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Odoo-formerly OpenERP is a suite of open-source business apps written in Python and released under the AGPL License It is used by 2 million users worldwide to manage companies of all different sizes. The main Odoo components are the server, 260 core modules (also called official modules) and around 4000 community modules.

Odoo was formerly known as OpenERP until May 2014. It was rebranded because version 8 of the software included apps including website builder, e-commerce, point of sale and business intelligence. The software conforms to standard expectations of ERP systems, while providing additional modules beyond the coverage of traditional ERP systems.

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The software is actively programmed, supported, and organized by OpenERP s.a.. Odoo is similar to many open source projects where customized programming, support, and other services are also provided by an active global community and a network of 500 official partners.

Odoo s.a. provides a web site referencing the officially supported modules as well as community modules.Community modules can be referenced for free as long as they respect the open source licence of Odoo. As of June 2014, the number of Odoo apps reached more than 4000.

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Those activities supported by multi-module application software that help a company manage the important parts of its business in an integrated fashion.

Smooth and seamless flow of information across organizational boundaries

Standardized environment with shared database independent of applications and integrated applications