EDocman - Joomla Download Manager - Documents Management

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EDocman is the leading document and files download manager extension for Joomla. Building on top of Joomla Access Control Level System (ACL) feature, Edocman gives you a very powerful, flexible permission system which you can use to control who can access, download, manage  your documents from both front-end and back-end of Joomla site.

Edocman also has feature to search for text inside uploaded files. Indexing happens automatically on our servers on upload with PDF, Microsoft Office documents.

Created Date Sep 06, 2010
Joomla version Joomla 3.0
Support 12 months
Current Version 1.11.2
Last Updated Date Dec 10, 2018

Edocman Software With Flexible features

Clean, Responsive Layouts

Beautiful frontend

EDocman has a nice, clean, attractive theme with different layouts to display documents, categories in your system.

Access Inheritance

Access Inheritance

EDOCman makes full use of the Joomla permission system. You do not need to set access permissions for each document and/or category. Access levels are inherited.

PDF indexing

PDF indexing

Edocman can read and store content of PDF files, those content can be used in Edocman and Joomla Search tools.

File Upload With Drag & Drop

File Upload With Drag & Drop

You can upload multiple files at once or upload remote files from a URL. The file uploader has a built-in drag and drop area.

Bulk Import

Bulk Import & Batch Upload

Allow import all documents from a folder/directory into EDocman just with one click. You are also able to upload files at once or upload remote files from a URL. The file uploader has a built-in drag and drop area.

Emails Notification System

Emails Notification System

Ability to send notification emails to administrator when new documents uploaded, and to users when private document is assigned to them.



Documents can be viewed in the browser itself or with Google Viewer when supported.

Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3 integration

3rd storages integration

Storing documents on Dropbox and Amazon storages to reduce your hosting usage. And it's easy to connect Edocman with your Dropbox and Amazon account.

Hierarchical folder structure

Hierarchical folder structure

EDocman allows you to put your files in a hierarchical directories.

Documents Management

Documents Management

Easily create a list of downloadable documents for your site users using the build-in list and table layouts.

Nested Categories

Nested Categories

EDocman allows you to organize your documents cross infinite Categories and Sub Categories.

Frontend Upload

Frontend Upload

Edocman offers a simple way to allow users to submit documents from the frontend with integrated notification support.

Multiple languages

Multiple languages

Edocman supports Joomla Multiple languages, and it has build in translation tool.

Modules and Plugins

Modules and Plugins

A lot modules and plugins are included in Edocman package like Categories listing, Top list documents, Search module, Content Edocman link etc.



Intelligent Joomla core SEF router generate friendly urls without having to use any third party SEF extension, You can set meta data (meta keywords, meta description) for each category and document.

Download & Logs

Download & Logs

Edocman supports direct download or sending download link to user . You are also able to collect User data before they can download documents

Compatible with Joomla 3 & 4, Bootstrap 2 & 3 & 4


Edocman compatible with Joomla 3 & 4 alpha, it also works well with Bootstrap versions: 2 & 3 & 4

DOCman to EDOCMAN migration

DOCman to EDOCMAN migration

EDOCMAN provides the functionality to import data from DOCman extension.

Those Are Just A Few Main Features, There Are Plenty More


  • Compatible Joomla 3 & 4

  • Unlimited data
  • Each document can be assigned to one or different categories

  • You can control who can view Documents via access property of the document

  • You can control who can view Downloads, Edit, Delete, Publish, Unpublish the document

  • You can assign document to one (or several users) and only the selected users

  • Each document will be associated with uploaded file on create document form or choose from list of available files locally or remote server

  • Permission can be setup in Component Level, Category Level or Document Level

  • Permission of the component will be inherited from Joomla ACL

  • Permission of the category will be inherited from the component ACL Setting

  • Permission of the child-category will be inherited from it's parent category ACL Setting

  • Permission of the document will be inherited from the main category

  • Document Lock status

  • Documents can be viewed in the browser itself or with Google Viewer when supported

  • Support Media player with file types: Flv, Mp4, Mp3, Ogg and Ogv


  • Categories page to display list of categories (and sub-categories)

  • Category page to display list of documents of a category in different layouts

  • Support both Twitter Bootstrap 2 & 3 & 4.

  • Microdata is added to documents to help search engines better understand the presented information.


  • Allowing you to see who downloaded your documents, user's IP, user's web browser, download date


  • Bulk Import

  • Simple Upload

  • Drag & Drop Upload

  • Third party storages supported like Dropbox, Amazon S3 ..


