Community Edition Install

Community Edition Install

Community Edition Install

Before we dive into the installation process, let's take a moment to understand what the Octeth Community Edition is. The Community Edition is the free version of the popular and enterprise-grade Octeth email marketing software. It offers a range of powerful features to help you manage your email campaigns effectively, albeit with some limitations compared to the full version. This edition is perfect for small businesses and individuals who want to experience the benefits of Octeth's email marketing tools without committing to the full suite. With the Octeth Community Edition, you can create, manage, and analyze your email campaigns while enjoying the reliability and efficiency of this industry-leading software.

Setting Up Your Octeth Client Account

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on installing the Octeth Community Edition! As an experienced technical writer, I am here to walk you through the entire process, ensuring you have a seamless experience while setting up this powerful email marketing software. The Octeth Community Edition is perfect for small businesses and individuals looking to manage their email campaigns efficiently and effectively and for free!

In this guide, we will cover two essential steps. First, we will show you how to create an Octeth Client Area account and initiate the Community Edition license. This account will be your gateway to managing your software and accessing valuable resources. The Octeth Client Area can be accessed at, and you can register for a free account at

To make the process even easier, we have recorded a detailed video tutorial that will guide you through the account creation and license initiation process. We highly recommend watching this video before proceeding with the installation, as it will provide you with valuable insights and tips to ensure a smooth experience.

Please watch the first video tutorial here:

Once you have successfully created your Octeth Client Area account and initiated the Community Edition license, you can proceed with the installation process.

Setting Up a VM and Installing Octeth Community Edition

Now that you have successfully created your Octeth Client Area account and initiated the Community Edition license, it's time to move on to the second part of our guide. In this section, we will focus on spinning up a small virtual machine (VM) for the Octeth Community Edition software and installing it on the server in less than 10 minutes.

Setting up a VM for your Octeth Community Edition license is crucial, as it ensures that your email marketing software runs smoothly and efficiently. This process may seem daunting, but don't worry - we have got you covered! To help you through this process, we have recorded a second video tutorial that demonstrates how to set up a VM and install the Octeth Community Edition software step by step.

Please watch the second video tutorial here:

By following the instructions in this video, you will be able to set up a VM for your Octeth Community Edition license and install the software on your server quickly and easily. Once the installation is complete, you can start exploring the powerful features of Octeth Community Edition and take your email marketing campaigns to the next level. Happy emailing!

Comparing Octeth Community Edition and Octeth: Key Differences

As you explore the world of Octeth email marketing software, you may be wondering about the differences between the Octeth Community Edition and the full Octeth Edition.

Both versions offer powerful features and tools to help you manage your email campaigns effectively, but there are some key distinctions that set them apart. To help you make an informed decision about which version is best suited for your needs, we have prepared a comparison table that highlights the main differences between the two editions.

Before diving into the comparison table, it's important to note that the Octeth Community Edition is a free version with limited capabilities, designed for small businesses and individuals who want to experience the benefits of Octeth's email marketing tools without committing to the full suite.

On the other hand, the Octeth is a comprehensive, enterprise-grade in-house email marketing solution that offers a more extensive range of features and capabilities, ideal for larger organizations and advanced email marketing campaigns.

Please refer to the comparison table below to better understand the differences between Octeth Community Edition and Octeth Edition:

Octeth Community Edition
User Accounts
Depends on license type
User Groups
Delivery Servers
Global Segments
Global Custom Fields
Subscriber Lists
Auto Responders
List Custom Fields
List Segments
Monthly Campaign Schedules
10 campaigns
Monthly Email Deliveries
100,000 emails

The Future of Octeth: Version Release Roadmap

As Octeth continues to evolve and improve, it's essential to stay informed about the latest updates and upcoming releases. To help you stay in the loop, we have created a version release roadmap that provides an overview of previous version releases, as well as the scheduled ones.

This roadmap allows you to see the progress and growth of Octeth's email marketing software and anticipate the exciting new features and improvements that are on the horizon.

The version release roadmap is an invaluable resource for both new and existing users, as it showcases Octeth's commitment to innovation and excellence in the email marketing industry. By staying up-to-date with the roadmap, you can ensure that you are always leveraging the latest features and capabilities of Octeth to maximize the success of your email campaigns.

VersionStatusRelease DateNotes

Jan 3rd, 2022


↳ v5.0.1

May 2nd, 2022


↳ v5.0.2

Aug 17th, 2022


↳ v5.0.3

Oct 3rd, 2022



Dec 26th, 2022


↳ v5.1.1

Mar 14th, 2023



Apr 22nd, 2024


↳ v5.5.1
Under Development

Jun 10th, 2024

Collecting User Feedback

In 2024 Q3

Collecting User Feedback

In 2025 Q1

We encourage you to check the roadmap regularly, as it will be updated with new information on upcoming releases and improvements. As Octeth continues to grow and develop, you can trust that our email marketing software will remain at the forefront of the industry, helping you achieve your marketing goals with ease and efficiency.


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