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Differences Between Articulate Studio’ 13 and Articulate Storyline 2

Differences Between Articulate Studio' 13 and Articulate Storyline 2

Articulate Storyline 2 is a wonderful rapid authoring tool. Using this tool, you can create any type of eLearning course and interactivity. Articulate Studio 13 is a PowerPoint add-in. You can use this tool to create presentation-based courses. In this blog, I would like to share the differences between Articulate Studio’ 13 and Articulate Storyline 2.

  Articulate Studio 13 Articulate Storyline 2
Type of Courses You can create presentation-based courses with Articulate Studio 13. You can create any type course with Articulate Storyline 2.
In-built Interactions You can use only 20 types of interactivities in courses, developed using Studio 13. You can create any type interaction with Articulate Storyline 2.
Animations All PowerPoint animations are supported by Articulate Studio 13. Articulate Storyline 2 supports only 15 animations.
Motion path animations Articulate Studio 13 supports motion path animations via PowerPoint. Articulate Storyline 2 also supports motion path animations. You can control the animations with triggers and timeline.
Simulations You can create simulations with Articulate Replay. You can easily create software simulations, using Articulate Storyline 2. After completing the recording, you can convert it to videos, watch, try and do simulations without re-recording.
Videos You can create eLearning videos with Articulate Replay and then add to Articulate Studio. You can create eLearning videos in Articulate Storyline 2 and also create them with Articulate Replay.
Negative points You can’t assign negative points to learners with Articulate Studio 13. You can assign to negative points to learners with Articulate Storyline 2.
Interactivities with programming You can create interactivities without programming. You can create interactivities with triggers and layers.
JavaScript JavaScript is not support by Articulate Studio 13. JavaScript is supported by Articulate Storyline 2.
Triggers, slide layers and Timeline There are no triggers, layers and timeline. You can’t create courses without triggers, layers and timeline.
Slide restrictions Slide restrictions cannot be applied using Articulate Studio 13. Slide restrictions can be applied.
Interactive objects Articulate Studio 13 has no interactive objects. Articulate Storyline 2 comes with pre-built interactive objects such as buttons, hotspots, sliders, markers, light box, data entry fields and scroll panel.
Animation Painter Articulate Studio 13 has no animation painter. Only Articulate Storyline 2 supports the animation painter. It is similar to format painter.
Local language Articulate Studio 13 does not support international languages. Articulate Storyline 2 supports international languages (English, Chinese, French, German, and Spanish).
Android Tablets Articulate Studio 13 only publishes to HTML5. Articulate Storyline 2 publish to HTML5 and also to android tablets

 These are the differences between these two tools. Hope you find this blog useful. Please do share your thoughts!

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