  • Sh404sef plugin

  • JComments integration

  • DOCman migration tool

  • Membership extensions ingration


  • Categories Listing

  • Categories tree list

  • Search module

  • Top Hits Documents

  • Top Downloaded Documents

  • Newest Documents

  • Document tags

  • Search module

  • Ajax search module

  • Document titles slider

  • Documents calendar

  • Search plugin

  • Indexer plugin allows indexing content of PDF and MsWord documents and make it searchable

  • Joomla Smart Search plugin

  • EDOCman content plugin

  • Gallery

  • Downloads limit

  • EDOCman Xtd Editors plugin
  • EDOCman Dropbox plugin
  • EDOCman Amazon plugin


  • Rss feed

  • Social sharing

  • Share document

  • Microdata

  • Build in translation function

  • Support GDPR

Version 1.11.2 Released on 10th December 2018

  • Add Creator filtering in Documents management page (Back-end side)
  • Fix "Missing file" issue when turning on Edocman Dropbox plugin
  • Fix Amazon S3 plugin issue

Version 1.11.1 Released on 1st December 2018

  • Add layout to list categories in table
  • Add configure options to setup columns in Grid view of Default layout

Version 1.11.0 Released on 19th November 2018

  • Add Ajax upload function at front-end side
  • Add Sort function in User documents layout
  • Improve UI on Documents table, Document grid and Document details layouts
  • Add option to delete folder of category when it is removed
  • Add option to show Error 404 when the physical file of document isn't exists
  • Fix issue on showing number main categories per row

Version 1.10.1 Released on 1st November 2018

  • Add Downloads limit plugin
  • Add Categories tree module
  • Add Configure option to choose List/Grid style of Default layout
  • Show "missing file" icons in documents list

Version 1.9.14 Released on 15th October 2018

  • Improve Documents column layout
  • Fix Edocman - Joomla Search plugin to add document photo into search result
  • Adjust Edocman category, document modification layouts

Version 1.9.12 Released on 25th September 2018

  • Fix issue happens when saving document. The cause from Edocman Notification plugin

Version 1.9.11 Released on 20th September 2018

  • Add option to allow user to exclude their email out of (new document uploaded/ document updated) notification emails
  • Add Tags cloud module
  • Improve Edocman documents module
  • Add option to increase Version of Edocman documents
  • Retouch Edocman Configuration page
  • Fix Access permission issue (1.9.10)

Version 1.9.10 Released on 1st September 2018

  • Improve access level to Categories and Documents
  • Add Document gallery

Version 1.9.9 Released on 8th August 2018

  • Integrate with Google Drive
  • Add Related documents

Version 1.9.8 Released on 24th July 2018

  • Improve Documents Columns layout
  • Update document location when changing document category
  • Add View option in plugin: Edocman Content link and Edocman Editors-Xtd
  • Fix issue on Edocman Acymailing plugin

Version 1.9.7 Released on 29th June 2018

  • Add option to allow user to view document through Google Viewer on any download permissions
  • Add feature to search categories from Back-end side with any child levels

Version 1.9.6 Released on 15th June 2018

  • Improve layouts
  • Add Privacy checkbox in Document Download collect information
  • Add configure option to show/hide Category in Document details
  • Add configure option to limit description of categories, documents in listing pages

Version 1.9.5 Released on 3rd May 2018

  • Compatible with Joomla 4 Alpha
  • Compatible with Bootstrap 2 & 3 & 4
  • Improving Back-end layout

Version 1.9.4 Released on 4th April 2018

  • Add Edocman Calendar module
  • Add Document owner group
  • Showing Expired label in Documents management
  • Show/hide Download and View buttons in specific categories
  • Add option to assign uploader as owner automatically
  • New more Edocman configure options
  • Add [DOCUMENT_TITLE] tag into all email's subjects

Version 1.9.3 Released on 6th March 2018

  • Add AcyMailing plugin
  • Improve Edocman notification plugin to add option to allow administrator to send only published documents
  • Add Auto Approval field for category

Version 1.9.2 Released on 17th January 2018

  • Add Back-end module Edocman stats to show latest documents, most popular and most downloaded documents with number available categories, documents in Edocman system
  • Add parameter into Amazon S3 plugin to allow you to enter location of your Bucket
  • Add layout to list documents in alphabetical in Edocman documents module
  • Fix Default license issue
  • Fix issue Showing unpublished document at front-end side
  • Fix Joomla Edocman Search plugin when it returns "End publishing" documents in Result page
  • Fix issue on Modal Login to Download
  • Fix Title Slider module issue
  • Fix Sef issue when viewing document

Version 1.9.1 Released on 21th November 2017

  • Add "Updated" indicator
  • Add language constants for configure options in Configuration page
  • Fix Delete Own permission issue

Version 1.9.0 Released on 26th October 2017

  • Instroduce Document Locked function
  • Add Media player functions to Document types: FLV, MP4, MP3, OGG, OGV
  • Add Configure option to force user to Accept license before downloading document
  • Showing Category, Document thumbnail images when modifying at Back-end side
  • Improve User documents interface to a responsive layout
  • Add Configure option to open External links in new  or current windows

