Forma LMS

About, project and association

forma.lms is an open source project born in 2012 as a fork of the open source version of Docebo 4.05. The project is carried out by 4 Italian companies and and association of 30+ digital training companies and elearning professionals, which are constantly adding new features and making the software more complete and secure.



Forma Lms Features in a nutshell

E-learning Experience


Learning Experience

  • Responsive Layout: access courses from any device
  • Fluid User Experience: designed for a seamless user experience
  • Social features like forum and private messaging

Teaching Features

  • Insert many different content types
  • SCORM 1.2/2004 compliant
  • Create powerful Assessments
  • Integrate Video Conferencing
  • Communicate with your students with announcements, newsletters, messages
  • Automatic notifications

Powerful Administration

  • Create unlimited custom reports
  • Easily manage users with organization chart, groups, roles
  • Organize courses in categories and catalogues
  • Create Classroom courses with editions and locations managment
  • Many automation features and massive actions to simplify operations

Designed for your Corporate Digital Academy


Think BIG

  • Multi Client: assign different URL and templates with the same platform
  • Extended Enterprise Training solutions
  • Integrated ecommerce


  • Add more features with the available plugins
  • Add your custom features and plugins


  • Native Single Sign On
  • Integrated LDAP authentication support
  • Wide API set
  • Integrated I/O task feature for data exchange with external applications

Best Open Source Solution 2014

Elearning Magazine
Best of Elearning Awards 2014



2nd Best

Elearning 24/7
Top 8 Open Source LMSs 2014

Best LMS 2015

Elearning Magazine
Best of Elearning Awards 2015

Best Open Source Solution 2018

Elearning Magazine
Best of Elearning Awards 2018

A Brilliant Community

Numbers of a solid product and strong community


The Forma LMS community now counts 2700+ users worldwide, that actively contribute and support each other through the official project forum, that’s becoming one of the strongest e-learning communities around the web.

Global Downloads


Association Members


Community Users


Forum Messages