The new Gestix Free software is a functional billing and customer management application for the self-employed and micro businesses (annual turnover below USD 35,000 billing*). Gestix Free is released as a contribution of Gestix Software to small business owners and the IT community. It aims to help small businesses in developing countries to achieve robust management tools and develop good practice, with minimal investment. As well, it promotes and facilitates the training on standout technology for local IT firms around the globe.
The summary of menus displays two button styles, one for fully functional menus (brighter buttons), another for demo menus (darker buttons).
The license being provided without charge by Gestix Software doesn’t mean that the system is free to users. It just means that it will come out cheaper because they will only have to pay for technical support from our partners, or their own or locally hired technical resources.
The invoice model can be chosen among several elegant layouts and personalized with the company logo.
- Binary CGI application (C++) with MySQL transactional database
- Doesn’t require Log-in
- Simple Invoice
- Invoice/Receipt – invoices that are immediately paid
- Invoice – invoices that are kept in current account until they are paid (against Receipt)
- Receipt [of Payment] – payments of one or more invoices and debit memos, partial payments, and credit memo reconciliations
- Credit Memo – for discounts, returns, etc
- Debit Memo – for charges, interests, etc
- Customers Base Management
- Add, view, modify and delete customer records
- View customers current account by date and by transaction type
- Reports sales by customer
- Reports customers receivable and account statement by customer
- File Clients, Accounts, Sales Listings and Maps
- Many other features…
- Free Download
- The software is provided as is without warranty, and confers no right to any kind of technical assistance, software updates or guarantee of solving any kind of problem or question.
- Mandatory Activation . The user must have an Internet connection on the installation computer to enable license check during the initial setup of the Software.
- The email address and other details about the user must be accurate.
- It is possible to make a backup copy of the Gestix Free database, yet the restore of the file is not possible without further technical intervention by a Gestix Partner
- Does not support tax or technical updates of the software
- Other features may be found with limitations. To overcome these limitations there are commercial Gestix solutions for evolution without loss of data
DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL GESTIX FREE
Important Note: Gestix Free uses a powerful relational database and works on the browser, which involves the installation complex software. When not performed by authorized partners, the installation may not work or even damage other software. Thus, the installation shall be performed by a Gestix Partner or a technician experienced in setting up MySQL and Apache or IIS.
Download Software prerequisites (only if needed)
MySQL 5.5 (important: don’t install if you already have Gestix or MySQL installed on your computer) – click to open the MySQL 5.5 download page
Apache 2.2 (important: don’t install if you already have Gestix or Apache installed on your computer) – click to open the Apache download page
Download Gestix Free
Gestix Free 5.1 – click to download Gestix Free
After downloading all the files needed, open the Gestix Installation Guide – Windows and install each required product in the specified order, carefully following the given instructions.
Once installed, it is easy to open the Gestix Free program in the browser using the link left in the Applications folder.
Can also be opened manually in the browser by typing the address:
When you first open Gestix Free, it allows you to choose the language and type the company details.
Gestix Free enables you to choose different languages for the invoice names and for the user interface. For instance, a German user working in Angola, would choose the User Interface Language Deutch and the Base Language Português.
The licensing agreement is displayed, automatically accepted by the user who installs the software
Confirm the data typed, and tap Continue to create the database for the company. If anything needs revision, the Previous button allows to go back to the company details screen.
Click Finish when done, and the main menu will display. Take a tour…
Gestix Free has no free technical support but you can buy support services from your local computer dealer or from one of our Gestix Distributor or Partners (see contact details in www.gestix.com).
* For countries dealing in currencies other than USD the amount may vary.