Chamilo is an e-learning and course management web application, a free software under the GNU/GPLv3+ license. It's translated into more 30 languages, SCORM 1.2 compatible, light and flexible.
Chamilo supports many different kinds of learning and collaboration activities. Teachers/trainers can create, manage and publish their courses through the web. Students/trainees can follow courses, read content or participate actively through groups, forums, chat. Administrators provide support to trainers and trainee
Technically, Chamilo is a web application written in PHP that stores data in a MySQL database. Users access it using a web browser. The first stable version of Chamilo, 184.108.40.206 Salto, was based on the Dokeos(TM) 220.127.116.11 code and can be used to upgrade institutions away from Dokeos or Claroline 1.*.
If you would like to know more or help develop this software, please visit
our homepage at https://chamilo.org
Chamilo is distributed under the GNU General Public license (GNU/GPLv3+).
Read the GNU General Public license (GPL) .
Chamilo is an AMP software. This means it should work on any platform running Apache
+ MySQL + PHP. It is then supposed to work on the following Operating Systems :
It has been tested on
E-mail functions remain silent on systems where there is no mail sending software (Sendmail, Postfix, Exim4, Hamster...), which is the case by default on a Windows machine.
Chamilo imports SCORM 1.2 compliant learning contents. It imports "On the shelve" contents from many companies : NETg, Skillsoft, Explio, Microsoft, Macromedia, etc.
Admin interface imports users through CSV and XML. You can create a CSV file
from a list of users in MS-Excel. OpenOffice can export to both CSV and XML
Many database management systems, like Oracle, SAP, Access, SQL-Server, LDAP, etc export to CSV and/or XML.
Chamilo includes a LDAP module that allows admin to disable database authentication and replace it by connecting to a LDAP directory.
Client side, Chamilo runs on any browser : Firefox, Internet Explorer
(11+), Chrome, Safari, Opera, ...
For better user experience, we recommend Firefox (you can download it freely from http://getfirefox.com).
Chamilo is also an association, backed up by a network of private partners to assist companies and institutions in their e-learning projects. This network also promotes professional versions of Chamilo solutions, which consist of complete packages of services (see https://chamilo.org/providers for more details)
The Chamilo association offers official certification programs through its official providers. These certifications are available for affordable fees. Check https://shop.beeznest.com for more info and to take the certification test directly.
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