Searching for ERP software can be a daunting (and expensive) process, one that requires long hours of research and deep pockets. The most popular ERP systems are popular for a reason, but they may provide more features than a non-enterprise organization needs. Thankfully, there are several free and open-source ERP solutions out there. Some of these solutions are offered by vendors looking to sell you on their enterprise product eventually. Others are maintained and operated by a community of developers looking to democratize ERP.
In this article, we will examine free and open-source ERP software by providing a brief overview of what to expect with short blurbs about each of the currently available options in the space. This is one of the most complete and up-to-date directories on the web.