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GCompris is a high quality 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.

  • computer discovery: keyboard, mouse, different mouse gestures, ...
  • arithmetic: table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror image, ...
  • science: the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric simulation ...
  • geography: place the country on the map
  • games: chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku ...
  • reading: reading practice
  • other: learn to tell time, puzzle of famous paintings, vector drawing, cartoon making, ...

Currently GCompris offers in excess of 100 activities and more are being developed. GCompris is free software, that means that you can adapt it to your own needs, improve it and, most importantly, share it with children everywhere.

Latest news

Release 14.07

Major fixes

  • In 'play_rhythm' activity fixed black background issue, this activity was not usable.


  • fixed confusion around translator context in geography fixed several typo in english
  • memory*, more appropriate difficulty level
  • Added new standard desktop file gcompris.appdata

Translation update

  • Updated Brazilian Portuguese translation by Rafael Ferreira
  • Updated Czech translation by Marek Černocký
  • Updated Scottish Gaelic translation by GunChleoc
  • Updated Greek translation by Yannis Kaskamanidis
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