Open Systems Accounting Software

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Open Systems Accounting Software
Developer(s)Open Systems, Inc.
Stable release
November 1, 2010 (2010-11-01)
Operating systemWindows XP or later, Linux, Mac OS X
TypeAccounting software

Open Systems Accounting Software (OSAS) is a business accounting software package for small- to medium-sized businesses using the Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X operating systems. It has been developed and sold since 1976 by Open Systems, Inc. of Shakopee, MN.[1]

OSAS is currently programmed in the Java-based BBj language developed by BASIS International.[2] The Java implementation allows installation of OSAS on a variety of platforms.[3]


  1. ^ Fineberg, Seth (April 4, 2004). "Open Systems Still Stands the Test of Time"[permanent dead link]. Accounting Today.
  2. ^ "Open Systems Releases OSAS 7.0". (December 28, 2005). WebCPA Daily.
  3. ^ Scott, Robert W. (August 31, 2007). "Opening for Open Source?". Accounting Technology.

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Varsity:Accounting software for Linux