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KnowledgeTree – Open Source Document Management System


KnowledgeTree is a powerful Web document management software for advanced document version control, full text search, multiple search types, extensible metadata for documents, customizable dashboard and authoring workflow. This Commercial Open Source document management system built on the popular LAMP (Apache/MySQL/PHP) stack and has a powerful plugin architecture that allow users to easily customize and integrate with both their new and existing infrastructure.

quote_leftKnowledgeTree is document management made simple: easily secure, share, track and manage the documents and records your organization depends on. Business users think KnowledgeTree is an easy to use, powerful and lower cost alternative to proprietary document management systems. Technologists like KnowledgeTree’s open source license model and the ease with which they can install, extend and customize it.quote_right

KnowLedge Tree  - Open Source Document Management Picture

KnowLedge Tree  - Open Source Document Management UI

KnowledgeTree Document Management System features:

  • Access KnowledgeTree from the Web, Windows, Microsoft Office and Third-party WebDAV clients
  • Share, control and protect
  • Create and collaborate on content generation
  • Map your organization to the repository’s structure
  • Scan documents directly into the KnowledgeTree repository
  • Integrate with your organization’s authentication and authorization infrastructure
  • Manage the user experience
  • Flexible application architecture and easily customizable

It is easy to use, you can access to the document repository from within Microsoft Office applications via Office toolbars and menu items. You can tag and share documents with your colleagues and let them know what you are working on. You can also create users, groups and roles from an LDAP/ActiveDirectory source of your organization’s structure and processes.

KnowledgeTree provides the user and document security, and activity audit trail, that will support accountability, non-repudiation and appropriate access controls required by GMP and FDA 21 CFR part 11 compliance. It is suitable for small to medium-sized organizations and departmental users.

KnowledgeTree is available in different editions. The KnowledgeTree Open Source Edition is available in source code form and you are free to utilize, modify and redistribute the application software, provided that you comply with the terms of the open source General Public License version 3. Commercial subscriptions to KnowledgeTree are sold with access to KnowledgeTree Priority Support.

You can download and try the latest version of KnowledgeTree Open Source Edition from http://www.knowledgetree.com/node/38. For Installation and User Guides, visit the KnowledgeTree Documentation page.