6 Free and Open Source HRM Tools

by December 8, 2015 0 comments

A1 eHR
A1 eHR is a unified system that provides a single system-of-record for employees, embedded analytics, manager and employee self-service and a user experience unlike any other enterprise application. Covering everything from organization management to recruitment, leave tracking, training, and payroll, A1 eHR has all the functionality necessary for larger organizations.

Deskera HRMS On Demand is a comprehensive, integrated human resources management system that facilitates management of the full range of HRMS India functions and responsibilities. A powerful core database and extensive feature-list make Web-Based HRMS India & Employee Resource Management administration easier, accurate, and more efficient. Built with larger companies in mind, Deskera’s HR module is broad and covers functions from payroll management to timesheet and performance management, to recruitment and real-time reporting. Integration with mobile and Decker’s other offerings are additional benefits.

It’s unique among the other open source HR solutions in the sense its paid but it’s web-based version is actually free for up to 20 employees. This means smaller companies can get the benefit of free open source software without having to install or perform maintenance on it themselves. It has one of the modern user interfaces among the open source contenders, and is easy-to-use. It covers leave management, time and attendance tracking, employee information, and document upload, as well as the ability to download reports in.CSV format.

OrangeHRM is an Open Source Human Resource Management System that covers Personnel Information Management, Employee Self Service, Leave, Time & Attendance, Benefits, and Recruitment. With modules for everything from leave management and recruiting, to performance management and time and attendance tracking, it covers it all. An easy-to-use interface, and the ease with which it can be installed over a pre-existing LAMP stack make OrangeHR a good fit for any organization willing to invest the time and resources into hosting an open source HR application.

SimpleHRM is an intuitive, easy-to-use and affordable Open Source Human Resource Management solution for SMEs. It provides many features like Employee Information Management, Leave, Travel, Benefits, Expense Management and more. This open source HR solutionincludes a free version and a paid, “professional edition” with additional modules and functionality. SimpleHRM provides a good solid HR foundation for most small and medium businesses. A slick UI adds to the appeal of this open source program.


Waypoint HR
WaypointHR is an HR database for managing employee records and personnel information. MySQL is used for the database and PHP (4 or 5) is used for the web browser based interface. Ease of use and effective management reports are key design goals. This is another open source tool where you can choose to go it alone for free, or pay for a cloud-hosted version. Its interface is less slick-looking than something like OrangeHRM or SimpleHRM. Its simplified setup and step-by-step instructions help to lower the learning curve that most open source software suffer from.




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