Updated E-Leaning Authoring Tools Comparison
JUNE 24, 2014
With the release of Adobe Captivate 8 a few weeks back, I thought I would update our popular—and often controversial—comparison grid on the major authoring tools. As always, the information contained within this comparison is based solely on my opinions.
E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison
JANUARY 24, 2013
A while back, I did a comparison grid to help outline the key differences. Notes: Price: Captivate is the most affordable at $899, with a subscription model that is even more affordable if you only use Captivate occasionally or if you upgrade every year.
Updated E-Learning Authoring Tools Comparison
JANUARY 8, 2015
The last 14 months saw an upgrade of every single tool in our comparison! With these new changes, I thought it was time to update our popular—and often controversial—authoring tools comparison. This is enough for them to overtake Captivate.
Authoring Tool Comparison
MAY 24, 2011
We’ve created a quick grid to show what we feel are the key differences between the major authoring tools on the market: Articulate, Captivate, Lectora, Flash, and the about-to-launch ZebraZapps. Update: We’ve fixed the comparison grid , which wasn’t displaying some of the characters correctly. Uncategorized articulate captivate lectora resources reviews zebrazapps
Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War
AUGUST 8, 2016
In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Adobe Captivate 9. Lectora Inspire 16.
Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools
OCTOBER 3, 2016
We will now evaluate the 3 widely used rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2 , Adobe Captivate 9 , and Lectora Inspire 16 , based on the features listed by the report. Adobe Captivate 9. Lectora Inspire 16.
Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
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. Adobe Captivate. Lectora. Adobe Captivate. Lectora. Just as with Captivate and Articulate, Lectora has a huge following of loyal customers and they continue to attract more customers all the time.
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Comparative Summary Update
DECEMBER 15, 2016
A few weeks back, we presented a feature-wise comparison of six responsive authoring tools: Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, and Lectora 16. eLearning Adapt Articulate 360 Articulate 360 Rise Authoring Tools Comparative Summary Captivate 9 Elucidat Evolve gomo Lectora 16 Responsive Authoring ToolsIt just so happened that around that time, Articulate 360 was launched. And it contained a new responsive authoring tool called Rise.
Event Recap: Lectora User Conference 2015
JULY 9, 2015
Back in May, I presented at the 11 th annual Lectora User Conference. My presentation was all about using Lectora’s status indicator object and showcasing unique, but easily implemented, uses for it within courses.
Lectora 12 – Moving Ahead and Catching Up
DECEMBER 31, 2014
When Lectora 12 was released in early December, there weren’t too many surprises, as most of the new features were previewed at the Lectora User Conference in April. If you’re interested in seeing the new features in Lectora 12, check out the short, self-paced presentation below.
Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: CourseBuilder
MARCH 16, 2017
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. […]. Here we are again with our eighth responsive authoring tool review. In this post, we’ll present an overview of the features, advantages, and limitations of Lumesse’s CourseBuilder.
ID and e-Learning Links (2/24/14)
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
Comparison of Lectora, Storyline, and Captivate. A few inaccuracies (you can still create a non-ADA compliant course in Lectora even if you check the 508 box, for example). tags: e-learning lectora captivate storyline html5 m-learning. The eLearning Guild Releases 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by News Editor : Learning Solutions Magazine. 2014 Salary survey results plus calculator. tags: elearning salary instructionaldesign.
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Articulate 360 Rise
DECEMBER 14, 2016
We recently published a series of posts that discussed six responsive authoring tools ( Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, and Lectora 16 ) and concluded with seventh post that presented a feature-wise comparison of these tools. Just about then, Articulate released its latest version, Articulate 360, which includes several tools and resources. We shared […].
Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014
JANUARY 20, 2014
Lectora User’s Conference : March 31 – April 4, 2014, Los Angeles, CA. And we’re now offering free webinars, starting with a comparison of e-learning authoring tools on January 31 from 12pm to 1pm EST. The Articulate , Adobe , and Lectora websites are also good resources when looking for training on authoring tools. Although the Lectora forum and the Captivate forum do not have quite as many contributors, you will find quality information on each of these, too.
Is Lectora Still Relevant?
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
Lectora celebrated the release of version 11 last week. While this release was much anticipated amongst the Lectora faithful, what about the rest of the industry? I’ve seen Lectora left off a number of Top 10 lists lately. Where is Lectora lacking?
Authoring Tool Comparison – Updated!
MAY 30, 2011
Well, we knew we’d have to keep our authoring tool comparison grid updated as the market changes, but we didn’t think it would be outdated within a week! Last week, Adobe announced the release of Adobe Captivate 5.5. Changes that affect our comparison include the ability to publish to mobile friendly devices (including Apple iOS) and some new graphics features such as the ability to create gradients and rotate shapes.
