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Repositories in Moodle enable users to upload files, access previously uploaded files and to easily bring content into Moodle from external repositories, such as Flickr or Google Docs. Enabled repositories are available in the File picker.

Standard repositories

Repositories enabled by default

  • Upload a file - you use this for browsing for and uploading a file from your computer or USB.
  • Server files - this give access to files elsewhere on Moodle according to your permissions.
  • Recent files - the last 50 files you have uploaded, according to the context.
  • Private files - your own personal storage area for files.
  • Youtube videos - search for and display Youtube videos
  • URL downloader - download files, images from a particular URL
  • Wikimedia - search for and display media from Wikimedia

Additional repositories may be enabled by a site administrator

  • Google Docs - bring files from your Google docs account
  • Flickr public - search for and display images from Flickr
  • Flickr - search for and display images from your personal Flickr account
  • Picasa web album - search for and display images from your Picasa account
  • Alfresco - link to or copy files from Alfresco into Moodle
  • Amazon S3
  • - bring files in from your account
  • Dropbox - bring files in from Dropbox
  • File system - access files uploaded to a folder on your server (by, eg FTP)
  • Legacy course files - use the old system from 1.9 of "course files"
  • - bring resources in from
  • WebDAV -bring in files using webdav
  • EQUELLA - link to files in an EQUELLA installation
  • PoodLL repository - record audio or video directly into your Moodle HTML areas

Repositories in Moodle 2.0 video:


See also