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Updated by Christopher Pappas on May 15, 2020
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#OpenSource Learning Management Systems #lms #elearning

The Ultimate list of Open Source Learning Management Systems. If anyone of you have used one or more of the above open source LMS I will very much appreciate if he/she share with us his experience!

If you know another open source LMS that is not included in the list I will highly appreciate if you leave a comment with a link!

ATutor's LMS by ATutor

ATutor is an OpenSource LMS. Users have created add-ons to ATutor LMS such as AContent, a content management system and ATutor Social, a networking component.

BusinessLMS by LMS Global

A full-featured Open Source LMS for businesses. Claims to be SCORM 1.2 con-formant.

Canvas CV by Instructure Inc.

An open source LMS that is free for instructors.

Caucus by Caucus

Caucus is an Open-Source eLearning platform that focuses on learner interaction and conversation to motivate learning. Caucus combines the traditional functions of a LMS, reporting, tracking and delivery functions, and keeps the learner engaged by adding the element of constant conversations between peers.

Chamilo's LMS by Chamilo Association

Chamilo is a open-source LMS that has features that allow users to easily create content. Chamilo allows offers tools that allow for all different learning styles.

DoceboLMS by Docebo

DoceboLMS is a full featured LMS that satisfies all the training needs of a user. DoceboLMS also has a mobile component and can be integrated into Cloud solutions, eliminating training limitations.

eFront by Epignosis

A SCORM 2004 4th ed. LMS. Open Source with the ability to pay for increased functionality.

eLearning Translation Services | Global Lingo

The only downside of eLearning materials and platforms is that they rarely come in more languages then one. If anyone needs them translated, we can help.

Ganesha LMS by Anema

A French, open-source, LMS that supports AICC, SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004.


ILIAS is an Open-Source LMS that allows users to create, manage and track learning delivered. Claims to support SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 and AICC standards.



JoomlaLMS, course management software module for Joomla

Not fully open source as it's a plugin to Joomla but due to Joomla end you have all the features and addons from joomla available open. Joomla learning management system (LMS) - SCORM compatible course management software. Multifunctional web-based online training platform with course and learning path building using different file types, several user types, reporting and collaboration tools and more.

LatitudeLearning by Latitude Consulting Group (Latitude CG)

A full-featured LMS with pricing options from free to paid. Latitude's suite of products provides an easily accessible content library. The LMS claims to be SCORM conformant.

LMS King Professional

Joomla LMS that works for you! Turn your website into a money making machine! LMS King is an eLearning Joomla component that allows you to create money-making online courses easily!Joomla learning management system (LMS) - SCORM compatible course management software. See demo and trial version of this e-Learning system.

.LRN's LMS by .LRN

.LRN's LMS is a customizable learning portal that can be customized to fit the needs of the individual learner. Whether you are a corporation or a smaller education community, .LRN's LMS can be scaled to meet your learning needs.

Metastudy by Metacoon

Metastudy is an Open-Source LMS that provides users with tools to produce, deliver and track their learning. Metastudy can be integrated with other Metacoon products, such as MetaAlumni to establish networks.

Moodle by Moodle Pty Ltd

Open source LMS with a full kit of features. Supports SCORM 1.2 and AICC, but 3rd party add-ons can expand the interoperability standards and features for Moodle.

OLAT LMS by OLAT (Online Learning and Training)

A popular Open Source LMS that supports SCORM 1.2, IMS LTI/QTI.

Open Education Platform - for both learning and teaching

It allows educators to run their own education platform with almost 100 edu tools & features - from online courses, certificates & tests, to student management, multi-device access, student analytics and more.

Open Source Inventory & Sales Management System

We deliver quality open source inventory and sales management system to our valued clients to track their inventory and stay competitive.This software speaks with suppliers in almost real-time and receives and adds other data, like seasonal demand.

rSmart Sakai CLE by rSmart

rSmart takes the elegance of Sakai up a notch by adding additional enhancements and elements to the core CLE. Many of these enhancements are even shared back with the Sakai community at large. Notable features of the rSmart Sakai CLE include hosted web conferencing, integrated SCORM support via SCORM Cloud, improved internationalization options and greater security.

Sakai CLE by The Sakai Foundation

A full-featured learning environment. Supports SCORM 1.2/2004 through the use of add-on features.

Sakai OAE by The Sakai Foundation

A full-featured LMS designed for academic institutions. Supports SCORM 1.2/2004 through add-on features.

Totara LMS by Totara Learning Solutions

A corporate distribution of Moodle. Claims support for SCORM 1.2 and AICC.