What Dolibarr Does

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Dolibarr ERP & CRM is a modular software (we only activate the functions that we want) of business management which adapts to the size of your company (SME, Large companies, Frelancers or associations).

It's an OpenSource project built by the addition of modules (you only enable the features you need), on a WAMP, MAMP or LAMP server (Apache, Mysql, PHP for all Operating Systems). Dolibarr was developed to try to offer an ERP and CRM suite with the main goal of simplicity:

  • Simple to install
  • Simple to use
  • Simple to develop

Dolibarr is available to be installed as a Cloud or On Premise solution, with auto-installers for users with no technical knowledge to install Dolibarr and all its prerequisites (Apache, Mysql, PHP) with just one package. Those packages are :

  • DoliWamp, an auto-exe installer for Windows users.
  • DoliDeb, an auto installer for Linux Debian/Ubuntu users.
  • DoliRpm, an auto installer for Linux RedHat/Fedora/OpenSuse/Mandriva/Mageia users.

All other OS and most Cloud solutions are also supported by the "generic" version.

This is a summary of main Dolibarr features...

Art.png Main modules / features

  • Customers, Prospects or Suppliers directory
  • Products and services catalog
  • Bank accounts management
  • Commercial actions management
  • Orders management
  • Commercial proposals management
  • Contracts management
  • Invoices management
  • Payments management, online payment collect (via Paypal, Stripe, ...)
  • Direct debit and Credit transfer management
  • Stock management and inventories
  • Shipping management
  • Manufacturing orders management (MRP)
  • Expense report management
  • Following social and fiscal tax payments
  • Double entre accounting, general and auxiliary accounting
  • Agenda with ical,vcal export for third tools integration
  • EDM/DMS (Electronic Document Management / Document Management System)
  • Foundations member management
  • Leave requests for employees
  • Mass emailing
  • Realize surveys
  • Point of Sale
  • Donations management
  • Reporting
  • PDF Generation of all elements (invoices, proposals, orders, ...)
  • Import and export tools (CSV or Excel)
  • LDAP connectivity

Note: It can also be extended with a lot of other external modules available from DoliStore.com (Skins, Google sync, AWStats, Bittorrent, Gravatar, ...).

Art.png Miscellaneous

  • Multi-user, with several permission levels for each feature
  • Multi-currency
  • Multi-language
  • Very user friendly and easy to use
  • Highly customizable: Enable only the modules you need; fields can be personalized by the user; choose your skin; several menu managers (can be used by internal users as a back-office with a particular menu, or by external users as a front-office with another one).
  • Open web service APIs (soap and rest)
  • It is easy to understand, maintain and code and interfaces with your own system information (PHP with no heavy frameworks, trigger and hook architecture).


  • Supports country specific requirements in regards to financial management:
    • Country specific taxation system (Spanish Tax RE and IRPF, French "Non Perçu Récupérable" VAT for DOM-TOME, Canadian double taxes (federal/province), Tunisian tax stamp, Indian GST, ...).
    • Compatible with European directives (2006/112/CE ... 2010/45/UE) [1]
    • Compatible with the French Loi finance 2016 - AntiFraud TVA [2]
    • Compatible with TicketBAI (with version SoftERP)


The following page describes features not provided (yet) by Dolibarr: What Dolibarr can't do

Art.png Prerequisites

  • Works with PHP 5.6.0+ (requires functions like DateTimeZone.getOffset, php-intl), MySQL 5.1+ or MariaDB 5.1+ or PostgreSQL 9.1.0+
  • Installer for Windows, Debian/Ubuntu, Fedora/Redhat/OpenSuse or package for manual installation on any web server
  • also compatible with all Cloud solutions that match PHP, MySQL/MariaDB or PostgreSQL prerequisites (for example on following Cloud suppliers: https://saas.dolibarr.org)

Art.png Dolibarr Releases