Yesterday, XLSForm Offline was $95 and ODK Aggregate VM was $995. Today, Nafundi has made both XLSForm Offline and ODK Aggregate VM free. Forever!
The announcement on Nafundi's blog reads, "this is an unconventional way to price software, but Nafundi has always been an unconventional company. And while we've set suggested prices that ensure we can continue to add features and provide support, you can now pay whatever you'd like for XLSForm Offline and ODK Aggregate. We hope that with this model, those who can pay continue to do so. And for those who cannot, we hope this makes your data collection campaigns a little easier!"
You can find out more about XLSForm Offline and ODK Aggregate VM below.
- XLSForm Offline: The simplest offline form designer for ODK
XLSForm Offline is an app for Windows and Mac that converts data collection forms created with XLSForm into XForms that can be used by the ODK Collect mobile app or ODK Aggregate server. XLSForm Offline also validates the XForm, ensuring that it will run perfectly with all ODK tools. Download at XLSForm Offline.
- ODK Aggregate VM: The easiest way to install an ODK server
The ODK Aggregate VM is a fully-configured copy of ODK Aggregate that runs on any Windows, Mac or Linux computer. It works offline, provides complete control over where your data is stored, and requires virtually no setup. It's the easiest way to install ODK Aggregate. Download at ODK Aggregate VM.