Tuesday, July 31, 2007

List of collaborative software

List of collaborative software
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This is a list of collaborative software (or list of groupware) applications. Wiki software is on a list of wiki software.Contents [hide]
1 Open source or free software
1.1 Comparison chart
2 Proprietary software
3 See also

Open source or free software

The following are open source or free software applications.
Real Time Audio, Video and Data Collaboration
Access Grid
classic client-server solutions
eGroupWare (KDE PIM ready)
web based solutions
Epiware - Project and Document Management
Simple Groupware
Collaborative Media
SlashCode software that runs Slashdot
everything engine, backing the everything2 site
Bricolage used by salon.com
Nuxeo Collaborative Portal Server: content management and collaborative platform based on Zope
Collanos Workplace: server-less, cross-platform collaboration solution for teams working beyond or outside enterprise platforms
KnowledgeTree Document Management System: document management, workflow, portal
Croquet project
Jahia content management, corporate portal, document management, collaboration suite
Alfresco (software) content-management, workflow, and portal
ResourceSpace: digital asset management
Project Collaboration
web based solutions
Collanos Workplace: cross-platform, server-less p2p teamwork solution
Mindquarry Includes document synchronization, a wiki and task management
phpGroupWare Includes a project collaboration module
Simple Groupware
Wiki engines: see list of wiki software.
ACE a collaborative real-time text editor

Comparison chartName    Mail Transfer agent    Mail Storage Type    IMAP Server    Shared IMAP    Calendar Format    Shared Calendar    IM Server    WebDAV    Web UI    Shared Contacts    Shared Files    Web Admin UI    Anti-Virus    Spam Filtering    Notes
Atmail    Custom Exim    Mail Dir    Custom    No    No    SQL, Outlook MAPI    No    No    No    No    No    No    ClamAV    SpamAssassin    Commercial with Source
Citadel/UX    Custom    Berkeley DB    Custom    No    No    Export ICAL    Jabber    No    No    No    No    No            Hot backups can't be made unless all the database logs are kept.
Collanos Workplace    No    No    No    No    No    No    Yes    No    No    Yes    Yes    No    No    No    p2p team document, task, note, link sharing on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
eGroupWare     ?     ?     ?     ?     ?    iCal     ?     ?    Yes     ?     ?    Yes            Quite similar to phpGroupWare but with less features(not much less)
Group-Office    Custom Postfix    IMAP server dependent    Custom    No    iCal    Web interface    No    No    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    ClamAV    SpamAssassin, DSPAM    Synchronizes with: Microsoft Outlook, Symbian, Palm OS, Pocket PC, Other SyncML clients
Horde    Sendmail, SMTP    No    Cyrus and others    No    No    DB, ICAL export    No    No    No    No    No    No    No    rule-based filtering    works with Kolab
Kolab    Postfix    IMAP (Kolab-XML Format) and LDAP    Cyrus    Yes    iCal and Kolab-XML Format    IMAP, iCal- and HTML-Export    No    No    Horde    IMAP and LDAP    No    Yes    ClamAV and others    SpamAssassin and others    Runs on almost all UNIX/Linux; many clients: Kontact, Microsoft Outlook, Horde and others
Xchange    Postfix    IMAP server dependent    Cyrus or any IMAP server    Yes    iCal    LDAP, Export to ICAL    No    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    If purchased    ClamAV and others    SpamAssassin and others    AJAX GUI, Microsoft Outlook integration, Tasks module
OpenGroupware    Postfix    Mail Dir    Cyrus    No    No    Export to ICAL    Jabber, if purchased    No    No    No    No    If purchased            
PhpGroupWare    No    No    No     ?     ?     ?    Yes     ?    Yes     ?     ?    Yes            Quite similar to eGroupWare but with more features(not much more)
Simple Groupware    SMTP    IMAP server dependent, Database    Cyrus, Courier IMAP, UW IMAP and others    Yes    SQL, iCal and XML Format    Database, ICAL import/export    built-in chat module    No planned for 0.3    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    ClamAV and others    Mail server dependant    Synchronizes with: Outlook, Symbian, Pocket PC, mail notifications, document preview
Zimbra    Custom Postfix    Mail Dir w/ index db    Custom    No    iCal    ICAL    Jabber    No    Yes    Yes    Yes    Yes    ClamAV    SpamAssassin, DSPAM    

Feature Comparison Table     This short section requires expansion.

