Chamilo

RATING:

4.64

(47)

About Chamilo

Chamilo is a cloud-based learning management solution that enables businesses of all sizes to develop virtual campuses for semi-online and online training. Created as an open-source platform with GPLv3/GNU license, Chamilo is used primarily by SMBs, large enterprises, public administrations and freelancers. Chamilo’s key features include certificate generation, SCORM support, courses catalog, configurations, compliance training, synchronous virtual classroom, blended learning and user authentication. The solution allows users to install web hosting solutions, create web content, manage learning methodologies, leverage auditive, visual and practical e-learning tools and handle staff selection. Additionally, Chamilo extends services such as document management t...

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Chamilo Reviews

Overall Rating

4.64

Ratings Breakdown

Secondary Ratings

Ease-of-use

4.5

Customer Support

4

Value for money

5

Functionality

4.5

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User Profile

Ome

Verified reviewer

Company size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra 

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

EASE OF USE

4

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

2

FUNCTIONALITY

4

March 2021

The best and most effective PHP e-learning platform

I really loved using chamilo when compared to other e-learning platforms

Pros

It was very easy for me to install using softaculous and then setting up the platform was easy as well. Chamilo has all the basic tools for an e-learning platform. Their authoring tool is top-notch and has all the flexibility to make course authoring very easy.

Cons

I had difficulty changing the template and there is no much tutorial on the web on doing so.

Reasons for choosing Chamilo

Chamilo is very easy to use and has a growing community ready to help each other

Response from Chamilo Association

Hello Chukwuemeka, thanks for your feedback. We love to hear your experience with Chamilo has been sucessfull. Warmest regards

Replied March 2021

Jorge

Company size: 201-500 employees

Industry: E-Learning

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra 

EASE OF USE

3

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

1

FUNCTIONALITY

4

February 2021

Chamilo for language learning

Chamilo has a big potential, but still there is a lot improve, to make it be much better.

Pros

I use Chamilo a lot with my students and think it has a lot o very interesting features, for e-learning.

Cons

However, some things could be improved. I think about difficult is to use Chamilo fóruns, because bugs on design, for exemple. Also, exercises could be more easy to organize by cathegories: when we have many it is a little confuse from where to chose. Orther features could be improved too. It is also quite difficult to find help and valuable information about some procedures.

Reasons for choosing Chamilo

Because of interative exercises and hability to create lessons.

Response from Chamilo Association

Hello Jorge. Thanks a lot for your review. It really helps us to keep working on Chamilo to improve it. Regarding your comments just a quick note to let you know that the current version of Chamilo, 1.11.14 allows "categories" for exercises and the forum is free of bugs. Please upgrade to teh latest version to get the best out of this software. To get free help you can use our free resources: https://forum.chamilo.org/, our tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIsgySYhTVz27BHsukGZAMdn_ubmho7ot And do not hesitate t register to our neswletter to get last minute news about the software. To register go to chamilo.org and you will find the subsciption box. Thanks again for your review and we would love to keep seing you within the community of users. Noa Orizales Iglesias Communication Coordinator Chamilo Association

Replied February 2021

Charles

Company size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Industry: Higher Education

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra 

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

EASE OF USE

3

FUNCTIONALITY

4

December 2020

An alternative to Moodle but graphically not that appealing

A decent LMS with some valuable features but lacks collaborative possibilities that Google and Microsoft offer in their suites.

Pros

Ability to use audio in quizzes, ability to recyle lessons, ease of use to set up classes, mulitple teaching possibilities.

Cons

Graphically Chamilo stays in the past. It would be better if it grouped icons together into menus. It is often not that simple for students to navigate. No synchronous collaboration possible.

Response from Chamilo Association

Hello Charles. Thanks for youre review. This 2021 Chamilo is going to launch a new, fully redesigned interface with its 2.0 version. Keep track of the project by subscribing to our mailing list to get all the updates regarding this topic.

Replied February 2021

José Luis

Company size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Health, Wellness and Fitness

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra 

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

EASE OF USE

3

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

4

FUNCTIONALITY

5

March 2021

6 Years with Chamilo

My overall experience with Chamilo is very good. It is a reliable platform that does not usually fail or present major problems.

Pros

Easy to use. Great flexibility. Highly customizable. Good community feedback. Frequent updates. Good communication with developers. Does not use too many resources.

Cons

Lack of updated user manuals. Missing (for me) some useful features. Some more advanced features are difficult to use. Some features require a dedicated server.

Reasons for choosing Chamilo

Because it adapts well to my needs and it is not an excessively complex or heavy platform.

Response from Chamilo Association

Thanks Jose Luis. We are glad your experience with Chamilo is good. Regarding new features and suggestiones, please remember our Github Channel is always open for new proposals that make the software easier to use for our end users. There is a tutorial on how to leave a suggestion in our Youtube Channel.

Replied March 2021

Anonymous

Company size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra 

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

5

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

4

FUNCTIONALITY

4

March 2021

An open source LMS you can trust

We wanted to start with a small campus for a brand new business school that offers MBA programs worldwide, especially in Latin America. Chamilo gives us the accurate platform to scale from a few students to hundreds.

Pros

It's easy to install and you can scale from a small virtual campus to a large arrangement and keeping using open-source software.

Cons

The mobile experience is good enough from its native web interface, but having an official mobile app will be great.

Reasons for choosing Chamilo

Due to its ease of use, user accessibility, and its network of Official Providers that offer services worldwide.

Response from Chamilo Association

Thanks for your feedback. This 2021 we will make public in our github repository our mobile app.

Replied March 2021

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