Version 1.8.9 Released on 2nd October 2017

  • Improve Edocman Dropbox plugin to work with Dropbox API V2
  • Add Falang Elements for Edocman
  • Improve Edocman Category and Document modification layout
  • Improve Edocman documents

Version 1.8.8 Released on 11th September 2017

  • Add Sh404sef Ext plugin for Edocman
  • Add Category name of documents in Search result
  • Add File extensions filtering for Edocman Search module

Version 1.8.6 Released on 16th August 2017

  • Add Filter Categories module - http://edocmandocs.ext4joomla.com/modules-plugins/edocman-filter-categories
  • Add Batch function at Documents list (Back-end side) to allow administrator to assign Additional Categories for document(s)
  • Improve Edocman Smart search plugin to allow to search through Indexed content
  • Improve Edocman Indexer plugin to allow it to index .docx files
  • Fix issue on One time Download Collection

Version 1.8.5 Released on 10th July 2017

  • Add Amazon S3 plugin to allow you to store documents on Amazon storage

Version 1.8.4 Released on 6th July 2017

  • Fix Edocman auto update and latest version alert issue

Version 1.8.3 Released on 6th June 2017

  • 1. Update file size after replacing file
  • 2. Add Sef optimize function
  • 3. Fully compatible with Bootstrap 2 and Bootstrap 3
  • 4. One time entering Name and Email/ download documents many times

Version 1.8.2 Released on 24th April 2017

  • Improve Edocman Categories module to allow administrator to select parent category
  • Fix issue on Edocman Documents (Latest documents showing)
  • Fix issue on Edocman xtd plugin

Version 1.8.1 Released on 14th March 2017

Featured Added

  • Add orphan documents filter in documents listing  (Back-end side)
  • Add configure option to sort documents by file size (beside title, description and Id as current)
  • Add Text message configure option to show at top of the Document upload form
  • Confirmation before saving document at front-end
  • Custom CSS modifying
  • Improve Documents module
  • Fix issue on Edit own permission

Version 1.8.0 Released on 6th January 2017

Featured Added

  • Add Delete Own permission
  • Add Document history
  • Improve document information in case the document is stored in different server
  • Various minor issues fixed

Version 1.7.9 Released on 10th November 2016

Featured Added

  • Login to download
  • Replace picture icons by IcoMoon Css


  • Search function through document tags
  • Google Viewer


Version 1.7.7 Released on 18th August 2016

Featured Added

Update new Edocman version from Back-end of your site directly.


Version 1.7.6 Released on 18th August 2016

Featured Added

  1. Documents can be viewed in the browser itself or with Google Viewer when supported. Visit demo here
  2. Microdata is added to documents to help search engines better understand the presented information.
  3. Improve Documents Table layout. Visit demo here


Version 1.7.5 Released on 9th May 2016

Featured Added

  1. Joomla 3.5.x and PHP7 compatible
  2. Orphan documents removing
  3. Quick moving Category in Documents list
  4. Search module improvement

Issue fixed

  1. Edocman Notification plugin - plug_edocman_notification.zip

Version 1.7.4 - Released on 16th February 2015

1. Slider module added
2. Migrate data from Docman to Edocman extension
3. Quick move button in Documents Management page
4. Jcomment plugin added
5. Add "Disable sending Notification with Assigned documents" option for plugin plug_edocman_notification.zip

Version 1.7.3 - Released on 6th January 2015

- Add document version
- Add document view url
- Add Dropbox integration plugin
- Add Modified date in Documents listing
- Reset Download logs after updating document
- Issue fixed: Tag searching

Version 1.7.2 - Released on 23th November 2015

1. Edit document at front-end: Allow user to select License
2. Show PDF Indexed content at document modification at Back-end
3. Allow administrator to re-index PDF documents
4. Default license at front-end
6. Fix security bugs at Front-end side
7. Add Module class suffix for Categories, Documents listing and Search modules
8. Add Joomla 3.x submenu style
9. Fix minor issue with ACL in Joomla Search plugin

Version 1.7.1 - Released on 26th October 2015

=========== Add =============

1. Documents Drag & Drop Ordering.

2. Content  plugin - Edocman link

=========== Improve =============

1. ACL based on category settings

2. Categories listing module

3. Display save button if there is create permission

4. Store modified time on saving document

5. ACL based on category settings

When should you contact us?

  • Are you interested in this our extension and want to send pre-sales questions?
  • Do you need the technical supports?
  • Would you like to suggest features / require custom works?
  • Or any other reasons that you want to contact us?

How do you contact us?

  • Post questions in Forum
  • Login to your account and submit a support ticket to Edocman
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