ID and e-Learning Links (7/6/14)
JULY 6, 2014
Updated E-Learning Authoring Tools Comparison – E-Learning Uncovered. tags: e-learning tools captivate lectora Storyline articulate articulatestudio. 8 Books To Read Before Your Next eLearning Project. A different reading list than many I’ve seen, with several selections outside of the main learning field. I’ve only read one of these eight books. tags: highered instructionaldesign e-learning newid psychology readinglist.
E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War
JULY 25, 2016
Among these, the three widely preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools are Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Here is a comparison table to help you understand each tool’s advanced features and choose the one that fulfills your requirements.
E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 1, 2016
What are the key differences between Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Articulate Studio? I periodically put out an authoring tools comparison that shares my personal opinion on the differences between several of the most common tools: 2016 authoring tools comparison.
The Top 3 Aspects of Articulate 360 You Must Know
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Adobe Captivate and Lectora have already launched the responsive design feature. Click to view the complete list of new features along with a comparison with Storyline 2 and 1 features. Lectora and Captivate provide fully responsive design courses but there are some bugs.
Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Have a look at the comparison here Should LMS Administration be done In-House or Outsourced? You also have other popular authoring tools such as Lectora or Captivate which can produce responsive content. Lectora provides both desktop and online versions.
Leverage the Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools
JULY 21, 2016
8 eLearning Quiz Design Tips
APRIL 1, 2016
Here’s a side-by-side comparison of Jackie’s freeform quiz vs a traditional quiz. You may not know it, but most of the good quiz authoring tools (Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire, etc) give you total control over your quiz design.
Are you using Steroids? May you should be!
JUNE 3, 2014
In other words, using PhoneGap, you can use the HTML5 content published from tools like Captivate, Articulate, or Lectora to create native smartphone and tablet apps for the mobile devices of your choice. June 20, 2014 | Free Webinar: Authoring Tools Comparison.
E-Learning Uncovered | Blog
MAY 15, 2011
Follow Us on Twitter Sign Up For Our Mailing List Subscribe to the RSS Feed Contact Us E-Learning Uncovered E-Learning Uncovered Home Concept to Execution Articulate Lectora Other Topics Blog Custom Development Review of Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate.
Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013
OCTOBER 20, 2013
20 Lectora Inspire. Honestly, I wish they would do more with their “online” version, in comparison but they have not. where Lectora is based). Adobe Captivate.
This Week on #BLPLearn: Authoring Tools and eLearning Examples
APRIL 24, 2014
We are already familiar with the 3 authoring tools discussed – Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora. This post interests me because it attempts to draw some comparisons between the three for somewhat (but not completely) similar projects.
Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A
MARCH 26, 2013
– Do you have price comparisons for app vs. responsive web design? Can we publish HTML5 from Lectora? If we purchase your LMS, will u help developing HTML5 product in Lectora? If Adobe Flash is not supported, how can we design using Captivate 6?
Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate 9 (the latest version of the tool) is one of the top development tools available to create interactive e-learning courses. Interactive storyboards: Adobe Captivate Draft allows you to create interactive storyboards. Lectora Inspire.
eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Adobe Captivate, the DominKnow suite, Lectora, and Articulate Storyline all offer publishing capability for xAPI. Note: We are building out this course in both Adobe Captivate 9 and in DominKnow Flow as a comparison of two different approaches to the mobile experience.
A Big Week for E-Learning Authoring Tools
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Here’s a list of the new features as well as a comparison between the two. Demand has grown for our seminars and webinars on Studio, Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora. Lots of good stuff happening this week! On Monday, Articulate announced their much-anticipated release of Studio ’13, which includes Presenter, Engage, and Quizmaker along with a new video utility called Replay.
e-Learning Authoring Tools Crash Course -- Follow Up
NOVEMBER 4, 2009
eLearning Authoring Tools Mind Map A month or two ago I asked for your input to create a collaborative comparison of different products on the market. We flashed through the list and then took a closer look at these tools, along with a few examples along the way: Flash www.adobe.com/products Captivate www.adobe.com/products/captivate Articulate www.articulate.com Lectora www.lectora.com Udutu www.udutu.com Raptivity www.raptivity.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk
Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course
JULY 27, 2010
A general approach in which developers use any standard authoring tool such as Articulate or Lectora and use stand-alone TTS on-demand services/products to create audio files that are then linked or embedded in the presentation.
Top eLearning Posts
NOVEMBER 26, 2007
Presentation - ASTD OC 972 1 6 Risk of Identity Theft Due to Social Networking and Blogging 46 4 6 Time Spent on Blogging 16 2 6 Video Format Comparison - Flash - WMV - Quicktime - Real 880 2 5 Free Online Conference - Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovations 814 8 5 DevLearn - Ken Robinson Keynote 276 5 5 eLearning 2.0