Ned Lilly, CEO of xTuple recently blogged concerning xTuple’s open-source philosophy: “Our users – whether they’re community members using the totally free version, or commercial customers using (a paid license-version)- are in control of their own destinies. They don’t have to worry about picking up the Wall Street Journal one morning and seeing that their software partner has been gobbled up (by a conglomerate). They have the source code, no matter what – and they are members of a thriving global community of users that is bigger than any one company.”

The xTuple PostBooks® version(free download) is one of the most downloaded products on SourceForge. It includes extensive Accounting features plus Inventory, Sales Order, Purchase Order, Bill-of-Material, Workorder and also multi-bin capabilities, kitting, and an assemble-to-order configurator. It is built on the scalable PostreSQL open source database. If your business has reached the limits of QuickBooks, Peachtree or MYOB, or if you are looking for a starter solution that you won’t have to throw away in a year, then xTuple PostBooks® can help. xTuple PostBooks® is the ideal business software platform for many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). xTuple is listed in the InfoWorld 2012 Best of Open Source Software (Bossie Awards) in the ERP catagory.

xTuple PostBooks® is the base accounting system for xTuple’s more extensive commercially licensed editions. xTuple’s commercially licensed editions include:

Standard – all of the PostBooks® functions plus multi-warehouse, emailing documents, EDI, lot/serial control, RMA, revision control, and MRP (material requirements planning).

Project Edition – which is the Standard Edition plus project accounting.

Manufacturing Edition provides everything you need to run a sophisticated modern shop. it features multi-plant MRP, production scheduling, bills of operations, breeder bills for process manufacturing, capacity planning, and more.

Enterprise Edition—Manufacturing, Project, Web portal, Fixed Assets, xTuple Connect (formerly Batch Manager) data integration, plus the new Advanced Commissions module. For a comparison of features among these additions, see:

xTuple ERP 4.0.0 – Fall 2012 introduces Web/Mobile Client.
Web/Mobile Client: now includes a Mobile Web application – empowering you to manage your business without being tethered to a physical office – improving productivity and profitability.


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