Desktop Vs. Cloud Authoring Tools: How To Choose Your eLearning Solution

| January 8, 2020

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Not so long ago, eLearning authoring tools were just emerging, which meant training managers were quite limited in their options when creating new material for their company. However, the industry has come a long way since then. One of the major advances is the introduction of cloud-based tools for authoring content. But some organizations still swear by traditional desktop tools. So when it’s time to select your eLearning authoring solution, you’re faced with two choices: either you go with a desktop software tool that is installed directly on your local machines or you can go with a cloud-based provider that makes all the tools—and your content—available from anywhere using internet browsers.

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