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Likelihood to Recommend

Articulate Studio

If you need to build courses that have quizzes and want to control the audience's attention to the course, rather than starting a course and watching YouTube while it plays in the background, or if you need to have the results go to a proprietary system that you control, then Articulate Studio will be a well suited software solution for you.
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iSpring Suite

It is a great tool to generate learning objects until a certain level of content sophistication. It will certainly depend on the creativity and knowledge of the author about how to extract the best from the tool's features. It is recommended for non-technical users and normally it offers much more features than most of the authors will demand and actually use. If you want to develop high-interactive and/or multi-path courses then the tool may be a bit limited, but the best way to find out is downloading the trial version and test it for a while.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Articulate Studio
8.2
iSpring Suite
Course authoring
Articulate Studio
8.5
iSpring Suite
Course catalog or library
Articulate Studio
9.0
iSpring Suite
Player/Portal
Articulate Studio
7.7
iSpring Suite
Learning content
Articulate Studio
7.4
iSpring Suite
Mobile friendly
Articulate Studio
8.0
iSpring Suite
Progress tracking & certifications
Articulate Studio
7.7
iSpring Suite
Assignments
Articulate Studio
9.0
iSpring Suite
Compliance management
Articulate Studio
8.0
iSpring Suite
Learning administration
Articulate Studio
8.4
iSpring Suite
Learning reporting & analytics
Articulate Studio
8.5
iSpring Suite
Social learning
Articulate Studio
8.0
iSpring Suite

Pros

Articulate Studio

  • Easy learning curve. Just some button clicks for recording narration, syncing animations, and adding annotations.
  • They made some fairly recent improvements to how you sync animations and add annotations. With the timeline, you can manually move the timing around. Much better than the earlier task of having to just re-do it from the beginning and hope you get the timing right.
  • If you're using Studio in the Articulate 360 subscription, you can easily review the course before it publishes.
  • The included Quizmaker program is just great. Simple to use, but you can make a varied mix of questions, and the customization options are great.
  • You can add background music in slides, which is pretty great in certain situations.
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iSpring Suite

  • No new programming to introduce: iSpring suite sits as an extra for PowerPoint and adds great functionalities to make courses.
  • Includes e-getting the hang of composing simple: I had no related knowledge in making e-learning modules and I discovered working with the well-known PowerPoint interface iSpring makes it simple to make proficient looking courses. Every one of the changes, movements and hyperlinks are dependably changed over by iSpring into HTML5 design in a matter of moments.
  • Excellent Quiz module: I have utilized the test and thought that it was extremely instinctive to utilize. It is anything but difficult to make test and I like the capacity to have the capacity to see how the test looks to the student in a similar screen.
  • Last, however not slightest, astounding help: Right from the season of assessment of their product amid the time for testing till today, I found the help group rushed to react and set aside opportunity to hand-hold at every last advance. The help group simply stick to help and make no endeavors to offer their items. I need to say Paul who came to work one hour sooner today and spent that additional hour to take care of my one-of-a-kind issue. I would suggest iSpring just on this check: world-class bolster!!
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Cons

Articulate Studio

  • It's icing on the cake. It provides a lot of usability with its quiz-maker and presenter. The presenter can sometimes feel like an unnecessary add on. If it didn't come apart of a package, I don't think we would have purchased it outright.
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iSpring Suite

  • Screen capturing leaves much to be desired. This functionality is still very basic.
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Likelihood to Renew

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
There is very little chance that this software wold not be renewed. It has become an integral part of our standard software for elearning development.
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iSpring Suite

No score
No answers yet
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Usability

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
This is very useable software even for novice eLearning authoring users. People with some PowerPoint experience should be fine with this software and even Excel!
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iSpring Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Overall support is great for issues that they are able to help with. Other times it seems like instead of fixing the bugs you are told to wait for the newest version so instead of getting a fix for free you have to pay to upgrade. I have found this frustrating
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iSpring Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Articulate Studio

We look at Captivate first, which Adobe oddly leaves out of its Creative Cloud suite, and I can see why it seems to be completely foreign in term of UI vs other Adobe products. The familiar PPT structure Captivate leverages is completely absent and the tools are much more rigid. Exporting was also more difficult - it's pretty night and day different. Captivate is AWFUL, especially for an Adobe product.
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iSpring Suite

I think iSpring is very similar to other main competitors (that we have evaluated) in terms of features and resources. The great difference is pricing, since iSpring has a low cost per license. It is very easy and quick to download, install and use, even during the trial period.
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Return on Investment

Articulate Studio

  • I only see positive impact since it is a very easy to use tool for rapid learning. The only point is to know what is possible to develop using this tool to avoid any kind of frustration afterwards.
  • Another positive impact is that we don't need a diversified development team. There is no need of technical professionals, and a creative instructional designer is enough to develop effective learning content using Studio.
  • The third positive impact is that Studio makes possible to realize short-term projects, mainly when there's already a PowerPoint presentation.
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iSpring Suite

  • You can rapidly give intuitive e-learning substance to your clients which causes them to enhance their insight... and after that to be more effective in their activity! In the event that they are, their organization is too. With the web based business instrument, you can make a connection to an online installment framework specifically offer your e-courses, The ROI is relatively prompt as the iSpring Learn membership expense is extremely reasonable and you can rapidly set the arrangement.
  • Client benefit is incredible.
  • Item gives ensured assets which can have an expiry date.
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Pricing Details

Articulate Studio

General

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

iSpring Suite

General

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

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