Course Authoring Software

Best Course Authoring Software

Do you need to deliver an essential update within the organization and looking for a course authoring tool for preparing engaging content? GoodFirms is dedicated to assisting businesses like yours to find the right software products. Here, GoodFirms has curated a list of the best eLearning authoring tool based on thorough market research. You can compare popular and core features and choose an eLearning course solution based upon your business size. Navigate through this list of the best course authoring software to find the right fit for you to speed up the eLearning development process within your organization.

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List of eLearning Authoring Software | Best Course Authoring Tool

Produce elearning that makes a real difference.

Elucidat help organizations to create, manage and measure people-centered e-learning.

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Articulate 360
Get the world's best e-learning apps

Articulate 360 is a subscription that has everything course creators need for e-learning development.Articulate users can also find inspiration, guidance, product support, and best practices in the Articulate community: E-Learning Heroes. It’s the #1 community for course creators with over 770,000 members worldwide, and it’s completely free to join.

Create and sell beautiful online courses

Teachable is a powerful, easy-to-use online course creation platform. Since our founding, we’ve been on a mission to make education accessible, engaging, and profitable. Today, over 7,500 creators (and counting) are building courses powered by Teachable.


4. OpenEdX

Deliver inspiring learning experiences on any scale

Open edX is the open source platform that powers Through our commitment to the open source vision, Open edX code is freely available to the community. Institutions and companies can host their own instances of Open edX and offer their own classes. Educators can extend the platform to build learning tools that precisely meet their needs.

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The Most Trusted WordPress LMS

LearnDash is the premier WordPress LMS designed to bring learning management and elearning delivery to the WordPress open-source platform.The #1 choice of Fortune 500 companies, major universities, training organizations, and entrepreneurs worldwide for creating (and selling) their online courses.

30 Days

6. Schoox

We Transform Learning into Business Growth

Schoox is a complete, intelligent, innovative Talent Development Platform and it goes far beyond simply managing your learning process. It helps employees learn, develop their skills and drive company's business growth. That said, Schoox covers the entire range of activities that help companies - from small to enterprise - change their perception about learning and talent management from a traditi... read more

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Do More with an All-In-One Authoring Tools for eLearning

For more than a decade dominKnow has been creating eLearning authoring tools and software for large teams. dominKnow is a web-based, collaborative authoring and content management solution designed for creating, managing, and delivering high-impact, multi-device learning.With dominKnow, teams can easily collaborate in real-time, share and re-use content across projects, and engage subject matter e... read more

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Unlock and share your company’s knowledge

Easygenerator has been providing cloud-based e-learning software since 2013. Employees are enabled to quickly create engaging content, instead of relying on traditional course development processes. The Rotterdam-based company has more than 50,000 users in over 120 countries.Enterprise clients include T-Mobile, Unilever, New Relic and Drake University.

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All-in-One Screen Recorder, Video Editor & eLearning Authoring Software

ActivePresenter includes all the tools needed to record screen, annotate, edit screencast videos and create interactive eLearning contents in HTML5.Capture screen when mouse clicked or key pressed. Each action is captured as a slide which explains in detail what the viewer should follow to master the lesson.

Free version
Lectora Online
The Award-Winning Provider of Authoring, VR Authoring, & eLearning Software Solutions

Lectora’s popular Getting Started templates, including new ones from Fastercourse are the ultimate shortcut for authoring. Each template includes built-in navigation, interactive samples, page layouts, and instructions for use. Plus, these built-in templates offer different learning styles and course types such as basic linear, non-linear, microlearning, scenario-based, adaptive, time of need/ju... read more

Free version
See your people at their best

CypherWorx offers an award-winning, cloud-based LMS designed to simplify the training and certification process. Our LMS, CollaborNation, is home to an extensive course catalog, robust tracking tools, and custom integration options. With our SCORM/AICC-compliant site, courses are easily assigned, available 24/7, and offer certificates upon completion.

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12. isEazy

Your cloud-based authoring tool

IsEazy is a cloud authoring tool designed to create e-learning content in a simple and agile way.IsEazy is a SaaS designed tool therefore any professional profile, without the need for technical knowledge, can create e-learning courses fully responsive and compatible with any device, in a very simple and intuitive way.

