ERPNext Pricing, Features, Reviews & Alternatives

ERPNext

Open Source ERP Built For The Web

4.64/5 (75 reviews)

ERPNext overview

What is ERPNext?

ERPNext is a fully open-source ERP system for companies of different sizes (SMBs to Enterprises) across multiple verticals such as Manufacturing, Distribution, Services, Retail, Education, Healthcare, and more.

The system comprises of special modules as per the industries described above along with core modules such as Accounting, Project Management, Inventory, HR, Sales, Purchase, QMS, and Asset Management.
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Pricing

Starting from
$25/month
Pricing options
Free
Free trial
Open source
Subscription
Value for money
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Devices

Business size

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Markets

United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China and 5 other markets, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom

Supported languages

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ERPNext user reviews

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Tyag K.

ERP Next - open source on AWS

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-11-27
Review Source: Capterra

Excellent for small businesses with limited resources. Probably good for medium sized businesses as well as there are several mid sized companies (< 10 million t/o) also using this as figured out through the forum. There is a very active forum and a very good team of active developers. Would recommend the product purely on its stable functionality, ease of use and comprehensiveness.

Pros
Very very low cost if you can implement and host it yourself. We have hosted it on AWS and for the price of just the AWS infrastructure you have a world class system at your beck and call. We have been using it for the last 2 years and run our small company (20 people) on this system for everything from purchase-to-pay, order-to-cash, accounting, payroll and HR, inventory etc. It is also available as SaaS for a very reasonable price/seat. The system is comprehensive and very thoughtfully designed and actively developed. It addresses country specific requirements for the most part (please check for your country).

Cons
The upgrades are a bit difficult for someone who is non technical. New feature requests usually are addressed but needs external funding/support as it is open system and developed by the community. Best way to use it after evaluating if viable for your business (by trying the 30 day trial on the cloud) is probably as SaaS.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Martin S.

The best choice for teams that have some technical knowledge in house

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-07-28
Review Source: Software Advice

The community is vibrant and fast. There are telegram messenger groups for live communication. There is a super active forum platform. And there is a structured and well maintained github project. If you want to be part of this community, it's easy to get rolling.

Pros
The extensibility and flexibility of ERPNext is unrivaled. Every field you create becomes instantly available as an API point in the powerful interface of the ERP software. All relevant core features of an ERP system are mature and help you learn to do it the right way as a company. The team is rigid and consequent in making sure, that this streamlined process of creating opportunities, quotations, sales orders and sales invoices is kept intact which is very healthy and keeps customizations sane.

Cons
ERPNext is not yet easy and straight forward to use. If you have no idea of ERP software and you have no technical skills at all this is not for you. I would love to see the team focus more on the UX of the interface and the ease of use for new and very occasional users. The software feels like it's really made for experts and daily users. That said, we have compared ERPNext with Salesforce and SAP and the open source solution really shines in comparison. But having all the ERP world suck at UX does not mean that this is an unsolvable problem. Also the documentation of ERPNext is not job or use case driven and very technical at times. We have started to try to help this. But it's easy to ask and not so easy to deliver. Work in progress ...

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Anonymous

Review

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2019-07-25
Review Source: Capterra

Get your work organized in a cost effective way

Pros
This software has a search field which is so powerful in assisting the user to get to the setting he or she wants simply by typing it

Cons
New to the market so many companies don't trust it fully.

Response from Frappe Technologies


Thank you for the honest review! As for the trust factor, we are slowly but surely getting there. Frappe Technology, as an OEM for ERPNext, is working with Enterprises to create high value and build a stronger brand which users can identify with.

As for the product itself, it is now close to 10 years old (Frappe just celebrated its 11th anniversary) and now has a visible presence in the market as a cost-effective ERP solution especially when compared to giants like SAP, Oracle, and Dynamics.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Varun R.

An affordable feature packed customisable ERP Solution.

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-07-05
Review Source: Capterra

Automate everything. Take it all online. Go paperless. I've been able to achieve these with relative ease.

Pros
#1: FOSS. The biggest reason I like FOSS is not because it's free. It's because the entire ecosystem becomes more efficient. College grads don't need to go through expensive training. Documentation is more complete and can be supplemented through forums where people are more responsive because they feel like they are a part of a community. It has most of the features that you require.

Cons
The fact that is has so many features built in takes a while to get used to. But I don't think that's a con. If there was anything that could use a little improvement, it's the Website module. Not super easy to use for a non-technical person.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Laxman T.

Most Efficient ERP

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-08-28
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Free and Open Source Being a FOSS lover, the best part I see with ERPNext its a truly fully open souce, you will get all the modules available, unlike other companies claim to be open source but they arn't. Communication Tracking of communication of internal team and clients was a big challenge for our organization, the way this is handled in ERPNext is so simple and intuitive. Dynamic Customization One need not to wait for the application developer to change the layout of screen, add or change new fields in transactions, designing of print formats and layouts, all such stuff is managed dynamically. Payment Gateways Using this facility we have noticed an increase of 10% in payment collection from the customer, we use razor pay payment gateway with ERPNext so after creating an invoice one can send payment request to customer and after the customer paid the invoice your account gets updated.

Cons
With FOSS projects, its natural to have more support issues, and there is not guarantee of time that when your issue will get addressed.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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ERPNext pricing

Starting from
$25/month
Pricing options
Free
Free trial
Open source
Subscription
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The cloud pricing model is pay as you go. You start with the Cloud Plan ($25/user/month), with a minimum of 5 users on the cloud. You can also pay for this plans annually and get one month usage free.

If you are planning to host the software on your own server but require add on services such as support and development, you can contact the team at https://erpnext.com/contact-form.

Pricing can vary as per region. For the latest, always check https://erpnext.com/pricing

ERPNext features

API
Activity Tracking
Alerts/Notifications
Billing & Invoicing
Customizable Reports
Data Import/Export
Document Management
Inventory Management
Reporting & Statistics
Reporting/Analytics
Search/Filter
Third Party Integrations
Workflow Management

Access Controls/Permissions (671 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (855 other apps)
Audit Management (555 other apps)
Audit Trail (548 other apps)
Compliance Management (677 other apps)
Mobile Access (765 other apps)
Status Tracking (562 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
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Additional information for ERPNext

Key features of ERPNext

  • Completely web based
  • invoicing, payments
  • managing sales and sales teams
  • purchasing, inventory
  • tasks, payroll with email, SMS
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Benefits

- With ERPNext, immediately cut costs associated with propriety software and applications.
- Centralize organization-wide data and operations.
- Ease of customization. Build forms, pull data from sources without specialized developer skills