Your Current Free Pawn Program

If your transactions are few there's no need to purchase an expensive pawn software program for keeping track of your clients, loans and inventory. Just use a simple spreadsheet. If Microsoft Office with Excel isn't available, use a similar free software, openoffice.org.

Free Dedicated Pawn Software

'Dedicated' in that a software vendor invested hundreds if not thousands of dollars in developing a software program specifically for automating the tasks of processing and recording pawn transactions, ergo, there is no complete and fully functional software for pawns that is free.

A dedicated program meeting the needs of most of the pawn shops in North America must by nature be quite complex to address the diversity and to correctly compute complex mathematical calculations.

Then there's the ongoing cost of keeping the software current - another expense that prohibits any software developer from making 'free pawn software' available.

Lastly, even if there were a free software program for pawn, there would be the 'other expense' of training and support.

Finding a free software program is as likely as finding the Holy Grail but the next best thing is a program like Pawnbroker Pawn Shop Software that carries a one-time payment for lifetime use with no precharges or ongoing fixed charges for use of the software or support.

Next Best to Free Software

Pawnbroker Pawn Shop Software may not be 'free' but it is by far the least costly of any pawn software available for use in North America (except Texas). The initial outlay is low, partly because there is no padding of price with precharges for support.

The ongoing cost of owning and using Pawnbroker Pawn Shop Software can be zero (if no support is needed after purchase) with the exception of a small software maintenance of $150 beginning after the first year of use and that can be prepaid as a lump sum up front.