Bar Cop is the leading inventory control + theft prevention software application for bars and restaurants since 1998.

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Bar Cop PRO / $499

All-inclusive desktop software with straightforward pricing and NO ongoing subscription payments. Purchase once, use it forever.

Unlimited Products
No limitations on the number of tracked products.
Inventory Everything
Alcohol, food, merchandise... you can track anything.
Accurate Inventory
Weigh your products or optionally point count.
Easy Accounting
Export any inventory data to Excel spreadsheet or PDF.
Shift Checking
Shift check your bartenders anytime you want to.
Analyze Profits
Find profit losses from theft and carelessness.
Dynamic Ordering
Create perfect vendor orders every single time.
Inventory Metrics
Easy to understand product usage data reports.
Shelf to Sheet
Inventory locations match product shelf layout.

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Bar Cop LITE / Free

A limited version of Bar Cop PRO for struggling establishments that still need basic inventory tracking. Upgrade to PRO at anytime.

Limited Reports
Analytical and other reports are limited in free version.
Limited Features
Limited number of features included in free version.
No Support
Direct email support is not offered with free version.
Features
Unlimited products
Inventory everything
Weigh & point count
Create vendor orders
Dynamic par levels
Received purchases
Export to Excel/PDF
Save inventory files
Inventory locations
Analytical metrics
Variance analysis
Sales adjustments
Take shift checks
Product reports
Price calculator
Optimize pricing
Software support
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Purchase questions

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What is the Bar Cop PRO software?

Bar Cop PRO is the full version of the software with every feature included. When you purchase Bar Cop PRO, the software you receive to download is yours to use forever.

What is the Bar Cop LITE software version?

Bar Cop LITE is a free limited version of PRO. It lacks some of the reports and features included with PRO, however still offers basic inventory tracking for establishments that can't afford the PRO version. You can always upgrade to PRO at anytime in the future.

Is support included with the Bar Cop software?

Yes, Bar Cop PRO comes with 1 year of complete email support to answer any questions or help with any problems that you are having. You can email us inventory files to help fix most user errors. After the first year of support ends, you can optionally get a short term support plan at anytime in the future if needed.

Bar Cop LITE does not come with direct support. However, access to extensive online help documentation is available.

How do I upgrade from Bar Cop LITE to PRO?

Upgrading is simple. After your purchase Bar Cop PRO, just reply to your order confirmation email and attach your most current Bar Cop LITE inventory file and email it to us. We will transfer over all of your data into Bar Cop PRO and send it back. You'll be set to go right where you left off, only now with all of the great features Bar Cop PRO offers.

What are the Bar Cop software requirements?

No expensive handhelds, scanners, or other complicated devices are necessary. A laptop, large tablet, or any computer with Microsoft Excel 2013 or later installed is all that you need. Bar Cop is optimized for a screen resolution of 1920x1080, however will work on screen resolutions of 1360x768 and higher. No internet connection needed to use Bar Cop (except to access online help documentation). If you want to enter data using voice command then you will need a headset and MS speech recognition (it's free) installed on your computer. If you want to weigh your liquor, wine, and draft beer products, you will need Keyboard Wedge software and a compatible scale - learn more

*Bar Cop is not compatible with the Apple version of Excel. To use Bar Cop on an Apple computer, you will need to install Windows PC Excel 2013 or later and run it on Mac Boot Camp or Parallels.

Is the software purchase price per establishment?

Yes, the purchased license is for use at one establishment. If you want to use Bar Cop at multiple establishments, you will need to purchase a license for each establishment.

What if my computer dies and I lose the software?

We highly recommend keeping the software download email that you recieve after purchase in your email box. You will be able download the software attachment again at any time in the future if you need to. For Bar Cop to replace your software (if your purchased version is still available) at any time in the future, you will need to have an active support plan at the time of replacement. If a new version of the software has been released and your version is no longer available for replacement, you would have to purchase the new version at discounted rate to receive it.

Do you offer any type of software discounts?

We offer software discounts for 501(c)(3) non-profits, veteran organizations, and users of previous Bar Cop software versions (free software not included). Contact sales for more information.