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The current release is [#LAMS v2.2].

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Next stable release: [#LAMS v2.3] expected in May 2009

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h2. LAMS v2.0

* Internationalization
* Rich text editor
* Workspaces and folders
* Content Repository
* Runs activities online and offline
* New groupings
* Lesson Wizard
* New Authoring Property Inspector
* New look and feel
* Skins and styles
* Scheduling

See [LAMS 2.0 Feature List]
See [Release Notes|https://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=10011&styleName=Html&projectId=10020&Create=Create]

Released *December 6, 2006.*

h3. LAMS V2.0.1

* Bug Fixes
* Internationalization improvements
* Integrations additions
* Import users and courses from LAMS 1.0.x servers
* Survey export raw data as Excel files
* Improvements for skins
* and [more|https://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=10030&styleName=Text&projectId=10020&Create=Create]

See [Release Notes|https://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=10030&styleName=Text&projectId=10020&Create=Create]

Released: *March 9, 2007*

h3. LAMS V2.0.2

* Fix critical internationalization issues [1|https://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/browse/LDEV-1166] [2|https://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/browse/LDEV-1171]
* Remove yellow as a colour in chat
* Fix export portfolio
* Fix internationalization issues with Greek, Korean and Arabic
* [Improve installer/upgrader|https://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=10060&styleName=Html&projectId=10010&Create=Create] to work with XAMPP

See [Release Notes|https://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=10050&styleName=Html&projectId=10020&Create=Create]

Released: *March 23, 2007*

h3. LAMS V2.0.4

* [Live Edit|rams:Live Edit] (Ability to modify LAMS lessons while they are running i.e.: change an activity, add a new ones, etc. Previously known as Edit On The Fly)
* Fixes for Moodle and Sakai Integrations
* [50\+ Bug fixes|http://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=10061&styleName=Html&projectId=10020&Create=Create]

h3. Integrations

* Moodle
* Sakai
* .LRN


Released: *June 04, 2007*

h2. LAMS v2.1

Released: *June 19, 2008*

* [Download it\!|Downloads]
 
* [Feature List|LAMS 2.1 Feature List]

* [Release Notes|http://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?version=10013&styleName=Html&projectId=10020&Create=Create]

* [*Conditionality and branching*|Branching]
** *Teacher selected branching*
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(i.e.: once a student gets to the branching activity, the teacher decides which branch the learner will take)
** *Group based branching*
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(i.e.: members of Group1 go to Branch A, Group2 goes to Branch B, etc)
** *Tool output branching*
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{i.e.: learners that got more than 8 in the MCQ, then go to Branch A; learners with less than 8 go to Branch B)
* [Better help and support|lamsdocs:Home#Home-HowtoUseLAMS]
* *Grouping* Teacher now can set the group names in Author
* [Sequenced activities within Optionals|http://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/secure/attachment/11012/11012_05-Sequenced-Within-Optional.jpg]
* Collapsible Course page
* Tool Conditions
* LDAP support
* Task list tool (new tool\!)
* Insert sequence into other sequences (merge)
* [Online media player|lamsdocs:FLV Media Player Demo]

h3. Integrations

* [Blackboard 7.3|lamsdocs:Integrations]
* [WebCT Vista Powerlink|lamsdocs:Integrations]
* [Sharepoint|lamsdocs:Integrations]


Do you have a wishlist of your own for LAMS? please let [us know|http://lamscommunity.org/dotlrn/clubs/technicalcommunity/forums/forum-view?forum_id=4930]


h2. LAMS 2.1.1


Released: *September 05, 2008*

* Fixes problem with [Chat tool in Firefox 3|http://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/browse/LDEV-1876]
* Updates translations up to Sept 5th, 2008.



h2. LAMS v2.2

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[{tip:title=Current Release}LAMS 2.2 was released December 5th, 2008. \\ *[Click here for Downloads*{tip}|Downloads]

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* *[Gates|lamsdocs:lagat11]*
** Gates are open for individuals
** Gates can open on learner's output (_ie: if the student got 5 or more in the quiz, let him thru_)
* [*Grouping* - Student selected branching.|lamsdocs:lagrp11] \\ A new type of grouping where students get to select which group they want to join.
* [*Presence*|lamsdocs:presence] \\ While doing a lesson, students and teachers can view who else is doing the activities with them.

* [*Learning Objectives (Competence) editor*|lamsdocs:Competence Editor] \\ Teacher can setup learning objectives in sequences
* [*Conditions and branching based on Tool's text output*|http://wiki.lamsfoundation.org/label/lamsdocs/outputs] \\Q&A, Forum, Survey, Notebook and Chat now can be used in branching and the teacher can specify conditions based on students' text ouputs (_ie: if the student said these keywords then it goes to this branch_).
* Notifications (automatic notification emails when events occur)
* *[External tool wrappers|Tool Adapters]*: Use LMS tools (Moodle, .LRN, Sakai) as native LAMS tools!

h3. Tools

* [Online Spreadsheets|lamsdocs:lasprd10]
* [Google Maps|lamsdocs:lagmap10]
* [Data collection|lamsdocs:ladaco10]
* [Wiki|lamsdocs:lawiki10]
* [*Dimdim*|lamsdocs:laddim10] a Whiteboard, share desktop and conference tool ([Dimdim integration|lamsdocs:Dimdim Conference Tutorial])
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h2. LAMS v2.3

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Find out latest [Development Status]. [Test LAMS 2.3|http://lamscommunity.org/dotlrn/clubs/technicalcommunity/forums/message-view?message_id=771822#771822]
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* Massive performance increase.  Now LAMS 2.3 uses *a quarter of RAM memory* and runs *375% faster* in comparison to previous versions ([further info|http://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/browse/LDEV-2174?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel])
* New simplified ["adding lesson wizard"|lamsdocs:Add Lesson Wizard]. Only three clicks to create a lesson.

* Scaffolding support using the [Activity/Pedagogical Planner|Activity Planner]
* A [drawing board|lamsdocs:Using the FCKEditor#paint] in all activities (FCKeditor plugin)
* Integration with the LAMS Community
** Import sequences directly into LAMS Author from the LAMS Community
** Share your best sequence with everyone in the LAMS Community
* [Public shared folder|lamsdocs:authoring#SavingSequencesinPublicFolders] (all authors system wide can share with each other their designs)
* [Instant Messaging]
* Added browser support for [Google's Chrome|http://www.google.com/chrome] and [Safari 4|http://www.apple.com/safari/]
* A neat new [Gradebook|lamsdocs:Gradebook]!
* Export activity results to other Gradebooks (Moodle, Sakai, .LRN and other integrations)
* Evaluation (Evalcomix)
* [Support activities]
* [Equation Editor based on LaTeX|lamsdocs:FCKEditor Equation Editor Plugin]
* [Upgrade to fastest HTML online editor|lamsdocs:Using the FCKEditor]
* [Graphs and charts to monitor learner's time in activities|lamsdocs:Time Graphs]
* [Dates localization|http://bugs.lamsfoundation.org/browse/LDEV-2125]. All dates and times are displayed according to the user's profile time zone

h3. Tools

* [Video Audio Recording|lamsdocs:lavidr10]!
* [Pixlr Tool|lamsdocs:lapixl10]
* [Image gallery|lamsdocs:laimag10]
* [New Assessment tool|lamsdocs:laasse10] with gradebook integration
* [Mindmap tool!|lamsdocs:lamind10]

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h2. LAMS v2.4

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* Multiple conditions for branching
* Tools inputs and outputs (ability for tools to communicate and exchange data)

h3. Tools

* SCORM player

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