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Articulate 360

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Score 9.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Articulate 360

Articulate 360 is a great authoring tool for beginners. It has a very clean user interface and makes creating courses a breeze. You don't need to have much experience as an instructional designer to create a great and professional-looking course. I would recommend it for instructors who want to create intuitive courses available on many different platforms.
Jonathan Delgado | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

Great for: 1. Creating quick, simple training that may need changes. 2. Embedding videos, audio, documents, images. 3. Tracking who has done what. 4. Quick assessments. Like any LMS, the efficacy of Lessonly depends on the quality of content added - garbage in, garbage out.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Articulate 360
8.1
Lessonly
8.6
Course authoring
Articulate 360
9.4
Lessonly
8.9
Course catalog or library
Articulate 360
8.1
Lessonly
8.2
Player/Portal
Articulate 360
8.2
Lessonly
8.7
Learning content
Articulate 360
8.4
Lessonly
8.9
Mobile friendly
Articulate 360
9.0
Lessonly
8.0
Progress tracking & certifications
Articulate 360
8.2
Lessonly
8.6
Assignments
Articulate 360
8.0
Lessonly
9.0
Compliance management
Articulate 360
7.2
Lessonly
8.6
Learning administration
Articulate 360
7.5
Lessonly
9.0
Learning reporting & analytics
Articulate 360
8.2
Lessonly
8.7
Social learning
Articulate 360
6.9
Lessonly
7.7

Pros

Articulate 360

  • Ease of use/ability to learn how to use features
  • Clean and simple design output makes it easy for learners to navigate through courses
  • Freedom to create what your imagination can dream up
  • Community Support from e-learning heroes is great! Any issues are normally resolved with the community within a day and articulate staff still follows up.
  • 360 is always being upgraded and improved with character bundles, image/video content, and new feature roll-outs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

  • Open to feedback and ideas and constantly innovating and iterating on their product to serve new needs that arise
  • Making me feel like more than just a customer: They aren't transactional and focus on building the relationship and making me feel heard.
  • Extremely easy to use product so building content takes little time, and I can leverage other subject matter experts to build content as well.
Karie Champlin-Albarran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Articulate 360

  • More flexibility to customize the look and feel of Articulate Rise templates (think of position of corporate logo and colors in quizzes)
  • A functionality that I would love to see is A morph transition
  • The JavaScript trigger can’t be used in preview mode. This really slows down the workflow when working with JavaScript
Paul Alders | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

  • Media import (audio, video) are still in infancy. Reliability of uploaded content isn't 100%.
  • The Events function lacks some features that are more built out in other platforms.
  • Reporting interface has a bit of a learning curve, but overall isn't bad.
Zack Uzzle, ITIL, ATD Master Trainer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Articulate 360

Articulate 360 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Articulate 360 is now an integral part of our offering
Phil Mayor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

No score
No answers yet
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Usability

Articulate 360

Articulate 360 8.4
Based on 8 answers
Overall I can't fault Articulate 360. Sure, there are always enhancements that an individual user would like to see introduced, but generally speaking the usability is second to none.
Articulate 360 offers something for users of all levels. It can be friendly enough not to turn off novices, but has enough about it to keep the professional coming back for more.
David Tait | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

Lessonly 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Extremely easy to use. I was up and running with my team almost instantly. Working at a small company, we didn't have a lot of dev/engineering resources. Having a tool like Lessonly helped me instantly export information to my team without any additional delay from internal departments
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Articulate 360

Articulate 360 8.5
Based on 23 answers
It took forever to get someone to respond--either by email or by phone--directly to a pricing and licensing question. It is unfortunate that a company that has such potential as a streamlined course building/authoring tool not only missed the boat with service but also proves itself to be all fluff and no substance.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

Lessonly 9.7
Based on 110 answers
The support team is very friendly and eager to help you learn the ins and outs of Lessonly. They can set up training for large groups or send links in a chat for individual help. They are quick to respond and if one person doesn't have the answer, they will collaborate with others to help find the answer.
Cait Kaider | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Articulate 360

Articulate 360 has the total package vs the other tools. If you just wanted to do video, you can use tools like Camtasia. Another elearning tool I have tried is called Viewlet Builder. It was a very stripped down version of a Storyline type software where you could create and produce elearning modules as well. Articulate 360 has pretty much all of the capabilities of the other kinds of elearning development tools, so you pretty much only need one suite instead of compiling a toolkit of mixed software
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

I felt some of these products had more features than were necessary and needed for our team. Some of them were limited on the number of content creators that were allowed which to me forces you to use one or two people to create content where I would rather see it done by key members of each department.
Jayme Kiester | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Articulate 360

  • So far we have been able to implement a host of interactive eLearnings that have received a widely positive reception from our learner base! It has some glitches but everyone is mostly happy with it and seem to learn a lot.
  • Rise is so easy to use that I can whip up a course as easily as I can whip up an outline, so usually, I just dive into course creation and share that as my "outline." This helps me get work done faster.
  • Being able to review my work with the 'Review' tool has allowed us to collaborate much more quickly, which has DEEPLY benefitted one of our big revenue-generating projects last year.
Rebecca Mogollón | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lessonly

  • We've had an increase in quality overall as a company, as we are able to continually train our employees outside of our New Hire Training program.
  • We've seen stronger communication as we are able to send out material to our stylists about products, policies, procedures, etc. and they are able to provide us with feedback. After all, it is their tool for learning and we want to know the best way to provide that information to our Team Members.
Rachel Blankenship | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Articulate 360

General

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

Articulate 360 Editions & Modules

Edition
Teams$1,299.001
  1. Per Year
Additional Pricing Details
Articulate 360 is available on the Articulate website and through Articulate Authorized Resellers. The Articulate 360 Teams plan is available for $1,299 per user, per year, and individual subscriptions perfect for freelancers are available for $999 per user, per year (all prices USD). Eligible educational customers receive a 50% discount on list prices.

Lessonly

General

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

Lessonly Editions & Modules

Edition
ProContact sales team
Pro + CoachingContact sales team
Enterprise Learning for Global TeamsContact sales team
    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Articulate 360
    8.8
    Lessonly
    9.3

    Likelihood to Renew

    Articulate 360
    9.1
    Lessonly

    Usability

    Articulate 360
    8.4
    Lessonly
    9.1

    Support Rating

    Articulate 360
    8.5
    Lessonly
    9.7

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