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Updated by Christopher Pappas on Aug 29, 2015
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Free Authoring #Tools for #eLearning

In this list I will present you Free Authoring Tools that you can use in your eLearning design and development process. If anyone of you have used these authoring tools I will very much appreciate if he/she share with us a demo of the final output!



Izzui by QuickLessons LLC

Izzui by QuickLessons LLC
Izzui is a hybrid social learning application that can be linked with QuickLessons. Izzui uses Facebook as an LMS to track and deliver courses. Izzui also has an e-Commerce capability allowing users to charge and pay for courses that they have created.

Free PowerPoint to Flash Converter That Really Works

iSpring Free PowerPoint to Flash converter creates Flash (SWF) online presentations compliant to SCORM/LMS from your PowerPoint slides keeping all visual parameters and animation effects.

iSpring Free QuizMaker

Free QuizMaker lets you create Flash online quizzes and surveys easily, quickly and for absolutely free.

QuickLessons Authoring Tool by QuickLessons LLC

QuickLessons was built from the ground up to be a completely SaaS based content authoring tool, requiring the user to only have access to a web-browser. QuickLessons comes equipped with quizzes, games, characters, out-of-the-box animations and other customizable content to allow users to create truly unique and interactive flash-based content to meet their needs. Users can either use QuickLessons for free, publishing their content only to Facebook, or they can buy an individual, corporate or academic account.

authorPOINT by authorGEN Technologies

authorPOINT by authorGEN Technologies
authorPOINT is an authoring tool that allows users to capture presentations and add pre-recorded audio/video, all inside of Microsoft PowerPoint. authorGEN also offers authorPOINT Lite, which converts PowerPoint presentations to Flash.

Dipity by Dipity

Dipity by Dipity
From what we can glean from their website, Dipity is an online timeline creator. Users, known as Dipsters, can create their own content on subjects that are meaningful to them and share them with other users. Dipsters can also integrate social media into their timeline, utilizing real-time updates.

Document Suite 2008 by JetDraft Software

Document Suite 2008 by JetDraft Software
Document Suite 2008 is an authoring tool that helps transform documents into online help modules.

LessonWriter by Lesson Writer

LectureShare by LectureShare
From what we can gather from their website, LessonWriter is a tool for teachers that allows them to create lessons from any passage. These courses allow teachers to be creative with their lesson plans and also saves them a great deal of time.

MOS Solo by MindOnSite

MOS Solo offers a way for users to create content on the go without having to rely on a constant Internet connection. Even though they are using an offline content creation tool, they do not lose any of the functionality or power to create their multimedia content.

myUdutu Course Authoring Tool by Udutu Online Learning Solutions

A free online authoring tool with a suite of WSIWYG tools, allowing users to create courses in an approachable environment. Claims to export SCORM 1.2/2004 conformant courses to be used in a 3rd party LMS or integrate into social media sites, such as Facebook.

Scratch by MIT Media Lab

From what we can gather from their website, Scratch is a creative tool that helps users create content that is beyond the barriers of traditional page-turners. Scratch users can create interactive stories, animation, music, and art, then share their creations on the web.

xtimeline by Famento Inc

xtimeline is a tool that allows users to create timeline based content for free. Users can also share their timelines with other users, creating a community.

eLearning Translation Services | Global Lingo

eLearning translation for tools such as Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate and anything else that someone would like translated to and from any language.

QuizeForce ELearning Authoring Tool

Use free QuizForce Authoring Tool to create flash-based quizzes, assessments and surveys and upload them into your LMS.

WordForce ELearning Authoring Tool

Use free WordForce Authoring Tool to convert Word documents into online SCORM-compatible content and upload them into your LMS.

PowerPoinForce ELearning Authoring Tool

Use free PowerPointForce Authoring Tool to convert PowerPoint presentations to Flash format and upload them into your LMS.

e-Learning Software - Easygenerator

Find out how easygenerator (LCMS) will change your eLearning authoring development process. Our free SaaS elearning authoring software makes it possible to create adaptive eLearning so you and your colleagues can create eLearning courses together. Our collaborative features (roles, tasks, comments and more) will change how you work as a developer and with your team.

Jackdaw by e-Learning WMB

Jackdaw by e-Learning WMB
Jackdaw produces SCORM 1.2 compliant content that is easily integrated into any LMS. Users can create interactive content either from scratch or with the the help of over 100 templates. Jackdaw also lets users create content that they can then sell on the Open Elms webstore.

SlideGo - Interactive Slides

SlideGo is a free online slide editor. Its functionality is similar to Powerpoin with focus on interactivity, in fact it comes with a free Powerpoint converter that will retain all animations. Ouput is HTML5 and SCORM compliant.


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