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Developer(s) Colosa Inc.
Initial release February 25, 2008 (2008-02-25) (1.0)[1]
Stable release

3.7.5  (May 4, 2022; 59 days ago (2022-05-04))

Preview release None [±]
Written in JavaScript, PHP
Operating system Cross-platform
Available in Multi-lingual
Type Workflow and process management software
License(s) Alfero GNU Public License

ProcessMaker is free open-source business process management (BPM) and workflow management software focused towards small and intermediate-sized organizations.

Product history

Version 1.0 of ProcessMaker was released to the public as free open-source software via SourceForge on February 25, 2008.[1] In August developer Colosa, Inc. announced ProcessMaker to be one of the first applications to be certified through the Intel Certified Solutions Program, available via the Intel Business Exchange.[2] In August of 2009 Colosa announced it had joined Open Source for America, a diverse group of businesses and organizations dedicate to promoting the open source model in the U.S. Federal government.[3] Version 2.0 was released on March 1, 2011, featuring updates to the architecture and PHP support, as well as the addition of a document manager and a redesigned user inbox.[4]


Features of ProcessMaker include[5]:

  • process map designer
  • custom form builder
  • output document builder
  • business rules engine
  • web services API
  • debugger
  • user management
  • case management
  • document management

Hardware/software requirements

The following installation requirements exist for ProcessMaker 2.0 installations:

  • Apache 2.2.3 or greater
  • PHP 5.1.6 or greater
  • MySQL 5.1.6 or greater

Numerous modules must also be active for Apache and PHP. For full details, consult the documentation.

Videos, screenshots, and other media

  • Screenshots of ProcessMaker can be found on Softpedia.

Entities using ProcessMaker

Examples of entities using ProcessMaker include[6] :

AgroTechnology Transfer and Commercialization Center, Ltd.; Calvin Group; Global Environmental Solutions, Inc.; GTBank; International Finance Corporation; Lenovo; NuevaTel PCS; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Peruvian Ministry of Housing; University of Melbourne

Further reading

External links