• Academic
  • Non Profits
Use Cases
  • Employee Training
  • Immersive Learning
  • Microlearning
  • eLearning
  • Self-Hosted System
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Analytics
  • Mailchimp
  • Paypal
  • Stripe
  • Documentation
  • Online Tutorials
  • Business Hours
  • Email
  • Knowledge Base
Supported Specifications
  • SCORM 1.1
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What is SonicLMS?

SonicLMS is a free, self-hosted learning management system built on PHP and MySQL. SonicLMS has a PRO version that can be purchased. It's an ideal choice for language teachers and other online educators. It can be installed on most shared or VPS hosting environments. It allows you to create online courses, lessons and exercises. It comes with integrated email marketing options, lightweight pagebuilder with pre-designed sections, full blogging system, multiple quiz types. The built in customization options allows you to create unique designs.

Exercise types include:

  • text based exercise
  • video based exercise
  • quiz based exercise
    • single choice quize
    • gap fill quiz

Courses created with SonicLMS can be private or public.

SonicLMS Pro includes:

  • integrated payment gateways (Braintree, Stripe, PayPal)
  • course selling functionalities
  • full donation functionality
  • additional quiz types
  • powerful discount and checkout


Overview of SonicLMS benefits

SonicLMS is not just a learning management system, it is a complete website builder. SonicLMS was built to combine LMS functionalities and website building functionalities while maintaining an easy to use and lightweight approach. No need to worry about extending it with third-party scripts.

Running your own LMS website is also more affordable since there are no monthly fees.

SonicLMS is continuously worked on and new features are added with almost every new release. Updating from earlier versions is easy, it is handled via a web based updater in the client's browser and it is done in a couple of easy steps.


Learn more about the features that differentiate SonicLMS from the competition.


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