Version: 1.8.23
Required minimum memory: 256MB
Last updated 9 Sep 2022

Recent Changes

  • Update FreeScout to 1.8.23

  • Full changelog

  • Show bell icon in the subject of conversations you are following.

  • Automatically follow a conversation when replying to a conversation assigned to someone else.

  • Preserve column sorting when using conversations navigation (#2191)

  • Fix searching conversations by number.

  • Fix searching convesations in the Merge dialog window.

FreeScout is the super lightweight free open source help desk and shared inbox written in PHP7. It is a self hosted clone of HelpScout. Now you can enjoy free Zendesk & Help Scout without giving up privacy or locking you into a service you don't control.

Cloudron user-management is supported through the paid LDAP module.


FreeScout is the perfect helpdesk solution for those who need to provide a professional customer support, but who can not afford to pay for Zendesk or Help Scout.

  • No limitations on the number of users, tickets, etc.
  • 100% Mobile-friendly.
  • Multilingual (English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, German, Spanish, Swedish).
  • Seamless email integration.
  • Starred conversations.
  • Push notifications.
  • Following a conversation.
  • Auto reply.
  • Saved replies.
  • Notes.
  • Email commands.
  • Forwarding conversations.
  • Moving conversations between mailboxes.
  • Sending new conversations to multiple recipients at once.
  • Pasting screenshots from the clipboard into the reply area.
  • Satisfaction Ratings.
  • Configuring notifications on a per user basis.
  • Open tracking.
  • Tags.
  • Editing / hiding threads.
  • Search.
  • Spam filter.
  • Slack integration.
  • Translating tickets.
  • Time tracking.
  • Custom fields.
  • White-labeling.
  • Custom folders.
  • Workflows & SLA.
  • Telegram Notifications.

Install FreeScout in a few minutes on your server with Cloudron. To install Cloudron first, follow our setup steps.