LimeSurvey – online survey tool

LimeSurvey is survey software. It allows users to quickly create intuitive, powerful online forms and surveys that can work for anyone from small business to large business. The survey software is self-guiding for the respondents.

Advanced features like branching and multiple question types make it a valuable partner for survey-creation.

The Community Edition is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Unlimited number of surveys at the same time.
  • Unlimited number of questions in a survey (only limited by your database).
  • Unlimited number of participants to a survey.
  • Multi-lingual surveys.
  • User-management.
  • 28 different question types with more to come.
  • WYSIWYG HTML editor.
  • Quotas management.
  • Integration of pictures and movies into a survey.
  • Creation of a printable survey version.
  • Conditions for questions depending on earlier answers (Skip Logic / Branching).
  • Piping and Micro-tailoring using a powerful expression engine.
  • Re-usable editable answer sets.
  • Ready-made importable questions & surveys.
  • Assessment surveys.
  • Anonymous and Not-Anonymous survey.
  • Open and closed group of participant surveys.
  • Optional public registration for surveys.
  • Sending of invitations, reminders and tokens by email.
  • Option for participants to buffer answers to continue survey at a later time.
  • Cookie or session based surveys.
  • Template editor for creating your own page layout.
  • Extended and user-friendly administration interface.
  • Back-office data entry possibility.
  • Survey expiry dates for automation.
  • Enhanced import and export functions to text, CSV, PDF, SPSS, R, queXML and MS Excel format.
  • Basic statistical and graphical analysis with export facility.
  • Screen Reader Accessibility.
  • W3C compliance.

Support: Manual, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: LimeSurvey Project Team / Carsten Schmitz
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

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