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Author-It Alternatives & Competitors

(25)4.0 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Author-It? Tons of people want Course Authoring Software to help with content creation, content libraries, and xml authoring . What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Course Authoring Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Author-It. Based on reviewer data you can see how Author-It stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. MadCap Flare, SAP Litmos, Brainshark, and Lessonly are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Author-It.

Top Alternatives to Author-It

  • MadCap Flare
  • SAP Litmos
  • Brainshark
  • Lessonly
  • iSpring Suite

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Author-It

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  1. MadCap Flare

    (223)4.4 out of 5
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    MadCap Flare allows you to create, manage and publish content to a variety of formats, including print, online, desktop and mobile.

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  2. MadCap Flare allows you to create, manage and publish content to a variety of formats, including print, online, desktop and mobile.

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    JG
    Its robust and has a function for pretty much anything you can think of. I love the ability to do conditional snippets making single source authoring to multiple outputs even easier. Madcap 2019...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, MadCap Flare is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #2
    #2
  3. SAP Litmos

    (422)4.3 out of 5
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    SAP Litmos is a Learning Management System (LMS) designed to deliver and track on-demand training for an unlimited number of users, quickly and easily.

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  4. SAP Litmos is a Learning Management System (LMS) designed to deliver and track on-demand training for an unlimited number of users, quickly and easily.

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    Michael Stuart-In D.
    MD
    SAP Litmos is the great cloud-based computer management software that it can combines powerful service planning and scheduling features with perfect tools for team’s members. It is the best...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, SAP Litmos is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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    #3
  5. Brainshark

    (435)4.4 out of 5

    Brainshark’s sales readiness platform gives you the tools to prepare all your client-facing teams with the knowledge and skills they need to perform at the highest level. With best-of-breed solutions for training, coaching, content and more, you can ensure reps are always ready to make the most of any selling situation. Thousands of companies – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to get better results from their sales enablement initiatives

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  6. Brainshark’s sales readiness platform gives you the tools to prepare all your client-facing teams with the knowledge and skills they need to perform at the highest level. With best-of-breed solutions for training, coaching, content and more, you can ensure reps are always ready to make the most of any selling situation. Thousands of companies – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to get better results from their sales enablement initiatives

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    CW
    Brainshark has become the one place I can look to find what I need, no matter the topic or where I am working from. I wouldn't want to use anything else. I love it.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Brainshark is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  7. Lessonly

    (370)4.7 out of 5
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    Lessonly is the powerfully simple training software that helps customer-facing teams learn, practice, and do better work.

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  8. Lessonly is the powerfully simple training software that helps customer-facing teams learn, practice, and do better work.

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    Christopher T.
    CT
    How easy it is to make adjustments once it is established.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Lessonly is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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    #5
  9. iSpring Suite

    (308)4.7 out of 5

    iSpring Suite is a cutting edge training eLearning authoring tool that helps you easily create mobile-ready presentations or video courses in PowerPoint and share them online to reach the global audience.

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  10. iSpring Suite is a cutting edge training eLearning authoring tool that helps you easily create mobile-ready presentations or video courses in PowerPoint and share them online to reach the global audience.

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    UE
    The software is pretty user-friendly, particularly if you have no experience with creating html5 presentation. You can easily do a presentation. If you like to do something more prefessional,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, iSpring Suite is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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  11. Articulate Storyline 3

    (228)4.6 out of 5

    Articulate Storyline 3 is designed for people who want to easily create interactive e-learning courses and content. Only Articulate Storyline has slide layers, triggers, and states—the features that let you create any type of interactivity you can imagine without programming.

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  12. Articulate Storyline 3 is designed for people who want to easily create interactive e-learning courses and content. Only Articulate Storyline has slide layers, triggers, and states—the features that let you create any type of interactivity you can imagine without programming.

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    AH
    I like how user friendly storyline is. It didn't take me long to get up and running with it.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Articulate Storyline 3 is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  13. Adobe Captivate

    (157)3.9 out of 5

    Adobe Captivate is an author interactive eLearning and mLearning content. Easily create demos in HD, application simulations, and soft skills and compliance training.

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  14. Adobe Captivate is an author interactive eLearning and mLearning content. Easily create demos in HD, application simulations, and soft skills and compliance training.

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    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Adobe Captivate is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
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  15. Powtoon

    (122)4.3 out of 5

    Powtoon and Slides combine the power of animation w/ Awesome design. Quickly and easily make stunning presentations for FREE!

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  16. Powtoon and Slides combine the power of animation w/ Awesome design. Quickly and easily make stunning presentations for FREE!

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    Allison W.
    AW
    Powtoon supplies you with all of the fundamentals needed to create a fully functional video for your company. From templates to stock images and music, you can create a video from top to bottom....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Powtoon is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  17. Tovuti LMS

    (113)4.7 out of 5
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    Tovuti LMS is a learning management platform that can help you share your ideas with the world. Elearning content development and web design services are available.

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  18. Tovuti LMS is a learning management platform that can help you share your ideas with the world. Elearning content development and web design services are available.

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    Moriah K.
    MK
    Tovuti provides an amazing architecture for you to get in and build an amazing whitelabeled site with crazy ease of use! For anything that is outside of your teams capabilities they also have a a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Tovuti LMS is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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  19. VidGrid

    (107)4.8 out of 5

    VidGrid is a video communication platform for organizations to record, share, and store videos on the cloud.

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  20. VidGrid is a video communication platform for organizations to record, share, and store videos on the cloud.

