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Web-based collaborative writer

cWriter is a Web-based collaborative writer. It's homepage is in French, went offline in 2007 so the homepage link is to It's source code has translations for English, Spanish, German, and French.

Its goal is to facilitate working on a document online and collaborating with peers. It includes tools like a calendar, a file repository, user permissions fixed per document, a bookmark database, a full text search engine, advanced log visibility, and more. cWriter can also be used as an intranet freeform tool.


French user guide available in HTML format from
"IRC Help" IRC Help channel

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey15 November 2002

Leaders and contributors

djamel Kadi Contributor
fi Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to useMySQL
Required to useApache with PHP

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 September 2016.


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