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Camel is an open source integration framework that empowers you to quickly and easily integrate various systems consuming or producing data.

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Packed with functionality

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Based on Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP) to help you solve your integration problem by applying best practices out of the box. Camel supports most of the Enterprise Integration Patterns from the excellent book by Gregor Hohpe and Bobby Woolf, and newer integration patterns from microservice architectures.

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Packed with several hundred components that are used to access databases, message queues, APIs or basically anything under the sun. Helping you integrate with everything.

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Runs everywhere: Standalone, embedded as a library within Spring Boot, Quarkus, Application Servers, and in the clouds.

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Data Formats

Camel supports around 50 data formats, allowing to translate messages in multiple formats, and with support from industry standard formats from finance, telco, health-care, and more.

Apache Camel Projects


Camel K

Apache Camel K runs natively on Kubernetes.



Apache Camel is the Swiss knife of integration.



Apache Camel Quarkus runs Camel on Quarkus.



Apache Camel Kafka Connector embeds Camel within Kafka Connect.

CamelSpring Boot

Spring Boot

Apache Camel Spring Boot runs Camel on Spring Boot.



Apache Camel Karaf runs Camel in OSGi container using Apache Karaf.

Apache & OpenSource

20 years of Apache Software foundation

Camel is your project!

Camel is an Apache Software Foundation project, available under the Apache v2 license. It’s a complete open community, always listening to proposals and comments.

Sources, mailing lists, issue tracker: it’s fully open, you can access directly.

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