When our in-house course design team wanted to move on from using Articulate Storyline – so we could create truly mobile responsive online courses in HTML5 – we chose Adapt.
It’s now our first choice for creating high-quality, bespoke learning for our own clients because as well as being powerful and flexible:
Read on for a full feature list for Adapt from Can Studios.
What’s best for your elearning content depends on things such as:
Compare Adapt from Can Studios to the open source tool – below – to help you decide.
We believe working in Adapt from Can Studios gives the best of both worlds: enjoy benefits of our commitment to the open source project combined with:
We can’t speak for what other providers’ of Adapt-based services offer – but this comparison will give you a handy checklist of things to ask them.
Can Studios service
Open source tool
Authoring tool itself
|Web-based application accessed in browser – no need to install software|
|Advanced mode – full-features and functionality for more experienced authors including ability to access to the course structure and menus|
|Lite mode – a slimmed down set of editing options, helpful for new or occasional users (eg subject experts making final amends)|
|Preview editor – see courses styled and laid out (and navigate around) as a learner will – while being able to add and delete page elements; edit page text and components in situ*|
|Quick switch to course preview – even in Advanced mode|
|Responsive mobile authoring – access core functions to build and edit courses on tablet and mobile*|
|Automatic daily project backups – restore single project without losing the work done on others (seven days archive)|
|Manual backup on demand – take a snapshot of your project at any time with a single click|
|Aligned to open source Adapt Learning project – your tool won’t diverge from the community version (ensuring easy support and portability)||N/A|
|Instant access free trial – your server will boot within minutes||N/A|
|Screen share tutorial available – when trial starts and throughout subscription|
|Flexible plans – pay monthly and transfer licenses between staff if you need to||N/A|
|Customer support from expert Adapt Learning project collaborators – we work closely with the Adapt Learning project, have access to the code database and influence the overall project direction|
|Full initial setup – we install, configure and test the Adapt framework and authoring tool on our servers, you just login|
|Secure hosting and daily server backups – provided via your own dedicated server dedicated instance|
|Release of new features, plugins and bug fixes||Monthly||2 or 3 times per year|
Courses made in Adapt
|Run in any web-browser|
|Built in HTML5|
|Wide range of HTML, making more sophisticated content possible|
|Display responsively on any device – from smartphone to big-screen projection|
|SCORM compliant – can be deployed and tracked on wide range of learner management systems|
|Direct and supported access to exclusive Can Studios presentation / question / graphic components and themes|
*Build and edit text, graphic and multiple choice interactions; edit title and body text in other interactions; manage media assets.