• Academic
  • Freelancers
  • Large Enterprises (>10,000)
  • Non Profits
  • Public Administrations
  • Small/Medium Businesses
Use Cases
  • Academic Learning
  • Continuing Education
  • Employee Training
  • Microlearning
  • Social Learning
  • Training Companies
  • Workforce Development
  • Civic & Social Organization
  • Computer Software
  • Education Management
  • Education: K-12
  • eLearning
  • Desktop Application
  • Mobile Application
  • Self-Hosted Cloud-based
  • Self-Hosted System
  • Software as a Service / Cloud
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • API
  • BigBlueButton
  • Wordpress
  • Zoom
  • Documentation
  • In Person
  • Live Online
  • Online Tutorials
  • Webinars
  • Business Hours
  • Email
  • FAQ
  • Knowledge Base
  • Live Online
  • Phone
Supported Specifications
  • SCORM 1.1
  • SCORM 1.2
  • SCORM 2004
  • SCORM 2004 3rd Edition
  • SCORM 2004 4th Edition
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What is Open edX?

The Open edX platform is the leading open-source teaching and learning platform that powers The Open edX software is used by universities, companies, countries, and NGOs around the world to provide on-line learning solutions.

The Open edX platform is highly scalable, robust, and innovative. The platform is built to showcase the latest in learning sciences and instructional design to optimize student learning outcomes.

The Open edX infrastructure is driven by our vibrant community of developers, technology providers, research teams, and platform users, such as Harvard, MIT, Google, IBM, and many other leading institutions. 

Open edX software equips today’s development and training leaders with learner-centric software that adapts to both academic and institutional needs.

Overview of Open edX benefits

Multimedia Learning: 
Design engaging, interactive learning content on any topic by harnessing the latest in High Definition (HD) video, animation, simulation, and Augmented Reality (AR)/Virtual Reality (VR) learning technology.

Adaptive Learning: 
Create personalized learning experiences with tools that adapt to the needs of your learners in real time. Use the rich capabilities offered by the Open edX platform and our technology partners to design and deliver recommendation systems, course content, and assessment variability.

Team-Based Learning: 
Encourage team-based learning by offering your employees, students, and extended workforce a diverse set of collaboration tools like discussion forums, group chats, video conferencing, and file sharing.

Project-Based Learning: 
Empower your learners to complete individual and team-based projects through the platform’s rich 3rd party tools. Incorporate cutting-edge learning programs including online micro-degrees and full degree programs.


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