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side-by-side comparison of Blackboard Learn vs. Trainual
based on preference data from user reviews. Blackboard Learn rates 3.9/5 stars with 741 reviews. By contrast, Trainual rates 4.6/5 stars with 254 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
(741)
3.9 out of 5
Blackboard Learn
Trainual
Trainual
(254)
4.6 out of 5
Trainual
Star Rating
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Trainual
Trainual
Market Segments
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Enterprise (50.3% of reviews)
Trainual
Trainual
Small-Business (69.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
No pricing information available
Trainual
Trainual
$99/month

Blackboard Learn vs Trainual

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Trainual easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Trainual overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Trainual meets the needs of their business better than Blackboard Learn.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Trainual is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Trainual over Blackboard Learn.
Categories
Shared Categories
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Trainual
Trainual
Blackboard Learn and Trainual are categorized as Corporate Learning Management Systems and Sales Training and Onboarding
Unique Categories
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn is categorized as Healthcare LMS, Assessment, and Learning Management System (LMS)
Pricing
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Trainual
Trainual Pricing
Pro
$99/month
Premium
$149/month
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.2
Responses: 667
Trainual
Trainual
9.2
Responses: 228
Ease of Use
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 672
Trainual
Trainual
9.1
Responses: 227
Ease of Setup
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.5
Responses: 135
Trainual
Trainual
8.7
Responses: 179
Ease of Admin
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 133
Trainual
Trainual
8.8
Responses: 184
Quality of Support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 540
Trainual
Trainual
9.4
Responses: 181
Ease of Doing Business With
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 102
Trainual
Trainual
9.5
Responses: 159
Product Direction (% positive)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.4
Responses: 672
Trainual
Trainual
9.4
Responses: 224
Features
Course Authoring
Course Builder
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
10.0
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Questions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.4
Responses: 9
Verified Feature
Instructor-Led Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.4
Responses: 9
Customized Learning Paths
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.5
Responses: 10
Verified Feature
Video simulations
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.2
Responses: 10
Verified Feature
Course Authoring
Course Builder
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.3
Responses: 7
Trainual
Trainual
9.3
Responses: 78
Role-Based Templates
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 7
Trainual
Trainual
9.2
Responses: 74
Assessments & Quizzes
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.7
Responses: 9
Trainual
Trainual
8.8
Responses: 81
Instructor-Led Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.2
Responses: 8
Trainual
Trainual
Feature Not Available
Course Management
Gamification
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.3
Responses: 9
Assessments
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.1
Responses: 13
Verified Feature
Certifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.2
Responses: 13
Verified Feature
Manager Portals
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
8.7
Responses: 9
Feedback
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.3
Responses: 10
Verified Feature
Course Delivery
Learning Paths
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 8
Trainual
Trainual
9.0
Responses: 73
24/7 Availability
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.3
Responses: 7
Trainual
Trainual
9.6
Responses: 80
Communication & Notifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
Trainual
Trainual
9.3
Responses: 75
Assignment Scheduling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
Trainual
Trainual
9.0
Responses: 67
Platform
File support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.6
Responses: 12
Verified Feature
Mobile support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.4
Responses: 11
Verified Feature
Integration
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.2
Responses: 10
Verified Feature
Course Management
Gamification
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 6
Trainual
Trainual
8.3
Responses: 46
Varied User Types
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
Trainual
Trainual
9.4
Responses: 67
Certifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.9
Responses: 7
Trainual
Trainual
Feature Not Available
Industry Compliance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.1
Responses: 38
Onboarding
Documentation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.4
Responses: 13
Verified Feature
Coaching
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.7
Responses: 10
Verified Feature
Programs
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.5
Responses: 11
Verified Feature
Platform
Customization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
8.7
Responses: 99
Integration APIs
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
8.6
Responses: 44
Internationalization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
Feature Not Available
User, Role, and Access Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
8.9
Responses: 125
Performance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.1
Responses: 116
Mobility
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
8.6
Responses: 69
Reporting
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
8.7
Responses: 79
Dashboards
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
9.0
Responses: 105
LMS Marketplace
E-Commerce
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
Feature Not Available
Course Marketplace
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
Feature Not Available
Subscriptions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
Feature Not Available
Interface
White Labeling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
Trainual
Trainual
8.5
Responses: 47
Multilingual
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Trainual
Trainual
Feature Not Available
Training & eLearning
Assessments and Practice
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 28
Trainual
Trainual
9.0
Responses: 83
Content Delivery and Tracking
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.8
Responses: 32
Trainual
Trainual
9.1
Responses: 127
Content Creation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.2
Responses: 27
Trainual
Trainual
8.9
Responses: 85
Customer Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 20
Trainual
Trainual
8.8
Responses: 86
Manager Portals
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 17
Trainual
Trainual
9.2
Responses: 112
Content Storage and Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 28
Trainual
Trainual
9.1
Responses: 123
Content Libraries
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.7
Responses: 24
Trainual
Trainual
9.0
Responses: 80
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Blackboard Learn were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment, while reviewers for Trainual were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
16.6%
Trainual
Trainual
69.0%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
33.1%
Trainual
Trainual
29.0%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
50.3%
Trainual
Trainual
2.0%
Reviewers' Industry
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Industry
Higher Education
45.1%
Education Management
19.3%
E-Learning
9.7%
Primary/Secondary Education
3.0%
Information Technology and Services
1.9%
Other
21.0%
Trainual
Trainual Industry
Real Estate
9.3%
Marketing and Advertising
9.3%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
7.7%
Construction
4.8%
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Other
64.5%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Blackboard Learn
Neil H.
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