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    SM
    The fact that when I take a video then it it uploaded right away and then I am able to easily edit it

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, VidGrid is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  21. 360Learning

    (101)4.6 out of 5
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    Engage experts, trainers and learners and quickly create a global digital culture

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  22. Engage experts, trainers and learners and quickly create a global digital culture

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    AB
    It is very easy to build a course and publish it. Another great thing is learner-centric.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, 360Learning is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  23. Auzmor Learn

    (100)4.8 out of 5

    Auzmor is the simplest way for modern teams to learn like never before.

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  24. Auzmor is the simplest way for modern teams to learn like never before.

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    Kim S.
    KS
    The reporting is incredible and I think Auzmor Learn has all the features that an LMS should have. The SSO was really helpful for us and the system is really easy and has a great UI. They do a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Auzmor Learn is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  25. Document360

    (91)4.7 out of 5

    Document360 helps your team create, collaborate, and publish a self-service knowledge base for your software with ease

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  26. Document360 helps your team create, collaborate, and publish a self-service knowledge base for your software with ease

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    Prajwal K.
    PK
    It is very easy to navigate and it worked seamlessly with MS Teams platform.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Document360 is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  27. Archbee

    (86)4.6 out of 5

    Create beautiful diagrams that power your software development team

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  28. Create beautiful diagrams that power your software development team

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    Peter K.
    PK
    The tool is really fast. If you get a hang of it you can create almost anything with keyboard shortcuts. You can create public doscpaces to share with your clients I often use it as a knowledgebase.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Archbee is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  29. Articulate 360

    (71)4.5 out of 5

    Articulate 360 makes every aspect of e‑learning course development simpler, faster, and less expensive. Subscribe to Articulate 360 to get everything you need to complete your e‑learning projects, from start to finish.

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  30. Articulate 360 makes every aspect of e‑learning course development simpler, faster, and less expensive. Subscribe to Articulate 360 to get everything you need to complete your e‑learning projects, from start to finish.

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    FF
    I like the ability to quickly make courses that look like quality webpages, without you needing to know how to code websites.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Articulate 360 is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  31. Knovio

    (70)4.2 out of 5
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    The Knovio Video Platform is your video content management system that expands your video capabilities to include creating and sharing online video presentations, video hosting and live streaming.

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  32. The Knovio Video Platform is your video content management system that expands your video capabilities to include creating and sharing online video presentations, video hosting and live streaming.

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    Charlene K.
    CK
    I love that Knovio is so highly user-friendly.

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Knovio is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  33. LearnUpon LMS

    (70)4.6 out of 5

    LearnUpon's LMS helps businesses unlock the power of learning.

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  34. LearnUpon's LMS helps businesses unlock the power of learning.

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    Simon S.
    SS
    Ease of deployment and administration. I was able to transition our company's significant Training infrastructure from a legacy LMS platform to LearnUpon in a smooth and remarkably timely...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, LearnUpon LMS is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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  35. Documentum

    (42)3.6 out of 5

    The Documentum platform offers an enterprise content management system with the essential capabilities to control all your information content.

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  36. The Documentum platform offers an enterprise content management system with the essential capabilities to control all your information content.

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    Laura G.
    LG
    Multiple versions of the document make it easier to envision options

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Documentum is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
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  37. Ibexa DXP (formerly eZ Platform Enterprise Edition)

    (35)4.1 out of 5

    Deploy all the modules as a unified ‘experience’ platform solution; or focus on building with just the relevant modules for your current needs, and scale your solution and investment as you grow. Ibexa Content: For organizations who need to create content hubs and content services to use as a core component of their digital platform and services, and deliver content to any channel, Ibexa Content is a multichannel and headless content management system (CMS) designed for marketing, e-commerce and self-service apps. Ibexa Experience: Build outstanding customer experiences with Ibexa Experience a modern modular Digital Experience Platform (DXP). It is designed for customer-centric companies and organizations who want to go beyond managing content and creating websites but want to create frictionless memorable experiences for their customers and partners. Ibexa Commerce: Digitalize your business from customer awareness to purchase and beyond with Ibexa Commerce, a commerce-ready B2B DXP. It is designed for companies who need to transform the way they sell and who want to conduct business online, including the digitalization and automation of the business transactions.

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  38. Deploy all the modules as a unified ‘experience’ platform solution; or focus on building with just the relevant modules for your current needs, and scale your solution and investment as you grow. Ibexa Content: For organizations who need to create content hubs and content services to use as a core component of their digital platform and services, and deliver content to any channel, Ibexa Content is a multichannel and headless content management system (CMS) designed for marketing, e-commerce and self-service apps. Ibexa Experience: Build outstanding customer experiences with Ibexa Experience a modern modular Digital Experience Platform (DXP). It is designed for customer-centric companies and organizations who want to go beyond managing content and creating websites but want to create frictionless memorable experiences for their customers and partners. Ibexa Commerce: Digitalize your business from customer awareness to purchase and beyond with Ibexa Commerce, a commerce-ready B2B DXP. It is designed for companies who need to transform the way they sell and who want to conduct business online, including the digitalization and automation of the business transactions.

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    Felix L.
    FL
    Developing web and mobile apps based on 4 generations of eZ Systems CMS's has been a fantastic experience. The very best thing about eZ Platform is the backend. Symfony, Twig and clean APIs on...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Ibexa DXP (formerly eZ Platform Enterprise Edition) is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #20
  39. Arlo Training & Event Software

    (53)4.6 out of 5

    Arlo is a cloud-based training and event management system for managing, marketing and delivering physical and online training and event services.

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  40. Arlo is a cloud-based training and event management system for managing, marketing and delivering physical and online training and event services.

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    Andres P.
    AP
    Quite simple to use it, it is possible to link with many other available platforms, the technical support to the user has been efficient enough to solve medium problems that have arisen, giving...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Author-It, Arlo Training & Event Software is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable