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GCompris is an educational software which propose different activities to children from 2 to 10 years old.


GCompris is an educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational. Below you can find a list of categories with some of the activities available in that category.

Developer: Ofset
License: GNU GPLv3
Web: http://gcompris.net/-en-


GCompris is completely free educational software suite which contains a wide range of activities. It offers various activities aimed at covering a variety of fields such as the functioning of the computer, using the mouse and keyboard, general learning, reading, writing, foreign languages, algebra, as well as various activities such as memory and logic games, scientific experiments etc. In GCompris you will find many individual software packages which together make up the complete GCompris suite of activities. Unfortunately, it is difficult to follow and maintain them as each one offers different graphic interfaces which vary widely in quality. The purpose of GCompris is to provide a development platform for educational activities. GCompris is part of GNU project and is provided under GPLv3 license.

Minimal Hardware Ressources

  • Processor : Pentium 2 166Mhz
  • Memory (RAM) : 48 Mega Bytes
  • Operating system : GNU/Linux, BSD, MacOSX, Windows
  • Video : A 3D card is NOT required.

Manual / The user interface

Please have a look at the online manual in the GCompris Wiki: http://GCompris.net/wiki/Manual

You should find everything you need there.