Comparing Articulate Storyline 2 and Articulate Studio '13

Article Last Updated Oct 05, 2016

This article applies to:

Storyline 2, Studio '13, Replay 1

The following table compares the features of Articulate Storyline 2 and Articulate Studio '13. (Hover over highlighted cells for more information.)

Authoring Content

 StorylineStudio
Author content in Microsoft PowerPoint
Supports the most native PowerPoint features 
SmartArt graphics 
Motion paths
Slide transitions
Annotations 
Markers/labels 
Slide layers 
Object states 
Triggers 
Variables 
Sliders 
Custom slide sizes
Right-to-left language support
Section 508 support
Undockable/redockable panels in authoring environment 
Adjustable interface language 
AutoRecovery 

Media

 StorylineStudio
Record, import, and edit audio
Record, import, and edit videos
Uncompressed videos
Native screen recording 
Screen recording via Articulate Replay
Software simulations 
Articulate's illustrated and photographic character libraries
Interactive Flash files
Web content

Quizzes and Interactions

 StorylineStudio
Create custom interactions 
20 form-based interaction types 
25 question types
Drag-and-drop questions
Import questions from a spreadsheet or text file
Calculate total score from multiple quizzes in the same course 

Compatibility

 StorylineStudio
Import PowerPoint presentations
Import Articulate Studio '09 content
Import Articulate Studio '13 content
Import Articulate Storyline content 
PowerPoint 2016 support

Player

 StorylineStudio
Customizable player
Option to make the seekbar read-only (non-interactive)
Temporarily disable or hide navigation buttons with states and triggers 
Reverse previous/next buttons for right-to-left languages

Publishing

 StorylineStudio
Flash output
HTML5 output
Articulate Mobile Player output
Android support
iOS support
AICC
SCORM 1.2
SCORM 2004
Tin Can API1.01.0

Pricing and Support

 StorylineStudio
Discounted pricing when upgrading from Articulate Storyline 1 
Discounted pricing when upgrading from Articulate Studio '09 
Access to the industry's best community and support