Storyline 360: Publish to cmi5

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Publish your Storyline 360 courses to cmi5—the newest LMS standard. Cmi5 is often called “xAPI with rules.” It’s simpler than other LMS standards, combining the best parts of SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can API).

You’ll need to install Storyline 360 build 3.39.21985.0 or later to publish cmi5 output.

How to Publish a cmi5 Course

  1. Open the publish dialog and select the LMS tab on the left side of the window.
  2. Choose cmi5 from the LMS drop-down list and, if you’d like, customize your Reporting and Tracking options.
  3. Click Publish, then zip your published output and upload it to your LMS.
Publish dialog with cmi5 option selected

Learn more about publishing for LMS distribution. If you have any questions, join us in the community discussions. We’re happy to help!

HTML5-Only Output

Since Adobe is discontinuing Flash at the end of 2020, we’re no longer developing new Storyline 360 features for Flash output. New features, such as cmi5 publishing, are only supported in HTML5 output, which works perfectly in all major browsers on desktop computers and mobile devices.

The publish dialog lets you know if your project has any HTML5-only features, and if so, you won't have the option to publish Flash output.