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.
Our courses are as likely to be completed in trucks and tractors as training suites, making fully mobile responsive content essential. That’s why we’ve authored our courses in Adapt from Can Studios since 2016 – and we trust them.
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.