With a seemingly endless number of open source ERP solutions available on the market nowadays, so people often feel overwhelmed when they need to pick the most suitable system for their needs.

That is why we have created this page with an unbiased, well-researched list of free open source ERP available with ranking.

This list of free open source ERP ( enterprise resource planning )software will help you in comparing and choosing the right software for you.

The first part of the post is having a sorted list of the 10 most popular systems available.

At the bottom, you will find a comprehensive list of all the other 12 popular applications.

Let’s take a closer look.

Top 10 free and open source ERP software systems

1. ERPNext

ERPNext is an open source ERP with full-featured business management tools. It also has specific modules for agriculture, manufacturing, retail, distribution, logistics, financial services, education, healthcare, and non-profit.

  • It offers 2 editions
    • 1. Community edition( zero license fees) 
    • 2. Enterprise edition. (licensed version)  support, hosting, and backups   are available
  • It offers 3 types of pricing: 1.Standerd 2.Enterprise 3.Self-hosted
  • It is available in almost 70 languages
  • It is written in Python and Javascript
  • The latest release is 12
  • License:GNU,GPLv3
  • Type:ERP,CRM,HRM,Accounting,Retail,Healthcare,Education

Following are the available modules in ERPNext

official website of ERPNext

2. Odoo

Odoo is an open source ERP with highly customizable apps and very easy to usage. Odoo helps you to manage workloads and projects. It is a completely secured ERP for all users.

  • It offers 2 editions
    • 1.Odoo community (free of cost)
    • 2.Odoo enterprise (paid version): It has the features of community edition with some additional features.
  • It is written in Python, XML, and Javascript
  • The operating system :Linux,Unix-like,OS X,windows,ios,Android
  • Latest release is Odoo14
  • License:GNU Lesser, GPLv3(for community edition) and Proprietary(for enterprise edition)
  • Type:ERP,CRM,CMS,E-commerce,Accounting

Following are the apps available in Odoo community edition

Official website of Odoo

3. Dolibarr

Dolibarr is an open source ERP that perfectly meets users’ requirements.

It combines the functionality of both ERP and CRM, also it offers external add-ons for download. It suits foundations and freelancers. Dolibarr allows you to upgrade to the latest version without losing your precious data.

  • It is available fully free of charge
  • It is written in PHP
  • The operating system is cross-platform
  • Latest release is Dolibarr 12.0.3
  • License:GNU,GPLv3
  • Type:ERP,CRM,SaaS,Accounting

Following are the available features in Dolibarr

Official website of Dolibarr

4. ADempiere

ADempiere is an open source ERP that combines ERP, CRM, and SCM. It supports the industries like manufacturing, distribution, retail, government, agribusiness, and education sectors.

  • It is available fully free of charge
  • It is available in several languages
  • It is written in Java 1.8
  • The operating system is Linux, Windows, Unix, OS X
  • The latest release is 3.9.3
  • License:GPLv2
  • Platform:Apache Tomcat,JBoss,PostgreSQL,Oracle Database.
  • Type: ERP, CRM, and SCM

Following are the available features in ADempiere

Official website of ADempiere

5. iDempiere (OSGi + ADempiere)

It is a combination of OSGi and ADempiere. It implements CRM, ERP, and supply-chain-management in the community way.

This open source ERP supports industries like manufacturing, distribution, retail, government, agribusiness, and the education sector.

  • It is available fully free of charge
  • It is available in many languages like English, German, Indonesian, Spanish, Italian, Japanese,[2] Romanian, Russian, Polish, Thai, Arabic, Bosnian, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, and many others
  • It is written in Java
  • Operating systems are Windows, Linux, Mac, and Solaris
  • The latest release is 8.1
  • License:GPLv2
  • Platform:OSGi,Jetty,ZK(framework)
  • Type: ERP, CRM, and SCM

Official website of iDempiere.

6. Apache OFBiz

It is now managed through the Apache Software Foundation. It has an enterprise application framework plus an extensive set of applications with best practices. It is suitable for all industries.

  • It is available fully free of charge
  • It is written in Java, Javascript, XML, Freemaker, Groovy
  • The operating system is Cross-platform
  • Latest release is 17.12.04
  • License: Apache license
  • Type: Business process

Following are the available modules and features in Apache OFBiz

Official website of Apache OFBiz.