Free version

13. WorkWize

Our user-friendly Authoring Tool makes creating unique course content simple.

WorkWize Author removes the inevitable compromises made when buying off-the-shelf eLearning solutions. Courses can exactly reflect your business methods, policies and procedures, offering employees a completely relevant learning experience. Interactive learning content can be produced at a fraction of the cost usually associated with bespoke eLearning development.

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Easily Build Your eLearning Courses

Whether you’re a global Blue Chip, or a startup, we scale our solution to meet your training needs. Since 1996, we’ve been guiding clients through all stages of planning, set-up, development and implementation – transforming their eLearning capabilities.

Free version
Zenler Studio
Create Professional looking interactive eLearning courses.

e-Learning & m-Learning Authoring is now as easy as creating a PowerPoint presentation. With a single click, you can publish your eLearning content in PowerPoint to multiple formats, including Flash, HTML5 and other mobile devices. Publish the same course from Zenler Studiol to HTML5, Flash and Other Mobile devices.

Free version

16. Composica

Compose responsive learning experiences

Composica is more than an authoring tool.It’s a collaborative, responsive authoring platform.Authoring freedom is our number one goal. Forget about limited, form-based authoring tools or bulky, rigid course templates, players, and wrappers.Composica puts you in full control of your course’s design and behavior. Any object can be styled, modified, and positioned to your heart’s content.


17. SoftChalk

Introducing SoftChalk Cloud… Content Creation Software

SoftChalk content authoring and hosting solutions are critical to the success of e-learning initiatives, providing educators an easy, fast, affordable way to create, organize and share rich, interactive content that engages students in the learning process and inspires learning. Lesson content is web-based and can be delivered in a learning management system, content management system, on a web-se... read more

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18. CourseArc

Transform the learning experience with CourseArc

CourseArc™ is a cloud-based tool for creating high-quality digital content. CourseArc™ reduces the time and effort required to bring a course to production.CourseArc is a digital content creation tool that enables easy creation of engaging, interactive, accessible and affordable online courses.

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19. Wizcabin

Elearning automation tool for producing online courses fast

Wizcabin provides automated eLearning tools that help you create and launch eLearning in half the time at one third cost.With Wizcabin, you don't need any design or development skills to author beautiful device friendly interactive eLearning. Just convert your training documents into a storyboard and upload it to Wizcabin, and you are done!

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Avina AT

20. Avina AT

E.Learning has never been easier!

Avina Authoring Tools is a professional online lecture software, fully integrated with tools to support the production of international E.Learning training content from simple to complex. Avina Authoring Tools with well-organized and smart features, suitable for beginners or advanced technology experts.

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21. EasyProf

You are an HR Manager, a trainer, a teacher, a tutor or a Subject Matter Expert

EasyProf ® is an authoring tool that allows you create powerful interactive multimedia courses in a simple and intuitive way. Itanova (Innovative Training Academy SAS), owner of EasyProf ®, is a software company specialized in the development and implementation of global multimedia solutions for corporate knowledge management. Itanova’s focus area is both in the enterprises and educational fie... read more

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22. eLAT

Create Amazing Mobile eLearning Courses with eLAT

eLAT is an amazing eLearning authoring tool that helps create amazing eLearning experience. From desktop to tablets and mobiles, eLAT eLearning software works on all kinds of devices and platforms.eLAT is an amazing eLearning authoring tool that helps you create amazing eLearning experience online.

Evolve Authoring
The easiest way to create stylish, responsive HTML5 eLearning content.

The authoring tool that provides the easiest way to create stylish, responsive HTML5 elearning content.With over 35 components and extensions Evolve will help you solve any learning design challenge.From software simulation to video branching scenarios Evolve makes creating compelling content for your learners a cinch.

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eLearning Solutions for Schools, Teachers and Students

Transformica is a comprehensive eLearning platform giving teachers the power to create interactive eLearning courses & assessments, and track student progress in real-time. Teachers and students can also buy ready-made eLearning packages that are closely aligned to the curriculum across a wide range of subjects.

