Access to Studio Editor

Course creation requires access to the edX editing software called Studio. This is available online from the edX host on port 18010. What does that mean in practice?

It means that those who has an edX account with a provider, say at Oslo Metropolitan University, may launch the Studio editor inside their web browser by pointing the browser to


You will then need to log in with your user ID (an email address) and a password. How do you obtain an account?

  • Participants who are part of the IN:CODE network that is organized by Oslo Metropolitan University will get temporary access to Studio through OsloMet from March till June 2018. Other participants need to organize their own access.
  • A few commercial Open edX providers offer learners free trial access to edX Studio. Join StudioX (free) and see the page Access to edX Studio for details.
  • Institutions with the necessary digital skills may download and manage the edX platform for free.
  • In general it is useful to be familiar with Open edX Installers at BITNAMI for details.