Educational Games

JClic – platform to create, play and evaluate multimedia educational activities

JClic is a platform for the creation, playing and evaluation of multimedia educational activities. It’s designed for lots of different types of educational activities including puzzles, associations, text exercises, crosswords, and more.

JClic has an open architecture that allows it to extend or adapt its functionality in different ways. There’s a good range of material available for JClic that keeps kids both entertained and learning at the same time.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • 4 applications:
    • Applet – embed activities on a web page.
    • Player – allows the activities to be played from the local disk (or from the local network) without needing the net.
    • Author – create, edit and publish the activities.
    • Reports – collect data and generate reports on the results of the activities performed by students.
  • Large range of activities to download from the net.
  • Data stored in XML which makes it possible to reuse the courses in other software.
  • Simple wizard to download activities.
  • Internationalization support.
  • Cross-platform support – as this is Java-based software it runs under Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Solaris, and other operating systems.

Developer: Francesc Busquets with contributors (released by the Ministry of Education of the Government of Catalonia)
License: GNU General Public License; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version


JClic is written in Java. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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