Press Releases

Driving Human Resource Management in Afghanistan

SECAUCUS, NJ (March 21, 2013) OrangeHRM Inc. has been studying this market in the past couple of years with an aim to introduce the world's most popular open source HR management system. OrangeHRM has partnered with First Rate Afghanistan, a pioneer in IT services in the country in its quest. Learn More

OrangeHRM Launches OrangeAM - A Global Leave Management System

SECAUCUS, NJ (June 14, 2012) OrangeHRM Inc. a global leader in HRIS development for small and medium-sized enterprises worldwide, launched OrangeAM (Absence Management System) with improved and sophisticated leave management features.Learn More

OrangeHRM Partners with HR-Portalen in Sweden

SECAUCUS, NJ (May 22, 2012) OrangeHRM Inc., a leading developer of software of Human Resource applications, based on open source code and made available as cloud services, has chosen the HR Portal Nordic AB as a partner for the Nordic market , a Swedish-based HRM organization which provides innovative HR solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in need of effective management and development of the company's Human Resources.Learn More

OrangeHRM and BSI Introduce Virtual Interviews with the World's Most Popular Free HRM Software

SECAUCUS, New Jersey (November 22, 2011)OrangeHRM the world's most popular open source HR solution provider today announced its partnership with Business Services, Inc. (BSI), a technology innovator and leader in video-based technologies, to bring applicant tracking and video interviewing to the OrangeHRM Open Source and OrangeHRM Live HRM solutions.

With this partnership OrangeHRM will provide BSI's state-of-the-art Int-R-View Portfolio SaaS talent acquisition solution with customized online job application, resume upload, and video interviewing service for their (OrangeHRM's) client base.

Always on the lookout for new features and functionality to integrate into their popular HRM platform, OrangeHRM took notice of the emergence of video enabled talent acquisition in the marketplace.Learn More

OrangeHRM and VHC Advance Thailand Introduce Cloud-Based HRMS solutions in Thailand

SECAUCUS, NJ (September 14, 2011)OrangeHRM Inc and VHC Advance partner to introduce an affordable HR solution to the Thai market. The solution is based on OrangeHRM Live which is an advanced version of its open-source version.

The alliance will cater enhanced support and services locally to OrangeHRM users in Thailand. The partners will be holding a grand product launch to build market awareness of the cloudbased HRIS.<

OrangeHRM, the world's most popular open source HR solution announced its strategic coalition with VHC Advance, the leader in IT Consultation and HC Products in Bangkok, Thailand.Learn More

OrangeHRM 2.6.1 Release Candidate Released

SECAUCUS, NJ(January 10,2011) OrangeHRM Inc. a global leader in HRIS development released a trial-candidate version of the "World's Most Popular Open Source HR Software." OrangeHRM expects 2011 to be another year of excitement. It's a reticent improvement that personifies OrangeHRM's effort to boost the frequency the open-source HRIS is developed.

The OrangeHRM engineering team has made available for a looming new version. The release serves as a trial-candidate before 2.6.1 is released on 20th January 2011.Learn More

OrangeHRM Inc and Identity Automation Join Forces to Integrate Other Software Systems with OrangeHRM

SECAUCUS, NJ(January 05,2011) OrangeHRM Inc and Identity Automation Join Forces to Integrate Other Software Systems with OrangeHRM.

This strategic alliance will leverage OrangeHRM as an authoritative source to provision/de-provision user accounts and share other data elements with downstream systems in the enterprise.Learn More

OrangeHRM Offers On-Site Training

SECAUCUS, NJ(November 11,2010) OrangeHRM, Inc., a leader in the development of open-source human resources management (HRM) software, launched its on-site training programs to use its software. On-site training offer many value additions to the large user base of OrangeHRM around the world. Since the launch of this new program OrangeHRM has conducted many training courses in the USA, UAE, Singapore and hopes extend the services to Belize in South America and also Australia.

OrangeHRM CEO & CO-founder Sujee Saparanadu said, "Companies around the world are looking for efficient and cost-effective ways to train their employees to use OrangeHRM. This option will cut down the cost on the high number of small on-line training batches and more importantly save time," he added saying. "Organizations with large number of employees can now get the system up and running in minutes and get all the employees well trained to use OrangeHRM."Learn More

ProcessMaker and OrangeHRM Join to Deliver Highly Customizable HR Solutions with Advanced Workflow Capabilities

SECAUCUS, NJ(November 10,2010) Working to provide users with a high quality customizable HR solution, ProcessMaker, the leading open source workflow & BPM solution and OrangeHRM, the leading open source HRIS solution announced a strategic alliance to provide improved out-of-the-box integration capability between OrangeHRM and ProcessMaker. The alliance between ProcessMaker and OrangeHRM will benefit clients from both companies by extending both open source solutions with additional functionality.

