Document Management

This is how your organization stores, manages and tracks its electronic documents. This is the software that controls and organizes documents throughout an organization. Document management systems commonly provide storage, versioning, metadata, security, as well as indexing and retrieval capabilities.

Sensenet ECM has a robust document management capabilities that enable you to get the most out of your digital work environment. For many companies, the focus of document management is on the storage and organization of documents. They want to be able to store documents in a secure and organized way that still allows content to be found easily. See where our open source sensenet ECM helps digital transformation in your document management issues:

Version control
Users can automatically track major and minor versions of documents. They can compare different versions in version history and roll-back a prior version in case of an error or premature release.

Office integration
Documents in sensenet ECM document libraries can be managed directly from Microsoft Office, without opening a browser. Sensenet ECM behaves as SharePoint to Microsoft Office.

Shared drive replacement
Documents in sensenet ECM document libraries can be managed from a simple file management tool (like Windows Explorer or Total Commander) without opening a browser, just like accessing a shared drive but all the extra features.

Business rules on document libraries
Workflows can be assigned to lists and document libraries to manage contents. Users can add custom workflows to extend the built-in ones.

Document preview
View virtually any kind of document in a browser, without having to download them and open a client application, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Acrobat, etc. Add highlights, annotations and redact sensitive information in the browser. Control sensitive information with permissions. Users may be allowed to view documents only with redations (areas covered in black, burned into the preview image in an irremovable way), with watermarks or in full.


Check-in/check-out and locking, to coordinate the simultaneous editing of a document so one person’s changes don’t overwrite another’s.

Would you like to see more details? Check more features in our docs&help section.