Available Downloads

SOSOS is completely free of charge. There are no licensing requirements. Currently available in English only.

Alternately, if you just want to try the application without having to install anything, you can extract the following files. Obviously, there is no check for prerequisites:

System Requirements/Prerequisites

SOSOS will run on all modern Windows platforms, and requires at least the following:

SOSOS can use any database that is supported by the .Net Framework 2.0. The choice of database "providers" and "drivers" (particularly with the OLEDB and ODBC driver) allows support for practically every database. The more common databases used are:

Microsoft SQL Server Express Edition is an excellent choice and is available as a free download at: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/editions/2012-editions/express.aspx

Setup Instructions

To install SOSOS, just download and click the SetupSOSOS.exe file. The install wizard will launch and allow you to select the location to install the application, database, and help files.

The default settings will install a Microsoft Access database (SOSOS.mdb) into the location where the application is installed. See the Setup and Configuration Guide for instructions on how to change the database type or location.

Source code

SOSOS is also available as Visual Basic "source code". That means that can use Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008 to alter the program and recompile it to suit your needs. Microsoft provides the Visual Basic Express Edition as a free download athttp://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/products/visual-studio-express-products

Related Utilities

The following optional utilities are available as Visual Basic source code