7. Metasfresh

It is a free open source ERP suitable for small and medium industries. It supports industries such as wholesale, fresh produce, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, engineering, e-commerce, associations, or publishing, and supplemented by services including quality assurance, training, warranty, and planning reliability.

  • It offers two types of hosting
    • 1. Self-hosting (free of charge for all features and releases, but you don’t get support and cloud-hosting)
    • 2. Cloud-hosting(you get all features, releases, and also support, and cloud-hosting with a charge of 24 euros per user per month)
  • Available in 2 languages: English and Deutch
  • It is written in Java, Javascript, XML, and SQL
  • Operating systems are Linux, OS X, iOS, Android, and Windows
  • The latest release is 5.157
  • License: GPLv2, GPLv3
  • Type:ERP,CRM,MRP,Accounting

Following are the available modules in Metasfresh

Official website of metasfresh

8. Tryton

Tryton is a three-tier architecture that consists of the Tryton client, the Tryton server, and the Database management system.

  • It is written in Python and Javascript
  • Operating systems are BSD, Linux, Mac OS X, Window
  • The latest release is 5.8
  • License: GPLv3
  • Type: ERP, CRM, Accounting, and Business process

Following are the available modules in Tryton

Official website of Tryton

9. webERP

webERP is a complete web-based open source ERP system providing best practice, multi-user business administration, and accounting tools over the web.

  • It is fully free of charge
  • It is written in PHP
  • The operating systems are Windows, Linux, Mac OS
  • The latest release is 4.15.1

Following are the available modules in webERP

Official website of webERP.

10. Open pro

Open pro is an open source ERP using open source LAMP technology.

  • It offers 3 versions
    • Easy ERP for the small industry with basic needs
    • Open Pro ERP for companies with over 10 users
    • Enterprise ERP for the larger organization
  • The operating systems are Windows All, Unix, Linux, SUN Solaris, IBM AIX, OS400, VMS, Hewlett Packard HP-UX, MAC
  • The latest release is 9.0.9.

Following are the available modules in Open pro

Official website of Openpro

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11. Frontaccounting

FrontAccounting is a professional web-based Accounting system.

It is registered in 2007.

  • It is fully free of charge
  • It is written in PHP, Javascript
  • User interface: Web-based
  • The latest release is 2.4.8
  • License: GPLv3
  • Intended users: Financial and Insurance Industries, Manufacturing, Nonprofit organizations
  • Type: ERP, Accounting, Enterprise

Following are the available modules in Frontaccounting

Official website of frontaccounting

12. Flectra

It is a business information system with a modular design covering all essential aspects of ERP and CRM needs of a business. It is user-friendly. It can be deployed as a Saas.

  • It offers three type of edition
    • 1.Starter
    • 2.Professional
    • 3. Enterprises
  • It is written in Python and Postgresql framework
  • It is available for Cloud, Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Following are the available features in Flectra

Official website of Flectra.

13. Axelor

It is a modular and intelligent platform with ERP, CRM, and business process management platforms. More than twenty applications including HR, accounting are integrated with it.

It offers Financial Management, Inventory Management, Project Management, Order Management, Distribution Management in one place. It is suitable for industries like Services, Manufacturing, the Public sector, and Distribution.

  • It offers two types of charges
    • 1. The basic software(Community version): free of charge
    • 2. Optional services (Cloud and Support): charged
  • Operating system: Windows, Mac
  • License: AGPLv3

Following are the available modules in Axelor

Official website of Axelor.

14. LedgerSMB

This open source ERP is useful in double-entry accounting. Most of the ERP features are included and it is available with the web-browser interface.

In this ERP Accounting data is stored in a SQL database server and a standard web browser can be used as its user interface.

It is founded in 2006 and Headquarter is Ostrobothnia, Finland. It serves industries like Communications, Factoring, IT services, Financial Services, Rental, Retail, and Trade.

