Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. I won’t regurgitate everything that appeared and did not for that matter in the authoring tool space as a whole in 2016, but a few have crossed over in a positive light, which is pushing trend. Authoring tool style.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Before we dive into this year’s top 10 authoring tools, a funny thing happened to me this week – rib injury. dominKnow – Strong authoring tool. Evolve Authoring – Never heard of them? Functionality – What can the tool do?

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

– This means that multiple people can work at the same time on the same course and same page – it is really an awesome feature, especially with SaaS authoring tools. It should exist in every authoring tool. . . . Go with Gomo Authoring.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. Authoring tools are always changing – some for the better, others for the worst. SCORM and assessment tool. #4 Everyone loves lists.

How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

There are hundreds of e-Learning authoring tools around and they come in many shapes an sizes, so how to select the one that fits your requirements? In this post I will give a global overview of different types of e-Learning authoring tools and some questions that you can ask yourself.

Authoring tool review: Lectora 16 

Kineo

Lectora - a powerful off-the-shelf authoring tool that can create everything we dream up and design, both visually and functionally. The recently released version, Lectora 16, publishes out responsive content - one of the first of the off-the-shelf authoring tools to go down this very welcome road. Lectora now works on pretty much all devices and browsers, from the latest releases down to older browsers like IE6 (by using different versions of Lectora). .

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

With all this fun summer stuff, comes my summer course authoring tool rankings. For those who are in my top ten course authoring tool rankings. #10 Assessment tool including randomization. Assessment tool and question bank. Assessment tool.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Course Authoring Tools for the masses.

Authoring Tools of the Future

eLearning Brothers

At DevLearn 2017, Andrew Scivally hosted John Blackmon of Trivantis, Akshay Bharadwaj of Adobe, Michael Alcock of gomo, and Tonya Smolentseva of iSpring Solutions to discuss what the future of eLearning authoring will look like in the next decade.

Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

Here now are the latest authoring tool trends (excluding the ones I posted in last week’s blog). Enables the course author to skin/brand their course with their own logo, colors, etc. . Many authoring tools give you limited color options and may/may not enable you to add your own logo. Allows courses that are being built in the authoring tool to be in another language beyond what used to be the standard norm of just English.

Cheers to 2018’s Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies

eLearning Brothers

Training Industry recently released the seventh annual list of the Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies and we were proud to see many of our awesome partners named! Breadth and quality of authoring tool features and capabilities.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. Authoring Tool Treat.

Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

A desktop authoring tool that provides a wealth of features and additional software. Templates, themes, debug tool (nice), translation tool (nice too). Includes an assessment tool and can generate certificates. 16 Seminar Learning Systems – Seminar Author.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Comparative Summary

Upside Learning

In previous posts, we discussed six responsive authoring tools/frameworks: Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, and Lectora 16. We have put together a feature-wise comparison, grouped under design considerations that we felt could influence the choice of tool. eLearning Adapt Articulate 360 Authoring Tools Comparative Summary Captivate 9 Elucidat Evolve gomo Lectora 16 Responsive Authoring Tools

Authoring Tool Review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014.

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. For each authoring ranking, a brief true ghost story, then the vendor and why it was selected. Nice assessment tool. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. Welcome to my yearly Halloween Edition.

eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

Association eLearning

There are lots of eLearning authoring tools out there. Here’s a quick look at the most popular eLearning authoring tool types. eLearning Authoring Tool: PowerPoint. Many eLearning authoring tools use PowerPoint directly or are based on it.

Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: CourseBuilder

Upside Learning

Here we are again with our eighth responsive authoring tool review. We’ve previously written about Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, Lectora 16, and Articulate 360 – Rise, and have also published a feature-wise comparison of all these tools. […]. Upside Learning CourseBuilder Lumesse CourseBuilder Responsive Authoring Tools Responsive eLearning

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

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Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad. Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. C ontent Authoring Tools Directory. The Ten Best Course Authoring Tools. #10

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

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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.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Lectora 16

Upside Learning

In our earlier posts , we looked at the features, advantages, and limitations of Adapt and Evolve authoring tools for responsive eLearning. eLearning Lectora Lectora 16 Lectora Authoring Tool Lectora Features Lectora Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsIn this post, we’ll take a look at the latest version of Lectora (version 16), through which we can develop responsive output for smartphones, tablets, and desktops.

Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Adapt

Upside Learning

To keep up with these changes, eLearning authoring tools/frameworks have also had to evolve and revamp their features to add multi-device support and responsive output. Meanwhile, new tools/frameworks designed specifically for responsive course […]. eLearning Adapt Adapt Authoring Too Adapt Framework Authoring ToolThe evolution of devices from desktop computers to tablets to mobile phones has changed the way people access and interact with content.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: gomo

Upside Learning

In this fifth post of our series about responsive eLearning authoring tools, we’ll take a look at the features, advantages, and limitations of gomo, a proprietary tool from gomo learning. eLearning gomo gomo Authoring Tool gomo Features gomo Limitations Responsive Authoring Tools

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Right now I am doing a survey on authoring tools (more on this at the end of the post) and so far 100% of all respondents state that HTML5 output is required in an authoring tool. I do believe that HTML5 output will continue to grow as an authoring tool feature. If you are an e-learning developer or instructional designer this has always been a favorite feature of authoring tools. The magic 8 ball is a fun item to use.

10 Rapid Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 [Infographic]

CommLab India

With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. So selecting the right authoring tool can be quite challenging. Do share which tool you’ve selected and why.

E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War

CommLab India

To address your urgency, e-learning professionals have been taking the help of rapid authoring tools to develop online learning material in a span of weeks rather than months. Easiest tool of the three. Perfect tool to develop software systems training.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected.

Authoring tool review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014.

Which Responsive Authoring Tools Will Work for Your eLearning Needs (Free eBook)

Upside Learning

You’re looking for a solution that allows for quicker and simpler development of responsive eLearning courses by non-technical authors. eLearning Responsive Authoring Tools Responsive Authoring Tools for Your eLearning Needs X Responsive Authoring Tools eBookSo you need to create eLearning that your learners can access on multiple devices – desktops and laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

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E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

We get lots of questions about our opinion on the major e-learning authoring tools. There have been a lot of changes to the authoring tool landscape in the last 12 months, so I thought I’d update it. . So which tool is best?

Leverage the Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Well, rapid authoring tools could be the answer considering the benefits they offer to the process of e-learning development. Rapid authoring tools. Legacy authoring tools. It is possible to create engaging and immersive courses using these tools.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Captivate 9

Upside Learning

We’ll end our series on responsive eLearning authoring tools with a look at the features, advantages, and limitations of Captivate 9. Captivate 9 Captivate 9, a proprietary tool from Adobe, supports a desktop-first approach with page turning navigation. eLearning Captivate 9 Captivate 9 Authoring Tool Captivate 9 Features Captivate 9 Limitations Responsive Authoring Tools

6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool

Trivantis

The mere thought of choosing a new e-Learning authoring tool may make some eLearning professionals cringe, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful and time-consuming task. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of choosing the best eLearning authoring tool for you.

Authoring Tools and Lectora Online Q&A

Trivantis

Recently, Lectora® Online was listed in the “ 5 Top E-learning Content Authoring Tools for Corporate Trainers ” by Software Advice. A: Responsive design has quickly evolved from a “nice-to-have” feature to a vital component of any e-learning content authoring tool.

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

Actually, it can be just as exhausting and face nearly same challenges when you are looking for an authoring tool to build your courses. Authoring tools list AKA Where do you want to live. That same occurs when you are deciding on an authoring tool. With over 180 authoring tools in the market and with the majority not as well known, picking just the right one can be as challenging as selecting an area to live.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Evolve

Upside Learning

In the first post of this series, we looked at the features, advantages, and limitations of the Adapt Framework and Authoring Tool for Responsive eLearning. In this post, we’ll talk about Evolve, a proprietary Responsive Authoring Tool that works with the Adapt Framework. Evolve Evolve is an authoring tool that can easily be used by […]. eLearning Evolve Evolve Authoring Tool Responsive Authoring Tools

3 Powerful Rapid Authoring Tools Released in 2016

CommLab India

Every year, several new authoring tools are released into the market, and 2016 was no exception. Today, we will look at three powerful e-learning authoring applications released in 2016 and examine how they help develop online courses better.