Comparative Table

To compare key features including security and hosting, view this  comparative table to compare VidVersity with other online learning creation products.

Key points of difference for VidVersity include the following:-

  • cloud based;
  • intuitive and engaging to use for both learners and creators;
  • highly secure and fully owned and hosted in Australia;
  • key focus on personal service, support and training;
  • ability to support large video files;
  • agile and easy to use functions including a range of administrator functions;
  • designed for anyone to access and use to ensure a high ROI.
FEATURES
VIDVERSITY (video based with a range of interactivity such as slides, links, documents and questions).
STORYLINE /RISE /
CAPTIVATE
(Text and slide based)
CAMTASIA (screen capture)
COURSE SELLING PLATFORMS (eg. Teachable/ Thinkific)
HOSTING PROVIDED
Yes.

VidVersity provides secure hosting with AWS (Australia).
All hosting is included
in pricing. Hosting is highly secure.

No.

Arrange own hosting.

Note: costs for secure hosting may be significant.

No.

Arrange own hosting.

Note: costs for secure hosting may be significant.

Yes.

Note that hosting may not be in Australia and therefore may not meet your organisations security requirements.
Content can be difficult to export. Not generally suited as an enterprise solution.

VIDEO CENTRIC
Yes

VidVersity is an end to end platform that enables the creation and delivery of interactive videos for education and training and learning. Large video files can be easily supported within the platform. Easy to edit and update.

No.

You can add videos to the material but you need to host. Large videos may be problematic.

Yes.

It is a general video tool, not specifically designed for education and has limited learning features and interactivity.

No.

It is limited to only templates and video capability is limited.

VIDEO EDITOR
Yes.

VidVersity has an intuitive editor to allow you to remove parts of a video and/or break down into chapters. Designed for anyone to use. Easy to update existing content.

No.

Text editing only, no video editing.

Yes.

A very complex editor – hard to learn and use.

No.

Text editing only, no video editing.

EMBED QUIZZES
Yes.

You can add true/false, multiple choice and fill in the blank. The learner must complete for the video to continue.

No.

You can add a variety of quizzes but not within the video.

Yes.

No.

You can add a variety of quizzes but not within the video.

SCORM ( so courses can delivered in an LMS)
Yes.

Unlike other formats, VidVersity can deliver very large videos inside SCORM. Video hosting is included in the subscription (AWS) making it easy to manage the SCORM file.

Yes.

Only small videos can be embedded otherwise you need to link to an external (unsecure) video. It is difficult to manage and track large video files.

Yes.

Only small videos can be embedded otherwise you need to link to an external (unsecure) video. It is difficult to manage and track large video files.

No.

Teachable courses cannot be delivered in an LMS. You can only deliver within the Teachable platform.

ADD RESOURCES
Yes.

You can link to documents and URLs and embed in the video which is securely stored.
Documents and notes can be downloaded by learners.

Yes.

You can link to documents and URLs but cannot embed in the video.

Yes.

You can link to documents and URLs

Yes.

You can link to documents and URLs but cannot embed in the video.

LTI (so can track in LMS using LTI)
Yes.

IMS Global certified.

No.No.No. Teachable courses cannot be delivered in an LMS. You can only deliver within the Teachable platform.
DATA ON VIDEO VIEWING
Yes.

You can track either by video viewing or quiz score. A key feature is that this data is available with or without an LMS. Note the ability to access a range of administrator functions. See below.

Yes.

Only with small videos if delivered in SCORM.

No.Yes.

Only within Teachable.

EMBED POWERPOINT INTO VIDEO
Yes.

You can add your own PowerPoints or use the VidVersity slide builder. Slides can be easily updated, edited or drag and drop to change slide order.

No.Yes.No.
BRANDING
Yes.

You can add your own corporate colours and logo to the template. This function is intuitive and easy to use.

Yes.Yes.Yes.
DELIVER AND TRACK WITHOUT AN LMS
Yes.

VidVersity offers an integrated LMS. This means VidVersity content can be delivered securely to learners with password protected login, and with detailed tracking and data. Ideal to deliver to learners outside the organisation such as clients, or where no internal LMS is available. Further option to generate URL for easy sharing of content eg. client communications.

No.No.Yes.
APP TO UPLOAD LARGE VIDEOS
Yes.

VidVersity has an Android and iPhone app to upload videos from your phone directly to the platform for editing.

No.No.No.
SECURITY &
PRIVACY
SPECIFICATIONS
Fully hosted in Australia with AWS and meets all the Australian Privacy Principles. A full set of privacy and security specifications are available on request.
Will depend on location of hosting service selected.Will depend on location of hosting service selected.Check with provider on location of hosting.
ONBOARDING, TRAINING, SUPPORT & PERSONAL SERVICE.Service and support is key. Every VidVersity subscriber is assigned a Success Manager who will co-ordinate onboarding, training and support and ongoing needs through the subscription period. Personal service is key to the VidVersity offering.
In addition VidVersity has phone or email helpdesk. To assist with onboarding VidVeristy offers both in person training and a comprehensive and practical self paced online workshop.
Online ticketed support.Online ticketed support.Paid support / check with provider.
EASE OF USEVidVersity has been designed as an easy to use platform. This means organisations can deploy the platform across all areas of service from Communication, Business Development, Subject Matter Experts, Learning and Development and service providers within the organisation to develop content for internal use and for the use of clients and customers. This ensure a high ROI.Rise : easy to use but limited by templates.
Storyline & Captivate: require skilled users.
Complex platform requiring skilled users.Easy to use but restricted with templates.
CONSULTING SERVICES AVAILABLE.VidVersity has a team of highly skilled consultants available for all aspects on design, creation and delivery of online learning and training. Ideal for organisations wishing to outsource all or part of their online training development.No.No.No.
LOCATIONAustralia.
VidVersity was developed in Melbourne Australia and has offices in Melbourne and Sydney.
Fully hosted in Australia with AWS.
Company directors and staff are all based in Australia . This is relevant for some professional services and government clients.
Articulate: US based.
Rise :US Based.
Captivate: US based.
Camtasia: US based.
Thinkific : Canada.
ADMINISTRATION FUNCTION
VidVersity offers a comprehensive administrator platform with the ability to generate reports, change design features including logo, colour, generate learner data, bulk or individual learner upload and learner settings. Ease of use to upload to an LMS or access alternative share function.
CLOUD-BASEDYes.No.No.Yes.
PRICING STRUCTUREAnnual subscription pricing based on the number of people in the organisation eg. up to 500 etc. Pricing includes all video hosting, onboarding and support throughout the subscription period.
Unlimited creators within the organisation.
Rise – YES
Articulate – NO
Captivate -No.
No.Yes.