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"An award winning open source social networking engine."

Elgg Specifications

DOWNLOADFree (5.96 MB)
Safe Download for PC - Virus & Malware Free
Free (GPL)
5.96 MB
Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 2000 Server / Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2008 / Windows Server 2012
Rocky Bytes Score
Elgg is Very Good!
Very Good!
Software Ranking
5th out of 6

Elgg Review

An award winning open source social networking engine, Elgg provides a robust framework for building all kinds of different social environments. This can range from campus wide social networking for universities or an internal collaborative for your platform or brand for your organization that can be used as a communications tool for your company and its clients.

Elgg is a jam packed with features that will allow you to start a blog, micro blog, file sharing website, networking website, and more. The software is also known for being the first platform to bring ideas from commercial social networking platforms to educational software. Elgg aims to make starting your social media website much easier and faster paced, while delivering your with the content you need to get started. 

The software was started by Ben Werdmuller and Dave Tosh in 2004 and is based on informal papers they had written over the previous year. The two combined their experience and created a social media approach to learning things online. Dave Tosh designed the architecture and wrote most of the code. 

You are able to download and use Elgg for free. It uses a GPL license. It runs on the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) platform.


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At the time of downloading Elgg you accept the terms of use and privacy policy stated by Parsec Media S.L. The download will be handled by a 3rd party download manager that provides an easier and safer download and installation of Elgg. Additionally, the download manager offers the optional installation of several safe and trusted 3rd party applications and browser plugins which you may choose to install or not during the download process.