To update from past versions or migrate see Upgrade.
If you are looking for commercial help have a look at
Note: OpenMeetings requires SUN/Oracle JRE 6, not openJDK!
Since Version 2.0 you can also install OpenMeetings from command line. Just cd to the unpacked
archive and type ./admin.sh or admin.bat, please see
Command Line Admin
for more options
Recommendation for production environment
By default OpenMeetings uses the integrated Apache Derby database.
For production environment you should consider using
, or for example
Enabling Image Upload and import to whiteboard
Enabling import of PDFs into whiteboard
on the server, you can get more
installation. The instructions for installation can be
there, however on most Linux systems you can get it via
favorite package managers (apt-get it).
on the server, you can get more information
regarding installation. Some of the
Linux distributions already
have it in there package manager (see
recommended version of SWFTools is 0.9 as prior version
bug that does lead to wrong object dimensions at
Enabling import of .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, ... all Office
Documents into whitebaord
installed (needed since v2.x)
- OpenOffice or Libre Office Installed
Since Version 2.x of OpenMeetings it is no more required to start
OpenOffice (or Libreoffice) service, see
Enabling Recording and import of .avi, .flv, .mov and .mp4 into
FFMpeg (with -enabled libmp3lame and libx264 options)
. You should get FFMPEG in an up to date copy! OpenMeetings is
tested with FFMPEG Version 10.3 and latest build from GIT
For Windows you can download a Build for example from
Linux or OSx Users should be able to use one of the various
Installation Instructions on the Web. You need to enable
libmp3lame and libx264!
. You should install SoX in a up
to date copy! SoX 12.xx will NOT
Minimalistic requirement (without Document Converters, Recorder and
Upload feature) 1GHz CPU 1 GB RAM (
Recommended requirement 2x/4x 2GHz ++ CPU (32 or 64Bit) 4GB RAM. If
you have a 64Bit Operating System check if there is a OpenOffice
for your OS
Headset/Microphone recommendation: Logitech ClearChat PC Wireless,
for example from
See all recommendations
for cameras, headsets and speakerphones.
Tips and Tricks