openPLM is a Web-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) application. It provides a configuration management system that manages all kind of files and data as documents in a product structure. It supports documents, parts, BOMs, part-document links, electronic signatures for objects, revision management, check in and check out for all files, plain text search using the Xapian engine, navigation between objects using Graphviz, and user management that allows sponsorship, delegation, and rights. Plug-ins are available for Thunderbird, OpenOffice/LibreOffice, FreeCAD, and Gedit.
|Tags||Information Management Office/Business Document Repositories File Sharing Indexing/Search Scientific/Engineering Communications PLM CMS collaborative platform|
|Operating Systems||Debian-based Linux Ubuntu Linux|
|Implementation||Django Python Postgresql 8.x Apache graphviz Xapian|
|Translations||English French Spanish Russian Chinese Japanese|
Release Notes: New login and home pages, new buttons, toolbars, and icons based on the Twitter bootstrap standard, enhanced search, improved file upload and download, full screen mode for Navigate and 3D viewer, the ability to write formatted texts and documents using wiki syntax, and assembly promotion in two clicks. Users can now add an avatar. There were also several other enhancements.
Release Notes: User interface enhancements. Navigation enhancements. An "Upload file and create Document" feature. Alternate parts. Engineering Change Requests (ECRs). New applications: badges and calendrier.
Release Notes: Improved file uploading. Browse features: browse objects by types, states, and more. Global timeline. Part/Document publication: anonymous users have been granted access to published objects. RSS/Atom feeds. 3D view improvements: better rendering, view selection. oerp: an application to export a BOM to OpenERP. WebDAV access: browse your files using a files browser. Bugfixes.
Release Notes: This release improves STEP file decomposition, adds 3D Zoom-in/Zoom-out, displays BOM with only official parts, includes a new lifecycle, adds new Home, Search, and Create pages, provides navigation Zoom-in/Zoom-out, includes a Chinese translation, improves the user interface, and fixes bugs.
Release Notes: New applications: subversion (subversion integration); gdoc (Google Documents integration); document3D (an online Step files renderer and step file decomposition); PDF generation. New lifecycles management: when an object is promoted to its official status, its previous revisions are canceled or deprecated according to their status. Translation into Japanese. User interface improvements. Bugfixes.