LimeSurvey is a Free and Open Source Software to create surveys.

Type: FOSS, feedback

Lime Survey is available in more than 50 languages and offers several question types, integration of pictures and movies into the survey, printable survey version for face-to-face interventions, privacy settings, export and export functions and basic graphical analysis of the data, among other features. Since it is a community-driven development, it is open to new features that are constantly being implemented and updated. The most popular commercial alternative to this program is Survey Monkey.


  • Unlimited number of surveys at the same time
  • Unlimited number of questions in a survey (only limited by your database)
  • Multi-lingual surveys
  • User-management
  • 28 different question types
  • WYSIWYG HTML editor
  • Integration of pictures and movies into a survey
  • Creation of a printable survey version
  • Conditions for questions depending on earlier answers (Skip Logic / Branching)
  • Re-usable editable answer sets
  • Ready-made importable questions
  • Assessment surveys
  • Anonymous and Not-Anonymous survey
  • Open and closed group of participant surveys
  • Sending of invitations, reminders and tokens by email
  • Option for participants to buffer answers to continue survey at a later time
  • Cookie or session based surveys
  • Template editor for creating your own page layout
  • Extended and user-friendly administration interface
  • Back-office data entry possibility
  • Survey expiry dates for automation
  • Enhanced import and export functions to text, CSV, PDF, SPSS, R, queXML and MS Excel format
  • Basic statistical and graphical analysis with export facility
  • Screen Reader Accessiblity
  • W3C compliance
  • Supporting more than 50 different languages in frontend and backend
  • Third-party modules to connect LimeSurvey to Wordpress (SurveyPress) and Drupal (LimeSurvey Sync)