OrangeHRM Inc. is an HR software company based in Secaucus, New Jersey. The company has developed a human resources management solution (HRIS). The company offers an open-source, professional, & enterprise solution. The open-source solution is free while the professional and enterprise solutions are advanced hosted solutions (SaaS). OrangeHRM is released under the GNU General Public License.

The company was established in 2005. Their first beta release, in January 2006, was the first ever open source HRIS. Today the solution has more than 3 million users and the company has partners in the US, Europe, and Asia.

The architecture of the application targets startups, SMB, & enterprise organizations. OrangeHRM’s professional & enterprise solutions offer many different modules, such as, personnel information management (PIM), leave & time off management, time & attendance management, recruiting & onboarding, performance & training, travel & expense tracker, employment compliance, disciplinary tracking, orange app, and other HR management tools.


  • Kubernetes 1.4+ with Beta APIs enabled
  • PV provisioner support in the underlying infrastructure


OrangeHRM Open Source is a free and open source HR software that offers a wealth of modules to suit the needs of your business. This widely-used HR management system is feature-rich, intuitive and provides an essential HR management platform along with free documentation and access to a broad community of users

Modules provided with OrangeHRM Open Source include:

System Administration

The System Administration module offers centralized control to your HR Manager or other personnel to carry out basic HR functions. Define your organizational structure or your pay scale with this module. Work in a secure environment to manage core information and business projects or address security issues such as user rights and permissions.

Personnel Information Management (PIM)

As a centralized employee database, the Personal Information Management (PIM) gives you the capability to easily and productively store and utilize all aspects of your employee information.

Leave /Time off Management

Using web-enabled and self-service concepts, management of vacation and leave requests was never easier. This integrated module enables online processing of requests and approval for leave and vacation time. Significantly streamline all your leave-related procedures‚ eliminate paperwork and reduce scheduling hassles with this module

Time & Attendance Management

Eliminate paperwork and manual management of attendance and project timekeeping with this sophisticated HR module. The Time and Attendance Management module automates your timekeeping-related processes while minimizing attendance policy errors. Enhance organizational performance and keep your labor and workforce data effectively organized.


The Recruitment module gives HR professionals a comprehensive solution for the entire recruitment cycle. Effectively streamline your applicant tracking process from job vacancy to hire.


Assessment of job performance and communication of critical business expectations is essential for any business. The Performance module of OrangeHRM Open Source simplifies this vital process through the creation of employment reviews and self- assessments.

Employee Self Service

Employee self-service (ESS) is a powerful module that provides employees access to pertinent information through a web-enabled PC without involving HR staff. Subject to your information and security policies, employees can view and update personal information, providing tremendous time and cost savings. The functionality of this module spans the entire system‚ making information available anywhere‚ anytime.


The Dashboard module integrates information from multiple modules into a unified display. The module gives you a clean, user-friendly interface with real-time trend graphs, lists of pending HR tasks, quick launch panel and reporting.



  • OrangeHRM delivers the solution in the following editions:
  • OrangeHRM Open-Source
  • OrangeHRM Professional
  • OrangeHRM Enterprise


  • OrangeHRM provides the following modules:
  • Personal Information Management (PIM)
  • System Administration & User Roles
  • Leave & Time Off Management
  • Time & Attendance Management
  • Recruiting & Onboarding (including Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Performance & Training
  • Travel & Expense Tracker
  • Employment Compliance
  • Discipline Tracker
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Document Manager
  • Orange App
  • Custom Modules are also available.



Companies can request for any customization in the application to suit their requirements. OrangeHRM has customized the HR software for thousands of organizations.


OrangeHRM offers four different levels of support: Starter, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.


OrangeHRM provides online and onsite training in HR management techniques and the HRIS. OrangeHRM online training is conducted via Cisco’s Webex, which allows small training groups to participate from any location. OrangeHRM On-site be conducted at any location upon request. This training targets large groups of trainees. Individuals who successfully complete the training session and sit for the examination are awarded a certificate of ‘OrangeHRM Certified Administrator’.

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