medium business do make our lives simpler and enable us to be more efficient and effectively use our valuable time.

 

ADempiere ERP Business Suite

Adempiere has played a pivotal role in the world wide web, more commonly referred to as www. Java as a technology platform and this is now known as an Apache HTTP Server. This has been recognized as the worlds most used web server software. The development of this Apache sever began in the year 1955. The logs of Apache can be analysed by browsing through the net by involving the free scripts. Graphcal user interface supports Apache along with configurable error messages, content negotiations.

ADempiere ERP Business Suite

 

Odoo

is a web based tool and uses Python, Javascript, PostgreSQL as technology platforms. This was renamed from OPENERP as the functionality is more than an ERP. AGPLv3 is the software license used by Odoo. This software provides services related to purchasing, inventory management, billing, accounting, manufacturing, and purchasing. Upon using Odoo your life will definitely become more simple and uncomplicated.

Odoo

 

Openbravo ERP

is the software which is generally used at the Point of sale, when a retail transaction gets completed. This is generally used in shopping marts or malls where people go to shop and this is also an ERP software. The technology platforms being utilized by Openbravo ERP is Java, PostgreSQL and Oracle.

OpenbravoERP

 

Opentaps

has been designed keeping the large and mid-segment in mind. One can manage multiple features such as financials, manage inventory, manufacturing, and purchasing. One can also derive an analytical picture which will allow you to get an analytical viewpoint for your business when using this software. The add-ons and additional modules provides you an easy access to enhanced capabilities.

Opentaps

 

Dolibarr

This is Web application (LAMP) based system, which represents PHP programming language Apache HTTP Server, the MySQL relational database management system (RDBMS), which is utilized for managing small and medium companies, foundations or freelancers. The components of LAMP can be interchanged. The technology platforms being used by Dolibarr PostgreSQL, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL or PostgreSQL.

Dolibarr

 

ERP5

The technology platforms being used by ERP5 are -Python, JavaScript, Zope, MariaDB or MySQL. This software has been based on unified model for mid to large size organizations. The unified model is a single one which describe all its components. This approach to enterprise modelling was introduced in 2002 by Carvalho and Smets.

ERP5

 

ERPNext

has been designed specifically to cater the needs of the small and medium-size businesses. Python, JavaScript, MySQL are some of the technology platforms used in the software. Some of the modules used by ERPNext are related to sales, project management, for accounting, managing inventory and purchase.

ERPnext

 

LedgerSMB

is a software which primarily focuses on reporting, accounting, light manufacturing, and basic MRP of a project. This is a free software double entry accounting and ERP) system. The date in accounting is stored in a SQL database server and a standard web browser can be used as its user interface.

LedgerSMB

 

Adaxa Suite

this software has been integrated using Adempiere/iDempiere. iDempiere has CRM Customer Relationship Management along with SCM Supply Chain Management functions. This comes out in stark contrast with the other proprietary resources which are driven only by a community of supporters. Adaxa used JAVA for its platform technology.

AdaxaSuite

 

Compiere

was acquired by Acquired by Consona Corporation in June 2010. Java is the platform technology used for Compiere. The software was developed in USA.

 

compiere

 

GNU Enterprise

This was aimed at developing a complete enterprise level business environment. The present scope of GNU Enterprise is restricted to a set of tools meant for developing interactive database applications.

GNU Enterprise

 

HeliumV

This is an open source ERP suite was originally developed by Helium V IT-Solutions GmbH in Austria in the year 2005. The main focus areas of this software is electronic manufacturing. The software focuses on small and medium-sized companies.

HeliumV

 

ino erp

This is an open source php based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application. The main objective of ino ERP is to provide a dynamic pull based system where there are frequent changes in the demand and supply changes and traditional planning systems are not good enough to provide the required support.

inoERP

 

JFire

JFire is an ERP and a CRM also. The software has been written in JAVA and based on the Java EE 5 (formerly J2EE), JDO 2, Eclipse RCP 3 technologies.

JFire

 

Phreedom

Is an accounting program and was developed as an open source web-based Enterprise resource planning (ERP) application which is free.

Phreedom

List of Free and open-source ERP software:

Name Platform
Technology
Software license Description Countries of origin Last stable release date
Adaxa Suite Java GPL Integrated ERP built on Adempiere / iDempiere Australia
Adempiere Java GPL Began as a fork, Apache HTTP Server Apache License 2.0 2015 (3.8 LTS)
Apache OFBiz Java Apache License2.0 Business Solutions and Applications Framework from the Apache Software Foundation Worldwide 2014 (12.04.04)
Compiere Java GPL/Commercial Acquired by Consona Corporation in June 2010 USA 2010 (3.3.0)
Dolibarr JavaScript, PHP, MySQL or PostgreSQL GPLv3 Web application (LAMP based system) to manage small and medium companies, foundations or freelancers France 2015 (3.6.2)
Epesi PHP, MySQL MIT license A framework for building ERP applications Poland, USA 2015 (1.6.3)
ERP5 Python, JavaScript, Zope, MariaDB or MySQL GPL Based on unified model for mid to large size organizations Worldwide 2014 (5.5)
ERPNEXT Python, JavaScript, MySQL GPL ERP for small and medium-size businesses India 2014 (4.1.0)
FrontAccounting PHP, MySQL GPLv3 Web application ? 2014 (2.3.21)
GNU Enterprise Python GPLv3 Tools to develop interactive database applications ? 2010
HeliumV Java AGPL ERP for small and medium-size businesses (initial focus has been electronic manufacturing) Austria,Germany ?
iDempiere Java GPLv2 OSGI + Adempiere Worldwide 2015 (3.1)
ino erp PHP, JavaScript, MySQL MPL First Dynamic Pull Based ERP System;Designed to provide better Inventory Turn Singapore 2015 (0.3.1)
JFire Java, Eclipse LGPL ERP and CRM system Germany 2011 (1.2.0)
Kuali     ERP for higher education institutions USA  
LedgerSMB Perl, PostgreSQL GPL Double entry accounting and ERP system (fork of SQL-Ledger) Worldwide 2014 (1.4.7)
Openbravo Java, PostgreSQL, Oracle OBPL1 ERP and Point of Sale (POS) software Spain 2013 (3.0)
Odoo Python, Javascript, PostgreSQL AGPLv3 Renamed from OpenERP to reflect that is more than just ERP Worldwide 2015 (9.0)
Phreedom PHP, Javascript, MySQL GPLv3 Expanded from Phreebooks accounting engine USA 2012 (3.4)
Postbooks C++, JavaScript, PostgreSQL CPAL Accounting, CRM and ERP USA 2014 (4.5.0)
SQL-Ledger Perl, PostgreSQL GPL Double entry accounting and ERP system Canada 2014 (3.0.6)
Tryton Python, GTK+ GPLv3 Originally forked from TinyERP, cleaned-up code base with continuous update/migration path ? 2015 (3.8)
WebERP PHP, MySQL GPLv2 LAMP-based system ? 2015 (4.12.2)

Source: Wikipedia


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