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Free Moodle Alternatives

The best free alternative to Moodle is Chamilo, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Moodle and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Moodle are Google Classroom, Open edX, Oppia and SWAD.

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. 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
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    Most users think Chamilo is a great alternative to Moodle.
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    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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  2. 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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    Open edX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

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

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

    • 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.

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    SWAD

    • 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.

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    Most users think SWAD is a great alternative to Moodle.


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    Edmodo LMS

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Edmodo gives teachers the tools to share engaging lessons, keep parents updated, and build a vibrant classroom community.

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    Most users think Edmodo LMS is a great alternative to Moodle.
  7. 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!

    Great For Formative and Summative Assessments: Provides students with immediate feedback! Immediate visibility for teachers of student progress! Does the grading for you!
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    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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    OLAT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    OLAT (Online Learning And Training) offers a flexible online course system along with extensive features to guarantee learning and teaching independent of time and place.

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    GoConqr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    GoConqr is a Social Learning Network that helps promote a culture of learning in your organisation and empower your talent to communicate and share knowledge.

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