Managing Cultural Heritage Archives

Key Features

Dédalo comes with many features aimed to help curators and researchers build Cultural archives.

Free and Open source

A completely open and free software maintained by a dedicated development community.

Internet first

Since our beginnings in 1998, Dédalo has been built as an Internet application, enabling access from anywhere.

Flexible data

Dédalo is controlled by an ontological definition that creates layer abstraction of the code and data flow.

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Dédalo world in a nutshell

What is Dédalo?

Dédalo is an free and open-source software platform developed by a small community of enthusiasts supported by a small company: Render. Our objective is to create a Cultural Heritage, tangible, intangible and oral memory / history management system.

Dédalo is freely available for individuals, organisations, enterprises or institutions to install, configure, and extend in accordance with their particular needs and without restrictions.

Is Dédalo suitable for my project?

The main focus of the development is the Cultural Heritage field and Dédalo is specifically designed for the Cultural Heritage management and diffusion.

Dédalo is an open, flexible and customisable platform, the core capabilities and underlying technologies have been developed to support a wide range of uses based on different disciplines, Archeology, Ethnology, Anthropology, sociology, etc..

If your project is about humanities and you want create an archive and spread it with cutting-edge technologies, Dédalo is for you.

How can I start using Dédalo?

You can see our install tutorial of v5 and for v6.

Dédalo is a complex server-client software, it runs in a Linux server with broad Internet connection and cutting edge technologies. The main goal of the platform is to use Internet technologies both cataloging and diffusing Cultural Heritage.

Dédalo is not a desktop app, you can access the interface with webKit browser like Chrome or Safari.

You will need a LAPP (Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL, PHP) system to install and run it.

Take a look!

Visit the demo version