Moodle Alternatives

    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 Online Education Service in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Moodle for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, Windows, iPhone and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Chamilo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Moodle are Open edX (Free, Open Source), Google Classroom (Free), Oppia (Free, Open Source) and Classtime (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 4, 2021

    1. 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.
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      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.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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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.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    2. 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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      Some users think Open edX is a great alternative to Moodle, some don't.


    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious minds learn and teach.
    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      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.
      Most users think SWAD is a great alternative to Moodle.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
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      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Edmodo gives teachers the tools to share engaging lessons, keep parents updated, and build a vibrant classroom community. TOOLS THAT TEACHERS NEED A home stream for following and discovering resources from teachers across the globe.
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      Most users think Edmodo LMS is a great alternative to Moodle.
    5. Canvas is the new, open source learning management system that's revolutionizing the way we educate. Easy to learn, easy to use.
    6. eFront is an easy to use, visually attractive, SCORM certified, eLearning and Human Development Platform.
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    7. 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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