OX App Suite

Quick Installation Guide

To download and install the software, please use the following Installation Guides:

Installing the latest Updates for OX App Suite

To get the latest features and bugfixes for OX App Suite, you need to have a valid license. The following article explains how that can be done:

OX App Suite deployment tutorials

A complete guide of necessary tasks with a hardware and setup recommendation for different Open-Xchange Hosting environments:

Reporting Tool (Mandatory for Maintenance)

To receive maintenance in the future, the installation of the Open-Xchange Reporting Tool is mandatory. It documents the current state of your system installation. Furthermore, the tool runs a validity check for your current maintenance. Based on the reported detail information Open-Xchange will then be able to improve its own support and maintenance offerings for you. This article explains how that can be done:

Open-Xchange Additional Software

OX Guard

OX Guard is a fully integrated security add-on to OX App Suite that provides end users with a flexible email and file encryption solution. OX Guard is a highly scalable, multi server, feature rich solution that is so simple-to-use that end users will actually use it.

OX Text

OX Text, is a web-based word processor. Its main focus is on reducing the complexities of text editing while promoting collaborative document creation.

OX Spreadsheet

OX Spreadsheet is a cloud based spreadsheet product that can work with Microsoft Excel documents. You can also edit shared spreadsheets on various devices. OX Spreadsheet is the first browser-based spreadsheet application that reads and writes native Microsoft Excel files without loss of format or detail ("Round-trip editing").

OX Drive

The OX Drive client lets you store and share your photos, files, documents and videos, anytime, anywhere. Access any file you save to OX Drive from all your computers, iPhone, iPad or from within OX App Suite itself.

OX Mail

OX Mail is a companion app for OX App Suite and brings the power of OX App Suite web-based email to customer’s mobile devices. While providing all the normal mail functions of OX App Suite, OX Mail also combines your device and server side address books for more convenient mail handling. In addition, if the user has several email accounts (personal, work, social) he can select the unified inbox for a complete overview of all emails.

OX Sync

Connector for Business Mobility (ActiveSync)

Connector for Business Mobility enables you to securely manage emails, contacts, calendar and tasks on a mobile device. It is based on Microsoft Exchange Active Sync (EAS) standard (valid Open-Xchange license required).

Open-Xchange Contact Synchronization with CardDAV

The Mac OS X and iOS integration makes Open-Xchange contacts available to end users through their native applications.

Open-Xchange Calendar synchronization with CalDAV

The Mac OS X, iOS and Thunderbird Lightning integration makes Open-Xchange appointments available to end users through their native applications.

OX Sync App

OX Sync App is a native mobile phone app built specifically for smartphone users of Android, that also have a valid OX App Suite account. The app is designed to let users sync their OX App Suite Appointments, Tasks and Contacts environment directly from a native mobile phone client.

eM Client for OX App Suite

Open-Xchange’s eM Client for OX App Suite is a full-featured email client with a modern and easy-to-use interface for Windows users. In addition to user-friendly email functionality, this application offers several integrated features: a calendar, tasks and contacts. Additionally, eM Client for OX App Suite can be used offline with full OX App Suite synchronization.

Open-Xchange Updater

The Open-Xchange Updater is a software tool by Open-Xchange that installs the latest version of Open-Xchange client software on computers running Windows (valid Open-Xchange license required).

Connector for Microsoft Outlook

The Open-Xchange Connector for Microsoft Outlook® lets users keep their Outlook client even if the organization moves to an Open-Xchange Server. Users feel right at home working with their Outlook interface while in the background the Connector synchronizes E-Mails, Calendar, Contacts and Tasks, along with Public, Shared and System Folders. Real-time synchronization enables fast response times, so teams can work as efficiently as possible (valid Open-Xchange license required).

Microsoft Outlook® Uploader

Open-Xchange provides Open-Xchange Microsoft Outlook® Uploader (short: OXUploader), a migration tool to export data from Microsoft Outlook® or from a Microsoft Exchange Server® to the Open-Xchange Server.

OX APS package for Odins Service Automation System and Plesk Panel

Odins Service Automation (OSA) is an operations support system (OSS) for service providers, who want to differentiate their offerings in order to reduce customer churn and attract new customers. Additional, the APS package adds a high performance, best in class email service to Odins Plesk Panel customers.

OX APS 2.0 package for Odin Service Automation

Service Automation provides a single, centralized management console for managing offer and delivery of cloud services, and supports multiple tiers of service resellers with customizable white-labeled customer facing websites to initiate ordering and provisioning.

Service Automation provides access to all of the resources inside a service provider’s data center associated with cloud service offerings. The APS package adds a high performance, best in class email service to Odin's customers.

Attention: This APS 2.0 package is only for the Open-Xchange own OX as a Service platform or similar respective compatible deployments or copies of this platform.

Dovecot Anti-Abuse Shield

Dovecot Anti-Abuse Shield is included along with Dovecot Pro, but works with both Dovecot Pro and OX App Suite as a component to protect against login/authentication abuse. Anti-Abuse Shield runs on a cluster of servers, and integrates with both OX App Suite and Dovecot to detect abuse, brute force attacks and also to enforce common authentication/authorization policies across the platform.

Open-Xchange Additional Tools and Configurations

Automated Deployment with Chef

For an automated deployment of our software have a look at our

Open-Xchange Document Viewer

The OX Document Viewer will choose the best preview format depending on the users device on the OX App Suite Web Interface (valid Open-Xchange license required).

Open-Xchange Presenter

OX Presenter allows for local and remote presentations of presentation documents (valid Open-Xchange license required).


Multiple Open-Xchange servers can form a cluster with inter-OX-communication over a network.

HTTP based Connector via Grizzly

OX App Suite offers a second HTTP based connector for the communication between the HTTP server and the backend. This new connector is based on Oracle's Project Grizzly - a NIO and Web framework.

LDAP Contact Storage

Open-Xchange provides a new LDAP Contact Storage Integration Bundle. The new solution is available together with the current LDAP bundle.

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