During the first phase of the alliance, the two companies will be working with a few targeted companies to integrate the two products based on documented needs within these "case study" clients. The companies expect to have multiple pilot implementations of the integrated solution in the market by the end of Q1 2011.Learn More

MYSQL CO-Founder David Axmark at OrangeHRM Sri lanka


SECAUCUS, NJ( October 26, 2010) MySQL Co-Founder and a Director of OrangeHRM Inc., David Axmark visited the company's R&D center in Colombo last month. OrangeHRM made sure the visit of this iconic figure was used to the benefit of IT students from two of the top Universities in Sri Lanka. Two guest speeches were organized at the University of Moratuwa and University of Colombo.

The topic Modern Open-Source Trends attracted many young IT Students from both universities.

This was an opportunity not to be missed. David spoke about how MySQL was begun in the late 70s along with Michael "Monty" Widenius and how it went on to be sold to Sun Micro Systems for a billion dollars.

David's speech also addressed why he chose to invest in OrangeHRM. According to him, "OrangeHRM is a unique application and the worlds most popular open source HRIS. It has proven its success through the past few years with its innovative features and ease of use."

David also encouraged students not to simply be constrained to learning programming languages but to think beyond them by learning the concepts of engineering which would allow them to keep their options open. He said "Too much focus on languages such .NET or Java has led to high quality languages such as PHP being ignored. Development languages can come and go but a solid software foundation will help you to build on any new languages that will come in the future."

Sujee Saparamadu, Co-founder & CEO of OrangeHRM spoke about how proud we should be as Sri Lankans to achieve the name brand recognition of OrangeHRM around the world. Currently there are over a million users using the system globally.

Himath Dissanayake, CTO of OrangeHRM and graduate of the University of Moratuwa and Nilufer Nilar, Project Manager at OrangeHRM and graduate from the University of Colombo shared their experiences at OrangeHRM and guided students to learn IT in the proper way, speaking on the topic "The Road Ahead."

OrangeHRM Inc. Proudly Announces a New Website for OrangeHRM Live

SECAUCUS, NJ(October 05, 2010 ) OrangeHRM, Inc., a leader in the development of open-source human resources management (HRM) software, launched the new website for its hosted enterprise version OrangeHRM Live, a hosted version of its flagship product OrangeHRM. OrangeHRM Live was launched at the SHRM 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition at the San Diego Convention Center, California earlier this year.

This new website will give detailed information on OrangeHRM Live while allowing HR people to sign up for a comprehensive HR management system in just a few minutes. The new website contains video tours, detailed description on each module and talks about advantages of why modern businesses should start using web-based software like OrangeHRM Live.Learn More

OrangeHRM Live - Web Based HR Management System

SECAUCUS, NJ(July 28, 2010) OrangeHRM, Inc., a leader in the development of open-source human resources management (HRM) software, is pleased to announce the launch of OrangeHRM Live, a hosted version of its flagship product OrangeHRM. OrangeHRM Live was launched at the SHRM 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition at the San Diego Convention Center, California.

OrangeHRM Live is packed with many add-ons and advanced modules giving HR Managers a feature rich and flexible application. Hosted on highly secured servers. OrangeHRM is guaranteed to be a fast, scalable and reliable HR Application and can be deployed in minutes. OrangeHRM Live does not require any installation, IT staff, or an IT infrastructure, OrangeHRM Live is hosted and maintained with timely upgrades and you can access it on any leading web browser anytime and from anywhere in the world. With its User-friendly interface, admin and self service modules, its as easy as using eBay or Gmail. Companies do not have to wait for return on investment, with OrangeHRM Live you can pay as you go and pay per user. Learn More

OrangeHRM Closes On Series A Financing

SECAUCUS, NJ (April 14, 2010) OrangeHRM, Inc., a leader in the development of open open-source human resources management (HRM) software, is pleased to announce that it has received Series A investment capital from principal investors Larry Stefonic and David Axmark to finance the sales, marketing and Axmark development of OrangeHRM, the company's flagship product. The investment capital will fund the development of new HR modules such as training, budgeting and benefits modules; configurable engines to facilitate leave and recruitment modules; development of a SOA based API's to integrate with third d party applications; and the launch of Orange HRM Live, a SaaS implementation of the product that contains additional features. Additionally, the company will expand sales and marketing resources to further broaden the reach of the company and accelerate growth.Learn More

New Release of OrangeHRM's Open Source HRM Software

SEACAUCUS, NJ (March 23, 2010) OrangeHRM, Inc. is pleased to announce that it released the latest version of OrangeHRM, its open-source HRM software today. Release 2.6 incorporates a Performance Module, a new feature designed to help small- and medium- sized enterprises conduct formal employee performance reviews.Learn More

OrangeHRM - 300,000 Downloads and Counting

SEACAUCUS, NJ (December 23, 2009) OrangeHRM, The world's leading Open Source HR Management solutions provider hit a new milestone. The company said today that it went past 300,000 downloads of its application.Learn More

