DOCman - Document & Download Manager

Are you still using Joomla 1.5 or Joomla 1.6? DOCman 1.x is a document and download management solution for Joomla 1.5 and Joomla 1.6. DOCman makes offering downloadable documents on your Joomla site a breeze.

Manage documents across multiple categories and subcategories, give users permission to upload, download or edit documents, store documents locally or remotely, and prevent direct linking using the built-in anti-leech system.

All from an intuitive and simple to use administration interface.

I'm using DOCman since 2009 and I can say that it's the best file manager for Joomla. Support is amazing too.


Key Features

Nested Categories

Organize your documents across infinite categories and subcategories.

Advanced Permissions

Easily set default guest, frontend, document, and creator permissions and even fine-tuned permissions on a document level. DOCman's permissions system gives you full control over who can access, edit, manage and download documents.

Store Files Anywhere

Files can be stored locally on your own server or you can easily link to files stored on a remote server. Perfect if you are running an intranet.

Download Statistics

You can display a download counter per document. All downloads are also being logged (by user, IP, browser, date and hour) to give you full overview of what is happening with your documents.

Integrated Search

Documents can be searched by name and/or description. The search system integrates with Joomla using an optional Plugin.

Protect Your Files

The built-in anti-leech system avoids direct linking to documents. Real paths to documents are never displayed to users.

Flexible Themes

Change the look and feel of your document repository using our flexible themeing system. Easily create your own themes to match the look and feel of your site.

Easy Document Linking

Easily insert links to your document into articles using our DOClink editor plugin. Browse to the file, select and insert it.

Language Translations

DOCman is currently available in many languages. See our current list of translations.


DOCman Populate

Batch import thousands of documents with just a few clicks. Also supports crontabs for automated zero-interaction imports.

DOCman Thumbs

Automatically generate thumbnails for all your images and a whole range of file formats in DOCman.

DOCman Notify

Get notification emails whenever documents are uploaded or edited.