Dedicated support for purchased


do you guys provide dedicated service for purchased product ?



No the only support is via this forum and the guides.

No, support is provided by this forum and the extensive set of guides

What kind of support are you looking for?

Technical support would only be required for the Server edition and if you purchase thst, you are assumed to have the required technical skills inhouse or with a 3rd party IT company

Other than that, rudimentary accounting knowledge is necessary but that is easily acquired from your accountant or through online learning such as

we are an IT company ( Java / python / php flavours) so we do not need support for the installation and all. what we need is support for application bugs and features. if we can get access to the codebase we can have it fixed ourselves as well.

You will not get access to the code base

All support for features is provided by the guides and this forum

Reporting bugs is by the forum

In case you were not aware, Manage is a proprietary not open source product.

If you want to buy the code base not just a licence to use it, you would need to negotiate that with the owner of the code base. Of course buying the code base would involve a financial transaction many orders of magnitude more than a licence to use the code. I’m also not aware the owner is interested in selling his product, and I would also be very surprised if many users would like the prospect either.



well if that the case then, when a license is purchased and the application has bugs, there should be an SLA for the bug fixes. do you guys provide that ?

My understanding is that Manager is licensed on the same basis as every other commercial software program ie supplied as is.

Microsoft office or Windows does not come with an SLA. Bugs are fixed if and when Microsoft choose to fix them.

There is no legal requirement for that. From experience and from the “bugs” recognized as such see bugs - Manager Forum there are very few and mostly these are quickly fixed. What takes sometimes ages is ideas category issues but bug fixes are very quick.

I think there is special support for the cloud edition of Manager. Maybe it is oft forgotten, but those that subscribe to the cloud edition go here:

Near the bottom, you see a button for Customer Service:
Customer Service Button

You click that button. It takes you to a login page:

Even before you log in, look at the bottom of the page (see the image above). You see an email address to get support.

When you become a subscriber to the cloud edition, you can log in on this screen.

You see a stack of buttons for automated support such as billing, changing domain, logos, even restarting the server. Fortunately, I have yet to need any of these.

But look at the bottom of the page (see the image above). You see an email address for support not covered by automated support.

I think an alternative to using the customer support email, you can message @lubos through this forum.

Since I started with Manager a few years ago, @lubos is very good about monitoring this forum. However, I imagine he is always swamped implementing new features and remedying user issues. Therefore, he is forced to triage the issues based on his assessment as to what is most urgent.

When possible, I would try to get help from this forum first to avoid taking @lubos away from fixing and improving Manager. This forum is about users helping users. And I am sure @lubos will correct me if I have misdescribed anything.

But yes, you do have special support for the cloud edition.

@Indinfer, @shoki_shakya was not asking for general support, such as with billing problems or website functionality. The request was for dedicated service and access to the code base. Neither is offered.


I’m not sure @shoki_shakya 's requirement was for access to the code base even though he mentioned it. He said:

what we need is support for application bugs and features

And I think he would rather not have to fix the code or add features himself if he can get somebody else to do it. He wants some features even if he has to implement himself.

He might be interested in accessing Manager through Manager’s API which is alluded to here:

Generate backup using API - ideas - Manager Forum

and in many other threads.

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I would sure vote to have dedicated support even if that meant you had to pay extra for it. Many business’s don’t have time to wait for a forum reply if you get any reply’s on the forum to help in any situation bug or not. Most software i have ever dealt with have that especially if it is for a business. The free desktop and low cost cloud is great but it would be more then worth it to me to have a 3rd option and pay premium price for dedicated support. Plus the developer would make some money off it. Who does not like money right?

You are underestimating the cost of providing dedicated support - if there was a market for this, the nit would surely have been part of the service.

I suspect the real cost of such support is beyond most customers reach

If that was the case then why do thousands and thousands of business’s world wide provide such a service? I have looked at many other accounting software’s recently and most had a direct email, chat or phone number if not all 3. Clearly there is a market as most others have said service. In fact i have been told by a accountant to not use any software that does not provide such a service.

All of that comes at a cost. But the purpose of this forum is not to debate NGSoftware’s business model. The simple fact is, dedicated service is not currently offered.

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I hope one day it is offered and if no one says anything how is the creator to know.

Just for the sake of helping the OP could the OP actually message @lubos directly on this forum being he does have a paid version? If he knows of a bug and got it sent straight to Lubos right away everyone would benefit.

Using a paid edition makes no difference. All users are supported equally, and in the same way.

Actually, that is not true. The developer monitors the forum, where either he or one of the moderators will designate bugs when they are clearly communicated and can be replicated. The bugs tag assures they have top priority, while a direct message can easily be lost in a mountain of daily emails and messages.

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Good to know. I knew of a bug a month or 2 ago but didn’t know how for sure to tell anyone. I did just test it again in the latest update and it is fixed now but it would of been nice to know such info. I would still vote for dedicated service and wouldn’t mind paying the price for it. Dedicated service would make it easy for anyone to know what to do. You just call email or chat with someone who works for the place and your done.