Compare Captivate, Articulate Storyline, iSpring Suite, and Lectora Inspire

 
Subscription
$29.99 per month
iSpring Suite Full Service
$970/year
Lectora Inspire w/live support
$2,174 1 license, plus support
 
Full License
$1099
iSpring Suite
$720
 
Edu Discount
$349
 
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Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
8.1
(Based on 100 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 183 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 183 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 35 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
6.8
(Based on 100 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 184 reviews)
9.4
(Based on 183 reviews)
7.6
(Based on 35 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
7.8
(Based on 43 reviews)
9.3
(Based on 52 reviews)
9.6
(Based on 115 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 13 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
7.8
(Based on 42 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 47 reviews)
9.4
(Based on 114 reviews)
7.6
(Based on 13 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
6.8
(Based on 80 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 171 reviews)
9.8
(Based on 181 reviews)
6.6
(Based on 34 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
7.4
(Based on 38 reviews)
9.4
(Based on 48 reviews)
9.7
(Based on 113 reviews)
6.7
(Based on 12 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
7.0
(Based on 102 reviews)
9.0
(Based on 184 reviews)
9.6
(Based on 182 reviews)
7.9
(Based on 35 reviews)
Small Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
21.2%
23.9%
51.0%
25.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
29.3%
29.9%
20.4%
22.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
49.5%
46.2%
28.6%
52.8%
 
Computer Software
12.9%
E-Learning
17.6%
E-Learning
10.4%
E-Learning
19.4%
 
Higher Education
11.2%
Professional Training & Coaching
5.7%
Higher Education
10.0%
Information Technology and Services
13.9%
 
E-Learning
10.3%
Hospital & Health Care
5.7%
Education Management
8.1%
Professional Training & Coaching
8.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.0%
Higher Education
5.2%
Hospital & Health Care
7.6%
Computer Software
8.3%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Financial Services
4.3%
Information Technology and Services
5.2%
Financial Services
8.3%
 
Other
55.2%
Other
61.4%
Other
58.8%
Other
41.7%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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Christine W.
Internal Consultant in Professional Training & Coaching

Interactivity, buttons, smart shapes, question slides,

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Angie B.
User in Information Services

Articulate Storyline 2 is one of the easiest and most intuitive software products on the market for eLearning course creation. Plenty of online, self-guided tutorials that have you up and running in no time flat. No programming knowledge necessary, yet you...

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Rick Z.
Executive Sponsor in Information Technology and Services

iSpring has been a reliable development tool for us. We have found it to be almost 100% compatible with ALL of PowerPoint's features. It works very quickly in terms of development and generation of courses. When we've had a question or issue, the Support...

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Joshua G.
User in Professional Training & Coaching

Lectora is extremely flexible and powerful that allows you to build anything. It's new interface is easy to use and added much need image editing tools. In combination with Camtasia and SnagIT Lectora truly is a very powerful authorware tool.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Retail

No drawing tools. Everything else works great and I have no complaints.

G2 Crowd User in Online Media

I don't like that the product is unstable and crashes continually, that every month or so I need to strip everything off of the computer, reload Windows 8, and reload Storyline, and start over. The mobile iOS player is unstable, doesn't support many of the...

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Guy L.
Executive Sponsor in Management Consulting

My experience is too short to answer this question. Up to now no problems

G2 Crowd User in Writing and Editing

It has a very steep learning curve. At that point, learning to code might be better.

 
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