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ProcessMaker is an open source business process management (BPM) and workflow system designed to optimize the business operations and workflow management for small to medium sized businesses and organizations.

It includes tools to automate your workflow, design forms, create documents, assign roles and users, create routing rules, and map an individual process quickly and easily. The software is relatively lightweight and does not require any kind of installation on the client computer.

ProcessMaker is available in a free community edition, subscription-based enterprise editions, and cloud editions that Colosa hosts on Amazon EC2 and others. Many types of small to mid-sized organizations, business units, and departments are running their approval-based processes on the open source edition.

 ProcessMaker 3.0

Free to download


GNU Affero GPL v3

Colosa, Inc.


System Requirements
MySQL 5.1.6 or higher
Apache 2.2.3 or higher
(with Deflate, Expires, Rewrite and VHost_alias modules)
PHP 5.1.6 or higher

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Features include:

  • Process Map Designer
  • Dynaform Builder
  • Output Document Builder
  • Business Rules Engines
  • Web Services API Trigger Builder
  • Advanced Debugger
  • User Management
  • Cases Inbox
  • Document Management
  • Case Notes
  • Drag-and-drop, browser-based interface, which requires no prior programming experience
  • Management of users, groups, forms, documents, messages and alerts with the click of a button
  • Workflow maps in a graphical interface with drag-and-drop objects
  • Custom forms in the Dynaform Editor based on XML, with syntax validation, and optional editing in HTML and JavaScript
  • Custom output documents in PDF or DOC formats, created in a WYSIWYG page editor
  • Triggers with optional PHP code to perform complex calculations and advanced functionality
  • Multi-platform support, on top of a standard stack of Apache, MySQL and PHP (WAMP/LAMP)
  • Coded in PHP, using Smarty templates, Propel database connectivity, and ProcessMaker's custom Gulliver development framework
  • SOA compliant web application, offering web services based on the the WSDL 1.1 protocol
  • ProcessMaker integrates data with external databases and Data Management Systems (DMS), Business Intelligence (BI), Customer Management Systems (CMS) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
    • Connection to external databases including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and SQL Server
    • Web Services to connect to third-party applications and sources of information
    • Integration with KnowledgeTree to add document management functionality
    • Integration with Zimbra through Zimlet for easy messaging and collaboration
    • Integration with OpenBravo for enterprise resource planning
    • Authentication of users and their access privileges through LDAP and Active Directory

ProcessMaker in action

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