Etherpad

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Etherpad is an online editor providing collaborative editing in real time.

Website: etherpad.org
Cost: Free. Open source
Availability: Download/Online

Ranking in the previous surveys:

2020: 219 2020: – 2019: 120 2018: – 2017: – 2016: – 2015: – 2014: –
2013: 62 2012: – 2011: 74 2010: 50 2009: 71 2008: – 2007: –

Comments on Etherpad 

“An easy and secure way for collaborative writing if no formatting is needed.” Andrea Ghoneim, eDeveloper & support for digital teaching, Austria, 2021

“”Notebooks” for collaboration at seminars and trainings are very useful. They load quickly even with poor internet. Must have” College Professor, Russia, 2019

“Quick and easy to use to set up a document on the fly” 2013

“Easy tool to create documents in real-time with colleagues” 2013

Quick Guide to Etherpad 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Etherpad for teaching, training, learning and development.

General guidance

In education, using the open source Etherpad is a way to support collaborative writing – rather than using a tool like Google Docs.  It requires no login so it is easy to get started. However, the editing options are not as good


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