Installing Gestix Free ERP on Apple Mac OS X Mavericks

Gestix is the first multi-platform ERP that is 100% web, and its popularity among Mac users is growing all over the world. Now Gestix Free is going further by offering a free lifetime license of a functional billing system with many extra features.

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.

Gestix Free's menu-summary

The summary of menus displays two button styles, one for fully functional menus (brighter buttons), another for demo menus (darker buttons).


Gestix’s Budget Manager eases the job of forecasting income and expenditure, and keep business performance and financial health on track.


The invoice model can be chosen among several elegant layouts and personalized with the company logo.

Specifications Summary

  • Binary CGI application (C++) with MySQL transactional database
  • Doesn’t require Log-in
  • Billing
  • 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
  • Others.
  • 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 Software prerequisites (only if needed)

Gestix uses MySQL as it’s database server. If you don’t have MySQL 5 or greater installed and running on your Mac, you need to install it. Please visit the MySQL 5.5 download page

Install Gestix Free  – click to download Gestix Free package. Then open it and install it. In case it tells you it’s from an unverified developer, please trust this package, it’s from Gestix Software, developers of software for Mac OS-X since 2005.

Once installed, open the Gestix Free program in the browser using the GestixFree.url in the Applications folder, or 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 German and the Base Language Português.

Supported languages: English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinesegestix-free-licensing

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.


Review the tax settings and set up the invoice layout and company logo.7

Click Finish when done, and the main menu will display. Take a tour…


The summary of menus displays two button styles, one for fully functional menus (brighter buttons), another for demo menus (darker buttons).

Technical support

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

* For countries dealing in currencies other than USD the amount may vary.

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