- Leadership and innovation
- 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.
San Jose, CA
Adobe’s tools and services enable customers to create digital content, deploy it across media and devices, and measure and optimize it based on user data. By providing complete solutions that combine digital media creation with data-driven marketing, Adobe helps businesses improve their communications and strengthen their brands.
dominKnow Learning Systems
The dominKnow Platform is a content authoring and publishing solution designed to support an organization’s learning content strategy. The platform allows organizations to collaboratively gather, design, create, share, reuse, deliver and measure content that can be used to help learners at times of need, from formal learning to on the job.
Gutenberg Technology is an innovative developer and provider of digital publishing solutions for publishers. With offices in France and in the US, its main innovation, MyEbookFactory, works as a powerful platform and database that enables editing and enriching books from A to Z, and publishing them simultaneously on every reading device.
Growth Engineering Ltd.
Windsor United Kingdom
Growth Engineering is a learning technologies company. It focuses on engaging learners with their training, and is a specialist in applying gamification to online learning programs. Its solutions include the Academy LMS, a gamified, social learning portal, and Genie, a game-based content authoring tool.
Lumesse offers CourseBuilder, a cloud-based, e-learning authoring solution that empowers clients' global teams to deliver engaging learning content, suitable for desktops and mobile devices. Key stakeholders can create, share and collaborate in real-time during the content development process, using one intuitive and easy-to-use solution.
LearningMate Solutions, Inc.
New York, NY
LearningMate’s focus in L&D has strengthened its position as an intuitive, informed development partner for cutting-edge solutions. LearningMate’s services span from consulting, custom courseware, rich media development, product development, learning analytics, and LMS customization, administration and maintenance services.
Brighton United Kingdom
Appitierre offers Evolve Authoring and Bloom Learning academy. Evolve is an intuitive tool for quickly building e-learning content. It integrates easily with SCORM, TinCan, Moodle and a range of other LMS platforms. Evolve creates HTML5 e-learning content that works on any platform or device from desktops to tablets and mobiles.
Overland Park, KS
CD2 Learning, standing for Content Driven Delivery Learning, offers a complete, cloud-based solution with LMS, CMS, built-in content authoring tools, gamification and social collaboration capabilities.
iSpring Solutions, Inc.
iSpring Solutions is an international software company that provides e-learning authoring tools used by companies and educational institutions worldwide. iSpring Suite is an e-learning authoring kit which allows clients to create courses, quizzes, conversation simulations, video lectures and screencasts for mobile and desktop devices.
MindOnSite is a leader in developing customized learning (digital learning, blended learning, mobile learning) for online and offline modes. They assist organizations in implementing a complete and customized learning environment that offers a unified learning experience. They provide learning management and content creation software solutions for online and offline use.
Xyleme delivers content management for learning and development. Xyleme partners with organizations to transform the way they author, publish, deliver and analyze learning content to close skill gaps and improve overall employee performance.
Brighton United Kingdom
gomo authoring creates responsive and adaptive HTML5 e-learning content automatically. From a single HTML5 code base, content can be published once and accessed on desktops, tablets and smartphones. gomo hosting puts content into the hands of learners instantly, via websites, LMSs, social media sites and more.
eXact learning solutions
The eXact learning Suite comprises a fully-fledged, enterprise-wide LCMS, a template-based authoring environment, comprising an advanced, local client application and a 100% web-based tool, as well as an app to manage, deliver and track learning content through mobile devices.
Lectora by Trivantis is a leading e-learning authoring software with Responsive Course Design for easy mobile-friendly development. Responsive Course Design provides a timesaving “design once, publish to all devices” approach to creating content for all devices.
Talentsoft Learning is a key figure in software and services dedicated to blended learning training (on-site and distance training). Support is provided to businesses from all industries by enhancing their skills and human capital.
Learnetic SA offers a complete suite of advanced software applications supporting all stages of e-publishing processes. Their main product is mAuthor, a comprehensive digital publishing solution designed for mobile interactive (HTML5) content creation and delivery along with an effective sales and distribution system.
New York, NY
Articulate Storyline is a tool for creating interactive courses and content. Articulate Studio is an easy way to create courses from PowerPoint content. Both publish to Flash, HTML5, and iPad, so learners can access Articulate courses on nearly any device.
Lewes United Kingdom
Elucidat helps training providers and learning teams to create high-quality content, speed up go to market, and gain more insight on content performance. Elucidat’s simplified authoring experience empowers all team members (even non-technical) to create high-quality learning.
CrossKnowledge’s solutions enable workforce empowerment and global strategic alignment, providing a learning experience for the individual and ROI for the organization. CrossKnowledge offers a digital publishing system, Mohive, which allows organizations to create e-learning content by facilitating planning, authoring, quality assurance and publishing.
Palo Alto, CA
Geenio is a modern and comprehensive platform for managing the learning process and creating educational courses. It provides tools for creating a learning cycle from content creation to the final analysis of results. Geenio’s built-in page editor creates flexible and interactive courses, which work on any device with a modern browser.