219 – Etherpad

BACK ON THE LIST IN 2021

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

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

Ranking on the 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning: 116
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning:
Top 150 Tools for
Education: 112

Overall rankings in the previous 14 surveys: 2007-2020

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

Comments on Etherpad in 2021

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

Previous comments

“”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.

Access to the Quick Guides is currently only for registered users. Registration will open up again shortly.