panFora is a full featured, high performance Web-based collaboration tool for discussion forums and file sharing. Using standard web browsers and a multi-framed/windowed approach, it has a desktop application feel familiar to users of desktop email/newsgroup tools. A traditional single-frame web layout is also available as a user preference. Extensive admin features allow forums to be created, customized, colorized, reconfigured and maintained, completely from the web. Other unique features include hierarchical topic structure, announcements by groups, and full but safe HTML formatting support in message posts. A popular high performance open-source embedded database is built-in; no database installation is required by the user, making panFora installation fast and easy.
Moodle is a learning management system for producing Internet-based course Web sites. It is written in PHP and is easy to install and use on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, SunOS, BSD, and Netware 6. It has been designed to support modern pedagogies based on social constructionist theory, and includes activity modules such as forums, chats, resources, journals, quizzes, surveys, choices, workshops, glossaries, lessons, and assignments. It has been translated into over 70 languages, with more on the way, and supports the popular SCORM standard for content packaging. Moodle offers a free alternative to commercial software such as WebCT or Blackboard, and is being used by a growing number of universities, schools, and independent teachers for distance education or to supplement face-to-face teaching.
Cicerone is a multi-platform, multi-server, multi-database, Web-based corporate information system that allows users to create and maintain information on the fly. It supports any type of file attachment, built in security levels, user and system-wide customizations, automatic import of syndicated news and content, custom email notification of new content, and ease of use. It is ideal for community-driven Internet/Intranet/Extranet sites or as a standalone document/content management system.
Dokeos is a Web application to manage learning and collaboration activities. It allows the teacher/trainer to create content, to structure activities along a sequenced path, to interact with students/trainees, and to follow their progress. It has been translated into 31 languages, and is used by more than 3500 organizations worldwide.
COCANWIKI is a full-featured Wiki and content management system. It has many unique features not found in any other Wikis including live preview when editing, advanced navigation (including the ability to follow links in both directions), PIM/calendar extensions, user permissions, customisable page layouts, virtual hosting (handling more than one Wiki per server), search, anti-spam, and email notifications.
TChat is a chat applet that makes it possible for your site's users and visitors to communicate through the Web. The applet is completely customizable and can be confiured with your company logo and sponsors’ banners. The server supports unlimited connections, a multithreaded architecture, an access log system, a lightweight communication protocol, platform independence, and an administration console. The client features public chat with multi-font support, multicolor text and backgrounds, private chat with audio effects, support for running embedded in an HTML page or in a detached window, a shared blackboard function, and more.