OrangeHRM Releases Version 2.5 of the Open Source HRM Solution

SEACAUCUS, NJ (October 05, 2009) OrangeHRM, the worlds most popular Open Source Human Resource Software, today announced the release of OrangeHRM 2.5.Learn More

OrangeHRM Partners with Factor Humano - Costa Rica

SECAUCUS, NJ (September 07, 2009) The new partnership between OrangeHRM and Factor Humano offers new opportunities to deliver improved OrangeHRM services to the South American market.Learn More

OrangeHRM Releases Version 2.4.2 of the Open Source HRM Solution

SECAUCUS, NJ (June 09, 2009) OrangeHRM, a leading provider of open-source HR Management solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises worldwide, is delighted to announce the newest stable version of its product: OrangeHRM 2.4.2.Learn More

OrangeHRM Introduces Larry Stefonic as Member of Advisory Board

SECAUCUS, NJ (March 18, 2009) OrangeHRM, a leading provider of open-source HR Management solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises worldwide, announced that Larry Stefonic has been appointed to its advisory board.Learn More

OrangeHRM Reaches 200,000 Downloads

SECAUCUS, NJ (January 20, 2009) For OrangeHRM accomplishing 200,000 downloads of the Open Source Human Resource Management System since its first release in February 2006 to SourceForge is a great start for the year 2009 and we hope for a continuous exciting year ahead.Learn More

OrangeHRM releases version 2.4

SECAUCUS, NJ (September 26, 2008) OrangeHRM, a leading provider of open-source HR Management solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises worldwide, has announced the launch of version 2.4 of their Human Resource Information System (HRIS). The introduction of the Recruitment Module, comprising of a comprehensive job application and publishing and recruitment component, was the main focus of the release. Feedback received from the user community was instrumental to the development of the module.Learn More

OrangeHRM releases version 2.3

SECAUCUS, NJ (June 1, 2008) OrangeHRM, a leading provider of open-source HR Management solution for small and medium sized enterprises worldwide, has announced the launch of version 2.3 of their human resource information system (HRIS). Introduction of the Benefit Module which comprises of the comprehensive Health Saving Plans, according to the feedback, received from user community side, were the main focus of the release.Learn More

OrangeHRM releases version 2.2.2

New Jersey, USA (November 1, 2007) OrangeHRM, a leading provider of open-source HR Management solution for small and medium sized enterprises worldwide, has announced the launch of version 2.2.2 of their human resource information system (HRIS). Enhancements of the Time and Attendance and Leave modules, according to the feedback, received from user community side, were the main focus of the release.Learn More

OrangeHRM reaches 50,000 downloads and becomes available in Russian, Spanish and Danish languages

New Jersey, USA (June 29, 2007) OrangeHRM announced it has reached more than 50,000 cumulative downloads since February 2006, when the first version of the Open Source Human Resource Management System was released to SourceForge.net - worlds largest open source collaborative development website. In addition, OrangeHRM has been holding the position among the first 15 most active open source applications on SourceForge.net for the past month.Learn More

OrangeHRM releases version 2.2

New Jersey, USA (June 27, 2007) OrangeHRM announced the launch of version 2.2 of their flagship OrangeHRM web-based open-source Human Resource Management (Human Capital Management) System. The new version, which is the result of communication and collaboration with OrangeHRM's fast-growing and knowledgeable open source community, has been enhanced by adding a Time and Attendance module.Learn More

OrangeHRM releases version 2.1

New Jersey, USA (March 21, 2007) The release of OrangeHRM version 2.1 was announced. OrangeHRM is an open source software application, which helps small and medium enterprises to manage their most valuable asset people. The new version contains major improvements and fixes in Personal Information Management, Leave Management and Reporting modules.Learn More

OrangeHRM ranked among the top projects on SourceForge.net

New Jersey, USA (February 9, 2007) - OrangeHRM Inc. announces that it achieved the 4th place ranking as an Enterprise solution and 10th position among projects of all categories, listed on the directory of open source software - SourceForge.net.Learn More

OrangeHRM releases version 2.0 of the Open Source HRM solution/h3>

(July 1st , 2007) - New Jersey, USA (December 7, 2006) - The release of OrangeHRM version 2.0 was announced. OrangeHRM is an open source software application, which helps the small and medium enterprises to manage their most valuable asset - people. The new version contains major improvements and fixes in the Personal Information Management and Administration modules. It also enhances system' functionality by offering a new comprehensive Leave Management module.Learn More

OrangeHRM launch version 1.2 of their user friendly Open Source HRM solution

New Jersey, USA (October 23, 2006) - The release of OrangeHRM version 1.2 was announced today. OrangeHRM is an easy to install and easy to use free Open Source HRM System especially suitable for small and medium sized enterprises. The new version contains major improvements to the user friendliness of the system.Learn More