Open School Admin (OSA) is a Web-based school administration system primarily focused on ease of use and access to school information. It has been in continuous use and development for the past 7 years. It manages all aspects of school administration: student enrollment, class scheduling, mark reporting, attendance, user accounts, and room booking. Through the use of various plugins, it also manages email announcements (including automated attendance notices), government reporting, dorm room management, Alumni relations, etc. It is a standalone application written using a Perl/MySQL back end. It requires a Web server (Apache/Lighttpd tested) and should run out of the box on any Unix system. While OSA itself is very mature, the installation and setup is still a young and evolving process.
MediaCore is a media-focused CMS. It features rich video and audio support, YouTube/Vimeo integration, HTML5 video, support for the iPad/iPhone, podcasting, iTunes RSS generation, user-submitted content, an embedded media player, and searching. It is highly customizable. There is both a front-end for users and a back-end for administrators. Users can browse videos or podcasts. Users can search for videos by topics and tags. Users can upload videos to the platform; administrators can moderate newly uploaded videos. Administrators can add video, audio, or podcasts. A comment platform for moderation is built-in. Podcasts can be video or audio. It also has automatic iTunes feed generation, automatic RSS feed generation, and feedburner support.