  • It is fully free of charge
  • Available in the languages of the following countries: (ie US, Canada, EU (Netherlands, Hungary, Estonia, United Kingdom), Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia, Barbados, and Colombia.)
  • It is written in Perl, PL/pgSQL, JavaScript
  • Operating systems are Unix, Mac OS, Windows, Android
  • Platform: Cross-platform
  • The latest release is 1.8.6
  • License: GOLv2
  • Type: Accounting, ERP, CRM

Following are the available features in LedgerSMB

Official website of LedgerSMB.

15. BlueSeer

Blueseer is an open source ERP and is more useful for the manufacturing industry and small to medium businesses. It is on par with commercial manufacturing ERP software.

  • It is fully free of charge
  • It is written in Java
  • User interface: Java Swing
  • License: MIT license
  • Database Environment: JDBC, MySQL, SQLite

Following are the available modules in Blueseer

Official website of BlueSeer.

16. inoERP

The main purpose of inoERP is to provide a dynamic pull-based system where the demand-supply varies frequently. It is a web-based enterprise management system. Its headquarters is in Hong Kong, China.

  • It is fully free of charge
  • It is written in PHP and Javascript
  • The operating system is cross-platform
  • The latest release is 0.5.2
  • License: Mozilla Public License Version2.0
  • Type: ERP, CRM, Accounting

Following are the available modules in inoERP

Official website of inoERP

17. EasyERP

This open source ERP is suitable for small and medium businesses. Its headquarters is in Zakarpattia, Ukraine.

  • It is written in JavaScript
  • The operating system is Windows
  • License: GNU Library or LGPLv3
  • A free trial is available for Saas
  • Functionalities include Inventory management, CRM, HR, Accounting.
  • It also had a SaaS-based paid service which can be integrated with Magento, Shopify, and Etsy

Following are the available features in EasyERP

Official website of EasyERP.

18. ERP5

ERP5 is an open source ERP and it supports industries like banks, governments, trade, manufacturing, aerospace, automation, and corporations. It generates reports in PDF format with an unrestricted layout. It can be accessed from mobile devices also. It uses a unified business model (UBM) to describe all its modules.

  • It is fully free of charges
  • It is written in Python
  • Operating systems are Linux and Unix
  • The latest release is 5.4.7
  • License: GPL
  • Type: ERP

Following are the available modules in ERP5

Official website of ERP5.

19. VIENNA Advantage

It is an open source ERP and CRM Solution with a powerful document management system.

It supports many industries like Textile and Apparels, Retail and Supply chain, Restaurant and Cafe, Construction and real estate, Public sector, Education, Distribution, Telecom, E-commerce, Discrete manufacturing, Life insurance, Oil and gas, Professional services.

  • It offers three types of editions
    • 1. Enterprise edition ( for large and multinational enterprises and also for Government organizations)
    • 2.Professional edition( for medium to large companies)
    • 3. Community edition -It is free of charges and unsupported ( for developers and small enterprises )
  • Operating systems are Windows and Mac

Following are the features available in Vienna advantage

Official website of VIENNA Advantage.

20. Libertya

It is a powerful and scalable open source ERP software, runs on multiple platforms and full customization is available to fit different business processes. It is also a Comprehensive Administrative Management software.

It is registered in 2011.Its headquarters is in Argentina,South America.

  • It is fully free of charges
  • Available in two languages: Spanish and English
  • It is written in Java
  • Operating systems: Windows, Linux
  • The latest release is 19.07
  • License: Libertya Public License Version 1.0 (LPLV1.0)
  • Intended Users: IT, Management

Following are the available features in Libertya

Official website of Libertya

21. Project-open

It is a web-based ERP. It is useful for service and consulting companies with 2-200 employees.

  • It offers two types of edition
    • 1. Community edition- Free of charges ( All modules of project open available. This edition is sufficient for small and medium-sized enterprises)
    • 2. Professional and enterprises edition- Paid edition (It include s community edition and closed source extensions like advanced reporting and other modules required in larger organizations)
  • License: GPLv2
  • Type: Enterprise, CRM, ERP, Time tracking, Accounting, Project Management

Following are the available modules in Project open

Official website of Project-Open.

22.mixERP

It is a free and open-source, built on the ASP.net framework.

Following are the available features in mixERP

Official website of mixERP

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