Articulate Storyline 3 Review, Pricing and 30 Days Trial Download

Articulate Storyline 3 Review
Articulate Storyline 3 Review

Articulate Storyline 3 Review

Articulate Storyline 3 is a stand-alone e-learning authoring tool for creating interactive courses rapidly. It is supposed to be able to deliver mobile and accessible courses with enhanced interactivity faster responsive multi-device experiences, closed captioning, structure text with table and publish high-performance HTML5 courses. What’s more?

Articulate Storyline 3 is a separated product and has no relationship with Articulate 360 (includes the Storyline 360 with the same features). It is available to buy one-time license at $1398. You may have 30 days trial before making your final decision. Storyline 3 does not have access to Articulate Content Library or online reviewing and commenting system like you have Articulate 360.

However, you still get all necessary tools for creating responsive elearning courses with Storyline 3, included typical course templates, character library and the capability to export the whole project into HTML5 in SCORM and xAPI Tin can.

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Storyline 3 provides an intuitive and flexible user interface where you can change from Story View, Slide View, Master Slide or Feedback Master View quickly. The program supports 4 different languages which are Chinese, English, Espanol, Francais, Deutsch.

Storyline 3 offers responsive preview options where you can check how your course looks like on specific devices like laptop, tablet, smartphone or customized size device.

It has various type of interactions, includes some unique types like Dial, Sliders and numerous animations and transitions for polishing your slides.

Creating graded question, survey questions or freeform questions or Question Banks in Storyline 3 is as easy as any other authoring tools you see on the market such as ActivPresenter or iSpring Suite.

Reporting and tracking options: If you choose to publish your project with LMS option, you are able to set up reporting and tracking options. Storyline 3 allows various options to report to LMS as well as tracking your learners progress.


As mentioned in the first paragraph, Storyline 3 cost $1398 per license/ lifetime. This is not an expensive deal compared to what it offers. However, this is not the best price when compared to other similar software that we have reviewed such as ActivePresenter  ($399 per license) or iSpring Suite ($770).

Storyline 3 lacks some key features that elearning professionals may need such as adjusting course layout in real-time, text-to-speech, customize java script, advanced editing videos and audios and so on.

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You have to register your email, full name, address and phone number to get the download link for 30 days trial. After this period, you can’t access to your project any more. To get started, click here to visit Storyline 3 download page.

What’s the best Storyline 3 alternative? Check it out!

If you want to find an alternative to Storyline 3, take a look at my following suggestion. This programs is cheaper with similar authoring features and advanced video editing tools for Windows/ Mac. It is no doubt the best alternative to Storyline 3 for sure.

ActivePresenter 7 – Powerful eLearning Authoring Software

ActivePresenter includes all the tools needed to record screen, annotate, edit screencast videos and create interactive eLearning contents in HTML5

Download it free here

Bottom line

Elearning Supporter spends over 20 working hours testing Storyline 3 on various platforms. We’ve tried to test as many features of the program as possible. However, there are still many features that we can’t test carefully. If you found any wrong information in this post, don’t hesitate to share with us. Don’t forget to follow us to receive more valuable post notifications in the future.

Good luck!




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