Release Notes 2.5

This Reference application 2.5 is built on OpenMRS Platform version 2.0.1, and as a result, requires Java 8. This platform version includes a lot of bug fixes and improvement from the previous versions.
Check Platform Release Notes 2.0.1 for some of the bug fixes 

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Introducing Reference Application 2.5

we introduce Reference Application 2.5 to the community. Reference Application 2.5 besides  2.4 which includes a release of the OpenMRSVersion 1.11.6, includes the latest OpenMRSVersion 2.0.1


 Highlights of Reference Application 2.5:

  • 39 modules
  • OpenMRS platform 2.0.1
  • Several bug fixes

Release date: 09 November 2016

Release Manager: tadeo taremwa



Appreciation goes to all module owners and maintainers who tirelessly contributed to this Reference Application 2.5 especially at a point when most modules had to be upgraded to meet the compatibility requirements with OpenMRS platform 2.0 .

Great thanks to the Release management team Daniel Kayiwa , Darius Jazayeri , Burke Mamlin , James deGraft-Johnson and Sri Maurya Kummamuru who were available whenever need arose.
Great thanks also go to Jamie Thomas for always updating on project management meetings and to the whole OpenMRS team for the support towards the release of Reference Application 2.5

Modules included in the release:

S.NoModuleVersion in Reference Application 2.5
1Admin UI1.2
2Allergy UI1.6
3App Framework2.9
4App UI1.7
5Appointment Scheduling Module1.7.0
6Appointment Scheduling UI Module1.4.0
9Chart Search Module2.0
10Core Apps1.11.1
11Data Exchange1.3.2
12EMR API1.18
15Form Entry App1.3
16HTML Form Entry3.3.0
17HTML Form Entry Extensions for OpenMRS 1.91.7
18HTML Form Entry UI Framework Integration1.6.1
19HTML Widgets1.7.2
20ID Generation4.4.0
21Metadata Deploy1.7
22Metadata Mapping1.2.1
23Metadata Sharing1.2.2
24Provider Management2.5.0
25Reference Application (RA)2.5
26Reference Demo Data (optional)1.4.3
27Reference Metadata2.5
28Registration App1.6
29Registration Core1.6
31Reporting REST1.6
32Rest Web Services2.16
33Serialization Xstream0.2.12
34UI Commons2.1
35UI Library2.0.4
36UI Framework3.9
37Reporting compatibility2.0.2
38legacy ui1.2.3


The closed issues in Reference Application Modules  - JIRA issues accepted
Download OpenMRS 2.5 here: 
You can take a look at the implementer documentation here. 
You also find the demo for the Reference application at:
User either of the credentials below depending on what you would need to experience: