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Paid vs Free iPad Point of Sale - Cloud Servers vs Free iCloud Storage

While the FreePOS free iPad point of sale system offers almost all the features and same functionality available in the posIPOS app, there are also some key differences that should be taken into consideration when choosing the best iPad POS / cash register for your restaurant, retail store, fast food, coffee shop, bakery, beauty saloon, bar, expo stand or food truck . To start using posIPOS or FreePOS, just click here to create your free posIPOS account; if you want to use the FreePOS iPad Point of Sale, please choose "FreePOS (free)" instead of "posIPOS (Monthly Fee" as Account Type, and, if you later need to switch between the account types, just contact us and we will be able to assist you.

freePOS posIPOS
Free Point Of Sale for iPad, No Monthly Fee 1-Month Mobile POS Free Trial, from $19.90/month
Data Storage Apple iCloud Dedicated Cloud Servers
Monthly Fees Free 1-Month Free Trial
$19.90/month first iPad
$9.90/month each additional iPad
Other Fees Free iPad App
No Setup Fee
Free iPad App
No Setup Fee
Reports Availability iPad Only, in the FreePOS app Web Based, in the posIPOS account
Export to CSV, Word, Excel
Basic Reports Orders Report
Payments Report
Employee Time-sheets
Customers Data
Orders Report
Payments Report
Employee Time-sheets
Customers Data
Advanced Reports N/A Top Selling Items
Top Selling Modifiers
Hourly Sales
Daily Sales
Monthly Sales
Inventory Report
Profit Margin
Inventory Management N/A Receive items in inventory
Track sold items
View items in stock
Un-receive items from inventory
Update inventory via barcode scan
Ring sales without an internet connection Up to 20 new sales without an internet connection
Unlimited sales in online mode
Hundreds of sales without an internet connection
Unlimited sales in online mode
Order Processing Share Open Orders Across Multiple iPads
Apply Discounts to Entire Order or Specific Items
Use Specific Modifiers to Each Item
View and Refund Closed Orders
Print or Email Receipts
Capture Customer Information
Share Open Orders Across Multiple iPads
Apply Discounts to Entire Order or Specific Items
Use Specific Modifiers to Each Item
View and Refund Closed Orders
Print or Email Receipts
Capture Customer Information
Payment Options Cash, Credit Cards, Checks, eChecks, Store Credit
Process Partial and Total Refunds
Split Order Into Multiple Payments
Refund to Credit Card, Cash or Store Credit
Cash, Credit Cards, Checks, eChecks, Store Credit
Process Partial and Total Refunds
Split Order Into Multiple Payments
Refund to Credit Card, Cash or Store Credit

You may also read this article that explains what iPad POS features to look for when choosing the best iPad point of sale solution for your restaurant, retail store, fast food or mobile kiosk.