Mahara 16.04 is available now for download! #Mahara

New stable release of Mahara, the most popular open source E-Portfolio, i.e. Mahara 16.04 is available now as announced by Kristina Hoeppner (the maintainer of Mahara project) in a recent forum post in Mahara forums.

Mahara is a full featured web application to build your electronic portfolio as well as it provides you a social networking system which can be easily integrated with e-learning tools like Moodle, Sakai and Blackboard.

The notable features in the new version of Mahara are:

  • Embed internal video and audio via HTML5-based media player
  • Display Open Badges in a block
  • Embed content via Embedly
  • Choose tags via a select box
  • Embed OGA and OGV media files
  • Style guide for developers
  • Send wall post notifications via email
  • Scale internal videos, and images in text entries automatically

Mahara 16.04 released

Check out the complete list of changes in the new version of Mahara here. You cna download the latest version of Mahara here or check out the demo site.

Are you using the Mahoodle combination for your online learning system? If yes, do let us know about your experience with Moodle & Mahara integration in the comments below.

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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