Articulate Storyline vs. Visme

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Articulate Storyline
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Articulate Storyline is a learning content creation platform. It provides prebuilt and customizable content, along with gamification capabilities. Articulate emphasizes user-friendliness, including mobile accessibility. It is offered on a perpetual license.
$1,398
Visme
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Visme is an online platform with a mission to allow anyone to easily visualize their ideas into engaging presentations, infographics, animations, and product demonstrations.N/A
Pricing
Articulate StorylineVisme
Editions & Modules
Storyline3
$1,398
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Articulate StorylineVisme
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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User Ratings
Articulate StorylineVisme
Likelihood to Recommend
9.3
(118 ratings)
8.0
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
6.0
(21 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Usability
7.7
(15 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
8.6
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
8.8
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.1
(15 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
5.1
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(9 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.1
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Articulate StorylineVisme
Likelihood to Recommend
Articulate Global, Inc.
In an office where you're planning to do a large amount of module-based training, Articulate Storyline will prove useful. A consideration to make, however, is whether your team members focused on training design will have the capacity to learn the software enough to create interesting and effective training modules. The basic functions can be simple, but the more advanced capabilities of the software take considerable effort to master and employ to create the more visually appealing presentations/modules you see in much of the promotional materials. If you have a small training team (or even without anyone dedicated specifically to training and development), Storyline is not a wise choice as the cost and effort required to fully make use of the software would be far too much of a commitment to make it worthwhile.
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Easy WebContent
As a tourism business, it is fundamental for us to produce more engaging and vibrant promotional materials for the clients as they can easily perceive the actual offering of the project/ product. Visme exactly does the same as expected by the organization. It saves time and bring more efficiency in the process or operations. It doesn't require any technical expertise for making the designs. It just requires a command with information and background designs.
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Pros
Articulate Global, Inc.
  • Storyline integrates with the Canvas LMS fairly seamlessly. There have been a few glitches, but for the most part, the interactions we have created will play directly in the Canvas LMS.
  • Storyline is great for creating short drag and drop interactions for self-reviews or even graded assignments. Its many options for quizzes such as "answer reveal" or using tabs help the student get a different perspective on the content rather than just an "A, B, or C" answer.
  • Storyline is great for tutorials or training sessions. There are many options to help guide the learner (or employee) through a process. it is not just linear, but you can branch the slides based on the answers. A great way to engage the learner or employee.
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Easy WebContent
  • Perfect for creating social media infographics and posts in no time
  • Ideal for creating powerful business presentations as well
  • Seamless way of sharing infographics and presentations with customers and the public
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Cons
Articulate Global, Inc.
  • I wish that you could customize the UI ribbons to bring features you use frequently to the front and to hide options you rarely use.
  • It would be great if there was a way for non-technical collaborators (SMEs, management, etc) to be able to open a *.story file directly and provide comments. You currently have to publish the course, load it to the LMS, update the LMS, and then hope that users can find it in the LMS. A Storyline Viewer/Previewer standalone application would be awesome.
  • The price is too high for freelancers to purchase and use. I no longer contract and work exclusively for the firm, but even with our resources, the high price limits the number of licenses available to use.
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Easy WebContent
  • It can be hard for new team members to master the tool
  • Sometimes the functionality can be almost too advanced
  • Regular updates means things change pretty quickly.
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Likelihood to Renew
Articulate Global, Inc.
We are moving away from the standalone eCourse model, so depending upon when that shift happens, we might choose not to renew since we won't be supporting eCourses built in Articulate Storyline anymore. As long as we are still selling and supporting those eCourses, we will continue to renew the licenses we have.
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Easy WebContent
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Usability
Articulate Global, Inc.
The basics are easy to learn but you won't get really robust activities from using just the basics. However, if you can invest the time in learning how to use all of Storyline's features, you'll have tremendous learning development power at your fingertips. I do have to say, though, that there is a beautiful logic to how everything in Storyline works. Once you learn a few of the advanced features, you can learn them all because there's a similar underlying logic. The interface is also very appealing and friendly.
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Easy WebContent
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Reliability and Availability
Articulate Global, Inc.
Installed software so alway available
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Easy WebContent
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Support Rating
Articulate Global, Inc.
They are support-superstars and the software they use for support is excellent too (I don't know what it is). The model they use for support should be followed by all companies. It is a conversation/discussion forum model that shows everyone's questions in a knowledge base capacity so you can get the help you need in a speedy way.
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Easy WebContent
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Online Training
Articulate Global, Inc.
I love the fact that both a demonstration AND text version of the tutorials are available. Our firewall was blocking the demos until I requested my company allow them! Having the text version available still enabled me to learn from the tutorials. They are very well done and informative, and there is a tutorial for just about anything you need to learn to do with Storyline. I have always been more than satisfied with the support and training available to us for all Articulate products and I love the community!
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Easy WebContent
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Implementation Rating
Articulate Global, Inc.
Outside of having to dedicate a powerful enough PC for the installation and having to update Flash in our browsers there really isn't much pain involved in using Articulate. For the most part this is an easy to implement and roll-out product. The installation occurs quickly and smoothly with no additional steps needed.
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Easy WebContent
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Alternatives Considered
Articulate Global, Inc.
Articulate Storyline is the only authoring tool we have used with our LMS to date. We are seeing different platforms now, as opposed to LMS platforms. And, many of those have their own content. However, we will always need to create/author our own because of the nature of what we do and how we do it. I'm a big fan!
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Easy WebContent
PowerPoint has fewer templates when compared to Visme, PowerPoint has limited editor options, and both offer transitions and animations. Visme has the ability to share files and folders privately, while PowerPoint can only share files privately. Visme helps format the statistics and performance analytics for your company and helps in lead generation. Visme helps in graphics, presentations, charts, and infographics, while PowerPoint is only used for presentations.
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Scalability
Articulate Global, Inc.
It is easy to train new users and manage content. Being able to import older projects and PPT files makes it very easy to use for a lot of "moonlighters" in our department.
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Easy WebContent
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Return on Investment
Articulate Global, Inc.
  • Allows for on-demand training that is accessible to anyone in the organization instantaneously.
  • Heavily reduces travel expenses by eliminating the need for in-person training classes.
  • Gives my department creative liberties in designing content that can be customized to each and every subject/business group in the organization. No two courses are ever the same.
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Easy WebContent
  • Save a lot of time.
  • Rich analytics can be done via Visme.
  • Visme presentations look amazing, and help you conveying your idea easily.
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