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  1. Directly FET-related open source free software tools/links

  2. Directly FET-related freeware (non-GNU GPL, closed source) tools/links

  3. Other open source free software for school administration/scheduling

  4. Other pages about theory and practice regarding school administration/scheduling


1. Directly FET-related open source free software tools/links:


Volker Dirr's site with FET variants; also mirror for official FET


FET executable for Mac OS X, by Darren McDonald. Please report problems/results on the dedicated FET forum thread (direct link provided below)


FET executable for different GNU/Linux distributions, contributed by the respective packagers:


An unofficial FET Bitbucket repository, with various customizations, by Rodolfo Ribeiro Gomes


A program to convert the FET timetable XML results to Microsoft Excel, by Roberto Trevisan. Please see the Readme.txt file for usage instructions. The version number is 1.0.0.1, as of 28 June 2017.


An alternative interface which generates an XML .fet file (Polish/English, by Adrian Mieszkowski)


Translation of FET web page in Italian


An Italian page, with tutorials and help for FET


Some spreadsheet macros for using official FET on Moroccan schools. The purpose is to arrange the final timetable in a nice format, using export to CSV from FET and importing these results by the macros in a spreadsheet file.



2. Directly FET-related freeware (non-GNU GPL, closed source) tools/links


FET READ - freeware (non-GNU GPL, closed source, but free to use).



3. Other open source free software for school administration/scheduling:


University Course Timetabling & Student Sectioning Application - open source (GNU GPL)


The KHE High School Timetabling Engine (GNU GPL)


GOAL - Educational Timetabling Softwares


Block_Planer_SAT4J - Course Scheduling (Uses CC0 license. Based on EPL/LGPL SAT4J libary).


TABLIX - a free software kernel for solving general timetabling problems (GNU GPL)


Open Admin for Schools - a web based school administration program written in perl and released under the GNU GPL. Includes FET import/export.


Web based school administration software


SchoolTool - a project to develop a common global school administration infrastructure that is freely available under an Open Source license


Fedena - Open Source School Management Software


Moodle - Course Management System (CMS) - GNU GPL. The student management system was added to Moodle in version 2.2 and above.


openSIS Community Edition - GNU GPL.


Free Student Management System - GNU GPL and other license options.


Open Atrium - GNU GPL.


Gibbon - GNU GPL.



4. Other pages about theory and practice regarding school administration/scheduling


Benchmarking project for (high) school timetabling