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New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July. 20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


Rapid authoring tools are the prompt solution that most e-content developers adopt to cater to these increasing needs. Articulate Storyline is a rapid authoring tool that has fast garnered popularity within a year of its launch in early 2012.

eLearn Authoring Round-Up

Learning Developments

As my organization selects an LMS and gears up for web based training, I've been looking at a variety of authoring tools for online training. I was naive enough to think that tool existed that would have everything I want. Such a tool does not exist yet. However, there are several tools on the market that have a lot to offer. For this post I tool a look at the following products: SoftChalk Articulate Lectora Captivate My Findings.

eLearn Authoring Round-Up

Learning Developments

As my organization selects an LMS and gears up for web based training, I've been looking at a variety of authoring tools for online training. I was naive enough to think that tool existed that would have everything I want. Such a tool does not exist yet. However, there are several tools on the market that have a lot to offer. With the release of Captivate 4, Lectora and Captivate have become very similar products.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

Articulate 360 has many tools available to assist you in crafting your interactions, and in encouraging your learners to interact with their computer screens. Working directly on your iPad’s screen with annotation tools on a series of PDFs.

Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

eLearning 24-7

I wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. If they are unfamiliar with the size and scope of the authoring tool market as many people are, then it makes sense to do what others do – and buy the well known brands. When people think authoring tools, three products typically come to mind.

14 eLearning Templates Too Good to Pass Up

eLearning Brothers

That’s probably because we give you the source files to our templates in all the major authoring tools such as, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, and more! Available in HTML5, Storyline, Quizmaker, XML, Flash and other formats.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint’s designed as a presentation tool. They’re Just Tools That Build Multimedia. Vendors design tools with features. But if you can step away from what the vendor calls the product and how they present the features, you’ll learn to get more value out of the tools.

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Dan defines microinteractions , as the smallest details that delight customers and keep them coming back to the software, or the app, or the web page, or a particular smartphone or tablet, or even the physical appliances we use every day. The New Articulate Studio ’13.

5 Reasons Why I Decided to Buy Articulate Studio 09

eLearning Blender

I went into this just hoping to eliminate the steps I was taking to convert my power point into a Captivate file but got more than I was expecting with Quizmaker and Engage. I was expecting these tools to speed up development but I was not expecting the quality results. Before diving into this I thought these tools were just for cookie cutter eLearning and not as flexible as you see in the Screenr videos here and here and here.

5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

Rapid eLearning

And from a production standpoint, it’s really easy to build and manage. I think you’ll agree that while PowerPoint’s not going to give you the programming options that you’d get in Flash or Storyline , it still is a very capable tool and does allow for effective elearning.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed


Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 4,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 30 product categories. This year, 100 individual products and solutions are being named as finalists — up from 89 in 2014. Given the high volume of votes and the number of nominated products, every one of these solution providers should be proud to be voted as best-in-class by their customers,” adds Catherine Upton, Group Publisher, Elearning!

First Impressions: Snap! vs. Articulate

E-learning Uncovered

This morning, Trivantis announced the launch of their new product, Snap! by Lectora , a PowerPoint plug-in authoring tool similar to Articulate. For the most part, it’s a “me-too&# product that functions similarly to other tools in the marketplace. These products and services have just a few subtle differences, but to some folks, those differences are critical. Both tools are racing to be iPhone/iPad friendly. tools

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM


The authoring tools that are used to create SCORM files are not a million miles away from the structure that PowerPoint uses so you won’t need to rethink the structure too much. So let’s look at a couple of tools that allow you to achieve this. Authoring tools.


Avoid the Curse of the Frankencourse

Rapid eLearning

In fact, her product was less elearning course more Rapid E-Learning Blog museum. Tools within Tools. Most rapid elearning tools are like Articulate Presenter and convert PowerPoint slides to Flash (and soon HTML5). And they can be augmented using a series of form-based tools like Quizmaker and Engage. Or if you’re using other products you’ll add the Flash output to the PowerPoint slide. Each tool you import also exists as a standalone product.

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

If rapid elearning software makes everyone an instructional designer, then surely a digital camera makes us all photographers. The good thing with editing software is that you can always crop your photos to better frame your subjects and make the pictures more interesting.

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3 Ways to Build Remarkable E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Below is a video of Seth explaining how to stand out with remarkable products. With rapid authoring tools, it’s becoming easier to build and deliver elearning courses; and that means more and more organizations are building them.

50 Practical Tips & Tricks to Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I have pre-built scenarios that I use for Quizmaker ‘09 and something similar for scenarios I build with PowerPoint. They really speed up my production. Rapid elearning is all about creating the tools for you to build effective courses without having to be a programmer.

Here’s Why PowerPoint 2007 Helps You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The first slide is a Flash animation and the CPR simulation was created in Quizmaker ‘09. When you build a rapid elearning course, what you’re really doing is using PowerPoint’s easy authoring environment to build Flash movies without requiring you to learn Flash.