Proprietary software

The following are proprietary software applications:
Basecamp by 37 Signals is a web based project collaboration and management tool.
Adobe Acrobat Connect is a hosted online training, web conferencing, and learning solution that leverages Adobe Flash technology.
Atlassian Confluence is an enterprise wiki used for collaboration and knowledge sharing.
BSCW Basic Support for Collaborative Work
Central Desktop wiki-based on demand team collaboration software for small and medium sized businesses.
Clearspace web-based suite integrating forums, blogs, wiki, chat, and VOIP.
Collaber is Eclipse (software) based peer-to-peer platform.
Collabnet provides solutions for distributed collaborative software development.
Collanos Workplace is a server-less, cross-platform, on- and offline p2p collaboration solution for teams working beyond enterprise platforms
CoMotion by General Dynamics C4S Viz (formerly MAYA Viz Ltd) is a multi-tiered client-server collaborative workspace system with extensive data visualization, annotation, and organizational tools. Used in systems from the Army's Command Post of the Future to Array BioPharma's drug discovery tools.
Contactizer Pro by Objective Decision, for Mac OS X only. Decentralized collaborative sharing of contacts, tasks and events.
EditGrid is an online spreadsheet with access control and revision history support, whose RTU (real-time update) feature allows multiple users to collaborate on the same spreadsheet simultaneously.
Microsoft Office Groove collaboration software
Elluminate is a web based, realtime collaboration tool with audio, video, whiteboard, application sharing simultaneously between Windows, Macs, and Linux users.
GForge Advanced Server distributed software development as a web based platform with numerous plugins to interact with Eclipse IDE as well as Microsoft Visual Studio to handle the full software life cycle.
Groove is a Microsoft Windows based peer-to-peer platform
GroupVille - Web-based Groupware package for desktops and smartphones
JavaForge a collaborative OpenSource platform for Java projects.
JotSpot Wiki supports calendars, spreadsheets, file repositories, and photo galleries. Built for ease of use
Kerika cross-platform graphical Wiki that combines whiteboarding with document management
Kerio MailServer
IBM Lotus Notes and Domino
IBM Lotus QuickPlace (name changed to Lotus Team Workspace in version 6.5.1 only)
IBM Workplace-branded products
IBM Lotus Sametime
Kerika takes a "graphical Wiki" approach to collaboration within distributed teams: it is a peer-to-peer Java application that runs on Windows, Macs and Linux.
Marratech Realtime collaboration with audio, video, whiteboard and chat.
Microsoft Exchange Server and the Microsoft Outlook client
Microsoft Netmeeting
Microsoft Live Meeting
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Microsoft SharePoint Services and Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server
Novell GroupWise
Open Text Corporation Livelink is an Enterprise Content Management solution
OpenTeams is a web-hosted environment with wiki, blog, bliki, tags, file attachment (with version history), discussion, WYSIWIG editing, and "What's New" change monitoring functionality in an email-like 3-pane Web 2.0/Ajax interface.
Oracle Corporation Oracle Collaboration Suite a suite of e-mail, calendar, tasks, IM, web conferencing and document management
Owis workflow management, document management, knowledge base, calendar, IM and collaboration suite
PabloDraw — Collaborative text and ANSI/ASCII art editing on Windows
Ramius Corporation Online community systems for virtual collaboration and knowledge sharing. Product is named CommunityZero.
Socialtext provides wiki and weblog web-based collaboration
SubEthaEdit – Collaborative text editing on Mac OS X
TalkAndWrite - It allows you to work in any document like you were side by side. Powered by Skype.It is a Premium Skype Extra Freeware
Traction TeamPage - Traction's model focuses on collaboration within and among groups using a sophisticated permission model that aggregates multiple blog/wiki spaces using a web-based Journal modeled on the principals of Douglas Engelbart's On-Line System (NLS)
Vignette Collaboration
WebEx web based collaboration tools
Workspot is a web service providing Linux desktops, which can be shared securely through a browser.
Zing Technologies AnyZing and ZingThing - Electronic Learning and Meeting System software for team rooms and networks.

See also
Comparison of wiki software
List of wiki software
List of wiki farms

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Riteshjha said...

good to see the new journal in this arena for conferencing presentations. Its good for beginners like me in conferencing ( just start using www.rhubcom.com for professional reasons )..and for developers too to share their ideas.