Our Top Picks

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Tovuti LMS
  • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone
  • Personalized learner landing pages

With Tovuti LMS’ built-in course authoring, instructors can create native SCORM course content or import their own in any format, including PDFs or audio. The media library is the repository for additional material, while the Micro Learning Library displays bite-sized lessons. The platform enables instructors to manage student enrollment, reuse content, and gate it by requiring sequential lesson completion. Both learners and instructors can track progress across the learning path and required milestones.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Built-in CMS and blog
  • Automated alerts and notifications
  • Zapier integration and Open API

Cons

  • Pricing is steep

What Customers Are Saying

Tovuti customers say the interactive platform gives them the option to create more engaging material and track student progress. Admins find that the level of customization lets them tailor their offerings to better fit the brand. Besides being easy to use, Tovuti allows managers to get feedback about the courses to make them more effective.

Summary

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Tovuti LMS
  • Starting Price
    • Core
    • $450/month/teeam of 50
    • $550/month/team of 250
    • $800/month/team of 500
    • Contact for more pricing options
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Support Options
    Email, Phone
  • Course Management
    no
Features
  • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone
  • Personalized learner landing pages
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Thinkific
  • Full access to HTML and CSS
  • Certificate management and authentication
  • Easily accessible to any device
Thinkific is a training software that aims to revolutionize how people train and are being trained online by providing all the necessary tools to turn one’s expertise into a helpful business or company asset that can leverage the status of the workforce. It is also a marketplace of online courses prepared by experts from different fields to share their knowledge, grow their audience, scale up their businesses and eventually, train other people to become experts in whichever field they want to grow. This makes training easily accessible anytime and anywhere.


Thikific gives companies the total freedom to set up their desired integrations, import users, publish and deliver their training courses, and most importantly, track their employees’ progress! They can easily customize their courses with quick uploads of necessary materials they want to include. Thinkific is packed with various tools that make online training effective such as the use of Group, a feature that allows learners to be segmented and get pre-planned training courses according to their location, department, and company roles.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Equipped with website building and designing tools
  • Commendable user interface for the end-user
  • Availability of knowledge assessment tools for students

Cons

  • No chat support

What Customers Are Saying

    Summary

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    Thinkific
    • Starting Price
      • Free version available
      • Basic: $39/month
      • Pro: $79/month
      • Premier: $399/month
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone
    • Course Management
      yes
    Features
    • Full access to HTML and CSS
    • Certificate management and authentication
    • Easily accessible to any device
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    Lessonly
    • Deployment: Web-based
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Coaching feedback loop

    Lessonly is an enterprise-ready training platform that has a drag-and-drop interface to help administrators build lessons quickly. Organizations can create custom lessons via branded portals, which are delivered to a mobile device for convenience. Assigning training paths and certifications is easy, and with on-demand practice, learners improve knowledge and skills. Coaches and employees can communicate and receive helpful feedback, while reporting offers admins the necessary insights for understanding results and potential knowledge gaps. Lessonly integrates with applications such as Slack and Zendesk and has an open API for further customization.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Easy-to-use interface
    • Gamification for increasing learner interaction
    • Pre-built and open third-party integrations

    Cons

    • No course management

    What Customers Are Saying

    Customers say they saved lots of time converting their organizational knowledge into Lessonly and it helped cut down training time in some cases. They also like how it can tie into in-person events, making it a truly unified system. Users also have great things to say about the customer support team going the extra mile.

