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6649 pts
Xyleme, Inc
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6640 pts
IBM Smarter Workforce
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6637 pts
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  • Xyleme
    « It’s breadth of publishing modalities make it a truly blended learning solution. »
  • Raptivity
    « Finally, you can create educational interactivity with an e-learning software »
  • Xyleme
    « A good product for standardizing a curriculum. Not great if you have lots of contract developers who need to learn the interface and produce courseware with significant differences in branding and look and feel. »
  • Claro
    « I like that the software is easy to use and very powerful. The customer support is outstanding. »
  • Claro
    « I love Claro’s ease of use and flexibility as a web-based authoring tool. »
  • Claro
    « Claro is an excellent product supported by a world-class team. We look to use this tool as we grow our offer to market, particularly in the global course ware development field. »
  • Claro
    « I really appreciate the constant innovation and new features I wanted as well as ones I didn’t think of, but appreciate. »
  • Claro
    « Really appreciated all the hands on assistance whenever we needed it from the support team. »
  • Claro
    « Claro provided us with an easy to use authoring system that enabled our experts and novice users to get up and running quickly! »
  • SumTotal ToolBook
    « It lets you create quality content, but we must learn to use it »

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Choose your "authoring tool e-learning" through the bsoco "authoring tool" software comparison tool

Authoring tools are the luxury solutions available on the market to create asynchronous e-learning content. For the uninitiated, it is not easy to judge the effectiveness of each solution. Therefore our IT solutions comparison chart for e-learning software will help you make your choice.


How to choose your authoring software for e-learning?

Unlike the rapid learning, authoring tools can develop value-added educational content. They will allow users to script their e-learning paths according to complex pedagogical paths. For this design phase, these packages offer to edit storyboards. This software is also there to structure the different phases of the project. They become essential when e-learning design teams are growing or even when multinational corporations produce content in multiple languages simultaneously. Some software products are ergonomically well designed and easy to handle by the trainers. Others are further oriented towards multimedia specialists and only aim for productivity gains. Each of them meet the standards SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 and AICC or to be used in LMS. In the vast majority of cases, the files they generate is Flash (SWF). The best can take care of both basic rapid learning content and that of the production of serious games.


Our comparison chart for elearning authoring software will give you the satisfaction index of the end user community. Unlike software for rapid learning authoring tools which require putting in place processes and instructional approaches completely in phase with distance education.


Our authoring tool comparison chart will help you find your way by presenting the satisfaction index of the user community.