What are the best eLearning authoring tools?

asked by Begoña Felip Bengochea
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    #1iSpring Suite

    iSpring Suite

    iSpring Suite is an authoring toolkit that allows users to create video tutorials, screencasts, quizzes, interactive assessments, ebooks, and more. It works as a PowerPoint add-in and it supports HTML5 available for playback.

    Software

    Web

    Free

    Andrew Mitchell
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "This iSpring tool is good for powerpoints and that stuff however, for overall E-learning authoring, I still prefer Articulate software"
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    #2Camtasia

    Camtasia

    Camtasia is a video-editor that enables users to produce stunning videos without being a professional video editor. This drag-and-drop editor easily lets users create remarkable videos by adding eye-catching animations, music, and more.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $249

    Pranav Chauhan
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "I'm more of a video guy and this works for more video and graphics oriented eLearning tools"
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    #3Adobe Captivate Prime

    Adobe Captivate Prime

    Adobe Captivate Prime is a powerful tool to share knowledge, give and receive feedback and play virtually any kind of learning content. Designed both for online and offline companies, is a useful way to upskill and reskill employees.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free

    Kevin Carlson
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "It's actually a very good tool for creating learning materials online. This has been my only reliable tool for e-learning authoring so far because I get to easily incorporate and import materials anywhere from YouTub, web browsing, etc.. Just easy to use this"
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    #4Elucidat

    Elucidat

    Elucidat is a web-based system that’s been designed for making learning resources. It features a built-in page template editor that enables you to choose and tweak themes. Users can also create themes via HTML, CSS and Javascript.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Yao Yan
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "This is a gift to online elearning creators as everything I need is here. I prefer its format more than the more mainstream Adobe software. It's very much more complete"
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    #5Lectora Inspire

    Lectora Inspire

    Lectora Inspire is one of the oldest e-learning authoring tools. It is a web-based system that functions across devices and has unlimited scripting, access to advanced graphics libraries, an online reviewer and a screen template library.

    Software

    Windows

    $2595

    Jessica Jiang
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "I got excited when I first used Lectora Inspire on Mac as it is very user-friendly for e-learning authoring, however, I feel that the software is limited in terms of technical simulations and training but other than that it's good "
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    #6Shift

    Shift

    Shift eLearning is a web-based eLearning tool that is designed to help you create powerful e-learning resources efficiently and quickly. It features more than 400 responsive screen templates to choose from.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Aadhya Jhadav
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "Out of all those tools for creating Elearning material, this is the most interesting and the easiest to use"
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    #7Articulate 360

    Articulate 360

    Articulate 360 is an e-learning tool that allows users to create highly interactive and visual courses for every device, without having to tweak anything. All its courses also highly support mobile touchscreen gestures.

    Software

    Windows

    $1299

    Ronald Castillo
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "Have used this for the whole semester on my online classes and it's easy to track my progress here. Hope that they have a Mac version soon though"
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    #8Evolve

    Evolve

    Evolve is an intuitive tool used to help learning creators to quickly build powerful eLearning content. Its rich set of features gives you total control of every aspect of course creation and presentation. 

    Software

    Web

    Varies by plan

    Rosa María Soto
    Written on February 4, 2019
    "Quite unique and yet still gets the job done. The tools in this can be hard to figure out at first but I managed to create materials from it"

Summary

Best What are the best eLearning authoring tools
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1iSpring SuiteSoftware 1 Free
2CamtasiaSoftware 0 Paid
3Adobe Captivate PrimeApps 0 Free
4ElucidatWebsites 0 Paid
5Lectora InspireSoftware 0 Paid
6ShiftWebsites 0 Paid
7Articulate 360Software 0 Paid
8EvolveSoftware 0 Paid
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