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Moodle is described as 'open source tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. To work, it needs to be installed on a web server somewhere, either on one of your own computers or one at a web hosting company' and is a popular learning management system in the education & reference category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Moodle for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Google Classroom, which is free. Other great apps like Moodle are Chamilo, Oppia, Open edX and Classtime.

Moodle alternatives are mainly Learning Management Systems but may also be Online Education Services or CMS Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Moodle.
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  1. Google Classroom icon

    Google Classroom

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    16 alternatives to Google Classroom 

    Google Classroom is your mission control for class. Create classes, distribute assignments, send feedback, and see everything in one place. Instant. Paperless. Easy.

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    Chamilo

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    87 alternatives to Chamilo 

    Chamilo is an open-source (under GNU/GPL licensing) e-learning and content management system, aimed at improving access to education and knowledge globally. It is backed up by the Chamilo Association, an international ONG based in Europe.

    Chamilo LMS open campus available at: http://campus.chamilo.org
    Chamilo vs Moodle opinions
    Most users think Chamilo is a great alternative to Moodle.
    jarturomora

    Chamilo LMS is also an open source e-learning platform more easy to use than Moodle and accessible for people with vision disabilities.

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    More easy to use ! More efficient ! aPossible to create complex eLearning scenarios with so many options, but also without deeper knowledge there are good results.

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    Oppia

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    79 alternatives to Oppia 

    Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious minds learn and teach.

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    Open edX

    45 alternatives to Open edX 

    Open edX software is the open-source platform that powers edX and 1000s of other online education sites around the world.

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    Access courses as a student
    Open edX vs Moodle opinions
    Some users think Open edX is a great alternative to Moodle, some don't.
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    Classtime

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    53 alternatives to Classtime 

    Classtime is a solution for teachers that complements in-class teaching with immediate feedback on students’ level of understanding. Create great questions, engage everyone, improve understanding. No registration required to see how it works!

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Classtime simultaneously.
    2.  GamificationClasstime makes use of game-design elements such as point scoring, competition, achievements, etc.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Classtime without registration.
    4.  Support for LaTeXClasstime supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    Great For Formative and Summative Assessments: Provides students with immediate feedback! Immediate visibility for teachers of student progress! Does the grading for you!
    Student View: available on all devices, in more than 21 languages!


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    SWAD

    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    39 alternatives to SWAD 

    SWAD (Shared Workspace At a Distance) is a free-software, fast and efficient Learning Management System (LMS) for distance learning and teaching management. It has been developed and used at the University of Granada (Spain) since 1999.

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    SWAD vs Moodle opinions
    Most users think SWAD is a great alternative to Moodle.
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    Instructure Canvas

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    88 alternatives to Instructure Canvas 

    Canvas is the new, open source learning management system that's revolutionizing the way we educate. Easy to learn, easy to use.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Instructure Canvas simultaneously.
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    eFront

    • Online
    75 alternatives to eFront 

    eFront is an easy to use, visually attractive, SCORM certified, eLearning and Human Development Platform.

     eFront has no features, suggest some!
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    LMS Collaborator

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    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    98 alternatives to LMS Collaborator 

    LMS Collaborator is Learning management system for corporate on-boarding, developing and assessment with flexible integration abilities

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    1.  Ad-freeLMS Collaborator doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in LMS Collaborator simultaneously.
    3.  GamificationLMS Collaborator makes use of game-design elements such as point scoring, competition, achievements, etc.
    Home page
    "My Tasks" page for Leaners
    Knowledge Base - your knowledge on demand
    LMS Collaborator vs Moodle opinions
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    Guest

    It's more easy to use, concentrate to staff learning, better technical support.

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    iSpring Learn

    • Online
    93 alternatives to iSpring Learn 

    iSpring Learn is a powerful cloud-based learning management system. The interface is straightforward and intuitive so it is easy to start your corporate training just in one day. Upload existing content, invite learners, and keep track of their results.

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    1.  GamificationiSpring Learn makes use of game-design elements such as point scoring, competition, achievements, etc.
    2.  PortableiSpring Learn can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Unlimited storageiSpring Learn offers a solution with unlimited cloud storage.
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