The standard version of Microinvest Warehouse Open is free, it is an Open Source product under the GPL license. An extended Plus version exists too and it adds specific modules and functions, which are paid separately from the main GPL core of the product. Microinvest Warehouse Open was created by the Bulgarian software company Microinvest with the help and support of external specialists. The product is designed for Linux operating system.
Microinvest Warehouse Open works mainly with MySQL database. In latest product versions can be additionally used SQLite databases and cloud services. Cloud service is available by an additional subscription at www.vladster.net.
Using server database (MySQL) gives opportunity for working in client – server mode, both in the local network and remotely over Internet. SQLite can not operate in a network, only at a local station. Cloud technology allows operation of several distant points through centralized pooling of data in the cloud. The service requires an additional subscription at www.vladster.net.
The product is developed WITH THE HELP OF mono technology, therefore there is no reason for a special choice of Linux distribution. Before the official launch of a new version, Microinvest verifies the compatibility of the product with Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Mandriva Free. Further popular Debian distributions and their clones are checked. Mono technology implies that a random distribution is suitable for the installation of the product.
Microinvest Warehouse Open has the opportunity for direct control of various fiscal and POS devices including scales, scanners, kitchen printers, customer displays and specialized devices. The entire list of supported devices is available on the website and can be viewed here.
Yes, it is. Linux version is absolutely compatible with the main platform and can work with the Windows version. In central server MySQL database is used (regardless of the operating system – Linux or Windows), as the two products share it and work together. It is mandatory to comply versions of both products so there is no difference in their functions.
Microinvest Warehouse Open cannot work with …………………..mobile application. Mobile technology uses MSSQL server while Microinvest Warehouse Open can only work with the MySQL server. Additionally it is possible the integration of Microinvest Warehouse Open with application IncoDroid under Android or Microinvest FastPOS for Android. The applications here described are available for download on Google Play.
Warehouse Open operates in many languages - Bulgarian, English, Russian, Romanian, Armenian, Czech, Spanish, Georgian and Ukrainian. The program holds a tool for adding new localization (language and country), the translation of any language is easy and it follows a standard procedure.
Recommended Configuration: Pentium III 1 GHz, 20 MB HDD, 256 MB RAM. Those users who would like to use the program at full capacity are advised to provide an appropriate computer system with enough memory and a fast processor. It should be noted that a MySQL server on the same system consumes the available memory and CPU resources, so system performance decreases from additional server processes.
The version of Microinvest Warehouse Open can be verified by the menu Help-> About the program or key combination Ctrl + F1. There are described the versions of the program and database. The version contains the date of the product, thus version 184.108.40.206 means family 1, 2013, month 12 or 17 date 17.12.2013 year.
To enter my company information use Edit menu-> Administration-> Company Information. Entering complete company information will ensure its proper entering into documents and specialized modules. It is advisable to fill in entire data thoroughly and precisely.
Delivery prices are related to “Delivery” document and they are defined by the operation itself so they cannot be randomly altered by users. Operations “delivery” and “revision” activate a chosen method, for example “weighted average price” and these prices are set and monitored by the entire mathematical algorithm. Unlike selling prices, delivery prices cannot be changed at user’s discretion.
Yes, it is possible. The program has the ability to create recipes that consist of raw materials and products. Their auto production in the course of operations, such as sales is enabled. This mechanism is very handy for restaurants, etc. where processed products, foods and beverages are offered.
Microinvest Warehouse Open includes a built-in module for direct control of various types of printers. The thorough list of supported devices can be found here . Each of the devices can play a role and to issue appropriate documents – cash receipt, goods received note, kitchen bill, preliminary bill , official receipt and others. Function settings allow detailed distribution of documents in different units of the organization ( kitchen, bar , cashiers and customer service).
Yes, it is. Microinvest Warehouse Open works with all types of barcode readers. If you are connecting a serial scanner, it is necessary to add it to the “Devices”. When connecting keyboard or USB model, the program recognizes it and works directly with it, any additional actions by users are not required.
Yes, it is. Microinvest Warehouse Open has the opportunity to work with magnetic cards. If you are connecting a serial scanner, it is necessary to add it to the “Devices”. When connecting keyboard or USB model, the program recognizes it itself and works directly with it, without any additional action by users.
Microinvest Warehouse Open contains a built-in module for direct control of external customer display. The full list of supported devices can be found here. Device settings enables different operating modes.
Microinvest Warehouse Open gives opportunity for direct communication with electronic scale. The full list of supported devices can be found here. Data from the scales is obtained in real time and the weight is transferred to the program. The built in memory of the scales is not used for programming of articles or other specific parameters of the product.
Microinvest Warehouse Open provides export to standard file – csv, xml, xls. This module is a part of the Plus version and can be used after the activation of a paid license.