From a student user perspective, I like how easy and uncomplicated Blackboard can be to keep up with my classes all from one place online. It allows me to easily access documents, online quizzes, online tests, grades and any other relevant class resources...

Trainual
G
Administrator in Health, Wellness and Fitness

Having a go-to space to create training info for new hires! Our process includes onboarding guides for Manager and new hire, plus process and procedures training.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Blackboard Learn
Stefan B.
User in Research

It is cumbersome to use. It seems like a product from the '90s and takes too much effort, even for trivial tasks. The interface has improved a bit with recent updates, but it is still complicated to use. Many common tasks are actually implemented better...

Trainual
Christina S.
Administrator in Information Services

That when I create a process I'm still prompted to take the course. I think it's a bit over prices and we never received any training so based off this survey I would say we're only using a small portion of what all it could do. This survey has shown me...

Discussions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Discussions
It seems like I see a lot of reviews saying 'back in the day' in reference to how Blackboard has been surpassed by several new products. What new products are out there today that compete well or have surpassed Blackboard in both features and usability?
3 comments
Jon J.
JJ
It think D2L (Desire To Learn) is a pretty good modern alternative to Blackboard. It requires far less down time and is more intuitive. I've had better...Read more
API
1 comment
Asmat M.
AM
Hi Asmat, This is Shaun from G2. If you’re looking for information about APIs in Blackboard Learn, this is a useful website:...Read more
I would be curious if the designers have taken to heart the UX concerns that have been raised.
1 comment
JM
Everyone dislikes their enterprise level LMS and wants to replace it. I worked with Bb daily for 8 years. Yes. I had complaints about the UX. But the...Read more
Trainual
Trainual Discussions
search for employees by name - set up departments and track training progress of teams - content
1 comment
MM
Under the user settings you can assign a role. We use roles for our departments internally. This has allowed us to assign content to each role (department)...Read more
Would you be able to add a "screenshot function" instead of attachment dragging for Microsoft PC?
1 comment
HV
You can just copy the screenshot to your clipboard and paste it. This is what I usually do.Read more
Not sure how to word my question, but I find the layout to be a little been "broken up".
1 comment
Robby R.
RR
You can submit a layout change as a feature request here: https://trainual.canny.io/feature-requestsRead more
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