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Score 9.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Presenter

As I mentioned earlier, it's best used for "presentations," rather than bona fide "training." That's why we tend to use it when the information is relatively simple and/or doesn't need to be fully internalized or mastered (which would require providing opportunities for practice and feedback and a more engaging, interactive learning experience). However, it can be used as part of a blended-learning solution, with some information provided via an Adobe Presenter module first, and then some kind of instructor-led session as a follow-up, which would include more role-specific info, as well as practice and feedback opportunities.Also, as I mentioned earlier, Adobe Presenter Video Express is great for creating quick overview demos about a new system -- more of a "see what it can do" type thing than a "here's how you do it" thing (unless the "it" is very simple and the video is used more as a microlearning/performance support type of offering).
Laura Gillenwater | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

I have enjoyed using Trainual as an employee, and also creating new Trainual subjects for my employees. Trainual allows for videos to be added as well as images, text, gifs, and more! This array of options allows us to communicate with all types of learners quickly and effectively. I think Trainual is best suited for education-related opportunities such as employee on-boarding, employee training, or education courses. Because each subject is broken down into tasks and steps, it gets super granular which is great, but it's best used for education and not general employee notifications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Adobe Presenter
6.2
Trainual
9.6
Course authoring
Adobe Presenter
7.0
Trainual
9.7
Course catalog or library
Adobe Presenter
6.0
Trainual
8.7
Player/Portal
Adobe Presenter
6.2
Trainual
9.3
Learning content
Adobe Presenter
6.4
Trainual
10.0
Progress tracking & certifications
Adobe Presenter
5.0
Trainual
10.0
Assignments
Adobe Presenter
6.0
Trainual
10.0
Learning administration
Adobe Presenter
6.0
Trainual
10.0
Learning reporting & analytics
Adobe Presenter
7.4
Trainual
9.3
Mobile friendly
Adobe Presenter
Trainual
9.0
Compliance management
Adobe Presenter
Trainual
10.0
Social learning
Adobe Presenter
Trainual
10.0

Pros

Adobe Presenter

  • Because it integrates with PowerPoint, it is possible to go from planning outline to storyboard to final output withing a single document and as part of a seamless and logical design process.
  • Its ability to create videos that capture screens along with web-cam recordings, then edit them within the solution means higher level training recordings can be created versus, say a recorded WebEx training session.
  • Presenter's ability to create quiz elements similar to Adobe Captivate, add interactions, and interface with Adobe's LMS means it is capable of functioning as a complete e-learning development environment. .
  • If up front cost is a consideration, Presenter wins hands down over many better known training development and e-learning solutions.
Ronald Ray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

  • The ability to get very granular with detail.
  • The ability to integrate different types of media for different kinds of learners.
Julianna Oates | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Presenter

  • We have faced some difficulty with Presenter and Adobe Flash. Some of our teachers have grown weary of constant messages of not having the correct Flash player, even though it is.
  • We wish we had the ability to use more than one quiz in a presentation in order to more accurately determine student success, but we are able to see the number of slides viewed along with the quiz score to help determine mastery.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

  • Not a ton of template customization.
  • Wish we could segment users even more.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 8.2
Based on 1 answer
My company is pretty invested in the Adobe ecosystem and is unlikely to change that in the foreseeable future. Also, Adobe Presenter is a very valuable tool and, with the new subscription model and the pricing we have, a relatively modest expense now. It's also fairly easy to learn and use, so it is starting to spread beyond the sphere of the various Learning & Development departments.
Laura Gillenwater | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 7.0
Based on 2 answers
It is easy to learn and use, but is frustrating if you begin to run into error messages concerning Flash as you are in the publishing stage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It is easy to access since it is an added tool to the Powerpoint program. We have not had complaints from faculty members regarding not having it available when they need it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Due to the aforementioned issues with Flash, it can be discouraging to get to the publishing stage and begin receiving error messages. Once we are able to move past that issue, we have great success with the performance of Adobe Presenter.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 3.6
Based on 1 answer
I think I pretty much answered this earlier....premium support is extremely expensive and online support can be difficult to navigate. Although, to be fair, when it comes to Presenter (compared to, say, Captivate), there isn't too frequent a need for support, since Presenter is a rather simple tool to use
Laura Gillenwater | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

Trainual 10.0
Based on 4 answers
I haven't contacted Trainual's support team, but I take that as a positive because I haven't needed to! The platform is easy to use, attractive (that counts for something), and everything is in a logical place when you do have a question and go searching for an answer. I have 0 complaints!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter was the first product we started using. We were lacking something in our system and someone recommended Adobe Presenter to us. After carefully reviewing aspects of Adobe Presenter, we figured it will be best for our needs. Although the transition period was a little tough for us, in a couple of weeks time we were very comfortable with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

  • This is our first time using anything like this!
  • Previously we just wrote task items in shared Google documents. It was the best of what we could do at the time, but this is a whole different world, and we love it! Being able to integrate quizzes and photos and interactive video is excellent!
Julianna Oates | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 6.0
Based on 1 answer
The program still seems to rely heavily on Adobe Flash even though the online community is moving away from it. When publishing, users will experience error messages regarding Flash, which can make it difficult to complete your work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Adobe Presenter

  • I feel like we have increased productivity of educators and learners. If you've already invested in the Office suite, there isn't a large learning curve for educators, so that is a huge positive when it comes to the lack of training required for the software.
Vicky Creasy, EdD | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trainual

  • Trainual has very positively help us in on-boarding new employees! Everyone is provided the same information about company structure, mission, vision, etc.
  • Trainual has helped us solidify and keep consistent with our training of new employees. We are able to train people faster and they seem to be retaining the information better!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Presenter

General

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

Trainual

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Presenter
7.0
Trainual
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Presenter
8.2
Trainual

Usability

Adobe Presenter
7.0
Trainual

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Presenter
7.0
Trainual

Performance

Adobe Presenter
5.0
Trainual

Support Rating

Adobe Presenter
3.6
Trainual
10.0

Scalability

Adobe Presenter
6.0
Trainual

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