    Summary

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    Lessonly
    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Web-Based
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone
    • Course Management
      no
    Features
    • Deployment: Web-based
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Coaching feedback loop
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    Arlo
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Instructor-led training administration

    Arlo is an all-in-one training software solution that facilitates course management. Training providers can create their own dedicated training website, which gets automatically updated. Course templates make it easy to process and schedule rerun courses, and by offering live, self-paced, and blended learning environments, organizations open themselves up to different markets. The platform also offers flexible payment options. A real-time dashboard shows key course metrics so businesses can plan future offerings. Arlo integrates with several popular applications, including Survey Monkey, Zapier, and WordPress.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Accommodates student learning in multiple environments
    • Training providers can have their own site
    • Integrates with popular applications

    Cons

    • Doesn’t offer learning tracks
    • No live rep online support

    What Customers Are Saying

    Customers are using words like "fantastic" and "great" to describe their experiences with Arlo LMS. Trainers love that it integrates well with popular platforms such as WordPress and that its clean layout makes going through the step-by-step processes much simpler. When it comes to correspondence, the platform earns major points with its professional-looking templates.

    Summary

    • Starting Price
      • Simple: $89/month/license
      • Professional: $159/month/license
      • Enterprise: $209/month/license
    • Free Trial/Demo
      14-Day Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone
    • Course Management
      yes
    Features
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Instructor-led training administration
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    Users love how easy it is to load their training material into Mindflash without using specialized software. They like that they can simply pull up student records in the system instead of tracking down paper records. Managers love the clean appearance and
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
    • Personalized learning paths

    The SAP Litmos training platform provides training professionals with everything they need to manage their entire program. Its online course builder is ready out of the box with accessible content creation tools in multiple formats. Automating many mundane tasks allows admins and instructors to focus more on teaching and create personalized, engaging learning paths. For video communications from students, Litmos uses AI in addition to coaches who assess them based on metadata and speech rate. Real-time activity notifications and reports help instructors better track learner progress. Integrations with applications, such as Zoom, are available in the marketplace, and there are several add-on functionalities, such as Salesforce integration, that cost extra.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Automated task workflows
    • Real-time activity notifications

    Cons

    • Salesforce integration costs extra
    • Not for academic or education organizations

    What Customers Are Saying

    Helpful and quick customer support are the features customers love about SAP Litmos. Some managers were able to significantly increase their compliance rates and times, while others were able to cut the training launches to days instead of weeks. Trainers love the positive feedback from their learners.

    Summary

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    Users love how easy it is to load their training material into Mindflash without using specialized software. They like that they can simply pull up student records in the system instead of tracking down paper records. Managers love the clean appearance and
    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      14-Day Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone, Live Support
    • Course Management
      yes
    Features
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
    • Personalized learning paths
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    Coassemble
    • Deployment: Web-based
    • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
    • 40+ Customizable templates

    Coassemble is a remote team training platform. It has a drag-and-drop interface for easy course creation and over 40 customizable templates for trainers to use. It’s a UX-driven platform where students can simply click and join. Instructors can automate tools to deliver training solutions quickly, and because Coassemble is an all-in-one training solution, organizations can upload their old training and turn it into newer, richer content. Granular reporting lets trainers and administrators track team progress and measure course performance. Integration options include popular applications such as Slack and Google.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Drag-and-drop interface for easy use
    • Automate processes for quick delivery
    • Integrates with popular applications

    Cons

    • No mobile app indicated
    • No learning tracks or paths
    • Instructor-led training not offered

    What Customers Are Saying

    Easily setting up modules for training new hires is one of the many reasons users think Coassemble is a great LMS. Agencies say its multi-tenancy and built-in gamification make it an attractive platform for the price. Many call it a clean, intuitive, and solid platform.

