Articulate 360 vs. Teachable

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Articulate 360
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
Articulate 360 is an e-learning course development subscription offering. It includes every Articulate authoring tool, including the latest version of Storyline and Rise, a web-based app for creating inherently responsive courses. The vendor offers a 30-day free trial.
$549
per year
Teachable
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
Teachable in New York offers what they describe as a powerful, easy-to-use online course creation platform, designed to provide course creators everything needed to create, market, and sell their course online. Teachable's platform includes unlimited courses and unlimited students, to site customization and personal branding.
$39
per month
Pricing
Articulate 360Teachable
Editions & Modules
Academic - Personal
$549.00
per year
Academic - Teams
$699.00
per year
Freelancer - Personal
$1,099.00
per year
Teams
$1,399.00
per year
Basic
$39.00
per month
Pro
$119.00
per month
Business
$299.00
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Articulate 360Teachable
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsArticulate 360 is available on the Articulate website and through Articulate Authorized Resellers. The Articulate 360 Teams plan is available for $1,399 per user, per year, and individual subscriptions perfect for freelancers are available for $1,099 per user, per year (all prices USD). Eligible educational customers receive a 50% discount on list prices.
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Community Pulse
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Features
Articulate 360Teachable
Learning Management
Comparison of Learning Management features of Product A and Product B
Articulate 360
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Ratings
Teachable
7.4
4 Ratings
10% below category average
Course authoring00 Ratings9.34 Ratings
Course catalog or library00 Ratings8.34 Ratings
Player/Portal00 Ratings9.34 Ratings
Learning content00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Mobile friendly00 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Progress tracking & certifications00 Ratings8.34 Ratings
Assignments00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Compliance management00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Learning administration00 Ratings7.04 Ratings
Learning reporting & analytics00 Ratings6.74 Ratings
Social learning00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Single Sign On (SSO) Enabled Learning00 Ratings2.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Articulate 360Teachable
Likelihood to Recommend
9.4
(77 ratings)
7.7
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.7
(4 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
9.1
(9 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
8.6
(16 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
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10.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Articulate 360Teachable
Likelihood to Recommend
Articulate Global, Inc.
I am not a fully trained instructional designer, but I found the user experience to be enjoyable. I have crafted my own revision of a course using Articulate 360 and while the process was lengthy, I found edits and changes to be relatively easy to implement. I also had a great deal of fun making tweaks, organizing and adding imagery. I think with regard to creating online courses/products for students to utilize, this is a great program and serves several levels of instructional design well (from me being brand new to this, to my supervisor who is newly certified, up to a longtime LD). I don't know that this is wholly relevant to courses that are live, be they in-person or virtual (Zoom webinars for example). Most of the material created in Articulate 360 tends to sit on the side of an on-demand, at-your-own-pace as far as coursework is concerned. A live course with an instructor, while it could be utilized in a live setting, the way it would be used I am unsure would be as dynamic or worthwhile as other more traditional options.
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Teachable
Gets the job done and is easy to use. We've definitely made serious revenue with it, and it's worked well enough with our other systems to enable some handy automations. I'd say if you've got a course or courses you're looking to launch and they are fairly straightforward with up-front payments, Teachable can definitely get the job done. However, if you're running more of a membership model for access to your courses, Teachable by itself may not be the ideal solution, or you may want to use a different platform for the payments and just use Teachable for the actual courses.
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Pros
Articulate Global, Inc.
  • Rise is clean and professional. It looks polished to users and is easy for learners to follow.
  • They have outstanding support.
  • Storyline allows you to create some very engaging intricate interactive learning.
  • Generally, their products are user friendly.
  • They are considered the Gold standard in elearning authoring.
  • Their courses can be read on phones, tablets computers. etc.
  • They also have a powerpoint add in for making really nice slides.
  • Their review tool, allows you to easily send the courses to reviewers who can update in course.
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Teachable
  • Hosting video-based training
  • Receiving and passing on payments and handling the slaes tax
  • Allowing me to work with affiliates
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Cons
Articulate Global, Inc.
  • I'd like to see more variety in the types of interactions available. The ones that exist now (hot spot, drag n' drop, flip cards, etc.) are useful, but it would be nice to have more options without having to build something custom in Storyline to pull over. For example, I'd like a more elaborate sorting activity, customizable drag and drop activity, game options such as crosswords, options that allow user response, and more variety in the quizzing and assessment.
