The Idea of Open-Source Software
OpenOlat is an open-source software which means that its code is at your disposal for free. You can download it, use it, adapt it, and develop it further without having to pay license fees. Further information on this open- source project can be found on our community website www.openolat.org. There you can get in contact with the open-source community, put your name down in the mailing list, and exchange experiences.
Why open source? There are two reasons: first the OpenOlat team benefits from the software's world-wide operation; various institutions and companies provide us with valuable input for OpenOlat's further development. The second reason is the fact that thanks to translators from the open-source community we are able to offer this software in numerous languages by now.