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Score 6.9 out of 100
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Score 7.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Absorb LMS

Absorb is very well suited for any company looking to standardize training for all employees. It is also best suited when paired with a course vendor to pick specific courses aimed towards employees and their interests. This makes orientation very simple. We used to have a 2-hour orientation conference to cover everything these courses can cover.
Drew Randles CSSR, CSMR, CIR | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs LMS Software

Well-suited for:
  • Teachers who want to give their quizzes to many students (not just through their own university's LMS).
  • Teachers who don't need something to dazzle their students.
Tom Kenny | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Absorb LMS
9.0
ProProfs LMS Software
7.6
Course authoring
Absorb LMS
8.0
ProProfs LMS Software
7.7
Player/Portal
Absorb LMS
8.0
ProProfs LMS Software
7.7
Mobile friendly
Absorb LMS
7.0
ProProfs LMS Software
8.2
Progress tracking & certifications
Absorb LMS
10.0
ProProfs LMS Software
7.3
Assignments
Absorb LMS
10.0
ProProfs LMS Software
8.2
Compliance management
Absorb LMS
10.0
ProProfs LMS Software
7.7
Learning administration
Absorb LMS
9.0
ProProfs LMS Software
6.8
Learning reporting & analytics
Absorb LMS
10.0
ProProfs LMS Software
7.7
Course catalog or library
Absorb LMS
ProProfs LMS Software
7.7
Learning content
Absorb LMS
ProProfs LMS Software
6.8
Social learning
Absorb LMS
ProProfs LMS Software
7.7

Pros

Absorb LMS

  • Clean interface for learners
  • Logical organization of courses
  • Admin portal is OK
Ron Massicotte | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs LMS Software

  • User-friendly
  • Actionable data from reporting
Aman Kumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Absorb LMS

  • Automated creation of manager groups.
  • Easier way of seeing who employees report to so we can create manager groups.
Drew Randles CSSR, CSMR, CIR | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs LMS Software

  • Haven’t encountered any downside to date.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Absorb LMS

Absorb LMS 9.0
Based on 4 answers
Poor response time and generally poor responses.
Ron Massicotte | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs LMS Software

ProProfs LMS Software 7.7
Based on 3 answers
ProProfs has great marketing, a decent product, adequate-to-poor support, and a very under-staffed support team. I've been a steady customer for five years because their quizmaker product is easy to use, and students have a generally positive experience with the quizzes I make.When there are glitches, for example, a quiz is scored incorrectly, I report the glitch, but support doesn't actually fix the grading glitch; instead, a support staff will go to the quiz and manually grade it, then send me an email announcing that the "issue" has been resolved. That's not a resolution. That's a band-aid, and the ProProfs support team doesn't seem willing to dig deeper for a real fix.There have been no visible improvements to the product over 5 years. ProProf quizzes are very Web 2.0, similar to Moodle. Other LMS services I've used, iSpring and Bookwidgets offer cool features like drag-and-drop, but ProProfs doesn't seem interested in keeping up with these enhancements. ProProfs seems satisfied to market to the PC institutional training end-user, not the smartphone individual student end-user. When I make suggestions to ProProfs, I get a boilerplate response that such enhancements are "on our future road map" or some such. I get the feeling that there's no roadmap. Twice we set up appointments so that I could talk with SOMEONE at ProProfs to gauge their sincerity about enhancements and so on, and both times ProProfs did not connect with me. That's a bit suspicious.
Tom Kenny | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Absorb LMS

At the time of selection, we went with Absorb as they were one of the few that could handle online transactions for courses. We are in the process of migrating to Skilljar and will be discontinuing our subscription to Absorb in 2018.
Ron Massicotte | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs LMS Software

ProProfs is the first LMS tool I have used. I am fully satisfied with the features and functionalities.
Vineet Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Absorb LMS

  • This has been a positive ROI as we can track all course completions for audits as well as cutting costs for travel and training.
Drew Randles CSSR, CSMR, CIR | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs LMS Software

  • We are able to develop over 100 online courses for our customers, enabling them to offer online training quickly and be cost efficient at the same time. They are no longer needed to send trainers to train their sales team about the new products or updates.
  • ProProfs LMS has single handed played a crucial role in boosting our business.
  • It is easy to understand and manage. We don’t need to learn or acquire technical knowledge/skills to create our training programs. We are able to embed our own media in these online training courses and also share active links for more in-depth information for the learners.
Edward Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Absorb LMS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Absorb LMS Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

ProProfs LMS Software

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$79*

* Per Instructor

ProProfs LMS Software Editions & Modules

Edition
BASIC$79
PROFESSIONAL$149
BUSINESS$199
    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Absorb LMS
    8.0
    ProProfs LMS Software
    7.3

    Support Rating

    Absorb LMS
    9.0
    ProProfs LMS Software
    7.7

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