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Nimble Elearning
Nimble is no ordinary elearning website

Nimble is an approachable elearning system that makes it super easy for customers to build courses and release them to their teams. Many of our customers share the same challenges; they see the value that elearning can add to their L&D programme, but are constrained by their budget, time (or lack of it) and experience.

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Create branded learning experiences for Consumer Education

BrandLX removed the technical barriers from launching and continuously refining our online Superfeet Certificated Retailer Program.BrandLX is a mobile learning + rewards platform for brands & businesses of all sizes.We know how people learn and have created out-of-the box learning behavior models that allow you to create an experience that turns learning into loyalty, and beyond.

Looking for help navigating the vast world of e-Learning?

CourseAvenue will help you blaze the trail to quickly turn information into education that is accessible to everyone.Cloud-based software for collaborative development of accessible eLearning.Simple yet powerful hosted learning management system for delivering and tracking eLearning.

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Rapid e-Learning development

CourseLab is a powerful, yet easy-to-use, e-Learning authoring tool that offers a programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-Learning content that can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), CD-ROMs and other devices.CourseLab is available as a commercial product (version 2.7) and as freeware (version 2.4).

Free version
Seamless content creation for eLearning teams.

eNetAuthor® is a responsive content tool that allows you to create your own training material.eNetAuthor is a cloud-based authoring tool for eLearning teams, which manages projects from concept to delivery.You can quickly create high quality and engaging eLearning content without any specialist knowledge.

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Gutenberg Technology
Start Your Digital Transformation with Gutenberg Technology

GT is an edtech company based in Paris and Boston and offers a revolutionary Authoring & Distribution platform for empowering world-class content creation and digital transformation capabilities for top corporations, universities, and publishers.With offices in Boston and Paris, Gutenberg Technology has created a robust, modular SaaS offering, MyEcontentFactory, that simplifies the digital content... read more

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Instancy Learning
Scalable, flexible, powerful & complete

Create, manage, and deliver learning programs through the web & mobile devices from one integrated platform.The Instancy Learning On-Demand Platform™ is a cloud-based system that enables the creation, management and delivery of online + mobile training and education.

30 Days
dominKnow | One
Best eLearning Authoring Tool

dominKnow | ONE provides a fully featured collaborative Course Authoring solution with responsive, traditional and software simulation authoring with and adaptive interface making it easy enough for SMEs yet powerful for advanced designers all in one central system.

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33. Versal

A fresh, creative way to share knowledge across your organization.

Versal is an online eLearning platform for the modern workforce. It's all all-in-one collaborative solution for creating engaging and interactive courses, and delivering them to learners everywhere.

15 Days


Transform Your Online Training with ePath Learning ASAP Learning Management System

Our cloud-based learning management system, or LMS, supports your online training initiatives. ePath Learning ASAP LMS automates your entire training process from content development and course registration through tracking and reporting, in one easy-to-use software platform. It’s an award-winning online training solution!

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Create and sell online courses, all-in-one

LearnWorlds is a powerful, easy-to-use and reliable training solution for individuals and enterprises. A fully customizable, white-label solution to train employees and associates, educate customers, or sell online courses to a wide audience. Our cloud-based e-learning platform offers Professionals, Entrepreneurs & Training Managers a solution tailored to their specific needs and a team of experts... read more

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Open eLearning
E-Learning authoring tool

Open eLearning is free software, providing an eLearning development tool. It’s one of the most popular open-source eLearning Authoring Tools. It has been used for the design of eLearning courses for all Learning Management System With SCORM compliance and mobile responsiveness for playback on all devices, ease of use along with a good amount of advanced features.

Free version

37. Adapt

Multi-Device eLearning

Adapt is a free and easy to use an e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content using the award-winning Adapt developer framework.

Free version

38. eXe

The eLearning XHTML editor

The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages.

Free version

39. Xerte

A full suite of tools for e-Learning developers and content authors.

The Xerte Project aims to provide high-quality free software to educators all over the world and to build a global community of users and developers. We believe that simple things should be simple and that anything should be possible.

Free version