Tally Erp9 Complete Tutorial

Introduction Of Tally

Tally is versatile and massive software package. It is used by various types of trade and industry. Tally Software business was set up in 1986 by late S.S. Goenka, who was the founder of the company Peutronics Private Limited., Bangalore. He mentors his son Bharat Goenkar in creating software that would handle the financial accounts for his business. Bharat Goenkar spends a lot of months to develop path breaking technology. Tally is user friendly software used to solve all the complicated accounting structure.

Bharat Goenkar is the original architect and programmer of the Tally Accounting systems and also developer of the "No-Code" concepts of accounting entities. Tally is a globally recognized name with 2 million users in over 90 countries experiencing the "Power of Simplicity". This value is reflected in innovative, uncomplicated and customer-centric approach. Tally recognizes its own format in ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) from which data can be imported into Tally. To export your database file application to tally, you have to export data in tally acceptable format in ASCII. The milestone statement of the Tally division is "Continuously doing the right thing".


Tally Solutions PVT Ltd is a Bangalore-based software company that currently sells into more than 100 countries beyond its native India, including the United Kingdom, Bangladesh and the Middle East.

Tally's software is mainly used for vouchers, financial statements, and taxation in many industries, and has specialized packages for retail businesses. More advanced capabilities are found in its Enterprise resource planning package. Tally Software is developed with a core proprietary engine with a SDK wrapper. Most of Tally's Interaction Forms and Reports are developed using Tally Definition Language (TDL). Customization of Tally Application can be done using the TDL SDK.


Tally ies (integrated enterprise solution) 7.2 provides you with two specific classification Licensing. They are

  • Tally Silver for Single –User
  • Tally Gold for Multi-User


The single-user Licensing allows the consumption of Tally on only one computer with an option of activating it online or offline. However, you can use the same Tally license on another computer, by granting the license activated on the first and reactivating it on the other. If you are an Offline user, you can take a request file to a computer, which has Internet connectivity and activate your copy of Tally easily.


The multi-user Licensing feature facilitates the use of Tally on any number of computers connected to a local area network (LAN) with a provision of activating the license online or offline. However, the method of activation is no different from the one followed in Single User licensing system. After the successful installation of multi-user license on the License server, you can have Tally start when Windows starts and run as a service in the background.

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