  • The built-in branching scenario feature requires a bit of trial and error. I'd like to see a snapshot, at-a-glance view of the scenario so it easier to see where the branching is, or where its missing.
  • The built-in assessment features are pretty limited - the Knowledge Check block has only multiple choice, multiple response, fill in the blank and basic matching. There is the option to pull in a test bank which is great, but it would be great to have more options built-in without having to develop something more elaborate in Storyline.
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Teachable
  • They FALSELY ADVERTISE their services.
  • They kicked us off their "unlimited" plan b/c we were using serving too many downloads?
  • They were terribly rude, cursing at us, threatening us, deleting our forum questions.
  • They have no unlimited plan and need to be sued in a court of law for their misleadings.
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Likelihood to Renew
Articulate Global, Inc.
Articulate 360 is an essential tool in our organisation's workflow. The money that we make through its use, far outweighs the cost of renewing our licenses. Articulate 360 has exposed us to new clients that we may not have otherwise encountered if we did not subscribe to the Articulate services.
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Teachable
Because we haven't had any major issues with it. The platform is really simple to use and the content can be uploaded and modified very easily. It has a drag and drop feature that makes everything fast and easy. Their support has always answered our questions or concerns and the cost is affodable. We will keep using it in the future.
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Usability
Articulate Global, Inc.
I rate the overall usability of Articulate 360 ​​with an 8, because of the many possibilities the software offers me. The software ensures that almost anyone without knowledge of coding can develop an interactive online course in a fairly simple and pleasant way.
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Teachable
Because it's easier to use both as administrators and both as user. We have never heard of any users having issues login in or going through the lectures or completing the course
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Reliability and Availability
Articulate Global, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Teachable
We haven't had any issues, it's always available. Even when they schedule a maintanance on their end, students still can access the courses
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Performance
Articulate Global, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Teachable
Never had any issues with pages or videos not loading
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Support Rating
Articulate Global, Inc.
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.
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Teachable
Their support is good overal. There are a couple of things that I would change, like answering faster. Sometimes they take a day to answer a concern and that's kind of annoying considering sometimes there are urgent issues we have to deal with. But the support has been good, they have answered properly.
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Implementation Rating
Articulate Global, Inc.
It is pretty straight forward and easy to implement is you are already creating eLearning. If you have old courses created in other versions of Articulate I recommend you update them to the new version even though it is not necessary (especially From Storyline3 to 360) but if you don't you may find difficulty opening and keeping things straight
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Teachable
I'd say: learn the system first, try it out and then publish the content with customers. There are a couple of features that will cause issues with customers (especially lazy ones) but I'd say it's easy to implement and modify if needed. People don't need to train much to use Teachable, but they should take their time to know it.
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Alternatives Considered
Articulate Global, Inc.
Adobe Captivate has a ton of incredible functionality. You're able to fully customize user experiences through interactive elements, buttons, transitions, hiding and activating various elements, and so on. But overall Captivate is insanely difficult for someone new to the tool to learn. Most of what I learned about Captivate, I had to do by trial and error or by watching Paul Wilson's YouTube videos. I find Articulate 360 to be far more intuitive
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Teachable
It's honestly just worked really well for us in terms of serving the actual course content. Plus, our customers can maintain one profile and use that to access all of the courses and bonuses that they've acquired from us. And the cost of Teachable has been very reasonable in terms of our budget.
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Articulate Global, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Teachable
We wouldn't change anything. Everything seemed fine when we purchased
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Scalability
Articulate Global, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Teachable
We haven't had any issues with it. Their maintanance hours are always at times when we don't have students there, and even then, they still can access the platform
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Professional Services
Articulate Global, Inc.
No answers on this topic
Teachable
All the implementation process was fast and easy.
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Return on Investment
Articulate Global, Inc.
  • I am an independent user so far so no ROI; however it has clearly made a positive impact on my course as my students love the clear navigation interface and know exactly where to find content.
  • On point to consider is that it has no forum option on its lesson option so this hinders some asynchronous users from interacting with others on the course.
  • Users have expressed many positive feedback from using Articulate 360 which increases productivity and engagement.
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Teachable
  • This is the basis of my business.
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