eLearning Authoring Tools Comparison

Thinking about choosing a desktop or cloud-based authoring tool? Know what you could be giving up by going desktop.

See how dominKnow compares for the 9 critical attributes of a modern content authoring and publishing tool.

eLearning Authoring Tools Comparison

Responsive Output

dominKnow

True responsive, flexible, adaptive, single-source content

Desktop Tools

No, uses shrink only or multiple screen design

Web-based Tools

No, uses restrictive templates or block-based content

Real-time collaboration

dominKnow

Yes, work with anyone from anywhere in real-time

Desktop Tools

No

Web-based Tools

Some

FULL ASSET SHARING AND CONTENT RE-USE

dominKnow 

Yes, share and reuse any content from anywhere

Desktop Tools

No

Web-based Tools

Some

CENTRAL CONTROL, ACCESS, AND
MANAGEMENT OF CONTENT

dominKnow

Yes, maximize your learning content investment

Desktop Tools

No

Web-based Tools

Some

FULL-FEATURED AUTHORING

dominKnow 

Yes, the features of desktop solutions combined with the benefits of cloud-based computing

Desktop Tools

Yes

Web-based Tools

Limited feature set

AN INTEGRATED REVIEW PROCESS

dominKnow

Yes, in tool review for any number of reviewers, from anywhere in the world — free

Desktop Tools

No

Web-based Tools

Some

MS OFFICE INTEGRATION

dominKnow 

PowerPoint Import, Word/Excel Import/Export

Desktop Tools

PowerPoint Import

Web-based Tools

No

XAPI (TIN CAN) SUPPORT

dominKnow

Fully supported, core and customs statements (no programming necessary)

Desktop Tools

Basic, requires programming

Web-based Tools

Basic, requires programming

CONTENT PUBLISHING OUTPUT

dominKnow 

HTML5

Desktop Tools

FLASH first

Web-based Tools

HTML5

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