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TrainingIndustry.com continuously monitors the training marketplace looking for the best providers of authoring tools. This first annual list joins Training Industry’s current roster of top provider lists, designed to help buy-side organizations in their searches for the right training partners.

Selection to this year's Top Authoring Tools Companies was based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership and innovation2012 TO Authoring Tools
  • Features and capabilities of the Authoring Tools
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Company focus on the authoring platforms
  • Strength and number of clients/users 
  • Geographic reach

Due to the diversity of services included in authoring tools, no attempt is made to rank the top companies.

Lumesse

Lumesse

Oslo , Other , Norway

Lumesse is the only global company making talent management solutions...
Adobe

Adobe

San Jose , CA , United States

Our tools and services enable our customers to create groundbreaking...
OutStart

OutStart

Boston , MA , United States

OutStart software powers formal and on-demand learning, knowledge sharing and...
Brainshark, Inc.

Brainshark, Inc.

Waltham , MA , United States

Brainshark: Create, Share and Track eLearning Content and...
SumTotal Systems

SumTotal Systems

Gainesville , FL , United States

Largest independent provider of integrated HR solutions...
Rapid Intake

Rapid Intake

Provo , UT , United States

Rapid Intake is the leader in rapid interactive e-learning development...
Articulate

Articulate

New York , NY , United States

Create online courses with the world’s favorite e-learning authoring...
Lectora

Lectora

Cincinnati , OH , United States

e-Learning...
ReadyGo, Inc.

ReadyGo, Inc.

Mountain View , CA , United States

ReadyGo was founded in 1999 to create tools and provide...
Mzinga

Mzinga

Burlington , MA , United States

Connect, learn, interact—and make your business...