eFront (eLearning software)

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File:Efront professor page.png
eFront professor page screenshot with Firefox
Developer(s) EPIGNOSIS LTD
Stable release 3.6 / 22 January 2010[1]
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Course Management System
License CPAL
Website efrontlearning.net

eFront is an open source e-learning platform (also known as a Course Management System (CMS), or Learning Management Systems (LMS), or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)).

eFront is designed to help create online courses with opportunities for rich interaction. eFront comes with a distinctive icon-based user interface that is intuitive to use. The platform offers a wide range of features from content creation, test builder, project management, extended statistics, internal messaging system, forum, chat, surveys and more. It is a SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004 compliant and certified system [1]. Several features of the platform (e.g., skills management, organization structure) make it suitable for inner organization usage, especially at human resource departments. eFront is a multilingual platform offered in 39 languages.


eFront features

eFront has several features expected from an e-learning platform:

  • User management
  • Lessons, Courses and Categories management
  • Files management
  • Exam builders
  • Assignments builders
  • Communication tools (Forum, Chat, Calendar, Glossary)
  • Progress tracking
  • Authentication methods
  • Enrollment methods
  • Certifications
  • Reports generators
  • Modules support
  • Payment integration (through Paypal)
  • Social Tools (Lesson & System history, User Wall, User Status, Facebook interconnection)
  • Customizable notification system through email

It also has several features that are needed in an organization environment:

  • Organization structure management
  • Skills management
  • Job positions management
  • Automatic assignment of courses to specific job descriptions
  • Skills Gap Tests management
  • Comprehensive user card with training history
  • LDAP support


eFront runs without modification on Linux,Windows and any other systems that support PHP and MySQL, including most webhost providers.

See also


  1. http://www.efrontlearning.net/download/download-efront.html

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