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10 Popular Free Open source POS

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By Ray PA

June 1, 2014

Because of on-going tough economy business organizations are passing hard time So its natural that they would try to saving every bucks possible.
Open source Point of Sale applications are usually free and they sustain through charges for customizatoin and support.  Small businesses often do not need complex system and they are adopting open source POS for managing work, sales and inventory.  Here is a short list of Restaurant and Retailer POS that you can at try free of cost.

Reference: http://www.linux.com/community/blogs/10-popular-free-open-source-point-of-sale-for-business.html

1. PHP Point of Sale

Platform: LAMP
Type: Retailer POS
Description: Web based Point of sale suitable for small and medium stores. It has master database for customer, sales, supply, employee and provides flexible reporting. However being a web based POS it has limited support for POS printer and cashdrawer.

Url: https://sourceforge.net/projects/phppointofsale/

2. Floreant POS
Platform: Java
Type: Restaurant POS
Description: Floreant POS offters simple User Interface and caters with small cafe to Fine dining. It has configurable food menu system organized by Food categories, Groups, Items and Modifiers. It has support for Receipt printer, Kitchen Printing and Cash drawer. Florenat POS has easy to configure Back office with Tax, Discount, Payroll, Server tips, Drawer pull option. It has advanced Reports including hourly sales report and detail sales reports. Floreant POS is recommended as it has active community and availability of commercial support.

Url: http://floreantpos.org

3. Open Bravo Point of Sale

Type: Retailer POS
Platform: Java
Description: Touch screen based POS, supports different type of hardware, barcode, scanner, cash drawer and has inventory. Good community support.

4. Lemon POS
Type: Retailer POS
Description: Linux based Point of sale for Retailers. It has role based user permission, multiple terminal and support for order cancellation etc.
Platform: Linux

Url: https://sourceforge.net/projects/lemonpos
Rating: 2.5/5

5. Mercator Java POS
Type: Restaurant POS
Description: Simple Interface, Menu, Order management, Object oriented design, Active community.
Url: http://www.globalretailtech.com/

6. Tux Point of Sale
Type: Retailer POS
Description: TuxPOS is a Point of Sale system for Linux based operating systems.
Platform: Linux
Url: tuxpos.sourceforge.net/

7. Posterita POS (Point of Sale)
Type: Retailer POS
Platform: Web
Description: Full web POS for large distribution and multi-site Point of
Sale for thousands of users. Posterita POS is built on Adempiere/ERP.
Url: https://sourceforge.net/projects/posterita/
Currently iactive.

8. CybOrg
Type: Restaurant POS
Description: Cybercafe Organizer. Flexible web-based interface written in Perl, Can lock prepaid customers.
Platform: Perl
Url: sourceforge.net/projects/cyborg/
9. synPOS
Type: Retailer POS
Description: Lightweight POS written in Java can be integrated with ERP.
Platform: Java

10. nTPV
Type: Restaurant POS
Description: Designed for bars, cafes and restaurants. Good community.
Platform: QT,KDE, Postgresql

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Posted by Jeri Radtke on 3/1/11 at 11:52 AM EST

Restaurant or Retail POS
You can use it for a mom & pop location or a
Fine Dining establishment
Try out our FREE Demo
You can download it from our site.
The User-Freindly POS System.
It's so esy to use , a 5th grader could use it.
Posted by Isa Akkaya on 1/29/12 at 6:36 AM EST

Type: Restaurant POS
Description: Touch screen POS system for restaurants.
Platform: MS, MSSQL
Url: http://www.sambapos.com/en/content/free-restaurant-software

Touch screen POS system for restaurants.
Just download and try features. No SQL setup needed for demonstration.
Completely Free! Don't pay any licence fee.
Open Source. You won't encounter suprises such as feature locking, time limiting or expring for any reason.
Designed for Touch Screen monitors or tablet screens.
User-friendly, easy to use.
Very flexible. Configurable for any type of restaurant operations.
Supports multiple languages.
Posted by Steve Tamer on 5/10/12 at 9:11 AM EST

good work nice items, congratulations
Posted by Css Livepos on 6/10/13 at 12:10 PM EST

Go look at http://www.LivePOS.com. We support both iPads and Windows platform, something our colleagues do not.

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