    Summary

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    Coassemble
    • Starting Price
      • $299/month
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Web-Based
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone, Live Support
    • Course Management
      no
    Features
    • Deployment: Web-based
    • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
    • 40+ Customizable templates
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    BizLibrary
    • Deployment: Web-based
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Content sharing and curation among peers

    BizLibrary is an IT training system that offers customizable learning solutions for corporations and businesses. Between its Learning Experience Platform, LXP, and Learning Management System, LMS, BizLibrary aims to accommodate users across all preferences. It enables collaboration by allowing learners to share and curate preferred content with their peers. Through its search and filtering options, students can easily find top-rated and reviewed courses as well as content recommended by the engine itself, creating a more personalized learning experience. Its gamification features encourage system utilization, and with insights, administrators can get reports on specific KPIs, including stats on compliance training requirements.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Offers personalized learning experience
    • Enables peer collaboration
    • KPI reporting

    Cons

    • Price isn’t listed on the site
    • Not for academic or education organizations
    • Course management not offered

    What Customers Are Saying

    BizLibrary impresses customers with how friendly it is to use on all sides and with the wealth of continually updated and relevant content it houses. The training concierge support is a great time saver. The value it adds to the users' organization aligns with the objective of many who had to move to online learning.

    Summary

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    BizLibrary
    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Web-Based
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone
    • Course Management
      no
    Features
    • Deployment: Web-based
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Content sharing and curation among peers
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    Docebo LMS
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
    • Customized learning in different languages

    Docebo is an AI-powered, multilingual learning management system that supports customizing learning for different segments all in one place with the help of Docebo pages. Gamification increases learner engagement and utilization. Trainers can manage classroom schedules and assignments when dealing with instructor-led sessions. Organizations can create branded portals and even sell their digital content. Custom reporting for dashboards, courses, users, and other aspects is also available. Companies can import their old training content, and the platform integrates with over 35 applications, including Salesforce and Zoom.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Gamification helps with learner engagement
    • Users can learn online or offline
    • Can sell digital content

    Cons

    • No learning path available
    • Pricing not shown on the site

    What Customers Are Saying

    LMS administrators like how Docebo's great user experience and overall functionality make it stand above the competition. The fact that integrating apps via the API is a great experience makes technicians pleased with its customizability. Instructional designers especially like the self-paced option, among other features that enable deeper learning.

    Summary

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    Docebo LMS
    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo and 14-Day Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone, Live Support
    • Course Management
      yes
    Features
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
    • Customized learning in different languages
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    SkyPrep
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Accepts many forms of course files

    SkyPrep is an all-in-one LMS platform. Administrators can build courses, tests, and automated grading tasks in addition to creating personalized learning paths. The software accepts many types of files, and trainers can send automated updates and reminders to students. Organizations can brand all aspects of their e-learning portal, and with data encryption and log-in verification, user data is secure. Visual reports and performance reporting make it easy for trainers to see what’s going on. SkyPrep integrates with popular applications, such as LinkedIn and G Suite, and has open API for other trusted third-party integrations.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Automated tasks and alerts
    • Customized branding
    • Personalized learning with grouping

    Cons

    • Single sign-on not available with Core plan
    • Lacks course management feature

    What Customers Are Saying

    The term that crops up repeatedly when customers talk about SkyPrep is "easy to use." In some cases, customers who've been using it for years have needed little help from customer service. Admins find the navigation intuitive, especially for their learners. They also like the convenience of drilling down and scheduling reports.

    Summary

    • Starting Price
      • $199/month for Core
      • $499/month for Premium
      • Custom for Enterprise
    • Free Trial/Demo
      14-Day Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
    • Support Options
      Email, Phone
    • Course Management
      no
    Features
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Accepts many forms of course files
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    TalentCards
    • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
    • Customer service: Email, phone
    • Bold mobile training solutions

    TalentCards is a training mobile solution for deskless workforce to help businesses create beautiful learning cards in few seconds and deliver training over mobile to reach learners anytime, anyplace. It works through building microlearning content and managing users through an intuitive web interface while learners engage through native iOS and Android mobile apps. TalentCards provide several mobile training solutions and give customized evaluation of what will work best to their clients.

    Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Accessible microlearning everywhere
    • Integrates with other learning management systems

    Cons

    • Slow customer service

    What Customers Are Saying

      Summary

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      TalentCards
      • Starting Price
        • Small: $49/month (up to 50 users)
        • Basic: $79/month (up to 100 users)
        • Plus: $179/month (up to 250 users)
        • Premium: $279/month (up to 500 users)
      • Free Trial/Demo
        Free Trial
      • Deployment
        Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
      • Support Options
        Email, Phone
      • Course Management
        yes
      Features
      • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
      • Customer service: Email, phone
      • Bold mobile training solutions
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      TalentLMS
      • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
      • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
      • Central repository for course documents

      TalentLMS is an online employee training software that saves users time by facilitating learning on the go. Courses are created using intuitive builders that enable collaboration between administrators, instructors, and HR and are organized in a centralized repository for future use. Badges and leaderboards encourage learner engagement, and with the provided blended learning options, learners get the benefit of the most effective training methods for them.

      Pros & Cons

      Pros

      • Free version includes up to 10 courses
      • Lots of popular third-party integration options

      Cons

      • TalentLibrary is an extra cost

      What Customers Are Saying

      Many who use TalentLMS rave about the unlimited possibilities of the system. They like being able to create secondary websites for different departments in addition to being able to quickly pull up learner data. There's also a lot of positive feedback about how tech support was willing to help them create useful modifications.

      Summary

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      TalentLMS
      • Starting Price
        • Free version available
        • Starter: $59/month
        • Basic: $129/month
        • Plus: $249/month
        • Premium: $429/month
      • Free Trial/Demo
        Free version available
      • Deployment
        Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
      • Support Options
        Email, Phone, Live Support
      • Course Management
        yes
      Features
      • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
      • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
      • Central repository for course documents
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      Mindflash
      • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
      • Customer service: Email, phone
      • Mindflash-Perfect Content Conversion

      Mindflash is an online employee training software that has a user-friendly platform for delivering content. Trainers can automate email reminders and updates on any device. With Mindflash-Perfect Content Conversion, companies can upload and reuse the same courses that are preserved in the platform. There are pre-built quizzing options, and admins with specific permissions can enable auto-enroll and self-enroll options for learners to further their professional development. Reporting lets trainers get holistic views of course information and trainee status, and as a SCORM-compliant LMS, the platform allows users to create content in SCORM as well as other common formats. Mindflash has a pre-built integration for Zapier and an API that enables data sharing with trusted third-party systems.

      Pros & Cons

      Pros

      • Automated alerts and updates
      • Auto-enroll and self-enroll options
      • Role- and group-based access

      Cons

      • Limited pre-built integrations
      • Pricing not specified

      What Customers Are Saying

      Users love how easy it is to load their training material into Mindflash without using specialized software. They like that they can simply pull up student records in the system instead of tracking down paper records. Managers love the clean appearance and how quickly employees and students can get started with the system.

      Summary

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      Mindflash
      • Starting Price
        • Custom Quote
      • Free Trial/Demo
        Free Demo
      • Deployment
        Web-Based, iPhone / iPad, Android
      • Support Options
        Email, Phone
      • Course Management
        no
      Features
      • Deployment: Web-based, iPhone/iPad, Android
      • Customer service: Email, phone
      • Mindflash-Perfect Content Conversion

      How We Chose the Best Training Apps

      Training management software, sometimes called learning management systems or LMS, streamlines training processes through various forms of automation. This applies to both internal and external training situations. There are plenty of solutions available for all types of courses, but only a few have what it takes to be rated as the best training software of 2021. For this list, we considered the following key criteria: training features, types of training, and reports.

      Training Features

      The best LMS software includes features to manage courses and various learning tracks available to students. Along with these features, it needs to allow users to administer instructor-led classes in addition to the self-paced route.

      Types of Training

      Training software can apply to academic/educational organizations as well as corporate and business settings. The best LMS tool is able to support both of these training types.

      Reports

      When it comes to reporting, it’s all about making the most informed decisions. In the case of training software, getting a better view of your business by answering questions about various aspects of the course provides clarity on what works and what needs to be tweaked.